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    Date submitted
  • 16-Nov-2016

Skin like Plasmonic Color Display

Abstract

Can we recreate structural color similar to nature (like the skin of a chameleon or of an octopus) that can adapt and change color and pattern to match its surroundings: a display that is thin, flexible, with a rich color gamut, use ambient light to reflect, angle independent and very low power: e-skin Displays has now created such a innovative and novel full color structural plasmonic display with a breakthrough grey/black state, a rich and bright color gamut, very high video rate enabling opportunities in Digital Signage, Consumer Electronics and Department of Defense applications.

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Who is your customer?

OOH (out of home) Digital and Print Signage DOD (US Army) Consumer Electronics Wearables Healthcare Apparel/Footwear/Nails/Jewelry

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

o Conventional displays are flat, rigid and thick o Displays require three static subpixels (RGB) o Transmissive displays have high power consumption

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

Opportunity:  Reflective display - low power consumption - no backlight  Surface changes color: eliminates need for RGB subpixels, increasing resolution three fold  iPhone 6+ retina display has 401 ppi, ours is capable of 1814 ppi  Capable of displaying video (< 10ms switching time)  Fabrication compatible with flexible substrates: can be made into wearables, flexible displays Unfair Advantages: ⊡ Micro-pixels (~2 um x 2 um) ⊡ Surface changes color, no need for RGB sub pixels. Increases resolution three fold ⊡ Capable of 30fps ⊡ Can be made on flexible substrates ⊡ Extremely low power ⊡ Scalable

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Innovative technology that can disrupt existing technologies in the market. with its almost ideal feature set. We won the prestigious Merck's Display Future Award as the top idea for 2015-2016. Merck is the inventor of LCD technology and a leader in the field.