BMW is demonstrating a new concept car, the M4 Concept Iconic Lights with two new lighting technologies – the laserlight headlights and the OLED based tail lights and rear direction indicators. BMW is using many small thin OLEDs to create a 3D effect. BMW says that they will launch a production model with OLEDs in the “near future”. In April 2014 BMW said that the future lighting technology for their automobiles will be OLED , and that BMW expects to start selling cars with OLED lighting within 3 years. Read more about BMW shows a new M4 concept with OLED tail lights, will launch a production model in the near future
JOLED (Japan OLED) was launched in August 2014 by Japan Display , Sony and Panasonic with an aim to become an OLED medium display producer (focusing at first on OLEDs for tables, laptops and signage ). Today the company was finally officially established and began operating. According to reports from Japan, JOLED is headed by Orbotech Japan former president, and employs around 260 people. JOLED is owned by INCJ (75%), Japan Display (15%), Sony (5%) and Panasonic (5%). The company’s current plan is to focus on 10-20 inch OLEDs and to begin pilot production in H2 2016 and mass production in 2H 2017. JOLED will mainly target laptops and tablets . It will great to finally get an OLED laptop , but hopefully we won’t have to wait till 2017… Read more about JOLED begins operations, aims to mass produce 10-20 inch OLED displays by 2017
Last year at CES, Razer revealed the Nabu smart band aimed at gamers to track their fitness (or lack thereof) and send notifications via an OLED display. The model still isn’t on sale in stores (though it sold three batches via pre-order in its own s…
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In the past couple of years, several reports claimed that China’s Hon Hai Precision Industry, or Foxconn, is starting to develop OLED displays, with the latest one being a rather confusing one about an 8.5-Gen LTPS fab in Taiwan . An article from Japan now says that Foxconn is developing 5″ flexible OLED displays, with first samples shipping by 2016, and limited low-scale production slated for 2016 as well. Foxconn is one of Apple ‘s major suppliers. Read more about Is Foxconn aiming to start flexible OLED production by 2016?
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LG finally officially announced their new curved OLED phone, the G Flex 2 . This exciting new phone has a 5.5″ Full-HD Flexible OLED on a plastic substrate, protected with a new glass cover developed by LG that is reportedly 20% stronger than the latest Gorilla Glass 3. The screen curves from top to bottom, with a curvature radius of 700 mm. The whole phone can be slightly bent. The G Flex 2 has self-healing back coating, a Snapdragon 810 Octacore 2Ghz CPU, 2GB of RAM, LTE, 16/32 GB of storage, 13 MP camera, fast-charging battery and Android 5.0 Lollipop. LG did not release any pricing information yet. The phone will be released in Korea by the end of January, and AT&T will carry it in the US. Read more about LG announces the G Flex 2 with a 5.5" FHD plastic flexible OLED display
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LG is ready to show off its new 2015 HDTVs — LCD and OLED — and along with the new webOS 2.0 smart TV platform, it’s promising some new upgrades to apps. Amazon, YouTube and Netflix are all ready with support for 4K (assuming the TV can do it), but…
Quantum dot 4K LCD screens are nice, but its LG’s OLED TVs that we’re most interested in, and the second generation is ready to ship this year. The best news? If last year’s curved displays bothered you, these are all available in flat “Floating Art …
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LG Electronics announced nine new OLED TVs – including some curved TVs, some flat ones – and also the world’s first bendable TV . All of LG’s new TVs use 4K resolution, and it seems the company is aiming to LG Display says that LG is committed to the “superior qualities of OLED” and sees 2015 as the breakout year for OLED TVs . So the most interesting TV is probably the EG9900 , which features a 77″ 4K OLED panel that can be switched from a flat state to a curved one. It uses a newly developed anti-glare filter and is powered by a ten-core processor (!). LG did not disclose the price and release date of this TV. But it’ll probably be very expensive as the company’s fixed curved 77″ 4K OLED was priced at $29,999 in 2014 . Read more about LG announces nine new OLED TVs, including the world's first bendable TV
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Haier’s 55H9800 was launched at CES 2015. This curved 55″ Full-HD OLED TV has a super-thin metal frame that is only 1.5 mm thick. This TV uses LG Display’s WRGB OLED panels. Haier did not disclose the 55H9800 release date and prices yet.
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LG DIsplay showcase 55-inch 4K curved OLED-Tv – 77-inch variable panels and 8K 55 inch OLED Prototype
During the CES-2015 (6 to 9 January in Las Vegas) we will see some more new OLED-Television Panels from LG-Display. The korean company showcase in a private showroom at the Bellagio Hotel its cutting edge technologies and Products under the theme of “Leadin Technology, Great Design and Picture Quality, and Differntitation” The slogan of this event is “LGD Always with you” In a separate OLED zone at this special event the company showcase the benefits and advantages of the OLED technology. LG Display are using the WRGB organic light emitting diode panel technology which suggest unsurpassed picture quality, achieving perfect black levels. Sang Beom Han says that 2015 is the year for OLED-Television worldwide. LG plans to showcase for the first time a 55 inch 4K Ultra HD curved OLED TV panel at the CES-2015, also the 65 inch 4K Panel and the 77 inch variable/flexible OLED-Television device. CNet got also some info that the company plans to showcase a 8K 55 inch 7,680×4,320 pixels OLED-Panel. But the company showcase not only new OLED Panel they plan to introduce new Ultra HD LCD displays for TVs employing fresh designs and improved picture quality based on IPS technology to provide differentiated value to customers, maintaining its leadership in the Ultra HD market. It will showcase its ultra-light and thin Art Slim series of 55- and 65-inch Ultra HD TV panels for TVs and 23- and 23.8-inch Full HD panels for monitors, while introducing a 65-inch Ultra HD panel with Wide Color Gamut (WCG) and a 98-inch Quad Ultra HD panel with 7,680 x 4,320 resolutions that is four times sharper than Ultra HD. Another highlight will the new Advanced In-Cell Touch (AIT) technology for the smartphone tablet and notebook panel market. AIT offers excellent touch functions as well as improved design formats with an ultra slim bezel