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Nanosys on track for record shipments of Quantum Dots for displays in 2019

Milpitas, Calif., October 14, 2019 – Nanosys, the Quantum Dot company, today announced that it is completing the calendar year with record-setting shipments. The market for displays based on the Nanosys’ proprietary Quantum Dot technology entered a new phase of rapid growth in 2019 with shipments of the company’s Quantum Dot materials increasing by more 50% compared to the prior year. 

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Nanosys Quantum Dot Technology Showcased in Groundbreaking Art Exhibit

Nanosys Quantum Dot technology will be featured in a groundbreaking art exhibition opening today in Athens, Greece. The exhibition, presented by The Herakleidon Museum and titled “The Blue Hour,” features paintings by artist Olga Alexopoulou that incorporate photoluminescent blue Quantum Dots for a unique artistic effect. Examples of Nanosys state-of-the-art blue Quantum Dots will be displayed alongside the artwork as part of an educational programme on the historical evolution of the color blue. 

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Nanosys Signs Exclusive License Agreement for Control of Yissum Quantum Dot Patent Portfolio

Agreement strengthens Nanosys intellectual property leadership with over 60 additional global Quantum Dot patents

Exclusively licensed intellectual property includes a broad range of fundamental Quantum Dot compositions such as Heavy Metal Free materials and nano-rods

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Nanosys invites consumers to explore the beautiful world of Quantum Dot colors with abstract short film “Quantum Flows”

New York, NY, June 11, 2019 – The abstract short film “Quantum Flows,” debuts today at the 8K Display Summit 2019 in New York City. Shot entirely in stunning Rec.2020 8K HDR by Director Phil Holland, the film explores the vividly colorful world of Nanosys’ Quantum Dot nanocrystals few consumers have seen.

Nanosys Quantum Dot technology is typically used to produce high quality, vibrant images on Quantum Dot televisions from top brands including Samsung, Hisense, TCL and Vizio. For the first time, this film shows the nanomaterials in their vividly colorful natural state, outside of the TV.

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Nanosys to Demonstrate Quantum Dot Innovations at DisplayWeek 2019

April 24, 2019, Milpitas, Calif. —Nanosys, Inc., the Quantum Dot company, today announced that it will showcase the latest advances in the company’s Quantum Dot technologies and materials at the 2019 Society for Information Display (SID) DisplayWeek International Symposium being held from May 12 to 17, 2019.

The company will report technology and materials innovations, as well as exhibit a variety of prototypes and concept devices to demonstrate the benefits of its Quantum Dot technologies and high-performance materials during SID DisplayWeek 2019. The company will exhibit at Booth 1428 from May 14 to 16 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.

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Nanosys CEO Jason Hartlove to Present Opening Keynote at the Quantum Dots Forum 2019

MILPITAS, Calif., March 5, 2019 – Jason Hartlove, Chief Executive Officer at Nanosys, Inc., will present the keynote speech at the Smither’s Apex 2019 Quantum Dots Forum to take place on March 20-21 in La Jolla, CA. 

In his keynote address, Mr. Hartlove will discuss the rapid growth of Quantum Dot technology in displays and beyond.  

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Printed Quantum Dot display breakthrough makes tomorrow’s low cost, ultra-thin, and flexible displays possible

Milpitas, Calif., and Tokyo, Japan, December 5, 2017 – Nanosys and DIC today announced a breakthrough in inkjet-printed Quantum Dot color conversion devices for LCD and emissive displays, paving the way to the $12.6 billion anticipated market for low cost, ultra-thin and flexible displays.[1] Inkjet printing of Quantum Dot color conversion layers has the potential to dramatically improve the incumbent LCD technology, as well as accelerate the development of emerging emissive display technologies such as microLEDs.

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Nanosys Vice President Russell Kempt to present on innovations in next-generation Quantum Dot display technology at The Economist’s 2017 Future of Materials Summit

Milpitas, Calif., November 7, 2017 – Nanosys, the Quantum Dot company, today announced Russell Kempt, Nanosys Vice President, will be a featured speaker at The Economist’s Future Materials Summit in Luxembourg, November 14, 2017.

Mr. Kempt will join the “Consumer Goods” panel on Tuesday, November 14 at 2:00-3:00 PM CET to provide an update on how Nanosys Quantum Dots, the colorful light-emitting nanocrystals inside popular QLED televisions, are enabling new low-cost printing techniques that will make tomorrow’s ultra-thin, flexible displays possible.

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Nanosys Hyperion™ Quantum Dot Technology Wins Display Component of The Year Award at DisplayWeek 2017


Milpitas, Calif., May 16, 2017 – Nanosys, the Quantum Dot company, today received the 2017 Display Industry Awards (DIA) Display Component of the Year award for its Hyperion Quantum Dot technology from the Society for Information Display (SID).

Nanosys has selected global electronic materials manufacturer Hitachi Chemical as the lead manufacturing partner for Hyperion QDEF. Hitachi Chemical will begin sampling quantum dot film using Nanosys Hyperion Quantum Dot Technology. Mass production volumes will be available to display makers during the second half of 2017.

