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Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014

Mitsubishi Chemical doubles the lifetimes of its OLED panels

20 Oct 2014

The new product will be manufactured by Pioneer OLED Lighting Devices, a Pioneer subsidiary, and sold by MC Pioneer OLED Lighting

According to a recent Nikkei news article Mitsubishi Chemical has doubled the lifetime of OLED panels made using their "wet processing" from 15,000 hours to 30,000 hours. This significant increase is due to ...

LG Chem OLED panels light up pop-up restaurant

20 Oct 2014

The simplicity of OLED panels enabled the architectural design firm, AL_A, to design and manufacture the lightings themselves

LG Chem OLED Light panels have been used as the main light source at Tincan - a newly opened pop-up restaurant designed by AL_A. The restaurant which was introduced in time for this year’s London ...

Crumpled graphene could provide an unconventional energy storage

6 Oct 2014

Two-dimensional carbon "paper" can form stretchable supercapacitors to power flexible electronic devices

Xuanhe Zhao, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and civil and environmental engineering at MIT, and four other authors, have published the finding of the research in the journal Scientific Reports - the title of the ...

Molecular Glasses announces novel organic semiconductors

6 Oct 2014

These amorphous small molecule materials are mixtures of compatible molecules with an infinitely low crystallisation rate - suitable for OLED and organic electronics

Molecular Glasses, a division of Molaire Consulting, has announced they have developed a novel class of organic semiconductor materials suitable for OLED and other organic electronic devices. These new materials are a class of truly ...

Kaneka reported to be developing long lifetime OLED panels to rival LEDs

6 Oct 2014

The company expects that by 2020 it will have OLED related revenues of about 50 billion Yen (US$ 460 million)

According to various recent news reports Kaneka is actively developing long lifetime OLED lighting panel, with the ambition of achieving in excess of 50,000hours. More than twice the lifetime of current Kaneka products. The ...

Tianyi reported to be establishing LTPS and OLED facilities in Kaohsiung

6 Oct 2014

Tianyi is reportedly renting capacities at Innolux's Gen-8.5 fab in Kaohsiung, with volume production expected at the end of 2015

On the Digitimes news website Tianyi Display Technology - under the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group - is reported to be preparing to establish facilities in Taiwan's southern city of Kaohsiung to produce LTPS panels and OLED ...

Pugnale & Nyleve show new large scale OLED luminaire

6 Oct 2014

Large scale OLED luminaire - art rather than functional lighting

Pugnale & Nyleve have recently exhibited a large scale OLED luminaire at The OLED luminaire was designed by architect and designer Susan Evelyn Schmidt. "Volker" features metal squares randomly suspended from the ceiling. The installation is ...

eMagin receives US$6.8 million in R&D contracts

6 Oct 2014

One of the three new contracts is a US$1.1M contract over 15 months to further enhance the full color brightness of its recently demonstrated ultra-high-brightness microdisplays

eMagin Corp. has announced that it has been awarded three new R&D contracts totalling US$6.8 million. One of the three new contracts is a US$1.1 million contract over 15 months ...

Heliatek completes 18 Million euro in series C funding round

29 Sep 2014

The funding round was led by Aqton, and the new money will be used to achieve operational and sales goals until 2016, including the introduction of transparent HeliaFilm in production by the middle of 2015

Heliatek has announced the company has successfully completed its C-Financing round by raising 18 million Eur. This finance round was led by AqtonTON SE, an investment holding of German entrepreneur Stefan Quandt, with participation of ...

New organic semiconductor material from Kiel

29 Sep 2014

By incorporating organic tin into the organic semiconducting polymers light can be absorbed over a wide range of the solar spectrum

Researchers of the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel (CAU), have announced they have successfully integrated organic tin into semiconducting polymers for the first time. By incorporating organic tin into the organic semiconducting polymers light can be absorbed ...

Evonik extends their collaboration with the Holst Centre

29 Sep 2014

Now the cooperation enters the next phase by extending the contract and introducing the revolutionary technology into mass production at a key customer

Evonik and Holst have announced they are extending the contract of ongoing collaboration with the view to introduce n-type semiconductor technology into mass production at a key customer site.

According to the announcement over the ...

CPI and Crown Packaging announce winner of printed electronics design competition

29 Sep 2014

The winning concept was the Smart Sunscreen, a sunscreen bottle that uses printed sensing and intelligence within the packaging

Crown Packaging, together with technology experts from The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), set a challenge to 36 postgraduate design, innovation and branding students from Brunel University London. Working in cross-functional teams, the students were ...

Imec shows fullerene-free organic photovoltaics with high efficiencies

22 Sep 2014

The introduction of a new acceptor material allows for the application of new classes of organic materials as photoactive layers to improve the conversion efficiency

Imec have announced they will be presenting their recent progress with organic photovoltaics (OPV) at the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2014).

Imec will present a fullerene-free organic photovoltaic (OPV) module ...

Swansea University researchers develop graphene based cancer detecting biosensor

22 Sep 2014

Newly developed graphene biosensor could ultimately help to provide a rapid diagnosis at the point of care

A team of researchers from Swansea University, using the University’s Centre for NanoHealth, have developed a highly sensitive graphene biosensor with the capability to detect molecules which show signs of increased cancer risk.

The ...

DoE announces selections for SSL R&D funding opportunity

22 Sep 2014

This DoE initiative aims to accelerate the adoption of SSL technology through cost reduction improvements while maintaining product quality and performance

The U.S. Department of Energy has recently announced the competitive selection of nine projects for solid-state lighting (SSL), in response to the SSL R&D funding opportunity announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0000973.

The one- to two-year ...

PARC is increasing its shareholding in Thin Film Electronics

22 Sep 2014

Following the private placement PARC owns 4.3 million shares in Thin Film Electronics

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced that PARC is increasing its shareholding in the company. PARC will receive 334,702 new shares equal to NOK 1,549,000 through a private placement. The subscription price ...

Kateeva raises US$ 38 million in series D funding and Samsung Venture becomes an investor

15 Sep 2014

The new funds will be used to support the company’s manufacturing strategy and expand global sales and support

Kateeva has announced that it has closed its Series D round with US$38 million in financing. The newest participant is Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC). According to the announcement existing investors - Sigma Partners, Spark ...

LG Chem closes the gap between OLED and LED with 100lm/W OLED panels

15 Sep 2014

High efficient OLED panels to compete with LED in terms of performance, and eventually price -- LG Chem could enter the automotive market as early as 2017

According to recent news reports LG Chem has developed OLED lighting panels which it said will be available at more affordable prices than existing LED lighting.

LG Chem said its OLED lighting panels have a ...

LG Display is set to become sole supplier of flexible AM-OLED for Apple Watch

15 Sep 2014

Shipments expected to reach about five million a month in 2015

According to news reported on the Digitimes website LG Display will supply Apple with AM-OLED panels for the Apple Watch, with shipments expected to reach about five million a month in 2015, according to sources ...

LG Display sees OLED profit and continues talks to supply other manufacturers

15 Sep 2014

LG Display expects revenues to raise as talks to supply Sony, Panasonic Corp and a number of Chinese TV manufacturers continue

According to a Bloomberg news report LG Display expects its next-generation OLED TV technology to turn a profit in 2015 as production costs fall. The company also said that talks to supply Sony, Panasonic Corp ...

