Next Level OLEDs: LG Showcases 55 Inches Wide &1/400 Inch Thick ‘Wallpaper’ TV
LG has introduced an extraordinary combination of width and thickness in its “wallpaper” proof-of-concept television. The 55 inches wide panel of the aforesaid uncanny OLED is 0.97mm (four-hundredths of an inch) thick.
The TV can be fixed on a wall using accompanying magnetic mat. 1.9 kilograms ‘heavy’ device can easily be attached to the wall with pair of hands and can be removed with the same ease.
The concept was shared during LG’s Tuesday event in Seoul which was basically scheduled to reveal company’s future plans. The screen-making subsidiary of LG announced that it will focus on OLED technology
“OLED represents a groundbreaking technology[,]’ not only for the company, but also for the industry,” Dailymail quoted the head of LG Display’s OLED business unit, Sang-Deog Yeo, as saying.
The company boasted of its pioneering role in mass production of large-screen OLEDs for televisions, and vowed that despite difficult circumstances, it will continue its production. The firm told that its OLEDs yield has reached to 80 percent.
The electronics giant expressed its confidence for selling 600,000 OLED TV panels this year and 1.5 million next year.
“We should be able to supply a satisfactory volume to our clients from July or August, which means we’re hoping to buckle down production as well as promotion from the third quarter,” Sang-Deog Yeo told the reporters present at the event.
During the event, LG shared, with the attendees, what “the father of OLED” had said at the press event. Ching W. Tang, a professor at the University of Rochester in New York, said that OLEDS’s will take not less than 5-10 years to outplace and outshine LCDs.
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