Sunday, March 26th, 2017

May 2016 – As LCD FPD are being challenged by OLED and AMOLED, the technology is seeking solutions to keep their manufacturing cost advantage and increase performance. One of the areas of performance increase is in the area of color space addressed. Nanosys is a long time leader in quantum dot technology, several years ago [...]

May 2016 – Microsoft give one of the opening conference keynotes at this year’s SID Display Week conference. The focus of the talk was on the Disruptive Evolution of Computers through the Introduction of New Interactive Technologies. This long title translates to having compute resources becoming disruptive in changing daily activity because of the introduction [...]

May 2016 – At the San Francisco SID Display Week event the business track highlighted the state of the industry and directions that are being followed. The highlight was the high growth being seen in the AMOLED marketplace. This is being driven by the high unit volumes of mobile devices. Correspondingly, the LCD marketplace was [...]

May 24,2016, Society for Information Display, San Francisco—Hiroyuki Oshima from Japan Display presented a wide-ranging talk on displays, focusing on the next generation of mobile devices. This display category is primed with opportunities, yet faced with many technical challenges to achieve those opportunities. Displays have evolved from the early CRTs to flat panels, first as [...]

May 24, 2016, Society for Information Display symposium, San Francisco—Steven Bathiche from Microsoft talked about the ongoing changes in all facets of computing. The changes over time include processing power, form factors, and interactivity. The next generations of computing will continue the levels of changes. Computers have evolved from room-sized behemoths requiring many kilowatts of [...]

June 2015 – At the SID Display Week show, Tianma NLT was showing a number of their high resolution and specialty OEM displays. The group both designs, develops and manufactures their own displays, but they provide access to this capability to their customers for consumer, medical, industrial and for touch screen applications. Their touch screens [...]

Incom Polymer Fiber Optic Solutions June 2015 – At the SID Display Week event, we met with Incom. For over 40 years they have been part of the optics and display ecosystem providing custom hard bonded fiber optic solutions to a variety of industries. These fiber optic solutions are made with both traditional glass and [...]

June 2015 – At SID Display Week in San Jose we met with VESA to get an update on Display Port. The first demo they were showing was the new interface with the USB-C connector. This single port supports 4 lanes of display port and USB 3.1 protocol including power. The connector does not support [...]

 June 2015 – At the SID Display Week 2015, Corning was showing their advancements in the availability of their 100 micron thick flexible Willow glass and their high performance Lotus NXT glass. The Willow glass has been introduced tot he market for several years and is a high performance roll processing glass. As the transition [...]

June 4, 2015, Society for information Display Symposium, San Jose, CA—John Penczek from U of Colorado and NIST talked about the efforts to develop measurement methods for transparent displays. The challenges are defining the appropriate characteristics for transmissive, emissive, and reflective displays. One of the problems is that ambient illumination can have a significant impact [...]