23 Nov 2023
TriLite: Visit and Technology Demo
TriLite is a Viennese startup developing laser beam scanning (LBS) displays for augmented reality (AR). IDTechEx visited its Viennese headquarters and tried a demonstration of its projectors in a headset.
21 Nov 2023
Optiark is a Chinese designer and manufacturer of single-layer diffractive waveguides and associated optical engines for augmented reality (AR). IDTechEx met Optiark at AWE EU 2023.
22 Sep 2023
STMicroelectronics and Augmented Reality
STMicroelectronics (ST) is a Swiss-headquartered large multinational semiconductor company. It develops and delivers semiconductor solutions across the spectrum of microelectronics applications. This profile focuses on its activities supporting AR (augmented reality) devices, particularly laser beam scanning (LBS) displays.
14 Jun 2023
Jade Bird Display
Jade Bird Display (JBD) designs and manufactures microLED displays with complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) backplanes for applications including augmented reality (AR) devices, where it has been the first microLED firm to reach the market. JBD updated IDTechEx on its progress since its last interview in early 2022, including the opening of its new fab in Hefei, updated product lineup and promising financial results.
1 Jun 2023
Waveguide supplier for OQmented prototype smart glasses. Note that Dispelix has a huge range of partnerships with AR display firms.
25 May 2023
Designer of single layer surface relief diffractive waveguides with many industry partnerships.
12 May 2023
TriLite is a developer and manufacturer of laser beam scanning (LBS) projectors, targeted especially for use in consumer augmented reality (AR) glasses. TriLite's Trixel 3 projector is extremely compact to fit in the arm of glasses, uses a single bi-axial MEMS mirror, and does not require external relay optics. The Vienna, Austria based firm has developed innovative machine learning-based software to simplify calibration and control, reducing production costs and increasing manufacturing yields.
22 Feb 2023
Independent developer of single layer surface relief diffractive waveguides.
17 Jan 2023
VividQ and Dispelix: Pairing Holographic Displays with Waveguides
Holographic display technology firm VividQ discussed the development of a combined waveguide combiner and 3D holographic display system for AR headsets in conjunction with waveguide development firm Dispelix.
9 May 2022
Dispelix is a Finnish firm designing surface relief grating diffractive waveguides for consumer augmented reality devices. Unlike other companies' designs, they use a single waveguide layer for full RGB color — this helps to decrease weight but increases design complexity. Its in-house design software was developed specifically to solve this issue. The company is in the process of scaling production with its fab partners.
16 Mar 2022
Waveguide supplier for OQmented prototype smart glasses.
16 Feb 2022
Jade Bird Display
Jade Bird Display (JBD) is a Shanghai-based developer and manufacturer of microLED microdisplays and projection engines which are mainly targeted at augmented reality (AR) devices. The company operates on a fab model and manufactures high pixel density (>5000PPI) polychrome and monochrome displays and light engines — its solutions are currently in several commercially available AR devices. JBD displays are also suited for use in HUDs, sports optics, holographic sights, and 3D printing, but this profile concentrates on AR.
6 Jan 2022
Dispelix is another leading diffractive waveguide design house.
6 Jan 2022
Makes diffractive waveguides.
27 Mar 2020
Waveguides in AR and MR devices
Waveguides are an important part of augmented reality or mixed reality device. This premium article introduces waveguides, based on data from the IDTechEx Report "Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2020-2030".
15 Jan 2020
Dispelix are a company that create waveguides for AR products. IDTechEx interviewed Dispelix's Co-founder and CEO Antti Sunnari and discussed the current position of the company.