IDW/AD '16


Special Topics of Interest

Oxide-Semiconductor TFT

Currently, oxide semiconductor TFTs have been hugely successful in the industrial fields of flat panel displays. However, they are not yet a completed technology and we can find a lot of improvements day by day. In this IDW, not only the champion of the oxide semiconductor, IGZO, but also other finalists, including novel oxide materials, will be presented. New device structures and innovative deposition processes including solution processes will be also presented. By clarifying the operation mechanism, we can improve the performance stability. High resolution and large displays as well as challenging applications will be proposed. “Oxide semiconductors are the jewelry box in the information display world !” Don’t miss it!

AR/VR and Hyper Reality

In recent years, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications have been making substantial progress with high-performance display devices and sensors including cameras with tracking capabilities and computer graphics technologies.
There are several sessions for wearable devices such as head-mounted- displays. PRJ-WS introduces researches on hardware issues, LCT-WS on the quality of LCD, and VHF-WS on human perception side of wearable devices. We also introduce research about AR systems. PRJ-WS and DES- WS co-organize a session for introducing Spatial AR, which uses projector (s) for AR, while 3D-WS and 3DSA-WS introduce hyper realistic display systems and audio/haptic displays. A session organized by INP-WS introduces user interaction techniques used in AR systems.
Five oral and poster papers plan to present their works at I-DEMO. Please enjoy the state-of-the-art AR research.

Lighting and Quantum Dot Technologies

The Lighting Technologies of STI will cover all aspects of science and technologies of lighting including LED lighting, OLED lighting, flexible lighting, manufacturing of lighting, lighting materials, device structures for lighting and internal or external efficiency enhancement technologies. A highlight for IDW/AD ’16 will be the presentations on development of a high efficiency laser spotlight illuminator with a novel patterned phosphor structure and technological improvements in the phosphors for displays and high CRI lamps (PH-WS), applications of quantum dot materials, high brightness LED, energy-saving displays and lighting devices (MEET-WS) and OLED lighting technologies with stacked white OLED, lighting applications and advanced LED technologies including perovskite and quantum dots (OLED-WS).

Printed Electronics

Printing technologies are opening up a new era of electronic devices with their high productivity, low cost, large scale and low environmental- burden fabrication advantages. Printed Electronics, a Special Topics of Interest from IDW ’14, will cover all aspects concerning printed electronics from scientific and technological viewpoints. This year, three workshops (FMC, OLED, and FLX) will hold sessions including standardization activities on printed electronics (FMC), solution- processed TFTs and OLEDs (OLED), and alignment technologies for printing process (FLX).

Automotive Displays

Under situations where a variety of display technologies are introduced into the automobile fields, a session “Automotive Displays (AUTO)” is newly scheduled as one of the Special Topics of Interest (STI) in 2016. There are many presentations related to the automotive technology in the IDW spreading across the workshops such as 3D, VHF, PRJ, DES, LCT, and INP. AUTO shares common features of automobile use in them. Sixteen oral or poster presentations are scheduled in the AUTO. For examples, much research into Head-Up Displays (HUD) that deal with Augmented Reality (AR), or 3-D display will be presented. Furthermore a technology that utilizes the lighting as the communication means and a study of an electronic tactile display will be presented besides HUD technology. These novel studies will surely attract your attention regardless of your position as a designer or a user of automobiles.


Topical Session

User Experience and Cognitive Engineering (UXC)

Displays are now diversified in its size from large ones to mobile and wearable ones. Displays are presently used in various situations from the office to towns to automobiles. Display technologies need to pay attention to the world where they are used. IDW will launch a new topic focusing on user studies and interaction design proposals to explore future display environments. This topic will cover all aspects of social studies, cognitive science, and human-computer interaction that aim to open up new use scenarios of displays.


IDW Scope

LC Science and Technologies (LCT)

The LCT workshop covers topics from fundamental studies to recent developments in LCD technologies and LC materials. Of special note this year are the four invited presentations related to high resolution LCDs, photo alignment technologies, new LC materials for FFS-mode LCDs and flexible LCDs. Moreover, new LC technologies, such as LC lenses, and photovoltaic system will be presented.

