Philips Monitors Brings the Era of Quantum Dot Monitors to Europe

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27″ Monitor Achieves 99% Adobe RGB Color Using Color IQ™ Technology

BERLIN, September 2, 2015 – MMD, the leading technology company and brand license partner for Philips Monitors and QD Vision have joined forces to bring the world’s first quantum dot desktop monitor to Europe. The Philips 27″ Full HD monitor (276E6ADS) delivers 99% Adobe RGB color thanks to Color IQ™ technology from QD Vision. Philips monitors will showcase the quantum dot monitor at IFA, Hall 22 Booth 101.

“Quantum dot technology is changing the way monitor users think about color, and the new 27″ E Line monitor is the first on the market to showcase this new technology,” said Stefan Sommer, Director Marketing & Business Management EMEA at MMD “QD Vision is helping us create a monitor with 99% Adobe RGB color at a very aggressive price point, making it accessible to everyone who uses a monitor.”

Even at the highest price points, most of today’s monitors are only capable of displaying less than 95% of the Adobe RGB standard, with mainstream models typically only capable of presenting roughly 70% of the Adobe spectrum. Using QD Vision’s Color IQ solution, we can now produce monitors that deliver the full Adobe RGB standard (>99%), but at much lower overall costs.

The new E line monitor with Color IQ is ideal for entertainment and gaming, as well as professional photography and design. The 276E6ADS combines Color IQ optics with full HD resolution, resulting in a professional-quality display at the price of mainstream desktop monitors.

“The superior color of our edge-lit quantum dots and our strong price-performance characteristics make them an ideal catalyst for positive disruption in the global monitor industry,” said Matt Mazzuchi, Vice President, Market and Business Development at QD Vision. “Our close collaboration with Philips monitors brought this full gamut color monitor to European consumers.”

The new E6 quantum dot monitor will be available in October 2015 in Europe

More information on Philips LCD monitors: www.philips.com/lcdmonitors

About MMD
MMD is a wholly owned company of TPV established in 2009 through a brand license agreement with Philips. MMD exclusively markets and sells Philips branded LCD displays worldwide. By combining the Philips brand promise with TPV’s manufacturing expertise in displays, MMD uses a fast and focused approach to bringing innovative products to market. Through its network of local sales teams MMD works with all major IT distributors and resellers. The company’s design and development center is located in Taiwan. www.mmd-p.com.

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. http://www.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.

MMD Contact:
Chantal Blits
chantal.blits@tpv-tech.com

QD Vision Contacts:
Amit Chakravarty (QD Vision, EMEA)
achakravarty@waggeneredstrom.com

Jenna Beaucage (QD Vision, US)
QDV@rainierco.com

Elva Zhou 周妍雯 (QD Vision, China)
Elva.zhou@text100.com.cn

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