Omdia Serves a Tasty microLED Treat 

by Bob Raikes

I thought I’d take another dip into the Smörgåsbord of delights presented in the Techblick MicroLED and QD event that it still available online. For the moment, I passed on the technology talks to …

Tags:Forecasts| LED| LTPS TFT| Manufacturing| Market Data| MicroLED| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Smartwatches| TVs (TV Sets)

OLED Smartphone Panel Revenues to Decline 5% Y/Y in 2022

by Bob Raikes

What They Say DSCC added to the gloom in the display industry when it confirmed its forecast that the smartphone OLED panel market will decline by 13% in unit terms this year to 554 …

Tags:LTPS TFT| OLED Fabs| Small & Medium Displays| Small Medium Panel Supply| Smartphone Market

Amorphyx Defines New Approach to LTPO Low Refresh Rate for Apple iPhone

by Ian Hendy

With the launch of the new line of Apple 14 phones, the pressure is again on supply of the LTPO based displays for the Pro and Pro Max, referred to as Pro Motion displays. …

Tags:IGZO| LG Displays (LGD)| LTPO TFT| LTPS TFT| Oxide TFTs| Samsung Display| TFT| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

MEMS Sensor Production Aided by LTPS Approach

by Bob Raikes

What They Say reported on some intriguing technology research by several Fraunhofer establishments in Germany that allows the creation, effectively, of LTPS silicon layers on top of CMOS silicon wafers and circuits.  The …

Tags:LTPS TFT| R&D (Research & Development)| Semiconductors

Samsung to start production of MicroLED TV with LTPS TFT

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Elec reports that Samsung will start production of its microLED TVs using LTPS modules for the first time in Q3 after being delayed from an initial plan of May (Samsung …

Tags:AUO| LTPS TFT| MicroLED| Samsung| Samsung Display| TVs (TV Sets)

AUO Optimistic about LTPS Automotive Displays

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Digitimes reported on the automotive market for displays and spoke to AUO which said that it is basing a lot of new projects in that sector on LTPS backplanes. The site …

Tags:AUO| Automotive| LCD displays| LTPS TFT| Market Data| Pricing

Galaxy S22 & S22+ Refresh Rates are Refreshed

by Bob Raikes

The display world is full of specifications that relate to the response time of display devices. However, often it’s too easy to get fixated on one part of what is usually quite a complex …

Tags:AMOLED| LTPO TFT| LTPS TFT| Samsung| Smartphones

Could High Performance Oxide Become the #2 FPD Backplane in Five Years?

by Ian Hendy

The oxide semiconductor has always to my mind been the interesting middle ground in the display industry. But to date, it has been mastered by relatively few players Sharp and LGD come to mind) …

Tags:Backplanes| Large LCD Supply| LTPS TFT| Oxide TFTs| QD OLEDs| Small Medium Panel Supply

Sigmaintell Sees Big Boost in Automotive Display Sales

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Although there have been lots of reports of problems in chip supply for the automotive industry, the display industry grew well in Q3 of 2021 reaching 41.85 million units, equivalent to …

Tags:Automotive| Forecasts| LTPS TFT| Market Data

Seamless Tiled Displays – A Bit of a Challenge

by Bob Raikes

I think it’s one of those synchronicity moments. A few days ago, I put a note in my reminder box to follow up on a company that is working on joining LTPS substrates together …

Tags:AUO| IGZO| LTPS TFT| MicroLED| PDP| Samsung