Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Yahoo To Spin-Off Remaining Stake in Alibaba Group
Sony Mobile Reportedly Plans Massive Job Cuts
Apple Sells Record iPhones in Holiday Quarter, iWatch Coming in April
Microsoft Offers Power BI Business Intelligence Tools For Free
Apple Takes Top Spot in China's Smartphone Market
Dell M3800 Mobile Workstation Now Available With 4K Display
Twitter Gets Group Messaging and Video Recording
Microsoft Updates Xbox One Controller Firmware
Active Discussions
Rimage 2000i
Sound card for my Laptop
full screen wide screen
Hi
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
Booktype utilities for LiteON and OEM DVD Recorders
downgrade a nero vision 5 project to nero vision 2
what is the minimum burning speed
 Home > News > General Computing > Flexibl...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Flexible OLED Market to Rise to $100 Million Next Year


Following Samsung's introduction of the first flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products this year, demand for these elastic displays is expected to grow by more than a factor of four next year, with sales reaching nearly $100 million in 2014.

Global market revenue for flexible OLEDs will rise to $94.8 million in 2014, up from $21.9 million in 2013, according to a new report from IHS Inc..

The projected growth next year will equate to a 334 percent expansion from this year, as presented in the attached figure, paving the way for much larger sales in the future.

OLEDs represent a major segment of the larger flexible display market, which in the coming years will also include liquid-crystal display (LCD) and electronic paper (e-paper) technology.

"The buzz about flexible displays has been growing louder, ever since Samsung Display demonstrated its Youm line of bendable OLED products at the Consumer Electronics Show in January," said Vinita Jakhanwal, director of mobile and emerging displays and technology at IHS. "Samsung is expected to begin shipping its first flexible OLED display - a 5-inch screen - in the second half of this year."

Samsung's initial product is likely to be a first-generation flexible display, employing a non-glass substrate that yields superior thinness and unbreakable ruggedness. However, such displays are flat and cannot be bent or rolled. Flexible displays are expected to eventually evolve into rollable and foldable OLED screens that are likely to be introduced after 2016.

Even so, it is too early for flexible OLED panels to fully replace conventional OLED screens. This is because the plastic substrate, thin-film encapsulation and other related technologies for flexible OLED remain immature for immediate application. Moreover, manufacturing processes are still being tested.

"A wide range of complementary technologies are under development to accelerate the advancement of flexible displays," Jakhanwal said. "The success of the flexible OLED market will ultimately be determined by the maturity of the materials and manufacturing processes that will enable large-volume production at reasonable costs."


Previous
Next
HTC Said To Develop Its Own Operating System        All News        MSI Unveils the MS-98C7 Haswell-Powered Embedded Board
Facebook To Clarify How It Uses Member Data     General Computing News      Twitter Buys Trendrr

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
LG Showcases Flexible 18-inch OLED Display, Promises Larger Models
Foldable OLED Panels, MEMS Displays Appear At SID 2014
Apple Awarded With Patent For Curved Touch-screens
Samsung, LG To Showcase Flexible OLED TVs At CES
Panasonic, Semiconductor Energy Laboratory And Philips Take Center Stage At FPD
LG Display's First 6-inch Curved OLED Display For Smartphones Enters Mass Production
Flexible Display Market Explode By 2020
NHK Showcases 8-inch Flexible OLED Display, Fast Holographic Recording Technique
LG To Launch Flexible Display Phone Next Year
Paper-thin Tablet Showcased At CES
Corning To Showcase Flexible Glass at SID Display Week 2012
Samsung "YOUM" Flexible AMOLED Set To Debut Later This Year

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .