Japan Display

Japan Display logoJapan Display (JDI) is a small/medium display maker, formed in September 2011 by the merger of Sony’s, Toshiba’s and Hitachi’s display businesses and funded by Japan’s government fund Innovation Network Corporation (INCJ).

Japan Display produces LCD display and has been known to supply high-end smartphone LCD displays to Apple. The company is shifting its focus to OLED displays.

Apple

Apple LogoApple, one of the world's largest companies, develops consumer electronics and computer software, and the company also develops a wide range of next generation technologies.

In 2014 Apple acquired LuxVue Technology, a startup company that developed Micro-LED based displays. LuxVue raised $43 million in funding prior to the Apple purchase. Apple continues to research and develop Micro-LED technologies and established a research and production facility in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

AU Optronics

AUO logoTaiwan's AUO (AU Optronics) was formed in 2001, by the merger of Acer Display and Unipac Optoelectronics. Later in 2006 AUO merged with Quanta Display. AUO is the world's number 3 manufacturer of TFT-LCDs, and also produces OLED display in low volume.

BOE Pixey

BOE Pixey was established in December 2019 as a joint-venture between Rohinni and BOE.

BOE Pixey will design and build micro-LED based LCD display backlights and direct-emission displays - as well as related sensors for large-format displays. BOE Pixey integrates Rohinni's mini-LED and micro-LED manufacturing process with BOE's display panel production experience and leadership. The company says that first products that utilize its displays will reach the market in the second half of 2020.

eLux

eLux logoeLux Inc. was established in 2016 in the USA as a spin-out from Sharp Labs of America, with an aim to develop micro-LED displays using a proprietary a scalable "fluidic" assembly process.

In 2017 Foxconn (through its Subsidiary CyberNet Venture Capital) led a $8 million investment round in eLux.

EpiPix

EpiPix was spun-off from The University of Sheffield in the UK, to commercialize technology for multi-color microLED arrays on a single wafer developed at the University’s GaN Centre for Materials and Devices.

The company is developing red, green and blue microLED epiwafers with a pixel size ranging from 30 microns down to less than 5 microns. EpiPix says that it achieved record-breaking IQE results.

Konka

Konka logoThe Konka Group, established in 1980 in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China, produces electronics products.

The company's Konka E-display subsidiary manufactures digital signage displays.

LG Display

LG Display logoLG Display, based in Korea, is one of the world's largest display makers. LGD produces screens for TVs, laptops and mobile devices.

Lumens

Lumens logo

Korea-based Lumens is a specialized LED company that develops next-generation LED technologies, including LED packages, high efficient lighting, display related products and more.

Lumens is developing high-definition automotive head-up Micro-LED displays and had plans to release its first such display by the end of 2017. Lumens is collaborating with the Korean Institute of Machinery & Material to develop Micro-LED production technologies.