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Welcome to Display Week
By Stephen P. Atwood

Industry News
By Jenny Donelan

Guest Editorial
The Progress of Vehicle Displays
By Silviu Pala

Best Products of 2014: 2015 SID Display Industry Awards 
Each year, the Society for Information Display’s Display Industry Awards Committee selects six award winners that have advanced the state of the art of display products and technology in the categories of Display of the Year, Display Component of the Year, and Display Application of the Year.
By Jenny Donelan

Frontline Technology: Emissive Projection Technology Enables a Full-Windshield Head-Up Display
The authors have developed a full-windshield head-up display (FW-HUD) for automotive applications. This new display is based on emissive projection display technology and forms photo-quality images on a fully transparent RGB emissive screen, after selective excitation of the screen by images in multiple ultra-violet wavebands from a projector. With this FW-HUD, information can be graphically displayed anywhere on a windshield without limitation on viewing angles.
By Ted Sun

Frontline Technology: Next-Generation Head-Up Displays
HUD 2.0 may function as a primary information-display technology for vehicle drivers rather than a source of merely helpful or ancillary information.
By Alan Rankin and Jason Thompson

Frontline Technology: Technologies and Trends for Vehicular Displays
Displays have become an integral part of the driving experience. The author takes a brief look back at the history of displays and then a look forward at how displays in vehicles will meet the ever-increasing demands put on them.
By Silviu Pala

Frontline Technology: Automotive Applications for Passive-Matrix OLEDs
Passive-matrix OLED technologies offer some excellent advantages for automotive designers. However, consideration also needs to be given to factors that could affect design performance, including luminance decay, burn-in, power consumption, and color availability.
By Jeff Hatfield, Yoshiyuki Kobayashi, and Akihiro Nonaka

Display Marketplace: Can Advanced Assembly Techniques Alter the Dynamic of Display Manufacturing?
The mass production of flat-panel displays has been dominated by the use of TFTs, deposited via vacuum lithography, to drive LCD or OLED panels. This approach has been a strength in terms of standardization and massive scale up to Gen 10 fabs and beyond, but also a weakness in that the cost has made profitability elusive over a quarter century of production and in a limited selection of display shapes and sizes. Emerging manufacturing techniques that combine semiconductor production with relatively simple assembly have the potential to change this dynamic.
By Paul Semenza

Trade-Show Preview: Products on Display at Display Week 2015
Some of the products on display at North America’s largest electronic-display exhibition are previewed.
By The Editorial Staff

SID News
EuroDisplay 2015 Call for Papers
By Jenny Donelan