LG Philips Develops Super Thin Display
Sep 28, 2006, 3:15 PM by (staff)
LG Philips, a Korean joint venture devoted to producing LCD displays, today announced they will unveil the thinnest LCD yet on October 3. The new display is 1.3 mm thick - about one-third thinner than existing thin LCDs - and should allow manufacturers to reduce the thickness of today's already slim handsets. It is even thinner than the latest generation of slim OLED displays, which are are 1.5 to 1.8 mm thick. LG Philips claims to have increased the brightness of these new displays over current offerings with a new LCD backlight and a thin light guide plate. The new display also has a modified structure that increases the durability of the display.
Micro-LED Backlights Could Bring OLED Performance to LCD Screens
AT CES this week, Rohinni demonstrated its micro-LED technology, and provided a glimpse at new backlight technology it's working on for the LCD display panels used in phones. While most LED chips are around 1mm, Rohinni's micro-LEDs are many times smaller and can be placed precisely on thin, flexible plastic sheets.
LG Display Shows Off 5.5-Inch Quad HD Screen
LG Display today announced that its 5.5-inch quad HD display is ready for the company's "forthcoming flagship smartphone," which it says will be released during the first half of the year. LG has scheduled a global press event on May 27, which is when it is expected to reveal the G3 smartphone.
New Tech Promises Dense, Efficient, Flexible Displays
A team at Oxford University has discovered a new type of display technology that consists of a simple thin film of phase-change material (PCM) between two thin films of transparent electrodes. The three layers can be applied to very thin, flexible Mylar sheets, creating a flexible display.
LG Display to Step Up OLED Production
LG Display plans to invest $396 million to improve its ability to manufacture flexible OLED displays and OLED lighting panels. The company will sink about $272 million into an existing facility in order to boost production capacity, and about $123 million to build a new production line dedicated to OLED lighting.
LG Display to Invest More In OLED Technology
LG Display today said it plans to invest about $8.5 billion in OLED displays for television sets, smartphones, and wearables. The company wants to boost its capabilities with the technology to stay ahead of the adoption curve as OLED becomes more mainstream.
probably won;t see a change at all
Can you say Motorola SPLNTR?