The Society For Information Display Applauds Winners Of Display Industry Awards, Best In Show And I-Zone Award Recipients

   The Society For Information Display Applauds Winners Of Display Industry
               Awards, Best In Show And I-Zone Award Recipients

PR Newswire

CAMPBELL, Calif., May 23, 2013

CAMPBELL, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SID's Display Week 2013 is
nearing the end of its week-long stay at the Vancouver Convention Centre. At
yesterday's Awards Luncheon, the society celebrated the winners of the Display
Industry Awards, and show-related awards for Best in Show and I-Zone. This
year's winners include:


The winners of SID's 18th annual Display Industry Awards are:

Display of the Year:Granted to a display with novel and outstanding features
such as new physical or chemical effects, or a new addressing method.

  oGold Award:Sharp and Semiconductor Energy Laboratory (SEL) for Sharp's
    IGZO LCD (as used in the AQUOS Phone Zeta SH-02E)
  oSilver Award:Shenzhen China Star's 110-inch 4K x 2K 3D TFT-LCD TV

Display Application of the Year:Granted for a novel and outstanding
application of a display, where the display itself is not necessarily a new

  oGold Award:Apple's iPad with Retina Display
  oSilver Award:Nokia Lumia 920

Display Component of the Year:Granted for a novel component (sold as a
separate part and incorporated into a display) that has significantly enhanced
a display's performance. A component may also include display-enhancing
materials and/or parts fabricated with new processes.

  oGold Award:QD Vision's Color IQ™^Optical Component
  oSilver Award:Sharp's Moth-Eye Technology

A more comprehensive description of the award winners is included in the
Display Week 2013 Show Issue of Information Displaymagazine, or on the
Display Week website.


The winners of the Display Week Best in Show Awards were also announced at
yesterday's Awards Luncheon. These awards highlight the most significant new
products and technologies showcased on the exhibit floor. The Best in Show
winners are chosen for the significance of their development and/or product
and for their ability to generate excitement within the display industry,
along with the general public, global media and analyst communities. This
year's four winners were selected from more than 170 exhibitors that were
demonstrating the innovations that continue to drive the display industry.

Large Exhibit Category:

  o3M for its quantum-dot color enhancement film (Booth #901)

Medium Exhibit Category:

  oE Ink for its three-pigment electronic paper display (Booth #1215)

Small Exhibit Category:

  oCima NanoTech for its self-assembling silver nanoparticle mesh technology
    (Booth #1131)
  oUniversal Display Corporation for its borderless flexible OLED lighting
    (Booth #514)

Debuting last year, the I-Zone showcases cutting-edge demos and prototypes
that will lead to the products of tomorrow. This year's winner of the "Best
Prototype at Display Week" is:

  oShinoda Plasma Co., Ltd., for a new film-type display using plasma tube

The Awards Luncheon also featured a very compelling closing keynote by Prof.
Ronald A. Rensink from the Departments of Computer Science and Psychology at
the University of British Columbia.Prof. Rensink's talk, "When Vision Science
Met Information Display," provided an insightful look into the intersection of
these two topics.

About Display Week

The 50^th SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, Display Week
2013, will take place May 19-24, 2013, at the Vancouver Convention Center in
Vancouver, Canada. Display Week is the premier international gathering of
scientists, engineers, manufacturers and users in the field of electronic
information displays. For more information on Display Week 2013, visit or follow us on Twitter at @DisplayWeek. Display
Week-related tweets can be created, viewed, and shared using the hash tag

About SID

The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional
organization focused on information displays. By exclusively focusing on the
advancement of electronic display technology, SID provides a unique platform
for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related
technologies while showcasing the industry's best new products. With more
than 6,000 members worldwide, the organization's members are professionals in
the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research,
design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. To promote industry
and academic technology development, while also educating consumers on the
importance of displays, SID hosts more than 10 conferences a year, including
Display Week, which brings industry and academia all under one roof to
showcase technology that will shape the future. SID's global headquarters are
located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008. For more
information, visit

SOURCE Society for Information Display (SID)

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