IDW ’22


Program Highlights

IDW ’22 will feature 348 papers, including 3 keynote addresses, 147 invited presentations, 95 oral presentations, and 103 poster presentations. Following the plenary session of keynote addresses on Wednesday morning, presentations will begin and continue in 7 parallel oral sessions through Friday. Immediately after the allotted session, an "Extended Q&A" where the presenter and attendees participating in-person can communicate with each other to discuss topics in details. Poster sessions will be held every day during the conference. Exhibits by display industry-related businesses and universities will also be featured from Wednesday to Friday at onsite venues and as well in the metaverse venue in parallel with workshops. IDW ’22 should be of interest to not only researchers and engineers, but also managers of companies and institutions in the display community.

Special Topics of Interest

Special Topics of Interest on Artificial Intelligence and Smart Society (AIS)

Recently, artificial intelligence has become a common technology, and it will be a key concept of the smart society in the future, known as Industry 4.0 and Society 5.0, where the cloud and edge are excellently connected. The relationship between information displays, artificial intelligence, and smart society will be discussed in these STs. This year, eight invited talks and many regular talks will be presented, which will propose how to interact with information displays in a smart society where artificial intelligence is essential. These include utilization of information displays in the metaverse, advances in imaging technology with neural networks especially convolutional neural networks, and new thin-film transistor technology and its application to neural devices. In addition, poster sessions are also planned. This shows that the AIS has a wide relationship with various technologies.

Special Topics of Interest on AR/VR and Hyper Reality (AR&VR)

Augmented reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) applications and UI/UX employing high performance display devices such as sensors, cameras, and software technologies have shown significant progress in the recent years. This year we have organized Special Topics composed of related papers from multiple sessions ranging from display devices to optics for HMD, algorithm, ergonomics and materials for AR/VR applications. The IDW ’22 is a venue to access versatile state-of-the-art research in AR and VR.

Special Topics of Interest on Automotive Displays (AUTO)

AUTO will be held on Thursday, December 15th and Friday 16th in three sessions with PRJ/3D, DES/VHF and INP. In the PRJ session, high-brightness QD-LED for digital lighting, distortion correction in 3D head-up displays, influence of board mounting angle on change of display position in ARC 3D traffic bulletin displays, and the factor of 3D sickness in 3D head-up displays and countermeasures to it will be presented. In the DES session, system parameters and display technology in the exterior display for increasing safety requirements, HMI and human factors for alerting the driver before moving from automatic driving to manual driving, and reproducible evaluation of glare on anti-glare displays will be presented. In the INP session, interesting reports will be made on the in-camera OLED and the self-capacitance touch panel with flexible OLED related to the touch cockpit display. AUTO handles a wide range of technologies related to automobile displays, and we can expect presentations for future automotive technologies. This research will surely attract the attention to those interested in the automotive field.

Special Topics of Interest on Micro/Mini LEDs (mLED)

Over 30 presentations will be made on future technologically overcoming problems for large-, small- and micro-size displays with micro-/mini-LED pixels. In FMC, as the development of micro-LED array for achieving low-cost and high-performance, cutting-edge technologies such as adjustable pixel technology for RGB high-density integration, red-emitting novel phosphor, novel QD color conversion structure, and mass transfer technology to improve uniformity and panel yield will be reported on. In MEET, highly efficient, cost competitive micro-/mini-LEDs fabrication technologies such as GaN-on-Si LED technology, and mass transfer technology using elastomer stamp and electrostatic/pattern sensitive electromagnetic stamp will be discussed. In addition, novel materials, which can achieve high internal quantum efficiency, wide color gamut, and high brightness, such as heavy-metal free QDs, will be presented.

Special Topics of Interest on Quantum Dot Technologies (QDT)

This topic will specialize in QD technologies (QDT) in order to provide a venue to spark discussions in each field. At IDW ’22, sessions will be established as STI at each Work Shop of PH, MEET, and OLED. The Topics of each WS will be as below.
PH-WS: Pb-related issue in QDs will be discussed, and key materials of QLEDs will be presented with ZnSeTe, AgInS2 and new Cd-free QD progress.
MEET-WS: Emissive displays and light sources using highly efficient and thermally stable heavy-metal-free quantum-dot materials such as colloidal Perovskites, ZnSeTe, inorganic semiconductor QDs such as carbon-related QDs, and so on.
OLED-WS: Green QLEDs with narrow spectral bandwidth comparable to the photoluminescence by suppressing surface defects through Ga compounds treatment.

Topical Session

Topical Session on DX Sensing and Radiation Imaging (DXR)

This is the 1st IDW for Topical Session on DX Sensing and Radiation Imaging (DXR), which provides the platform for presentations on DX technology in sensing and imaging in addition to radiation imaging systems and detection materials as a novel display technology. A wide technical range from materials development to system construction will be covered. The session includes five invited talks on materials development and construction of imaging systems. In addition, a variety of talks on the development of flat panel detectors for radiation detection, dosimetry materials, and materials for visualization of ionizing radiation will be given.

