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An OLED uses organic semiconductors to create thin light emitting panels. OLEDs are used to create thin, beautiful, flexible and efficient display and lighting panels, and are the future technology of choice.

Recent OLED News

Meet the OLED-Info team at SID DisplayWeek 2016!

Feb 12, 2016

SID's DisplayWeek is the world's leading display conference, and we have decided to attend this year's event which will take place in San Francisco in May 22-27. The trade show usually brings together a large part of the display industry, and we're looking forward to seeing new OLED technologies, products and demonstrators and meeting up with industry leaders.

DisplayWeek includes a 3-day exhibition, 4-day technical symposium, short courses, seminars and three focus conferences (business, investors and market-focus). A three-day exhibition sounds like a lot but from past experience it's hardly enough time.

Lang AG demonstrates a 55" FHD touch-enabled transparent oled

Feb 12, 2016

Germany-based display and touch solution provider Lang AG demonstrated their latest display, a 55" transparent touch-enabled Full-HD OLED. This is the first time, I think, that a touch-enabled 55" transparent OLED was demonstrated:

Lang's transparent OLEDs are probably produced by Samsung Display, which are starting to produce 55" transparent OLEDs. LG Display also demonstrated similar panels, but it seems they are still just prototypes.

LG's upcoming G5 flagship to sport an "always-on" display, will it be an OLED?

Feb 10, 2016

LG Electronics is set to unveil its next flagship phone, the G5, on February 21st. The company published a short teaser, saying that the new phone will have an "always on" display that shows the time and notifications:

LG G5 always-on teaser

Such an always on screens is highly suggestive of an OLED display - as an LCD will still require a lot of energy to display even a small amount of pixels because it uses a backlight. An OLED will only consume power proportional to the number of lit pixels.

LG's flagship OLED TV, the 65" Signature G6, is now available for pre-orders for $7,999

Feb 08, 2016

Following the Superbowl ad campaign, LG announced that its flagship 2016 OLED TV, the 65" Signature OLEDG6 is now available for pre-orders in select retail stores in the US. The G6 costs $7,999 and initial shipments are planned for late March. Amazon already lists the G6, but does not specify the shipment date.

LG OLED77G6P photo

LG's Signature OLED G6 is LG's top-end TV model for 2016. The G6 feature an ultra-slim on-glass design, a high-end pivoting Harman Kardon soundbar, LG's webOS 3.0, Color Prime PRO technology and HDR. The G6 models are available in 65 and 77 inches.

UDC's evaporable emitters still outperform the best soluble materials

Feb 05, 2016

A few weeks ago we posted about Merck's soluble OLED material performance, and today we have some more data from the OLED Association. In the table below you can see how Merck's, Sumitomo and DuPont's soluble materials compare to UDC's evaporable OLED's materials.

Soluble vs evaporable oled performance (table, OLED-A)

As you can see, for the red material, evaporable OLEDs have a clear lead in lifetime and efficiency. For the green material that efficiency gap has pretty much closed, while the lifetime of the evaporable materials are still about double than the best soluble materials.

New OLED gadget: Sony A6300

Sony's A6300 is a mirrorless camera that boasts the world's fastest autofocus in its class, continuous shooting at 11fps and 4K movie support. The A6300 features a 24.2mp APS-C sensor, a 3" LCD and an XGA OLED viewfinder.

Sony A6300 photo

The A6300 will ship in March for $1,000 (body-only).