DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on OLEDs in an Office Space

DOE’s GATEWAY program was invited to evaluate the new lighting system for the offices of the Rochester, NY, accounting firm of DeJoy, Knauf & Blood, LLP, one of whose founding partners, David DeJoy, is also co-founder and CEO of OLEDWorks,

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OLED & Laser Emerging as Potential Automotive Lighting Technologies

At present, LED has emerged as one of the widely adopted technologies in the automotive industry. However, there some more technologies that go beyond LED technology and are very beneficial as automotive lighting. These technologies like OLED and laser are

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Smartphone OLED Shipments to Reach 450 Million Units in 2017

Shipments of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays for smartphones are likely to double to 450 million units in 2017 as against 250 million units in 2015, according to an estimate by market research firm, IHS. https://technology.ihs.com/581605 At present, nearly 97%

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New Flexible OLED Technology Can Endure Repeated Bending

The new OLED panel developed by Korean researchers can be rolled up like a newspaper. The highlight is that it can remain highly efficient in spite of repeated bending. This means that the new flexible OLED technology can be used

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OLED Lighting Will Open Up Opportunities by 2025

OLED lighting is still emerging, and has the potential to penetrate into the large growing global lighting market. IDTechEx has assessed the market potential for OLED lighting across major lighting sectors, and has predicted that the market will grow to

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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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DOE 2017 SSL R&D Workshop Presentations Posted

The 14th annual DOE Solid-State Lighting R&D Workshop, held January 31– February 2 in Long Beach, CA. Over three full days, 250 attendees participated in plenary discussions and breakout sessions on LED and OLED technology. Presentations from 60 experts addressed

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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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Graphene: The Next Big Thing for OLEDs?

The new generation OLEDs are using graphene which is a highly conductive material. It is lightweight, transparent and extremely strong. A number of scientists see graphene as the basis for a new generation of electronics. This is mostly due to

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New Flexible OLED Technology Can Endure Repeated Bending

The new OLED panel developed by Korean researchers can be rolled up like a newspaper. The highlight is that it can remain highly efficient in spite of repeated bending. This means that the new flexible OLED technology can be used

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Audi Taps Osram for OLED Taillights in Sports Car

Munich-based Osram said Audi is using the Osram OLED rear light module in the Audi TT RS, a compact sports car. In July, Osram announced a similar agreement with German carmaker BMW, which is using the OLED taillights in the

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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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OLEDs’ Obstacles

Though advancements in the diffuse light source have lagged behind those of LEDs, the technology is becoming more viable for widespread use. Though organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs, hold significant potential as a light source with unique application potential, designers

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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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Global OLED Market DataPack – 2016 Edition

The Industry DataPack provides a unique mix of market information, analysis and estimates based on quantitative and qualitative research. The market figures and industry dynamics are given in order to determine the overall market potential and help the client in

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UBI sees the OLED lighting market grow from $114 million to $1.6 billion by 2020, led by LG Display

UBI Research says that the OLED lighting market will grow rapidly in the near future (a CAGR of 66% in 2017-2025). LG Display will lead the market with a market share of 53% (in terms of revenue). UBI estimates the

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Osram Starts Supplying OLED Tail Lights to BMW M4 GTS

Apart from their innovative design the new tail lights offer impressive functionality. With a total of 15 OLEDs per tail light and a brightness of 1.200 cd/m2 they guarantee optimum visibility on the road and perform all the rear light

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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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New Report and Upcoming Webinar on OLED Lighting Products

DOE has just released a new market study http://energy.gov/eere/ssl/market-studies on OLED lighting, entitled OLED Lighting Products: Capabilities, Challenges, Potential. A related webinar will be held on July 28 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EDT. Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3849042039264921346 The second report in

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