While regular consumers still wait for the first big screen OLED display to make it to big box stores, Korea’s Ministry of Knowledge Economy has chosen LG to lead the consortium charged with developing a 60-inch flexible OLED by 2017. Part of the Future Flagship Program, its goal is to generate exports and create jobs by promoting next-generation technologies. The idea is that these flexible displays could be used in windows displaying information say at a bus stations or other public places like a store. So while it appears the focus is currently on commercial applications, we for one have our hopes that we’ll one day be able to roll down a giant OLED screen where most might expect the screen for a projector. Read the full story at Engadget.
LG selected to develop 60-inch flexible OLED by 2017
Author: Shelly Palmer
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