Mitsubishi electric installs 6-Meter OLED globe at science museum (w/ video)

Mitsubishi electric installs 6-Meter OLED globe at science museum

Mitsubishi Electric announced that it installed a six-meter organic light-emitting display (OLED) globe at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, Japan. The OLED "Geo-Cosmos" display was unveiled at the museum as the world's first large-scale spherical OLED screen on June 11.

Hanging 18 meters from the floor, the globe is an aluminum sphere covered with 10,362 OLED panels, each measuring 96 x 96 millimeters.

used its scalable OLED technologies to create the globe, which replaces a globe comprising light emitting diodes (LEDs) to commemorate the museum's 10th anniversary. The globe will display scenes of clouds and other visions of the earth taken from a meteorological satellite. Projections will feature resolution of more than 10 million pixels, about 10 times greater than that of the LED display.

Mitsubishi electric installs 6-Meter OLED globe at science museum

In addition to Mitsubishi Electric, which created the OLED system, three other companies helped to make the OLED Geo-Cosmos display: Dentsu Inc. undertook project planning, Go and Partners, Inc. developed the and transmission system, and GK Tech Inc. created the spheroid design.

Mitsubishi electric installs 6-Meter OLED globe at science museum

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