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Apple partners with TSMC to develop ultra-advanced displays

IPhone maker works on tech for augmented reality devices at secretive Taiwan lab

Apple and TSMC are working on next-generation display technology for use in augmented reality devices. (Source photos by Reuters)

TAOYUAN, Taiwan -- Apple has partnered with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. to develop ultra-advanced display technology at a secretive facility in Taiwan, Nikkei Asia learned.

The California tech giant plans to develop micro OLED displays -- a radically different type of display built directly onto chip wafers -- with the ultimate goal of using the new technology in its upcoming augmented reality devices, sources briefed on the matter said.

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