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Thursday, 03 Sep 2015

FlexTech receives US$75 million to set-up a Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Facility

31 Aug 2015

The FHE MII, which comprises 96 companies, 11 laboratories and non-profits, 42 universities, and 14 state and regional organisations

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded FlexTech Alliance a Cooperative Agreement to establish and manage a Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) for Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE MII). The award is for US$75 ...

Panasonic announces 65-inch OLED at IFA

31 Aug 2015

The Panasonic TX-65CZ950 OLED TV also supports the new High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology, as per the standards recently announced by the CEA

Panasonic has announced at the IFA technology show in Berlin that it will boost its 4K Pro range of premium TVs with an 65-inc OLED model. The Panasonic TX-65CZ950 brings together for the first time ...

BOE will purchase flexible OLED production equipment for its Gen 6 facilities

31 Aug 2015

BOE aims to follow in the footsteps of LG Display in producing flexible displays

According to a news report on the Digitimes website BOE will purchase flexible OLED production equipment for its Gen 6 facilities from makers in Korea and Japan, with an intent to produce similar displays as ...

Huawei AMOLED smartwatch to be released in the next few weeks

31 Aug 2015

The Huawei Watch will be released in three colours, including silver, black and gold, and will also include a 400 by 400 pixel display, equating to 286ppi

There are reports that Huawei has released details about its upcoming Huawei Watch, with the device set to be released in September and including a full circle AMOLED display.

The Huawei Watch will be released ...

First look at the new £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre

31 Aug 2015

The GEIC will be crucial to take graphene to the market and address issues such as scale-up and infrastructure

The University of Manchester has published the first look at the new £60m Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC), which aims to set the standard for world class graphene and 2-D materials application development.

The GEIC ...

Mitsubishi Chemical and Pioneer develop bluelight-less OLED lighting module

24 Aug 2015

The panel has a colour temperature of 1900K suitable for illuminating light-sensitive items such as paintings and antiques, as well for lighting of bedrooms and hospital wards

Mitsubishi Chemical and Pioneer (MPOL) have announced that they have successfully developed the first "bluelight-less" OLED lighting module made with a wet coating process for the light-emitting layer. Samples of the product has been available ...

Heraeus and ITRI demonstrate new flexible technologies for touch panels and displays

24 Aug 2015

Electronic materials play a key role in touch panel technologies, such as new flexible touch technologies, application know-how plays a vital part in the success of the new material to be used in device manufacture

ITRI together with Heraeus have demonstrated the integration of conductive polymer based touch panel with AMOLED technology in a highly flexible device. In the project a 7 inch flexible touch panel / AMOLED device was produced ...

Small-medium-size OLED screens expected to see annual shipment growth to top 15%

24 Aug 2015

Shipments for wearable devices and smart home applications will exhibit the highest growths

According to IHS DisplaySearch, the worldwide market of small- to medium-size OLED panels will show at least 15% annual growth for three consecutive years beginning from 2015. Shipments for wearable devices and smart home applications ...

LG Display announces its intention to move more investment to OLED

17 Aug 2015

LG Display plans to put at least US$8.47 billion (10 trillion won) primarily into OLED displays for large area TVs, and flexible screens for smartphones and wearables

LG Display has recently said it will focus investment on OLED displays, as the company believes this is "The" next-generation display technology in a move that the company sees it necessary to stay ahead of ...

Polyera to launch flexible watch product

17 Aug 2015

Polyera has transformed itself into a product company with a clear aim to enable the production of flexible electronics products at scale

In case you haven't notice Polyera has transformed itself into to flexible electronics product company. The company initially started out making organic semiconductor materials for transistors which don't get any real mentioned on ...

Novel AMOLED materials set to surge in H2 2015

17 Aug 2015

Rapid growth in the WOLED market continues to lead the growth in the overall AMOLED materials market as WOLED technology is used for large-area TV AMOLED displays

IHS has recently announced the findings from the latest IHS OLED Materials Market Tracker forecast and according to IHS starting in the second half of 2015, the overall consumption of AM-OLED materials will surge, as ...

eMagin announces second quarter 2015 financial results

17 Aug 2015

The improved financial results were due to increased contract revenues, and lower manufacturing costs and operating expenses

Revenues for second quarter 2015 were approximately US$7.0 million equalling approximately US$7.0 million for second quarter last year and up approximately 17% over first quarter 2015. Product revenues (primarily display sales ...

Mitsubishi Chemical to start selling organic photovoltaic cells in 2016

10 Aug 2015

The initial product is a translucent film to be either installed in laminated glass or attached directly to window glass

Mitsubishi Chemical Corp has announced that it will start shipment of its organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells in 2016. The power conversion efficiency of the cell is about 3%. To acceleration commercialisation, Mitsubishi Chemical has established ...

LG reported to achieve 80% yields for 4K OLED TV panels in 2015

10 Aug 2015

OLED TV pricing is expected to remain twice that of 4K TVs through 2016, which will influence the 120% on-year expected growth in UHD TV shipments in 2015

According to news report on the Digitimes website LG Display is expected to increase yields for Ultra HD (4K) OLED TV panels to around 80% by the end of 2015 and higher into 2016, the ...

CPT and ITRI cooperate in key Flexible AMOLED technologies

10 Aug 2015

The technologies transfer between CPT and ITRI are FlexUP, gas barrier, flexible touch sensor on FlexUP, flexible AMOLED and touch panel integration

It has been reported that Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has recently signed a contract with ITRI in key technologies of flexible AMOLED with a view to accelerate mass production of products.

The technologies transfer between ...

Universal Display announces financial results for second quarter 2015

10 Aug 2015

Numerous new product introductions utilised new red and green emitters, while demand for existing host material has seen a significant reduction

Revenues for the second quarter of 2015 were US$ 58.1 million, compared to revenues of US$ 64.1 million for the same quarter of 2014.

Material sales were US$ 24.3 million, down 9 ...

Aixtron reports financial results for Q2 2015

10 Aug 2015

Management reiterates its February revenue forecast of EUR 220 to 250 million for fiscal year 2015

Aixtron has announced financial results for the first half and the second quarter 2015. Revenues what flat compared to the previous quarter and 10% down on the same period as last year.

The total equipment ...

EU funded project - LEO officially started

10 Aug 2015

LEO focuses on innovative manufacturing concept & routes towards high performance bendable and low cost OLEDs for general and mood lighting

The LEO - Low-cost / energy Efficient OLED for lighting has been officially launched. LEO focuses on innovative manufacturing concept & routes towards high performance bendable and low cost OLEDs for general and mood lighting ...

