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Corning Astra Glass, NXT Glass, AR Precision Glass, Iris Glass an more at SID Display Week 2019

Posted by Charbax – July 3, 2019

At SID Display Week 2019, Corning presents Astra Glass, a new glass substrate is specially formulated for high-performance tablets, notebooks, and 8K TV. Corning shows this innovation, alongside other industry-leading solutions in its advanced glass portfolio, Astra Glass is precisely engineered to enable the higher pixel density of high-performance displays that panel makers require to meet consumer demand for brighter, faster, and more lifelike image. To build a display that meets those performance expectations, panel makers need a thermally and dimensionally stable glass to improve yields while achieving the desired resolution, meeting the precise, high-temperature requirements of oxide processing joining their portfolio of display substrates, alongside EAGLE XG Glass and Lotus NXT Glass, to cover the entire spectrum, Astra Glass enables a range of high-performance panels – from the high end of the a-Si space into IGZO oxide. Its attributes position Astra Glass as the foundation for large-size 8K TVs and high-performance notebooks and tablets with bright picture quality and fast response time.

Lotus NXT Glass provides industry-leading levels of low total pitch variation resulting in heightened resolutions; more energy-efficient displays; and better yields. The improve stability of lot NXT Glass– and, in turn, better total pitch variation performance – enables manufacturers to develop display panels that feature up to 100 pixels per inch higher resolutions or up to 15 percent lower power consumption. Additionally, panel makers can improve cell assembly yields by up to 1.5 percent, is optimized for the expanding LTPS-LCD and LTPS-OLED industries. Featuring superior key attributes for flexible OLED panel manufacturing, Lotus NXT Glass leads the industry, having enabled more than 375 million flexible OLED phones since 2015.

Corning Gorilla Glass: is the cover glass of choice for more than 45 major OEMs and is featured on more than six billion devices – delivering superior damage resistance, optical clarity, and touch sensitivity.

Augmented Reality Precision Glass Solutions: enables cutting-edge augmented reality/mixed reality experiences with industry-leading glass optimized for sleek wearable designs. Corning’s ultra-flat, high refractive index glass enables superior image quality in waveguides, while its industry-leading size supports customers’ efforts to reduce cost. Corning also offers world-class metrology instruments and automated laser glass-cutting machining that improve high-volume manufacturing.

Corning Iris Glass: a light-guide plate for edge-lit LCD displays with intrinsic rigidity and dimensional stability, it outperforms the incumbent technology – plastic – and allows manufacturers to reduce set thickness, increase set brightness, and design sets with slimmer bezel size.

JDI 17.3″ 8K with Laser backlight, variable LTPS, Curved Automotive, Medical, Industrial, Consumer

Posted by Charbax – July 3, 2019

At SID Display Week 2019, JDI (Japan Display Inc), a Display technology joint venture by Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi, shows their displays for automotive, medical, industrial and consumer devices like the smartphone market. JDI makes automotive displays, including curved displays, ranging from 1.2" (336 x (RGB) x 168) to 12.3" (1920 x (RGB) x 720) using LTPS Technology. JDI makes medical displays ranging from 17" (1280 x (RGB) x 768 ) to 21.3" (2560 x (3-subpixel) x 2048). JDI displays are also in industrial products such as rugged handhelds. JDI makes displays for smartphone, wearables and tablet. JDI features applied products and prototypes of ultra-high resolution LCDs for VR (virtual reality), reflective LCDs utilizing JDI's core LTPS (low-temperature polysilicon) technology, transparent LCDs, industrial displays, organic EL displays, fingerprint sensors, and the award-winning LCDs for automobiles featuring two concave-curved TFT LCDs: a 15.0-inch 1920×1020 display with in-cell touch technology, and a 12.3-inch 1920×720 display. Both of the displays were released into mass production in 2018 for a top-tier automotive OEM for their dashboard application for which they won the display of the year award.

