Display Technology News Roundup 3.9.2017
Thursday, March 9, 2017
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Swipe, tap, scroll: how touchscreens follow your finger [Touchscreens] rely on electrical charge rather than physical pressure – which is why they can be exquisitely sensitive to the glide of your fingers, but don't respond to being jabbed by a pencil.... "via Cosmos

The new LCD Etch A Sketch Freestyle can't shake off the lies Its an Etch-a-Sketch with a touch screen, which kids can then use a stylus to draw rainbow lines on. So what are the white knobs in the corners for? They're stamps that make shapes on the... "via The Verge

Student designed Holocaust memorial dress on display in Georgia Niambi Davenport and Lenora Gray created a Holocaust Memorial dress in honor of Jewish fashion designers who were lost during World War ...... "via MyAJC (blog)

eMemory NeoFuse IP implemented for OLED applications Taiwan-based eMemory Technology's NeoFuse IP has been implemented in high-voltage (HV) platforms across all process nodes from 0.11-micron to 40nm by six leading foundries responding to the rising demand for... "via Digitimes

Sumitomo Chemical, Maker of Curved OLED Displays Reportedly ... Apple's iPhone 8 may include a curved display, though the Wall Street Journal is a little skeptical on that particular feature. Whether it's this year or sometime in ...... "via Patently Apple

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 to have AMOLED display - Fudzilla "The first Mi Mix had a rather impressive 83 percent screen-to-body ratio, but according to Lei Jun, Xiaomi's founder and CEO, the company aims to bring a truly ...... "via Fudzilla (blog)

AMOLED production equipment purchases to reach record high in 2017 The flat-panel display (FPD) industry is in the midst of a historic wave of building new factories to manufacture active matrix organic light emitting diode (... "via ElectroIQ (blog)

Sumitomo Chemical to triple capacity for bendable touchscreens ... TOKYO -- Sumitomo Chemical intends to triple its manufacturing capacity for flexible touchscreens used in next-generation smartphone displays to over.... "via Nikkei Asian Review

WSJ says iPhone 8 will have a curved display, but I'm not buying it "At no point do Mochizuki's sources state that the iPhone 8's display will actually be curved, at least not according to the report. He simply makes a leap from the iPhone 8 will include a flexible OLED... "via BGR

LG explains why it dislikes curved display panels, and why there isn't one on the G6 ", while shrinking the bezels around them to almost nonexistence. LG is first out of the gate with exactly such a proposition: its 2017 flagship... "via Phone Arena

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