OLEDWorks receives NYSERDA funding

10 Aug 2015

OLEDWorks will receive US$ 500,000 and will use the funds to work on brighter OLED systems

According to news reports OLEDWorks LLC was one of 11 firms based in Rochester, New York to receive funding from the New York State Research and Development Authority to help increase the energy efficiency of ...

LG Display to invest in Gen 6 OLED panel manufacturing for flexible displays

3 Aug 2015

G Display’s investment will help the company to push ahead with display technologies such as foldable displays and large-area displays for the automotive sector

LG Display has announced that it will invest US$894 million (KRW1.05 trillion) in a Gen 6 flexible OLED display production line as part of its efforts to secure a lead in the flexible ...

JOLED to invest US$161 million in OLED research facilities

3 Aug 2015

JOLED is also pushing forward with developing 10- to 30-inch Full HD OLED products for use in tablet, notebook and commercial monitor applications

According to a news article on the Digitimes website JOLED intends to invest US$161 million in new OLED research facilities in Ishikawa Prefecture, the report was based on an original article that appeared on ...

German Heliatek Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

3 Aug 2015

The Technology Pioneers were selected from among hundreds of applicants by a selection committee of 68 academics, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and corporate executives

Heliatek has been awarded as one of the World Economic Forum’s "technology pioneers", a selection of the world’s most innovative companies. Heliatek was chosen by a professional jury among hundreds of candidates as ...

Pixelligent launches new light extraction materials for OLED lighting

3 Aug 2015

The product line includes two solvent-based and two formulated materials, available both as samples and at commercial scale

Pixelligent Technologies has announced the addition of four new OLED lighting products to its PixClear Zirconia nanocrystal family. The company said that these new products will deliver revolutionary light extraction and efficiency for a wide ...

Merck and Nano-C announce enhanced materials for organic photovoltaics

3 Aug 2015

These new C60 based fullerene derivatives solve critical thermal degradation issues

Merck announced that they together with Nano-C have developed and launch promising new fullerene derivatives for the emerging field of organic photovoltaics (OPV). Merck is pursuing many projects to participate in the growing OPV sector ...

Imec makes steady progress on Perovskite PV modules reaching a record 11% PCE

13 Jul 2015

imec believes that ultimately it should be possible to achieve a power conversion efficiencies of more than 20% for this type of thin-film solar cell

imec has announced at ITF US (San Francisco, July 13, 2015), a record 11.3% aperture and 11.9% active area efficiency for its thin-film perovskite photovoltaic (PV) module. The efficiency was measured over an ...

CEA-Liten announces fully inkjet manufactured flexible organic PV modules

13 Jul 2015

Process results in a power conversion efficiency rate of 4%

Researchers from CEA-Liten, based at INES, France, have announced they have developed a flexible organic photovoltaic module manufactured entirely by inkjet printing processes that demonstrates power conversion efficiency above 4% for high value, custom-made, solar ...

Thin Film Electronics and G World unveil first "Smart Wine Bottle"

13 Jul 2015

G World has placed a 7-figure unit order for NFC OpenSense tags as part of the agreement

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced a partnership with the G World Group (G World). The partnership will unveil the industry’s first "smart wine bottle" built using printed electronics technology at GSMA’s Mobile ...

Professor Henning Sirringhaus has been awarded the 2015 Faraday medal for physics

13 Jul 2015

Henning Sirringhaus has greatly transformed the understanding and exploitation of charge transport physics in organic semiconductors

Professor Henning Sirringhaus, University of Cambridge, has been awarded the 2015 Faraday medal for Physics for transforming our knowledge of charge transport phenomena in organic semiconductors as well as our ability to exploit them.

According ...

Henkel makes additional investment in Vitriflex

6 Jul 2015

The investment will be used to expand the company's manufacturing capability as the company moves towards shipping commercial ready products by end of 2015

Henkel has announced that it has made an additional investment in ultra-barrier film technology innovator, Vitriflex, Inc. Henkel made its first equity investment and signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with the promising start-up company ...

LG Display reported to be considering OLED display investment

6 Jul 2015

LG Display would invest up to US$ 800 million to build a new plant to make small-and-medium flexible OLED displays

According to a report by Reuters LG Display is considering making a substantial investment in OLED display technology. LG Display said that it plans to spend up to 900 billion won (US$800 million) for ...

Samsung Display to develop flexible AM-OLED for next Apple Watch

29 Jun 2015

Apple usually likes to have contracts with two or three vendors to keep manufacturers competitive with regards to pricing and to secure a stable supply

According to recent news reports Samsung Display is expected to be approved as a second source supplier of OLED displays for the Apple Watch.

LG Display has been a sole supplier of the AM-OLED display ...

Belectric OPV releases Design-2-Module tool for easy customisation of OPV products

29 Jun 2015

In addition to being able to offer fully customer-specific modules, Belectric OPV now wants to further reduce the barrier for adopting OPV in integrated products

Belectric OPV has announced a newly-developed design tool, called "Design-2-Module" configurator, which enables the conversion of a customer’s own specifications into a module layout including all relevant technical design parameters by means of computer ...

University of Tokyo Reseachers develop novel conductive thread

29 Jun 2015

In the future this could lead to printed sensors on textiles that that move and stretch more like skin

A researcher group, led by Takao Someya, Professor at the School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, have developed a new conductive ink that enables the patterning of fine line circuits and lines on ...

Universal Display shows advances in flexible, plastic and transparent OLED Technologies

29 Jun 2015

The Loop Lamp represents one of many concepts in the application of flexible OLED lighting solutions in home décor, architectural design, art and sculpture

Universal Display Corp. has unveiled new and elegant OLED white lighting design prototypes and technologies. These proof-of-concept panels and products, including the new Loop Lamp prototype, demonstrate how OLEDs offer flexibility, transparency, thinness and manufacturability ...

Thin Film Electronics raises US$22 million through US focused private placement

22 Jun 2015

Proceeds from the private placement will fund an expansion of Thinfilm’s PDPS (printed dopant polysilicon) manufacturing at its facility in San Jose, California

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm) has announced a private placement, exempt from registration under the US Securities Act of 1933, in the Company (Private Placement) in which several US funds (Investors) have subscribed for 34 ...

Merck to invest Eur 30 million in new OLED production plant in Darmstadt

22 Jun 2015

Merck sees OLED technology having the potential to become the future technology for displays and lighting

Merck has officially begun the building of a new OLED materials production plant in Darmstadt today, by laying the cornerstone of the new facility. The production of high-purity OLED materials for use in state-of-the-art displays ...

