More than 240,000 people from the consumer electronics world converged on Berlin, Germany last week for the annual IFA Tradeshow. Spread across 149,500 square meters at the Berlin Expo City Center, IFA is the preeminent consumer electronics and home appliances show in Europe.
As it has been since the beginning of 2015, quantum dot technology was the talk of the show, with countless commercial products on display. The technology leading the quantum dot momentum continued to be QD Vision’s Color IQ solution, with products on display in several booths around the venue.
Color IQ Product Demonstrations
- Hisense showcased the 55″ ULED K7100 TV – the first curved TV to feature QD Vision Color IQ quantum dot technology.
- Tongfang Global, which markets many of its products under the popular Seiki brand, debuted its 55GDH-A, a 55″ 4K Ultra HD Color IQ-based TV.
- Thomson displayed its 55″ 4K UHD TV (Model 55UA9806), which is currently on sale at select retailers throughout Europe.
- Philips demonstrated its 27″ Full HD quantum dot desktop monitor (276E6ADS) – the first monitor to use quantum dot technology and is also available for sale in Europe.
- TCL demonstrated a TV developed with CSOT and QD Vision that produces more than 90% of the Rec. 2020 color gamut standard for UHD displays. Also on display in TCL’s booth was the 55″ and 65″ H9700 quantum dot TVs.
A Year of Firsts for Color IQ Technology
IFA 2015 marks a watershed year of customer adoption and technology firsts for QD Vision’s Color IQ Technology.
- QD Vision is the first – and only – quantum dot supplier partnering with numerous manufacturers (7 announced in 2015) to bring quantum dots to market worldwide.
- Color IQ enabled TCL’s H9700 TV to achieve full-gamut 110% NTSC color performance.
- Philips and QD Vision introduced the world’s first quantum dot desktop monitors, delivering pro-grade 99% Adobe RGB color at an affordable price.
- Hisense and QD Vision launched the first curved quantum dot TV using Color IQ technology.
- QD Vision partnered with leading manufacturers to demonstrate televisions and computer monitors delivering more than 90% of the Rec. 2020 color gamut.
“It’s been a remarkable year for quantum dots, and QD Vision has been the catalyst driving the significant advancements we’re seeing in the display industry today,” said Steve Ward, Executive Chairman of QD Vision. “We’ve been at the forefront of the quantum dot movement since Sony first came to market in 2013 with our Color IQ technology, and we continue to lead – and push – the industry with our technological achievements and widespread customer adoption.”