[CES] Panasonic Applies Printing Process to 4k OLED Display

Jan 11, 2013
Tomohiro Otsuki, NE special contract reporter, Tech Market Research Inc
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Panasonic Corp exhibited a 56-inch 4k OLED display at International CES 2013.

The company applied its own printing process to the display and cooperated with Sony Corp in the development of the display's oxide semiconductor. Panasonic President Kazuhiro Tsuga stressed the large size, vivid color and slimness of the display in a keynote speech. Panasonic has not disclosed when to mass-produce the display or its expected price.

In the speech, Tsuga said that Panasonic is not a mere TV maker but it provides a variety of products including car electronics products, equipment for housings and commercial facilities, entertainment systems for use in airplanes, etc.

He also referred to the fact that it helped General Motors Corp develop the "MyLink" telematics system. HTML5 is used for its user interface.

Furthremore, Panasonic announced a 20-inch 4k tablet computer that uses Windows 8 and can be used for two hours when fully charged. The company expects that photographers will use the tablet for checking pictures in studios or as a remote finder.