Aerelight Design launches consumer-ready OLED desk lamp

15 Sep 2014

Powered by an advanced energy-efficient OLED light panel, the aerelight lamp provides a warm, natural light source unlike that of a traditional lamp or overhead light

Aerelight Design has announced the aerelight OLED desk lamp. The aerelight OLED lamp provides a warm, natural light source unlike that of a traditional lamp or overhead light.

OTI Lumionics started Aerelight Design with an ...

Osram launches a portable OLED reading light - ideal for in-car illumination

15 Sep 2014

Osram moves into consumer products and will be available from fall 2014 in a limited edition

Osram has announced they will be launching the "world's first" OLED reading light for car interiors. The OLED reading light consists of a high-quality matt aluminium housing and provides a very warm and uniform ...

CPI and European partners collaborate in EU funded "Flexibilis"

15 Sep 2014

Flexibilis aims to develop flexible barrier and the replacement of ITO for OLED and OPV applications

The pan-European collaborative project ‘Flexibilis’ is addressing these issues and providing the expertise to both develop and test these advances in large area OLED and OPV devices at pilot production scale.

The project brings together ...

University of Manchester to build 2nd Graphene Centre

8 Sep 2014

The GEIC will complement Manchester’s existing National Graphene Institute (NGI)

The University of Manchester is to build a £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC). The facility will be critical in the development of commercial applications and in maintaining the UK’s world-leading position in graphene ...

Plastic Logic and Cambridge Graphene Centre demo "graphene-based" flexible display

8 Sep 2014

The prototype uses solution-processed graphene electrodes, which replaces the metal electrode layer within Plastic Logic’s standard backplanes

The Cambridge Graphene Centre and Plastic Logic they have successfully successfully demonstrated a flexible display incorporating graphene electrodes in its pixels’ electronics - according the announcement this is the first time graphene has been used in ...

Samsung Gear S Enhances the Smart Wearable Experience

8 Sep 2014

The Gear S offers a beautiful curved design combined with 3G connectivity on the wrist

Samsung Electronics has recently unveiled the Samsung Gear S, the next generation smart wearable device that expands the smartphone experience to the wrist. The new Samsung Gear S delivers an up-to-date smart wearable experience with ...

LG to mass-produce plastic circular PM-OLED displays

8 Sep 2014

Opportunity for round and flexible displays are expected to grow rapidly over the next few years with wearable devices being the early market

According to various news reports LG Displays is on the verge on commencing mass production of circular PM-OLED displays expected to be adopted by the growing number of smartwatches currently entering the market.

The world ...

Philips launches the Lumiblade OLED Innovators Club

1 Sep 2014

Philips is making the Lumiblade OLED Innovators Club and its members the central subject of an elaborate OLED brand campaign

Philips has announced the launch of the Lumiblade OLED Innovators Club. According to the announcement as a member of Lumiblade OLED Innovators Club you do one thing in particular - invest in your future.

To join ...

BASF opens its first Korean electronics materials R&D centre at Sungkyunkwan University

1 Sep 2014

The new R&D facility will focus on developing organic thin film transistors for future electronic devices like flexible and rolling displays, fluorescent and phosphorescent materials for lighting

According to a news report has BASF aiming to speed up its growth in Asia has opened its first regional Electronic Materials R&D Centre at Sungkyunkwan University in Gyeonggi, Korea. The centre will be ...

BMBF funded project Polytos2 on printed organic circuits and memory successfully completed

1 Sep 2014

The project work lead to new development in materials, ciruit designs and processing that is expected to acclerate the early applicaiton of organic electronics

After two years Merck, the consortium leader, in collaboration with nine other consortium partners has announced the successful completion of the Eur 4,800,000 BMBF (German Federal Ministry of Research and Education) funded project ...

Thin Film Electronics establishes partnership with Flextronics' Silicon Valley Innovation Labs

1 Sep 2014

Thin Film Electronics's suite of printed electronics products and solutions will enable Flextronics to expand their Open Innovation Platform offering

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced a partnership with Flextronics. As part of the agreement, Flextronics will further expand its Open Innovation Platform with the addition of Thinfilm's technology, and offer Thinfilm's printed ...

LG Electronics first to commercialise 4K OLED TVs

25 Aug 2014

With 33 million sub-pixels working to produce the most lifelike colors and infinite contrast ratio, viewers will feel like they’re watching the real thing

LG Electronics (LG) has announced the start of sales of the world’s first OLED TV with 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution. These 4K displays will be available in 77- and 65-inch screen sizes (models ...

Aixtron reports financial results for Q2 2014

25 Aug 2014

Management reiterates its original guidance for fiscal year 2014 made at the end of February, for revenues to be in line with those of last year

Aixtron has announced financial results for the 2nd qtr 2013. Revenues increases 5 percent compared to the previous quarter, and the company also recorded improvements in its gross profit and operating result (EBIT).

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eMagin announces second quarter 2014 financial results

25 Aug 2014

The increase in product revenues versus last quarter is also attributable primarily to an increase in average selling price as well as an increase in units shipped

Revenues for the second quarter of 2014 were $7.0 million versus $7.0 million for the second quarter of 2013 and $6.3 million last quarter. Product revenues increased due primarily to an increase ...

SmartKem raises series A funding

18 Aug 2014

BASF, Octopus, Entrepreneurs Fund, and Finance Wales all invested - no disclosure was made of the amount raised - funds will be used for commercialisation of organic semiconductor technology

SmartKem has announced the completion of a significant series A funding round from an investment syndicate comprising BASF Venture Capital, Octopus Investments and Entrepreneurs Fund, plus further investment from Finance Wales, the company’s principal ...

Korean Government to invest 30 billion Kwon in OLED Lighting

18 Aug 2014

Korean Government to push OLED Lighting as key technology for Korea companies with the aim to become major worldwide competitors

According to a recent news article on the OLEDnet website the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) will establish an initiative to fully support the development and growth of the OLED lighting industry ...

Prelonic shows all printed EC displays on cardboard

18 Aug 2014

Fully integrated and printed directly on to cardboard there is no need for any additional substrates – this is expected to enable mass production of low cost displays

Prelonic has announced they have successfully printed EC displays directly onto cardboard packaging. According to Prelonic at the moment printed electronics is dominated by hybrid printed electronics with functionalities comparable to classical electronics. However, to ...

Universal Display announces financial results for second quarter 2014

18 Aug 2014

Growth in second quarter revenues was led by a 32% increase in material sales, reflecting solid volume growth in sales of red emitter, green emitter and green host materials

Revenues for the second quarter of 2014 were $64.1 million, a 30% increase compared to revenues of $49.4 million in the same quarter of 2013.

Growth in second quarter revenues was led by ...

Thin Film Electronics reports interim financial results for Q2 2014

18 Aug 2014

Thin Film Electronics payroll increases by NOK 31 million as number of employees rise from 25 to 82

Thin Film Electronics (ThinFilm) has announced their second quarter financial report for 2014. Revenues in the first half of 2014 amounted to NOK 12.2 million. Sales revenue was largely related to technology access fees ...

