Launching of Gionee’s ultra-thin AMOLED smart phone (5mm) is imminent

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Ctimes, a Chinese medium, reported that a Chinese smart phone maker, Gionee, will introduce an ultra-thin smart phone modeled GN9005.

Taiwan grows OLED lighting industry

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According to CTIMES, a Taiwanese professional electronics industry medium, the OLED Lighting Commercialization Alliance (OLCA) was recently established for the development of the OLED lighting industry in Taiwan.

Samsung leads Flexible OLED, Samsung Display’s investment in A3

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As major equipment companies publicly announced their contracts to supply manufacturing equipment for OLED to Samsung Display (SDC), it is expected that SDC will begin its investment in A3 line in full swing.

Sony unveils Head Mounted Display (HMD) for medical care

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Sony displayed a system, which enables you to check endoscope video through Head Mounted Display (HMD) at International Modern Hospital Show 2014 held from July 16th to 18th, 2014.

Will Everdisplay be the first small and medium AMOLED panel maker in China?

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Everdisplay is expected to start mass-production in the fourth quarter of 2014.

UBI Research, Hosting International OLED Workshop

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An event will be held to exchange information with experts from the world on OLED, which suggests new solutions lighting market and brings positive changes to a staggering display market with introduction of a flexible smartphone and a curved TV. On 12 th, UBI Research, a market research and consulting firm specialized in the OLED, announced that it will host ‘the 2nd Annual Korea OLED Workshop’ at COEX conference room in Samsung-dong on June 24th.

Oculus Rift’s DK2 shipment just begins

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Oculus, an American VR business, began shipment of the 2nd generation product, DK2.

Merger between COMEDD and Fraunhofer FEP

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Fraunhofer FEP announced its merger with COMEDD, a research institute of Fraunhofer on July 5th.

Automobile Industry, will it be the foundation of OLED industry?

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The use of OLED is now expected to be extended from interior light and rear lamp to display of automobiles.

LG Electronics’ 77” Curved OLED TV for£20,000

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LG Electronics’ 77” UHD curved OLED TV displayed at CES 2014 attracted attention of many foreign visitors. ...

Universal Display, concluded a contract to supply PHOLED material to BOE

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A Taiwanese IT medium, Digitimes, reported that Universal Display Corporation (UDC) had announced its expanded evaluation agreement for PHOLED material supply to BOE.

Samsung, introducing ‘Galaxy S5 mini’ targeting the world market

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Samsung Electronics announced Galaxy S5 mini, a new Galaxy series. Its design is similar to the previous model but not the specifications.

Yamagata University develops low-voltage blue phosphorescence material

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According to a Japanese media, Nikkei, organic device engineering professor Junji Kido of Yamagata University has developed a low-voltage blue phosphorescent material.

Skyrocketing interest of Panel makers in blooming smart watch market

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Set makers are launching various smart watch products such as Galaxy Gear and Gear Fit by Samsung and G-Watch by LG after the smart watch by Sony. ...

UDC’s New Technology, Improving lifespan and power consumption of OLED Display

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UDC presented a paper on a new technology that reduces power consumption and increases lifespan than the existing RGB-FMM method at SID 2014. ...

LG Display’s winning move, OLED TV Price

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LG Display (LGD) actively competes in TV market by reducing OLED TV price. ...

Samsung Display’s super AMOLED of Galaxy Tap S scored the highest ever

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Galaxy Tap S, which applied Samsung Display’s (SDC) super AMOLED panel, recorded the highest score of Excellent A in the comprehensive evaluation by a professional display group in the U.S., DisplayMate. ...

Finding a way for OLED industry in flexible

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Samsung is preparing to introduce foldable AMOLED panel applied mobile product, and LG will release a new product with the flexible AMOLED panel in the latter half of this year. As the flexible OLED commercializes, its R&D also accelerates. It was analyzed that the trend of papers published at SID 2014 is the flexible OLED as 9 more papers totaling 23 regarding the flexible OLED were published at SID 2014 than 14 papers 2013.

Imminent release of the world’s first hybrid smart watch, TalkBand, in UK

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TalkBand, a band type wearable device released by Hauwei at MWC 2014 in the last February, is introduced on Amazon, a large online retailer. One of the TalkBand’s strength is that it can be transformed into a Bluetooth earphone and that gave a title of the world’s first hybrid smart watch to the TalkBand. 1.4” Curved PMOLED by Futaba is applied to the TalkBand. It is expected to draw more customers’ attention by adding a health care feature (tracking calorie intake, sleep pattern and fitness).