A three-step lamination process for integrating transparent Lumineq displays in glass: 1. Lamination Introduction Package 2. Definition of display contents 3. Creation of the production display.
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The world’s most reliable displays just got even better.
Lumineq displays are known for their excellent readability, long product life and long-term availability for a wide range of demanding applications – on land, at sea and in the air.
In Embedded World 2017, Beneq introduced new Lumineq display products with unsurpassed temperature ranges and widely supported interfaces.
New year, new display applications
The beginning of the year is always a good time to plan ahead and we have recently updated our Lumineq display strategy too. Our improvement plans in the Lumineq business unit for the New Year are not about resolutions; our customer promise is to create the best optimized segmented displays for use in cockpits, to provide the world’s most reliable displays for extreme conditions, and to give our customers’ products a unique look and feel with our transparent displays. These are the cornerstones of our display business.
Transparent displays increase safety in cockpits and driver environments. Being able to add a see-through display in the line of sight allows new innovative instrumentation solutions.In-glass laminated HUD displays that disappear when the information is not required add value to windows, save dashboard space and improve ergonomics.
HUD goggles and other wearable virtual reality devices are receiving loads of attention these days, but the topic of this blog post are HUD glasses of another kind: Transparent Lumineq displays that have been laminated in or on a windscreen for showing driver information.
One of the main events in the world of transportation technology is the InnoTranstrade fair that takes places every second year in Berlin, Germany. InnoTrans 2016 is about to start and our transparent and customized Lumineq displays will once again be the eye-catchers of the show.
Come and see new concepts of in-glass laminated transparent displays
We have talked about atomic layer deposition in industrial use on many occasions In this blog, but we haven’t yet written stories about the oldest and largest ALD use case of them all.
Lumineq leadership strengthened with Petri Schroderus
Beneq, the leading global supplier of atomic layer deposition (ALD) equipment and thin film coating services, and world's premier manufacturer of thin film electroluminescent displays, today announced further investments and focus on transparent Lumineq displays and the appointment of Petri Schroderus as Vice President.
Transparent Lumineq® TASEL® displays are the most transparent displays in the world (with a transparency of over 80%). It gives them a unique look and feel.
We haven’t met a single person yet who would not have liked that look. After the first impression (wow!), people typically start asking questions: how do they work (it is based on electroluminescence), are the contents projected (they are not), how is it possible (it is magic). And quite often after a while: where would you use them?
Beneq Introduces a New Way of Operating and a Company-wide Operations Unit
Beneq changes organization according to its strategy by forming an Operations unit
common to both businesses (Thin Film Equipment and Lumineq Displays). The Operations unit will be responsible for product manufacturing, delivery, procurement and related sales operations. Growth is seen especially within Coating Services and Custom Displays.
Operations will support Beneq’s change by focusing especially on:
1) the Coating Services delivery process
One of the main selling points of our rugged Lumineq displays is that they tolerate extreme cold without any heating components better than any other display type.
Recently, we received an invitation to show this in practice to some potential customers in North America. Where do you go in North America if you want to show that your displays work perfectly in the cold? Alaska, of course.
When it gets really cold LCD displays simply won’t do
The business for embedded displays has been defined by the limited set of display shapes and sizes. A typical design process for display products starts with a standard rectangular display and builds the product around the screen with given measurements.
Custom Lumineq® displays for demanding end-product specifications
As Beneq continues to expand its business of Lumineq® displays for extreme conditions, there is a growing need for wider distribution of the company’s rugged thin film electroluminescence (TFEL) displays as well as the fully transparent TASEL® displays, which have a substantial installed base and range of interesting future applications in the defense, transportation outdoor instrumentation and medical electronics markets.
Mr Thomas Koch has been appointed Area Sales Director for Lumineq Displays as of August 1st, 2015. Mr Koch’s area of sales responsibility is Central and Southern Europe.
Following the steadily increasing interest towards Lumineq display products, both non-transparent and transparent, and in order to better serve customers, both existing and new, Lumineq Displays is strengthening its sales force.
On May 19 and 20, 2015, Lumineq hosted its third annual Distributor Meeting at the Lumineq Displays facilities in Espoo, Finland. Distributors gathered from all parts of the world to meet and discuss the strengthened global presence of the company and to see Lumineq’s recently launched EL40S segmented display and the EL640.480-AA1 color matrix display.
Continuing the company’s exceptional commitment to extending a product’s lifetime, Lumineq® is offering a limited edition of drop-in replacement units for the previous generation of the colored EL640.480-AA1 display. This enables customers to further lengthen the lifetime of their existing applications and fulfill any service obligations from unforeseen external circumstances.