AM-OLED display market accelerating growth reaching US$23 billion by 2022

22 Jun 2015

The growth of the AM-OLED display market is accelerating, with the focus of the market is predicted to shift from mobile to TV as the profitability of LCD panels is on the decline

A news article on the Business Korea website is suggesting that DisplaySearch is forecasting the sales of the global AM-OLED market to grow from US$10.34 billion in 2014 to US$23.07 billion ...

OLEDWorks is expected to invest up to US$73.6M and create upto 100 new jobs in Rochester

15 Jun 2015

Had OLEDWorks not received financial support from New York State, it would have been difficult for the company to increase the manufacturing base in New York State

Governor Cuomo has announced that OLEDWorks will expand in Rochester, investing US$73.6 million and creating 100 new jobs over the next five years. OLEDWorks, which develops and manufactures OLED lighting, is nearing completion ...

Nantero closes US$31 million series E funding round

15 Jun 2015

The company intends to use the funding to accelerate NRAM as the next–generation memory for storage class memory and as a replacement for flash and DRAM

Nantero has announced it has closed a US$31.5 million series E financing round, which included new investors and participation from existing investors Charles River Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Globespan Capital Partners, and Harris ...

Samsung push towards AM-OLED panels is affecting local touch panel manufacturers

15 Jun 2015

Analysis indicates that Samsung's purchases have already dropped from KRW2.6 trillion in 2013 to KRW1.5 trillion in 2014, and expected to decline further in 2015

Digitimes Research recently reported that as Samsung Electronics continues its growth into mid-range AMOLED panels mid-range mobile phones the company is reducing the number of LCD panels equipped with touch panels it orders, which in ...

China small-to-mid-size AM-OLED capacity forecast to grow 373% by 2017

15 Jun 2015

This increase is a result of Chinese manufacturers continuing to make investments into new production facilities and capacity expansions

Digitimes Research: China small- to mid-size AMOLED capacity to grow 373% by 2017

According a news research report from Digitimes Research China display manufacturers' production capacity for small- to medium-size AM-OLED panels is expected to ...

LG Display reported to produce OLED displays for broadcast monitors in 2016

15 Jun 2015

The segment is expected to have a higher profit margin for the company, which the reports say Samsung Display is also considering entering with a suitable product

According to a news report on the Digitimes website LG Display expects to mass produce OLED displays for use in broadcast-type monitors in 2016

The segment is expected to have a higher profit margin for ...

Imec presents perovskite photovoltaic module with 8% power conversion efficiency

8 Jun 2015

imec is improving the perovskite material, and adjusting the cell and module structure to enhance the conversion efficiency of perovskite solar cells and modules by more than 20%

imec has announced they have presented a thin-film perovskite photovoltaic (PV) module of a power conversion efficiency of 8% measured over an aperture area of 16cm2. The remarkable geometrical fill factor of more than ...

Samsung Display introduces first mirror and transparent OLED display panels

8 Jun 2015

Transparent and mirror OLED display solutions to drive retail and digital signage leaders, and customers, to further innovate in order to deliver personalised customer experiences

Transparent and mirror OLED display solutions to drive retail and digital signage leaders, and customers, to further innovate in order to deliver personalised customer experiences

Samsung Display has unveiled the industry’s first mirror and ...

New boron compounds for organic light-emitting diodes

8 Jun 2015

Luminescent blue boron-containing nanographenes are highly promising materials for portable electronic devices

Chemists at the Goethe University have now developed a new class of organic luminescent materials through the targeted introduction of boron atoms into the molecular structures. The compounds described in the professional journal Angewandte Chemie ...

ITRI and Orbotech to cooperate on enabling manufacturing processes for flexible displays

8 Jun 2015

ITRI and Orbotech will collaborate towards overcoming the production challenges and jointly develop solutions for the fast growing flexible display market

Orbotech has announced that it has entered into a co-operation agreement with ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) research and development organisation, to jointly develop solutions for the production of flexible displays to be applied in ...

Siborg and University of Waterloo create physical models for simulation of organic devices

8 Jun 2015

The end result is a prototype of organic semiconductor solar cell simulator that has been released

Siborg Systems and University of Waterloo create physical models for simulation of organic devices

Siborg Systems has recently worked with the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, Canada, to create new physical models for the simulation ...

Optomec partners with Semitronics to expand market for aerosol jet systems

8 Jun 2015

Aerosol Jet technology precisely prints electronic and functional components as small as 10um to as large as several mm in a single pass

Optomec has announced it signed a distribution agreement with Semitronics to expand sales of Aerosol Jet systems in the UK and Ireland.

Optomec Aerosol Jet printers provide high-resolution 3D printing capabilities required to manufacture smaller ...

FlexEnable and Plastic Logic appoint new CEOs

1 Jun 2015

Indro Mukerjee to become non-executive Chairman

Since the split of Plastic Logic into Plastic Logic Germany and FlexEnable there has been no significant announcement of who would be running these two independent companies. However, in a recent news article in Business ...

Riken claims 10% efficiency with organic photovoltaic devices

1 Jun 2015

To achieve the 10% efficiency Riken made improvements to the semiconductor polymer as well as the structures of the charge-generation layer and device to be formed

It has been reported on the Tech-on news website that Riken has announced that it has achieved a power conversion efficiency of 10% for an organic photovoltaic (OPV).

To achieve the 10% power conversion efficiency ...

Fujifilm and imec demonstrate full-colour OLED using a photoresist patterning technology

1 Jun 2015

The research result paves the way to produce high-resolution and large area OLED displays using a novel and cost-competitive manufacturing method

FujiFilm Corp and imec have demonstrated full-colour OLED by using their jointly-developed photo-resist technology for organic semiconductors, a technology that enables sub-micron patterning. The companies believe this is a breakthrough result that paves the way ...

Merck confident about Samsung joining OLED TV race

1 Jun 2015

Merck is clearly excited about the future of OLED technology and has invested havily in positioning the company as the main materials and process company

An interesting article appear on the news website Korea Times that essentially said that senior executive at Merck is confident that Samsung Electronics will enter the OLED TV market. The reason is simply that key ...

Merck inaugurates OLED Application Centre in Korea

1 Jun 2015

Merck aims to captures competitive advantage by better serving customers and helping to shorten their time to market

Merck has inaugurated an OLED Application Centre (OAC) in Korea (Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province). To strengthen its commitment to OLED research, Merck has invested over Eur 7 million to establish the OLED Application Centre in Poseung ...

DuPont Displays and Kateeva collaborate to optimise inkjet printing for OLED TV manufacturing

1 Jun 2015

The collaboration aims to streamline the decision making process for display makers and enable them to successfully manufacture printed OLED devices, at scale, sooner

DuPont Displays (DuPont) and Kateeva have announced that they will join forces to develop optimised inks, equipment, and processes to further advance inkjet printing technology for OLED display devices.

