The focus right now is on producing better pixels, not just more pixels. I can see that the improved color movement has legs…. You’re going to see more products, so this is not just a short-term thing.
— Paul Gagnon, DisplaySearch
Samsung highlights the brightness, contrast and color benefits of the Quantum Dot technology in their SUHD TVs at CES 2015

Samsung highlights the brightness, contrast and color benefits of the Quantum Dot technology in their SUHD TVs at CES 2015

If you’ve been paying attention to the market for TVs over the last few months, and especially during CES this week, you’ve been hearing a lot about 4K and 8K. But the real action today, and going forward, is in quantum dots.

Known alternately as QDots or nanocrystals, quantum dots are the foundation behind what is expected to be one of the biggest sea changes in the television market over the next few years.

A lighting technology that has been around since the 1990s, quantum dots have only recently started to gain currency with TV makers. But they may soon be the hottest thing in the high-end TV market given that they offer lower costs, higher energy efficiency, and better colors than competing technologies, experts say

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