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Entries in Trade War (8)

Friday
May172019

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 05.17.19

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SID Reveals Display Week 2019 I-Zone Winners "The I-Zone winners honor the most significant advances in display technology and systems, products, prototypes and manufacturing processes presented by exhibitors at Display Week." via Yahoo! Finance

“The Wall” by Samsung Wins Coveted Display Industry Award "Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that the company was awarded Display of the Year from the Society of Information Display (SID) for its innovative modular MicroLED display, The Wall." via Display Week Virtual Press Room

Fujitsu Adds Large, Projected Capacitive Touch Panels "Fujitsu Components America has added 21.5-inch and 31.5-inch projected capacitive (PCAP) touch panels to its standard PCAP-S series line. The expansion addresses the increasing OEM development of large, interactive displays for digital signage, industrial PC, instrumentation, medical equipment, and smart retail applications." via Display Week Virtual Press Room

The Tianma Group Announces Three Technology Innovations as People's Choice Award Nominees at Display Week 2019 "The Tianma Group is introducing three advanced technologies at Display Week 2019 – 7.56” Micro LED, LTPS Mini LED High Dynamic Range (HDR) LCD, and a new Flexible AMOLED – all of which have been nominated in the show’s “People's Choice Award” competition." via Display Week Virtual Press Room

How Xi Jinping's colleagues rejected an 'unequal' trade deal "Early this month, the Chinese government sent the U.S. a trade deal draft that had been slashed from 150 pages -- painstakingly assembled by both sides over five months of negotiations -- to 105. The move riled U.S. President Donald Trump and brought progress on the trade talks to a screeching halt, as Beijing surely knew it would." via Nikkei Asian Review

Friday
Apr122019

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 04.12.19

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Apple LCD Supplier Japan Display Agrees to $2.1 Billion Bailout "...Japan Display has agreed to a $2.1 billion bailout from a Chinese-Taiwanese group. Although the deal saves the Apple display panel maker, it marks a failure in the Japanese government’s efforts to keep the company from falling into non-Japanese hands." via MacTrast

Trade war causes Chinese LCD maker to relocate "The trade reprisals have led Chinese firms to move their operations to other countries to avoid US tariffs and maintain their competitiveness. Besser set up a local company, Besser Display Technology Thailand, in 2018 to operate all its business units here: sales, distribution and manufacturing." via Bangkok Post

LG out to strengthen LCD TV presence "Out of the total of 218.8 million units of LCD TVs shipped globally last year, those by Korean TV makers LG and Samsung Electronics accounted for 67 million, or 30.6 percent, according to IHS Markit. For the first time, Chinese TV makers outdid Korean companies with 31.2 percent of LCD TV shipments." via The Korea Herald

JOLED Starts Construction of New Printed OLED Facility "JOLED this week started construction of a new manufacturing facility that will be used to make displays using printed OLED technology. The factory will be able to produce hundreds of thousands medium-sized OLED monitors used for computer monitors, automotive applications, and so on." via AnandTech

Osram joins German micro-LED display project "Their potentially high luminance (light output per unit area) could put μLEDs ahead of other emissive technologies such as OLEDs in space-constrained applications such as augmented reality glasses." via Electronics Weekly

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
Mar122019

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 03.12.19

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CPT to cut 70% of jobs "Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has announced plans to slash as many as 2,500 jobs or nearly 70% of its total workforce, as it struggles to survive from its restructuring efforts. As the company has sunk into financial difficulties due to unfavorable environments, the company has to streamline its operations including cutting expenditure on personnel and dispose idle facilities, the company said in a statement." via DigiTimes

Galaxy S10 Flexible OLED Sets Twelve New Display Records "DisplayMate Labs under the guidence of Dr. Ray Soneira announced no less than 12 new display records, matched or set by the latest flexible-curved, now full screen AMOLED display found in the flagship Samsung Galaxy S10." via Display Daily

Luci debuts lightweight VR glasses with dual Micro-OLED displays for entertainment "The dual Micro-OLED displays have very clear optics, a good contrast ratio, and a 70-degree field of view that lets you see the equivalent of a 1,023-inch TV screen in high definition (1080p resolution per eye)." via Venture Beat

Fine Pitch and Mini LED Displays Become Focus of Chinese LED and Panel Manufacturers "To keep up with the market trend, Chinese LED manufacturers are also pushing their technology development in Mini LED and fine-pitch displays." via LED Inside

US-China Trade Talks Reach Critical Phase "Yet mixed signals coming from the White House and Beijing are causing analysts to question whether President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping, will be able to finalize an agreement to end a costly trade war by early April as originally predicted." via Voice of America

Tuesday
Feb262019

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 02.26.19

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Sharp makes long-awaited OLED foray, wary of big spending "Sharp will offer OLED panels in its new smartphones later this year and plans to sell the screens to other manufacturers, although it has signaled it is wary about a rapid expansion in OLED as momentum for the thinner but more expensive screens slows." via Reuters