CSOT 31″ UHD Inkjet Printed AMOLED, MicroLED, Flexible Mini LED, PE-OLED Perovskite, 22″ Light Field

Posted by Charbax – July 2, 2019

At SID Display Week 2019, China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) shows the world's first 31” IJP UD AMOLED display, with 31 inch UHD AMOLED display produced by inkjet printing technology, which is suitable for large size OLED display mass production because of its simple process flow and high material utilization. The resolution of this display reaches 144ppi, equivalent to a 65inch 8K display. This product employs a top emission device structure. It reaches 100% NTSC, and DCI-P3 coverage ratio is higher than 95%.

CSOT also shows the world’s first AM-Micro LED Display with IGZO TFT, this way a large size AM micro LED Display can be realized with 8bit RGB color depth, more than 100% NTSC color gamma, using RGB micro LED thin film chip to achieve full color display, the prototype exhibits high color gamma, high contrast ratio, high transparent, and low power consumption; it has great potential to be the next generational display.

CSOT also shows world’s first 8”Flexible Mini LED full color AM-Mini LED Display prototype exhibiting high flexiblility, high color gamma, high transparency, and high reliability. It also maintains the advantages of Mini LED, such as low power consumption, high contrast ratio, and high brightness; this Mini LED shows better performance than most commercial displays; and it has great potential to be the next generation display.

CSOT 6.6” PE-OLED adopts a unique structure design, 3-stack top emission blue OLED with Perovskite Color Conversion to bring the possibility of high order display in the future, with high color gamut and wide viewing angle. Perovskite, a new luminescent material, has advantages of simple synthesis, environmentally friendly, high luminescent efficiency and simple tunable wavelengths. Perovskite Color Conversion has narrow FWHM, high color purity and excellent optical and electrical properties. 3-stack Blue OLED, independent development of 3-stack OLED structure by CSOT, bringing a high brightness and stable blue light.

CSOT shows 6.6” QD-OLED adopts a unique structure design, 3-stack top emission blue OLED with Quantum Dots Color Filter(IJP) to bring the possibility of high order display in the future , with high color gamut and wide viewing angle. 3-stack Blue OLED, independent development of 3-stack OLED structure by CSOT, bringing a high brightness and stable blue light;
Inkjet printing QDCF, design unique QD layer structure, reduce QD fluorescence loss;

14” Flexible LCD has a curvature radius of 100 mm. It can adapt to the display requirements of small curvature and multi-curvature, which makes it possible to use LCD panel in more application scenarios. CSOT self develop BPS technology to avoid possible light leakage in flexible LCD display. COA technology is used to avoid the possible mixing problem of flexible LCD. Transparent PI as substrate and combining with BCE/IGZO technology is expected to provide stable display image on large size panel.

COST 22” Light Field Display device, uses high brightness backlight and dual-LCD structure, with 2D+D ray tracing algorithm, expect exhibiting a novel light field autostereoscopic display technology. Optimized optical film design, bring high picture quality of multi-layer without any Moire patterns, while guaranteeing transmittance and contrast ratio. With high brightness backlight,the display provides comfortable environment for obersever. Novel algorithm of light field description and reconstruction using single one view point image and its depth, mitigating vergence-accommodation conflict, bring Comfortable experience of 3D viewing

28” PNLC Transparent Display An 28 inch transparent LCD of CSOT adopts PNLC none-polarizer & RGBW structure with 50% W ratio to bring high transmittance. With mature array technique as 4PEP a-Si & COA structure have higher possibility for mass production in commercial applications. None-polarizer structure with scattering type PNLC improved more than 25% transmittance. 4PEP a-Si & COA structure array technology With mature array technique have higher possibility for mass production in commercial application.

