With more than 10 years of experience in manufacturing of OLED microdisplays, the research institute will contribute to the development of mobile displays with multimodal feedback.
The science location Dresden with the Technical University at the lead and further project partners, including the Fraunhofer FEP, has been awarded the contract for three of the six submitted project outlines. The Fraunhofer FEP is partner in the successful CeTI project proposal - a Center for Tactile Internet with Human-in-the-Loop.
New communication technologies to support real time and the understanding of the human body and its ability to react are necessary. To meet these challenges, CeTI will establish interdisciplinary research and make contributions in key areas of human control in man-machine cooperation, sensor/actuator technologies, software and hardware design, and communication networks.
“Tactile Internet with Human in the Loop relies on proper I/O devices: ultra-low power and low-latency OLED micro-displays in wearable near-to-eye displays (‘eyeables’) are a key component for it, e. g., in AR and VR glasses,” said Dr. Uwe Vogel, deputy director and head of the Microdisplays and Sensors business unit. “Fraunhofer FEP’s experience in R&D and industrial transfer of micro-display technology and devices, and their incorporation into smart eyewear solutions will specifically help CeTI to achieve the overall 1 ms latency target.”
For the first time, a new backplane concept for OLED microdisplays is to be implemented at the Fraunhofer FEP, which works with CMOS backplane processes in advanced technology nodes (deep sub-micron). This allows the development of high resolution microdisplays with very low latency and low power consumption.