Active-Matrix Displays (AMD)

The AMD workshop covers Si-TFT, oxide TFT, organic TFT, OLED, sensors, memories, and the other devices. Recent paper presentations tend to focus on oxide TFT, which are expected to play a role in applications for higher definition LC and OLED displays than 8K4K or 800 ppi. We highlight the oxide TFT as a special topic of interest (STI-OXT) with six dedicated sessions covering a wide area from materials, physics, devices, and processes to applications. Furthermore, we have prepared two sessions for organic, printed, and flexible electronics mainly based on organic semiconductors. We look forward to your participation!

FPD Manufacturing, Materials and Components (FMC)

The FMC workshop covers recent developments and achievements in the field of flat panel display technologies, including display optics, materials, components, display panel manufacturing and measurements technologies. The oral presentations contain more than 24 papers of which 9 are invited papers. In addition, more than 10 posters will be presented. In the FMC sessions, papers related to optical polarizer films, holographic waveguide display, retro-reflector for aerial display, micro- structured films for wide viewing, liquid crystal for space-variant polarization, flexible surface light sources, thin-film coatings on large size ultra-thin glass for flexible devices, phase change materials for reflective displays, thin film organic photodiodes on CMOS, and textured LTPS film by a single scanning CLC will be presented. The FMC-WS is supporting FLX-WS and PE of special topics of interest, in which the recent trends in these fields will be presented.

Inorganic Emissive Display and Phosphors (PH)

The PH workshop presents the latest achievements in devices and phosphors for inorganic emissive displays, general lighting and liquid- crystal backlighting. Invited talks will be presented on emerging technologies such as high quality nanomaterials, quantum dots and laser spotlight illuminator.

OLED Displays and Related Technologies (OLED)

The OLED workshop covers all aspects of the science and technologies of OLED, QLED, OTFT and other organic devices, ranging from material research, basic device physics for display including backplane technologies and other applications. The oral and poster sessions will cover OLED device technologies including OLED lighting technologies (LIT), OLED evaluation technologies and materials. Recent progress such as OLED displays, advanced OLED lighting, organic TFT and thermally activated delayed fluorescent (TADF) materials etc. will be reported on at IDW/AD ’16

3D/Hyper-Realistic Displays and Systems (3D)

The 3D workshop focuses on recent progress in 3D and hyper-realistic displays and systems. It covers dual-/multi-view stereoscopic image, autostereoscopic display, 2D/3D image conversion, holography and holographic elements, integral photography, light field processing and analysis, volumetric images, aerial images, omni-directional images, immersive visualization system, depth and shape estimation, 3D scanner and printer, multi/hyper-spectral imaging, multi-color-primaries and hyperspectral display, crosstalk evaluation, visual depth and material perception, image coding and transmission, standardization, new optical components, and more in the field of 3D/hyper-reality technologies. This year, the 3D workshop presents a lot of sessions in conjunction with 3DSA workshop to provide good opportunity for audiences to understand the trends in these fields.

Applied Vision and Human Factors (VHF)

The VHF workshop covers all topics on vision, human factors, and image quality relating to information displays. We have five VHF oral sessions on Ergonomics for automotive applications, Display measurement and simulation, Human factors and applications, Visual comfort and motion sickness, Color vision and illumination, in addition to a VHF poster session. We also have a joint session with a 3D workshop on the theme of AR (Augmented Reality), a human factor session, and user experience and cognitive engineering session. Three invited talks will be given in the oral sessions, concerning LED Color targets Visual Effects of Concave Curved Displays, and Visually Induce Motion Sickness.

