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LG Display’s Wallpaper OLED TV Panel Wins “Display of the Year Award” at SID 2017

5/18/2017 11:45:00 AM

Seoul, Korea  – LG Display, the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, announced today that it will receive “Display of the Year Award” for its 65-inch Wallpaper OLED TV panel at the Society for Information Display (SID)’s Display Week 2017 event being held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 21 to 26.

 “This honor is recognition of LG Display’s global leadership in innovative, cutting-edge OLED technology,” said Soo-Young Yoon, Vice President and Head of LG Display Laboratory. “We are committed to continually leading the innovation of next-generation display technologies as the leader in the global display industry.”

 The award-winning 65-inch Wallpaper OLED TV panel is less than 1mm thick and weighs only 7.4kg. When assembled as a TV set, it still boasts a thickness of just 3.55mm. In addition to its immersive viewing experience, this makes it possible to stick the product to a wall like a picture frame to maximize design effect.

 In particular, the company’s Wallpaper TV panel was recognized for its innovative technology which creates new possibilities for the potential of displays in terms of application and design, and also for its excellent picture quality. Its prominent technological leadership has already been recognized in the world by winning the 2017 CES Best Innovation Award and over thirty awards from influential global media.

 “We are delighted to award LG Display a Display of the Year Award for its 65-inch Wallpaper OLED TV panel,” said Wei Chen, SID’s Display Industry Awards Committee Chairman. “On behalf of SID, we would like to commend LG Display’s ongoing commitment to innovation and to helping shape the future of display performance and solutions."

 Recognized for its technology leadership in the world’s display market, LG Display will present a record 28 papers during SID 2017 regarding the company’s expertise in innovative display technologies. Among the papers are “Internal compensation type OLED display using high mobility Oxide TFT,” “Study on the flat speaker direct driving of the flat OLED display,” and “Consideration of display metrology for HDR and WCG standards based on real content.”

 About LG Display

LG Display Co., Ltd. [NYSE: LPL, KRX: 034220] is the world’s leading innovator of display technologies, including thin-film transistor liquid crystal (TFT-LCD) and OLED displays, as well as the global pioneer in OLED lightning. The company manufactures display panels in a broad range of sizes and specifications primarily for use in TVs, notebook computers, desktop monitors, and various other applications, including tablets and mobile devices. It also produces a wide range of OLED light panels for the automotive and interior design sectors. LG Display currently operates manufacturing facilities in Korea and China, and back-end assembly facilities in Korea, China and Poland. The company has approximately 49,000 employees operating worldwide. For more news and information about display products, please visit www.lgdisplay.com.

About SID

The Society of 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 10 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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