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TowerJazz CMOS camera sensors 8K/HDR, Panasonic, real camera sensors vs Smartphone camera

Posted by Charbax – June 24, 2019

TowerJazz offers a broad range of advanced analog process technologies enabling the most cost-effective and versatile IC manufacturing including SiGe BiCMOS and RF CMOS (SOI and bulk) for radio frequency (RF) and high performance analog (HPA) applications; CMOS image sensor (CIS); power management, including 700V BCD; CMOS; Mixed-Signal CMOS and MEMS capabilities, TowerJazz’s modular and customizable processes are available on either 150mm, 200mm or 300mm wafers in its seven fabrication facilities located in Israel, US and Japan, TowerJazz CMOS IMAGE SENSORS are advanced and proven CMOS image sensor technology for optical sensors used in high-end photography, industrial, medical, automotive and consumer applications, including high end camera phones and 3D cameras, TowerJazz claims leadership in CMOS image sensors and pixel technology available on 8” wafers, 180nm with aluminum backend, 8” wafers, 110nm with copper backend, 12” wafers, 65nm with copper backend.

JBD microLED 2 million nits, 10,000 DPI (5000×4000), brightest, highest pixel density in the world

Posted by Charbax – June 22, 2019

JBD https://jb-display.com shows their active matrix inorganic microLED display chips and panels with wavelength ranging from UV to visible to IR. The pixel pitch ranges from 400 dpi to 10,000 dpi with a varity of resolutions, high brightness, high EQE, high reliability, these panels are ideal for AR, VR, HUD, projector, weapon sights, 3D printing, microscope and more. JBD's microLED uses wafer level technology, no phosphor, no pick and place, no mass transfer, no quantum dots, everything is made by Silicon and compound semiconductor on a wafer. At SID Display Week 2019, JBD shows 2 million nits brightness Micro LED, 600 DPI bi-color Micro LED display implementing JBD’s proprietary transferring technology to move red and green LEDs to silicon CMOS backplane. Also, JBD shows a mono-color microLED module with the same silicon CMOS backplane solution which achieves a pitch size of only 2.5µm and 10,000 DPI achieving a brightness of a million nits (on the 10K DPI display, 2 million nits is achieved on the 5K DPI display) at a resolution of 5000x4000. JBD is capable to minimize the pitch size to below 2.5µm, which surpasses DLP. Their next step is to increase brightness and to achieve full color.

Nanosys Quantum Dots at Display Week 2019, Hisense ULED XD, Vizio P Quantum X, Samsung Q900 8K QLED

Posted by Charbax – June 20, 2019

Nanosys at SID Display Week 2019 showcases a wide range of Quantum Dot displays as Quantum Dots enter the mainstream TV market this year. Russell Kempt, Nanosys VP of Sales & Marketing along with Jim Ninesling, Head of Marketing at Hisense USA, walks through the booth explaining all the products and innovation for Quantum Dots this year.

Details from the demos around Nanosys’ booth:

HDR Content Analysis Demo
Vizio P Quantum X:
Peak Brightness: over 3,000 nits
DCI-P3 Coverage: above or equal to 98% u’v’
BT.2020 Coverage: above or equal to 85% u’v’
FALD Zones: 384
Price: $2,199.99

OLED TV:
Peak Brightness: 649 nits
Peak Brightness Full Screen: 148 nits
DCI-P3 Coverage: 99.18%
BT.2020 Coverage: 76.34%
Price: $3,799.00

Content:
‘Spears & Munsil UHD HDR Benchmark Blu-ray’: https://www.colorgrade.com/products/spears-munsil-uhd-hdr-benchmark-uhd-blu-ray-disc

Full HDR10 content with 10,000 nit peak luminance and BT.2020 color gamut. Shot on RED VistaVision cameras and graded using ColorFront and DolbyVision

‘Quantum Flows’ Shot by Phil Holland on a RED Monstro 8K VV in 8K resolution with full BT.2020 color gamut: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKFMgVfh2eM)

Analyzer:
The AJA HDR Analyzer (https://www.aja.com/products/hdr-image-analyzer) provides real time analysis of the signal used in this demo. Every pixel is plotted in the CIE chart in real time.

