Patent published on November 2, 2023

Samsung's New Patent Could Make QLED TVs Even Lighter and Brighter

The world's constantly evolving technology presents several challenges among them, issues revolving around electronic display such as TVs and phones. The traditional structure of these displays often encounter problems, mainly caused by an increased taper angle and roughness of thin-film layers located on a substrate. Such issues may result in disconnection or even lifting of an insulating film or an upper thin film layer formed on it.

Samsung Display Co., in the US20230354664A1 patent, addresses this problem by incorporating a novel type of display composition. This invention essentially includes a base part upon which several successive layers and a multitude of miniature electric pathways are positioned. These pathways feature four varied metal layers, with the third layer comprising a rust-like material that can also be found in the second layer. This configuration significantly enhances the display's functionality.

According to the creators, implementing this design bypasses the necessity for a separate light source such as a backlight. This, in turn, reduces both the weight and thickness of the display device. Furthermore, the display device benefit from low power consumption, improved luminance, and a fast response speed. Also, by preventing or minimizing signal delay to the signal lines of the display device, the taper angle, and roughness of the signal lines can be minimized.

Living in a wireless world where visual technology has become part and parcel of our lives, this invention could potentially revolutionize our experience with TVs, phones, and any other display gadgets. Users will enjoy lighter devices, lower power costs, and a brighter, clearer display image. Indeed, a TV, for instance, will not merely be reductive in weight, but it could provide viewers with a far superior visual experience.

P.S. Remember, while the US20230354664A1 patent is certainly worth attention, it's crucial to note that as it's a patent, there's no solid guarantee that this invention will ever be commercialized or made available in the market. Time will tell.

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