OLED Lighting is on track to become a serious competitor to LED lighting by 2016

28 Jul 2014

Now in its 3rd year of publication "OLED Lighting: Products, prices, capacity, costs and forecasts" report is becoming an essential reference for those wishing to understand the current and future evolution of the OLED lighting industry

cintelliq limited is pleased to announce the release of their latest market report OLED Lighting: Products, prices, capacity, costs and forecasts 2014 - 2023.

According to cintelliq OLED lighting is expected to become a strong competitor ...

Taiwanese companies form OLED Lighting Commercialization Alliance

28 Jul 2014

OLCA is confident that within three years OLED will be standard lighting equipment for every home

It has been announced that OLED Lighting Commercialization Alliance (OLCA) is formed to encourage and promote the adoption of OLED technology for decorative and general lighting. OLCA is seeking members from all parts of the ...

Isorg raises Eur 6,400,000 for the development of organic and printed sensors

28 Jul 2014

The funds will enable Isorg to make the transition from pilot production to mass production

Isorg, a spin-out from the Printed Electronics Laboratory of CEA Liten, is developing organic and printed photodetectors and large area sensors, has raised Eur 6,400,000. The investors include Bpifrance, Sofimac Partners, CEA Investissement ...

Innovation Network, Japan Display, Sony and Panasonic form new company - JOLED Inc

28 Jul 2014

JOLED is scheduled to be launched in January 2015, and aims to accelerate the development and early commercialisation of OLED display panels

Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), Japan Display Inc. (JDI), Sony Corp (Sony), and Panasonic Corp. (Panasonic) have announced that they have executed a definitive agreement to establish a new company - JOLED Inc. (JOLED) - to ...

Universal Display enters into a materials supply agreement with Philips

28 Jul 2014

Universal Displays says this is an important next step in its relationship with Philips adn builds on the initial relationship announced in November 2013

Universal Display Corp. has announced that it has broadened its Philips relationship to a commercial material supply agreement. With this, Universal Display will extend its supply agreement from the evaluation phase, to provide Philips with ...

Korean Government to invest KRW30 billion to develop core display technologies

28 Jul 2014

The investment with LG Display and Samsung Display will also be used to provide active support in growing SMEs

According to a news report by ETNews Korea IT News the Korean Government has recently announced it will invest KRW30 billion (US$30 million) over a five year period to develop original display technologies - the ...

Thin Film Electronics and Evrythng collaborate to apply digital interactivity to physical objects

28 Jul 2014

This agreement aims to bring together printed electronics, near-field communications and cloud-software to enable everyday objects to connect to the web

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has recently announced a collaboration agreement with Evrythng by connecting them to unique digital identities on the Web.

Through the agreement, Evrythng will integrate its cloud-based, software-as-a-service platform with Thinfilm's ...

Fraunhofer COMEDD merges with Fraunhopfer FEP

28 Jul 2014

The new organisation will bring two distinctive sets of competences into a single coherent business and able to offer its current and future customers greater choice

It was recently announced on 1st July 2014 that Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has merged Fraunhofer COMEDD and Fraunhofer FEP into a single entity. The new organisation will be known as Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam, Plasma Technology ...

Do you need to know how large the materials market is?

30 Jun 2014

Join the development program to help shape the direction of the software for your own needs

cintelliq is planning to develop software to run on your desktop PC that calculates how big the market is for different materials used in organic electronic devices. The model will link material usages at a ...

Universal Display and BOE Technology Group expand evaluation partnership

30 Jun 2014

AM-OLED display production in China moves closer to realisation

Universal Display Corp. (UDC) have announced an expanded evaluation agreement with BOE Technology Group (BOE). Under this agreement, Universal Display will broaden its collaboration with BOE and supply additional highly efficient phosphorescent OLED (PHOLED) materials ...

Belectric OPV and Schmidhuber partner to bring solar energy into the German pavilion

30 Jun 2014

This is the first major international architecture project in which the new products on the basis of organic photovoltaic technology (OPV) are being used.

Belectric OPV have announced in partnership with Schmidhuber they will build a solar tree using organic photovoltaic cells for the German Pavillion at the 2015 World Exhibition in Milan from May - October 2015 - the topic ...

LG Chem and Ab Rogers Design showcase the OLED Tree Bar

30 Jun 2014

The basic structure was comprised of recyclable cardboard tubes and given life through Ab Rogers’ trademark colours

LG Chem and Ab Rogers Design recently collaborated on a project to apply OLED light to an architectural installation, the OLED Tree Bar. The design was installed at May Design Series furnishing fair which was ...

Taisei, Okamura and MHI to jointly develop OLED desk lamps for office

23 Jun 2014

The newly developed OLED desk lamps will be installed in a Net-Zero Energy Building (ZEB) verification facility in Yokohama

Taisei Corp (Taisei), Okamura Corp (Okamura) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have announced they have jointly developed OLED desk lamps for office use. The newly developed OLED desk lamps will be installed in a Net-Zero ...

Nippon Electric Glass and Saint Gobain form joint venture for OLED glass

16 Jun 2014

The joint venture will manufacture and provide the world market with high-performance glass substrates with an internal outcoupling layer

Nippon Electric Glass and Saint Gobain have announced they have reached an agreement to form a joint venture. The joint venture aims to develop, manufacture and sell glass substrates with with an Internal Extraction Layer ...

Holst Centre IP available to start-ups and SMEs

16 Jun 2014

Under this new agreement BOM, with the Holst Centre, will actively approach organisations who can bring the IP to market

The Holst Centre and the Brabant Development Agency (BOM) have announced a new, long-term strategic partnership to help small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) convert Holst Centre’s knowledge and patents into new innovations. The BOM will make ...

Talks between Samsung and LG Display over patent cooperation stalls

16 Jun 2014

The reason for the failure of the negotiation, despite the government’s involvement, lies in their differences on the issue of patent sharing.

According to news on the Business Korea website Samsung and LG have called a halt to their negotiation over patents as they failed to reach a mutually acceptable settlement. The patent fight between the two ...

DoE funds four OLED lighting projects

16 Jun 2014

OLEDWorks, Pixelligent Technologies, UCL and Princeton received a share of the US$10.5 million funding available

The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has announced the competitive selection of nine projects for solid-state lighting (SSL), in response to the SSL R and D funding opportunity announcement.

Total DOE funding for the ...

OLEDWorks receives US$ 1,400,000 funding from DoE and NYSERDA

16 Jun 2014

The goal of this funding is to help OLEDWorks reduce the high costs of OLED lighting manufacturing

The U.S. Department of Energy and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have provided funding to OLEDWorks to achieve low-cost manufacturing of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products.

According to the ...

Sumitomo Chemical exhibits highly-transparent organic photovotaic device

9 Jun 2014

The device is still in R&D, and its power conversion efficiency was about 50% that of OPV devices that where not transparent

Tech-on news website recently reported that Sumitomo Chemical exhibited an organic photovoltaic (OPV) device that has a high light transmittance at the 2014 Automotive Engineering Exposition - a trade show that held at the end on ...

