Posts tagged 3M
Quantum Dots will be one of the hottest TV features of IFA 2015

IFA 2015 kicks-off this Friday in Berlin and the biggest consumer electronics companies in the world are already busy promoting their big announcements for the upcoming holiday season. If you are not familiar with IFA, it’s a bit like the CES of Europe- a massive, weeklong show where all the biggest brands in the world show-off their latest gadgets- except bigger and longer standing (IFA was founded in the 1920’s to exhibit the hottest radios of the day).

Quantum Dots are sure to be one of the hottest TV technologies at IFA 2015. Here's your guide to the action...

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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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Forbes: Quantum Dot TV Tech Promises Next-Gen Picture Quality On The Cheap

Short for Ultra LED, ULED claims to combine wide colour gamut and High Dynamic Range-friendly high brightness technologies within a relatively traditional LED panel environment. The ULED sets employ Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF) technology from 3M to deliver on their colour promises, as well as proprietary Smart Peaking technology that supposedly boosts the TVs’ black-to-black response time as well as making the brightest parts of the image look brighter...

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HD Guru: Rec. 2020 Color Gamut Achievable Soon with Quantum Dots

The International Telecommunications Union’s (ITU) Rec. 2020 standard for wide color gamut, which has been set as a target for next-generation 4K Ultra HDTV displays and is included in the recently published Ultra HD Blu-ray specification, may be achievable more quickly than many industry experts thought.

That was the assessment of quantum dot technology specialists from 3M’s Display Materials and Systems Division attending last week’s SID Display Week show. The company intended its statements and demonstrations at the show to contribute to a discussion on how to set guidelines for displays to qualify as Rec. 2020 complaint.

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3M Announces Rec. 2020 Readiness at Display Week 2015

3M Display Materials and Systems Division announced the company has developed technology solutions addressing the Rec. 2020 standard for color enhanced UHD displays at SID Display Week. In San Jose, Calif., 3M is showcasing flat panel displays of all sizes with up to 93.7 percent Rec. 2020 color gamut, one of the largest known color gamuts in any display, in an otherwise commercially available 4K LCD monitor.

“Rec. 2020 color performance was thought to be in the distant future, but with the addition of Quantum Dot technology and the 3M Quantum Dot Enhancement Film, this performance is available today,” said James Thielen, 3M Product Development Specialist and SID Display Week symposium speaker.

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