2017-07-28

Foxconn to Move LCD Production to North America and Spearheads the Integration of Region’s Consumer Electronics Chain, Says TrendForce

Foxconn on July 26 announced the initiation of its “Flying Eagle Project” in North America and a US$10 billion investment to build a Gen-10.5 LCD panel fab in Wisconsin. According to WitsView, a division of TrendForce, this proposed plant will be mainly producing panels of 8K resolution. Display technologies behind 8K resolution are well developed and have existed for a while. Nonetheless, Foxconn’s Wisconsin plant represents the first-ever attempt to build LCD manufacturing capacity in North America. As LCD technology matures, having an integrated supply chain for its end products near or within the key regional markets will be crucial to the competitiveness of panel suppliers and consumer electronics brands.
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2017-07-10

Light Polymers closes $5m Series B strategic funding round with Tokyo Electron and Tsingda International Venture Capital

Light Polymers, a nanochemistry startup with R&D operations in Silicon Valley, Taiwan and Korea, announced today a $5m strategic funding round led by Tsingda International Venture Capital and TEL Venture Capital. The proceeds from the Series B round will be used for strategic projects and a related acquisition that will be announced soon.
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2017-06-21

InfoComm 2017 SONY Steals the Limelight Once Again

InfoComm Orlando 2017 was held at Orange County Convention from June 14-16, 2017. An estimated number of 148 LED display companies participated in the exhibition.
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2017-05-04

HD 4K 8MP Cath Lab Display Monitor LCD/LED Screens See Advancement in Medical Technology

A Catheterization Laboratory is an instrumentally vital aspect of any hospital or healthcare facility. Commonly referred to as cath lab, this type of examination room is equipped with diagnostic imaging technology to give physicians visual access to chambers and arteries of the heart. In these spaces, a team of physicians perform life-saving procedures including coronary angiography, catheterization, balloon angioplasty, percutaneous coronary intervention, congenital heart defect closure, stenotic heart valves, and pacemaker implantations.
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2017-03-29

Global Display Solutions Expands the Lite PLUS Series to 98" 4Ks

Global Display Solutions (GDS) announced the introduction of its 98" Lite Plus 4K display, designed for use in retail and advertising networked systems, such as shopping malls, in-store windows and public venues.
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2017-03-07

NEC Display Announces Newest Generation V and P Series Displays with New Design and Modular Expandability

NEC Display Solutions of America, a major provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced the latest generation of its flagship V and P Series commercial grade displays.
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2016-12-16

LG Display Restructures to Focus on OLED Technology

LG Display is merging its businesses to specialize in OLED technology, a sector the company considers its next generation growth engine. To keep up with accelerated growth in the OLED market, the company intends to merge and restructure existing distributed business structure by product to optimize efficiency and synergy, reported Business Korea.
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2016-11-17

Can Micro-LED Challenge LCD and OLED Market Position?

Apple’s developments in the market are a hot topic in the technology industry, market rumors that next generation iPhones would be using OLED displays ushered in a large wave of investments in the sector in China. OLED, which was a niche market product, became a hot commodity this year because of Apple’s interest in adapting the technology in next-generation iPhones.
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2016-07-05

Samsung Display Spins-off OLED Business

Samsung Display has split its OLED business from its less profitable LCD arm, reported Korean Times.
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2016-06-23

SEL Demonstrates LCD and OLED Hybrid Smartphone Screen

Japanese display manufacturer The Semiconductor Energy Laboratory (SEL) developed a 4.38-inch hybrid display that combines OLED and LCD technologies together to create high contrast and color quality indoors, according to a Nikkei Technology and EE Times report.
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2016-05-05

Samsung Affirms It Will Not Be Releasing OLED TVs Anytime Soon

A senior Samsung Electronic TV business official reaffirmed plans that the company would not be making OLED TVs in the near future, and will be focusing on quantum dot (QD) TVs next year, according to a Korea Herald report.
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2015-09-22

China’s OLED TV Alliance Faces Uncertain Future

Several Chinese TV manufacturers and electronic suppliers have joined South Korea’s LG Display and LG Electronics to form an OLED display technology alliance on Sept. 16, 2015, reported Want China Times recently.
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2014-12-22

