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InformationDisplay: "The 800-Pound Gorilla in the Quantum-Dot Room"

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InformationDisplay: "The 800-Pound Gorilla in the Quantum-Dot Room"

Industry analyst Ken Werner, writing for SID’s InformationDisplay magazine, highlighted Nanosys Quantum Dot technology leadership in a review of exciting emissive display technology from the 2018 DisplayWeek show in Los Angeles. According to Ken,

“If you buy a quantum-dot or QD-enhanced LCD TV, it will have quantum dots made by or licensed by Nanosys. There are other quantum-dot companies operating in this industry – but for some reason those dots don’t appear in products any of us buy.

In its booth, Nanosys showed technology demos that included one for ink-jetted QD matrices to replace the matrix color filters used in current LCDs. Another showed early- stage electroluminescent QDs.

Also shown in the booth, and new to me… the Vizio P Series Quantum TV with Nanosys’s Hyperion QD film and 192 full-array local dimming zones delivered an impressive image.”

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Nanosys at OLEDs World Summit

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Nanosys at OLEDs World Summit

Quantum Dots are changing the way displays are made. Today, this unique nanomaterial is perfecting LCD displays, enabling a new generation of brighter, more efficient televisions with lifelike colors. This has given LCD technology an important edge as it battles new TV display entrants such as WOLED. What’s next for this novel nanotechnology?

Join Dr. Ruiqing Ma at the OLED World Summit 2018 on September 19, 2018 at 10:00am to learn about the evolving use of Quantum Dots for OLEDs and micro-LED displays, and how they are being developed as emitter materials for future printable electroluminescent displays.

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Display Daily: Media Turmoil and The Future of Displays

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Display Daily: Media Turmoil and The Future of Displays

Chris Chinnock writing for DisplayDaily and taking some time during to think big about how changing power dynamics in the media are driving new innovation throughout the display ecosystem. He identifies "realism" as a key trend for display technologies.

"I don’t think there is much doubt that the key trend in display technology is going to be realism. That is, many applications will strive to create a visual and auditory experience that will be very close to what we would perceive as real... higher resolution (8K and beyond), wider dynamic range (to 10K nits), a bigger color gamut (BT 2020 and beyond) will all be pushed forward. It’s going to happen. These technologies will not plateau."

Nanosys Quantum Dot technology is a key enabler of improved "realism" with BT.2020 color gamut, high dynamic range and even resolution.

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Hitachi Chemical: QDEF Adopted for VIZIO P Quantum TVs

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Hitachi Chemical: QDEF Adopted for VIZIO P Quantum TVs

Tokyo, Japan, August 6, 2018 Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. announces the adoption of its quantum dot film with a wider color gamut of liquid crystal displays for the new quantum dot “P-Series Quantum 65” 4K televisions (to be released in July 2018) produced by the American TV manufacturer VIZIO, Inc. This quantum dot film is designed to reduce the environmental load in accordance with the European Union’s Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive.

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The Vizio P Series Quantum has arrived

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The Vizio P Series Quantum has arrived

Our brand new lobby demo TV just arrived... take a little tour of the facility with us while we set it up and get a peek at the actual Quantum Dot materials used in the set! We think the 65 inch Vizio P Series Quantum looks amazing on our wall and it's a great showcase for the image quality benefits of our Quantum Dot technology.

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Acer Predator X27/ASUS RoG Swift PG27UQ Review Roundup

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Acer Predator X27/ASUS RoG Swift PG27UQ Review Roundup

ASUS and Acer both recently released their new 144hz Quantum Dot Gaming monitor. Both panels are able to deliver an incredible 1,000 nits of peak luminance and lifelike color thanks to the Quantum Dot technology inside. These monitors are among the first products to meet the VESA certified HDR1000 certification.

We're always excited to see great new Quantum Dot products hit the market so we've rounded up some of the most notable excerpts from both monitor reviews below.

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Robert Heron and Patrick Norton discussed the next generation of Nanosys Quantum Dot TV tech

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Robert Heron and Patrick Norton discussed the next generation of Nanosys Quantum Dot TV tech

Robert Heron and Patrick Norton discussed the next generation of Nanosys Quantum Dot TV tech on the latest AVexcel podcast.

"Back at Display Week 2018 a few weeks ago, Nanosys, the Quantum Dot masters here in California, they worked out a new technology called QDOG. Which was their Quantum Dot on Glass. One of the things about QDOG in particular was that they were able to produce the Quantum Dot material on a glass plane using printable technology, which was a big deal. It didn't require vacuum chambers and vapor deposition or things like that."

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Philips Launches Quantum Dot-Powered "World's First" DisplayHDR 1000 Monitor

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Philips Launches Quantum Dot-Powered "World's First" DisplayHDR 1000 Monitor

Philips just launched the world's first shipping monitor with the DisplayHDR 1000 certification, the Philips Momentum 436M6VBPAB. Thanks to the Quantum Dots inside, this 43" monitor delivers 1,000-nits peak brightness with wide color gamut.