Topical Session on Metaverse System (MVS)

MVS covers aspects pertaining not only to fundamental technologies such as Information displays, virtual spaces, five senses extension, content visualization, and high realistic HMI (Human Machine Interface), but also applied technologies such as AI-based avatar communication and Quantum Approximate Optimization Algorithms. This year's lecture will focus on the topics of Metaverse AI and Metaverse Space & Five Senses.


Workshop on LC Science and Technologies (LCT)

At this year's workshop, we will give a wide range of presentations on AR/VR and LiDAR, which have been attracting attention in recent years, over two sessions. Furthermore, in addition to high-performance display technologies such as high-definition (8K), transparent/viewing angle controllable display, flexible technology, orientation technology, and high-speed response, we are planning presentations on new applications such as liquid crystal actuators and motors.

Workshop on Active Matrix Displays (AMD)

Recent paper presentations tend to focus on oxide TFT, which is highly expected to play a role in applications for high resolution and high contrast LCDs, OLEDs, and micro-LEDs. We have scheduled seven technical sessions for high-performance displays using oxide TFTs, flexible, micro-LEDs, emerging TFTs, and LTPO TFTs technologies. Furthermore, the WS schedules in particular a special talk session by four SID award winners.

Workshop on FPD Manufacturing, Materials and Components (FMC)

18 oral presentations, which include joint sessions with PRJ and VHF, and 22 poster presentations are scheduled. This year's sessions will focus on the latest technologies in the fields of mini/micro-LEDs (FMC-1), and the flat panel displays (FMC-2), a joint session on measurement techniques for display ergonomics (VHF-3/FMC-3), display manufacturing (FMC-4, FMC-5), and AR/VR systems and components (FMC-6/PRJ-6). Six invited talks have been scheduled on light source technology using quantum light engine, development of bendable electro-acoustic material for flexible display speakers, patterning material with controlled refractive index and transmittance, deep learning-based data augmentation for generating defect data, analysis technology for reflective displays using point spread function, and novel red phosphors for LEDs.

Workshop on Inorganic Emissive Display and Phosphors (PH)

This workshop presents the latest achievements in devices and phosphors for emissive displays, lighting, and imaging. Invited talks will present essential and notable topics about narrow band phosphors and QLEDs. Pb-related issue in QDs will be discussed, and key materials of QLEDs will be presented. Ultra-thin phosphor for LCDs and development method using machine learning and the progress of narrow band phosphor will also be discussed.

Workshop on OLED Displays and Related Technologies (OLED)

Following last year, IDW ’22 has presentations on flexible light emitting device technologies for adaptation to wearable devices. QDs and QLEDs for display applications are also covered extensively, and a QDT session on Special topics of interest is planned jointly with the Workshop on Inorganic Emissive Display and Phosphors (PH).

Workshop on 3D/Hyper-Realistic Displays and Systems (3D)

The Workshop on 3D/Hyper-Realistic Displays and Systems consists of many papers on 3D systems and devices for holography, light field display, integral photography, autostereoscopic display, aerial display, and emerging applications for AR/VR. We have five invited talks related to digital content creation of cultural properties with structural colors, light field display to represent real texture, 360-degree glassless 3D display, aerial volumetric display, and optical-see-through near to eye displays.

Workshop on Applied Vision and Human Factors (VHF)

We will hold six oral sessions and one poster session, including special topic sessions on virtual reality and AUTO. We will also hold 4 joint sessions on DES-WS, 3D-WS, and FMC-WS. Seven invited talks will be given in the oral sessions, concerning space constancy in virtual environments, visually induced motion sickness, enhancement of user experiences in HMD, visual haptics for remote machine manipulation, criterion of facial skin tone judgement, perception of object surface qualities, and perceptual assessment of depth-compressed scene for 3D Display.

Workshop on Projection and Large-Area Displays and Their Components (PRJ)

This year we will hold seven oral sessions on smart industry, outer space and astronomy, and the latest display technologies in 3D reconstruction for the metaverse, AR/VR and its platforms, dynamic projection mapping and its algorithms, automotive displays and active components. We will also plan joint sessions with FMC-WS, 3D-WS and LCT-WS to discuss a wider range of topics, and the latest research results on projection-related technologies such as optical components, 3D images, and liquid crystal applications will be presented.

Workshop on Electronic Paper and Nonvolatile Displays (EP)

Three Highlights of the first oral session are presentations on a five-color electrophoretic display, multi-pigment full-color electrophoretic display, and switching dynamics of electrowetting pixels. A Highlight of the second oral session is a presentation on chemical resistant flexible transparent conductive film. Two Highlights of the last oral session are presentations on electrochromic cells which show reversible color change from transparent to chromatic color, black and silver-mirror, and metal-organic nanostructures for Vis-to-NIR electrochromic display. Electronic paper and nonvolatile displays have received much attention as green displays to achieve low energy consumption. Exciting presentations including the above Highlights are expected in the EP sessions.

