Apple’s iWatch with flexible AMOLED will be on the market in October

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Apple Inc. plans to release a new product, Smart Watch (iWatch) in October. According to Nihon Geizai Shimnun, iOS 8 combined iWatch will be on the market in this October and 3 to 5 million iWatches will be produced monthly. An IT specialized media, recode.net, also reported that ‘tentatively, Apple Inc. will host a special event in October and unveil a wearable device.’

OLED lighting, replacing LED is in the not too distant future

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At SID2014, it was proved that OLED lighting has competitiveness in terms of efficiency and can compete with LED for the general lighting. Konica Minolta developed 131lm/W OLED lighting panel last March. It also released an OLED lighting panel with efficacy of 139lm/W at the SID 2014 and drew more attention. Panasonic also presented on OLED, and drew more attention unveiling a prototype in Author interview.

Imminent release of AMOLED Tablet PC by Samsung

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Samsung Display (SDC) unveiled AMOLED panels for 8” and 10” tablet PCs, which is known to be on the market by Samsung Electronics (SSE) from this July.

[SID 2014] Latecomers catching up aggressively

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AMOLED latecomers; BOE, AUO and Tianma are rapidly catching up the AMOLED development of Samsung Display (SDC) and LG Display (LGD) at SID 2014.