INCJ, Japan-Display , Sony and Panasonic are ready to announce the establishment of JOLED Inc. A new japanese company in organic light-emitting diode display panels!
Innovation Network Corporation of Japan or INCJ, Japan Display, Sony and Panasonic ramp up a new company named “JOLED”. This company has to integrate Sony and Panasonic R&D functions for OLED Displays. The goal is to accelerate the development of AMOLED Displays. JOLED start their work in January 2015 and JOLED plans to focus primarily on development of small and medium-size OLED displays for use in tablets, smartphones, mobile PCs, and signage, where the unique features of OLED, including lightness/thinness and flexibility.
JOLED plans also to introduce flexible displays for wearable devices.
INCJ and JDI will respectively hold 75% and 15% of the voting rights in JOLED, and Sony and Panasonic will each hold 5%. The new company want to ramp up also a pilot manufacturing plant when they are ready for commercialiazation. Sony and Panasonic R&D OLED technology is a big advantages.
Panasonic has their technology for OLED production, transparent amorphous oxide semiconductors, and flexible display technology. Sony has their Super Top Emission WRGB OLED. In addition, JOLED plans to take advantage of JDI’s wide-ranging portfolio of display technologies. JOLED’s aim is to become the leader in the global OLED display market, at the moment is this Samsung Display.
JOLED plans no large OLED-Tv Panels so it is possible that Sony and Panasonic want to introduce their own brand OLED-Television devices with LG-Display panels. Or JOLED is planning also OLED-Tv? In the sheet we see some picture of the printed 4K OLED-Tv from Panasonic at the CES-2014.
On 25.May 2014 we reported about this: Panasonic plan to sell OLED business to Japan Display
Japan Display OLED:
The company developed a 5.2 inch FULL HD OLED Display for the smartphone market. The new line can produce 4.000 sheets per month on a glass substrate 9.2 cm x 7.3 cm and is now ready to produce samples.Display technology White OLED
Diagonal size: 5.2-inch (13cm)
Resolution:1,080(H) x 1,920 (V) pixels
RGBW sub-pixel arrangement
Pixel density 423ppi