Press Release

Solomon Systech Bagged Hong Kong ICT Best Innovation Silver Award

For SSD2080 High-Definition TFT LCD Driver Controller IC for Metal Oxide Display Panels

(Hong Kong – 8 Apr, 2014) Solomon Systech Limited (“Solomon Systech”) is pleased to announce that its SSD2080 High-Definition TFT LCD Driver Controller IC for Metal Oxide Panels has garnered the Best Innovation (Innovative Technology) Silver Award of the prestigious Hong Kong ICT Awards 2014.


Supporting metal oxide panel technology, the award winning TFT LCD Driver Controller SSD2080 is an ideal solution for High Definition (“HD”) smartphone applications. SSD2080 allows the use of fewer mask layers in panel production compared to LTPS/AMOLED which helps reduce production costs effectively. The innovative features of SSD2080 enhance the performance and functionality of smartphones and enable low power consumption and excellent display quality. With Solomon Systech-developed patented technologies and IPs, SSD2080 could reduce power consumption by as much as 25% for longer battery operation time. SSD2080 also supports a wide range of resolutions (up to as high as 400ppi) and panel sizes. Moreover, it enables display of vivid images as AMOLED and LTPS displays and narrow bezel design for maximizing screen display area, matching perfectly with the current trend of smartphone design. This innovative technology facilitates the development and spread of high resolution smartphones and other smart applications.


SSD2080 has been adopted by Truly Semiconductors Limited into its metal oxide display modules which are incorporated into HD smartphones for the mass market in China, making SSD2080 China’s first commercialized metal oxide HD TFT LCD driver controller IC and also marking an important milestone in the industry and display module technology development in China.


“We are most honored to have won this prestigious award, which is a great recognition to our product for its innovativeness and most importantly, our continued strive for excellence and innovation. We believe the award winning TFT LCD Driver Controller SSD2080 is well positioned to capitalize on the great market potential of high resolution, high display quality mass smartphone market,” said Dr. Humphrey Leung, Group CEO, Solomon Systech Limited.


“We would like to congratulate Solomon Systech for winning this Award. We are pleased to have partnered with Solomon Systech to commercialize this award winning product in China, and we look forward to joining hands with Solomon Systech to capture the market opportunities arise,” said Mr. Li Jian Hua, Executive Director, Truly International Holdings Limited.


The Hong Kong ICT Awards was established in 2006 with the collaborative efforts of the industry, academia and the Government. Steered by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, and supported by the Hong Kong Productivity Council and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2014 is organized by 10 Hong Kong professional associations and trade bodies chosen through a competitive selection exercise.  It is a locally espoused and internationally acclaimed award for the ICT industry. All winning technologies/products of this year’s competition will be displayed at the International ICT Expo 2014 to be held in Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13 to 16 April 2014.