Hisense ULED XD Demo
The Hisense ULED XD relies on Quantum Dots and a Dual-LC design to deliver a 100x improvement in contrast. The result is a set with blacks rivaling OLEDs with the high peak luminance and wide color gamut of a Quantum Dot LCD. Expected to launch in 2020, Hisense says these sets will cost less than comparably-sized OLEDs.
Peak Brightness: over 1,000 nits
DCI-P3 Coverage: 100%
FALD Zones: 132
Availability: 2020

Hisense H9F
The Hisense H9F is a great example of the value Nanosys Quantum Dot technology delivers today with full P3 color gamut and over 1,000 nits for under $1,000
Peak Brightness: over 1,000 nits
DCI-P3 Coverage: 98%
FALD Zones: 132
Price: $999
Available now

HP Omen Emperium X
Big Format Gaming with the full VESA HDR1000 spec thanks to Nanosys 100% Heavy metal free Quantum Dots
Peak Brightness: over 1,000 nits
DCI-P3 Coverage: 95%
FALD Zones: 384 zones
Refresh rate: up to 144hz refresh
Price: $4,999
Available now

Samsung Q900 82” 8K QLED TV
Peak Brightness: 2,000 nits
Color Volume: 100% P3 Color Volume
Price: $9,999
Available now

HP Pavilion 27
The world’s first Quantum Dot on Glass (QDOG) product also happens to be the world’s thinnest computer monitor at just 6.5mm thin.
Peak Brightness: over 400nits
DCI-P3 Coverage: 95%
Price: $399
Available now

More on Nanosys at SID Display Week 2019:
Monday Seminar by Charlie Hotz, Nanosys VP of R&D: https://youtu.be/oEgzGOpkXAY
Business Conference by Russell Kempt, Nanosys VP of Worldwide Sales & Makerting: https://youtu.be/2BoXrrkI-sE

Investor Conference by Jason Hartlove, Nanosys President & CEO: https://youtu.be/Rk3vsCREsB8

LG Display 65” Rollable OLED, 88” 8K OLED, 8K Crystal Sound OLED, The Rose

Posted by Charbax – June 19, 2019

LG Display shows latest OLED displays at SID DisplayWeek 2019, this booth features the new 65" Rollable OLED that can fit inside the sound bar or furniture and be positionned in the middle of the room or in front of the window in the living room, the 88" 8K OLED display, the latest 8K Crystal Sound OLED, which implements exciters to the super-slim OLED panel to generate localized crystal-clear sound directly from the display itself and The Rose featuring 4 65" 4K OLED. Thanks to Conan for filming the second camera angle edited into this video filmed on Panasonic G85 on the DJI Ronin gimbal stabilizer. You can find out more information about OLED at https://en.oledspace.com an online community for OLED. Thanks to Conan for filming and providing the second camera angle giving an unprecedented view of how a Charbax Video is made. Here edited into this video, Conan filmed his camera angle using the Panasonic G85 on the DJI Ronin gimbal stabilizer.

BOE 12.3″ Rollable Phone, 7.7″ Foldable Phone, 65″ BD LCD, Printed OLED, 8K VR, Automotive, mini-LED

Posted by Charbax – June 15, 2019

At SID Display Week 2019, BOE shows their latest 12.3" Rollable Phone, 7.7" Foldable Phone, many other flexible displays, UHD displays, micro-displays, other world-leading technologies and innovative applications such as their Smart driving experience brought by flexible display for the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) comprising a smart driver cabin and a spliced display screen of three units in three rows with only 0.99 mm bezels allowing visitors to experience a brand-new in-car display solution of the future. In addition to flexible display applications, BOE also displays the world-leading UHD display solution called the BD CELL UHD display which features an ultra-high static contrast ratio of up to 1,000,000:1, a bit depth of 12 bit, and a black field brightness of less than 0.003 nits, BOE also presents a host of 8K products, including 75" 8K 120Hz display, a 3.5" 8K VR display, and 0.39" 8K spliced VR display. Under the "8425 Strategy" (promote 8K, popularize 4K, replace 2K and make good use of 5G), BOE is now speeding up the application of 8K in many fields. Other leading-edge technologies and solutions that BOE shows at this show include the first ever HDR notebook featuring mini-LED, the 15.6" oxide display with an ultra-high refresh rate of 240Hz, the 55" inkjet-printed 4K OLED display, the 0.39" micro-OLED AR display that enjoys the world's largest pixel density of 5,644 PPI.

