“Micro-LEDs could very well constitute a revolution in display technology that would supersede LCD and OLED for mobile applications,” Hibben writes. “The main advantages that micro-LED displays have would be in brightness and power efficiency.”
“There remain two fundamental problems to be solved in the technology: scaling up the size of the display to be useful for applications such as wearables, and creating displays capable of full RGB color,” Hibben writes. “I consider Apple’s ability to deploy its cash into R&D efforts such as micro-LEDs to be one of its greatest competitive advantages. This is an advantage that is completely unrivaled by any other technology company.”
Much more in the full article – recommended – here.
MacDailyNews Take: Hibben surmises that Apple probably has the micro-LED effort on a five-year plan, similarly to their Liquidmetal effort.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]