The Display Industry News Roundup for 8.10.2012
Friday, August 10, 2012
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Planar LookThru Display Box Adapted Into Multiple Industries "Jacob Turetsky suggested the use of the Planar LookThru in a medical laboratory environment. Allowing researchers the ability to have everything they need, from charts, graphs or other information, accessible right on the screen in front of them as they worked in a sterile environment." via Planar Blog

Taiwan panel makers look to emerging markets to increase revenues "The sources also said monitor shipments are expected to increase in emerging markets in 2012 and makers are developing new-sizes, and low-cost LCD panels to attract orders from local vendors." via DigiTimes

AUO sees drop in July revenue due to earthquake "The company said the earthquake contributed to its 9.7% on-month drop with large-sized panels in July. The company also saw a 17.8% on-month drop in small- to medium-size panel shipments, as well as a 5.1% decrease in consolidated revenue, which came to NT$31.72 billion (US$1.06 billion)." via DigiTimes

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Audi to equip the R18 e-tron car with their 7.7" AMOLED digital rear-view "mirror" "The AMOLED display was chosen because of the high density, excellent image quality and very fast response time (good even at 330 km/h). ...The e-tron will be a small-volume electric road car that has no rear window and thus cannot use a conventional mirror." OLED-Info

A Projection Avatar Lands at La Guadia "Projection type displays are increasingly "off the radar" in many markets. However, that may be due to not having quite the right product as projection can still provide great value and unique form factors." via Flat Panel Display Blog

Remote Display Access from John Deere Improves Machine Uptime "By using an Internet-connected device, users with Remote Display Access can view the operator's GreenStar™3 2630 Display screen, which helps them to identify any problems, assist the operator in navigating the steps needed to resolve an issue or ensure correct settings and machine operation. According to Dave Mulder, product manager, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group, as part of the growing suite of JDLink™ telematic products, Remote Display Access improves communication and offers faster resolution of problems to increase equipment uptime and operational performance in the field." via John Deere

Alexander Dodds Showcases New Technology at IWF 2012 "The new SE-1CNC - D dovetail machine is a totally re-designed CNC system with a user friendly operator interface touch screen. Designed to alert operators of misalignments or positioning errors prior to cutting parts. Built-in flexibility to cut standard dovetails, multi-width dovetails, box joints, and optional French dovetails. Every shop can profit from this newly redesigned dovetail machine with production rates of 40-60 drawers an hour." via Woodworking Network

Japan's Citizen Holdings buys Micron's display ops "Japanese watchmaker Citizen Holdings Co said on Friday that its U.S. unit bought chipmaker Micron Technology Inc's display operations to speed up new product development in areas such as electronic view finders used in digital cameras." via Reuters 

Dream into Reality: Sizable yet Transparent and Flexible Display "“Bottom line is that leading companies should spend less effort on already commoditized products and quickly move towards high-end markets. If the display project succeeds, we are expecting that a considerable portion of the display market will be replaced with transparent and flexible displays by 2020. It can be a tough competition but I’m confident that in the near future, you will see the marvelous transparent screen “Minority Report” turn to reality.”" via Korea IT Times  

FlexTech Alliance Opens 2013 Flexible Electronics & Displays Conference Call For Papers "The FlexTech Alliance, focused on developing the electronic display and the flexible, printed electronics industry supply chains, today announced the Call for Papers is open for the 12th annual Flexible Electronics & Displays Conference & Exhibition. The 3 day multi-track Flex Conference consists of in-depth technical and business development presentations covering the entire flexible electronics supply chain. Taking place January 29 – February 1, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona, the event also includes interactive exhibits and product demonstrations, a short course series, academic research, poster sessions and a variety of networking opportunities." via The Sacramento Bee

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