Universal Detection awarded OLED extension

EWING, N.J., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has extended a contract with Universal Display to deliver a prototype of its next-generation flexible display technology.

U.S. company Universal Display was awarded the extension from the Army Communication Electronics Research and Development Engineering Center. Under the more than $300,000 phase III deal, Universal Display will continue development of its flexible organic light-emitting diode display.


Under the extension Universal Display will partner with LG Display and L-3 to deliver a prototype of the flexible OLED display technology designed to provide soldiers with a wrist-mounted display system among other applications.

"The U.S. Army's continued support in this area is essential for flexible OLED display technology to reach its full potential for military and commercial applications," Steven Abramson, Universal Display president and chief executive officer, said in a statement.

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