[China Trend Report] Further Delays to BOE Chengdu B16 Line Investment

by Bob Raikes

What They Say UBI Research of Korea published a press release that said that there is a possibility that the investment in BOE’s B16 8.7G OLED line located in Chengdu will be further delayed. A …

Tags:BOE| China| Investment| LG Displays (LGD)| LTPO TFT| OLED Fabs| Samsung Display

Epistar Signs for Collaboration with PlayNitride

by Bob Raikes

What They Say PlayNitride has done a deal with Epistar for the PlayNitride Display Co Ltd to collaborate with Epistar to build a 6” Micro LED Chip-On-Wafer (COW) production line at a site to be …

Tags:Investment| MicroLED| Taiwan

LG Display facing delays in OLEDoS spending plan

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Elec said that plans by LG Display to make OLEDoS displays (after being requested by Apple) for headset use have been delayed as there is no agreement between LG Corporation, the …

Tags:Financial Data| Investment| LG Displays (LGD)| Microdisplays

Leia Inc. Announces $125M Debt Financing

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We have been reporting on Leia Inc, which is developing lightfield displays, since 2017. Now Auganix reports that it has agreed $125 million in growth credit financing from a fund managed …

Tags:Financial Data| Investment| Light Field Displays

Mid-week Links – Week Ending 11th November 2022

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 middle of this week. Connected TV Advertising’s Big Secret: Two Can Be …

Tags:Application Processors| Augmented Reality| AVOD| Desktop Monitors| Financial Data| Investment| MMD (AOC Philips)| Roku| Samsung| Smart TV| Smartphones| Virtual Reality

Tianma and CSOT likely place equipment orders within year

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Elec reports that an expectation that Xi Jinping will enjoy a third term of office in China is leading to more certainty in China and that this could mean that Tianma …

Tags:China| CSOT| Investment| LCD Fabs| OLED Fabs| Tianma

MiniLEDs with Yole Part 2

by Bob Raikes

The second part of the Yole webinar looked at the development of miniLED in direct view displays rather than in backlights. The market developed because there were hundreds of companies that could put together …

Tags:China| Investment| LED| MicroLED| MiniLED| Pricing| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP

Brelyon is turning heads with immersive virtual monitors

by Bob Raikes

What They Say MIT Media Lab spin-out Brelyon which makes monitors that are intended to be more immersive, has raised $15 million in Series A funding from companies including Corning Inc, LG Technology Ventures …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Desktop Monitors| Investment

Links Week Ending 9th September 2022

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 end of this week. There are a lot as I was so …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Aviation| Cameras| Cinema| Cloud Gaming| Contact Lens Display| Desktop Monitors| | Financial Data| Haptics| Investment| LC Materials (Liquid Crystal)| LG Electronics (LGE)| Market Data| MMD (AOC Philips)| Optics| PlayStation| Reorganisation & Restructuring| Samsung| sony| Virtual Reality

The State of Play in MicroLED and an Apple Watch Forecast

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Semiconductor Engineering published quite a long article on the state of play of microLED developments and has some useful information, especially if you are new to the field. In it, Eric …

Tags:Apple| Apple Watch (iWatch)| Investment| MicroLED| R&D (Research & Development)| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Supply Chain