Japan Display Inc.

Japan Display Inc.

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Japan Display Inc. was formed from the integration of the small-medium display businesses of Sony, Toshiba and Hitachi on April 1, 2012.
Japan Display, Inc. engages in the development, design, manufacture, and sale of small and medium sized display devices and related products. It offers liquid crystal display modules for smartphones, tablets, automotive, digital cameras, and medical equipment.
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27 Feb 2024

Automotive Heads-up Displays 2024-2034: Technologies, Players, Opportunities

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He
13 Nov 2023

Micro-LED Displays: The Future of Visual Excellence

In a world increasingly driven by the demand for stunning visual experiences, Micro-LED displays have emerged as a disruptive technology, promising to redefine how people perceive and interact with the world through screens.
1 Nov 2023

Micro-LED Displays 2024-2034: Technology, Commercialization, Opportunity, Market and Players

IDTechEx Report: Dr Xiaoxi He
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

Displays for Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality 2024-2034: Forecasts, Technologies, Markets

IDTechEx Report: Sam Dale and Dr Xiaoxi He
21 Sep 2022

Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Headsets 2023-2033: Technologies, Players, and Markets

IDTechEx Report: Sam Dale
4 Feb 2022

Deep Optics

Deep Optics is an Israeli company which designs flat, dynamic liquid crystal lenses for human vision-related applications. Its first product is adaptive diopter sunglasses for the correction of presbyopia, released under its consumer-facing brand 32°N. Future target uses of this technology include augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) headsets, where the lenses could adjust for prescriptions and solve the vergence-accommodation conflict.
14 Jan 2022


Lynx is the manufacturer of a standalone headset, the R-1, that blurs the lines between augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR). The light and slim VR headset is well-suited for video passthrough AR due to is slim form factor, its ability to operate at low latency and lack of requirement for an eye surround. Targeted at enterprise and consumer applications, customer deliveries are due to begin in April 2022.
19 Apr 2021

Micro-LED Displays, A Threat to OLED Displays or Not?

Micro-LED, believed by many as the next-generation display technology, has been pursued by players of LED, display, OEM, materials and so on. It is also widely believed by many that Micro-LED displays are the replacement of OLED displays, especially in TV applications.
28 Nov 2020


Glō established in 2010 in Sweden, is a fabless company based on research performed at Lund University. Glō then moved to Silicon Valley in 2012.
31 Jul 2020

MicroLED Displays: Getting Ready for the Future?

MicroLED, believed by many to be the next generation of display technology, has been pursued by players of LED, display, OEM, materials and so on. Differentiated from LCD and OLED, microLED is considered to be the only display technology that has no size limitation. What are the potential applications?
13 Feb 2020

Thin Sensor Measures Fingerprints, Veins and Pulse Waves

A thin image sensor that allows for both high-speed readout and high-resolution imaging.
9 Feb 2017

Japan Display Inc announces development of FULL ACTIVE FLEX

Japan Display Inc has announced the development of FULL ACTIVE FLEX, which uses a plastic substrate for both sides of the liquid crystal layer, and its introduction into a 5.5-inch Full-HD LCD display for smartphone devices.
10 Jan 2017

CES 2017- Day 2, January 6th, 2017

Day 2 of CES was dedicated to start ups and new companies doing interesting things.
15 Nov 2016

Japan Display and E Ink form strategic alliance

ePaper is a reflective display with qualities equivalent to traditional paper and images shown on ePaper can be updated electronically. ePaper has features of wide viewing angle, low power consumption, and vivid images can be seen even under bright sunlight.
19 Nov 2015

Evolving Low Power Consumption LCD "WhiteMagic(TM)"

Japan Displays Inc, Japan
7 Oct 2014

Japan Display Inc.

A joint Venture between Hitachi, Sony and Toshiba (LCD businesses put together). In November 2012 the company unveiled their first OLED prototype (4.5" 1280x720, 326 ppi, WRGB), using a WRGB architecture (white OLEDs with color filters) and a top-emission device structure. In 2013 JDI unveiled a 5.2" Full-HD OLED panel, using White OLED technology and LTPS backplane.
7 Oct 2014


Sony was one the early pioneers in AMOLED displays. Initial development started in 1994 and was housed at the Atsugi design center (south of Tokyo). Sony introduced the world's first OLED TV in 2007, using a 11" panel. It was only produced in small quantities. Sony is currently producing OLED panels for professional monitors (used during film/video production)
7 Oct 2014


Panasonic has invested in inkjet printing manufacturing methods, using polymer OLED from Sumitomo. At CES 2013, they demonstrated a 56" printed TV. The details of the printing process were not disclosed.
24 Aug 2014

LG Display

LG Electronics, LG Chem, Innotek