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  • All Or Nothing: Playing Uni-Pixel Like Powerball [View article]
    Chris, you know the only confirmation people need - a functional touch-enabled display (10 inch or more) that uses Unipixel's technology. Such a prototype display doesn't exist, and every passing day makes it less likely it would ever exist. By the end of this month, it should be clear even to you. In the mean time, my local electronics stores are flush with large touch-enabled displays/desktops, notebooks, ultrabooks, hybrids, etc and each week prices are slashed due to supply glut and little demand.
    Apr 8 04:28 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Chris, the author may be waiting for Unipixel to produce an actual product. Because, so far, no touch-enabled display (10 inch or larger) with Unipixel's technology exists. And, it looks like, it never will. The ecosystem collapsed, didn't you get the memo? Or are you waiting for another "oil tar in a jar" from the general manager?
    Apr 2 10:15 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • UniPixel, Atmel And Carclo Aim To Dominate The Touch Sensor Market [View article]
    Exciting! Now where can I see even one touch-enabled display (10 inch or larger) using Unipixel's technology? And while we are at it, which Asus product, specifically, uses Atmel/CIT's sensor? The reason that the Unipixel process is "unknown" and "cheap" and in "millions of units" is because it is just a figment of the imagination of the "oil and tar in a jar" clowns off the golf course.
    Apr 2 08:01 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Brian, a company called Neonode, Inc. (NEON) will probably disagree with you about the "no other non-ITO based touch sensors coming to market," and it is probably a good short too. Another company, 3M (MMM), will just laugh at you.
    Mar 28 06:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Chris...The 4 weeks are up, and the ecosystem is collapsing, I hear. Today was the second day of suboptimal option exercises, did you notice?
    Mar 28 05:13 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Ivan, I am starting to have doubts about your bio and qualifications. The first video you linked shows a netbook with a regular display, not with a touch-enabled display. The UniBoss "touch-sensor" is located in a super-thick black box without a display that is connected to the netbook by a cable. In other words, the video does not show a functional touch-enabled display. Sorry!

    Now, the Atmel thing looks more real, but it is also non-functional, and is less than 10 inch diagonal.
    Mar 28 03:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Ivan, yes, we are talking about the UniBoss touch sensor. Nobody has seen even one functional touch-enabled display (10 inch or larger) featuring a UniBoss sensor. There is not even one picture of such a display. And Unipixel is not selling any sensors, laminated or not, UniBoss or not. So far, no reputable company that I know of has committed to UniBoss volume production (on the lamination or assembly side) - controllers don't count because they already do diamond-shape (ito) sensors, and large PC makers don't do lamination.
    Mar 28 02:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Ivan, you said that you have seen pictures of "even one functional touch-enabled display (10 inch or larger) using Unipixel's technology." The picture you reference has nothing to do with any touch-enabled display, but shows some magnified "line." Also, I was asking about the lamination because it is an important step and if a reputable company has agreed to do it in volume, then I might change my view of Unipixel. I wasn't aware that Unipixel was selling any sensors, laminated or not.
    Mar 28 01:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Ivan, thanks. Can you provide a link to the pictures? Also, based on my understanding, lamination yield is very important for the overall cost of the module, so it better not be any OEM...
    Mar 28 12:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Ivan, have you seen even one functional touch-enabled display (10 inch or larger) using Unipixel's technology? How about Atmel's? Do you know who is supposed to do the lamination in either case?
    Mar 28 11:02 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    kcchris, it appears that Carclo has sold some touch-related product already. How much touch-related product, at any price, has been sold by Unipixel, despite being in pilot production since Q3 2010, if you believe this press release? http://mwne.ws/16LUGDL
    Mar 28 10:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Insiders are selling. Carlco is suing I think because Carlco believes that Unipixel stole some stuff from Carlco, not because Carlco is afraid that Unipixel will ever manufacture a viable touch sensor. More importantly, looks like insiders want to do another follow-on offering.
    Mar 28 09:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    Chris, Unipixel's management has been known to exaggerate (that is, lie). Management said:

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    In layman's terms, we've developed a new display technology that will enable LCD panel manufacturers to produce a lower cost, higher performance display than their current LCD technology allows within their current manufacturing infrastructure. [Our] manufacturing process would actually fit in a subset of the current LCD manufacturing infrastructure that is already in place. For reference, 70% of the cost of an LCD panel is in the bill of materials. By transitioning from an LCD manufacturing process to [our] manufacturing process, an LCD panel manufacturer could save 40% to 60% on the bill of materials, depending on the size of the display. In the current $100 billion display market, savings could equate to $28 billion to $42 billion on the bill of materials alone across the LCD display industry.
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    Mar 28 09:37 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Uni-Pixel Has Ballooned From Hype, Not A Better Technology [View article]
    @Chris: The part-time thing might have picked steam because it is true. Here is Mr. Petcavich, responsible for Unipixel's product development and general management, being all excited about his oil and tar in a jar ( http://bit.ly/13torKO , about 11 minutes into the video). This was happening almost a year after the pilot production of Unipixel's touch sensor was supposed to have started.

    Can you tell us how do you know that UniBoss has 85% printing yield and what was UniBoss' printing yield in August 2011? Isn't it true that Unipixel has not been able to show even one touch-enabled display (10 inch or larger) using its technology?
    Mar 28 09:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Win8 + Haswell + UniBoss = Notebook Revitalization? [View instapost]
    GRA: Didn't Chris tell you that I am not Xuhua? I don't know whether it is an old transcript, but five years ago Mr. Killion was pumping the exact same way he is pumping now, with the same eventual result (but this time he won't get away, I think).

    If the company showed you a 10" touch-enabled display using their technology, please tell them to produce a photo/video of said display and post it, the same way they did for their phone-size touch-enabled display using the Texas Instruments controller. For some reason, Texas Instruments just doesn't like to move with Unipixel to the booming 10-inch and larger market. I wonder why.

    The fact is, Unipixel cannot show even one 10" (or larger) touch-enabled display using their technology, despite being in pilot production since Q3 of 2010 (per press release).

    As far as the truth is concerned, can you explain what was Mr. Petcavich, the current CTO and GM, doing in August 2011, while (allegedly) on Unipixel's payroll, as shown here: http://bit.ly/13torKO ?
    Mar 26 10:39 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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