Sony, unveiled a high-resolution single-lens OLED module

Sony developed a glasses-style smart device of a single-lens display module.

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<Single-lens display module>

Source: Sony

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<(top) sample field of vision, (bottom) module attached to eyewear piece>

Source: Sony

 

This module was designed by Sony to be a small and light weight glasses-style composed of OLED microdisplay, micro-optical unit, and miniaturized control board.

It is the smallest display module as a 0.23-inch high-resolution (640×480) OLED microdisplay. The contrast ratio is over 10,000:1 with 100% sRGB. Generally the RGB stripe is used to secure the color purity, but this panel uses the optimized matrix configuration.

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<Display arm of the module>

Source: Sony

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OLED displays mounted in Audi’s Prologue Concept Car

Audi’s Prologue Concept car comes with flexible and rigid OLED displays.

 

According to OLED-Info, Prologue concept car with two-door design features one flexible OLED and three rigid OLED displays. The flexible display made by Samsung Display is 8.9 x 5.6 inch in size and has a resolution of 28ppi (2560×1600).

 

Audi is well known for its excellent exterior designs including lamps in the auto industry, and is also the most active auto manufacturer in using OLED lighting panels to produce lamps. 141202_Audi의 Prologue concept car에 장착된 OLED

[Audi Prologue equipped with OLED displays]

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[Audi Q7 featuring OLED lighting]

LG ‘OLED TV’, received ‘CES Innovation award for three consecutive years

141112_LGLG Electronics won the ‘CES 2015’ Innovation Award for the ‘flexible OLED TV’ and ‘G3’.

So this marks the third year in a row that LG’s ‘OLED TV’ and ‘G Series’ have earned CES Innovation Awards. These products have never lost the CES Innovation Awards since their release in 2012. For the ‘CES 2013’, ‘flat OLED TV’ and ‘G3’ have received the awards, and it was ’77-inch ultra OLED TV’ and ‘G2’ that won the ‘CES 2014’.

LG Elec.’s ‘flexible OLED TV’ was designed to let users control the angle of curvature using a remote controller. It is possible to adjust to the maximum curvature as comprehensively considering the flat to the size of screen, viewing distance, etc. It offers the optimal viewing experiences depending on the TV viewing environments and conditions as it is allowed to adjust to the curvature of users’ choices.

Employing the best technologies available, LG’s ‘G3’ is a smartphone focused on providing the best user experience using most convenient ways. It is favorably reviewed by the domestic and foreign media and consumers highly praised as such the best picture quality enabled by the Quad HD IPS display, laser autofocus camera using a laser beam for a quick focus function, simple yet elegant exterior design, real smartphone UX (user interface) understanding users, etc.

 

LG Electronics has won from the total ten sections in the ‘CES 2015’ Innovation Award including four from

TVs, two IT products like a monitor, cellphone, etc., and four from home appliances.

 

The next ‘CES Innovation Award’ will nominate the winner from the products submitted to the world’s biggest home appliances exhibition ‘CES (Consumer Electronics Show)’ which will be held in January in Las Vegas and those will be evaluated in terms of technology and design by CEA and IDSA.

 

Source : LG Electronics.

Samsung, uncovered the Healthcare specialized smartwatch Simband

CNET reported on the release of Samsung’s wearable device the Simband at the Samsung Developer Conference held in San Francisco.

The prior Simband launched early May of this year was not a smartwatch type but a health band design with the function focused on health tracking to collect vast amount of data for researchers or medical specialists. Furthermore, it had a wide range of medical demands and sensor technologies, and in particular, it used SAMI cloud solution that collects and analyzes Samsung’s sensor-based health data.

Similar to the previous model, this Simband constantly measures medical data from various sensors. The display provides information as to heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, amount of co2 and oxygen as well as blood pressure simulation.

<Simband that Samsung disclosed at the Developer Conference, Source ? CNET>

Samsung stated that this Simband is strengthened with the sensor, algorithm, and waterproof functions. Though the specifics concerning the display was not mentioned, it is considered that the AMOLED panel for the Gear S was used given that it is curved display and 2 inches.

Source – CNET

Asus, Entering smart watch market with ZenWatch

The foreign media ‘Techcrunch’ reported that Asus will release OLED equipped ZenWatch as of 9th November local time in the U.S at the price of $199.

According to the Japanese media on the 28th of last month, the Asus ZenWatch as a Google Android Wear device was announced to be launched toward the end of November in Japan. It is said that the ZenWatch and ZenFone5 will be released at the end of this month and the discounted price of 5,000 yen will be applied when purchased simultaneously. But the price of ZenWatch is 32,184 yen which is about $90 differ from the U.S release price.

ZenWatch is equipped with 1.63-inch and 320×320 AMOLED touch display. The detailed specifications include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 and 1.2GHz CPU, 512MB RAM and Bluetooth 4.0 function, and the battery function of Polymer 1.4Wh.

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Source – TechCrunch

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Lenovo, impending release of Super AMOLED equipped smartphone

The technology specialized media Gizmobic announced the impending release of Super AMOLED equipped smartphone by Lenovo.

According to the article, the price was set at 1,999 yuan (about $330) for the Lenovo Sisley S90 which resembles the look of the recently launched Apple iPhone 6. It appears quite similar to iPhone 6 from every angle except the front and back. Even it stands out as the image used for this smartphone bears the likeness to the presentation of Apple iPhone 6.

