Idemitsu Kosan has announced that their OLED material will be used by LG Electronics in their latest OLED TV which will be released in Japan this coming mid-May.
Idemitsu has studied and developed OLED materials since the 1980s and has a particular advantage in the development of high-performance blue light-emitting materials. In addition, Idemitsu also has many related patents and manufacturing plants in both Japan and South Korea, and supplies materials to a variety of manufacturers.
After the agreement to form a strategic alliance regarding the OLED business in 2009, Idemitsu and the LG Group concluded an agreement for mutual cooperation in the field of OLED technology and device-related patent licensing in December 2014. As leading companies, each company has achieved results in product development through their active efforts in this field.
As a result of concluding the agreement, Idemitsu's OLED material will be used for LG Electronics' latest television to be released in Japan following the world's first large high-definition OLED TV which was released by LG Electronics in 2013.
Both companies will continue to provide technical cooperation to develop materials and products that will popularise the use of OLED displays.
OLED TVs to be released during 2016
|Series||Model number||Screen size (inch)||Scheduled release date|
|OLED E6P||OLED 65E6P||65||Mid-May 2016|
|OLED 55E6P||55||OLED C6P||OLED 55C6P||55|
|OLED B6P||OLED 65B6P||65||This summer|