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Ortus Technologies Full HD 4.8-inch display makes Retina Display look low-res

Ortus Technologies Full HD 4.8-inch display makes Retina Display look low-res

There's plenty of argument over what distance you should be sitting from an HDTV in order to make the most of Full HD resolution, so we can only imagine the heated debate over Ortus Technology's new Full HD MID-scale panel.  The 4.8-inch display runs at 1920 x 1080 resolution for a whopping 458 pixels per inch; in contrast, Apple's lauded Retina Display manages a "mere" 326 ppi.

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Nemoptic bankrupt before dual-mode BiNem/OLED displays catch on

Nemoptic bankrupt before dual-mode BiNem/OLED displays catch on

Only yesterday we were marvelling at Nemoptic's dual-mode BiNem/OLED display technology; now we find out the company has declared bankruptcy.  Actualitte suggests that Nemoptic had left too little time for new investors to step in, leaving them around three million euros in debt and with no buyer for their bistable epaper displays.

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Nemoptic OLED/BiNem combo display gets video demo

Nemoptic OLED/BiNem combo display gets video demo

Tablets and ereaders could get all the more interesting in future, if Nemoptic can find buyers for their interesting dual-mode displays.  The latest model - a video demo of which is after the cut - combines a bistable, grayscale BiNems panel with a color OLED panel, creating a screen capable of showing both outdoor-viewable text and images as well as color video.

Video demo after the cut

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Sony Ericsson LiveView priced, dated & FCC approved

Sony Ericsson LiveView priced, dated & FCC approved

Sony Ericsson's LiveView Bluetooth wireless display for Android smartphones has cleared the FCC and found itself a price.  Announced two weeks ago, the LiveView is a 1.3-inch 128 x 128 color OLED display that can show incoming caller ID, SMS previews and more; according to Le Journal du Geek it will arrive in November 2010 priced at €69 ($96).

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Toshiba Halts OLED Production, Focuses on LCD Instead

Toshiba Halts OLED Production, Focuses on LCD Instead

For the most part, Samsung has a pretty big stake in the OLED manufacturing market. Other companies, like HTC for example, have depended upon them to manufacture displays for their high-end smartphones, like the Droid Incredible for Verizon. But there are other manufacturers out there that take pride in OLED distribution, like Toshiba. However, that's all about to change, as the company believes that there is still more of a focus on LCD displays, and have opted to stop production of OLED, and focus on LCD.

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Verizon’s dual-touch Samsung Continuum gets second outing

Verizon’s dual-touch Samsung Continuum gets second outing

We caught a glimpse of the Samsung Continuum SCH-i400 yesterday, but now the dual-touchscreen Verizon Android phone has leaked more comprehensively.  Android Central managed to snag some hands-on time with the Verizon Continuum, finding its main touchscreen to be considerably smaller than that of the Verizon Fascinate and its Ticker mini-touchscreen to work surprisingly well.

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Verizon Samsung Continuum SCH-i400 with OLED secondary display leaks

Verizon Samsung Continuum SCH-i400 with OLED secondary display leaks

Dual-display cellphones aren't anything like new, and neither are handsets that use OLED or even put two panels on the front of the phone.  However, we're still mustering some excitement about the Samsung Continuum SCH-i400, freshly leaked to Engadget and apparently headed to Verizon complete with Android and two displays, one called the "Ticker".

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Sony Ericsson LiveView is Bluetooth mini-display for Android 2.x phones [Video] [Updated]

Sony Ericsson LiveView is Bluetooth mini-display for Android 2.x phones [Video] [Updated]

Sony Ericsson has announced a micro-display for Android 2.x smartphones, the LiveView, with a 1.3-inch 128 x 128 color OLED screen.  Hooking up to your phone via Bluetooth (with a roughly 10m range) and intended to be left on your desk, clipped to your bag strap or even worn, watch-style, on a wristband, the Sony Ericsson LiveView can show SMS, RSS, Twitter and Facebook updates, and be used to control music playback.

Video demo after the cut, plus Updated with phone compatibility information

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Mitsubishi Diamond Vision Modular OLED TV Going on Sale September 21st,

Mitsubishi Diamond Vision Modular OLED TV Going on Sale September 21st,

Having a big TV in your house is one thing, but having a huge TV is quite another. This new set from Mitsubishi is coming in at least 100 inches, and you can't go any smaller than that. So, if you don't have yourself a home cinema room, then this thing's probably not for you. Unfortunately, while it is an OLED set, it may not be all that it's cracked up to be.

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Nikon COOLPIX S80 14.1MP camera gets OLED touchscreen

Nikon COOLPIX S80 14.1MP camera gets OLED touchscreen

Nikon's third and final new camera of the morning is the Nikon COOLPIX S80, a 14.1-megapixel point and shoot with a 5x optical zoom and a 3.5-inch OLED touchscreen for control and settings.  Just 16.5mm thick, the S80 records 720p HD video and you can even annotate and draw on top of stills.

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LG 31-inch OLED TV eyes-on [Video]

LG 31-inch OLED TV eyes-on [Video]

LG's 31-inch OLED TV may not be the biggest set at IFA 2010 this week, but it certainly stands a chance of being the brightest and most color-rich.  It's just 2.9mm thick, and uses an OLED panel capable of Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution with a contrast ratio LG reckon is infinite.

Video after the cut

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LG Display’s 31-Inch OLED TV Showcased at IFA 2010

LG Display’s 31-Inch OLED TV Showcased at IFA 2010

It was the middle of August when we brought your attention to LG's highly-anticipated 31-inch OLED TV. There was some speculation that the set would make an appearance at this year's IFA, and sure enough it looks like the company managed to sneak it in and put it on display for everyone to look at. Actually, just by looking at the image below, we can safely say that they put it out there for everyone to stare at.

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