Aeronautics Buys Chassis Plans

Chassis Plans (www.chassis-plans.com) has been acquired by Aeronautics Ltd of Israel (https://aeronautics-sys.com). Chassis Plans’ rugged and custom solutions for computer hardware and displays will provide Aeronautics with complete end to end solutions for its integrated products in the US and throughout its global operations. “In return, this acquisition gives Chassis Plans access to Aeronautics’ global…

Nanoco, Kyulux Partner on Quantum Dot Displays

Nanoco Group plc (LSE:NANO), a world leader in the development and manufacture of cadmium-free quantum dots and other nanomaterials, and Kyulux Inc., a world leader in developing and delivering the next generation of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology today announced the signing of a collaboration and joint development agreement. Under the agreement, Nanoco’s heavy…

Quantum Materials Ships Quantum Dot Sample Sets

Leading North American quantum dot manufacturer Quantum Materials Corp (OTCQB:QTMM) (Quantum) today announced that it is shipping high performance red and green cadmium-free quantum dot sample sets to display film manufacturers. Cadmium-free quantum dots are an eco-friendly material that enables energy efficient, ultra-bright displays with a significantly expanded color gamut at a lower cost than competing technologies.…

Yole: Organic Displays Still Seeking Scale

Vendors in the organic display technologies market are taking a page from the semiconductor industry and are developing toolkits that enable the manufacturing of organic displays on existing equipment, according to Yole Développement (Yole). This capability could mean the difference between widespread adoption of organic display technology or its limitation to niche markets. “The OSC [organic semiconductor]…

OLED Displays Gaining Market Traction

Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) displays are finally gaining traction after years of manufacturing and materials development. The displays, which can be manufactured on thin and flexible substrates are lighter, use less power and are more colorful than liquid crystal displays (LCDs). However, because OLEDs can be produced using ink-jet-type processes, materials development has been slow…

Display IP Drives Foxconn-Sharp Deal

Ongoing consolidation has me sometimes feeling that the semiconductor and electronics industry is a shrinking group of major corporations representing leading sectors. The headlining M&A story of the year—so far– is the Foxconn-Sharp merger penned at the beginning of April, but which began in 2012. The seesaw story of Sharp’s financial troubles plagued the company for…

Do OLEDs Have a Future in Solid State Lighting?

Organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology holds a lot of promise for mobile devices which are only going to proliferate in both the business and consumer markets. OLED, which is used for displays, uses very little power, can be applied to flexible substrates such as plastic, doesn’t wash out in bright sunlight and needs no…