Nokia and SEL show foldable OLED display at SID

9 Jun 2014

The displays where 5.9-inch OLEDs with a resolution of 1,280 x 720 (249ppi) - using a white OLED device architecture coupled with a separate colour filter

Nokia and Advanced Film Device (AFD) Inc (a subsidiary of SEL) recently exhibited a folded OLED display at the recent SID DisplayWeek in San Diego. Two types of folding OLED displays where exhibited - one with ...

Evonik opens Application Technology Centre in Taiwan

9 Jun 2014

The ATC will develop new applications for its iXsenic product line and offer application technology support and solutions to the company's customers based in Asia

Evonik Industries has announced the inaugurated the new Application Technology Centre (ATC) for Electronic Solutions in Hsinchu, Taiwan. The ATC will develop new applications for its iXsenic product line and offer application technology support and ...

Cambrios receives US$10 million strategic investment from Samsung Ventures

2 Jun 2014

Cambrios sees this investment coupled with its recent commercial success as adding validation that silver nanowires as a credible replacement of ITO is gathering momentum

Cambrios Technologies Corp. has announced a second round of strategic investment by Samsung Venture Investment Corporation (SVIC) of US$10 million to help fuel the company’s growth. Cambrios had previously received an investment of ...

Acuity Brands announces new OLED luminaires

2 Jun 2014

These fixtures use the next-generation OLED technology from LG Chem to demonstrate exciting advancements in both market-ready products and revolutionary concepts

Acuity Brands, Inc. has announced they will be introducing four new OLED luminaire products and concepts at LIGHTFAIR International 2014 (LFI). These fixtures use "next-generation" OLED panels from LG Chem.

NomiTMOLED sconces are ...

Acuity Brands showcases novel application of amber OLED panels for healthcare facilities

2 Jun 2014

This concept luminaire series features OLED panels from OLEDWorks, demonstrates use of an amber OLED at a 590 nm peak, and fixed luminance of 600 cd/m2

Acuity Brands, Inc. has announced the OLED Marker Light Series concept luminaires, offering a new approach for decorative, orientation and low-level illumination.

According to Acuity Brands these OLED luminaires can create a "directional beacon" in ...

Plastic Logic unveils next phase in its organic flexible AM-OLED demonstrator programme

2 Jun 2014

Plastic Logic show all-organic AM-OLED display made using a toolkit of processing capabilities already proven industrially

Plastic Logic has shown an all-plastic flexible AM-OLED display demonstrators at SID DisplayWeek 2014 in San Diego. This demonstrator builds on the previous demonstrator shown at the Flextech Conference in Phoenix, AZ in February 2014 ...

CPI and partners to develop printed sensor for the rapid test of bovine tuberculosis

2 Jun 2014

The aim is to create a small hand held device that vets can use to give an almost instant diagnosis from a simple blood test at farm sites

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) are working with CompanDX Ltd, Public Health England and Sapient Sensors Limited to develop a portable testing device which would be capable of detecting bovine tuberculosis in cattle in ...

Universal Display announces US$50 million share repurchase program

2 Jun 2014

This new share repurchase program reflects the Board’s continued confidence in the company’s strong positioning and long-term growth opportunities

Universal Display Corp has announced that its board of directors has approved a program to repurchase up to $50 million of the company’s outstanding shares of common stock from time to time over the ...

LG Chem cuts OLED panel prices by 66% to "kick start" the market

26 May 2014

LG Chem decided to propose attractive prices to selective partners who are willing to stimulate the market with mass-production of OLED luminaires

LG Chem has announced, in a "strategic move" to dramatically drop the price of OLED light panels from 3Q-2014. According to LG Chem current panel prices have been typically set at US$600/Klm and ...

Thin Film Electronics and Nedap deliver innovative loss prevention solution to retail market

26 May 2014

These labels can be invisibly embedded into clothing, shoes, handbags, and other products, and are fully compatible with installed 8.2MHz RF EAS infrastructure

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm) and Nedap Retail, have announced that they will partner to supply global fashion brands with a high-value loss prevention system that will go to market under Nedap’s !FaST brand ...

Sony and Panasonic considering OLED display joint venture with Japan Display

26 May 2014

Companies are in early talks to form a joint venture in next-generation display panel technology for smartphones and tablets

Unofficial news reports are suggesting Sony and Panasonic are in early talks to form a joint venture in next-generation display panel technology for smartphones and tablets with Japan Display Inc. Japan Display is a key ...

Kateeva expands manufacturing space and appoints head of customer satisfaction

26 May 2014

These developments aim to position YIELDjet for "smooth" near-term deployment

Kateeva has announced two key developments to support sales of its inkjet printing manufacturing solution for OLED applications. Kateeva said these developments aim to position YIELDjet for "smooth" near-term deployment.

First development: Expansion of the ...

DuPont extends collaboration with Holst Centre

26 May 2014

Research collaboration to include OLED lighting and printed electronics applications

DuPont Microcircuit Materials (DuPont) and Holst Centre have announced they have extended their collaboration focused on advanced materials for the printed electronics industry. The collaboration is expected to advance technology specifically in the area of ...

New OPV EU funded project launches

26 May 2014

The project objective is to make organic photovoltaics (OPV) competitive to their inorganic counterparts

The EU funded project MatHero has recently announced further project details. The new Eur 3.5 million project - coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) - aims to make organic photovoltaics (OPV) competitive to their inorganic ...

Acreo announces low-cost printed device for UV-light monitoring

26 May 2014

The new printed UV-detector could be used as a band-aid, as a wristband or as a smart label in a sun hat

Acreo has announced they have developed a fully functional prototype of a printed UV-light detector.

According to the announcement Acreo has developed a new type of ink that detect and measure UV-light directly on the ...

Thinfilm Demonstrates First Printed NFC-Enabled Smart Label

26 May 2014

Printed Electronics Leader Uses Proprietary PDPS Technology to Facilitate Wireless Data Capture Via Smartphone; Achieves Key Milestone in Mission to Power the Internet of Everything

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced they have successfully demonstrated what they believe is the industry's first integrated-system product to combine printed electronics technology, real-time sensing capability, and near-field communication (NFC) functionality.

In the ...

Samsung expected to invest US$ 3bn - US$ 5bn in OLED production this year

19 May 2014

Samsung's OLED display to be primarily for wearable devices and tablet PCs

According to a news report on the Yonhap website Samsung Electronics around US$ 3bn - US$ 5bn (3 trillion to 5 trillion won) in a new OLED production facility, it is believed that around US$ 2bn ...

Acuity Brands announces OLED luminaires with next generation OLED panels

19 May 2014

OLED technology allows us to design lighting that can be interactive with people because of its soft, glare-free illumination, which makes it ideal in applications close to the user

Acuity Brands has announced the launch of a next-generation OLED luminaires - including Revel, Kindred, Trilia, and Canvis - use the latest generation of OLED panels. Sold under the Winona Lighting brand, all four product families feature ...

Pixelligent awarded CRADA with ORNL for roll-to-roll Fabrication of OLED devices

19 May 2014

During this project, Pixelligent will optimise the formulation for ORNL’s roll-to-roll process

Pixelligent Technologies has announced they have entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Entering into this CRADA allows Pixelligent to further optimize ...