Projection and Large-Area Displays and Their Components (PRJ)

The PRJ workshop covers the latest wearable applications, vehicle display technologies, head lights, solid-state light sources, holograms, short throw optics etc., projection mapping, Augmented Reality (virtual reality), 3D measurement, standardization of wearable/new light sources and all the projection technologies. This year, our session will focus on head light, wearable-related technologies, laser light sources, projection devices, projection mapping and standardization. A new session on standardization of wearable/new light sources has also been added. There will be 23 presentations, 20-oral and 3-poster, including 6 invited presentations in total.

Electronic Paper (EP)

The EP workshop focuses on current topics in electronic paper including rewritable paper and flexible displays. Newly developed e-Paper technologies are now eagerly sought for emerging applications such as e-Books, e-Notes, electronic shelf labels, signage, and IoT. Various novel technologies will be presented in the following 3 sessions; 1. electrophoretic displays (4 pigment full color, 3 pigment color, and multi color), 2. flexible technologies and e-Paper for IoT, and novel material technologies such as electrochromism.

MEMS and Emerging Technologies for Future Displays and Devices (MEET)

The MEET workshop is unique in covering all aspects of MEMS, nanotechnologies and emerging technologies concerning future displays, imaging devices, and emerging electron devices. It seeks to broaden the horizon of display and imaging technologies into cutting- edge technologies. Research areas such as materials, basic physics and fabrication processes are included. Among all the MEMS and display conferences in the world, this is the only opportunity for MEMS and cutting-edge technology researchers to gather and discuss such devices. Authorities from top research institutions around the world in this field have been invited. Invited speakers are from the University of Cambridge, Ecole Polytechnique, CEA-LETI, Brunel University, Seoul National University, Kyung Hee University, South China Normal University, Fuzhou University, Southern University of Science and Technology, Nanoco Technologies, Nanosys, X-Celeprint, Merck and Tohoku University. Together with contributed papers with high-quality content, this workshop is aimed at participants who wish to open up new fields in displays, imaging devices and emerging devices.

Display Electronic Systems (DES)

The DES workshop covers all aspects of display electronic systems in relation to video data processing, interface technologies, and cooperative operations between display components such as cells and backlights and sensors. This year, we will have 23 papers including 9 invited talks and 10 poster presentations (excluding late-news). We will organize one special session to celebrate the 10th anniversary of DES, and three normal sessions related to spatial augmented reality, 3D displays and sensors, and high image quality technology are planned.

Flexible Electronics (FLX)

The FLX workshop focuses on advanced technologies for flexible electronics including displays, wearable sensors, and IoT technologies, which are composed of a wide range of fields from material science to practical applications. The sessions cover all aspects of the hottest flexible devices and material technologies including new TFT fabrication technologies, flexible substrates, encapsulation, innovative printing processes, new printing machines and evaluation techniques.

Touch Panels and Input Technologies (INP)

Interface technologies such as touch panels and interactive technologies are the stars of the session. AR/Interactive systems such as haptics and AR are special topics of INP. Computer vision and natural interface technologies are still important research topics of INP. This year, new topics will be presented: automotive application and force sensing are special topics. INP papers will open a new window in displays and interactive technologies, not only for devices but also for systems, making them essential viewing.

The 8th International Conference on 3D Systems and Applications (3DSA)

3DSA (Three Dimensional Systems and Applications) workshop is an international conference on audio-visual 3D technologies, systems, applications and other hyper-realistic systems, such as 3D capturing and processing, 3D coding and transmission, 3D displays and systems, 3D contents and applications, holographic technology, human vision, augmented reality, virtual reality, immersive display systems, free viewpoint image systems, ultra-realistic audio systems, and interactive systems. It is organized by the Ultra Realistic Communication Forum (URCF) / National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) / The Virtual Reality Society of Japan (VRSJ) in Japan, 3D Interaction Display Alliance (3DIDA) / Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) / Society for Information Display (SID) Taipei Chapter in Taiwan, and the Association of Realistic Media Industry (ARMI) / Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) and Korean Society of Broadcast Engineers (KSBE) in Korea. This year, it is held in conjunction with IDW/AD ’16 as 3DSA workshop in IDW/AD ’16.