Industry Trends

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Posted: Mon, August 12, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

From digital billboards and sport stadiums, to malls and hospitals, large-format digital displays are showing up everywhere. While often used for Digital Out Of Home (DOOH) advertising, they can also provide useful information and interactive self-serve functions. Learn about the various types of signage and video displays and some of the unique quality control challenges they present.


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Posted: Mon, August 5, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

Augmented reality (AR) may be hot in the marketplace right now, but it’s nothing new in military aircraft. AR and virtual reality (VR) systems are common in the aerospace and defense industries, with applications ranging from manufacuring quality control to training to combat operations. Innovative new systems are integrating AR into the cockpit to enhance pilot awareness and safety.


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Posted: Mon, July 29, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

OLED displays provide visual and performance improvements over traditional LCD displays, and they've become common in small consumer displays such as smart phones and watches, but OLED production challenges and low yields continue to plague manufacturers of larger displays like televisions. Inkjet printing of OLEDs is a promising approach that could help bring large-screen OLED displays to the mass market.


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Posted: Mon, July 1, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

Use of augmented reality (AR) technology is expected to boom in the coming decades. Leading the way in AR adoption is the industrial sector, which includes manufacturing, engineering, electronics, automotive, aerospace, and other verticals with heavy physical components. This market growth is fueled by AR adoption in enterprise applications across industries, including training, logistics, assembly, maintenance & repair, product design, and more. In this post we look at some successful industrial AR applications.


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Posted: Mon, June 17, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

At the moment, LCD screens still dominate the display market at approximately 90%.  But OLED is gaining rapidly, especially in the smartphone market where more than half of all displays produced are now OLED. We discuss this market trend, and take a look at some of the applications where the performance and efficiency of OLED are leading to it's rapid adoption.


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Posted: Mon, June 10, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

The automotive industry often takes a lead role in proliferating new technologies, and this has never been truer than with displays. New vehicles are incorporating multiple visual display panels, from dashboards and center stacks, HUDs and integrated camera monitoring systems, to individual passenger entertainment screens. Displays are quickly coming to outnumber wheels on standard passenger vehicles, but the requirements for automotive display performance and quality have also never been higher.


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Posted: Thu, May 23, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

Displays are breaking out of their flat rectangular box! Last week at the 2019 SID Display Week Exhibition we saw a television screen that rolls down into a box, many foldable phones, cylindrical screens, a sculptural OLED “rose”—even a flexible OLED Chinese opera mask. All of these examples were designed to highlight the flexible application of emerging emissive displays.


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Posted: Mon, April 29, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

Market potential for augemented, virtual, and mixed-reality devices is poised to explode, with various AR/MR applications driving future growth as smart eyewear becomes more integrated with multiple aspects of work and daily life. To realize this potential, AR/VR/MR and smart glasses manufacturers need precision quality control solutions. In this post, learn about the expanding landscape of AR/MR applications and how to ensure device quality.


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Posted: Mon, March 4, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

With rampant cybersecurity threats, keeping our digital information and devices secure has become a high priority for many.  Facial recognition is one of the biometric authentication methods gaining popularity for its precision and convenience. The basis of newer 3D facial recognition systems is near-infrared (NIR) light.


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Posted: Mon, February 18, 2019
Author: Anne Corning |

If you’ve spent much time around the display industry recently, you’ve likely heard about something called quantum dots and new "QLED" technologies being used to create displays with brighter, more colorful, and more realistic visual images. Learn more about applications of quantum discoveries and nanotechnology in the display industry.