LGD outraces Samsung Display to become top OLED panel supplier for smartwatches "LG Display (LGD) has outraced fellow company Samsung Display to become the world's largest supplier of OLED panels for smartwatch applications, Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) has reported." via DigiTimes

How to Power the Automotive TFT-LCD Displays of the (Not-so-Distant) Future "With the rapid evolution of driver information technology, we can expect the automobile of the future to be equipped with multiple displays, possibly a dozen per car or even more." via Electronic Design

Mini LED Takes the Lead in Automotive Applications Compared to OLED "According to industry sources, some automotive LED suppliers have delivered sample products of Mini LED backlight display module to OEM for validation. Meanwhile, Taiwanese LED packager Everlight also showcased a conceptual Mini LED taillight application which could show information for alarming other road users." via LEDinside

Trump says he will delay additional China tariffs originally scheduled to start on March 1 "The United States is planning to delay a menu of additional Chinese tariffs that were scheduled to begin on March 1, President Donald Trump announced on Sunday, as the world’s two largest economies hash out a definitive end to a wide ranging trade dispute." via CNBC

Thursday
Sep272018

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 09.27.18

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The difference between OLED and LCD in the iPhone XS and XR "The XS models both have 458 pixel-per-inch (ppi) displays. The XR has a 326ppi display. In other words, the XS devices have higher resolution displays ... the XS models have significantly higher contrast ratios." via MobileSyrup

Nubia’s wearable smartphone is a preview of our flexible OLED future "The most interesting prototype at IFA this year was the Nubia Alpha, an Android-based device the company bills as a “wearable smartphone.”" via The Verge

Phones with flapping, folding screens are closer than you think "...a small company based in Fremont, California named Royole ... has developed superthin OLED displays, about 0.01-millimeter thick, which flex, fold and even flap in the wind." via C|Net

CYNORA Presents the Status of the Blue TADF Technology for Displays at the OLEDs World Summit 2018 "CYNORA is leading the development of a new technology: TADF. CYNORA is the first company to demonstrate high-efficiency deep-blue materials for OLED display, which can solve the current blue problem." via Business Wire

Trump's Asian tech tycoon pals feel strains of trade war "Foxconn Technology Group, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry, has confirmed a Nikkei Asian Review report that it will scale back the initial phase of its new LCD factory in the U.S..." via Nikkei Asian Review

Thursday
Sep132018

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 09.13.18

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LG Unveils World's First 8K OLED TV "...LG has become the first brand to officially reveal an 8K TV. What’s more, this 8K debutante is an OLED set, not an LCD TV one..." via Forbes

The Polish startups to look out for in 2018 and beyond "...XTPL is generating a breakthrough technology for ultra-fine printing of a variety of nanomaterials. They are offering cost-effective, non-toxic, flexible, industry adapted solution for the market of displays TFT, LCD, OLED..." via Industry Europe

Apple suppliers wary of trade war "...the whole supply chain would face high import costs for other key components, which would in turn hike up prices and affect product sales in the U.S. ..." via Nikkei Asian Review

Plessey and Jasper Display partner on monolithic microLED displays "...JDC had unveiled the eSP70, a silicon backplane tailored to drive microLED devices. The full colour capable active matrix backplane features a resolution of 1920x1080, a pixel pitch of 8µm..." via eeNews Europe

Sanan Optoelectronics to Set up Micro LED Capacity in 2019 "...Sanan Opto has reported its partnership with Samsung in developing Micro LED display technology earlier this year and the company has applied for 27 patents related to Micro LED technology..." via LEDinside

Thursday
Jul052018

DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY NEWS ROUNDUP 07.05.18

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Chinese Regime Laying Siege to Global Screen-Making Industry "South Korean prosecutors announced that it indicted seven individuals—six Korean nationals and one Chinese national surnamed Li—for violating South Korea’s Industrial Technology Protection Act while attempting to pass on core OLED technology to an unnamed Chinese OLED company..." via The Epoch Times

Apple's screen solutions threaten suppliers' security "Apple's decision to stick with cheaper LCD screens creates further uncertainty for its screen suppliers, many of whom have already suffered a hit from the tech giant's efforts to manufacture its own screens." via Supply Chain Dive

LG Display to open China OLED plant "The South Korean display maker will manufacture 130,000 OLED plates (which are divided into screens) each month once it gets China's go-ahead for the expansion of the plant, according to Kang In Byeong, LG Display's chief technology officer." via The Business Times

Samsung reportedly working on quantum dot OLED TV hybrid "By using only one color/material of OLED, the manufacturing costs go way down since it's easier to manufacture ... QDs have nearly 100% efficiency, significantly better than filters, so in theory the hybrid TVs will be much brighter." via CNet

US-China trade war threats prompt Taiwan firms to consider moving away from mainland "Taiwanese businesses are weighing up whether to move manufacturing operations from the Chinese mainland if the US trade dispute worsens." via South China Morning Post