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Sony develops superthin OLED panel

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Sony has refined its ground-breaking XEL-1 OLED TV, reducing the panel thinness to just 0.3mm, down from 1.4mm. The prototype edition, shown at Japan’s Display 2008 trade expo, is based on an entirely new substrate and glass. It retains the original resolution of  960 x 540 pixels. Commercial production is expected to begin later this […]

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LG signs OLED deal with Kodak

March 17th, 2008 · No Comments

LCD and plasma panel maker LG Display has signed an extensive cross-licensing agreement with the Eastman Kodak Company, giving it access to a wide variety of OLED intellectual property, including innovative techniques designed to improve the yield of Active Matrix OLED (AMOLED) modules. LG Display believes the deal will give it an edge in the […]

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Sony announces massive investment into OLED

February 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Sony says it will plough 22 billion yen into OLED TV production and development. The massive investment will be made to drive OLED panel sizes up and improve production yields. Sony is the world leader in organic Light Emitting Diode  technology, predicted by many to be the successor to LCD and plasma TV technologies, having […]

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LG.Philips changes name, chases OLED

February 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Joint venture LCD panel-making company LG.Philips will be changing its name to… LG Display. The name change, which is pending the approval of its shareholders who meet at the end of the month, is significant as it acknowledges a growing interest in OLED development. In a statement the company explains that the plan “reflects our […]

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Samsung to challenge Sony with 31inch OLED TV

January 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

One of the main talking points at the upcoming Vegas CES is certain to be the rise of OLED TV technology. Korean giant Samsung is expected to throw down the gauntlet to rival Sony with a prototype 31-inch model. Produced by Samsung SDI, the screen has a lifespan of 35,000 hours. This is good for […]

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Samsung to unveil largescreen OLED

December 20th, 2007 · No Comments

Samsung will unveil a 31-inch OLED TV at the January CES in Las Vegas and is promising much larger screens to come. “We have the technological ability to make 40-inch OLED,” said a spokesman, before adding that it won’t be until 2010 that the company will be in a position to mass produce such panels.

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Panasonic, Canon and Hitachi joins forces to develop OLED

December 19th, 2007 · No Comments

In a groundbreaking deal, three Japanese CE giants are planning to join forces to develop OLED TVs. Matsushita (parent of Panasonic), Canon and Hitachi are expected to sign a multi-billion-yen deal to co-develop OLED into a mass-market TV proposition. The alliance will invest upwards of 300 billion yen to make organic electroluminescent panels for TV, […]

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Toshiba walks away from OLED race

December 13th, 2007 · No Comments

After an excited claim that it would charge after Sony into the emerging OLED TV market, Toshiba has taken a reality check and admitted that it will not be shipping large screen OLED TVs in 2009 after all…or any time thereafter, as things stand. Complexities in panel production and high costs have ruled out such […]

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