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LG Chem Acquires DuPont’s Tech for Soluble OLEDs

LG Chem Acquires DuPont’s Tech for Soluble OLEDs

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Chem Ltd., South Korea’s leading chemicals maker, said Tuesday that it has acquired a key technology and related assets from global high-tech chemical firm DuPont for next-generation soluble organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). Under the deal, LG Chem acquired DuPont’s technologies and patents for soluble OLEDs as well as [...]

Samsung Seeks Shift to Full Screen in New Smartphones

Samsung Seeks Shift to Full Screen in New Smartphones

SEOUL, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will push to put cameras and sensors beneath the screens of smartphones to create “perfect full-screen” devices. The South Korean tech giant said its Infinity-O Display, used in Galaxy S10, is a “milestone” for its display technology, although going forward it will showcase [...]

LGD Pitches Superiority of OLED over Rival’s Competing Panel

LGD Pitches Superiority of OLED over Rival’s Competing Panel

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Display took a jab at industry rival Samsung Electronics on Thursday by arguing in favor of the superiority of its OLED panel over LCD. Kang In-byeong, the company’s chief technology officer, emphasized the fundamental difference between organic light-emitting diode (OLED) and liquid crystal display (LCD) panels during a [...]

QLED TV Sales Outpace OLED Editions in 2018

QLED TV Sales Outpace OLED Editions in 2018

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics is estimated to have sold 1.08 million quantum dot light-emitting diode (QLED) TVs last year that saw the premium segment outpace organic LED (OLED) sales, the latest market analysis showed Thursday. According to IHS Markit, 2.68 million QLED TVs were sold worldwide in 2018, more than the [...]

Samsung Display’s ‘Unbreakable’ Display Certified in U.S.

Samsung Display’s ‘Unbreakable’ Display Certified in U.S.

SEOUL, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Display Co. said Thursday its unbreakable smartphone panel has been certified in the United States, claiming it can be applied on various devices from smartphones to military equipment. The display maker, under tech giant Samsung Electronics Co., said the unbreakable panel was approved by Underwriters Laboratories, an official [...]

Samsung, LG Vying for Bigger Share of Premium TV Market

Samsung, LG Vying for Bigger Share of Premium TV Market

SEOUL, Mar. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc., the world’s top-two TV makers, are staging a pitched battle to clinch a bigger slice of the global high-end TV market, which has been fast growing in recent years, industry sources Thursday. In an extravagant showcase event in New York, global tech [...]