Wednesday, March 12, 2008

GE shows world’s first printed OLEDs

This could be a gamechanger, in a lot of different industries.
From Electronista:

GE Global Research on Wednesday displayed the first ever Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) manufactured via a process similar to newspaper printing. Dubbed roll-to-roll in the manufacturing industry, the concept is not new, but with its demonstration, GE and its partners are the first to put it into practice. The new manufacturing process would allow dramatically reduced costs of high-volume organic electronics devices, which can expand to include solar cells, sensors, display banners and other light sources for the home or office.

While the demonstration marked a big step forward in bringing the technology to consumers, there is more work to be done....MORE

HT: earth2tech was on top of the original press release last night.