Aixtron reports financial results for Q1 2014

19 May 2014

Aixtron sees order intake improve by 26% year-on-year to EUR 37.7m, however, sequentially, orders remained stable reflecting a slightly more positive market sentiment

Aixtron has recently announced finacials for 2014 Q1. The company reported revenues of EUR 43.9m for the first quarter of 2014, representing a year-on-year improvement of 9%. Q1/2014 EBIT at EUR 10.9m ...

Shanghai University chooses Aixtron for graphene and nanotube processing equipment

19 May 2014

The system has been a workhorse for similar research for the last five years, giving us consistently good results, high uptime, ease of use and process flexibility

Aixtron has announced that Shanghai University has ordered a BM R&D reactor to be used by its Sino-Sweden Microsystem Integration Technology Center (SMIT). According to Aixtron the BM R&D reactor is a highly ...

Merck and BASF take greater control of the InnovationLab

12 May 2014

Merck and BASF have increased their interest to 70% in order to continue the successful scientific research and transfer platform for organic electronics

Merck and BASF have announced they are acquiring a majority stake in InnovationLab GmbH. Merck and BASF are increasing their involvement in order to continue the successful scientific work of the Heidelberg-based research and transfer ...

cintelliq announces their latest report - OLED Lighting: Products, pricing, capacity, cost and forecasts 2014 - 2023

12 May 2014

This report is an invaluable guide to technology developers, materials companies, licensing departments, business developers, equipment vendors and luminaire makers

The commercialisation of OLED lighting continues to accelerate, with a growing list of companies announcing their intention to enter the market. The strong presence of OLED Lighting panel manufacturers and luminaire manufacturers exhibiting some very ...

Heraeus and Toagosei form patterning technology partnership for touch screens and sensors

12 May 2014

License taken by Japanese strategic partner for the high speed commercial scale patterning of functional materials used in touch displays

Toagosei and Heraeus Precious Metals have announced they have signed a licence agreement for the application of Clevios invisible touch screen patterning technology. The agreement forms a partnership between Heraeus and Toagosei, which sees the ...

eMagin announces first quarter 2014 financial results

12 May 2014

Average revenue per quarter for the remaining three quarters are anticipated to be higher due to improved status of the stop orders, and improved manufacturing processes

Revenues for the first quarter of 2014 were $6.3 million versus $8.5 million for the first quarter of 2013 and $6.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. The decline in first ...

Samsung puts on hold plans for new OLED TV production

5 May 2014

Samsung to focus on small and medium size OLED displays for the foreseeable future

According to recent news report from Nikkei Asian Review Samsung Electronics has "abandoned" plans for a new facility to manufacture next-generation display panels for televisions. The article suggests that low production yields and falling prices ...

Universal Display announces financial results for first quarter 2014

5 May 2014

Revenues for the first quarter of 2014 was led by a 177% increase in material sales, reflecting volume growth in sales of red emitter, green emitter and green host materials

Universal Display Corp announced its results for the first quarter of 2014. For the quarter UDC reported a net loss of $6.6 million. Revenues for the first quarter of 2014 was led by a ...

Thin Film Electronics reports interim financial results for Q1 2014

5 May 2014

The first quarter of Q1 2014 was a considered by ThinFilm to be transformational, with products containing Thinfilm Memory released in retail for the first time

Thin Film Electronics (ThinFilm) has announced their first quarter financial report for 2014. Revenues in the first quarter half of 2014 amounted to NOK 7.0 million. Excluding the other income recognised in the quarter ...

eMagin terminates license agreements and settles litigation with Global OLED Technology

28 Apr 2014

This final resolution extinguishes any apparent financial or legal uncertainty that may have arisen under the license agreements

eMagin Corp. has announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Global OLED Technology LLC relating to two patent license agreements.

Pursuant to the settlement agreement, the parties agreed to terminate the patent ...

Cheil Industries is reported to be preparing to enter volume production of OLED materials

28 Apr 2014

The development of materials in-house is expected to play an important role in reducing Samsung's growing reliance on imported materials from Japanses and US material suppliers

According to news reports Cheil Industries has announced it will begin volume production of a key raw material for OLED (organic light-emitting diodes) devices that the company has been developing over the past two years ...

New EU project MUJULIMA to improve OPV efficiency and lifetimes

28 Apr 2014

The MUJULIMA project aims to bring multi-junction OPVs up to the performance and durability levels required for commercial applications

MUJULIMA - a new EU-funded research project aims to accelerate the development of cost-efficient organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells. In particular, the partners will focus on developing new high-performance materials and improved light management for multi-junction OPVs ...

Sony and Panasonic to enter the AM-OLED TV using LG panels

28 Apr 2014

If the reports are true then it adds weight that AM-OLED TVs are gaining momentum, and are expected to become the next generation of TVs

According to a news report by ETNews not to be left behind Korean and Chinese AM-OLED TV manufacturers Japanese TV makers are planning to enter the AM-OLED TV markets in the near future. The report ...

Holst Centre and NovaCentrix partner to advance photonic curing

28 Apr 2014

The ultimate goal is to support application development and manufacturing of printed and flexible electronics devices

Holst Centre and NovaCentrix have announced a partnership to advance the study and application of photonic curing technologies. The collaboration unites NovaCentrix’s photonic curing equipment and applications engineering with Holst Centre’s experience and ...

BMBF funded project PrintOLED successfully concludes

21 Apr 2014

The project achieved a world first - high-quality printing of semiconducting LEDs at speeds of 3 m/s - as well as using gravure printing and slot die coating to make OLEDs

The PrintOLED-Printed Organic Light-Emitting Diodes project has been successfully concluded after five years of intensive research in the field of printed organic electronics. The project received around € 5 million in funding from the German Federal ...

Growth of OLED material market is slower than expected

14 Apr 2014

Continued delays in OLED TV shipments is impeding the growth of the materials market

According to the latest Quarterly OLED Materials Report from DisplaySearch growth in the OLED industry is slower than expected due to very few breakthroughs in AM-OLED displays and manufacturing costs that are still higher than ...

TV brands push OLED TVs

14 Apr 2014

After spending almost two decades trying to make TVs flatter, curved TVs emerged again last year

According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly TV Design and Features Report, curved TV display shipments are now forecast to reach nearly 800K units in 2014, and are expected to exceed 6M units by the ...

Plastic Logic and Solvay partner to launch low power solutions for organic devices

7 Apr 2014

Solvay will integrate their high dielectric materials with Plastic Logic’s transistor technology creating low power electronics - ideal for wearable and ubiquitous sensors

Plastic Logic and Solvay Specialty Polymers have announced a partnership that will deliver low power organic electronics suitable for emerging need for ubiquitous sensors, mobile displays, and wearable devices. The companies have committed to a ...

Panasonic and Idemitsu dissolve PIOL joint venture

7 Apr 2014

Panasonic expected to continue pursuing OLED lIghting independantly

According to recently published news Panasonic and Idemitsu are reported to have recently dissolved their OLED Lighting joint venture - PIOL - and Panasonic is no longer interested in OLED LIghting.

Our research with industry contacts in ...

