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Quantum dots: when will color filter or on-chip QD displays arrive?

Quantum dots: when will color filter or on-chip QD displays arrive?

Sep 19, 2018
In this article, IDTechEx describe the emerging dynamic between the different QD approaches for displays: edge optic, film-type, color filter type, and on-chip- type. We will examine how, and when, these technologies are likely to commercially rise and fall.
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Webinar Wednesday 26 September - Progress to the Foldable OLED Display

Webinar Wednesday 26 September - Progress to the Foldable OLED Display

Sep 18, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be hosting a free webinar on Wednesday 26 September titled Progress to the Foldable OLED Display.
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OLED integration in textiles: functional and eye-catching

OLED integration in textiles: functional and eye-catching

Sep 11, 2018 Germany
Organic light-emitting diodes are mainly known from televisions and smartphone displays. They can be used as lighting objects in car tail lights or lights. Researchers are now presenting OLED elements that can be integrated into textiles.
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Flexible thin film encapsulation and barriers

Flexible thin film encapsulation and barriers

Sep 7, 2018
The need for flexible, transparent, ultrahigh performance, and low-cost barriers has long held back the promise of many flexible devices. Indeed, for long, it appeared as the grand challenge, and a potential showstopper.
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Samsung unveils QLED 8K

Samsung unveils QLED 8K

Sep 6, 2018 Germany
Samsung Electronics is to announce its foray into 8K with the unveil of the Q900R QLED 8K complete with 8K AI Upscaling. Samsung QLED 8K TV will feature several 8K-ready enhancements, including Real 8K Resolution, Q HDR 8K and Quantum Processor 8K, all created to bring 8K-quality images to life.
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OLED Display Market to Reach $25.5Bn in 2018

OLED Display Market to Reach $25.5Bn in 2018

Sep 5, 2018
The new IDTechEx Research report "Global OLED Display Forecasts and Technologies 2019-2029" provides a comprehensive assessment of OLED display technologies and markets based on primary research conducted globally by IDTechEx analysts.
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Quantum dot films in displays: major technology and market trends

Quantum dot films in displays: major technology and market trends

Sep 5, 2018 Worldwide
In this article, IDTechEx Research will focus on some of the key frontiers of short-, medium-, and long-term change in quantum dot films. In particular, we will argue that the transition away from Cd based QDs will soon be complete; we will show how QD material improvements are translating into total cost reductions and how that is reshaping the market's pricing strategies; and finally we will consider whether film type QDs can continue their…
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Optical pressure detector could improve robot skin, wearables, screens

Optical pressure detector could improve robot skin, wearables, screens

Aug 28, 2018 United States
A new type of pressure sensor based on light could allow the creation of sensitive artificial skins to give robots a better sense of touch, wearable blood-pressure monitors for humans and optically transparent touch screens and devices.
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Machine Vision

Machine Vision

Aug 16, 2018
The term machine vision describes a group of technologies that enable a machine to see via imaging for the purpose of process automation, and often refers to industrial vision systems. Applications of machine vision include automated product inspection and vision guided robotics. Here we consider four technology types: illuminating, sensing, processing and learning.
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Electron Beam Patterning for high-resolution full-color OLED displays

Electron Beam Patterning for high-resolution full-color OLED displays

Aug 10, 2018 Germany
OLED microdisplays are increasingly establishing themselves in consumer-ready wearables and data glasses. In order to meet the requirements for higher efficiency, higher contrast, and higher resolutions in these applications, scientists have developed a new micropatterning approach for OLEDs on silicon substrates.
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CPI supports project to improve airtight bonding in OLED lighting

CPI supports project to improve airtight bonding in OLED lighting

Aug 7, 2018 United Kingdom
The Centre for Process Innovation is working as part of a consortium to improve airtight bonding in OLED lighting for aerospace and defence applications.