Digitimes Research: Korea makers to mass produce transparent OLED displays in 2016

Ricky Tu, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei 0

Korea panel makers have plans to mass produce 55-inch and above size transparent OLED displays from 2016 into 2017, according to Digitimes Research.

Samsung Display aims to produce 55-inch transparent OLED displays in 2016 while LG Display will follow in 2017 with 60-inch transparent, flexible Ultra HD (4K) units.

The Korea makers believe OLED will be able to achieve higher transparency despite higher costs compared with LCD but those are expected to come down over the next few years.

There are two main types of transparent displays - see through and projected type - that makers are developing in addition to active and passive luminosity types for both OLED and LCDs, said Digitimes Research.