Thin Film Electronics and PakSense to supply printed electronic labels to the food industry

7 Apr 2014

Terms of the agreement authorise PakSense to distribute Thinfilm Smart Labels to food suppliers and retailers of produce, meat and seafood in North America, South America and Central America

Thin Film Electronics and PakSense to supply printed electronic labels to the food industry

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) have announced it has entered into a commercial distribution agreement with PakSense Inc. Terms of the agreement ...

Samsung SDI to acquire Cheil for US$ 3.3bn in an all share deal

7 Apr 2014

The deal will enable Chiel to expands it customer based, especially into the automotive industry, and for SDI to strenghten its battery business

Samsung SDI, a supplier of batteries to Apple Inc, has agreed to buy Cheil Industries Inc. for about 3.5 trillion won (US$3.3 billion) in stock to add chemical and electronic material businesses ...

Thin Film Electronics and PST Sensors enter into purchase and license agreement

7 Apr 2014

Thin Film Electronics continues to commercialise their technology and secures supply of key sensor components

Thin Film Electroncis (Thinfilm) and PST Sensors (PST) - based on the success of ongoing joint development work - have entered into a purchase and license agreement that secures Thinfilm the right to use, produce, and have ...

Thin Film Electronics and Temptime collaborate to deliver printed electronic temperature indicators

7 Apr 2014

the proper storage of temperature-sensitive medical products such as pharmaceuticals, vaccines and medical devices is critical to a product's efficacy and patient safety profile

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm) and Temptime Corp. (Temptime) have announced a strategic alliance that will bring new technology to the pharmaceutical market. The companies will collaborate to develop the health care industry's first ...

Universal Display appoints Richard C. Elias to its Board of Directors

7 Apr 2014

Richard Elias bringing decades of experience in growing successful, global businesses that will support UDC strategic planning and execution

Universal Display Corp. has announced that Richard C. Elias will join the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Elias is a veteran of the chemical materials business, and he brings to Universal Display a successful ...

Solvay completes acquistion of Plextronics

24 Mar 2014

Solvay starts to accelerate its OLED display development with a strong presence in Asia

Solvay has announced they have completed the acquisition of U.S.-based Plextronics Inc. to bolster its Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED) electronic display technology and launch a new development platform with a strong Asian ...

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24 Mar 2014

Each week we will publish a new patent dataset - either a company or theme and prices start from 100 GBP for a single company dataset

cintelliq is pleased to announce the launch of the latest patent service - company and theme patent datasets. These datasets are aimed at business and technical analysts who need a comprehensive patent dataset to support their ...

Heliatek achieves record efficiency for transparent organic solar cells

24 Mar 2014

This lab development underscores the company’s strategy to supply its transparent HeliaFilm™ to glass manufacturers for both building integration (BIPV) and car roofs

Heliatek has announced they have reached a new record in the efficiency of transparent solar cells. According to Heliatek this latest generation of organic solar cells with a 40% light transparency reaches an efficiency record ...

Panasonic to present 132 lm/W white OLED device at SID 2014

24 Mar 2014

Konica Minolta, UDC, First-O-Lite and OLEDWorks are also deliverying updates on technical progress

SID 2014 has just released its Symposium programme and highlights five papers on technical progress of OLED lighting they consider to be important. According to the Symposium programme, Panasonic Corp is to present details on ...

Consortium launches world's first flexible printed electronic multi-function timer

24 Mar 2014

P&G provided insight into consumer requirements, resulting in the world’s first flexible multi-use timer based on commercially available printed electronics

A consortium of partners will launch the world’s first flexible timer based on printed electronics. The device consists of an electronic logic circuit implemented with thin film metal oxide transistors, powered by a printed ...

Tokyo Electron begins accepting orders for Gen 8 - OLED printer

24 Mar 2014

Elius 2500 inkjet printing system for Gen 8 OLED panel manufacturing is epxetced to facilitate larger substrates and lower costs

Tokyo Electron Limited has announced that it has begun accepting orders for Elius 2500 inkjet printing system for manufacturing organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels.

Based upon the joint development agreement concluded between TEL and Seiko ...

Konica Minolta announces world's first mass production facility for flexible OLED lighting panels

17 Mar 2014

Construction will be completed during the summer of 2014, with production scheduled to begin in the fall of 2014

Konica Minolta has announced the construction of a plant at Konica Minolta Kofu Site (Chuo-shi, Yamanashi Prefecture) for mass production of plastic substrate flexible Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) lighting panels toward a stronger development ...

cintelliq launches patent data service

17 Mar 2014

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Aixtron brings demo cluster for OLED production processes into operation

17 Mar 2014

The cluster, has been installed in a cleanroom at Aixtron, uses several process modules for the deposition of organic materials on "Gen1" substrates

Aixtron has announced the launch of an operational R&D cluster that demonstrates the core processes used to produce organic semiconductors. This in-house facility brings together a range of production processes required for the deposition ...

Konica Minolta achieves 131 lm/W white OLED lighting panel

3 Mar 2014

OLED moves ever closer to being a serious competitor to LED for general lighting

Konica Minolta has announced a white OLED that achieved a device efficiency of 131 lm/W, and the highest recorded efficiency for a white OLED.

Summary of the panels developed:

The latest devices build on ...

Panasonic exhibits 100lw/W and 0.4 mm-thick flexible OLED lighting panels

3 Mar 2014

Panasonic is placing greater emphasis on improving device efficiency

According to a report on the Tech-on website Panasonic Corp has exhibited three new OLED lighting panels at LED Next Stage 2014, in Tokyo.

Summary* of the three OLED panels:

  • A 10 cm x 10 ...

Mitsubishi Electric Corp exhibits a range of OLED lamps

3 Mar 2014

New panel uses standard E26 socket to enable easier adoption at home

According to a report by Tech-on website Mitsubishi Electric Corp has exhibited prototypes of a range of OLED lamps at the LED Next Stage 2014, a trade show in Tokyo.

Of particular interest is a ...

NanoMend develop pilot scale ultra barrier defect detection tool

3 Mar 2014

The Wavelength Scanning Interferometer developed by the NanoMend consortium analyses defects and performs at the speed required at proof of concept scale

The FP7 NanoMend project has announced that the partners - The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), IBS Precision Engineering and The University of Huddersfield - have announced progress in their efforts to design and manufacture a state-of-the-art ...

Universal Display announces fourth quarter and full year 2013 financial results

3 Mar 2014

UDC continues to see increasing revenues for the foreseeable future

Universal Display Corp. has announced its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31.

2013. For the full year 2013, the Company reported revenues of $146.6 million, up 76% compared to revenues ...

Thin Film Electronics Q4 2013 and full-year 2013 financials

3 Mar 2014

Thinfilm has a unique and cost-competitive stand-alone memory product and Brand Protection Solution, and continues to work toward large-scale commercialisation

Thin Film Electronics (ThinFilm) has announced their fourth quarter financial report for 2013, and preliminary full-year results. Revenue in the fiscal year of 2013 amounted to NOK 11.5 million, an increase of NOK 6 ...

