November 16, 2016
November 16, 2016 (Tokyo, Japan) - Japan Display Inc. (JDI) today announced collaboration with NTT DOCOMO, INC. as a member of their 5G Trial Sites*1 initiative, which will enable customers to experience new services and content using a 5G mobile communications system*2.
JDI will participate in site trials and demonstrations, which are expected to create new multimedia services, such as delivery of 4K/8K high resolution movies and virtual reality (VR) using 5G's ultra-high-speed data and excess capacity.
In the trials, JDI is proposing various next-generation display technologies and products, such as fast-response (120Hz frame rate), 8K high resolution, ultra-high resolution and fast-response VR technology, "FULL ACTIVE" technology, and ultra-low power consumption based on LTPS technology.
The outcomes of these 5G trials will be demonstrated at the DOCOMO R&D Open House 2016, which will take place at the DOCOMO R&D Center in the Yokosuka Research Park near Yokohama, Japan, on November 17 and 18, 2016.
*1 The 5G Trial Sites, which will enable customers to experience services and content leveraging 5G technology, will be the latest step towards a commercial 5G system that DOCOMO expects to launch in 2020.
*2 5G is a much anticipated mobile communications technology that will address the expected explosion in the number of mobile devices and the massive increase in network traffic in the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) era. 5G boasts ultra-high-speed data rates beyond 10Gbps, excess capacity, extra-low latency and greatly expanded connectivity compared to existing mobile communications systems.
Reference: NTT DOCOMO, INC. News Release
DOCOMO to Launch 5G Trial Environments that Enable Customers to Experience New Services and Content
Reference: JDI News Release
JDI Announces Development of World's First Standard Monitor Size 17.3-inch 8K4K LCD Module , October 01, 2015
Japan Display Inc. Develops "FULL ACTIVE" LCD Display , August 09, 2016
JDI Announces Development of a 32-inch Reflective-type Color LCD Module for Outdoor Digital Signage Systems , May 20, 2016
About Japan Display Inc.
Japan Display Inc. (JDI) is a leading global manufacturer of advanced small- and medium-sized LTPS LCD panels. By leveraging its advanced technologies and the world's largest LTPS production capacity, JDI provides high resolution, low power consumption and thin displays for smartphones, tablets, automotive electronics, digital cameras, medical equipment and other electronic devices. JDI, which commenced operations in April 2012, was formed through the consolidation of the display panel businesses of Sony, Hitachi and Toshiba. The company's common stock is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange with the securities code number 6740. For more information please visit: http://www.j-display.com/english/.
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