Free Form Displays


Mini Aceman Concept Previews Circular OLED

by Milos Pavlovic

What They Say BMW has shown a Mini concept, the Aceman that is an ‘all electric crossover model’. The concept includes a large circular OLED and a projector that can put designs on the …

Tags:Automotive| Free Form Displays| OLEDs

Huawei’s P50 Has a Circular External Display

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Huawei launched, as expected, a new folding, clamshell smartphone, the P50 Pocket, that combines a folding 6.9″ 120Hz 21:9 (279O x 1188) resolution. What was not expected is that the smartphone …

Tags:5G| Flexible Displays| Foldable Devices| Free Form Displays| Huawei| OLEDs| Smartphones

Links Week Commencing 23rd August 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. Computer Space and beyond: 50 years of …

Tags:Acer| Dell| Desktop Monitors| Free Form Displays| Game Playing| Samsung| Smartphones| Smartwatches| TVs (TV Sets)| USB Monitors

Tianma Has Broad Range of Special Displays

by Bob Raikes

We seem to have met with Tianma at more shows than any of the other panel suppliers – we met at Electronica, CES, MWC and Embedded World – all in the last seven or …

Tags:Free Form Displays| Large Display Monitor| LCD Panels| Medical| Mobile Display Monitor| SID Display Week 2017| Tianma| Touch| Vol 24 - Issue 21

BOE’s Varitronix Has Free Form Display for Automotive – Gets to 1600ppi!

by Bob Raikes

Chinese panel maker, BOE was at the show with its European business, Varitronix, which is long established in the European automotive business and was bought by BOE in May of this year to give …

Tags:Automotive| BOE| Free Form Displays| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 45

Sharp Shows 1000+ ppi For VR and Rounded Corners on LCD

by Bob Raikes

At Ceatec in Japan, Sharp has shown an LCD based on an IGZO backplane that has reached a pixel density of more than 1000 ppi. The panel was 2.87″ in diagonal with 1920 x …

Tags:Ceatec 2016| Free Form Displays| IGZO| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| Smartphones| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 39

AUO Shows AMOLED for 2016

by Tom Allen

AUO has used an event at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan to show new products and technologies. These included both large and small displays, and were not limited to LCD displays. AUO CEO Paul …

Tags:AMOLED| AUO| Automotive| Curved Displays| Free Form Displays| Large Display Monitor| LCD Panels| Mobile Display Monitor| Narrow Bezels| Smartwatches| Vol 23 - Issue 07

How Sharp Makes Its “Free-form” Displays

by Ken Werner

For some time, Sharp has been showing examples of its “free-form” displays, which do both the “row” and “column” driving through one edge of the display, leaving the rest of the display to be …

Tags:Free Form Displays| sharp| Vol 22 - Issue 28

GM Likes HUDs and Free Form Displays But Not OLEDs (18)

by Bob Raikes

The first speaker in the final section was Thomas Seder, Chief Technologist for the HMITBD group at General Monitors. He said that GM’s main strategy is to try to increase the performance of products …

Tags:Automotive| Flexible Displays| Free Form Displays| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| SID Display Week 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 24

Sharp Frees Auto Makers from the Tyranny of Rectangles

by Bob Raikes

We were at Sharp where we spoke to Tom Spears, Director, Automotive Display Marketing, and he told us about two new technology developments that will allow auto designers to get away from using rectangular …

Tags:Automotive| Free Form Displays| LCD displays| sharp| SID Display Week 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 24

Sharp’s Touch Registers Brush Strokes

by Tom Allen

In an event at its headquarters in Tokyo, Sharp has demonstrated a capacitive touch technology that is sensitive enough to register individual brush strokes. Photo credit: IDG News ServiceA special brush, with capacitive fibres, …

Tags:Free Form Displays| Large Display Monitor| large displays| Sensors| sharp| Touch| Vol 22 - Issue 11

Sharp Bridges High-Res Gap

by Tom Allen

Sharp’s press conference was primarily used to announce progress with existing technologies, such as IGZO. However, there were some particularly interesting displays shown, which were familiar to us but hadn’t been seen before. Toshiyuki …

Tags:CES 2015| Free Form Displays| IGZO| Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| LFD - Large Format Display| MEMs Displays| Mobile Display Monitor| sharp| TVs (TV Sets)| Vol 22 - Issue 04