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April 8, 2022

Preventing Image Burn-In On Your Display

If you've ever left your LCD monitor on a single static screen for an extended period, say 24 hours or more, and then changed the on-screen image and seen a "ghost" of the previous screen, you've experienced Image Persistence. You can also sometimes see this phenomenon while traveling through an...
February 18, 2022

The Impact of IC Shortage on the Display Supply Chain

To understand why we are having a prolonged shortage of integrated circuits, we need to understand something about the economic factors driving the semiconductor industry. Leading-edge semiconductor fabs cost billions of dollars to build and take time to develop and reach satisfactory yields....
January 25, 2022

A Look at What Displays Stood Out at CES® 2022

CES® is the most influential tech event in the world where the biggest names in technology showcase their innovations. A large number of the new products include displays, some of them using the newest and latest display technologies. Here are some that caught our eye: Mini LEDs Display...
September 28, 2021

Ultra-Low Power Displays

Ultra-low-power displays consume very little energy, and the two primary technologies used for these types of displays are bistable and low refresh rate displays. They are used when there is a need for a battery-powered device, want maximum life between charges, and the content being displayed does...
February 23, 2021

Sourcing LCD Displays

For companies that do a couple of new products a year, the process for finding a source for displays comes down to a couple of methods; using a couple of suppliers they have some history with, or the engineers and procurement hit the Web. The LCD industry is continually evolving, and many companies...
December 16, 2020

Gesture Control for HMI Applications

Gesture control has become a topic of interest lately. Trying to avoid people transmitting diseases by touching surfaces that control electronic devices is the reason behind this interest.  If you think about public kiosks and PIN pads and the number of times people touch them during the day, you...
October 2, 2020

The Effect of COVID-19 on Display Supply

COVID-19 has had a dramatic effect on the electronics industry. The worldwide drive for people to work and educate from home and the increase in demand for medical products have taken the supply of electronics components from overcapacity to shortage and extended lead times. This was multiplied by...
September 14, 2020

Trends in LCD Backlighting

Most of today’s LCDs use edge-lit backlighting. Four or more white LEDs are mounted behind one edge of the screen, feeding light into a complex arrangement of light guides, reflectors, and diffusers to ensure even illumination across the whole LCD screen. The LEDs are usually driven by a pulse...