QNA Technology raises $4 million, prepares to go public on ASO NewConnect

Poland-based QNA Technology, a quantum dots developer and producer, raised $4 million in its latest financing round,and the company is now preparing to apply for a listing at the Polish ASO NewConnect stock exchange for early stage companies.

QNA was established in 2016, and is focused on blue light (400-490 nm) emitting, heavy metal-free quantum dots. The company optimizes its QDs for two applications: electroluminescence display devices (QD-EL) and for microLED displays devices based on UV microLEDs.

Read the full story Posted: Aug 04,2023

Sharp launches its first QD-OLED TV, the AQUOS FS1

Sharp announced its first QD-OLED TV, the AQUOS FS1 series. Available in 55-inch and 65-inch 4K models, the the FS1 is based on Samsung's QD-OLED panels.


The FS1 uses Sharp's Medalist S4X AI image processing engine, 11 speakers 85W sound system (ARSS+), Dolby Atmos and Google TV platform. The TVs will ship by September 2023.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 26,2023

China-based Red Magic announces a 49" curved QD-OLED gaming monitor

China-based Red Magic announced a new gaming monitor, based on a 49-inch QD-OLED panel (produced by Samsung Display). The Magic Realm full specification is a 49" 240Hz 5120x1440 curved (1800R) display, and it offers FREE-SNYC and G-SYNC compatibility and built-in 5W speakers.-

Magic Realmy by Red Magic

Red Magic did not yet reveal the price or release date of its QD-OLED Monitor.

Read the full story Posted: Jul 06,2023

Canon announces new quantom-dot inks tailored for next-gen display applications

Canon announced that it has developed new perovskite quantum-dot inks for use in next-generation displays, with improved durability and potential for application in high-image-quality displays.

Canon develops perovskite quantum-dot inks image

Canon's new perovskite quantum-dot inks are cadmium free, and thanks for Canon's proprietary technologies, the QDs feature protective shell that enables high lifetime and efficiency. Canon's QDs are about 20% more efficient in light converstion compared to standard QDs, and cover 94.4% of the BT.2020 color gamut - higher than regular InP quantum-dot inks (that usually cover around 88% of the same color gamut).

Read the full story Posted: Jun 01,2023

Samsung Display shows its latest QD-OLED displays at Display Week 2023

Samsung Display demonstrated its latest QD-OLED displays, in TV format (77-inch) and also in monitor formats. SDC's QD-OLED panel display won the SID Display of the Year award, and is indeed an impressive display. The company's latest QD-OLED panels offer new OLED materials, new optimized algorithms, and a maximum brightness of over 2,000 nits.

Besides the 77-inch TV, Samsung also showed 34-inch QD-OLED monitors, and 49-inch QD-OLED monitors with a ultra-wide aspect ratio (32:9).

Read the full story Posted: May 28,2023

Acer launches a 34" curved QD-OLED gaming monitor

Acer revealed its latest gaming monitor, the Predator X34 V. The monitor is based on a 34" 175Hz 3440 x 1440 curved QD-OLED panel, and it offers a 0.1 ms Gray-to-Gray response time, peak brightness of 1,000 nits, AMD FreeSync Premium comparability and VRR. 

Acer Predator X34 V

The Predator X34 V will ship in November 2023, for $1,299.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 25,2023

Samsung developed an all-printed 12.4" 182 PPI EL-QD display

Researchers from Samsung Display, led by Changhee Lee, developed an all-inkjet-printed 12.4" full color 182 PPI EL-QD display, that offers improved performance.

The researchers say that by controlling carrier transport properties and charge balance through ligand exchange in QDs and ZnMgO surface, they were able to create this display that has a potential for low cost and material-consumption-efficient display manufacturing. The researchers will disclose the paper at SID Displayweek 2023 next week.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 21,2023