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.