Philips to start offering its OLED TVs in the US in 2020

According to reports, Philips will bring its OLED 804 TVs to the US. The 804 Series uses LG's 55" and 65" WRGB OLEDs and feature Philips' 3-gen P5 Perfect Picture Engine, Ambilight on three sides, HLG and HDR10+ and Dolby Vision (maximum brightness is 1,000 nits).

Philips OLED 804 OLED TV photo

The Philips 804 OLED TV is based on Android OS (v9) with built-in Google Assistant and a certified as "Works with Alexa". Philips also offers the OLED 854 which is the same TV but with a T-bar stand instead of the 804's slim metal feet.

TCL and Juhua Printing showcase an inkjet-printed 31" FHD rollable hybrid QD-OLED TV prototype

TCL and Juhua Printing demonstrated a 31" FHD inkjet-printed rollable hybrid QD-OLED TV prototype. The display uses an IGZO (Oxide-TFT) backplane and TCL says that it has an aperture ratio of over 50%, brightness of 200 nits and a 90% DCI-P3 color gamut.

TCL's hybrid display technology (which TCL calls H-QLED) uses a blue OLED emitter coupled with red and green QD emitters. All three emitter materials are combined and printed using ink-jet printing technology.

JOLED to supply AGC with inkjet printed OLED signage displays

Japan-based glass developer Asahi Glass (AGC) is developing new ultra-thin (9 mm) glass signage display, called infoverre, that include OLED displays embedded within the glass which can be used in place where other display monitor installation was impossible - such as hanging ads in trains and buses and door pocket interior panels.

AGC - Glass Signage infoverre photo

JOLED, which recently started sampling inkjet-printed OLED display panels in its 5.5-Gen production line, is providing the OLED panels to AGC. AGC uses JOLED's 21.6" 4K rigid OLEDs - two panels for each display as the signage is double sided.

SimBeyond and SCM to develop a fully integrated multi-scale OLED simulation tool

SimBeyond and Software for Chemistry & Materials (SCM) announced a collaboration to develop novel OLED simulation software, with support from the Dutch agency of enterprises.

Simbeyond/SCM OLED integrated multi-scale OLED simulation image

SCM and SimBeyond will develop the first fully integrated multi-scale simulation pipeline for OLEDs that will provide material researchers with an easy-to-use solution that will help predict the performance of any combination of materials and stack architectures, under a wide range of operational conditions.

Panasonic introduces HDR VR OLED Eyeglasses using Kopin OLED Microdisplays

Panasonic developed HDR 4K VR eyeglasses that utilize Kopin's OLED Microdisplays. The microdisplay-based design enabled Panasonic to offer a smaller and lighter solution compared to current VR headsets that use large (usually around 3" per eye) displays.

Panasonic HDR VR OLED Eyeglasses photo

Panasonic says that the new eyeglasses provide high-quality images without any screen-door effect. Panasonic is not releasing these as a product yet, but the company says that it will continue to further develop the new VR glasses for new applications.

Viewsonic ELITE XG550

ViewSonic's ELITE XG550 is a 55" gaming monitor based on LG's 4K 120Hz WRGB OLED panel.

Viewsonice Elite XG550 photo

ViewSonic says the XG550 will ship in Q4 2020.

Kopin developed a double-stack OLED architecture for higher brightness OLED microdisplays

Kopin Corporation announced that the company developed a new double-stack OLED architecture that enables brighter microdisplays with longer lifetime.

Kopin Lightning OLED microdisplay photo

Kopin 1" 2k x 2k OLED Lightning microdisplay

Last week Kopin announced a new 1.3" 2560x2560 OLED microdisplay, and the company now reveals that this display uses the new double-stack architecture and achieves brightness of over 1,000 nits. Kopin also says that this display was co-developed with Panasonic and Lakeside Optoelectronic.

LG Display plans to ship over 6 million OLED TV panels in 2020, says first pOLED-equipped car to launch in Q2 2020

LG Display says that it aims to ship over 6 million OLED TV panels in 2020 - that's double what it shipped in 2019. The company also says that it expects its Guangzhou fab starts mass producing panels in Q1 2020, earlier than previous estimated.

LG OLED CX photo

Previous estimates, by LG and others, were for around 5.5 million panels in 2020, even before the Guangzhou fab delays. It's possible that LG aims to ship more panels - but some of these will be smaller in size (the new 48-inch panels the company is starting to produce).

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