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stands for Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode, is a display technology in which an electro-luminescent organic compound (organic=contains Carbon) is used to light up pixels. Active Matrix refers to a technique to control the pixels and sub-pixels (RGB components) state which was introduced in the mid-70s. Active Matrix is used with many kinds of displays, but the most famous are TFT LCD and AMOLED.

iPad 2 Display Suppliers Revealed, No AMOLED

12/08/2010, DigiTimes is reporting that Coretronic will supply LG Display and Chimei Innolux with backlights for the next generation iPad 2 displays. Mention of a backlighting unit from Coretronic rules out any hope that Apple would switch over to an AMOLED display...

Samsung Introduces A 7-inch Super AMOLED Display

11/03/2010, One of the nitpicks that some folks have with Samsung’s Galaxy Tab is the lack of Samsung’s popular Super AMOLED display and now Samsung Display is debuting a new 7-inch Super AMOLED panel at the FPD-International exhibition in Japan in two...

Rumor: Apple Booking All Of Samsung’s AMOLED Display Stock?

10/01/2010, An unconfirmed rumor is currently going around, claiming that Apple has been purchasing large quantities of Samsung’s AMOLED displays, in fact, the rumor claims that Apple has snapped up virtually all of Samsung’s Super AMOLED stock for 2011,...

Samsung Super AMOLED display undergoes testing

09/28/2010, DisplayMate was curious enough to check out just how well Samsung’s Super AMOLED display will stack up against the rest of the competition by putting it through its paces against other mobile displays. To summarize this effort, Super AMOLED had...

Samsung To Increase Its AMOLED Production Capacity By Tenfold

09/06/2010, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Samsung Mobile Display will be using Samsung’s new $2.1 billion factory (that is currently in construction) to increase its display production. If you’ve been keeping up with the news, you’ll...

HTC Confirms Desire And Nexus One Switching To SLCD Displays

07/26/2010, Whispers of such a move have been going around for a while now, and now it’s officially been confirmed that HTC will be dodging the issue of the OLED/AMOLED shortage by replacing the AMOLED display on the HTC Desire and the Nexus One with Super LCD...

Samsung Working On An Unbreakable Flexible AMOLED Display

07/20/2010, AMOLED displays are already pretty popular, so much so that it’s a well known fact that Samsung has trouble keeping up with production of AMOLED displays. Despite that, the Korean manufacturing giant has its mind on creating an unbreakable AMOLED...

Samsung takes a stab at Apple’s Retina Display, explained

06/10/2010, During the WWDC keynote, Steve Jobs has spent a copious amount of time describing how great the Retina Display is. Based on the same IPS technology than the iPad display, it offers slightly higher resolution when compared to current OLED offerings....

Samsung 19-inch transparent AMOLED display on parade

05/24/2010, Samsung goes one up on their 14″ transparent AMOLED notebook that was displayed at CES 2010 earlier this year, where the company now has a 19″ transparent AMOLED display at SID 2010 instead. By virtue of its size, it is the largest transparent...

HTC Desire And Smart Reach O2 UK

05/13/2010, Looks like Vodafone UK isn’t the only carrier who is offering some pretty cool phones, as UK wireless carrier O2 has also announced that it has added the HTC Desire and HTC Smart phones to its lineup. The HTC Desire is more or less a Nexus One...

Samsung SPH-W9600 AMOLED Beam Lands In Korea

04/14/2010, In Korea and need to be able to project your presentation while on the go? That’s what Samsung’s newly-announced AMOLED Beam SPH-W9600 phone is for. The successor to the Samsung Haptic Beam (SPH-W7900) has a built-in 9-lumen projector module...