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.
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.
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.
In 2017 Foxconn (through its Subsidiary CyberNet Venture Capital) led a $8 million investment round in eLux.
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.
In July 2017 the company demonstrated a 5000 PPI active-matrix group III-V microLED array on Si ICs. In 2019 JBD unveiled more prototypes, including a 2 million nits display and a 10,000 PPI display.
The company's Konka E-display subsidiary manufactures digital signage displays.
LG Display, based in Korea, is one of the world's largest display makers. LGD produces screens for TVs, laptops and mobile devices.
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.