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Life in the Fast Lane: Universal Display Corp.
If one Princeton technology company — GeePS.com — is
devices deliver advertisements, another is totally revolutionizing
the wireless device itself. Last week at a meeting in London,
Display Corporation announced new developments in its flat panel
with Organic Light Emitting Device (OED) technology.
The company, which was incubated at Princeton University and also
has research from the University of Southern California, develops
and makes flat panel displays using the technique of organic
According to Michael S. Weaver, UDC’s senior scientist, UDC can mass
produce high-resolution, full-color display panels that use less
Soon OLEDs could replace cathode ray tubes and liquid crystal displays
in the $40 billion annual electronic display market (U.S. 1, February
UDC can put these display panels on flexible, differently shaped
at a relatively inexpensive cost. "OLEDs are beginning to enter
the market place as a competitive display technology," says
They will have bright colors, wide viewing angle, and can deliver
full motion video.
On November 1 UDC gave stock to PPG Industries in exchange for PPG’s
agreement to develop and produce proprietary chemicals that OLED
need. Last month, also in exchange for stock, UDC bought the rights
to the OLED patent portfolio of Motorola and now has the exclusive
license to 103 US patents associated with OLED technology, plus it
has 50 patents pending in the United States and others world wide.
UDL trades as PANL on the Nasdaq National Market. It has 11,000 square
feet at Phillips Boulevard, including a pilot production line and
more than 2,500 square feet of clean room space.
Phillips Boulevard, Ewing 08618. Steven Abramson, president.
fax, 609-671-0995. www.universaldisplay.com
128, Cranbury 08512-3507. Jay H. Atlas, president. 609-860-2900; fax,
Ariel recently added Ira Fuchs, vice president for information
at the Andrew Mellon Foundation, to its board. Its SS7-enabled BypaSS7
network access system has been selected by MegaWorld for a national
Internet backbone access service. The firm does engineering,
and manufacturing of digital signal processors.
In MegaWorld’s co-location facilities, the Ariel system will be used
for wholesale managed dial-up 56K and Basic Rate ISDN ports to
Service Providers and Competitive Local Exchange Carriers. The $6
million contract calls for Ariel to sell 33,600 network access ports
(50 DS3s) over the next two years.
Road, Box 1350, Princeton 08540. Louis F. Mercatanti Jr., CEO.
fax, 609-419-0143. www.nbplp.com
Nassau Radio Network has an exclusive five-year contract with the
Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corp. (PATH) to provide headline news,
financial reports, weather, sports, traffic, advertisers’ messages,
and PATH service updates to more than 67.3 million commuters annually
(www.NassauVision.com). It will partner with www.iSyndicate Inc.,
which has infrastructure and application solutions, to provide this
08648. Paul Benchener, president/COO. 609-620-4600; fax, 609-620-4601.
Home page: www.uccnet.org.
On November 14 UCCnet took a major step toward synchronizing the
of global companies. It helped to launch an international standards
system, EAN.UCCC, which has interoperability with systems in Austria,
the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, and Canada —
all connecting with UCCnet Global Registry. This will let
business-to-business trading partners communicate with synchronized
data according to the same standards.
This Internet-based universal trading community is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Uniform Code Council Inc. (July 19, 2000).
999, Pennington 08534. James Hyman, CEO. 609-466-2900; fax,
On Friday, December 1, less than two years after it opened, the bank
will pay a 10 percent stock dividend to shareholders of record as
of November 15. Its first monthly profit was in August.
at Covance in the Carnegie Center. She was also a romance fiction
writer, and had been published in three consecutive U.S. 1 Summer
Fiction issues. Her last submission was a tale of a hostage crisis
at a commuter train station (U.S. 1, July 26, 2000).
an executive secretary with ETS.
director at Berlitz.
of graduate studies in mental retardation at Kean College and taught
at the College of New Jersey.
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