Friday, May 06, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
U.S. ITC To Probe Smartphone Vendors
Facebook Loses Suit Over Storing Biometric Data
Apple and SAP to Develop Business Apps For iPhone And iPad
Upgrading To Windows 10 Will Cost $119 After July
Amazon To Take Stake In Cargo Airline
HTC Sets Up New Company
Samsung 4K Blu-ray Player Gets UHD Alliance Certification
Google, Fiat Chrysler To Work Together On Self-driving Vehicles
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Samsung...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, January 11, 2005
Samsung Develops the World's Largest Transmissive Plastic TFT-LCD Panel


Samsung Electronics, the leader in TFT-LCD technology, today announced the largest 5-inch transmissive plastic TFT-LCD display for portable applications such as mobile phones and notebook computers.

Plastic panels will also enable numerous other new applications including wearable displays with helmets, glasses and other fashion related accessories.

Samsung developed its new 5-inch TFT-LCD display by applying amorphous silicon technology to transparent plastic substrates. Considered the next-generation in flat panel displays, this technology involves the use of pliable plastic instead of rigid glass in TFT-LCD production. The plastic will not break and the external design can be freely shaped making potential applications virtually limitless.

The plastic TFT-LCD R&D project has been done in cooperation with SoftPixel Inc., a company specializing in plastic liquid crystal displays. The project has also received support from the Information Display R&D Center as part of the 21st Century Frontier R&D Program funded by the Korean Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Energy.

"Future customer requirements dictate that we take this next step in the evolution of TFT-LCD technology," said Kyuha Chung, vice president of R&D for Samsung Electronics' LCD Business. "By working with our partners on this R&D effort, we'll be able to solidify our leadership position in new emerging market applications for plastic LCD displays."

Samsung's 5-inch plastic TFT-LCD display delivers qSVGA resolution with 100 pixels per inch.

In the past, thermal resistance has posed a problem in the development of transparent plastic substrates. Obtaining the TFT performances needed for plastic substrates also required low-temperature processes and the degree of substrate deformation from heat was proportional to the screen size, making it difficult to enlarge the screen or improve the picture quality. Samsung has addressed these issues with a new processing technique for the amorphous thin-film transistors, color filters and liquid crystals at a lower temperature the normally required.


Previous
Next
Kano Technologies Introduces the X-SPAND PRO SATA II Storage System for Mac and PC        All News        Next-generation Sony Blu-ray Unit at CDRInfo
Hitachi World?s First HD MPEG-2 PCI Decoder Working Up To 200Mbps     Consumer Electronics News      Shinco shifts from DVD players to EVD players

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Develops 3rd Generation 14-Nano FinFET Low-power Process
Strong Galaxy S7 Sales Keep Samsung's Profit High
Samsung Developer Conference Showcases New Smart TV Tools
Key Samsung Technologies That Enabled 10nm-Class DRAM
A Look at Samsung Foundry's Business Strategy
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Now Available in Pink Gold
Samsung Galaxy C Coming Next Month
Samsung Signs OLED Deal With Apple: report
Samsung Brings Its 2016 SUHD TV Line Up To The U.S.
Samsung, LG And Japan Display Invest In Japanese OLED Startup
Samsung Expects High First-quarter Profit
Samsung Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lenses

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .