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Entries in Foxconn (7)

Friday
Jun142019

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 06.14.19

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Seoul Semiconductor Files 2nd Patent Litigation against Distributor of Philips TV Products for Infringement of LCD Backlight System Technology "Seoul asserts that a Philips LED TV display being sold by this distributor infringe 10 (“ten”) patents regarding manufacturing of LED backlighting unit. Particularly, these patented technologies encompass LED TV backlight unit system for enhancing Color Gamut of LCD displays, and LED lenses for providing uniform illumination on LCD displays." via Business Wire

Plans Released for Foxconn’s LCD Factory "The smaller-than-promised building comes as Foxconn has switched from a Generation 10.5 LCD manufacturing campus to what it says will be a smaller Generation 6 campus." via Urban Milwaukee

New mechanism allows lower energy requirement for OLED displays "Scientists from RIKEN and the University of California San Diego, in collaboration with international partners have found a way to significantly reduce the amount of energy required by organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs)." via Printed Electronics World

OLED Production Capacity will Increase to Double in 2023 "According to the report, the total substrate area of display companies in 2019 will be 34.9 million square meters, which will be 68.5 million square meters in 2023 and double after four years." via Display Daily

The trade war is already pushing businesses out of China—and it could be permanent " The longer the trade war wears on, the greater the risk China will lose its long-standing role as the planet’s top global manufacturing base. And as more and more foreign investment and technology flow to other nations, China’s chances of becoming a technologically advanced, innovative economy will dim." via Quartz

Friday
Apr262019

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 04.26.19

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LCD equipment, materials suppliers benefiting from aggressive capacity build-up in China "China now serves as the top supplier of TV panels worldwide, accounting for 46.4% of global unit shipments and 41.9% of panel area shipments in the first quarter of 2019, according to Sigmaintell Consulting." via DigiTimes

Foxconn Might Include Micro LED or OLED Production in Wisconsin "After almost a year, the company said in March 2019 that the factory in Wisconsin will start operation by the fourth quarter of 2020. Today, Foxconn unveiled that Micro LED or OLED manufacturing lines might be added to the production of Wisconsin factory." via LED Inside

In-Display Fingerprint Sensors Finally Coming To LCD Panels "While optical fingerprint scanners have been present in many smartphones over the past few months, these sensors only work alongside more expensive OLED displays. A key reason for the inability of in-display fingerprint sensors to work with LCDs is the failure of the scanner to detect light through the screen." via Android Headlines

Lab develops quantum dot polymer for next-gen screens "The material is a thiol-yne nanocomposite polymer tailored to hold light-emitting quantum dots, tiny semiconductors whose size and composition can be precisely tuned to produce bright, clear, and energy-efficient colors." via Phys.org

New Red Phosphor to Improve LED Energy Efficiency Co-Developed by University of Innsbruck and Osram "A research team at the University of Innsbruck, Austria cooperated with Osram Opto Semiconductors to develop a new red phosphor with excellent luminescence properties which can make LED lighting more energy-efficient." via LED Inside

Tuesday
Mar262019

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 03.26.19

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Foxconn says work on LCD plant in Mount Pleasant will begin this summer "The plant will make LCD screens for products in the education, medical, entertainment, security and smart city markets. ... The company changed plans to a Gen 6 plant in 2018 because it offered additional flexibility." via BizTimes

EIH to team up with partners to tap global e-paper medical display market "Major e-paper display solutions being developed by the group include medical care information boards, clinic reception displays, drip recording cards, smart drug labelling systems, clinic bed cards, mobile data recording boards, in 2.9-, 5.65-, 13.3- and 42-inch sizes, according to sources at E Ink Holding (EIH)." via DigiTimes

Interactive surfaces enter a whole new dimension of flexibility "Researchers at Osaka University propose a novel flexible tube display that is able to take various surface shapes. Information is expressed by streaming colored fluids through the tube and controlling the positions and lengths of the droplets. The tube's flexibility makes it possible to wrap the tube around the surface of an object and present information on its surface that is difficult to express on a standard two-dimensional display." via Phys.org

Aledia Expands Veeco’s Thin Film Process Equipment for 3D Micro LED Development "Veeco Instruments announced today that Aledia, a developer and manufacturer of next-generation 3D LEDs for display applications, has expanded its portfolio of Veeco thin film process equipment to support the development and production of advanced 3D Micro LEDs." via LED Inside

Trump push for China trade reform draws wide support at home, abroad "Trump’s trade war “has let the genie out of the bottle” by lifting expectations that the trade war will force China to reform policies that businesses and foreign governments regard as unfair, said Steven Gardon, vice president of indirect taxes and customs at Lear Corp." via Reuters

