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.
24 Aug 2014
LG Electronics, LG Chem, Innotek
5 Aug 2014
INCJ, JDI, Sony and Panasonic announce the establishment of JOLED Inc
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Japan Display Inc, Sony Corporation and Panasonic Corporation have announced that they have executed a definitive agreement to establish a new company, JOLED Inc, to integrate Sony and Panasonic's R&D functions for organic light-emitting diode display panels.
27 May 2013
Development of 5.2-inch full-HD OLED display investment
Japan Display Inc has developed a high pixel density 5.2-inch (diagonal) organic light emitting diode (OLED) display prototype with full high-definition display resolution of 1,080 horizontal pixels X 1,920 vertical pixels ("Full-HD").
27 Mar 2013
OLEDs and the beginning of the end for LCDs
LCD panel makers in Taiwan, Japan and Korea have been suffering. Despite the growing demand for LCDs the high number of panel makers and new competition from China has resulted in tough price competition for panel makers, to the point that many panel makers are no longer profitable.
11 Mar 2013
Display Trends: OLEDs, LCDs and E-Readers
LCD panel makers in Taiwan, Japan and Korea have been suffering. Despite the growing demand for LCDs the high number of panel makers and new competition from China has resulted in severe price competition, to the point that many panel makers are no longer profitable.