The companies will work closely to ...

FlexEnable and CPT aim to acceralate the industrialisation of truly flexible AM-OLED displays

1 Jun 2015

The manufactured glass-free, full-colour, flexible AM-OLED display is based on FlexEnable’s low-temp process for plastic transistors and CPT’s RGB OLED technology

FlexEnable has partnered with Chunghwa Picture Tube (CPT) to drive the penetration of truly flexible AMOLED displays. By building on a series of flexible AM-OLED demonstrators made previously by FlexEnable, the two companies have now ...

MC10 partners with University of Rochester to advance patient-centred research

1 Jun 2015

Wearable sensors can enable objective, sensitive, frequent assessments of an individual’s condition to improve their health and advance new treatments for neurological conditions

MC10, Inc. has announced a collaboration with University of Rochester. This initiative unites MC10’s technological capabilities in physiological sensing and pattern recognition algorithms with the University’s clinical expertise and commitment to big data ...

Ignis Innovation secures US$14 million in financing

25 May 2015

The financing will be used to support product development using True Vision Display Technology

Ignis Innovation (Ignis) has announced it has secured US$14 million in financing to accelerate the product development using its True Vision Display Technology (True Vision).

Ignis said that the company has engaged with partners ...

ATLASS - a newly funded EU research on printed electronics formally starts

25 May 2015

The aim of ATLASS is to bring intelligence and communication to everyday objects

The ATLASS research consortium has announced the start of their project. ATLASS stands for Advanced High-Resolution Printing of Organic Transistors for Large Area Smart Surfaces and is to help achieve the breakthrough of printed electronics ...

Indian Institute of Technology in Madras aiming to develop low-cost OLED displays

25 May 2015

At IIT Madras, the engineers are trying to lower the barriers through a colour patterning technology that is extremely fast to manufacture

According to news on the India Times The Indian Institute of Technology in Madras is partnering G Rajeswaran (ex Kodak, and a long time researcher of OLED technology) to establish an R&D project to ...

New OLED lighting production cluster to be established in China

25 May 2015

The OLED lighting production facility is expected to be completed in 2016 and will see RMB 500 million of investment (about US$ 80,000,000)

A recent news report on the OFWeek news website says that Langsheng Technology and Tsinghua University are to build an OLED lighting production facility in Hebei province, China.

The OLED lighting production facility is expected ...

Smartphones spur shift in small/medium display panel demand

25 May 2015

Manufacturers shift production to new high-resolution, high-power-performance display technologies

According to IHS overall global shipments of small/medium (nine inches or smaller) a-Si TFT panels are forecast to decline 7 percent Y/Y in 2015, to reach 1.6 billion units. At the same ...

Heliatek and Reckli install operational organic pv solar on concrete wall

18 May 2015

With an installed power of 1kWp, the south-west oriented wall will supply around 500 kWh of electricity per year, the energy produced will be used directly by Reckli

Heliatek announces what they claim to be Europe´s first solar concrete wall as it was inaugurated yesterday at Reckli's headquarter in Herne, Germany. The façade, designed by Reckli to fit the solar film ...

LG Display unveils wallpaper OLED panel

18 May 2015

LG Display retained this year's sales target for OLED panels at 600,000 units and 1.5 million units for 2016

According to a report on the Yon Hap news websites LG Display has exhibited an ultra-thin (0.97mm thick) 55-inch OLED TV panel that attaches/detaches to a wall via simple magnetic fixture, as the ...

eMagin announces first quarter 2015 financial results

18 May 2015

Improvement in financial results was due to lower manufacturing costs, better yield and significantly lower operating expenses

Revenues for first quarter 2015 were US$6.0 million versus US$6.3 million for first quarter last year, a decrease of approximately 5%. Display average selling price increased and the number of displays ...

Thin Film Electronics reports interim financial results for Q1 2015

18 May 2015

The company is preparing to increase production capacity by development of roll-to-roll manufacturing processes that is expected to see up to a billion-unit scale

Thin Film Electronics (ThinFilm) has announced their first quarter financial report for 2015. Thinfilm’s revenue and other income in the first quarter of 2015 was lower compared to total revenue in the first quarter ...

Molex acquires Soligie to gain foothold in printed electronics

11 May 2015

Molex acquired Soligie to expands Molex's capabilities to offer a more comprehensive set of technologies and innovative electronic solutions

Molex Inc. has announced the acquisition of certain assets of Soligie Inc. The strategic acquisition of Soligie’s business complements Molex printed circuit-based solutions, including membrane switches, polymer thick film circuits, copper flex circuits and ...

Schott, Tesa and Von Ardenne form new research consortium to develop rollable glass

11 May 2015

The goal of the consortium is to refine rollable glass through lamination with functional adhesive tapes and by applying special functional layers

Schott, Tesa and Von Ardenne have announced they have formed project KONFEKT with the ambition to drive forward the development of ultra-thin glass on roll for use in such application fields as organic electronics, with ...

Thin Film Electronics and World Customs Organisation team to fight counterfeiting

11 May 2015

Counterfeiting is a major global problem that impacts pharmaceutical, technology, food and beverage, retail and more, it affects more than 92 percent of Fortune 500 companies

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced that its NFC products will be the first NFC-based solutions to be included in the World Customs Organisation (WCO) IPM anti-counterfeiting tool.

The WCO selected Thinfilm’s NFC OpenSense ...

DOE announces selections for OLED lighting awards

11 May 2015

There are four projects focused on OLED lighting and five projects focused on LED lighting, with total DoE funding of more than US$ 8.2 million

The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has announced the competitive selection of nine projects for solid-state lighting (SSL). There are four projects focused on OLED lighting and five projects focused on LED lighting.Total ...

Universal Display announces financial results for first quarter 2015

11 May 2015

Revenues down due to lower material sales down 5% sequentially and down 24% compared to the first quarter of 2014, due to a decrease in host material volume

Universal Display Corp announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the first quarter of 2015, the Company reported net income of US$1.3 million, on revenues of US$31 ...

Aixtron reports financial results for Q1 2015

11 May 2015

Aixtron management pursues growth across all technology areas in 2015 and therefore, expects full-year revenues to increase to between EUR 220m and EUR 250m

Aixtron has recently announced financials for 2015 Q1. The company reported revenues of EUR 40.3m for the first quarter of 2015, representing a year-on-year fall of 8%, and 31% down compared to previous quarter ...