Tuesday
Feb122019

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 02.12.19

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Foxconn, Following 'Personal Conversation' with Trump, Revives Plans for an LCD Plant in Wisconsin "...it would in fact manufacture LCD screens. But instead of the advanced Generation 10.5 screens originally promised in 2017, the plant would be the simpler, Generation 6 option that requires a lower-cost manufacturing facility." via Fortune

A Translucent and Flexible Perovskite Based LED is Under Development "A research team ... at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (Ulsan, Republic of Korea) recently announced developments related to flexible Perovskite Light Emitting Diodes (PeLEDs)." via Display Daily

Apple Watches and LCD screens are propping up LG, not OLED "As OLED tech is still too expensive for the mid-range market, LG Display is reliant on cash from its liquid crystal display tech, and a lucrative partnership with Apple" via Wired

Scientists find a cheaper way to light up OLED screens "'We have been using iridium because you get a highly' Thompson says. 'One of our challenges has been to come up with an alternative that is more abundant.'" via Phys.org

Clock ticks on tariff truce as US and China hold second day of trade talks "Analysts have said it would be difficult for the world’s two largest economies to resolve their trade disputes by the designated date..." via South China Morning Post

Tuesday
May082018

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 05.08.18

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The future of lightweight, unbreakable and low-power LCD and OLED displays "...SmartKem is the market leader in the design, synthesis and supply of organic semiconductors for the manufacture of a new generation of lightweight, unbreakable and low-power LCD and OLED displays..." via The Telegraph

LG OLED burn-in at Incheon Airport reignites controversy "LG's only months-old 2018-model OLED TV installed at Incheon International Airport has shown signs of burn-in..." via ZDNet

How Samsung fell behind Sony and LG in the premium TV market "...[Samsung’s Corporate Strategy Office] made a suggestion that it would be more profitable to focus on LCDs than switching to less-proven OLED..." via Reuters

Mini LED set to compete with OLED in large-size TV arena "...some manufacturers have focused on the development of Mini LED, whose architecture is similar to that of current LED backlight in LCD displays, and that it is all set to face direct competition from OLED in the sector of consumer electronics such as smartphones and TV..." via Rapid TV News

Foxconn may become largest shareholder of Epileds "...Foxconn Electronics, ... Innolux, AOT and Japan-based Sharp have acquired the whole ownership of eLux, a US-based startup specialized in micro LED mass transfer technology. Epileds and Epistar are the only Taiwan-based LED firms that have RGB technological capability..." via DIGITIMES

Tuesday
Mar272018

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 03.27.18

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MicroLED patents nearly double in a year in South Korea "... According to the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), 120 patents in the technology were filed in 2017 compared to 67 in 2016..." via ZDNet

Micro LED & Mini LED Technology Will Account for 11.4% of Worldwide LED Wafer Volume by 2022 "... As Micro LED technology still faces technical bottlenecks, the transitional Mini LED products are favored by manufacturers..." via CTimes

Samsung Electronics Wants To Extend OLED Display Lifespan "... The South Korean tech giant and Seoul-based school Ewha Womans University recently conducted a study that examined the “degradation” of OLED displays’ blue lights..." via International Business Times

Sharp reportedly prioritizing OLED & IGZO panel production to land iPad orders "... Sharp has been tipped as a potential OLED panel supplier to Apple for future iPhones, with some reports suggesting it could be added to the supplier roster for the component as early as the second quarter of 2018..." via Apple Insider

Foxconn to acquire Belkin for $866 million, expanding access to sales channels "... The deal is also a continuation of Foxconn’s movement away from being primarily a contract manufacturer for companies like Apple and towards one that has brands of its own..." via BizTimes Media

Friday
Aug252017

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 8.25.17

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S. Korean Researchers Develop Highly Flexible, Clothing-Type Display "South Korean research team integrated fabric with Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) and developed a highly flexible clothing-type wearable display technology... " via BusinessKorea

POLED vs AMOLED – what is the difference between these OLED technologies? "To start with, let’s get to grips with the building blocks of OLED technology, ignoring the P and AM prefixed for now... " via Android Authority

Warning Light Comes On about Big Drops in LCD Prices "The LCD (liquid crystal display) industry, which is one of Korea's leading IT (information technology) export industry, is faltering these days... " via BusinessKorea

QLED Not OLED Is The Future Of TV Technology, Says Analyst "A leading international AV consultancy has reported that the future of TV is stacked heavily in favor of Quantum Dot LED (QLED) rather than OLED technology... " via Forbes

Apple supplier Foxconn to build $10 billion LCD display factory in Wisconsin "Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Monday said it plans to build three facilities in the U.S. state of Wisconsin for operation as early as next year... " via The Indian Express

OLED Dominates Latest Public TV Shootout "The annual Crampton & Moore/HDTVTest shootout between the top TVs from the world’s biggest brands took place over the weekend - and as usual it delivered some seriously startling results... " via Forbes