Opportunities and Challenges in OLED Lighting Market

Currently, automotive lighting is reported to be the most promising and most mature application market for OLED lighting. In fact, with the latest integration of LED technology, lighting has become a significant feature of cars with potential value rather than a basic function of vehicles, and OLEDs have the real potential to differentiate themselves from LEDs and can provide new added values. The BMW M4 GTS, introduced in 2016, is the first commercial vehicle to incorporate OLED technology in taillights.
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Instrument Systems and Konica Minolta Sensing Companies to Co-Host Light, Color, and Display Seminar

Concurrent with SID Display Week 2016, which takes place in San Francisco, California, USA, May 22-27, 2016, Instrument Systems, Radiant Vision Systems and Konica Minolta Sensing Americas will co-host a free educational seminar on display measurement technology.
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Konica Minolta on Track to Meeting Mass OLED Production Targets in Fall

Konica Minolta will be meeting its aim of mass producing and shipping OLED panels in fall, according to a latest report by OLED-info.
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NanoMarkets: OLED Lighting Market to Hit Revenues of US $1.4 billion in 2019

Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets has just published its latest forecasts of the OLED lighting market predicting a $1.4 billion market opportunity in 2019. The report, " OLED Lighting Markets-2014 "  notes that while the sector has foundered for the past few years it now appears to be worthy of some renewed optimism based on both on both improvements in OLED lighting panel performance and recent expansion of manufacturing facilities.
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Cradle of Light Showcases Konica Minolta's OLED Prowess

Takram design engineering (takram) have designed and developed an OLED (Organic Electro-Luminescence) installation titled “Cradle of Light” to be presented at Light and Building 2014, the world’s largest lighting and architecture exhibition (Frankfurt Germany from 30th March 2014). The installation demonstrate the compelling performance of Konica Minolta’s OLED Lighting Panel, the world’s thinnest* and world’s first* color tunable function for flexible type.
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Konica Minolta Opens Plant to Mass Produce Plastic Substrate Flexible OLED Lighting Panels

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced the construction of a plant at Konica Minolta Kofu Site (Chuo-shi, Yamanashi Prefecture) for mass production of plastic substrate flexible Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) lighting panels toward a stronger development of its OLED lighting business in fiscal 2014 and forward. The construction will be complete in the summer of 2014. The plant is scheduled to start mass production in the fall of 2014.
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Konica Minolta OLED Luminous Efficacy Reaches 131 lm/W

Konica Minolta announced on its Japanese website recently the launch of the world’s most efficient OLED with a luminous efficacy of 131 lm/W, up from previous OLED panels luminous efficacy of 103 lm/W.
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Konica Minolta Launches World's First Color Tunable OLED Panels

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) will be showcasing its latest breakthrough technologies at “Light + Building 2014,” the world's largest trade show for lighting and architecture, held in Frankfurt, Germany, from March 30. The company will exhibit demonstration models using flexible OLED lighting panel prototypes with two unique features: the world's first color tunable function* and the world's thinnest* form factor.
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OLED Lighting Developments in Japan

Earlier in May, Panasonic Corp announced that it has developed a white OLED with the world's highest luminous efficiency of 114 lm/W. Improvements in the efficiency of this OLED device were due to  the company's focus on optimizing light extraction technology for an all-phosphorescent white OLED.  As a reminder, Panasonic Idemitsu OLED Lighting, a joint venture of Panasonic and Idemitsu, began volume production of OLED lighting panels in October 2012.  The partnership was established back in 2011,with an initial investment of $182 M...
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Konica Minolta Unveils Symfos OLED Lighting Samples

Konica Minolta has unveiled itsa new next-generation lighting brand called Symfos- the OLED-010K OLED lighting panel sample kit, including four OLED panels, and external driver box and an AC adapter. The OLED itself uses all phosphorescent emitters and offers 45 lm/W. This is the same panel that Philips is offering (as the Lumiblade Plus). In fact Philips is producing this panel for Konica Minolta, as was announced in July 2011. The features of the new product as following: •    Luminance: 1,000 cd/m2 •    Ef...
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.