Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > CopyTele Licenses Technology to AUO For E-Paper® and Nano Displays

Abstract:
CopyTele, Inc. (OTCBB:COPY) announced today that it has entered into two license agreements with AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO") (NYSE:AUO) of Hsinchu, Taiwan to produce and market CopyTele's E-Paper® and Nano Display technologies. The license agreements grant AUO an exclusive license for CopyTele's E-Paper® display patents and technology with the right to sublicense the technology to third parties and a non-exclusive license for CopyTele's Nano Display patents and technology with the right to consent to the granting of licenses of the Nano Display technology to third parties. Under the agreements, AUO will pay CopyTele aggregate license fees of US $10 million, $3 million payable as an initial fee and $7 million upon completion of certain conditions for the respective technologies. The terms of the agreements provide for the basis for royalty payments by AUO to CopyTele.

CopyTele Licenses Technology to AUO For E-Paper® and Nano Displays

Melville, NY | Posted on June 1st, 2011

Our advanced E-Paper® electrophoretic display technology utilizes specially coated particles in combination with a unique type of pixel structure to create an image. This new technology is applicable for electronic books and other low power applications. Our Nano display technology incorporates a new type of low voltage color phosphors in combination with nano materials and an electron emission system utilizing nano materials to produce color video information. CopyTele's Nano Display is applicable to small hand-held and larger size applications including TV's.

CopyTele Chairman and CEO, Denis A. Krusos, said, "We are pleased to have an agreement with AUO, one of the world's leaders in flat panel displays. With the addition of AUO, CopyTele has the opportunity to bring its display technologies into all phases of the world-wide display marketplace."

AUO is a global leader of thin film transistor liquid crystal display panels (TFT-LCD). AUO is able to provide customers with a full range of panel sizes and comprehensive applications, offering TFT-LCD panels in sizes ranging from 1.2 inches to greater than 71 inches. AUO generated NT $467.2 billion in sales revenue in 2010 (US $16 billion*) with global operations in Taiwan, Mainland China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, the U.S., and Europe. Additionally, AUO is the first pure TFT-LCD manufacturer to be successfully listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). AUO extended its market to the green energy industry in late 2008. The Display and Solar businesses were established respectively as the Company's two core businesses in October, 2010. For more information, please visit AUO.com.

*2010 year end revenue converted at an exchange rate of NTD29.14:USD1.

####

About CopyTele, Inc.
CopyTele’s principal operations include the development, production and marketing of thin flat display technologies, including low-voltage phosphor color displays and low-power passive E-Paper® displays, and the development, production and marketing of multi-functional encryption products that provide information security for domestic and international users over virtually every communications media. For more information on CopyTele, please visit CopyTele.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:

Statements that are not historical fact may be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are not statements of historical facts, but rather reflect CopyTele’s current expectations concerning future events and results. CopyTele generally uses the words “believes”, “expects”, “intends”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “likely”, “will” and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements, including those concerning CopyTele’s expectations, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond CopyTele’s control, which may cause CopyTele’s actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In evaluating such statements as well as the future prospects of CopyTele, specific consideration should be given to various factors, including the following: CopyTele’s prior history of losses and negative cash flows from operations; CopyTele’s ability to obtain debt or equity financing to continue our marketing, research and development activities, on terms acceptable to CopyTele, if cash generated from operations is insufficient to satisfy our liquidity requirements; CopyTele’s ability to commercialize a full-color video display; the possible development of competitive products that could render CopyTele’s products obsolete or unmarketable; and other risks as detailed from time-to-time in CopyTele’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. CopyTele undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of new information, unanticipated events, or otherwise.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
CopyTele, Inc.
Anne Rotondo
631-549-5900

Copyright © Business Wire

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Further improvement of qubit lifetime for quantum computers: New technique removes quasiparticles from superconducting quantum circuits December 9th, 2016

Chemical trickery corrals 'hyperactive' metal-oxide cluster December 8th, 2016

Researchers peer into atom-sized tunnels in hunt for better battery: May improve lithium ion for larger devices, like cars December 8th, 2016

Scientists track chemical and structural evolution of catalytic nanoparticles in 3-D: Up-close, real-time, chemical-sensitive 3-D imaging offers clues for reducing cost/improving performance of catalysts for fuel-cell-powered vehicles and other applications December 8th, 2016

Display technology/LEDs/SS Lighting/OLEDs

Trace metal recombination centers kill LED efficiency: UCSB researchers warn that trace amounts of transition metal impurities act as recombination centers in gallium nitride semiconductors November 3rd, 2016

Diamond nanothread: Versatile new material could prove priceless for manufacturing: Would you dress in diamond nanothreads? It's not as far-fetched as you might think November 3rd, 2016

Researchers surprised at the unexpected hardness of gallium nitride: A Lehigh University team discovers that the widely used semiconducting material is almost as wear-resistant as diamonds October 31st, 2016

Inspiration from the ocean: An interdisciplinary team of researchers at UC Santa Barbara has developed a non-toxic, high-quality surface treatment for organic field-effect transistors October 18th, 2016

Nanoelectronics

Chemical trickery corrals 'hyperactive' metal-oxide cluster December 8th, 2016

Leti IEDM 2016 Paper Clarifies Correlation between Endurance, Window Margin and Retention in RRAM for First Time: Paper Presented at IEDM 2016 Offers Ways to Reconcile High-cycling Requirements and Instability at High Temperatures in Resistive RAM December 6th, 2016

Physicists decipher electronic properties of materials in work that may change transistors December 6th, 2016

Journal Nanotechnology Progress International (JONPI) Volume 6, issue 2 coming out soon! December 5th, 2016

Announcements

Further improvement of qubit lifetime for quantum computers: New technique removes quasiparticles from superconducting quantum circuits December 9th, 2016

Chemical trickery corrals 'hyperactive' metal-oxide cluster December 8th, 2016

Researchers peer into atom-sized tunnels in hunt for better battery: May improve lithium ion for larger devices, like cars December 8th, 2016

Scientists track chemical and structural evolution of catalytic nanoparticles in 3-D: Up-close, real-time, chemical-sensitive 3-D imaging offers clues for reducing cost/improving performance of catalysts for fuel-cell-powered vehicles and other applications December 8th, 2016

Patents/IP/Tech Transfer/Licensing

Keystone Nano Announces The US FDA Has Awarded Orphan Drug Designation For Ceramides For The Treatment Of Liver Cancer November 8th, 2016

Leti to Tackle Tomorrow's Research Strategies with Stanford University’s SystemX Alliance: French R&D Center Is the First Research Institute to Join the Collaboration and Provides Bridges Between Academia and Industry, Leveraging Alliance’s Potential October 4th, 2016

Picosun patents ALD nanolaminate to prevent electronics from overheating September 28th, 2016

NIST Patents Single-Photon Detector for Potential Encryption and Sensing Apps September 16th, 2016

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE




  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project