November 2021

TCL CSoT shows new flexible, wearable microLED display prototypes

TCL's CSoT showed its latest display prototypes at the company's DTC 2021 event. CSoT unveiled two new microLED display prototypes, that it never displayed before.

The first display is a small 1.37" 320x360 (353 PPI) wearable LTPS microLED display, that achieves a brightness of >2,000 nits. The display also uses TDDI touch technology (in which a single chip shares the display driver and the touch sensor).

Read the full story Posted: Nov 22,2021

DSCC: the microLED display market is set to grow to $1 billion by 2026

DSCC estimates that the MicroLED display market will grow to from $103 million in 2022 to $1 billion by 2026. MicroLED will be adopted by three major applications, TVs, Wearables and AR/VR devices.

MicroLED display revenue forecast, by application (DSCC, 2022, 2026)

DSCC sees MicroLED devices being chosen mostly due to the higher efficiency, brightness, response time - and the longer lifetime compared to OLED devices. The high cost of production remains a challenge, though.

Read the full story Posted: Nov 16,2021

Why you should consider advertising at MicroLED-Info in 2022

The microLED industry is seeing increased interest, investments and development as display makers all over the world are considering microLED technologies as their next-generation panel technology of choice, and we expect the trend to continue and intensify in 2022. If you are looking to promote your company's products and services for the microLED market, increase awareness of your technology, and generate new leads - MicroLED-Info is the perfect choice!

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Read the full story Posted: Nov 15,2021

STAr Unicorn LAIT Series Mini- and Micro-LED Test System

This is a sponsored post by STaR Technologies

The testing requirements for small pitch Mini- and Micro- LEDs are increasing in response to the growth of new LED displays. STAr Technologies’ Unicorn-LAIT series test systems, the advanced high throughput testers, integrate probe station, parallel test instruments, and probe card to meet the mass production needs for Micro-LED and Mini-LED testing.

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STAr Unicorn-LAIT Mini- and Micro-LED Test System

STAr Unicorn-LAIT series is equipped with EMI shielded chamber for high-speed LED testing in an ultra-low noise environment. Magic-A200e probe station allows alignment of up to 6-inch wafers and automatic test probing with Multi-DUT LED probe cards. The closed-loop XYZ stages and coaxial microscopes provide the best accuracy in multi-LED stepping and high-resolution scanning and probing. In addition, the porous ceramic chuck (with auxiliary chucks) enables cleaning and contact-check to enhance LED test performance and dependable results.

Read the full story Posted: Nov 10,2021

Samsung Electronics scraps its plans to release 77-inch microLED TVs in 2022

Towards the end of 2020, Samsung announced it's first "consumer" 110-inch 4K MicroLED TV, and then in early 2021 it said it will release smaller microLED TVs, including 77" and 88" models.

Samsung 2021 MicroLED TV photo

According to a new report from Korea, Samsung Electronics canceled its plans to release these smaller microLED TVs, as the company could not reduce prices enough and the asking price for a 77" microLED would not be attractive to customers.

Read the full story Posted: Nov 07,2021

ams Osram: microLED is one of our key initiatives, but the market is a few years away

In a recent conference call, Alexander Everke, the CEO at LED and sensor developer ams Osram, remarked that microLED is one of the company's key initiatives.

The microLED market, according to Everke, is "clearly a few years away", but the company plans to invest in the technology to make sure it stays ahead of the curve, as it wants to position itselff as the clear microLED leader.

Read the full story Posted: Nov 06,2021