Vol 24 - Issue 34


Kopin Microdisplay Targets High-Brightness AR Applications

by Matthew Brennesholtz

Kopin Corporation, said to be the largest U.S. developer of display systems for wearable technologies and military applications, announced on September 11th a new generation of liquid crystal displays (LCDs). These microdisplays incorporate advanced …

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OLED TV On the Rise

by Milos Pavlovic

A report from Business Korea said that global OLED TV shipments in Q3 of 2017 this year are expected to be up by a 100% on a year ago, following price changes and wider …

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Material Science Developing New TADF OLED Emitter

by Andrew Fenn

Korean firm Material Science has begun development on an efficient blue TADF emitter, according to OLEDNet. Material Science currently supplies OLED manufacturers with electron and hole transport layer materials. The company’s sales reached $5.8 …

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IHS Predicts Continued Growth for Large TFT Displays

by Andrew Fenn

New figures released by IHS Markit have revealed that the large-scale thin-film transistor LCD display market continues to follow an upward trajectory, despite a decline in overall demand. Despite this downturn, unit shipments are …

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Semiconductor Industry Sees Best Second Quarter Since 2014

by Alan Spencer

According to IHS Markit, despite there being a slight downward trend in the first quarter of 2017, the semiconductor industry achieved near record growth in the second quarter, with a 6.1% growth compared to …

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Pay-TV Industry Suffering Slowing Growth

by Alan Spencer

The Global Pay TV Innovation Landscape Industry 2017 Research Nagra, in partnership with the research consultancy MTM, have published the final conclusions of the 2017 Pay-TV Innovation Forum. The global research programme examined the …

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HDR/WCG TV Messaging is Going to be a Mess

by Chris Chinnock

I had a feeling that the education and selling of consumers on the idea of HDR/WCG TVs was going to be problematic. After seeing what the major TV brands are saying about their TV …

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Red’s Hydrogen One Phone uses Lightfield Display From Leia Inc.

by Norbert Hildebrand

Some time ago we reported on a smartphone to be released by Red, the camera company. The surprising fact about this announcement was that the Android phone would feature a “holographic” display. Now Red …

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Does the Display Industry Defer or Accelerate Climate Change?

by Norbert Hildebrand

As an inhabitant of this planet with children to care for, climate change is on my mind every time some weather catastrophe hits somewhere on the globe. With two major hurricanes hitting the US …

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OLED, Shmoled – LCD Makers Trying Many Approaches to WCG

by Bob Raikes

At IFA last week, every TV maker except Samsung and Sharp was talking about OLED, partly because of the good colour performance. However, LCD makers (especially those two) are not about to roll over …

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Freesat Plans Upgraded STB

by Yvette Raikes

Freesat wants to make STBs which will include UltraHD support and multiscreen streaming and is looking for manufacturing partners. The boxes will support HbbTV 2.0.1 applications and are based on an open technical specification …

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