OLEDWorks to acquire key parts of Philips OLED lighting components business

27 Apr 2015

Philips sees the merit of OLED as a light source for specific applications in its systems and services portfolio and will continue to apply OLEDWorks' panels in its finished products

OLEDWorks have announced that they have reached an agreement with Royal Philips to buy selected parts of its OLED light source components business.

According to the announcement over the coming months, Philips will establish a ...

Samsung ramps up production of curved S6 faster than expected

27 Apr 2015

Adding the A3 production line enables Samsung Display to more than double monthly output to 5,000,000 screens up from the current 2,000,000 per month

A recent news article on the Bloomberg news website Samsung Electronics has begun production at a third factory for curved smartphone screens sooner than expected as demand surges for its Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone, according ...

Heliatek and AGC Europe announce participation at the forthcoming Expo Milano 2015

27 Apr 2015

The combination of glass and active films is a joint product development by AGC Glass Europe and Heliatek

Heliatek has announced that the company's organic solar film, HeliaFilm, will be a part of the Universal Exhibition in Milan, which opens in May 2015 under the motto "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life ...

LG Chem participated in Euroluce 2015

27 Apr 2015

LG Chem took the opportunity to showcase an updated OLED light panel line-up

LG Chem has recently participated in Euroluce 2015 in Milan, Italy, and the company took the opportunity to showcase an updated OLED light panel line-up along with a number of novel types of applications and ...

Kaneka exhibits OLED Lighting panels at Euroluce

27 Apr 2015

Increasing European consumers' awareness of OLED lighting is the priority assignment and the main reason for attending Euroluce

According to a report on the news website OLEDNet Kaneka have recently exhibited at Euroluce - a major bi-annual European Lighting Exhibition - in Milan, Italy.

Their reason for travelling from Japan to Europe is simply that ...

LG Display to concentrate on UHD OLED production but cuts overall production output this year

20 Apr 2015

This change in production is believed to be largely driven by increasing stock of FHD OLED TV, and low yields of UHD OLED-TV panels

According to a recent report on the ETNews website although LG Display is currently focusing their efforts on mass-production of OLED-TV panel production all is not going well as the company has had to make ...

Apple Watch pre-orders estimated at 2,300,000 units per month, below market expectations

20 Apr 2015

Lower shipments are blamed on difficulties in the supply-chain of OLED displays and haptic linear actuators

A recent report on the AppleInsider news website suggests that a well-informed KGI analyst - Ming-Chi Kuo - who has a reputation for accurately calling Apple's product plans has produced a research note that is estimating ...

FlexEnable has announced its participation in the Graphene Flagship

20 Apr 2015

FlexEnable brings expertise in materials and manufacturing for flexible electronics to the developing global graphene value chain

FlexEnable has announced its participation in the Graphene Flagship, the EU’s biggest ever initiative in the field of graphene and related materials.

From April 2016, when the Graphene Flagship moves into the core project ...

eMagin appoints Dan Cui as VP of Business Development

20 Apr 2015

The appointment is expected to accelerate the company's HMD effort

eMagin Corp. announces the appointment of Dan Cui as Vice President of Business Development for its HMD "head-mounted display" group. eMagin has developed multiple HMDs for both military and consumer uses including the Z-800 gaming ...

Corning announces collaboration with OLEDWorks

13 Apr 2015

OLEDWorks will use Corning's Willow Glass - flexible substrates with integrated out-coupling - to expands their range of OLED lighting options for lighting applications

Corning has announced a collaborative agreement with OLEDWorks to develop unique, flexible, and conformable OLED lighting solutions using Corning Willow Glass as an integrated substrate.

According to the announcement these lighting panels will be used ...

BASF acquires nanowire technology from Seashell Technology

13 Apr 2015

Seashell is an early pioneer in silver nanowire technology and has enabled development of multiple application areas and uses for these unique materials

BASF Corp. and Seashell Technology have announced that BASF has acquired Seashell's technology, patents and know-how for silver nanowires. The acquisition extends BASF's portfolio of solutions offered to the display industry through the ...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge curved AM-OLED display more expensive than iPhone 6 plus display

13 Apr 2015

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge offer higher resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels, known as Quad HD) than the iPhone 6 Plus which features 1920 x 1080 resolution

The Galaxy S6 offer higher resolution (2560 x 1440 pixels, known as Quad HD) than the iPhone 6 Plus which features 1920 x 1080 (1080p) resolution

IHS has recently announced their preliminary teardown analysis of ...

KETI develops new electrode material and achieves world's most "foldable" substrate

13 Apr 2015

The development of a new highly flexible electrodes opens the way to ultra-thin, foldable electronics

According to a news article on the ETNews website Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI) recently announced that they had developed what they claim to be the "world’s most ultra flexible" transparent electrode, suitable for ...

Thin Film Electronics appoints Kai Leppänen to Chief Commercial Officer

13 Apr 2015

As Thinfilm continues to scale globally it is critical to establish a leadership team with proven industry expertise and a commitment to service excellence

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced the appointment of Kai Leppänen to chief commercial officer. In this position, Mr. Leppänen will lead Thinfilm’s global sales and jointly lead Thinfilm’s field application engineering with ...

Smart-watch demand to grow this year - OLED display manufacturers see opportuntities

7 Apr 2015

Overall smart-watch shipments forecast to reach about 30 million units in 2015

Smart-watch demand to grow over the next year - OLED display manufacturers see opportunities

Digitimes has reported that OLED panel makers are increasingly optimistic about opportunities in the wearables segment following developments by Smart-watch suppliers.

The ...

Aixtron acquires OLED encapsulation company PlasmaSi

6 Apr 2015

Aixtron believes thin-film encapsulation is an essential process for OLED high volume manufacturing, and want to add significant value in the production of OLED applications

Aixtron believes thin-film encapsulation is an essential process for OLED high volume manufacturing, want to add significant value in the production of OLED applications

Aixtron has announced that it has acquired PlasmaSi, Inc the transaction ...

LG Display rumoured to be considering acquiring Global OLED Technology

6 Apr 2015

To remain competitive in the OLED space LG Display beleives it is important to hold key OLED patents in house

According to a Korea Times news report LG Display is in talks to merge with its Global OLED Technology (GOT) - the company set up to acquire and hold Kodak OLED patents. The purpose for the ...

Samsung Display is reported to be exploring the option to re-enter OLED TV display market

6 Apr 2015

Samsung may be getting ready to adopt LG Display WRGB OLED technology

ET News has reported that at a recent Samsung Display business meeting the company is considering to re-start production of large-area OLED display panels for the premium TV market. This decision has been based on ...

