20 Sep 2023
Will LCDs be Replaced in VR?
In 2023, almost every VR device uses LCDs (Liquid Crystal Displays) to replace the real world with digital content, but a shift might be underway in 2024. Apple's Vision Pro is set to be one of the earliest VR devices to use OLED-on-Si technology, also known as micro-OLED, in a move to shrink headsets down whilst offering extremely high-quality images.
14 Aug 2023
Founded in 1993 in China, this year marks 30 years since the inception of BOE Technology. BOE is a leading internet of things (IoT) company and one of the global leaders in display technology. With over 80,000 patents, BOE has become one of the largest and important tech companies in the world.
With regards to the display sector, BOE is particularly strong in delivering next generation LEDs and miniLEDs. More recently, this technology has been used effectively as a backlighting unit (BLU) to the traditional thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD), creating a more uniform light source to this display type.
4 Aug 2023
LinkZill is an early stage Chinese company that produces TFT arrays for sensing and bio-chip applications. IDTechEx caught up with CEO Linrun Feng to find out more.
6 Jun 2023
IDTechEx Explains What Apple's Vision Pro Headset Does Differently
On June 5th, Apple ended years of speculation and finally announced a mixed reality (MR) headset. The US$3499 Vision Pro headset confirmed some expectations and confounded others. IDTechEx has been tracking the mixed, augmented and virtual reality markets since 2015, with reports on headsets and accessories and optics available now and a report on displays for AR/VR soon to be released. This insight into the AR/VR industry and associated technologies provides context to IDTechEx's initial analysis of Apple's headset design philosophy.
20 Apr 2022
E Ink Joins Forces with Six Module Partners to Promote Color ePaper
E Ink announced they are working with six ePaper module partners, including BOE Technology Group, DKE Co., Ltd., Jiangxi Xing Tai Technology Co., Ltd., Innolux Corporation, Qingyue Technology, and Yes Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. to promote E Ink Gallery Palette and E Ink Gallery Plus color ePaper products.
15 Jul 2021
Micro-LED Displays From 2021 Onward
From mobile phones, TVs, to cars and public screens, displays have become an important component in daily life to convey information. The importance of displays becomes more significant during COVID-19, as the demand to have a display for remote communication is higher. There is an emerging display type— Micro-LED display, which has the potential to become the next-generation mainstream, with its ability to be fabricated from tiny to huge sizes. The challenges and opportunities are discussed in the IDTechEx report "Micro-LED Displays 2021-2031: Technology, Commercialization, Opportunity, Market and Players".
22 Jun 2021
Mini-LED to Micro-LED Displays: The Industry Game-Changer is Coming
2020 and 2021 are the years for the Mini-LED displays to boost. Backlit Mini-LEDs' taking off has also paved the way for Micro-LED displays, a potential display industry game-changer.
24 Apr 2021
Micro-LED Displays for 2021 Onwards
From mobile phones, TVs, to cars and public screens, displays have become an important component in our daily life to convey information. There is an emerging display type— Micro-LED display, which has the potential to become the next-generation mainstream.
23 Apr 2021
On April 22 Rohinni announced its 100 Hz bond-head for mounting mini-LEDs from a wafer at very high speed - this is 14x faster than competing technology and regarded as a significant development.
11 Jan 2021
Rohinni Doubles Mini LED Placement Speed with 100 Hz Placement Tech
Rohinni,a leading developer of enabling technology for design and production of mini LED- and micro LED-based products, today announced that it has achieved the fastest proven mini LED placement speed at 100 Hz with its new bondhead.
21 Sep 2020
Rohinni has developed a direct transfer technology for mounting mini-LEDs. They are commercializing their lighting technology for LCD displays backplanes, keyboard backlights and automotive lighting via multiple joint ventures.
29 Jun 2020
Emissive QLED: the ultimate display technology?
In this article we discuss emissive QDs. This is potentially the ultimate display technology since it can offer printability, ultra-narrow FWHM and thus ultranarrow color gamut, high efficacy, etc. The challenges are however many, and the technology roadmap is long.