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Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays

Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays

Mar 23, 2017 United States
The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver that can survive air exposure has been laid down, and it could change the way touchscreens and flat or flexible displays are made.
Sumitomo Chemical boosts production of film-based touchscreens

Sumitomo Chemical boosts production of film-based touchscreens

Mar 10, 2017 Japan
Sumitomo Chemical has decided to expand the production capacity of film-based touchscreen panels at Dongwoo Fine-Chem Co., Ltd., its wholly-owned subsidiary in South Korea. The production capacity is to be more than tripled, with the expanded commercial-scale production coming onstream in January 2018.
Kateeva expands silicon valley headquarters

Kateeva expands silicon valley headquarters

Mar 9, 2017 United States
Leading flat panel display manufacturers use Kateeva's precision deposition equipment for cost-effective mass production of Organic Light Emitting Diode displays.
Magic ink from the nano world

Magic ink from the nano world

Mar 6, 2017 Germany
New technique could open the way for animating ultra-high-resolution images and for developing extremely sharp displays.
Is a stretchable smart tablet in our future?

Is a stretchable smart tablet in our future?

Feb 23, 2017 United States
Engineering researchers have developed the first stretchable integrated circuit that is made entirely using an inkjet printer, raising the possibility of inexpensive mass production of smart fabric.
Low-cost technology for large-area OLEDs

Low-cost technology for large-area OLEDs

Feb 16, 2017 Switzerland
Developing a low-cost, efficient method of increasing the attractiveness of OLEDs for lighting poses a significant challenge.
Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays

Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays

Feb 13, 2017 United States
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks to new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.
Japan Display Inc announces development of FULL ACTIVE FLEX

Japan Display Inc announces development of FULL ACTIVE FLEX

Feb 9, 2017 Japan
Japan Display Inc has announced the development of FULL ACTIVE FLEX, which uses a plastic substrate for both sides of the liquid crystal layer, and its introduction into a 5.5-inch Full-HD LCD display for smartphone devices.
Personalised digital packaging for cosmetics

Personalised digital packaging for cosmetics

Jan 25, 2017 France
The smart packaging design concept combines E Ink's low power, high contrast paper-like display technology with Texen's packaging expertise to create customizable packaging displays for makeup compacts, perfume bottles and other cosmetic packaging.
Investment in breakthrough waveguide optics company

Investment in breakthrough waveguide optics company

Jan 24, 2017 United States
DigiLens Inc announced the closing of a $22 million Series B investment round.
FWT joins forces with Papercast

FWT joins forces with Papercast

Jan 20, 2017 United Kingdom
Papercast's distinctive combination of features provides passengers with real-time bus arrival predictions, timetables and other relevant passenger information delivered wirelessly to solar powered e-paper displays at bus stops.