Canon is considering the OLED materials business as the adoption of OLED panels such as smartphones and TVs is spreading. OLED panels are used in electronic finders in Canon’s mirrorless cameras.
Although no specific production date has been announced, the company will focus on research and development, group companies in Fukui Prefecture, and Fukui Canon.
Canon Tokki, the No. 1 OLED evaporator market share, is a subsidiary.
Canon is developing TADF luminescent materials as Cu-complex compounds. (Japanese Patent JP2011213643A)