Apple’s iPhone X: New Smartphone Pushes Boundaries of Camera and Sensor Technology

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, Apple unveiled its new flagship model for the iPhone called the iPhone X on Sept. 12 in its new Cupertino headquarters Here’s a quick rundown on the game-changing innovations: https://biztechmagazine.com/ 1)

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What the iPhone X Means for LED Industry

Apple’s product launch event on 12th Sep. truly went with a bang at the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino. It by turns introduced Apple Watch Series 3, 4K Apple TV, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and, finally, the long-awaited iPhone

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Apple Orders 70 Million OLED Panels from Samsung

In 2016, Samsung signed a deal with Apple to supply 100 million OLED panels worth 3 trillion won to be used in the next iPhone. LG Display also has the technology to make bendable OLED panels. Samsung has already used

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Samsung Display Bags OLED Deal Worth $11.3 Billion From Apple?

According to reports from South Korea, Samsung Display has bagged a deal worth $4.3 billion. This is an additional deal to an earlier one that Samsung Display had bagged, bringing the total amount to $11.3 billion. It required Samsung Display

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Foxconn to Set Up $7B OLED Display Plant in US to Supply Apple

Sharp will soon scale up its OLED production—in quality and quantity—as required by its parent company Foxconn’s largest customer Apple. Foxconn aims to build a new display OLED plant in the US, stated Terry Gou, CEO, Foxconn. The $7 billion

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Here’s the First Homekit Smart Bulb That Doesn’t Need a Hub

Sylvania’s bulbs use Wi-Fi radios that your router can understand as soon as you screw them in. The company claims that the new bulbs are your very first hub-free option for use with HomeKit, compatible with a couple of key

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Samsung Buys Harman to Counter Apple, Google in IoT Market?

Aiming to revolutionize the Internet of Things (IoT) domain, and make long-term growth in the auto technology market, Samsung has acquired car audio and electronics manufacture Harman, which is the parent company to Martin, a provider of lighting solutions. Samsung

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In War Over OLED, Samsung, LG’s Investments to Hit US$11.6 Bn

With the aim to win new orders for Apple’s iPhone, leading Korean players Samsung Display and LG Display are set to battle it out in the flexible OLED leadership domain by investing on a massive scale. Their combined investment in

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Foxconn-Sharp Considering China to Manufacture OLED Panels

Foxconn and Sharp are in pressure as US-based Apple is keen to adopt OLED displays for its iPhones in 2017. Sharp is one of the companies that Apple is talking to for supply of OLED screens for iPhones. Foxconn-Sharp alliance

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Apple’s Wish to Use OLED Displays Puts Pressure on OLED Suppliers

With Apple Inc. planning to adopt OLED displays for its iPhones in 2017, it will need millions of OLED screens. This puts immense pressure on the Japanese OLED display manufacturers to upgrade their manufacturing capacities to meet the huge demand.

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Five Ways Apple’s Home App Will Change the Way You Light Your House

HomeKit, Apple’s original answer to the smart-home revolution was a humble platform that ran behind the scenes on your handset, acting as a base for third-party smart-home apps. This lack of a unified approach was not popular, but Apple is

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Is Apple Developing Micro-LED Technology For Its Products?

The industry is ripe with rumors that Apple is developing micro-LEDs. According to industry insiders, in 2015, Apple had opened a secret laboratory in northern Taiwan to develop “thinner, lighter, brighter and more energy-efficient displays for future iOS devices” which

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Apple Can Now Sell Power as Tech Giants Boost Energy Investments

Apple Inc., which spent $850 million last year on a 130-megawatt solar farm near San Francisco, can begin selling power into wholesale markets, joining Google parent Alphabet Inc. in the energy-trading business. Apple’s subsidiary Apple Energy LLC may sell energy,

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Can Apple Save OLEDs?

Speculation is mounting that Apple is set to opt for OLED screens for the 2017 iPhone, a move that would transform the fortunes of the technology in the lighting sector. The sheer scale of production involved in the switch from

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Apple Drops Osram, Adds Philips LEDs to Top Suppliers List

Apple Inc. swapped out Osram Licht AG from a list of its biggest suppliers and added Royal Philips NV, part of a supply chain reshuffle ahead of the release of the iPhone 7. The revision to the catalog of Apple’s

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LG Display Injects US $1B in Construction of OLED Display Module Factory in Vietnam

The company will invest US $1.5 billion in the factory and expects the new module assembly plant will contribute to increasing production of OLED display panels back in Korea. LG Display, supplier of smartphone screens to clients including Apple and

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The Coming LiFi Opportunity?

The Coming LiFi Opportunity? – The advantages of LiFi is that it is faster than WiFi, up to 100x faster (224 Gbps is the fastest recorded to date in a lab setting), it is more secure and it is more

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Apple Set to Add Li-Fi Capability to iPhone

Apple looks set to include a li-fi capability in future versions of the iPhone, meaning it can access high-speed data using lighting. The backing of a tech giant like Apple would transform the technology from scientific curiosity into a mainstream

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Qube Color-Changing Smart Bulb Just $19 Per Bulb

Each bulb will put out 1,000 lumens at max brightness, well above the 800 lumens you’d expect from a 60W replacement LED, from a stated power draw of 11.5 watts. Qube promises iOS, Android, and Windows compatibility along with support

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Why is Apple Starting to Patent Light Fittings?

Apple has been granted a patent for the ceiling lighting system it has developed for its new-look stores in a move that has again raised the issue of the company’s intentions in the lighting market. The US Patent and Trademark

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