Ken Werner


In 19th Value Electronics TV Shoot-Out, OLEDs Win

by Ken Werner

There was much excitement leading up the 2022 VE Shoot-Out because QD-OLED sets would be competing for the first time, but surprises would soon appear. Everyone expected OLEDs to do well. As Robert Zohn …

Tags:LCD TVs| MiniLED| OLEDs| QD OLEDs| Testing| TVs (TV Sets)

LG Display’s Magic Ingredient:  Deuterium – and an Announcement

by Ken Werner

It is no secret at all that at CES this past January Samsung Display Company (SDC) introduced its Quantum Dot OLED (QD-OLED) display to a limited audience and presented side-by-side comparisons with LG Display’s …

Tags:LG Displays (LGD)| OLED TVs| OLEDs| QD OLEDs| Samsung Display| SID Display Week 2022

Ya Gotta Know When to Fold ‘Em

by Ken Werner

On April 1, Li Ki-jong of the Korean technical news source The Elec reported that LG Display plans to begin volume manufacturing of 17″ foldable notebook OLED panels in the third quarter. The inward-folding …

Tags:Flexible Displays| Foldable Devices| HP Inc| Lenovo| OLED Notebooks| OLEDs| Samsung Display

TANSTAANDT: There Ain’t No Such Thing As A New Display Technology

by Ken Werner

It wasn’t so long ago that I would get several proposals a year from start-ups touting their new display technologies, all of which would be ready for market in 18 months. It was easy …

Tags:BOE| EL Quantum Dots| OLED Materials| OLEDs| Organic TFTs| UDC

Samsung: A Story of Two OLEDs

by Ken Werner

Readers of Display Daily — and even many unfortunates who do not read Display Daily — know that at CES 2022 Samsung Display Company (SDC) introduced its QD-OLED display panel, and that in side-by-side …

Tags:LG Displays (LGD)| Pricing| QD OLEDs| Samsung| Samsung Display| sony

Tuning Judder

by Ken Werner

In December, the famed video processing company Pixelworks introduced TrueCut software, and at CES 2022 announced a partnership with TCL. TCL’s 98-inch TV introduced at CES will support TrueCut. At a meeting in the …

Tags:CES 2022| Cinema| HFR - High Frame Rate| Pixelworks| TCL| TVs (TV Sets)| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

Three Looks at OLED

by Ken Werner

The world moves faster than I write, so good stories pile up. Here are three OLED stories that have been sitting in the “Forthcoming DD” folder that sits in the upper left hand corner …

Tags:Apple| LG Displays (LGD)| LG Electronics (LGE)| OLED TVs| OLEDs| QD OLEDs| Samsung| tablets

Color OLED Microdisplay Exceeds 10,000 Nits

by Ken Werner

On October 29 in a conference room on New York City’s Park Avenue, eMagin Corp. (Hopewell Junction, New York) demonstrated the world’s first full-color OLED microdisplay with a luminance greater than 10,000 cd/m² (Fig. …

Tags:Augmented Reality| eMagin| Microdisplays| OLEDs

The Value Electronics TV Shootout Returns

by Ken Werner

Robert Zohn of VE initiated the shootout 18 years ago. In recent years, the event has compared four different premium 4K TV sets in a detailed process that has taken most of a day. …

Tags:Dual Panel LCDs| OLEDs| Testing| TVs (TV Sets)

I’m Thinking about CES 2022

by Ken Werner

Okay, I know. CES is four months away, and don’t I have more urgent things to think about? Well, I suppose so, but I haven’t been to a live conference since CES 2020 and …

Tags:CES 2022| MicroLED| QD OLEDs| Samsung| WOLED (White OLED)

They All Laughed…

by Ken Werner

They all laughed at Christopher Columbus When he said the world was round; They all laughed When Edison recorded sound. – Lyrics by Ira Gershwin, 1937 And I laughed, too, when rumors circulated — …

Tags:Automotive| ODMs & OEMs