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Nanosys and Exciton Technology Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Quantum Dot Technology for Displays in China

Exciton Technology to begin fulfilling orders for Nanosys-certified Quantum Dot Enhancement Film in early 2017

Ningbo, China and Milpitas, Calif., USA , March 16, 2017 – Nanosys, Inc., the global leader in Quantum Dot production, and Exciton Technology, the market leader in diffuser films for LCD displays, announced today that the two companies have strategically partnered in the development of optical Quantum Dot Enhancement Films (QDEF®) using cutting-edge nanotechnology for display applications. QDEF technology delivers the brightness and full palette of lifelike colors required for the full UltraHD TV user experience that will drive the market to $52 billion by 2020*. According to the agreement, Nanosys and Exciton will collaborate extensively to manufacture and market competitive QDEF products to improve the demand for high-performance displays.

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DSCC Releases Free White Paper: on OLEDs or Quantum Dots, Which Technology Will Dominate the TV Market of the Future – OLEDs or Quantum Dots?

AUSTIN, TEXAS, January 3, 2017 - Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) has released a new White Paper that examines which technology will win the battle for the TV market which accounts for nearly two-thirds of the total display area being produced of the future – OLEDs or Quantum Dots. The TV market alone accounts for around 70% of the total display area being produced each year and, therefore, has a significant impact on the success of emerging display technologies. Sponsored by Nanosys, the leader in Quantum Dot sCompany, and but independently authored by DSCC’s experienced analysts, the White Paper examines the outlook for each technology from a performance, capacity and cost basis through 2021. It also provides a shipment forecast for OLED and QD TVs by size category.

The 24-page White Paper is available for download by clicking here.

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Nanosys Introduces Hyperion™ Quantum Dots to Unlock Displays Meeting BT.2020 Color with High Brightness and Power Efficiency

San Francisco, Calif., May 24, 2016 – Nanosys, Inc., today introduced Hyperion Quantum Dots, a new Quantum Dot material system that represents a significant development breakthrough in unlocking the market for displays meeting the BT.2020 UltraHD color standard. Hyperion Quantum Dots match the color performance of the industry’s best cadmium-based materials without requiring an exemption to the European Union’s Restriction on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive. Hyperion Quantum Dots will be evaluated by select Nanosys QDEF manufacturing partners in the third quarter of 2016 with mass production of QDEF products using Hyperion Quantum Dots expected in early 2017.

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Nanosys and Hitachi Chemical Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Quantum Dot Technology for Displays

SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2016 -- Nanosys, Inc. announced today that Hitachi Chemical and Nanosys have partnered in the development of QDEF optical films for display applications. 

Hitachi Chemical plans to begin shipping QDEF to display manufacturers in mass production volumes during the 2nd half of 2016. This new supply of high quality and cost competitive QDEF will further accelerate the utilization of Quantum Dot technology in displays of all types, including UltraHD televisions, monitors and mobile devices.

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Nanosys Files Lawsuit against QD Vision for Patent Infringement

MILPITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nanosys, the leader in Quantum Dot technology being used to achieve the highest color gamut and greatly improved energy efficiency for displays, today announced the filing of a lawsuit against QD Vision for infringements of patents and other claims. The suit was filed as case number 3:16-cv-1957 in the United States District Court, Northern District of California on April 14, 2016.

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TCL Chooses Nanosys Quantum Dots for New Flagship Line of Premium UltraHD HDR Televisions

Las Vegas, NV – January 6, 2016- TCL, one of the top three television makers in the world, chose Nanosys’ QDEF® Quantum Dot technology to bring the ultimate HDR experience to its new flagship Xclusive X1 of premium UltraHD televisions. Nanosys Quantum Dot technology makes High Dynamic Range (HDR) more dynamic by enabling TVs to reproduce pure colors with lifelike brightness using cutting-edge nano-crystal technology. The X1 represents the third generation of Quantum Dot TV products from TCL since 2014.

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Nanosys Technology Enables UHD Alliance Premium Devices to Deliver a Full Ultra High Definition Viewing Experience

Las Vegas, NV – January 5, 2016 – Nanosys Quantum Dot technology, the leading HDR display technology on the market today, will be featured in UHD Alliance (UHDA) ULTRA HD PREMIUM certified devices from top consumer electronics brands at CES 2016. Nanosys Quantum Dot technology makes High Dynamic Range (HDR) more dynamic by enabling TVs to reproduce pure colors with lifelike brightness using cutting-edge nano-crystal technology.

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AUO Teams Up with Nanosys and 3M to Extend Eye-Catching Color to TV Brands

AU Optronics Corp., Nanosys and 3M today announced a new technology alliance that offers television manufacturers around the world an all-in-one solution for incorporating the best components for visual quality into their products. The two companies’ integrated manufacturing allows TV brands to quickly bring vivid, true-to-life screens from the concept stage to store shelves. Known as AUO ALCD (Advanced LCD) technology which pairs 3M’s Quantum Dot Enhancement Film, made with quantum dots produced by California-based Nanosys, Inc., with AUO’s backlight components, thus allowing an exceptionally wide color gamut and high dynamic range for UHD 4K TV panels up to 85 inches.

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Hisense Launches 4K ULED™ H10 Series Curved Smart TV - 65" Class

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2015 -- Hisense launched their Hisense 4K ULED H10 Series Curved Smart TV - 65" Class at an event held at the Edison Ballroom and hosted by NBC Sports commentator Leigh Diffey. ULED is a game-changing LCD display technology from the Chinese electronics company. 

During the presentation, Hisense made it clear that the ULED TVs were there to compete with the picture quality of OLED TV and SUHD® TV at a lower price...

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