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  • Uni-Pixel Finally Completes Its 'Go To Market' Strategy [View article]
    tommyboy1: Read the 8K filed by UniPixel (CIT supplied the film to Atmel for $0.74/sqft). UniPixel's film cannot work with Atmel's machines, because UniPixel's film is plain polyester while Atmel's machines need polyester film coated with catalyst that can be process with lithography.
    Apr 23, 2015. 10:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Finally Completes Its 'Go To Market' Strategy [View article]
    tommyboy1: Paulo told you - Uni-Pixel's "own" technology (which actually came from CIT, the same company that supplied it to Atmel) has failed. Elo does not plan to use any 23-inch AIO sensors.
    Apr 23, 2015. 02:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Finally Completes Its 'Go To Market' Strategy [View article]
    tommyboy1: According to DisplaySearch, the research outfit most often quoted by Uni-Pixel because its founder sits on Uni-Pixel's Board, embedded touch sensors accounted for 30% of smartphone touch sensors units last year. This year, the share could double, as high-profile phones such as Xiaomi's have moved to embedded sensors. Embedded sensors are now available for tablets and notebooks, too - basically, in all high-volume applications. Uni-Pixel can get whatever slivers you wish, but the problem is that embedded touch sensors are free, so Uni-Pixel will have to sell at an ASP of $0.00. The only exceptions are low-volume applications like AIO touch sensors, but those are already taken by the real metal mesh companies and Atmel's technology can't address them (the film's width is not enough). Good luck!
    Apr 23, 2015. 01:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Finally Completes Its 'Go To Market' Strategy [View article]
    LindonT: I do not think they were Uni-Pixel employees yet: http://1.usa.gov/1GfGIeC , Section 6.5: Seller (Atmel) agrees not to terminate the Business Employees for a period of thirty (30) days from the Closing Date (April 16);
    Apr 21, 2015. 03:49 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Neonode And Harman Teaming Up For A $900 Million GM Deal? [View article]
    917: The new SUV called "Baojun 560" is not a good example for you?
    Apr 20, 2015. 07:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Neonode And Harman Teaming Up For A $900 Million GM Deal? [View article]
    TechViking: Of course Neonode has competitors for infrared touch screens in the automotive segment. One such competitor, according to TPK, is KUTOUCH ( http://www.sinobrave.com ). Infrared is an outdated and obsolete technology and out of patent.
    Apr 20, 2015. 02:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Neonode And Harman Teaming Up For A $900 Million GM Deal? [View article]
    917: "Explicit return rights are not offered to customers." Yes.

    But who are Neonode's customers? Neonode's customers are the OEMs. So, the excerpt that you quoted says that Neonode's customers, the OEMs, can never return anything to Neonode even they wanted. However, the excerpt says nothing about THE CRAPPY DEVICES WITH NEONODE's TECHNOLOGY THAT ARE RETURNED TO THE OEMs! You should have visited a ToysRUs store and asked about the MEEP! and MEEP!X2 disasters, for example...
    Apr 20, 2015. 10:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Neonode And Harman Teaming Up For A $900 Million GM Deal? [View article]
    917: According to Neonode, there are 3 billion touch devices sold annually that are perfect fit for Neonode's technology. Can you tell me how many of those are using Neonode's technology, given that "so many" OEMs are choosing Neonode's solution?
    Apr 20, 2015. 10:36 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Neonode And Harman Teaming Up For A $900 Million GM Deal? [View article]
    917: If you can get David Brunton to send you email that states that "no devices have been returned to the manufacturer because of Neonode's solution to date," I would be very grateful. Unfortunately, that is simply untrue. He may however tell you that Neonode simply does not make anything and the license terms do not allow a refund of the license fee. If the customer (that is, the manufacturer) is not happy, the customer just stops paying. Like Amazon did.

    Regarding Lumia - capacitive keys and capacity touchscreens are two different things.

    Tell us how Neonode N2 is doing in the market place! What do recent reviews say about that incredible, bankruptcy-causing phone?
    Apr 20, 2015. 08:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • UniPixel up 11.9% on deal to buy Atmel's XSense touch sensor assets [View news story]
    tommyboy1: That is correct. Mr. Hawthorne accelerated the upcoming Chapter 11 filing by using the shareholders' cash to buy a worthless business (with negative-gross margins in a shrinking market) just so he can keep his job for a few more months after failing, again, to achieve commercialization this quarter. The XSense results and the convert financing terms speak for themselves.
    Apr 20, 2015. 07:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Neonode And Harman Teaming Up For A $900 Million GM Deal? [View article]
    TechViking: If Q1 is not reported yet and if no Amazon-related license fees have been reported in the past, how do you know that Neonode gets between $0.50 and $1 in license fees for each Kindle sold?
    Apr 19, 2015. 08:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Finally Completes Its 'Go To Market' Strategy [View article]
    giosef: First, some in-cell "sensors" do not need an extra ITO layer - they use the circuitry already in the display. Second, nobody has even attempted to "print" metal mesh on the polarizer, color filter, or the cover glass, despite what some filed patent applications claim. Third, in-cell and on-cell are made by display manufacturers, and they already know that Uni-Pixel is a scam (from the TMOS days), so they will never do business with it. Finally, metal mesh IS MORE expensive and LESS stable than ITO sensors.

    Atmel's equipment makes metal mesh below 5 micron, and so do O-Film and MNTech. None can make any metal mesh profitably.
    Apr 19, 2015. 06:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Finally Completes Its 'Go To Market' Strategy [View article]
    tommyboy1: Of course - Mr. Veronda is either lying or he is clueless, or both. He, for example, said this gem about the touch sensor market in 2013: “This is a rapidly growing market at $16 billion today and expected over the next few years to double to over $32 billion.”

    But even UniPixel says that the touch sensor market is only $5 billion (actually, it is much, much smaller than that, now that embedded touch sensors are free).
    Apr 19, 2015. 05:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Neonode And Harman Teaming Up For A $900 Million GM Deal? [View article]
    TechViking: So, what were the license fees from Amazon in Q1 2015? Zero dollars? Of course it makes perfect sense for Amazon to pay zero license fees per Kindle for a technology that is outdated and obsolete, and is out of patent and available for free.
    Apr 19, 2015. 05:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are Neonode And Harman Teaming Up For A $900 Million GM Deal? [View article]
    TechViking: So, nobody told you Neonode gets between $0.50 and $1 in license fees for each Kindle sold? Neonode has never publicly talked about the license fees, if any, from Amazon. I think Neonode gets nothing (that is, no license fee) per Kindle from Amazon.
    Apr 19, 2015. 04:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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