When a job requires immediate and accurate decisions – operators need information at a glance. Even at a safe distance – or from an extreme angle. Until now, displays haven't been reliable enough to handle such requirements. That is – until Lumineq EL40S.
The Lumineq EL40S display is the result of years of experience and feedback from the field. Today’s operators need to be more efficient, precise as well as stay safe in all demanding work conditions.
That’s why Lumineq EL40S is creating a new revolution in readability:
Mr Jukka Nieminen has been appointed Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development for Beneq. Mr Nieminen will hold executive responsibility for sales in both business units of Beneq, i.e., Thin Film Equipment and Lumineq Displays.
North America is one of the key market areas for Lumineq Displays, with a substantial installed base in the defense, instrumentation and medical electronics markets. As sales to North America continue to grow, Lumineq Displays has selected Sensible Micro Corporation and Braemac CA as its first distributors for the US, Canada and Mexico.
This year from Oct 13-15, Lumineq Displays showed its full spectrum of non-transparent and transparent products to an AUSA audience in Washington DC that was captivated by its technology. The next stop to awe the crowds was Electronica 2014 in Munich, the world’s leading fair for components, systems and applications.
As of Thursday, June 12, 2014, Beneq’s facilities in Vantaa will join Lumineq Displays on its premises in Espoo, Finland.
Now for the first time, Beneq Thin Film Equipment and Beneq Lumineq® Displays will be under the same roof, enabling the two complementary entities to take greater advantage from their synergies.
The Espoo plant in Finland, the biggest concentration of ALD equipment in the world, will be the place that combines the vivid past, present and future of ALD.
To kick off 2014, Lumineq® Displays showed off its transparent TASEL® and TFEL range of unique display products to interested buyers around the world at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, and at the massive FPD show in Shanghai, China. Right before this year’s exhibition season began, Lumineq Displays also entered a significant cooperation agreement with i-sft of Germany, a solution provider of flat panel technologies for demanding display applications.
Espoo, January 30th, 2014
From February 25 – 27, Lumineq® Displays will be exhibiting its latest transparent electroluminescent TASEL displays and thin film electroluminescent TFEL displays at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, for the second year in a row. We are looking forward to meeting you at our stand: Hall 1, Booth 1-148.
Espoo, August 22nd, 2013
As of June 2013, Lumineq® Displays has now established a complete and independent organization for the sales of thin film electroluminescent displays (TFEL) and transparent electroluminescent displays (TASEL) in the US that is fully ready to serve customers throughout North America.
Espoo, July 1st 2013
From June 10 – 11, 2013, distributors from around the world were able to meet each other and the new, extended team behind the Lumineq® Displays business in Espoo, Finland. This is the first meeting of its kind in that it was exclusively dedicated to the distributors in the thin film electroluminescent (TFEL) business. Even more important, this was an opportunity for all to come together under the one Lumineq brand name.
Espoo, May 30th 2013
Mr Yuri Kochanov has been appointed Country Manager of OOO Beneq as of May 20, 2013. Together with his team in Russia, the recently opened Beneq subsidiary in Saint Petersburg is ready to serve customers with a complete palette of Lumineq displays, thin film coating services and thin film coating equipment.
Espoo, April 24th 2013
Lumineq transparent electroluminescent displays (TASEL) are creating a buzz among industrial designers and producers of high-end applications who are looking for unique ways to make their products stand out. TASEL displays are based on 30 years of proven manufacturing experience and 3 million display deliveries. What makes TASEL different from other transparent display technologies is the unparalleled optical quality and clarity.
Espoo, March 18th 2013
Based on the excited welcome Beneq’s Lumineq displays received at Embedded World in Nuremberg in February this year, there is a significant existing market to serve and an immense amount of potential for new applications, both for non-transparent and transparent displays.
Espoo, February 4th 2013
With Beneq’s acquisition of the thin film electroluminescent (TFEL) business from US Planar Systems, Inc., the factory located in Olarinluoma, Finland, has become the largest in the world for atomic layer deposition (ALD) enabled products.
Espoo, December 3rd 2012
Espoo, December 3rd 2012
On November 30th 2012, Beneq announced the acquisition of the Finnish-based electro-luminescence (EL) business from US Planar Systems, Inc., a global leader in digital display technology. The name of the new business unit, Lumineq, stands for Beneq’s strong commitment to thin film electroluminescence (TFEL) technology and the industrial production of other ALD (atomic layer deposition) enabled products. These products will be offered in addition to Beneq’s existing product portfolio.