AU Optronics Corp.showcses highlights spanning from smart home, gaming to vehicle applications, including the mass produced 85-inch 8K4K bezel-less ALCD TV display, AHVA gaming monitor, gaming notebook PC display with mini LED backlight and HDR, LTPS notebook PC display, and ultra high resolution vehicle cockpit display adopting direct bonding lamination.
The company, which has partnered with global electronics giants to form the 8K Association (8KA) to jointly promote 8K ecosystem development, demonstrates the 85-inch 8K4K (7680x4320) bezel-less ALCD TV display combining leading HDR with low reflection, 120Hz high refresh rate, quantum dot wide color gamut and curved design .Also on display are a 65-inch bezel-less TV display with peak brightness as high as 2,000 nits and 3.5mm black matrix for a maximized viewing area.
In terms of gaming applications, the 27-inch QHD (2560x1440) display boasts 165Hz high refresh rate and 1ms response time and is currently the fastest gaming monitor display equipped with AHVA technology. In addition, the UHD 4K (3840x2160) gaming notebook PC display has mini LED backlight with 240 dimming zones and peak brightness of over 1,000 nits, meeting the highest VESA DisplayHDR performance level. For users who are on the move, AUO's 14-inch full HD T-con embedded driver LTPS LCD adopts a special MUX (multiplexer) design and reduces its PCBA to an extremely small size. This slim and light notebook PC display consumes less than 1 watt of power under the normal 150-nit operation mode.
AUO has long foreseen the market demand of smart vehicles sporting high potency and customized displays. The company's ultra high resolution vehicle cockpit display, adopting direct bonding lamination to combine a 12.3-inch cluster, 13.2-inch CID and 12.3-inch front passenger seat touch panel. At the CID, in particular, symmetrical holes are drilled in the active area to allow buttons or control dials to be installed. For 12.3-inch curved and 10.1-inch CID displays, in-cell touch solution integrating touch and display driver ICs was employed to create a thinner panel for more design freedom at the center console.