Lenovo Sisley S90 is precisely analogous to the iPhone 6 with the thickness of 6.9 mm and the weight of 129g. However, unlike the iPhone 6 equipped with 4.7-inch retina LCD display, the Sisley S90 used 5-inch Super AMOLED. So it is possible to realize the display of 100% color gamut and the contrast ratio of 30,000:1.

In addition, it is furnished with 2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410, Adreno 306 GPU, 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM, and the battery capacity of 2,300mAh.

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Source – Gizmobic

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LG’s OLED TV, selected as ‘the best TV’ of the year

The OLED TV of LG Electronics was named as the ‘Best TV’ of the year.

The U.S based review media ‘Reviewed.com’ selected the LG’s 55EA9800 Curved OLED TV ($9,999) as the ‘Best of year’, announcing on their website. In the TV priced under $10,000 section, it received the highest point of 10.0 and also four of assessed OLED TVs scored the highest point as well.

Compared to the Samsung’s OLED TV KN55S9C, it was unable to improve the color production but it showed the color gamut of about 20% when using the displaying content. Furthermore, it was evaluated that the motion process was enhanced slightly.

LG’s OLED TV 55EA9800 was awarded the ‘Best Television of the Year’ and the ‘Best OLED TV of the Year’, and 55EA8800 earned the ‘Best Design of the Year’ by the Reviewed.com. And as the Smart TV+web OS obtains the ‘Best Smart TV Platform of the Year’, LG prepared a platform for the OLED era in the TV industry.

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<LG’s OLED TV posted on the reviewed.com website – Source: Reviewed.com>

Source – Reviewed.com

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Dell Venue 8 7000, the emergence of the OLED equipped 6mm tablet PC

The Dell Venue 8 7000 Series is the thinnest tablet PC in the world that comes with the thickness of only 6mm. It has a display panel of 1600 x 2560, a pixel density of 359 ppi and the functions of the multi-touch and light sensor are built in this product.

The camera is 8M and 2M for the use of selfi mode with the system chip of Intel Atom and the processor of Quad core.

The OLED panel is expected to be the one that is produced by the Samsung Display as it has the same resolution with the panel employed for the tablet PC Galaxy Tab S SM-T700 that the Samsung Electronics has released.

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Source: phone Arena.com

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LG Electronics, to open an era of OLED TV

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As the sales of the LG Electronics 55-inch Curved OLED TV (Model: 55EC9300) exceeds over 1,000 units since it became available at the end of last September, it is leading the era of OLED TV popularization.

LG Electronics released the curved OLED TV at KRW 3.99 million which is 1/4 of the price of the product launched early last year at KRW 15 million. The sales amount has increased drastically more than 20 times as the price becomes affordable due to the improvement of panel yielding rate. According to the LG Electronics, the customers who used to hesitate to purchase the OLED TV because of the high price are coming back making increased inquiries.

And the favorable reviews from various media regarding the picture quality of the LG OLED TV are continued. The U.S. IT media Cnet said, “This product has the best picture quality ever conform to the expectations for the OLED” and touted “It is the greatest TV existing in the world that even the latest 4K LCD cannot surpass.”

The Reviewed.com also highly praised stating that “It is the product with the real infinite contrast range” and “It is the first TV offering such an excellent picture quality.”

The LG’s 55-inch Curved OLED TV realized the ultra slim thickness of 4.9mm as it does not need a backlight. Though it is a curved TV, there is little color distortion changing according to the viewing angle, providing more precise color and deeper picture quality than general LCD TV even in the various genres of viewing environments including drama, sports, movie, documentary, etc.

Huh Jae-chul, marketing director of LG Electronics, said that “The OLED TV is a completely different TV that presents realistic colors and the contrast range that no LCD TV can match” and “The increase of sales is the evidence that consumers’ experiences of the great picture quality are directly leading to the actual purchase.”

 

Source – LG electronics

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Samsung, to actively respond to the low and middle priced smartphone market

Samsung Electronics announced the performance presentation for 3Q held on the 30th of October. IM (mobile) division recorded KRW 24.580 trillion, a quarter-on-quarter decrease of 14% and the business profit was KRW 1.75 trillion, a quarter-on-quarter decrease of 60%.

The 3Q business profits of IM showed the largest drop compared to the previous quarter since 2012, and it was the first time falling under KRW 2 trillion. It is due to fierce growth of Chinese electronic companies and a month delayed announcement of Galaxy Note 4 than the previous model, having little influence on the performance of 3Q.

Robert Yi, chief of the firm’s investor relations team said, “We failed to quickly respond to the market flow of smartphones which is changing its focus towards price competition.” In view of that, Kim Hyun-joon, a senior executive at its mobile division, said “We will increase the profitability as actively response to the low and middle priced market” and the competitiveness will be reinforced as differentiating display and materials, and improving camera, AP system, etc.

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Samsung Electronics unveiled the Galaxy A series targeting the low and middle priced market, on the 31st, only a day after unveiling the strategy regarding the low and middle priced market. With full metal body design, ‘Galaxy A5’ and ‘Galaxy A3’ are the slimmest Galaxy smartphones to the thickness of 6.7mm and 6.9mm respectively. Furthermore, Galaxy A5 and A3 is equipped with the 5-inch and 4.5-inch correspondingly, and front camera of diverse selfie functions and the very first five million pixels, targeting young consumers who are the most frequent selfie mode users. The price range is expected to be about 400 – 500 million won, and it will begin to release in November at the selected countries including China.

There is much attention towards whether Samsung Electronics will bring about good results with the full metal bodied Galaxy A series at the heart of China’s enormous price competitiveness.

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