Display Week 2014 Technical Symposium Advance Program Now Available

March 18, 2014

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The Society for Information Display (SID), the leading global organization dedicated to the advancement of electronic display technology, announced that its technical symposium advance program for Display Week 2014 is now available. Display Week will be held June 1-6, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center, with the technical symposium running from Tues., June 2 through Fri., June 6.

No other display event in the world brings together today’s leading technologists from industry and academia to discuss all aspects of research, engineering, application, evaluation and utilization of display technologies. Attendees this year will have access to a comprehensive technical program that consists of 60 technical sessions and an additional 191 papers to be presented at the afternoon poster session on Thurs., June 5. This year’s special tracks will cover five of today’s hottest topics:

OLED TV: This special topic will cover OLED displays specialized for TV applications. This year’s coverage of OLED TV technologies includes advanced device structures, backplane technologies, manufacturing processes, deposition techniques, mask fabrication, encapsulation, driving methods and next-generation applications.

Wearable Displays: Benefiting from advanced RF technology, advanced microprocessor technology and advanced display technology, the push for super mobile applications is becoming a reality. Many mainstream companies and start-ups are all developing products to further simplify our lifestyles and enhance our capabilities. Wearable displays represent one of the fastest growing areas in both consumer products and technological development. This topic will cover the emerging development of wearable display products, applications and technologies.

Lighting: No one can doubt that solid-state lighting has begun to fulfill its promise of saving energy and providing design flexibility. This year’s session will feature how the latest advancements in the LED and OLED industries open up new opportunities to increase the perception of reality.

The Future of Electronic Backplanes–LTPS vs. Oxide TFT: Advancements and manufacturing issues related to oxide semiconductors and thin-film transistors will be covered, along with new opportunities for increased device performance, greater TFT integration at the systems level, and innovative applications and products.

3D: Display technologies for enabling depth perception in viewers, applications for 3D displays, 3D content generation, measurement and characterization of 3D systems, and their human factors. This year, a stereoscopic projection system will be available in the 3D sessions to enable presenters to show 3D footage to complement their talks.

Aside from these cutting-edge topics, the technical program will feature the latest developments in touch and interactive displays, liquid crystal, OLED, e-paper, projection displays, flexible displays, advanced display manufacturing such as roll/roll processing, human factors and a variety of other topics in display technology. Technologies for advanced mobile displays will be a particular area of focus.

For more information on the various technology tracks that are part of the symposium or to view abstracts for specific session papers, visit www.displayweek.org. Media interested in attending Display Week, please contact Marie Labrie or Angie Kellen at DisplayWeekPR@mcapr.com. Companies interested in exhibiting/sponsoring at Display Week should contact Jim Buckley at jbuckley@pcm411.com (if headquartered in Europe or the Americas); or Sue Chung at schung@ghtconnections.com (if headquartered in Asia).

About Display Week
The 51st SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, or Display Week 2014, will take place June 1-6, 2014 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif. Display Week is the premier international gathering of scientists, engineers, manufacturers and users in the field of electronic information displays. For more information on Display Week 2014, visit www.displayweek.org or follow us on Twitter at @DisplayWeek. Display Week-related tweets can be created, viewed and shared using the hash tag #SID2014.

About SID
The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the display industry. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic display technology, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry’s best new products. With more than 6,000 members worldwide, the organization’s members are professionals in the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. To promote industry and academic technology development, while also educating consumers on the importance of displays, SID hosts more than ten conferences a year, including Display Week, which brings industry and academia all under one roof to showcase technology that will shape the future. SID’s global headquarters are located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008. For more information, visit www.sid.org.

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