University of Houston researchers discover n-type polymer for fast organic battery

6 Apr 2015

The discovery could lead to a cheaper alternative to traditional inorganic-based energy devices, including lithium batteries

Researchers at the University of Houston have reported developing an efficient conductive electron-transporting polymer that will allow ultrafast battery applications.

The discovery relies upon a "conjugated redox polymer" design with a naphthalene-bithiophene polymer, which has ...

Samsung and LG are reported to have reached agreement to end all legal disputes on IP

30 Mar 2015

In a joint statement the two companies have said they will also refrain from making further legal disputes and make efforts to settle issues through dialogue and consultation

According to news on the Yon Hap news website Samsung Group and LG Group are reported to have agreed to bring their legal and patent disputes to an end. This truce is expected to conclude ...

Haydale announce dedicated manufacturing facility for graphene inks

23 Mar 2015

The development of graphene inks with performance better than normal carbon based inks has enabled a growing number of commercial applications

Haydale has announced a new 230m2 dedicated manufacturing area at its South Wales, UK facility to keep up with rapidly growing demand for these ground breaking materials.

According to Haydale their graphene inks are ...

OLED emitting material market to grow into US$ 560 million in 2015

23 Mar 2015

The expected growth between 2015 and 2020 is forecast to be 35% CAGR

UBI Research has recently published their latest forecast on "OLED emitting materials". According to the research the emitter market is expected to reach US$ 560 million at the end of 2015 up 16% from 2014 ...

Samsung may be gearing up to spin-out its LCD and OLED divisions

23 Mar 2015

Samsung is reported to be wanting to reverse recent decline in profits and defend itselve from increasing global competition

According to various news websites there is growing speculation that Samsung Display is considering spinning-out its LCD and OLED business divisions again just three years since they were merged into a single business unit.

Samsung ...

New OLED Lighting Report

23 Mar 2015

Pre-order your copy today and save 500 GBP

cintelliq limited is pleased to pre-announce the release of their latest market report OLED Lighting: Products, prices, capacity, costs and forecasts 2015 - 2024.

Now in its 4th year of publication "OLED Lighting: Products, prices, capacity ...

Flexible polymer threads set to light up clothing

23 Mar 2015

The fabrication processes used to create the PLEC fibres are relatively simple and inexpensive and lend themselves to scaling-up

Huisheng Peng, of Fudan University in Shanghai, and colleagues have published a paper that describes how the researchers created a fibre of a polymer light-emitting electrochemical cell (PLEC) by taking a stainless steel wire and ...

ITRI showcases new OLED Lighting applications

23 Mar 2015

ITRI featured a variety of innovative OLED lighting applications, with the aim to make the application of OLED lighting, practical and fun

At the recently held Taiwan International Lighting Show 2015 held in the Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taiwan. Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) organised the "OLED Lighting Theme Pavilion" in the show, featuring a variety ...

Thinfilm launches level 1 ADR program to Trade on OTCQX International stock exchange

23 Mar 2015

The establishment of an ADR facility and inclusion on OTCQX provide the company's US investor base with a more direct means of trading and accessing information

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced that the Company has commenced trading on OTCQX International. Effective from 24 March 2015.

Thinfilm’s American Depository Receipts (ADRs) are available for trading in the United States on ...

Samsung and LG Display to make significant commitment to flexible OLED display manufacturing

16 Mar 2015

Increasing demand for flexible OLED displays in a growing number of devices is key and shows no signs of slowly down for the foreseeable future

Samsung and LG Display have shifted their view of the long-term viability of flexible OLED displays and are now expecting to make significant investments this year in extending their flexible display facilities.

The recently launched ...

Ping Project consortium formally launched

16 Mar 2015

The collaboration intends to establish, within three years, a standardised low cost and high volume manufacturing flow for embedding wireless identification and power transfer technology into printed objects

The Ping (Printed Intelligent NFC Game cards and packaging) consortium has announced the commencement of their project. Supported by the Horizon 2020 program of the European Commission the six company consortium ...

The Phebe consortium has announced the commencement of their project

16 Mar 2015

The project aims to develop new emitters to enhance the cost performance and environmental-friendliness of OLED lighting

The Phebe consortium has announced the commencement of their project. Funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 ICT programme, it started on February 1st 2015 and will run for three years.

The Phebe ...

eMagin announces fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results

16 Mar 2015

Q4 revenues increased, full year revenues decreased by 8%, the product mix is changing driving up average selling price rose, shipments were lower and expected to grow

eMagin Corp. has announced financial results and corporate highlights for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. Revenues for the fourth quarter were approximately US$ 6.7 million and for the full ...

LG Chem rumoured to invest US$ 184 million to build Gen-5 OLED lighting production facility

9 Mar 2015

The manufacturing facility could begin production in 2017 and once operational is expected to drive the price of 100mm x 100mm OLED panels down towards US$ 5

According to an article on the Nikkei Asian Review website LG Chem is planning to build a new Gen-5 OLED lighting manufacturing line with the objective to enter production in 2017.

The news reports states ...

LG Display seeks to set up OLED alliance

9 Mar 2015

Motive behind the alliance is to secure LG Display's position as the leading supplier of large-area OLED panels

According to news reports LG Display is in discussions with other leading television manufacturers in Japan and China to establish an OLED Alliance. It aims to accelerate the adoption of OLED displays and establish LG ...

Schrödinger and Kyushu University announce research collaboration

9 Mar 2015

Schrödinger will work the Adachi group to apply and extend the software capabilities for next-generation OLED materials analysis to enable high throughput simulation and virtual screening to prioritise the most promising solutions

Schrödinger Inc. has announced that the company will be collaborating with Professor Chihaya Adachi of Japan’s Kyushu University, to advance the development and design of organic electronics.

Professor Adachi is the Director of OPERA ...

Thin Film Electronics Q4 2014 and full-year 2014 financials

9 Mar 2015

Increased customer activities led to more than a doubling of revenues, and also increased headcount and resource spend as the Company increased efforts to take products to market and accelerate the development of NFC based products

Thin Film Electronics (ThinFilm) has announced their fourth quarter financial report for 2014, and preliminary full-year results. Thinfilm’s revenue and other income in 2014 amounted to NOK 28.6 million. Excluding the other income ...

Heliatek supplies HeliaFilm for Asia's largest BIOPV installation in Singapore

2 Mar 2015

Heliatek organic solar films are part of a pilot project in Singapore focusing on future sustainable urban development

Heliatek has announced that its partner, vTrium Energy, will be implementing the what is claimed to be the "world's most powerful" and Asia's largest BIOPV (Building Integrated Organic Photovoltaic) project.

