May 13, 2022

Magnachip launches large-scale mass production of OLED DDIC for OLED TVs

Magnachip Semiconductor Corp. began large-scale mass production of an organic light-emitting diode (OLED DDIC) display driver IC for OLED TVs.

The recent surge in streaming and console gaming usage amid COVID-19 has spurred the demand for full-size HDTVs and as a result, global TV makers are launching high-end OLED TV models. . Magnachip has developed a DDIC product for UHD OLED TVs based on improved high-voltage analog process technology and sophisticated designs and began initial mass production late last year.

The new DDIC supports a maximum of 960 source output channels, and together with a chip-on-film (COF) package and high-speed serial interface, it is an ideal solution for UHD OLED TVs. Thanks to Magnachip’s advanced technology to optimize the resolution, the new product supports different resolutions between HD (1366 x 768) and UHD 4K (3840×2160). It can also be applied to different sizes of panels, ranging from 40 inches to 80 inches.

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According to Omdia, a global market research firm, the compound annual growth rate of global shipments of OLED TV panels is expected to increase by 14%, from 7.4 million units in 2021 to 12.7 million. units in 2025. As a result, this trend is expected to increase demand. for high performance OLED DDIC solutions.

“The market share of OLED TVs in the premium TV market is growing,” said YJ Kim, CEO of Magnachip. “Magnachip will strengthen its technical leadership in the OLED DDIC market for large screens by delivering high performance products in a timely manner and will continue to diversify its product portfolio with advanced OLED DDIC solutions to meet a wider range of applications. , including various IT appliances and automobiles.