MicroLED Displays Could Show Up in Products as Soon as 2020

Companies have demonstrated striking prototypes. Now they have to master mass production

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Photo of a ladybug.
Photo: Mojo Vision

Photo of a ladybug and a microLED.

Photo of Albert Einstein made up of green microLEDs. Bright and Tiny: Mojo Vision won’t say exactly what its superdense microLED display (top) is for—perhaps iPhones for insects? A close-up shows the 14,000-pixel-per-inch display (bottom) in monochrome green. Photos: Mojo Vision

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How Nanotech Can Foil Counterfeiters

These tiny mechanical ID tags are unclonable, cheap, and invisible

10 min read
University of Florida

What's the largest criminal enterprise in the world? Narcotics? Gambling? Human trafficking?

Nope. The biggest racket is the production and trade of counterfeit goods, which is expected to exceed US $1 trillion next year. You've probably suffered from it more than once yourself, purchasing on Amazon or eBay what you thought was a brand-name item only to discover that it was an inferior-quality counterfeit.

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