The implementation will ...

cintelliq announces their latest report - Printed and Organic Electronics

2 Mar 2015

Opportunities in the Internet of Things

cintelliq is please to announce their latest report - Printed and Organic Electronics: Opportunities in the Internet of Things.

The rapidly developing Internet of Things is creating the need to embellish "dumb" objects with embedded intelligence ...

Thinfilm launches OpenSense technology to enhance mobile consumer engagement and improve product security

2 Mar 2015

OpenSense technology enables the dynamic detection of a product's "sealed" and "open" states, while delivering smartphone-centric and NFC-readability of the tag

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced the launch of OpenSense, a new NFC sensor tag technology with the ability to drive enhanced consumer engagement and improved product security.

According to ThinFilm this proprietary and patent-pending ...

Universal Display announces fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results

2 Mar 2015

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 2014

For the full year 2014, the Company reported revenues of $191.0 million, up 30% compared to revenues ...

OTI Lumionics awarded CAD$5.7 million to build OLED pilot line

23 Feb 2015

The new pilot production line makes ten modules next to each other at a time, cutting down the production time from an hour to minutes

OTI Lumionics has announced they have been awarded CAD$5.7 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC). The goal: to implement a pilot production line capable of producing high volumes of organic light-emitting diode ...

OLEDWorks and Universal Display Corp announce OLED technology license agreement

23 Feb 2015

This new collaboration will help pave the way for expanding the US OLED solid-state lighting ecosystem

Universal Display Corp. and OLEDWorks LLC recently announced the signing of a new OLED Technology License Agreement.

Under the agreement, Universal Display has granted OLEDWorks non-exclusive license rights, under various patents owned or controlled by ...

University of Tokyo Researchers report fever alarm armband - based on printable temperature sensor

23 Feb 2015

Constant monitoring of health indicators such as heart rate and body temperature is the focus of intense interest in the fields of infant, elderly and patient care

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a "fever alarm armband," a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature. This armband will be presented at the 2015 IEEE International ...

Diageo and Thinfilm unveil the connected 'smart bottle'

23 Feb 2015

The technology allows Diageo to track bottle movements across the supply chain, in-store and to the point of consumption

Diageo and Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) will look to completely change the role of a bottle in the consumer experience, with a prototype Johnnie Walker Blue Label "smart bottle" that will be unveiled at the ...

Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association partners with CME

23 Feb 2015

The new partnership between CME and CPEIA will explore ways to integrate printable electronics into manufacturing

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) and Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) have announced they will partner to explore the manufacturing applications for printable and organic electronics.

The two organisations will collaborate on a number ...

SmartKem collaborates with CPI to support customer pre-production

23 Feb 2015

This three year collaboration aims to develop customer pre-production prototypes featuring SmartKem’s tru-FLEX thin film transistors

SmartKem has announced a collaboration programme with the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) for the development of pre-production prototypes featuring the SmartKem unique range of semiconductor inks for the manufacture of ultra flexible thin film ...

Thinfilm receives NFR grant for project with SINTEF

23 Feb 2015

The partnership aims to develop the building blocks for smart systems and related products, and to explore new methods of integration, assembly and manufacturing

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced today that The Research Council of Norway (NFR) has awarded Thinfilm a grant of NOK 12 million (approximately US$1.65 million) for research into novel assembly methods and ...

Thinfilm to establish an ADR program

23 Feb 2015

A US stock listing may boost the visiability of the company to a wider group of investors

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced that its Board of Directors has decided to establish a Level 1 ADR (American Depositary Receipt) program in the United States, and that the Company has filed a registration ...

FlexEnable and Merck demonstrate major step forward in plastic LCD technology

9 Feb 2015

The world's first demonstration of a plastic LCD with organic transistor active-matrix in-plane switching (IPS)

FlexEnable and Merck have announced that the joint project the two companies are partnering in has reached an important next stage in plastic LCD technology. More specifically, a plastic LCD has been developed using organic ...

LG Chem announces major installation of OLED lighting for Seoul National University

9 Feb 2015

University officials selected the OLED light panels because their slim and modern design conforms with the library’s cutting-edge architecture

LG Chem has announced what they claim is the world’s biggest building installation of OLED lighting at the inauguration ceremony for Seoul National University’s new main library. LG Chem supplied 1,100 OLED ...

Osram steps up their ambitions for OLED lighting

9 Feb 2015

Osram expects to have OLED rear/tail light fixtures in luxury cars by 2016

Osram have announced that they have recently produced a concept OLED rear/tail light fixture the new BMW M4 car that was recently shown at CES in January 2015.

According to the announcement by Osram ...

LG Display plans to increase its commitment to OLED displays

9 Feb 2015

LG Display will newly invest around 800 billion won ($729 million) in the E4 production lines for OLED panels in Paju

According to recent news reports LG Display is pushing forwards its commitment to OLED displays as the company makes plans to invest more than 800 billion Won in constructing additional factory lines at its Paju ...

Samsung Display to invest about US$3.6 bln in new OLED production

9 Feb 2015

The new production line will focus on manufacturing medium and small-sized OLED displays for consumer electronics

According to news reports South Korea's Samsung Display plans to invest 4 trillion won ($3.6 billion) into making organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels as parent Samsung Electronics looks to boost components sales to ...

Plastic Logic splits into two independent companies

2 Feb 2015

To address the full range of opportunities available in the many markets, the technology development and manufacturing parts of Plastic Logic will be separated

Plastic Logic has made a simple announcement that it will be separated into two independent companies. What is surprising is the low key nature of this change in business structure and the only formal mention ...

Heliatek and vTrium Energy sign partnership agreement

2 Feb 2015

Heliatek believes this partnership will enhance the company presence in Southeast Asia

Heliatek has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with vTrium Energy to expand its presence in Singapore and in the Southeast Asian market. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Lee ...

Planar announces large area transparent OLED technology

2 Feb 2015

The vision of transparent displays, popularised for decades in science fiction movies and television shows, is now nearing reality

Planar Systems has announced it will feature new transparent OLED technology this month at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2015. The 55-inch prototype at ISE 2015 will utilise Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology to improve ...

Philips launches OLED panels with mirror surface

2 Feb 2015

The Brite FL300wm is available at three integration levels making it the ideal building block for many decorative OLED lighting applications

Philips has announced the latest addition to the OLED Panel range - Lumiblade Brite FL300 wm A0 - a mirrored surfaced OLED panel, and priced at 150 Euro. It will be available from 16th February 2015. With ...

Philips to spin-out their OLED Lighting Business

26 Jan 2015

Philips timing for a divestment may be ideal as the market for OLED lighting is gathering momentum, and looks set to become a lighting technology with a long-term future

Philips have announced to staff that the company intends to divest its OLED lighting business activity to focus its business and resources on LED based connected systems and services.

