Taipei, Saturday, November 18, 2017 23:51 (GMT+8)
cloudy
Taipei
17°C
FPD International 2008: Samsung SDI captures attention with AMOLED technology
Max Wang, Yokohama; Yvonne Yu, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 4 November 2008]

At the recently concluded FPD International 2008 in Japan, one of the more interesting exhibitors was Samsung SDI, which was showcasing several new panel technologies at the show.

In the PDP segment, Samsung SDI was highlighting its 58-inch 3D PDP technology. Samsung SDI also indicated that its 50-, 58-, and 63-inch full HD PDP and 42- and 50-inch HD PDP can feature built-in 3D technology, as well as a refresh rate of 120Hz and a 3mm response time.

In the AMOLED segment, Samsung SDI exhibited a 40-inch AMOLED TV that the company claimed was the largest AMOLED TV worldwide. The company was also exhibiting AMOLED TVs sized at 31-inches and 14-inches. Samsung SDI also had a 6.5-inch flexible AMOLED panel and a 4-inch AMOLED panel with a thickness of only 0.05mm. The panel had WQVGA resolution, and 100,000:1 contrast ratio.

In addition, a transparent display which can be use as a window pane was also displayed by the company.

Samsung SDI largest 40-inch AMOLED TV

Samsung SDI's 40-inch AMOLED panel.
Photo: Max Wang

Samsung's largest 40-inch AMOLED TV

Samsung SDI's largest 40-inch AMOLED TV.
Photo: Max Wang.

Samsung SDI's 3D PDP Technology

Samsung's 3D PDP Technology.Photo: Max Wang.

Samsung SDI's transparent display

Samsung SDI's transparent display.
Photo: Max Wang.

UMC
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020
Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.