Workshop on MEMS and Emerging Technologies for Future Displays and Devices (MEET)

Authorities from top research institutions around the world in this field have been invited. Invited speakers will come from Univ. of Cambridge, Brunel Univ. of London, CEA-LETI, Columbia Univ., Univ. of Michigan, Seoul Nat'l Univ., Kyung Hee Univ., Hongik Univ., Beijing Inst. of Tech., Fuzhou Univ., Southern Univ. of S&T, Nat. Taiwan Univ., Nat. Yang Ming Chiao Tung Univ., Intel Co., Applied Materials, Inc, Samsung Display Co., Nanosys Inc., X display Co., ALEDIA SAS, LuxNour Technologies Inc., KLA Co., VueReal Inc., InZiv, Palomaki Consulting, TCL Research, PlayNitride Display, and Yole Developpement. Together with contributed papers of high-quality content, this workshop is aimed at participants who wish to open up new fields in displays, imaging devices, biomedical applications and emerging devices, such as the Micro/Mini LEDs session for high brightness and wide color-gamut displays, as well as quantum dot technologies sessions on highly efficient cd-free quantum-dot nanocrystal perovskites, and so on. Also to be looked forward to are talks on sensors, biomedical applications and emerging devices such as carbon nanotube electron beam sources and ultraviolet light sources by using MEMS micro/nano fabrication technology.

Workshop on Display Electronic Systems (DES)

This year, DES-WS will organize six oral sessions and one poster session. As for the display driving technologies that have been dealt with in past IDW, we are featuring new technologies related to various displays such as microLED and OLED. We will also have a sessions for image processing technologies such as automotive-related technologies and machine learning technologies. As a new challenge, we will hold a session on technologies related to the five senses and human augmentation.

Workshop on Flexible Electronics (FLX)

The Workshop on FLX focuses on advanced technologies for flexible electronics including flexible displays, wearable devices, stretchable devices, and IoT-related devices, which are composed of a wide range of fields from material science to practical applications. The sessions for IDW ’22 cover all aspects of flexible electronics, including TFT technologies for flexible displays, material and process technologies for flexible/wearable OLEDs, and advanced sensing technologies in display and non-display fields.

Workshop on Touch Panels and Input Technologies (INP)

INP has dealt with touch panel technology, which has become an indispensable user interface for tablets and mobile displays and has been extended to in-vehicle displays, from basics to applications, including fingerprint sensors. At the same time, while the usefulness of virtual space-time sharing is being demonstrated in the COVID-19 pandemic, we have also provided a forum for discussions on interactive technologies using its elemental technologies such as AR / VR and Haptic. This year, in touch panel related technologies, there will be presentations on improving the image quality of camera-embedded OLED display, on-cell touch panels using self-capacitance in flexible OLEDs, and the texture (shitsukan) of touch pen input by panel surface treatment. Continuing from last year's “shitsukan”, this year we will hold interactive, five-senses, and eye tracking sessions on AR / VR / XR, which is an elemental technology for Metaverse. Modular HMD that seamlessly connects the virtual world and the real world, juggling training by VR, sensory input by Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation, brain computer interfaces, system to see the world from the eyes of others, eye tracking in metaverse, comparison of eye tracking input and handheld input, facial expression recognition by HMD embedded internal optical sensor for mapping of expressions to avatars, and the latest technology trends in of HMD internal biometric sensors will be presented.

Kobayashi-Uchiike-Mikoshiba Prize

The Kobayashi-Uchiike-Mikoshiba Prize shall be conferred by the International Display Workshops General Incorporated Association Board of Directors upon a person who has both an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IDW fields of interest and made an outstanding contribution to the IDW. The accomplishments that are being honored shall have led to important contributions in the advancement or application of engineering, science and technology, resulting in the realization of significant value to society.

IDW Best Paper Award, Best Student Award and IDW Outstanding Lightning Talk Paper Award

IDW will present “IDW Best Paper Award”, “IDW Best Student Award” and “IDW Outstanding Poster Paper Award”. The award committee of IDW will select the most outstanding papers from those presented at IDW ’22. The award winners will be announced at the Award Announcements to be held on December 20 at 1:00 p.m. at the Metaverse site, and will be posted on the IDW website afterwards. The award winners will receive a plaque after the conference.

I-DEMO (Innovative Demonstration Session)

Twenty-three presentations will be demonstrated and IDW will provide the opportunity for an interdisciplinary technical discussion. Demonstration Awards will be awarded to the demonstration with the most significant impact on the audience.

Special Events

“Five Senses and Cross-Modal Technology”
As a future trend in VR and AR technologies, we focused on the human five senses and the cross-modality between vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Vision has been the main interest in the IDW, but it also greatly affects other senses as a cross-modal effect. With the latest research on the application of human senses, this event will give you some hints for considering the future of display technology. A special session and special exhibits on this topic will be held on Dec. 15 at the conference venue.

“Display Night”
Display Night will be held at Fukuoka Sunpalace on Dec. 15, which is supported by Huawei Technologies Japan. The registration fee is free of charge for IDW attendees! Eminent speakers will give in-person talks, and the attendees will have the opportunity to communicate directly with the speakers. Drinks and food will also be served.