This week, the event called Display Week is taking place in California. Manufacturers from all over the world will gather to show their developments in the field of displays. One of the main headliners of the event is Samsung. Its division, which develops displays and new technologies in this industry, announced that it would show a stretchable OLED display at the event.
In fact, this kind is the most advanced among all flexible displays and that’s the main peculiarity of this technology. According to company’s representatives, all existing flexible OLED displays can bend only one way while the new Samsung OLED panels can twist, curve and bend in both directions. It means that in the nearest future we might finally see a Samsung flexible phone.
The stretchable panel has a diagonal of 9.1 inches and can be stretched by 12mm while maintaining a high resolution. In the future, this technology can be used in portable electronics, automotive industry, AI and IoT (Internet of Things). By the way, analysts from IHS said that when this technology enters the market technology, the sales of such displays would increase to $15.7 billion by 2020. Currently, this figure is at around $5.3 billion.
Lastly, that’s not the only novelty that Samsung is about to present. The company will also unveil a 1.96-inch UHD LCD display with 2250ppi density. The displays with similar pixel density have a great future in virtual and augmented reality. In addition, the company will also showcase a 3D display where the placement of objects depends on the placement of the user’s eyes.
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