LG Display has announced that the world’s first mass-produced plastic EPD from LG Display will first be supplied to ODM companies in China this month, followed by new E-Paper flexible display products will be released in Europe at the beginning of next month.
LG has been able to harness and develop a unique technique to uses high TFT process, which is generally used in the manufacture of LCD displays with temperatures exceeding 350 degrees, to be used in the production of its plastic EPD flexible displays.
The LG flexible display measures just 0.7 mm thick and weighs just 14 grams, sports a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels and can be bent up to 40 degrees from flat. Mr. Sang Duck Yeo, Head of Operations for LG Display’s Mobile/OLED division explains:
“With the world’s first plastic EPD, LG Display has once again proven its reputation for leadership and innovation with a product we believe will help greatly popularize the E-Book market,”-“Based on our success in mass-producing plastic EPD, we are excited as we look toward applying concepts from this experience to future developments like plastic OLED and flexible displays.”