Insights from BCC Research

Vehicle Head-up Displays Enter New Era – Facing Stiff Competition

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Nov 1, 2017 12:45:00 PM

Head Up Displays.jpegDrivers of luxury cars and SUVs have for years enjoyed the benefits of head-up displays, where information is projected on to the lower part of the windshield, close to the driver’s line of vision. Premium brands like Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes and BMW often have head-up displays as standard equipment, but now the units are popping up as options in more affordable cars like the Mazda3, the Mini Cooper, the Ford Shelby and the Toyota Prius.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing

A Solid State “Air Conditioner” for You and Your Smartphone

Posted by Clayton Luz on Sep 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Electronic devices and systems have seen tremendous technological growth on two main fronts: increased functionality on a single device unit and miniaturization of each unit. But these advances pose challenges, as well. Both of these developments have increased the need for thermal management technologies.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing

Virtual Reality, Head-Mounted Displays and the Future of OLEDs in Electronic Displays

Posted by Jeff Schmerker on Sep 11, 2017 11:00:00 AM

VR and Head-Mounted Display.jpegElectronic displays are one of the world’s fastest growing technologies. Until recently, these displays were limited to computer monitors and televisions, but today, the field is exploding with a variety of head-mounted and hand-held displays.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing

Apple Patent Explores Quantum Dots and OLED Techs

Posted by Clayton Luz on Aug 28, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Apple Patent.jpgOrganic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology represents an enticing evolution from liquid crystal display (LCD). For consumer devices like smartphones that demand a flexible display, OLED possibilities are being researched by most of the leading display makers, who have committed to building or have already built dedicated production lines for that purpose.

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Topics: Semiconductor Manufacturing