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  • First flexible OLEDs from PI-SCALE pilot line
    November 30, 2016
      If you missed your chance to take part in the PI-SCALE Hands-on workshop during GLOW Festival in Eindhoven on 15th November and see the first pilot line demonstrators of flexible OLEDs displayed there, you could fly to Fukuoka, Japan from 7th – 9th December for the IDW 2016 – 23rd ...
  • Indulge your passion for wine with new WiNEOLED lamp
    November 24, 2016
    If you are a wine lover, whether an amateur or a professional, you might be interested in taking a closer look at the WiNEOLED lamp launched by Italy-based DesLabs. It is characterized by a unique design made of natural acrylic stone HI-MACS®, illuminated by the cutting-edge OLED technology and equipped ...
  • Fraunhofer FEP’s new energy – saving OLED microdisplays
    November 24, 2016
    Data glasses offer considerable benefits not only for industry, but also for private clients and athletes. Imagine a jogger who could use the data glasses to check his/her heart rate instead of having to look at the jiggling smartphone display all the time, or a mountain biker who could follow ...
  • Day of Photonics
    October 21, 2016
      Did you know that the October 21th is celebrated worldwide as a DAY OF PHOTONICS which commemorates the date when the General Conference of Weights and Measures adopted the value of 299,792.458 km/s for the speed of light in 1983? Different activities and discussions are organized around the world by ...
  • Holst Centre’s alternative to plastic and metal substrates
    October 5, 2016
    There you have it now, the first ever ceramic-based, large-area flexible OLED prototype created by Holst Centre and American ultra-thin ceramics supplier ENrG Inc. Researches at Holst Centre point out that ceramic is a valuable alternative to other currently used substrates, such as plastic or metal, because of its intrinsic moisture ...
  • A world of opportunities for FhG FEP’s OLED mictrodisplays
    September 19, 2016
    The bi-directional full color OLED microdisplays, developed by Fraunhofer FEP, have been integrated into eye-controlled augmented-reality smart glasses under the FAIR project, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Applications range from communications and entertainment platform for ALS patients to calibration of pressure regulators in production ...
  • OLEDs to blame for the Cadillac Escala’s ‘’sinister look’’
    September 6, 2016
           OLEDs are steadily conquering the car industry as shown at the Escala Concept’s debut in California last August. The Escala concept car, previewing the design and technical ideas which will appear on production models soon, includes flexible OLED panels internally and externally. OLEDs are thinner and set deep within ...
  • Promising prospects for OLEDs in light therapy
    August 25, 2016
      According to the latest news coming from Fraunhofer FEP there is a strong potential for OLEDs to be used in the medical field, such as light therapy. For the first time at the Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP a cytocompatibility study set out to ...
  • OLED opportunities and other printed electronic devices
    June 2, 2016
    Did you know that OLEDs can be used in medical devices to reverse the effects of eye diseases that cause blindness? Researchers are already doing extensive clinical trials with prototypes of OLED – based ‘’sleep mask’’ produced at CPI. If this proves useful, it will be the world’s first non-invasive ...
  • Fraunhofer FEP to present a new type of OLED at AIMCAL 2016
    May 9, 2016
    Not only have the organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) been applied to flexible ultra-thin glass, but they have also been successfully encapsulated using an additional thin glass layer in a single roll-to-roll manufacturing step by Fraunhofer FEP in collaboration with tesa SE. The encapsulating glass is subsequently covered by a high-performance ...