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Topic: micro-LED

Apple meets with Taiwanese firms about Mini and Micro LED display tech

08/30/2018, 10:08 am

Representatives for Apple recently met with two Taiwanese display makers to talk about Mini and Micro LED technology, which could potentially be used in future iPhones and Apple Watches.

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Sloppy report depicts Apple as struggling with LG as an alternative to Samsung OLEDs on new iPhones

04/20/2018, 10:04 am

A new report claiming to understand Apple's supply chain has asserted that LG screens might be facing development issues as a second source for OLED displays on upcoming iPhones, based on Apple's higher than normal scrutiny of LG prototypes--and then strangely claims this issue is driving iPhone X prices so high that "some" are not buying it.

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Apple in talks with PlayNitride to secure MicroLED supply for Apple Watch

04/05/2018, 10:04 am

Apple may be preparing to add Taiwanese firm PlayNitride to its partners on what appears to be a growing MicroLED initiative for future devices, according to a recent report.

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MicroLED vs. TFT and OLED: Why Apple is interested in new display tech for future iPhone or Apple Watch

04/04/2018, 01:04 pm

Reports suggest that Apple is getting closer to implementing MicroLED in its future product releases, including the Apple Watch, with the display technology potentially offering a number of benefits compared to other methods. AppleInsider explains how the current TFT and OLED display technologies work, and how MicroLED differs.

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Apple and TSMC starting Apple Watch MicroLED display mass production later this year

04/03/2018, 07:04 am

Apple's work on developing MicroLED panels is slowly nearing mass production, according to the report, by partnering with TSMC to manufacture small panels for use in the Apple Watch and the rumored AR wearable device, potentially starting later this year.

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Apple developing MicroLED tech at secret facility, likely to debut in Apple Watch

03/19/2018, 01:03 am

Apple is reportedly developing MicroLED screen technology at a secret engineering and manufacturing facility located 15 minutes from Apple Park, with the tech expected to debut in future devices as a potential replacement for OLED panels currently supplied by Samsung.

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Apple engineers to lead talks on AR, VR, Micro LED & other topics at May's Display Week

03/12/2018, 05:03 pm

Several Apple engineers will be hosting talks at this year's Display Week, running from May 20 to May 25 in Los Angeles.

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Apple said to downsize Micro LED R&D in Taiwan, may be shifting focus to US

11/20/2017, 10:11 am

Apple has allegedly shrunk the workforce behind its Micro LED R&D efforts in Longtan, Taiwan, as a result of slow progress with the mass transfer of Micro LED chips onto receiver substrates -- though the company still appears committed to adopting the display technology on future products.

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Apple's investment in micro LED predicted to lead to future Apple Watch with longer battery life

10/03/2017, 10:10 am

Apple's moves in the space, plus supply chain reports both suggest that the upcoming micro LED display technology is an obvious choice for a future Apple Watch -- with recent production equipment breakthroughs suggesting that Apple's purchase of LuxVue in 2014 will bear fruit sooner rather than later.

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Apple may use Micro LED in wearables 'as soon as 2018'

06/07/2017, 05:06 pm

Apple may adopt Micro LED displays for wearables like the Apple Watch as soon as next year, according to a report.

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Apple rumored to have ordered small batch of Micro LED screens for testing

05/24/2017, 10:05 am

A supply chain report suggests that Apple is already looking beyond OLED for future products, with the company said to be taking steps for trial production of Micro LED screens in the second half of 2017.

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New Apple patent backs company's interest in micro-LED for future devices

06/28/2016, 11:06 am

An Apple patent application published on Tuesday backs the company's apparent interest in using micro-LED technology in future products, one possibility being the Apple Watch.

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Rumor: Apple developing power-efficient micro-LED panels for 2017 Apple Watch

06/24/2016, 08:06 am

While this year's Apple Watch upgrade is expected to feature largely the same OLED display as its predecessor, the wearable smartwatch could see a major overhaul next year, with Apple said to be investigating micro LED technology for a future model.

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New Apple wearable display patent may point to future Apple Watch generations

06/09/2016, 11:06 am

An Apple patent application published on Thursday suggests the company is interested in flexible, wearable displays, possibly with a future incarnation of the Apple Watch in mind.

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Apple-owned micro-LED display technology earns high praise, seen as potential OLED replacement

07/27/2015, 02:07 pm

Before Apple acquired low-power display maker LuxVue, micro-LED technology was relatively unknown. But now the display industry is paying close attention, and one expert believes micro-LED could disrupt current LCD screens, as well as OLED displays like on the Apple Watch.

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Apple acquires LuxVue, a power-efficient micro-LED display maker - report [update: confirmed]

05/02/2014, 03:05 pm

Apple is said to have bought low-power micro-LED maker LuxVue Technology, a deal that could lead to better and more power efficient displays in future devices from the company.

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