FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 9 -- Integral Vision Inc. announced that it has received an order for its SharpEye inspection station from the Eastman Kodak Company. The station will be used for the inspection of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays. Kodak is a major developer of OLED technology, holding numerous patents on OLED technology that are being licensed by a number of companies. Integral Vision's SharpEye product provides online inspection and analysis of functional and cosmetic defects in the display to assure quality in the manufacturing process as well as verification of the final product.
"With our focus for the future on display inspection, we are very pleased to be working with Kodak, an industry leader in this emerging technology," said Charles J. Drake, CEO of Integral Vision. "Our corporate goal is to become the inspection solution provider of choice for all of the manufacturers of these devices."
OLED technology is based on thin organic films that emit light when stimulated with an electric charge. The emitted light can be individual colors of red, green or blue, or they can be combined to create full-color, high-resolution images. OLED displays provide a clear and distinct image viewable from a very wide (165-degree) angle and require relatively little