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.
Qualcomm's New Fingerprint Sensors Work Under Water and Through Metal
Qualcomm today announced its next-generation fingerprint sensors for displays, metal, and glass. Qualcomm says it created the new sensors for today's demanding mobile designs, which are moving towards bezel-less, glass-and-metal hardware.
LG Turning to OLED for V30's FullVision Display
LG today said its "next flagship smartphone" — widely believed to be the V30 — will be the first to adopt a plastic OLED FullVision display. LG has used plastic OLED before, notably on the 2015 Flex 2, which was in fact curved and flexible.
Garmin Vivofit 4 has a Color Display and 1-Year Battery Life
Garmin today announced the Vivofit 4, a new activity-tracking wearable device that sports an always-on color display and battery life up to one year. The wrist-mounted, waterproof device performs all of the functions of a digital watch, including timer, stopwatch, and alarms, while counting steps and encouraging the wearer to stay mobile and active.
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.
probably won;t see a change at all
Can you say Motorola SPLNTR?