Kopin goes on the market microdisplays OLED for mobile VR headsets and AR with the new technology and business model
Kopin company, specializing in the production of microdisplays, announced the release to market of microdisplays OLED for mobile headsets virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) with the new technology and business model. The first products the company plans to show at CES 2017.
In the majority of mobile VR headsets are used the panel size, like smartphones, on glass substrates and large optical systems. Because of this headset are bulky, heavy and high power consumption. In addition, the resolution of such displays is not enough to ensure a wide field angle, which impairs the image quality. Microdisplay OLED on a silicon substrate are much smaller and have higher resolution. In addition, they enable you to get a more compact optical systems. In the result, you can create lighter, smaller and more energy-efficient gear VR headset with high image quality.
Developed by specialists Kopin technology microdisplays OLED-on-silicon, which filed 10 patent applications, it is interesting that two key elements — a silicon based control circuit and an emitting layer of an OLED can be manufactured by different contract manufacturers. This know-how remains in Kopin. According to the company, this is the first fully bastarrica business model for the production of OLED microdisplays.