First Color IQ-based Curved TVs Soon Available in South America and South Africa
BERLIN, September 2, 2015 – Building from early sales success in China, Hisense executives announced the company is expanding distribution of its 55″ ULED K7100 TV – the first curved TV to feature QD Vision’s Color IQ™ quantum dot technology – to consumers in South America and South Africa. The television offers a truly cinematic visual experience thanks to the advanced quantum dot solution from QD Vision and Hisense’s unique Ultra LED (ULED) technology. For those attending IFA, the K7100 TV is on display in the Hisense booth located in Hall 6.2 Booth 202.
“Our K7100 curved quantum dot TV has been extremely well-received in China since we launched in August,” said Mr. Jianwei Cao, Vice General Manager, Hisense Electric Company Ltd. “We are thrilled to make this ground-breaking television available to more consumers worldwide.â€ Hisense is the largest TV manufacturer in China and the fourth largest worldwide.
“Hisense is leading the charge to bring affordable quantum dot TVs to a larger audience, and we are proud to partner with them as they broaden their market reach,” said Matt Mazzuchi, Vice President, Market and Business Development, QD Vision. “Our unique Color IQ edge-optic solution is perfectly suited for high-end displays like the K7100.”
QD Vision’s unique edge-optic quantum dot solution is designed to enable easy integration into any form factor display, including curved televisions, thin-bezel monitors and all-in-one computers. The K7100 is the first curved television to incorporate Color IQ technology.
Hisense is a world leading multinational that provides innovative, competitive and best-in-class consumer electronics and appliances around the globe. With a workforce of over 75 000 worldwide, Hisense continues to pursue growth in the multimedia, household appliance, mobile communications, and IT industries in over 130 countries. Hisense has production facilities in China, South Africa, Algeria, Egypt as well as Mexico, and is one of the largest television manufacturers in the world with over 10 million televisions produced each year. The company has been the recipient of several recognitions and awards in the name of innovation, technology, design, and quality management.
About QD Vision, Inc.
QD Vision, Inc. is a leader in quantum dot display technology for QLED displays. Quantum dot technology is a superior next-generation alternative to OLED displays, providing unparalleled color representation at a highly competitive LCD cost structure. Color IQ™ quantum dot technology from QD Vision provides a unique optical component solution capable of delivering “full-gamut” color to the display industry. Founded in 2004, the company has raised more than $100 million in financing from top-tier venture capital firms and is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts. For more information visit: http://coloriq.com/.
COLOR IQ, QLED, and QD VISION are trademarks of QD Vision, Inc. The COLOR IQ and QD VISION trademarks are registered in one or more countries.
Amit Chakravarty (QD Vision, EMEA)
Jenna Beaucage (QD Vision, North America)
Elva Zhou 周妍雯 (QD Vision, China)