Sleek, fast and slim notebook computers are coming as early as this fall. But that might be the last hurrah of the laptop.
They cost a lot now, but OLED displays are one of the biggest hopes for the TV industry to sell more screens to a saturated market.
Touchscreens have turned into one of the fastest-growing display markets since Apple launched the iPhone in 2007. They’re now appearing on all sorts of devices, and the touchscreen market is growing 10 times faster than the overall display market.
Give Jeff Han some credit. He’s working down a cost curve. Since 2006, Han’s company Perceptive Pixel has been working on some of the finest large touchscreen displays anywhere. He says that the company’s technology, which is used in the Magic Wall touchscreens used by broadcasters on election nights, are fast and accurate at detecting finger touches.
The next wave of the electronic display industry will come in the form of small portable devices such as foldable 3D TVs and wall-sized displays such as interactive signs.