Olum Material to develop 8.5-Gen FMM unit-cell masks

Korea-based OLUM Material announced that it is starting to develop fine metal masks (FMM) for 8.5-Gen (2200x2500 mm) OLED production. Current FMM technologies are limited to 6-Gen substrates (1500x1850 mm).

Olum Material unit cell FMM photo

As demand for larger mobile OLED displays, for laptops, tablets and monitors is on the rise, OLED makers aim to start making these panels on larger substrates. Samsung Display is considering, according to reports, a 8.5-Gen AMOLED fab dedicated for laptop and IT displays.

Is Facebook increasing its investment in future OLED VR/AR technologies?

According to a report from Korea, Facebook recently hired a large number of OLED engineers, in Korea, through Facebook's Reality Lab. The company is now hiring more OLED experts to work at its Reality Lab US offices.

Oculus Rift consumer photo

Facebook new job openings includes many roles in OLED display technologies. The company does not aim to start producing OLED, of course, but to secure technology to develop innovative OLED displays and applications in VR and AR devices.

LGD sees the transparent OLED market growing to $8.5 billion by 2031

In February 2019 LG Display started producing its 55" FHD 38% transparent commercial OLED displays, and the company recently announced several projects that utilize its 55" transparent OLED displays - on subway train windows in China, in Seoul's Trade Tower parking and in an unmanned coffee shop in Singapore.

Cho Min-woo, head of LG Display’s Transparent OLED business, says that LG's is just "sowing seeds" in this market, which it expects to grow quickly. In fact, LG Display, together with a global consulting firm, looked into the potential of transparent OLED displays, and estimated that the market will grow to around $8.5 billion in the next 10 years.

The Transparent OLED and MicroLED Market Report

OLED-Info is proud to announce an important update to our Transparent OLED Market Report, which now adds a transparent microLEDs section. MicroLED technology holds great promise to enable high-brightness, high-efficiency and high transmittance displays, and many display makers are already developing and demonstrating transparent MicroLED prototypes. The report now include details on all transparent microLED developers and has also an updated structure and information.

The report package provides all you need to know about the transparent OLED and MicroLED industries and the current market status. This is a great guide if you're considering to adopt transparent displays in your product and if you want to understand this industry better.

New OLED gadget: Lenovo Tab P12 Pro

Lenovo's Tab P12 Pro is an Android tablet that features a 12.6-inch 120Hz 2560x1600 AMOLED display, a Snapdragon 870 chipset 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.

Lenovo Tab P12 Pro photo

The Lenovo Tab p12 Pro will start shipping in October 2021, starting at around $600 for the Wi-Fi model.

LGD installs transparent OLEDs at the Seoul Trade Tower parking lot

LG Display announced a new partnership with Korea's Kakao Mobility, to adopt transparent OLED display at Seoul's Trade Tower's parking lot.

LG Display transaprent OLEDs at the Seoul Trade Tower parking

LGD and Kakoo will install 55" FHD transparent OLED displays at the six main entrances to the Trade Tower shops. The panels will show entertaining content, and visitors can interactwith these touch-enabled displays. LG says that "these unique panels add a vibrant and futuristic feel to an otherwise ordinary parking garage".

New OLED gadget: Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5

The Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 (also called the IdeaPad Duet 5) is a ChromeOS laptop that features a 13.3-inch 1920x1080 AMOLED display, a 2.5Ghz Snapdragon 7c Gen-2 chipset, up to 8 GB of RAM, up to 256GB of eMMC SSD storage, and a 15-hours battery life.

Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 photo

The Chromebook Duet 5 will start shipping in October 2021,starting to $430.

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