4 Feb 2022
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.
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.