Flexible screens, or flexible OLED technology, are characterized by "spontaneous light, low power consumption, high brightness, high resolution, rich color and light weight" and can be folded and curled, and are considered as important products in the "foldable" era in the next decade.
According to Liu Zihong introduction, and the vast majority of mobile phone companies worldwide use third-party supply screen is different, the introduction of flexible folding screen mobile phone use is a independent research and development in our country and around the world take the lead in mass production of whole flexible display "cicada", with more than 2000 intellectual property core technology to support, the screen diameter is thinner than a human hair, curling radius is small, can be widely used in mobile phones, tablets, smart apparel and other products, as well as intelligent transportation, sports fashion, building decoration, office education, etc.
According to market research firm IHS Markit, global demand for OLED screens in mobile phones and displays is increasing year by year, and major smartphone manufacturers such as apple, xiaomi, huawei and Oppo are increasing their production of smartphones loaded with OLED screens.
In recent years, domestic and foreign manufacturers have increased investment in OLED screens.Samsung electronics' just-released q3 2018 earnings show a 5.5 percent year-on-year rise in third-quarter revenue, with OLED screen capacity growth being one of the main reasons for overall revenue growth.This growth mainly comes from the increased market demand for flexible display, and in the future, samsung will provide differentiated products to enhance competitiveness.
At the same time, domestic companies such as daoyu, weixinuo and jingdongfang are making great efforts to develop OLED manufacturing and markets.In September 2017, weixino announced that AMOLED "comprehensive screen" products were successfully offline and started to supply to the downstream smartphone industry chain.In October, Beijing dongfang announced the production of the 6th generation flexible AMOLED production line in chengdu.In June 2018, the world's first six generation full flexible display screen mass production line with an investment of 11 billion yuan was officially put into production in shenzhenThe application of OLED display technology has become an important competitive "highland" in the display field.
Kevin kelly, the founding editor of wired magazine and a well-known Internet personality, believes that more flexible and expansive screens will play a more important role in the future, and the forms of smart phones will be more diversified.In the future, the screen will change the human-computer interaction mode. When users watch the screen, the screen can also capture people's emotional changes and eye movements, thus presenting different contents. These screens will form a new ecosystem.