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Google Glass OLED Samsung display tipped for consumer model

Google Glass OLED Samsung display tipped for consumer model

Google's consumer version of Glass will use Samsung OLED displays, reports out of South Korea have claimed, with the possibility of flexible panels being used for the futuristic wearable. The deal follows Google CEO Larry Page recently visiting a Samsung Display OLED production line, The Korea Times reports, and heavy-handed hints by the screen division's CEO that wearables would figure highly in flexible OLED's future.

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Toshiba transparent light-up OLED makes for some crazy glasses

Toshiba transparent light-up OLED makes for some crazy glasses

They may look like the version of Google Glass for demons, but Toshiba's new OLED glasses are in fact more about lighting than wearables, and could even result in cameras that can illuminate subjects directly from their own lens. The Transmissive Single-sided Light Emission OLED Panel tech is Toshiba's star for SID 2013 this week, Tech-On reports, a new illumination system that allows an OLED screen to simultaneously give out light while being transparent.

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LG pips Samsung to market with 55-inch curved OLED TV

LG pips Samsung to market with 55-inch curved OLED TV

LG has revealed launch plans for its 55-inch curved OLED TV, the gently-flexed überset the company showed off back at CES in January. The LG 55EA9800 will go on sale in South Korea in the next month, though at a healthy premium over the standard, non-curved 55-inch OLED set the company has offered for a few months now.

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Samsung and Google chatted OLED partner potential spills VP

Samsung and Google chatted OLED partner potential spills VP

Samsung has hinted at a potential OLED partnership with Google, with chatter from within the company of a deal on OLED TVs after CEO Larry Page visited one of Samsung's South Korean OLED facilities. "During the meeting with the Google CEO, I proposed the expansion of our business partnership to him" Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jay-yong told The Korea Times, describing Page's reaction as showing "interest in our OLED business."

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LG’s first flexible OLED phone due before the year is out

LG’s first flexible OLED phone due before the year is out

LG plans to launch a flexible OLED smartphone before the end of the year, the company's VP of mobile has confirmed, though it's unclear to what extent the work-in-progress handset will actually flex. The OLED panel in question is the handiwork of LG Display according to VP of LG mobile Yoon Bu-hyun, the WSJ reports, with the proposed device set to launch sometime in Q4.

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Samsung’s offices searched by Seoul police over possible technology theft

Samsung’s offices searched by Seoul police over possible technology theft

It's no secret that Samsung and LG have been less than enthused with each other in recent months, with Samsung having sought an injunction against the latter company last year. The competitors aren't calling a truce any time soon, and it seems things might have jumped a notch, with Samsung's display business's office in Korea being searched by Seoul police yesterday over possible tech theft.

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LG invests $655 million to ramp up OLED production

LG invests $655 million to ramp up OLED production

We saw LG's newest OLED HDTV televisions at CES last month, and we were certainly impressed. However, the price tag wasn't really in our range, and limited availability severely diminished the chances of even owning one in the first place, but LG Display has announced they're investing $655 million to put the new televisions in mass production next year.

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Apple hires former LG OLED expert

Apple hires former LG OLED expert

In what seems like an effort to make the transition to OLED displays, Apple has hired OLED expert Dr. Lee Jeung-Jil from LG. Lee was a senior researcher of OLED screen technology at LG Display, and also worked with Samsung in the past. It seems that Apple will use Lee's expertise to develop and manufacturer OLED displays for future products.

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Will 4K and OLED Scuttle the Apple TV’s Chance of Success?

Will 4K and OLED Scuttle the Apple TV’s Chance of Success?

The Apple television has been rumored for years now. And every chance a media person gets, they ask Apple CEO Tim Cook what his plans are for that device. Will Apple launch a television? When will the television launch? What sort of features will the television boast? These are all questions he has been posed – and dodged in one form or another.

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Samsung Display brags of exceeding 300 million OLED panels produced

Samsung Display brags of exceeding 300 million OLED panels produced

OLED technology has found its way into a number of products since it was invented. We've seen a few TVs that use OLED screens, but the incredibly high cost of TVs using the technology has kept them from the mainstream. The more common place to find OLED technology is in the mobile device market with digital cameras, smartphones, and other devices.

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Panasonic shows off 56-inch 4K2K UHD OLED panel using all-printing construction

Panasonic shows off 56-inch 4K2K UHD OLED panel using all-printing construction

Panasonic is showing off a new 4K2K OLED panel for TVs measuring 56-inches at CES 2013. The panel has a native resolution of 3840 x 2160. Panasonic says that it is the world's largest OLED panel produced through the RGB all-printing method.

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It’s LG versus Samsung in the curved OLED TV wars

It’s LG versus Samsung in the curved OLED TV wars

OLED TV? Meh, that's already passé: if you want to hang with the cool kids, you need a curved OLED else they won't let you into their treehouse. Both LG and Samsung wheeled out flexed OLED panels at scales suited to your living room at CES this year, showing off their skills at twisting organic light-emitting diodes and each claiming to be the first to do it.

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