With this measure Philips will be ...

Pragmatic Printing secures £5.4m investment from Cambridge Innovation Capital and ARM

26 Jan 2015

Pragmatic Printing will use the funding to hire more staff and to enable the scale-up of its production capacity to 100 million flexible integrated circuits later this year

Pragmatic Printing has announced the completion of a £5.4 million funding round led by Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) with support from ARM Holdings and existing shareholders to scale-up its operations.

Pragmatic Printing believe that ...

CPI sells FlexOS IP portfolio to Neudrive Ltd

26 Jan 2015

NeuDrive has negotiated patent and know how licences relating to organic thin-film transistor technology developed by CPIIS and secured additional investment

NeuDrive Limited has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of organic semiconducting material patents and the FlexOS trade mark from CPI Innovation Services (CPIIS), the commercial arm of the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI).

In ...

LG Chem announces the availability and pricing of plastic OLED and large area OLED panels

26 Jan 2015

LG Chem have successfully maintained performance levels - efficiency, luminance, and CRI - and at the same time overcoming the key technical challenges of plastic substrates

LG Chem has announced that the company has achieved two important milestones in the development of OLED lighting products: the start of manufacturing of the 320 mm x 320 mm OLED light panel, currently the ...

Universal Display and LG Display entry into long-term OLED patent licence agreement

26 Jan 2015

LG Display to pay license fees and royalties, Universal Display will supply phosphorescent materials to LG Display for use in its licensed products

Universal Display Corp. and LG Display have announced the signing of a new OLED Technology License Agreement and Supplemental Material Purchase Agreement. The agreements run through December 31, 2022.

The announcement builds on a long-term ...

Researchers develop organic circuits using novel coating technique

26 Jan 2015

The research group created D-type flip-flop registers, these were used to form memory, and used to form 4-bit shift registers that help serialise the data to be transmitted

According to an article on the Tech-On news website Japanese research from, University of Tokyo and the Technology Research Institute of Osaka Prefecture, formed an all organic semiconductor CMOS circuit and temperature sensor using printing ...

Universal Display and Sumitomo Chemical sign technology license agreement for OLED lighting

19 Jan 2015

Leveraging the licensed technology, is expected to increase the luminous efficacy of Sumitomo's polymer OLED lighting panels

Universal Display Corp. and Sumitomo Chemical have announced the signing of a new OLED Technology License Agreement. Under the agreement, Universal Display has granted Sumitomo Chemical non-exclusive license rights, under various patents owned or controlled ...

Thinfilm announces partnership with Xerox for mass production of printed memory labels

19 Jan 2015

By partnering with Thinfilm, Xerox are leveraging their manufacturing expertise and ability to scale globally, and at the same time move into emerging new markets

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced a strategic partnership with Xerox. As a core element of the agreement, Xerox has licensed Thinfilm's proprietary technology to manufacture Thinfilm Memory labels - which - according to ThinFilm - are ...

LG Chem make 320 mm x 320 mm OLED lighting panel available commercially, and novel mounting solutions

19 Jan 2015

LG Chem has developed two types of “Mounting Solutions” for easy OLED panel installation with magnetic connections: Rail Connection and Linear Connection

According to a recent report on the OLEDNET website LG Chem has made their 320 mm x 320 mm OLED lighting panels available commercially - these are the largest panels currently available in the world. These ...

Holst Centre and Flex-o-Fab take the first step towards "lighting by the mile"

19 Jan 2015

By demonstrating the first OLEDs on a high-performance, R2R-produced flexible barrier foil, Flex-oFab has taken a major step towards commercial production

Researchers from the EU-funded Flex-o-Fab project has announced they have successfully fabricated working OLED devices on a flexible barrier layer produced in a roll-to-roll (R2R) process. Produced on a PET plastic film, this achievement is ...

Knitting yarn developed using organic conductive polymers

19 Jan 2015

The resultant fibre has advantages over competing products such as metal-kneading-type and metal-coating-type conductive fibres, as it washable, durable, safe for humans, and light weight

On the Tech-on website it has been reported that Gunze Ltd and Shinshu University have co-developed yarn suitable for knitting using organic conductive fibres.

The co-developers believe the yarn, which is light-weight, safe and washable ...

Kateeva and Sumitomo announce partnership to speed adoption of inkjet RGB OLED TVs

12 Jan 2015

Kateeva and Sumitomo will cooperate to optimise OLED inks and OLED inkjet manufacturing processes to achieve optimum OLED device performance for customers

Kateeva has announced a key partnership with Sumitomo Chemical (Sumitomo). The non-exclusive agreement calls for Sumitomo to pair its world-class inks with Kateeva's world-class YIELDjet platform to help speed affordable OLED TVs to market ...

Heliatek announces start of pilot project for energy self-sufficient air dome using HeliaFilm

12 Jan 2015

This latest partnerships opens up exciting new area of Building Integrated Organic Photovoltaics (BIOPV) that perfectly suits flexible, lightweight solar films

Heliatek has successfully installed its solar film, HeliaFilm, on a PVC-based membrane air dome in Berlin, Germany. The company said this opens up a new area of application for BIOPV, building on the company's ...

Osram presents OLED-LED hybrid rear light combination

12 Jan 2015

The OLED-LED hybrid rear light combination has four basic functions - stoplight, reverse light, indicator, and rearlight

At a recently held exhibition Osram and Automotive Lighting Italia showcased a hybrid rear combination lamp demonstrator featuring Osram’s OLED and LED technology. For the first time, the demonstrator gave a sneak preview into ...

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

12 Jan 2015

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 ...

OLED panels are destined for the desktop as JOLED begin operations

12 Jan 2015

JOLED begins operations with aim to produce 10-inch to 20-inch OLED panels in 2017

JOLED begins operations with aim to produce 10- to 20-inch OLED panels in 2017

According to news reported by Digitimes JOLED has formally announced they have begun operations as of the 5th January 2015. The ...

Thin Film Electronics signs distribution agreement with Cymmetrik

12 Jan 2015

CymMetrik is the largest professional packaging and label converter in Greater China

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Cymmetrik. Through the agreement, Cymmetrik will be empowered to promote and extend sales of Thinfilm products, including Thinfilm Memory, throughout China ...

Thin Film Electronics hires former NXP Executive to head sales efforts in Asia

12 Jan 2015

Sales veteran and NFC expert to bring impressive track record of sales growth and organisational expansion

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced the hiring of Claus Hansen to head the Company's sales initiatives throughout Asia. Claus Hansen is an accomplished sales veteran and organisational leader with deep experience in developing ...

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