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November 17, 2021

How Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) Work - Recorded Webinar

In this webinar, Brian explains the basics of how Liquid Crystal Displays actually work. Ranging from the many layers involved in a display to how the current controls the liquid crystal molecules on each pixel to how the display drivers put the correct charge on each sub-pixel. He also discusses...
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...
June 3, 2021

Coverglass and How To Break It - Recorded Webinar

The cover lens is the outer layer of glass that completes a display module. It has to look good as an integral part of your industrial design. It also has to be tough enough to survive whatever the environment throws at it, so your product continues to look good over years of service. In this...
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...
February 1, 2021

Introduction to Touch Technology Recorded Webinar

Touch screens are ubiquitous in today’s world, but not many of us understand how they work and how many issues need to be considered when designing a display with a touch interface. This webinar is an introduction to Touch Technology. We start with the fundamentals of how touch interfaces work....
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...