Quantum dot displays may be the future of HDTVs

By David Tom
Sep 13, 2013
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  1. As with most electronic devices, the industry moves fast. TVs are no exception and have quickly progressed from cathode ray tubes to the popular LED displays of today. Although many have pointed to 3D technology as the next big thing,...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TechSpot Addict Posts: 773   +155

    The only people that pointed towards 3D technology as the next big thing are people with enough money in their pocket to purchase a few jets other than that 3D technology is completely useless like a corpse on a sunny day.
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 1,896   +611

    Not to be a cynic , but if something sounds too good to be true, that's because it is. Brighter, Better, more colorful, low power, and cheap? Well.. maybe not cheap, no word on that yet. Maybe that'll be the catch.
  4. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 904   +72

    I welcome lower priced larger displays. But as to QDLED's, I'll wait until something hits the shelf to see if the promise ever gets delivered.
  5. Vrmithrax

    Vrmithrax TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,259   +216

    Based on what I've read (been keeping tabs on quantum dots since they first "discovered" the phenomena a while ago)... The manufacturing techniques, once someone gets them going and refines them a little, are potentially much simpler and cheaper. I'm sure the first ones will be premium priced, just like every other new technology when it hits the market, but this has the potential to give us much larger screens for lower prices, once they are mainstream.
  6. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TechSpot Maniac Posts: 881   +52

    Sounds interesting.
  7. GunsAblazin

    GunsAblazin Newcomer, in training Posts: 74

    If there are so many benefits why aren't they already being made? There's got to be a catch; they probably haven't figured out how to actually make one yet, lol.
  8. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,140   +739

    Definitely has potential.
  9. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 486   +10

    I look forward to seeing first hand what this new technology can do. I'm glad it is better for the environment and requires less rare materials too.
  10. Railman

    Railman TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 443   +57

    Would this technology give similar results with existing technology? Can we expect 4k screens with decent frame rates at reasonable cost?
  11. Sherlock

    Sherlock Newcomer, in training

    QDLED Lighting has already made its' initial commercial appearance via studio lighting by 2 different commercial fresnel manufacturers ( here's one of them: molerichardsoncompany.wordpress.com/tag/quantum-dot-led-fresnel/ ) & there is every reason to believe that is only the start of much-wider mainstream QD apps in the lighting sector.
  12. Sherlock

    Sherlock Newcomer, in training

    Already here: engadget.com/2013/01/14/sony-triluminos-quantum-dot-qdvision/
  13. Sherlock

    Sherlock Newcomer, in training

    LOL ?
    Besides the other now-commercialized QD display & lightings apps I've already outlined , try LOL at Google , who just got their patent formally approved for the primary optics component in their new much-publicized Google Glasses...to wit; "Quantum Dot Near-to-Eye Display": google.com/patents/US8508830
  14. GunsAblazin

    GunsAblazin Newcomer, in training Posts: 74

    What I meant was besides it being "relatively easy to commercialize" and it's "reduced inherent manufacturing costs" no company has yet to bring it to the public. The "LOL" was to the television manufacturing companies, not the technology.
  15. GunsAblazin

    GunsAblazin Newcomer, in training Posts: 74

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    GunsAblazin Newcomer, in training Posts: 74

  17. Sherlock

    Sherlock Newcomer, in training

    Check....the World is Flat.....gotcha' ;(

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