According to Anton Shilov, writing for Anandtech, "A major selling point of the display it its Quantum Dot-enhanced backlighting that enables it to cover an above-average 97.6% of the DCI-P3 color gamut as well as 100% of the sRGB color range... Apparently, Philips (just like ASUS, MSI, Samsung,and NVIDIA) believes that demand for large gaming-grade displays is about to skyrocket and it has a product that offers premium features at a moderate price."

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Blog: What is the “Color Gamut” of a Fireworks Show?

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Blog: What is the “Color Gamut” of a Fireworks Show?

Ever wonder why fireworks look so much better in person than on your TV? Guest blogger Allison Harn explains why fireworks are so vivid with a bit of chemistry and color science.

It turns out that many of the super saturated colors of a fireworks show fall well outside the even the massive UltraHD BT.2020 color gamut. It's great example of the kind of experiences that are possible as we push displays closer to reproducing the full capability of the human visual system. In the meantime, it's also a great reminder to leave your TV behind and get outside this Wednesday to see some fireworks in person! 

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InsightMedia: Nanosys has broad presence at SID

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InsightMedia: Nanosys has broad presence at SID

Chris Chinnock, founder and president of Insight Media, breaks down all the Quantum Dot news from SID DisplayWeek 2018:

"Speakers from Nanosys gave several presentations, conducted a quantum dot workshop and had a booth on the tradeshow floor. They were clearly the most visible and pro-active quantum dot maker at SID this year."

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Nanosys Blog: 2018 World Cup – Watching in 4K HDR makes a difference

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Nanosys Blog: 2018 World Cup – Watching in 4K HDR makes a difference

The Nanosys dot-color blog takes a look at how 4K HDR broadcast is improving the World Cup viewing experience this year. 

Over the next month, an estimated 3.4 billion (according to GlobalWebIndex) soccer fans will have an opportunity to watch World Cup games in 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider palette of colors. This means the experience of watching the games on TV will be much closer to being at the stadium in person.

To get a sense of how impactful the change from HDTV to 4K HDR might be for World Cup soccer, I did a quick survey of the country colors for the 2018 World Cup’s top 10 teams according to CBS Sports’ most recent ranking.

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Arm Devices: Nanosys Quantum Dots for LCD, OLED and MicroLED

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Arm Devices: Nanosys Quantum Dots for LCD, OLED and MicroLED

ArmDevices caught up with Nanosys at SID 2018 for a deep dive, 30 minute interview on the future roadmap for Nanosys Quantum Dot technology.

"Jeff Yurek, Nanosys Director of Marketing at SID DisplayWeek 2018 in Los Angeles talks about the Quantum Dots which Nanosys has been developing since its founding in 2001. Jeff walks me through the company’s technology roadmap to explain how Quantum Dots can be used in displays of all types from LCDs to OLEDs to microLEDs and even emissive Quantum Dot displays of the future."

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Samsung QLED Q9FN Review Sum Up

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Samsung QLED Q9FN Review Sum Up

Samsung released their QLED line up earlier this year. According to Samsung, their flagship Q9FN delivers an incredible 2,000 nits of peak luminance and truly cinematic color thanks in part to the Quantum Dot technology inside.

We're always excited to see great new Quantum Dot products hit the market so we've rounded up some of the most notable excerpts from the Samsung QLED Q9FN reviews below.

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DisplayWeek 2018 Review

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DisplayWeek 2018 Review

The SID's DisplayWeek 2018 trade show is a wrap! It was a busy week for Nanosys with five featured presentations, several new technology demonstrations and a number of great new QD devices on display. In case you were not able to make it to Los Angeles we've pulled together a review of all the best Quantum Dot moments from last week's show.

This post is your one-stop-shop for all things Quantum Dot at DisplayWeek 2018 with detailed galleries, descriptions of demos and videos from Nanosys presentations.

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AVS Forum: Nanosys Quantum Dots at Display Week 2018

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AVS Forum: Nanosys Quantum Dots at Display Week 2018

Scott Wilkinson writing on AVS Forum giving an update on Nanosys Quantum Dot technology after visiting the Nanosys booth at SID DIsplay Week 2018.

"Nanosys is at the forefront of QD development, as the company clearly demonstrated at the Display Week 2018 conference this week... Quantum dots hold great promise for the future of flat-panel TVs and even microLED displays, and I look forward to bringing you all the latest QD news as I learn it."

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Nanosys at DisplayWeek 2018

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Nanosys at DisplayWeek 2018

DisplayWeek 2018 is only one week away!

Nanosys is getting ready for a busy week of talks and demonstrations of the latest Quantum Dot technology and materials innovations.

The company will exhibit at Booth 737 from May 21 to 23 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Nanosys executives will also participate in several technical talks and sessions throughout the week. Continue reading for a full list…

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Phillips launches world's first HDR 1000 Certified Monitor

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Phillips launches world's first HDR 1000 Certified Monitor

Phillips just launched the world's first monitor with the HDR 1000 Certification. The monitor is able to deliver an incredible 1,000 nits of peak luminance and 97.6% DCI-P3 thanks to the Quantum Dots technology inside. 

New Quantum Dot products hitting the market always excites us so we've summed up some of the comments from different media sources below.

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