Thursday, July 28, 2011

Find: AUO VP says large OLED TVs won't be feasible for commercial use until 2014

Oled efficiency and contrast still a few years off.

AUO VP says large OLED TVs won't be feasible for commercial use until 2014



Eager to get your hands on a big-screen OLED TV? Then it looks like you may still have to wait a few more years -- at least according to Paul Peng, the executive vice president of display manufacturer AU Optronics (otherwise known as AUO). While the technology has been getting cheaper and more efficient as of late, he says that the production costs are still too high and yield rates too low for large OLED TVs to be feasible for commercial use any time before 2014. Of course, we suppose that all depends on your definition of "feasible." Last we heard, LG was still planning on releasing a 55-inch OLED TV by mid-2012 -- for a yet-to-be-disclosed price.
AUO VP says large OLED TVs won't be feasible for commercial use until 2014 originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 28 Jul 2011 15:06:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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