Belectric and BGT present market ready OPV in glass elements

24 Feb 2014

Following the successful conclusion of the joint technical development programme , a complete OPV system for architecture and facades will soon be launched commercially

BGT Bischoff Glastechnik AG and Belectric OPV GmbH have announced that their joint development efforts are now available on the market in the product "BI-Powersol".

According to Belectric OPV :

  • The Solarte product line enables new ...

Alkilu launches Kickstarter project to raise funds for OLED production

24 Feb 2014

Alkilu is seeking funds to bring their newly developed line of OLED products to market

Alkilu Enterprises has announced they have launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring its all-terrain OLED light to market. The announcement comes just weeks after the company made its formal debut at the Consumer Electronics Show ...

cintelliq see strong interest in their latest patent reports

24 Feb 2014

These timely reports are for all those interested in accessing company IP in a comprehensive and easy to use data

cintelliq sees strong interest in their latest series of company patent reports. These reports are aimed at business and technical analysts who need a comprehensive overview of the patent activities the company as well as ...

Aixtron reports financial results for Q4 2013 and full year

24 Feb 2014

Demand for Aixtron's production equipment remained at a very low level throughout the fiscal year 2013, equipment order intake was broadly unchanged year-on-year

Aixtron has reported revenues of Eur 182.9 million and an EBIT of -95.7 million for the full fiscal year 2013. In the Q4 2013, revenues were up sequentially to Eur 51.5 million ...

Philips launches new OLED luminaire

17 Feb 2014

Philips Lighting moves closer to bringing OLED lighting to the wider office and retail market segments

Philips Lighting has exhibited a new OLED lminaire at EuroShop exhibition in Düsseldorf. No official technical specification have been published at the moment, but are expected to be available in time for the forthcoming Light ...

OLED light-emitting materials market to brace for rapid change in 2014

17 Feb 2014

OLED light-emitting material makers are expected to compete in a more advanced market environment with increased demand and a broader base of customers

IHS have announced the release of their latest report titled "Display Materials and Components Report – AMOLED Light-Emitting Material – 2014," analyses the AM-OLED light-emitting materials industry.

According to the report AM-OLED (active matrix organic light-emitting diode ...

eMagin announces preliminary 2013 revenue results

17 Feb 2014

Lower revenues due to shotfall in anticipated product sales and fewer government R&D contracts

eMagin Corp. has announced that preliminary revenue for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013, was approximately $6.1 million.

According to the announcement while demand for eMagin’s microdisplays remains strong, there was a ...

cintelliq announces its latest report - a review of Novaled patents

10 Feb 2014

This is a timely report for all those interested in the IP of Novaled

cintelliq is pleased to announce their latest patent report - A review of Novaled IP.

This report is aimed at business and technical analysts who need a comprehensive overview of the patent activities at Novaled as ...

cintelliq announces its latest report - a review of Plastic Logic patents

10 Feb 2014

This is a timely report for all those interested in the IP of Plastic Logic

cintelliq is pleased to announce their latest patent report - A review of Plastic Logic IP.

This report is aimed at business and technical analysts who need a comprehensive overview of the patent activities at Plastic ...

Plastic Logic and Novaled partner to demonstrate flexible AM-OLED displays

10 Feb 2014

Truly flexible AM-OLED displays are expected to power the next generation of products for the wearables market

Plastic Logic and Novaled have announce a partnership which they two companies expect will transform and accelerate the market for flexible and wearable displays. Early technology demonstrators where shown at the recently held FlexTech conference ...

Researchers at the University of Tokyo develop a flexible organic RFID based moisture sensor

10 Feb 2014

The consisted of an organic RFID tag - operated at 13.56MHz - with more than 30 organic transistors, organic diodes, and passive components

Tech-on has recently reported on the development of an organic RFID based sensor by research teams led by Takayasu Sakurai (the Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo) and Takao Someya (professor at the ...

The Centre for Process Innovation sets out their technology roadmap

10 Feb 2014

By expanding their roll-to-roll and encapsulation processing technology CPI plans to target the emerging printed electronics markets

CPI announces their latest technology roadmap that is targeted at advancing the development of flexible optoelectronic devices and to address many of the challenges encountered in scaling up emerging technologies to commercialisation by adopting roll ...

cintelliq announces its latest report - a review of Thin Film Electronics patents

3 Feb 2014

This is a timely report for all those interested in the IP of Thin Film Electronics

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cintelliq announces its latest report - a review of Kovio patents

3 Feb 2014

This is a timely report for all those interested in the IP of Kovio

cintelliq is pleased to announce their latest patent report - A review of Kovio IP.

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cintelliq announces its latest report - a review of Plextronics patents

3 Feb 2014

This is a timely report for all those interested in the IP of Plextronics

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Kaneka and Universal Display sign OLED technology license agreement for lighting

3 Feb 2014

Kaneka steps up it commitment to becoming an OLED lighting manufacturer and product developer

Universal Display Corp. (UDC) and Kaneka Corp. (Kaneka) have announced the signing of a new OLED Technology License Agreement. Under the agreement, Universal Display has granted Kaneka license rights, under various patents owned or controlled ...

Osram announces 70 lm/W OLED lighting panel

3 Feb 2014

Osram expects OLED to become a strong competitive to LED by 2018

The OLED Association has published a report stating that a recent Lighting Japan 2014 conference and exhibition Osram announced an OLED lighting panel with a 70 lm/W efficacy and 3,000 cd/m2 ...

Brewer Science launches surfactant-free semiconducting carbon nanotube inks

3 Feb 2014

These inks can be deposited easily onto a variety of rigid and flexible substrates with standard coating techniques including spray-coating and Aerosol Jet printing

Brewer Science has launched the first aqueous, surfactant-free, ready-to-use semiconducting CNT inks for microelectronics and printed electronics applications.

The CNTRENE 4010 series of semiconducting inks are stable, water-based materials prepared using a proprietary method developed ...

Universal Display and IDD Aerospace exhibit OLED for aircraft interiors

3 Feb 2014

The companies believe that the data generated by developing this shelf utility light may be applied to larger-scale OLED lighting aircraft projects

Universal Display Corp (UDC) have announced they exhibited with partner IDD Aerospace/Zodiac Lighting Solutions a white OLED lighting prototype for aircraft interiors at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE) eleventh annual Solid-State ...

Lumiotec announces new OLED panel

3 Feb 2014

The new P09 Series is expected to be relased in Japan in the first half of 2014

The OLED Association has published a report stating that a recent Lighting Japan 2014 conference and exhibition Lumiotec showed a new series of OLED lighting panels - P09.

The P09 series of OLED panels offer the ...

Thin Film Electronics provides more details about their Kovio acquisition

27 Jan 2014

Thinfilm has through the agreement acquired certain of Kovio's assets, and the parties in the agreement are Thinfilm, Kovio and Kovio's bank

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced supplementary information on the recent Kovio Technology (Kovio) acquisition. In summary, on 13 January 2014 Thinfilm disclosed a conditional agreement to acquire assets and intellectual property rights from Kovio ...

IP Group extends agreement with The University of Manchester to include graphene

27 Jan 2014

The group also plans to commit a further £2,500,000 of funding under the revised terms of the agreement

IP Group plc (IP Group) has announce that it has extended its commercialisation agreement with The University of Manchester (the University) through its technology transfer company, UMI3 Ltd, to include Proof-of-Principle (PoP) funding for graphene ...

