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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...
August 5, 2020

Industry Update - Mitsubishi and Sharp Retreating from LCD Business

Display Market Blog - Industrial Display Market trends and the effect of Mitsubishi and Sharp retreating from the market Sharp and Mitsubishi have been a mainstay of the industrial display market. Mitsubishi recently announced they are no longer in the LCD business. Sharp has drastically paired...
May 27, 2020

More Potent Technology for Anti-Microbial Display Surfaces

In the midst of a global pandemic, many people are concerned with how to keep their interface with the digital world free of microbes and viruses. Touch screen displays have become the dominant user interface method. While glass screens are much easier to keep clean and sterile than keyboards, we...
October 15, 2019

Customizing Displays - A Primer

When designing a product today, you know that the appearance, human interface, and usability of that product is going to be judged in comparison to the smartphone. Indeed, in some cases, users make the decision to rely on a smartphone for most, if not all, of their human interactions. Where the...
August 1, 2019

Case Study: Redesign Of An Outdoor Display After Poor Performance

Often, a company evaluates several display suppliers on price rather than capability and experience. Sometimes it works out for them, but often they end up with design flaws that they could have avoided with the right technology for the application. One particular customer of ours ran into this...
May 8, 2019

Designing Displays for the Outdoors

Display technology has advanced in many dimensions over the last few years, resulting in more choices of excellent-looking displays that make your end product attractive and easy to use. However, if your end product has to operate in harsh environments, then choosing a display that still looks good...
April 19, 2017

Understanding Display Interfaces

Display size, contrast, color, brightness, resolution, and power are key factors in choosing the right display technology for your application. However, making the right choice in how you feed the information to the display is just as vital, and there are many interface options available. Watch our...