Established in 2007, MicroOLED is a privately held company based in Grenoble, France that designs and develops high-performance OLED microdisplays for near-to-eye applications.

In January 2012, MicroOLED announced their first microdisplay, a 0.61" OLED microdisplay which features 5.4 million pixels. In August 2012, ST Microelectronics invested 6 million Euro in MicroOLED, and the two companies launched a collaboration development effort. In 2015 the company announced it shipped over 150,000 0.38" WVGA microdisplays.


In December 2011 we published an interview with MicroOLED's CEO. In 2020 MicroOLED announced that it has raised million Euro as it is accelerating its R&D on consumer AR solutions. In 2023, the company raised 21 million Euro.

Nanjing Guozhao Optoelectronics Technologies

Guozhao logoNanjing Guozhao Optoelectronics Technologies (NJ Guozhao), based in Nanjing, China, was established as spin-off from the China Electronic Technology Group Corporation (CETC), to produce OLED microdisplays.

NJ Guozhao is already offering its first display, a 0.39" XGA panel, produced at its $39 million OLED production line.

Nippon Seiki

Nippon Seiki logoNippon Seiki was established in 1946 in Japan and is making and selling instruments for automobiles and office automation appliances.

Nippon Seiki produces PMOLED displays, focused on displays for automobile dashboards and electrical equipment.


OLiGHTEK logoOLiGHTEK (also known as the Yunnan North OLiGHTEK Opto-Electronic Technology Co), established in 2011, is a Chinese based company that develops and produces OLED microdisplays.

In 2017 OLiGHTEK announced a joint-venture with BOE Technology to establish a $170 million OLED microdisplay fab in Kunming, China. The fab is now under construction and according to reports trial production will begin in 2019.


For more information on OLiGHTEK's OLED microdisplay - and the entire OLED microdisplay market, check out our OLED Microdisplays Market Report.


Pioneer, based in Japan, was founded in 1938, and is producing home and car electronics systems. Pioneer was the first company to actually make OLED displays - back in 1998.

Pioneer today produces a wide range of high-end PMOLED panels. The company used to produce AMOLED display but exited from the AMOLED display market in 2005. In 2022 Pioneer spun-off its PMOLED production unit to SOAR Corporation.

In February 2010, Pioneer announced it has entered the OLED Lighting market, together with Mitsubishi Chemicals. Pioneer is producing the panels using Mitsubishi's technology. They are sold under the Verbatim brand.

RiT Display

RiTDisplay is a Taiwanese company, manufacturing PMOLED panels. RiT has been spun-off from Ritek, that still holds a majority stake. RiTDisplay is one of the world's largest PMOLED makers.

RiTDisplay went public in 2016, following a strong rise in PMOLED demand. The company is trading in the Taipei Stock Exchange (8104:TT)

In June 2011 it was reported that RiTDisplay is collaborating with IGNIS on AMOLED panel production on a-Si backplanes. That project never took off, though. The company is now developing flexible PMOLEDs.

In 2019 RiT signed a strategic partnership with PlayNitride and aims to start developing and producing MicroLED displays.


Royole logoRoyole was established in 2012 to develop novel display technologies and IP. Royole is constructing a $1.7 billion 5.5-Gen (45,000 monthly substrates) flexible AMOLED production facility in Shenzhen, China. The new fab is scheduled to begin operation in 2018.




In addition to the flexible display technology, Royole also develops VR headsets, and the company's first headset, the Royole Moon was launched in September 2016.

Royole is backed by several Banks and VC funds and has offices in California US and Shenzhen, China. In September 2017 Royole raised $800 million in its fourth financing round.


Seeya Technology

SeeYa Technology logoShanghai-based Seeya Information Technology was established in October 2016 with an aim to design and produce OLED microdisplays.

In September 2017 Seeya announced plans to build an OLED microdisplay production line in Hefei, China. Seeya's $300 million fab (now in production) has a yearly capacity of 20 million displays (a monthly capacity of 9,000 12-inch wafers).

Seeya's OLED microdisplays can be ordered via the OLED Marketplace. In July 2021 we posted a spotlight article detailing Seeya's products, technology and roadmap.

Sichaun CCO

Sichaun CCO Display Technology was established in 2008 in Chengdu, China by Changhong Electronics group and Chengdu Hi-Tech Investment Group.

Sichuan CCO produces PMOLED displays and has an annual capacity of 12 million 1-inch displays. The company's PMOLED displays range from 0.7" monochrome to 2.5" full color.

In 2013 the company shifted its focus to AMOLED panels, and in June 2013 the company announced plans to build a 4.5-Gen AMOLED fab by 2016. There were no updates on this plan since.


China-based Semiconductor Integrated Display Technology, or SidTek, is an OLED microdisplay developer established in 2016.

In 2020 the company started to produce its first display, a 0.39" 1024x768 OLED microdisplay.


SOAR Corporation

SOAR logoSOAR Corporation was spun-off from Pioneer Corporation in April 2022 and handle's Pioneer's PMOLED production business.

SOAR produces a range of PMOLED displays, focusing on wearables, audio systems, communication equipment, home appliances and automotive applications (car audio systems and HVAC). The company also offers custom transparent and flexible displays.


Sony is one of the leading consumer electronics companies in the world. Sony has been developing OLED technologies for many years and has been one of the pioneers in the field.

In 2007 Sony launched the world's first OLED TV (if you can consider a 11" monitor a TV, the XEL-1 and has been demonstrating flexible/ and rollable OLED prototypes for many years.


TCL China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT, also called Shenzhen Huaxing Photoelectric Technology) is a China based display producer (owned by TCL, Century Science & Technology Investment and Samsung Display). The company is producing both LCDs and OLED displays.

CSoT started developing OLED technologies back in 2012. In 2013 it was reported that CSOT will invest over $4 billion to build a 8.5-Gen Oxide-TFT LCD+OLED TV fab, but that did not materialize. In 2017 CSoT started to construct a 6-Gen LTPS flexible AMOLED production line in Wuhan, China, in a $5.08 billion investment. CSoT is now producing mobile AMOLED displays at that fab, and is developing high-end technologies, including LTPO, microlens arrays and polarizer-free OLEDs.


Visionox logo (2018)China-based Visionox was founded by Tsinghua University and other investors in 2001 with an aim to develop and manufacture OLED display and lighting panels.

The company has been producing PMOLED displays for many years, and has begun AMOLED production in late 2015. In 2018 Visionox announced that it started to produce flexible AMOLED displays at its first 6-Gen OLED fab, in Hebei Province.


Visionox currently has four AMOLED production lines:

  1. Gen-5.5 rigid line in Kunshan (V1)
  2. Gen-6 flexible line in Hefei (V2)
  3. Gen-6 flexible line in Hebei (V3)
  4. Gen-6 flexible line in Guangzhou (V4)

In 2015 Visionox spun-off its OLED lighting business into a separate company called Yeolight Technology. In 2021 Visionox spun-off its PMOLED business to Qingyue as the company prepares for its IPO.