The Centre for Process Innovation develops novel OTFT backplane fabrication process

27 Jan 2014

Using flexible OTFT backplanes with a bend radius of 1mm will enable ultra foldable AM-OLED displays

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) has announced they have developed a novel backplane fabrication processes to enable the bending of Organic Thin Film Transistors (OTFT) arrays to small radii (1 mm) without a significant ...

cintelliq launches new patents services and patent reports

27 Jan 2014

These services and reports are aimed at researchers who need to spend time focused on analysis and understanding rather than searching for relevant patents

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Philips launches OLED emergency signage

27 Jan 2014

These new panels offer high level of design freedom thanks to compact dimensions and printable surface

Philips announces a new product - the Philips Lumiblade Sign OLED Panel SI 210.105. Philips claims this is an OLED which can can accommodate signage design - not just exit signs.

This OLED panel is the ...

Pixelligent awarded DoE SBIR grant to develop nanocrystal dispersions for OLED Lighting

27 Jan 2014

Pixelligent will partner with OLEDWorks for this nine month project

Pixelligent Technologies has announced that the company has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant by the Department of Energy (DoE). The nine-month, $150,000 program will enable Pixelligent to accelerate ...

Plextronics receives buyout offer of $32.6 million from Solvay

20 Jan 2014

Plextronics enters voluntary chapter 11 - seeking to conduct auction and sale and solicit new competitive bids

Plextronics Inc. (Plextronics) has announced that it has filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Plextronics also filed a motion ...

Thin Film Electronics completes acquisition of Kovio Technology

20 Jan 2014

Thin Film Electronics is plans to deliver NFC-readable sensor labels in 2014, combining sensing, memory, and RF communication all in a single label for less than US$ 1

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced the company has completed acquisition of Kovio technology, intellectual property, and manufacturing assets, and has opened the Thinfilm NFC Innovation Center in the heart of Silicon Valley.

The integration ...

Kateeva expands operation in Korea

20 Jan 2014

The company will absorb the assets of Seoul-based OLED Plus Co Ltd - an OLED equipment design, sales, service and support company

Kateeva has announced an expansion of its Korea operation, marking a substantial investment in the world's leading display manufacturing region. The company will absorb the assets of Seoul-based OLED Plus Co Ltd, (OLED Plus ...

AM-OLED TV panel shipments to reach 10 million units by 2018

20 Jan 2014

Although previous AM-OLED TV initiatives have been stymied by production issues, these are expected to be overcome and sets are expected to enter high-volume production in the coming years

According to the latest market report from IHS global unit shipments of active matrix organic light emitting diode (AM-OLED) television panels are expected to amount to about 50,000 this year, as the sets remain ...

Cambrios Technologies Corp. has announced that the company expanded its manufacturing capacity to enable its customers to achieve up to 15 million m2/year of ClearOhm material coated film.

During the past 12 months ...

National University of Singapore and BASF form collaboration to push graphene research

20 Jan 2014

Joint collaboration aims to develop next generation organic electronic devices

The Graphene Research Centre (GRC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science and BASF have announced their partnership to develop the use of graphene in organic electronic devices, such as organic light ...

Thin Film Electronics enters into conditional agreement to acquire Kovio NFC technology

13 Jan 2014

Thin Film Electronics expands into the internet-of-things - combining memory and NFC technology for smartphones applications

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced they have entered into a conditional agreement for the acquisition of printed near field communication (NFC) technology developed by Kovio, Inc. The Kovio NFC communication protocol is supported by ...

Global OLED Technology sues eMagin for breach of license agreement

13 Jan 2014

GOT is committed to defending its rights and patents portfolio

Global OLED Technology (GOT) has filed a complaint in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against eMagin Corp. (eMagin). eMagin has been a licensee of GOT’s extensive patent portfolio since 1999 ...

Annual AM-OLED panel market shipment forecast to reach 600 million by 2018

13 Jan 2014

Samsung Display may be losing ground to LG Display, but panel makers from Japan, China and Taiwan are closing in on the leaders fast

IHS has released their latest AM-OLED panel market and industry outlook. According to the report the AM-OLED panel industry has been maintaining a high growth rate without major fluctuations since 2010 and set a remarkable ...

IMAGE concludes and successfully demonstrates printed transparent electrodes for flexible OLED and OPV devices

13 Jan 2014

The printed electrodes developed are expected to be a viable replacement of conventional transparent metal oxides, such as indium tin oxide (ITO)

The IMAGE project consortium has announced the successful completion of the project. The three-year project was jointly funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche.

IMAGE ...

Thin Film Electronics and Brady Corp collaborate to bring electronic smart labels to market

6 Jan 2014

Companies form strategic alliance to bring printed electronic systems to visitor and patient identification

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) and Brady Corp. (Brady), have announced a strategic alliance to bring Thinfilm's printed electronic technology to Brady's identification product lines.

Under the terms of the commercial agreement, Brady has ...

Researchers make ultra-high mobility - 43 cm2 Vs−1 - transparent organic thin film transistors

6 Jan 2014

The research innovation developed a process that had the effect of depositing a denser concentration of the organic molecules into a more regular alignment

Research teams from Stanford and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) have worked together to produce what is being claimed to be be world's fastest thin-film organic transistors, proving that this emerging technology has the ...

Larger area OLED TV continues to gather momentum

6 Jan 2014

Big, curved, flexible and bendable OLED TVs are deemed the future of home entertainment

LG Electronics

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas saw LG, Samsung and Panasonic announce new OLED TV products. LG Electronics appears to have seized the large share of press coverage. LG showed for ...

Aixtron and Manz form strategic cooperation for Gen 8 OLED manufacturing

6 Jan 2014

The partners plan to develop processes for the efficient deposition of organic layers on large-scale surfaces

Aixtron and Manz have agreed a strategic cooperation. Both partners will be working on further developing solutions for use in efficient organic light-emitting diode (OLED) production, aiming to jointly exploit the opportunities offered by the ...

Sony and Panasonic end OLED TV joint development

6 Jan 2014

For the foreseeable future Sony and Panasonic will direct they resources to LCD TV - 4K ultra HD - and will independently develop OLED technology

Sony and Panasonic have recently stated that they will end their joint development of OLED televisions. According to the announcement the two companies, which have been scaling back their TV operations after sustaining heavy losses ...

Thin Film and Bemis extend partnership to deliver printed electronics in packaging

6 Jan 2014

The extended agreement widens the companies’ previously announced work together in intelligent packaging solutions.

Thinfilm has announced that the Bemis Company has expanded its partnership agreement with Thinfilm to deliver printed electronics for ultra-high-volume applications. Under the terms of the two-year extension, Bemis has secured additional access to Thinfilm ...

Alkilu unveils new line of affordable OLED lighting products

6 Jan 2014

By working with a number of very competent OLED manufacturers around the world, we are able to produce high quality, efficient and cost-conscious products that fit the everyday needs of consumers

Alkilu Enterprises has announced that it has unveiled an entire line of affordable OLED lighting products for everyday use, and made its own official début as part of the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las ...

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