“In early March we posted a report titled ‘New Super Bright Nano-Dot Coatings for Sapphire Substrates came to light in Japan this Week,'” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.
“The report covered new ways that sapphire substrates could be used in next generation display backlights,” Purcher reports. “Our graphic [below] illustrates just how much brighter a display could be using sapphire as a key substrate while realizing lower power consumption. [Last week], the news of Apple acquiring LuxVue came to light. LuxVue is a specialist in micro-LED screen technologies. Venture Capitalist John Doer of KPCB described LuxVue’s technology a ‘technical breakthrough in displays.'”
Purcher reports, “Our report today provides technically savvy Apple fans with links to each of LuxVue’s 21 patents that are on record so that you could explore the technology that Apple has just acquired. One of the common elements that LuxVue shares with the bright display technology noted in our cover graphic is that both use of a sapphire substrate.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward W.” for the heads up.]
Apple acquires LuxVue, maker of power efficient micro-LED technology – May 2, 2014