AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the Company and Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. (Idemitsu) have agreed to form a strategic alliance in the field of OLED. The strategic alliance includes technological collaboration to develop high-performance OLED displays and OLED-related patents.
Under this strategic alliance, Idemitsu will supply high-performance OLED materials to AUO, including device structure proposal. AUO will reinforce the development of OLED products using high-performance OLED materials supplied by Idemitsu. This alliance is expected to accelerate business growth in AUO's small-sized OLED displays for smartphones and tablets, and in the longer term large-sized OLED displays for TV.