September 2, 2016
Today is the first day of IFA 2016 exhibition taking place in Berlin. Samsung created a stunning booth with Quantum Dot (QD) technology based on dozens of SUHD TVs.
Figure: Samsung booth with QD TVs at IFA 2016
Photo source: Samsung
At the Samsung’s press conference yesterday, Samsung announced their new 19 models of Quantum Dot SUHD TVs—the broadest SUHD lineup Europe has ever seen. Samsung also unveiled the world’s first curved Quantum Dot PC monitors available in 24 inches and 27 inches.
At the Samsung’s press conference, Mr. Jason Hartlove, President & CEO of Nanosys joined Samsung’s Video Display Europe Vice President Mr. Michael Zoeller on stage as a guest speaker. Mr. Hartlove revealed Quantum dot is among the most stable and reliable display materials available anywhere on the planet, enabling superior performance and more environmentally-friendly displays with an extraordinary lifespan. Such is the company’s confidence in the reliability of Quantum dot, Samsung announced a new 10-year warranty for its SUHD TVs with Quantum dot display, protecting consumers against the effects of burn-in for an entire decade.
Figure 2. Samsung and Nanosys at the press conference stage
Photo source: Nanosys
In the recently published “Quantum Dot 2016 Report (Third Edition),” Touch Display Research surveyed many quantum dot suppliers, display manufacturers and OEMs, and analyzed and forecasted the quantum dot display component market with detail of material type and form factor. This report profiles over 80 companies working on quantum dot materials and quantum dot components. Touch Display Research forecasts the overall QD display component and lighting and QLED market will surpass $2 billion by 2017, and reach $10.8 billion by 2026.
Figure 2. Quantum dot component for display and lighting market forecast
Source: Touch Display Research, Quantum dot 2016 report
Thanks for reading,
Dr. Jennifer Colegrove and team