US-based Microdisplay developer Kopin announced that it has reached an important milestone in its 2Kx2K high brightness microLED microdisplay development project. The company received the first verification samples, that utilize the company's proprietary backplane and drive technology. These displays achieved brightness levels of over 2.8 million nits.
Kopin says that it expects to increase the brightness level to 3.2-3.5 million nits by the time these displays reach production. The company did not yet reveal any actual production plans or roadmap.
In 2021, Kopin announced an agreement with a leading Japanese consumer electronics maker to develop 2K x 2K full-color microLED microdisplays. Earlier in 2021, year Kopin announced an agreement with Jade Bird Display (JBD) to develop 1" 2K 2k monochrome microLED microdisplays.