Category Archives: microLED

Kopin Announces Multiyear Development Agreement with a Leading Japanese Company for Full-color LED Microdisplays on Silicon

Superbright 2K X 2K 1”-Diagonal Full-Color LED Microdisplay For Augmented and Mixed Reality Applications  WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – July 15, 2021 – Kopin® Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN), a leading developer and provider of high-resolution AMLCD, LCOS and OLED microdisplays and display subassemblies announced today it has signed a multiyear agreement with a leading Japanese electronics Company that […]

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A Conversation with Kopin’s John Fan, Early Innovator in microLEDs

Chris: I recently learned that you were one of the inventors of the monolithic microLED process with patents dating back to the early 1990s. The approach that most of the companies currently working on microLED microdisplays are bonding an LED wafer to a silicon wafer using a process that is similar to the one Kopin patented […]

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Compound Photonics’ NOVA Display Drive Architecture Solves Critical Power and Latency Challenges for AR Integration

Chandler, Arizona, USA, June 11th , 2020 – Compound Photonics US Corporation (CP), a leading provider of compact high-resolution microdisplay solutions for Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) applications, today, announced multiple customer validations of its NOVA display drive architecture, an innovative software-defined platform, currently implemented in both of CP’s microLED and LCoS display […]

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These are the next generation TV technologies you’ll be able to buy very soon (part 1)

The drive for 8K continues unabated, but these new technologies offer a lot more advantages than just resolution, and you’ll be able to purchase televisions that use some of them later this year. 8K was clearly a high-profile TV trend at CES 2020 but fuelling TV advancements are several underlying display technologies that will continue […]

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Samsung Reveals Much at First Look Event Prior to CES 2020

Samsung ran their First Look event at Ceasar’s just prior to the opening of CES and offer a cornucopia of technology news – some to be expected and some surprises too. Here is a quick summary of first impressions from the First Look event. Jong-hee Han, President of Visual Displays at Samsung Electronics opened the […]

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MiniLED and MicroLEDs at Touch Taiwan

At least three companies will be at Touch Taiwan to showcase new miniLED and microLED devices: AUO, Innolux and Lextar.  Here’s a summary of what each expects to show.  Most of the miniLED activity is focused on backlights for improved performance or direct-view applications, while the microLED efforts are direct-view displays. AUO says they will […]

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A Different Way of Looking at LED Developments

When considering the trends in LEDs, we often divide our discussion in to categories like microLED, miniLED and Narrow Pixel Pitch (NPP) LED. Let me throw out the idea of discussing trends based upon the final display backplane technology. The four categories I suggest are silicon, transparent, PCB (printed circuit board) and flexible. Below are […]

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A Visit to Plessey Semiconductor

Who is Plessey Semiconductor, you may ask? This does not sound like a display company, but it is.  Based in Plymouth, UK, Plessey Semiconductor is developing wafer-scale microLEDs ideally suited for AR, VR and HUD applications, but with the right mass-transfer technique, may also be suitable for larger, direct-view displays as well.  On a recent […]

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