Plessey Semiconductors Articles
microLED extended with a passive matrix micro-display
Plessey, an embedded technologies developer at the forefront of microLED technology for augmented and mixed reality (AR/MR) display applications, has added passive matrix microLED displays to its Data-Vµ product family.
Native Red InGaN LEDs on silicon microLED displays
Plessey, an embedded technologies developer at the forefront of microLED technology for the Augmented Reality (AR) and display markets, has successfully developed a world’s first GaN on Silicon-based Red LED. Whilst InGaN-based Blue and Green LEDs are commercially available, Red LEDs are typically based on AlInGaP material or colour converted Red.
Discover a microLED direct-drive display platform
Plessey has introduced a microLED Direct-Drive display platform and development kit, based on its proprietary monolithic GaN-on-Silicon technology. Plessey’s Direct-Drive displays provide OEM’s and product developers with a solution to retrofit current products or develop new concept designs, around a compact, flexible and highly efficient microLED display.
GaN-on-Silicon microLED display for ultra-high resolution
Plessey has produced a 2.5-micron pixel pitch ultra-high resolution microLED display. Using its propriety monolithic GaN-on-Silicon (GaN-on-Si) technology, Plessey has achieved technology breakthroughs including the latest development of an ultra-fine, ultra-high resolution 2000x2000 pixel display on a 2.5 microns pitch.
GaN-on-Silicon monolithic full HD microLED bonded displays
Embedded technologies developer at the forefront of microLED technology for augmented and mixed reality (AR/MR) display applications, Plessey, has announced a significant milestone in the development of its monolithic microLED displays alongside its backplane partner, Jasper Display Corp (JDC).
LED grow light winner in ‘Horticultural Lighting’
Developer of LED technologies and horticultural grow lighting, Plessey, has announced that its Hyperion Grow Light was recognised by the judges of the annual Sapphire Awards program at a Gala Event in Las Vegas on February 28th, 2019.
Complement existing top lighting in greenhouses
Developer of LED technologies and horticultural grow lighting, Plessey, has announced the launch of its new Hyperion Inter Light. The latest launch from Plessey’s Hyperion Grow Light brand comes after the growing success of its Hyperion top light range which saw over 10Ha of grow light installations in 2018.
Partnership to shrink full-colour microLED pixels by 87%
A partnership has been announced between Plessey Semiconductors and Nanoco Technologies to shrink the pixel size of monolithic microLED displays using Nanoco’s cadmium free quantum dot (CFQD quantum dots) semiconductor nanoparticle technology. Using its existing monolithic process, Plessey will integrate the Nanoco CFQD quantum dots into selected regions of blue LED wafers to add red and green light.
AR/VR glasses powered by microLEDs
It has been announced by Plessey that visitors to its booth at CES 2019 will be the first to wear AR and VR glasses powered by microLEDs. The next generation of Vuzix smart glasses will be demonstrated using technology that ditches OLEDs in favour of microLED displays. Vuzix is the first company to present Plessey’s microLEDs in action for AR applications.
MicroLED display technology for AR lands CES 2019 honour
Developer of optoelectronic technology, Plessey, has announced that it has been named a CES 2019 Innovation Awards Honoree in the Embedded Technologies category. The company has been recognised for its monolithic microLED displays, which reportedly deliver greater light output, better contrast and improved resolution in AR applications.
Driving GaN-on-Silicon monolithic microLED technology for AR
Developer of optoelectronic technology solutions, Plessey, is collaborating with EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment, to bring high-performance GaN-on-Silicon (GaN-on-Si) monolithic microLED technology to the mass market. microLEDs are a key optical technology for next-generation AR applications.
Enhancing microLED display innovation
Plessey has announced that it has placed an order for its next reactor from AIXTRON SE, the provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry. The AIX G5+ C metal organic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD) reactor will boost Plessey’s manufacturing capability of gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) wafers targeting next-generation microLED applications.
GaN-on-Silicon monolithic microLEDs display innovation
Optoelectronic technology solution developer, Plessey, has placed an order for its next reactor from AIXTRON SE. The AIX G5+ C metal organic chemical vapour deposition (MOCVD) reactor will boost Plessey’s manufacturing capability of gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) wafers targeting next-gen microLED applications.
Tailored backplane for monolithic microLED displays
Plessey Semiconductors has announced a strategic partnership with Jasper Display Corp (JDC). Plessey is going to utilise JDC’s innovative silicon backplane to drive its own monolithic microLED displays manufactured on its proprietary GaN-on-Silicon (GaN-on-Si) wafers. Unveiled by JDC earlier this year at CES in Las Vegas, the eSP70 silicon backplane is tailored for the needs of microLED devices.
LED grow light chosen for indoor lettuce greenhouse project
Developer of LED technologies and horticultural grow lighting, Plessey, has announced that B4Hydrogrow, a new venture from Dutch lettuce grower B-Four Agro, will install Plessey’s new Hyperion 1750 micromole/s LED top-lights in its first greenhouse measuring 29,000m².
Energy-saving battery storage system inaugurated in Plymouth
Plessey has announced the opening of a new 2MW behind the meter (BTM) battery storage solution installed at its flagship manufacturing and R&D site in Plymouth, Devon. The project was completed by KiWi Power. This project follows KiWi Power’s success in building two other BTM battery storage systems in the UK. The company is targeting an extensive roll-out of similar BTM projects for high energy users particularly in the commercial...
Next-gen AR smart glasses with microLED technology
Plessey Semiconductors has announced it is partnering with Vuzix. The two companies are partnering to develop the necessary technologies for a generation of AR Smart Glasses, based around the combination of Plessey’s microLED light source product family, Quanta-Brite, and Vuzix’ expertise and IP in Smart Glasses and essential optic technologies.
Plessey to discuss advances in the microLED market at Display Week 2018
Plessey Semiconductors has announced it will deliver a presentation on new advances in the microLED market at Display Week 2018, an international trade show and symposium held in Los Angeles from 20th to 25th May and organised by the Society for Information Display.
Hyperion 1750 LED lights up UK tomato greenhouse project
Plessey has announced that Sterling Suffolk will install Plessey’s new Hyperion 1750 LED top light in its first greenhouse, which measures 54,400m². The Hyperion 1750 is the latest LED grow light in the Hyperion product range and has a maximum light performance output of 1750micromole/s, equivalent to a 1000 W SON-T. All Hyperion grow lights come in a range of standard and tailor-made spectrums, with a host of features and benefit...
MicroLED-based AR and VR HUD concept displayed at CES 2018
Plessey Semiconductors has successfully demonstrated how its monolithic microLED technology can be used to deliver the next-gen of Head-Up Displays (HUDs), enabling new AR and VR applications. MicroLEDs are emerging as the only technology that can provide high luminance in a small format. All leading manufacturers of wearable technologies are currently pursuing manufactures that can deliver a suitable microLED solution.