Fremont, CA – August 16, 2017: Today, MIT Technology Review reveals its annual list of Innovators Under 35. For over a decade, the global media company has recognized a list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world. Dr. Bill Liu has been recognized in the Entrepreneur category for his work as the CEO and Founder of Royole Corporation.
In addition to being the Founder and CEO of Royole Corporation, a leading innovator and manufacturer of next-generation human-machine interface technologies and products, Dr. Bill Liu is the visionary and pioneer of the world’s thinnest flexible display and flexible sensor technologies. Royole is based in Silicon Valley, Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China, is led by a team of over 1000 technologists and professionals from 15 different countries, and holds over 1200 IP’s.
Dr. Liu founded Royole with his Stanford friends in 2012 with the mission to improve the way people interact with and perceive their world. The company’s numerous technology milestones include the world's thinnest full-color AMOLED flexible display with a thickness of 0.01mm and a bending radius of 1mm (2014), the world's first foldable 3D virtual mobile theater (2015), and the world's first curved car dashboard based on flexible electronics (2016). In addition, Royole achieved a global USD $3 billion valuation in just four years, making it one of the fastest growing tech startups in the world.
“Over the years, we’ve had success in recognizing young innovators who will change how the world thinks about what technology can do,” says editor David Rotman. “Past honorees include Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the cofounders of Google; Mark Zuckerberg, the cofounder of Facebook; and Jonathan Ive, the chief designer of Apple. We’re proud of our selections and the variety of achievements they celebrate, and we’re proud to add Dr. Bill Liu to this prestigious list.”
This year’s honorees will be featured online at www.technologyreview.com starting today, and in the September/October print magazine, which hits newsstands worldwide on August 29. They will appear in person at the upcoming EmTech MIT conference November 6–9 in Cambridge, Massachusetts (www.EmTechMIT.com).
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About Royole Corporation
Founded by Stanford engineering graduates in 2012, Royole’s mission is to improve the way people interact with and perceive their world. The company creates and manufactures next-generation human machine interface technologies and products including advanced flexible displays, flexible sensors, and smart devices. Technology milestones include the world's thinnest full-color AMOLED flexible display and flexible sensors (2014), the world's first foldable 3D virtual mobile theater (2015), and the world's first curved car dashboard based on flexible electronics (2016).
Royole has received numerous global awards for its technology innovations and fast growth. Holding over 1200 IPs, it also provides IP licenses, services, and, mass production and solutions for flexible electronics applications. Royole, backed by leaders in global finance, has announced a new 1.1-million-square-foot flexible display production campus in Shenzhen, China with a total investment of USD $1.7B to be fully operational by Q4 2017. Royole has offices in Fremont, CA, Hong Kong, and Shenzhen, China. For more information, please visit: www.royole.com.
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