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SID Reveals Display Week 2019 I-Zone Winners

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Information Display (SID) announced the winners of the  I-Zone (Innovation Zone) at its 56th International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, known as Display Week 2019, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. taking place this week (May 12-17).  Thousands from across the world are receiving a sneak peek at new products that will be hitting the shelves both in the US and internationally within the next few years as it pertains to displays.

Display Week 2019 Logo (PRNewsfoto/Society for Information Display)

The I-Zone winners honor the most significant advances in display technology and systems, products, prototypes and manufacturing processes presented by exhibitors at Display Week.  Winners are chosen for their ability to generate excitement within the display industry, along with the general public, global media and analyst communities.  This year's winners were selected from more than 250 exhibitors. 

The following are this year's I-Zone winners:

Best Prototype

  • Holst Centre for its highly transparent, thin-film biometric scanner integrated on top of a flat-panel display (Booth #240/15)


  • Boréas Technologies for its low-power, multi-frequency haptic driver architecture suitable for mobile devices (Booth # 1840/28)
  • LPKF Laser & Electronics AG for its novel laser-etching process enabling foldable display substrates (Booth #240/9)
  • Sonavi Labs for its digital stethoscope with a unique integration of low-power display and touch technology with global life-changing implications (Booth #240/2)
  • TouchNetix, Ltd. for its commercialization of multifunction IC that includes capacitive touch, force sensing, and haptic feedback (Booth #240/4)  

At Display Week 2019, the Society for Information Display provides a forum for live demonstrations of emerging information display technologies and related areas in the main Exhibit Hall. The I-Zone showcases the cutting-edge demos and prototypes that will lead to the products of tomorrow.

The I-Zone offers start-up companies space to demonstrate their prototypes or other hardware demo units for three days free of charge at the premier display exhibition in North America, and gives attendees a chance to view best-in-class emerging information display technologies in a dedicated area on the show floor.

"SID would like to congratulate all I-Zone winners for their commitment to advancing the display industry technology," said Helge Seetzen, president of The Society for Information Display (SID). "The electronic information display industry has seen more change in the last decade than in the last 50 years, contributing to the event's ongoing international appeal; and each year, it is challenging to select the winners as there is so much competition."

It is not too late to attend SID Display Week 2019. Attendees can register on-site and the exhibit hall is open until Thursday, May 16. For more information, please visit: http://www.displayweek.org/.

About Display Week 2019
The 56th Display Week, presented by the Society for Information Display (SID), will take place May 12-17 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Display Week is the world's leading event focused on emerging electronic display and visual information technologies from concept to market. Display Week attracts attendees from the entire ecosystem of R&D, engineering, design, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales and financial, as well as commercial and consumer end-user markets. It delivers unparalleled learning opportunities, market-moving trends, sourcing, roadmaps-to-market, and connections for career and business growth. For more information on Display Week 2019, visit www.displayweek.org or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @DisplayWeek (hashtag #DisplayWeek19), Instagram @siddisplayweek or the Display Week YouTube Channel.

About SID
The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the electronic display and visual information technology industries. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic display and visual information technologies, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry's best new products. 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 www.sid.org.


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