Market Opportunities for Quantum Dots 2015-2022

NanoMarkets believes that opportunities for commercial use of quantum dots (QDs) have changed dramatically in the past year, and this, our most recent report on QDs, identifies where the money will be made as the a result of these new trends and developments.
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2013-12-27

Samsung Electronics Switches Business Strategy from AMOLED Production to LCD

In order to avoid saturation of the high-end smartphone market and increase market penetration in India and China, Samsung Display will reduce AMOLED panels and increase LCD panel production in 2014. Samsung Electronics wants to turn their focus to mid-market LED handsets in 2014, but this change in business strategy will have an impact on Samsung Display’s business performance.
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2013-12-16

Samsung Integrates OLED and LCD Division

Samsunng Display has integrated the company’s OLED dicision and LCD division according to an announcement on December 11th.
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2013-03-08

Samsung to Acquire 3% of Sharp for 10.4b yen for OLED Technology

Samsung will acquire 3% of Sharp for 10.4 billion yen (HK$856.8 million) to secure liquid crystal displays for smartphones and televisions. It is emphasising OLED technology that offers sharper, brighter images while consuming less power. They expect to use OLED technology to widen the gap with rival Sony. The firm, with 37.4 trillion won (HK$265.5 billion) of cash, is investing in OLEDs to boost sales of the ultra-thin sets that typically cost three times more than LCD models. Samsung and LG Electronics are depending on the new technology to counter slowing g...
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2013-01-08

LG announces that all of its LCD TVs will be LED-based from now on

We are here at LG's CES 2013 press conference, where the company has just announced that it's only going to be using LEDs for its LCD HDTVs from now on. The company will still be producing Plasma TVs, so don't worry if you're still wedded to the standard. At the same time, it's also showing off its second-generation Cinema 3DTV design, that's packing an even thinner bezel. ...
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2012-02-23

SEC LCD business spin-off enables a more flexible operating strategy for Samsung Display

The BOD of Samsung approved the spin-off of the LCD business from Samsung to become a new cooperation named Samsung Display. Going forward, the new corporation will consider a merger with Samsung Mobile Display to enhance their flat panel display business. According to WitsView, the LCD research division of TrendForce, the main purpose for the spin-off of the LCD business, which will be operating independently from Samsung Electronics, is to strengthen the competitiveness of the display business based on a more flexible strategy. On the other hand, the re...
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2011-03-14

TrendForce: Japan Earthquake Affects the Global IT Supply Chain (DRAM, LCD, LED, Solar, Battery)

According to the survey conducted by research divisions of TrendForce on information technology (IT) supply chain, the earthquake which struck northeast Japan on March 11th not only seriously influences information supply chain, but also becomes an obstacle to the economic resurgence in Japan. It is expected that it will decrease the growth of other economies in the short term.
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2008-09-16

LED Backlight reduces LCD Monitor Power Consumption by 28 %

Recently, Eizo Nanao Corp announced the "Eizo FlexScan EV2411W-H" 24.1-inch LCD monitor that uses white LEDs as its backlight source. This is the first time that Nanao has released a white LED-backlit LCD monitor. The monitor will go on sale from Oct 16, 2008. There is no suggested retail price, but the monitor will be sold on the company's "Eizo Direct" direct marketing website at a price of ¥84,800.
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2008-08-26

Merck KGaA aims to be OLEDs displays market leaders

It’s reported that Merck KGaA aims to take a leading position in the future market for OLED, which may become the new technology for displays in mobile phones, computers and TVs.
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2008-08-22

OLED Technology to be The Future Of TV

It’s reported that Universal Display Corporation announced the possible with OLED technology that made a television screen as thin as a piece of paper that weighs no more than a few ounces. Or, so flexible it could be worn around our wrist and is virtually indestructible, which stands for Organic Light Emitting Diodes.
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its existing portfolio for flash applications with a product featuring a specially developed chip sized package (CSP). With Ceramos C, Osram is following the trend for miniaturization as the new... READ MORE

LG Innotek, UV LED partner of LASER COMPONENTS, announces the first 70mW UV-C LED in the world. At 278nm, it features the highest power ever achieved from a single chip.

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