Quantum Dot buzz at DisplayWeek 2014

DisplayWeek 2014 is here and it's going to be an exciting show for Nanosys' Quantum Dot display technology. There are a number of big product announcements, a new supply chain partnership, an incredible HDR demo and talks going on all week. Here's your guide to all the action:

ASUS ZENBOOK NX500 Notebook Uses Quantum Dots from Nanosys and 3M for 50% More Color

ASUS ZENBOOK NX500 with Quantum Dot Enhancement Film from Nanosys and 3M

3M and Nanosys today announced that ASUS, a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor, will leverage the 3M™ Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF™) for its new Asus NX500 Notebook PC. Specifically, ASUS’ latest mobile PC computing solution with 3M QDEF boasts 50 percent more color than current levels found in liquid crystal display (LCD)-based electronic devices, such as notebooks, while at the same time making these devices brighter and even more energy efficient than any other high color gamut solution.

For more info:

  • Read the whole release here
  • Stop by 3M's booth (#1003) for demo.
  • Engadget called this display "star of the show" read their review here

Foxconn company VP Dynamics Labs announces QDEF-enhanced 4K 28" monitor

VP Dyanmics' 28" 4K Quantum Dot display with Nanosys QDEF

VP Dynamics Labs, a leading provider of LCD display solutions, today announced the first Quantum Dot Enhancement Film powered 4K LCD monitor-- premium quality aSi display raises the bar with its low cost, highly saturated colors and ultra low power consumption. The VPW 28” display will redefine the entire 4K display market by bringing prices down to an affordable range while maximizing benefits for consumers as well as for manufacturers. VPW RGBW displays are expected to be available for retail purchase later this year.

For more info:

  • Read the whole release here
  • Don't miss an awesome demo at VP Dynamics' booth (#1187) that shows what the future of PC gaming looks like in 4K resolution with wide color gamut.

Nanosys and Dolby show what Quantum Dots can do with stunning HDR demo

Dolby and Nanosys have teamed up to create a display reference design that delivers true-to-life image quality. Designed to demonstrate the full impact of Dolby Vision, this first of it's kind 32” display uses Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF™) from Nanosys to provide a previously impossible combination of brightness, color and power efficiency.

This new reference design brings all of the amazing detail in Dolby Vision content to life with over 16 F-stops of dynamic range, peak light output of 2,000 nits and DCI-P3 color gamut coverage-- all without drawing significantly more power than a standard TV thanks to an incredibly efficient quantum dot enhanced backlight. Check out Nanosys' booth (#1622) for a demo.

Nanosys announces LMS as second major supplier of Quantum Dot Enhancement Films.

Nanosys today announced LMS as the second major supplier of optical films based on its proprietary Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) light emitting technology. LMS, based in South Korea and one of the world’s leading producers of optical films for displays has been qualified by Nanosys to utilize QDEF technology for its Quantum Light Accumulation Sheet (QLAS). QLAS makes LCDs more vibrant and lifelike by improving brightness and color gamut by over 50%. 

“Last year we announced the first QDEF display to rave reviews,” said Jason Hartlove, president and CEO, Nanosys, Inc. “Now, bringing on LMS as a second high quality supplier, enables our QDEF technology to be widely deployed across all product segments, ensuring availability to all customers.”

For more info:

  • Read the whole release here
  • A demonstration of QLAS can be seen at the LMS booth (#335)

Quantum Dot talks throughout the week

  • Monday at the IHS Business Conference
    • 10AM: Jason Hartlove will give a talk on Nanosys QDEF with updates on market traction and performance.
    • 12:10PM: Jason Hartlove joins a panel discussion on emerging display technologies that are redefining user experiences.
  • Tuesday at the 10th Annual Cowen Investor’s Conference
    • 3:50PM: Jason Hartlove joins a panel on how Quantum Dot technology will extend LCD’s runway for another decade
    • 4:50PM: Dolby's Ajit Ninan talk on QDEF and the future of TV.
  • Wednesday at the Exhibitor’s Forum: 
    • 4:45PM: LMS President, Mr. Lah, to give a talk announcing the availability of LMS' new Quantum Dot enhancement film product featuring Nanosys Quantum Dots, called QLAS.
  • Thursday Poster Presentation: 

There are a number of technical talks on Quantum Dots as well, please check the Symposium Schedule for more information.

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