Apple Shuns MicroLED for OLED in the New Watch 5 Series

MicroLED technology remains among the most discussed innovations in consumer electronics — a technology that can deliver stunning displays yet one fraught with manufacturing challenges. Apple has been at the forefront of microLED research and many experts in the consumer

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Supply Chain Upbeat About Mini LED Sector in 2020

Strong demand for mini LED in 2020 is expected offer related equipment suppliers, driver IC vendors, panel makers and materials distributors lucrative business opportunities. US-based semiconductor equipment supplier Kulicke and Soffa Industries (K&S) expects mini LED equipment to outrace advanced

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Efficiency Breakthrough for OLEDs

The researchers from organic photovoltaic cell development company Nextgen Nano has discovered a means of producing OLEDs that demonstrate high luminosity at lower voltages. Certain organic molecules exhibited fluorescent properties at lower energy values, allowing them to illuminate at notably

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Commercial Production of Inkjet Print OLED Panels to Realize in 2020

A number of flat panel makers in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China are developing inkjet print OLED technology, with Japan-based JOLED likely to be the first to roll out commercial inkjet print OLED products in 2020, according to industry observers.

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OLEDs Light Dentist Office on Park Ave

Don Kossar, principal of Don Kossar Interiors, was designing the dental office of Dr. Pasquale Malpeso on Park Avenue in Manhattan, NYC, when he envisioned OLED fixtures encircling the reception desk and arching down the entry staircase. Organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs)

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Apple’s Pro Display XDR Highlights Potential of Mini LED

While Apple did not call the backlighting system mini LED technology, the sources indicated that the design of the superbright arrays of LEDs as demonstrated by the Pro Display XDR is regarded as “mini LED-like” technology. The Pro Display XDR

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Acuity Promises Affordable OLED Luminaires in OLEDworks Alliance

While many mainstream LED lighting companies have jettisoned OLED technology, Acuity Brands has continued to hang in there, and now it has signed a deal with specialist OLEDWorks to help it expand its line with what it says will be

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DOE Releases New Report on OLED Panel Longevity and Performance

In a new DOE “round 2” report based on accelerated stress testing of OLED panels with a focus on general illumination applications, the researchers found improvement in the latest products, yet longevity still trails LED significantly. The report also includes

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Mini LED to be the Possible Turning Point for the Industry

2019 may not be a prosperous year for LED manufacturers given the market uncertainties resulting from the changing global politics. Yet, industry players continue their technology developments and expect Mini LED to revive the stagnant market. Mini LED, as an

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Sheets of Lights: OLEDs Create A Unique Lighting Experience by Claire Swedberg

Over the last decade, OLED technology has been a focus of research and development, and it is seeing its way into commercial installations. This light source can be made flat and flexible, introducing radical new possibilities for lighting installations. The

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Top Experts to Kick Off DOE SSL R&D Workshop Discussions

January 29-31, 2019 | Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. Lighting scientists continue to come up with breakthrough innovations in LED and OLED technology that drive the limits of energy-efficient lighting higher and higher. At the same time, new frontiers in lighting raise

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Patent Granted to Apple for Automotive Lighting and Warning System

According to the claim of the patent, the vehicle lighting system is comprised with a control circuitry, one or more sensors and a light-based device. The sensor detects the distance in between cars and if it finds the following car

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Breakthrough Set to Bring OLED Back from the Dead

Scientists at Brunel University London is set to slash the costs of OLED by 92 per cent, potentially bringing the technology back from the brink in the architectural lighting market. Organic light emitting diodes have struggled to compete with standard

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Wegmans Features OLED Lighting Technology

Rochester-based OLEDWorks LLC contributed its Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) lighting installations in select Wegmans stores and worksites, thereby enhancing the Wegmans experience. OLED lighting provides naturally diffused light with unrivaled light quality. OLED Works says OLED lighting produces an

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Apple’s Next iPhones Might All Use OLED Screens

Apple could be giving the OLED market a boost, as word is circulating that the company will use the technology for displays in all its new iPhone models in 2019, a big step up from the current one model. The

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Micro LED vs OLED: Competition Between the Two Display Technologies

The emergence of Micro LED does steal some of the limelight from OLED that has been dominating the television market for the past few years, but can Micro LED really challenge OLED? Almost all the big names we can think

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Sharp and Universal Display Update and Extend OLED Material Evaluation Agreement

Universal Display Corporation headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey USA, reported that the company and display maker Sharp Corporation, have entered into an updated and extended evaluation agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Universal Display will supply its proprietary UniversalPHOLED

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Flexible Displays to Drive OLED Growth in 2018

Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) has released the first issue of its Quarterly OLED Shipment and Fab Utilization Report that raises the bar on OLED market insights. Covering all OLED suppliers and all applications, this new report provides shipments, prices

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LG Display’s Massive Surge in OLED Light Panel Production

LG Display announced that the company started mass production at its new Gen 5 OLED light panel production line in Gumi, Korea and launched its new OLED light brand, Luflex. With these moves, the company will lead the lighting market,

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LG Display to Shut Down LCD Plants and Prioritize OLED

Vice Chairman of Korean panel maker LG Display (LGD) Sang-Beom Han announced in July that by the end of 2017, LCD panel Fab P2, P3, and P4 in Gumi would be shut down. Fab P4 is officially closed. Sources pointed

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