Today, at Samsung’s press conference at CES 2016, Samsung announced its new flagship TV: quantum dot TV KS9500 series. Samsung claims, “Samsung’s 2016 SUHD TVs offer unparalleled picture quality with Quantum dot display, the world’s first bezel-less curved design…”
As we covered before, when Samsung unveiled its SUHD TV at CES last year, Samsung called it “nano-crystal” technology. Today, Samsung clearly said “quantum dot display” in its press release.
Figure. Samsung’s 2016 Quantum dot TV
Samsung manufactured the Cadmium-free quantum dot in house, while with license from Nanosys Inc.
Figure 1. Flexible OLED display industry ecosystem with over 180 companies and research institutes
Source: Touch Display Research.
We’ll see Quantum Dot displays from most OEMs at CES 2016. In the “Quantum Dot Display and Lighting Technologies and Market Forecast 2015 Report” Second Edition, Touch Display Research forecasts that the quantum dot display and lighting component market will surpass $2 billion by 2016 and reach $10.6 billion by 2025. This report profiles over sixty companies working on quantum dot materials and quantum dot components.
Figure 2. AUO’s 85” quantum dot TV with 3M and Nanosys’ QDEF
Photo by: Touch Display Research
Augmented reality and virtual reality with touch and touchless sensors. In the newly published “Touchless Human-Machine Interaction Sensor Market 2015 Report,” Second Edition, Touch Display Research forecast gesture control, voice recognition, and other Touchless HMI sensor market will reach $44 Billion by 2021.
Figure 3. Touchless HMI Sensor Technologies and Companies
Source: Touch Display Research
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