Fingerprint full-screen smart phones begin to compete

2018년 August 13일
Chinese set makers have begun to launch smart phones with optical front fingerprint recognition. The Galaxy S10, which will be released next year by Samsung Electronics, is being watched for the adoption of ultrasonic full-screen fingerprint recognition. LG Display is also developing a display with front fingerprint recognition.

전면지문인식 풀스크린 스마트폰 경쟁 시작

2018년 August 9일
전면 지문인식은 크게 광학식과 초음파식이 검토되고 있다. 광학식은 가격이 저렴하고 양산에 용이하지만, 센서가 OLED panel 하부에 위치해야 하므로 OLED 기판이 투명해야한다. 따라서 glass를 기판으로 사용하는rigid OLED에는 적용이 가능하지만 유색PI를 기판으로 사용하는 flexible OLED에는 적용이 어려운 상황이다. 초음파식은 정확성과 내구성이 가장 안정적이지만 제조가격이 비싸다는 단점이 있다.

Samsung Electronics, Display Business division’s operating profit in the second quarter of 2018 was KRW 140 billion.

2018년 August 3일
Samsung Electronics announced its sales of KRW 58.48 trillion and operating profit of KRW 14.87 trillion through the earnings conference call of the second quarter, 2018 on July 31. Its sales decreased by 4% YoY and the operating profit increased by KRW 800 billion. Sales decreased 3% QoQ and operating profit fell by KRW 800 billion QoQ.

LG Display, Showed OLED lighting for unmarried mothers

2018년 August 3일
LG Display delivered 30 OLED lighting units, made by its employee volunteers, and baby products to 30 unmarried mothers. This volunteer activity was carried out by the talent services of OLED lighting employees. OLED lighting business division donated 30 flexible OLED lighting panels, and the product planning team customized the lightings for breastfeeding for unwed mothers

Samsung Electronics, 2018년 2분기 디스플레이 사업 영업이익 1,400억원 기록

2018년 August 2일
Samsung Electronics에 따르면, 디스플레이 패널 사업은 flexible OLED 패널 수요 둔화와 LCD TV 패널 판매 감소로 실적이 감소하며 매출 5조 6,700억원, 영업이익 1,400억원을 기록했다. OLED 부문은 rigid OLED 가동률이 개선되었음에도 불구하고, flexible 제품 수요 약세가 지속돼 전분기 대비 실적이 감소했다

LG디스플레이, 미혼모를 위한 OLED조명 밝혀

2018년 July 31일
LG디스플레이가 30일, 미혼모 30명에게 임직원 봉사자들이 직접 제작한 OLED조명등과 아기 용품을 전달했다.이번 봉사활동은 OLED조명담당 임직원들의 재능봉사로 진행됐다. OLED조명사업사업담당에서 플렉서블OLED조명패널 30개를 기증하고 상품기획팀에서 미혼모의 수유등을 맞춤 디자인했다.

FlexiGO, developed the durability test equipment capable of accurate evaluation for foldable materials

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2018년 July 17일
With the recent announcement that Samsung Electronics and Huawei are aiming to launch smart phones with foldable OLED, folder-type smartphones are drawing attention. Display companies are converting glass materials used in the existing substrates and cover windows into plastic materials. Consequently, the durability of plastic materials is becoming an important issue.

8K OLED TV, Can we see it in the second half of the year?

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2018년 July 16일
Sharp has already started selling 8K LCD TVs for the first time in the world since last year. Samsung Electronics showcased 8K TV at CES earlier this year, and will launch 8 K QLED (QD-LCD) products in the second half of the year. In the OLED camp, LG Display exhibited 88inch 8K OLED TV at CES,