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Apr052016

Display Technology News Roundup 4.5.2016

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UCF researches work on extreme-temperature resistant LCD screens "University of Central Florida researchers said they’ve found a way to solve the problem of an electronic device malfunctioning due to extreme temperatures. The new technology can be used in every future touchscreen device to keep cellphones or GPS’ screens working in the most extreme temperatures." via WFTV

CES 2016 TV tech: 4K yawns, high dynamic range dawns "The presentation will discuss how all capacitive touch screens (CapTouch) work well in demos and on the bench but when they are installed in real world applications, problems can start occurring. This presentation will provide delegates with the information and solutions needed to ease CapTouch implementation. " via Cambridge Network

Quantum Composers Adds New Touchscreen Technology to Laser Lines "Quantum Composers, a leading manufacturer of lasers and systems, launched a new touchscreen controller for simplified control of laser systems. The all new Smart Controller is an easy to use extension for manual repair systems that may include a microscope setup and has the functionality to control the systems energy, firing mode, rate, and slit size and shape." via SATPR News

Mobile AMOLED displays just got cheaper than LCD "Flagship phones have been adopting AMOLED panels in favor of LCD for a while now. Top phone manufacturers are opting for the improved battery hours and flexibility in features such as Samsung’s Always-On Display, which shows battery life and date around the clock without too much of an impact on battery life. The display technology is used in most modern phones, laptops, smartwatches, and televisions." via Digital Trends

Touchscreen Controller enhances usability of laser systems "Quantum Composers, a leading manufacturer of lasers and systems, launched a new touchscreen controller for simplified control of laser systems. The all new Smart Controller is an easy to use extension for manual repair systems that may include a microscope setup and has the functionality to control the systems energy, firing mode, rate, and slit size and shape." via ThomasNet

Finally, a big screen for travellers: Thales reveals 21inch seatback TV designed to fit on the back on an economy seat "A new type of airline seating is set to make economy flights a lot more enjoyable. A French company called Thales has developed massive LCD touchscreen displays called 'Digital Sky' built into the backs of economy seats." via DailyMail UK

Sharp, Under Foxconn, Aims to Excel in Smartphone Displays "Success for Sharp Corp., newly under the control of Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, may boil down in large part to whether it can stay ahead in the fast-changing technology for smartphone displays." via Wall Street Journal

50 Engineers in Taiwan are secretly developing New Display Tech for Apple "The OLED screens (which are already being used by Samsung in a number of its smartphones) would allow Apple to create thinner, lighter, brighter and more energy-efficient smartphones and tablets as the technology doesn’t need a separate backlight to power the display." via Albany Daily Star

Quantum Dot (QD) Display Market Worth $3.96 Billion By 2022: Grand View Research, Inc. "Increasing awareness regarding energy-efficient displays is expected to boost global quantum dot display market growth. Surge in demand for advanced QLED powered TVs has propelled industry growth." via PR Newswire

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