20 Sep 2022
Lenovo: The ThinkReality A3
Lenovo showcased its ThinkReality A3 headset at Laval Virtual 2022. Released in 2021, these are marketed as a lightweight AR headset or smart glasses, as opposed to an MR device.
20 Sep 2022
Panasonic sub-brand Shiftall showed off an exciting compact VR headset at CES 2022, aimed at higher-end gaming use. Despite appearing close to a final product at the event, the headset has yet to launch in September 2022.
24 Nov 2021
Making the Metaverse: Hardware Hurdles, Discussed by IDTechEx
Are you fed up with Zoom? Do you want online interactions to feel more... interactive? The metaverse promises a step-change in how society communicates but, without the hardware technology, will ultimately remain a pipe dream.
6 Dec 2018
Microdisplay chip paves the way for high-performance smart glasses
EU-funded scientists have developed a high-resolution microdisplay chip for less bulky high-performance virtual reality and assisted-vision headsets.
1 Sep 2018
Global OLED Display Forecasts and Technologies 2019-2029
Forecasts from IDTechEx Global OLED Display Forecasts and Technologies 2019-2029: The Rise of Flexible and Foldable Displays report.
28 Nov 2017
High-performance OLED microdisplays for next-generation smart glasses
A consistent trend across the tech sector is the one-upmanship of increasingly high screen resolution and larger display size. Yet, the fact that the former increases faster than the latter means that manufacturers must achieve ever-higher pixel density. Large OLED microdisplays developed under the LOMID project could help solve that problem, thereby providing Europe with a competitive edge.
20 Jan 2016
Microdisplay technologies for smartglasses
If the buzz at the Consumer Electronics Show is any indication of things to come (and it usually is), 2016 is expected to be the year of virtual reality.
18 Jan 2016
Microdisplay techology for smartglasses: Enabling the AR-VR revolution
If the buzz at the Consumer Electronics Show is any indication of things to come (and usually, it is), 2016 is expected to be the year of virtual reality (VR). Much anticipated VR headset launches, announcement of investment in enabling technologies, and developments of optimized components made virtual reality the words on everyone's lips at CES2016 in Las Vegas. IDTechEx detail and benchmark the key competing display technologies that will enable this revolution.
2 Oct 2014
MicroOLED is a French manufacturer of OLED microdisplays for applications in digital viewfinders, head-up displays and wearables. The company was founded in 2007 and started production in 2012. The company is located in Grenoble in the scientific campus of CEA.
6 Feb 2012
MicroOLED introduces highest pixel density OLED microdisplay
MicroOLED, a maker of highly power-efficient superior image quality microdisplays for near-to-eye applications, have introduced a new 5.4 million pixel density 0.61 inch diagonal, low power consumption OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Display) microdisplay on silicon for applications demanding high picture quality, such as professional camera and camcorder equipment, night vision systems and head-mounted displays used in surgery.
11 Dec 2009
Emerging display technologies and innovations
On December 10, the UK Knowledge Transfer Network had a meeting in Grove Oxfordshire on Emerging Display Technologies and Innovations. About 35 people attended. Professor Ian Underwood of Edinburgh University in Scotland described work on microemissive OLED displays under the title "Hypoled - Next Generation Display Platform ."
13 Oct 2009
HYPOLED consortium announces new partner and important milestones
The consortium for the HYPOLED project, co-ordinated by Fraunhofer IPMS, has announced collaboration with MicroOLED following the bankruptcy of MicroEmissive Displays late last year.
24 Sep 2009
Interactive OLED eyeglasses with microdisplays available in 2 years
Microdisplays based on OLEDs for multimedia applications like video and data display could be available within a couple of years according to Fraunhofer IPMS.
28 Nov 2008
The most efficient silicon-based OLED microdisplay in the world
MICROOLED and CEA-LETI design the most efficient silicon-based OLED microdisplay in the world