In the smart Automotive cabin, the information required for smart travel becomes part of the actual scene with the help of AR technology, the head-up display (HUD) can project useful information such as speed per hour and navigation onto the front windshield for the driver's reference. In addition, BOE replaces the conventional in-car LCD with flexible display. The 12.3" three-unit flexible display is backed by the OLED pixel compensation circuit technology developed by BOE, which can effectively improve the brightness uniformity of mid-sized OLED displays and provide better audiovisual experience for car users, BOE applies flexible AMOLED displays to transparent A-pillars, rearview mirrors to solve the problem of driver's blind spots in automotive design. The flexible display can perfectly match the shape of the A-pillar and show data with delay shorter than one millisecond. With the help of camera, the images blocked by the A-pillar can be shown on the flexible display, thus eliminating blind spots in the field of view. By applying flexible display, the rearview mirror can also be customized according to the interior shape of the car. BOE's smart cabin is equipped with a 6.39" flexible display as a built-in rearview mirror, which makes it safer to drive the car even on rainy and snowy days, BOE also exhibited some innovative applications of in-car display, such as center console solution that supports gesture-based interaction and V-shaped mini-LED for cars. BOE's high-end in-car display panels have been supplied to automakers in the United States, Germany, the UK, Japan and South Korea.

Sigma in L-Mount Alliance with Full Frame Foveon camera in 2019, new lenses 28mm, 40mm, 56mm at F1.4

Posted by Charbax – April 29, 2019

Sigma talks about their Full Frame Foveon mirrorless camera to be released in 2019, their L Mount Plans they plan to begin producing L mount lenses in 2019, starting with adding L mount options to the the existing Art series lenses, introducing an EF-to-L mount adapter and an SA-to-L mount adapter in 2019, also offering L mount conversion to its lens conversion service. In this video, Sigma also shows their new Sigma 28mm F1.4 DG HSM Art “thoroughly correct” for chromatic aberration and sagittal coma flare, minimizing distortion, water- and oil-repellent coating on the front lens element and is weather sealed. It features a Hyper Sonic Motor with an updated algorithm to drive autofocusing and will be sold in Sigma, Nikon, Canon and Sony E camera mounts, the Sigma 40mm F1.4 DG HSM Art featuring three FLD (“F” Low Dispersion) glass elements and three SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass elements to correct axial chromatic aberration and magnification chromatic aberration ideal for high-resolution filmmaking. Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary to be available for Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mounts, supports Sony’s Fast Hybrid AF, eye AF and facial recognition, Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Sports flagship telephoto in the sports line has a magnesium body and a dust-and splash-proof design, front lens element is coated to repel oil and water. The lens features an Intelligent Optical Stabilization system with an acceleration sensor and an algorithm to ensure stability when panning.

Collabora shows Radxa ROCK Pi 4 running Panfrost open source Mali GPU driver

Posted by Charbax – April 2, 2019

Collabora is at Embedded World 2019, showing their infrastructure for end-to-end, embedded software production, their work on software platforms with reproducible continuous builds, automate testing on hardware to increase productivity and quality control in embedded Linux. They demonstrate Debian-based platform creation with debos and testing on a Virtual Machine - for early identification of issues and regressions, Hardware automated testing of application development through video playing on a Rockchip platform (Chromebook Plus) with VPU decoding and GPU rendering using the Panfrost Open Source driver, Graphics stack development with automated testing, to show how Graphics enablement can be integrated on a Continous Integration pipeline. They also demonstrate two NEW Open Source GPU drivers, etnaviv for Vivante GPU running on an RDU2 Inflight Multimedia Entertainment Device (based on the i.MX6 series SOCs), provided by Zodiac Inflight Innovations, and Panfrost for ARM Mali Midgard & Bifrost GPU, running on a ROCK Pi 4 SBC, provided by Radxa.