Philips hopes PolyLED
displays will eventually be easier and cheaper to produce than OLED displays.
lamps are solid-state light sources that provide the high reliability and light collimation associated with leaded discrete LEDs.
The Sunbrite Group of Lumex has announced PolyLED
lamps, solid-state light sources that provide the reliability associated with LED, with the intensity typical of incandescent or fluorescent lamps.
Philips has developed an ink jet printing technology for making high precision, full color polyLED displays.
At the moment, Philips is making polyLED small-panel displays with polymers supplied by companies like Bayer, Avecia and Dow Chemical.