Want to make some money? Start cranking out OLED displays
If a recent OLED TV report by Displaysearch report predicting the future of the OLED market pans out, there is a pile of money to be made by HDTV manufacturers on the cutting edge of display technology.
Despite an OLED panel market of only $143 million in Q1 of this year, the research firm believes the market size will increase to $7.1 billion by 2016. Granted, that's a long way from now and in the meantime billions will be spent to develop manufacturing technologies that can pump out OLED displays efficiently.
Regardless though, the first quarter of 2009 will be the first time ever that active matrix OLED displays earn more revenue that passive displays. This has nothing to do with televisions though. AMOLED's have become popular among cellphone makers like Nokia and there are now 10 phones on the market using active matrix displays.
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Posted by Justin Davey at July 14, 2009 11:45 AM