Displays and Keyboards
Cypress TrueTouch Touchscreen Solution Delivers Multi-Touch Gestures and Camera Focus Feature on New docomo PRIME series™ N-02B Mobile Phone
Cypress Semiconductor today announced that its TrueTouch™ touchscreen solution is employed in the new docomo PRIME series™ N-02B mobile phone from NEC. The N-02B offers a high-resolution, 12-megapixel camera that can be activated in less than one second. The TrueTouch solution enables users to focus the camera using the touchscreen for speed and convenience. The phone also uses the TrueTouch solution to deliver intuitive multitouch capability, allowing gestures such as tap, double-tap, pan, pinch, scroll, rotate and others.
Futuristic, interactive dining experience facilitated by Zytronic’s Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT™)-based touch sensors
A 22-inch version of Zytronic's durable touch sensor product, ZYBRID, has been chosen by advanced user interface specialist, Sunvision Technology, to create interactive dining tables which offer customers a new, entertaining dining experience at the exclusive Mojo restaurant in Taipei. Interactive functionality is enabled by embedding the ZYBRID touch sensors inside the restaurant's tabletops. The touchscreen operates in conjunction with a computer-controlled projector mounted over each table which presents interactive menus on to the surface.
DM ECO: New Chip-on-Glass standard LCMs
Data Modul´s EcoLine is a cost-effective display alternative. We are now introducing a new series of graphic Chip-on-Glass displays with a resolution of 128x64 pixels.
Axiomtek - 22inch TFT Medical Grade Touch LCD Monitor
Axiomtek announced a 22-inch TFT medical grade touch LCD monitor, the MMT225. Especially designed for medical environment, it adopts IPX1 waterproof design which protects the entire system from outside liquid, preventing system from crashing. This fanless unit features only 69mm in thickness and is outfitted with 22-inch TFT 300 nits WSXGA LCD display and user-friendly OSD to deliver excellent viewing quality and easy data entry. With its excellent ID and rugged design, the MMT225 is especially ideal for medical image processing and mobile nursing cart.
An 8.9 Touchscreen System ideal for home automation and point of sale
Following the very positive response to the PDX-057T 5.7" panel PC, DSL has now launched a larger widescreen variant known as the PDX-089T. Designed as an ideal solution for Home Automation, Point of Sale and many other aesthetically demanding vertical markets the fanless PDX-089T is based on the 1GHz Vortex86DX CPU and features a Compact Flash and Micro SD slot, LAN, two USB 2.0 ports, one RS-232 port and Mini-PCI expansion. 512MB DDR2 memory is fitted as standard and optional audio line out, an additional USB port and wireless LAN are available on request.
2.8” TMR TFTs Offer Excellent Price-Performance
Anders Electronics announced the availability of its newest sunlight readable 2.8" TMR TFT display. Specially designed for portable applications like mobile handsets, remote monitoring systems, industrial and metering products, portable measuring devices, and medical devices, the 2.8" TMR TFT offers excellent indoor and outdoor optical specifications, superb guaranteed availability, and unprecedented cost-performance advantages.
GPEG’s 43inch Panoramic Digital Information Display Panel (DID) is landscape and portrait compatible
GPEG announced the launch of their latest state of the art Panoramic TFT display the FDT-I430LA01-GP. This unique display features a 43@@ 4:1 aspect ratio colour active matrix liquid crystal display with a resolution of 1920 x 480 (UHVGA) displaying up to 16.7 million colours. The panel incorporates a LVDS interface for simple connection to external devices, low power consumption and a narrow bezel.
Zytronic Brings Touch Functionality to Advantech Panel PCs
Taiwan's leading embedded computing manufacturer, Advantech, has again selected Zytronic's highly acclaimed Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT)-based touch sensors and is offering the option of a ZYPOS® touch sensor in its latest ruggedized 17-inch panel PC. The PPC-175T has a 17-inch colour TFT LCD with a 1280 x 1024 resolution and features a high performance Intel microprocessor chip (Pentium or Celeron M), 2GBytes of DDR RAM memory, and a host of high speed interconnects. Designed for use in the harshest industrial environments, the PPC-175T has an operating temperature which extends from 0°C right through to 50°C in humidity levels of up to 85% and is capable of withstanding up to 10G of shock.
12.1 XGA Industrial TFT: Wide Viewing Angle and Wide Temperature Range
Now available from Texim Europe, the Chi Mei G121X1-L03 TFT features wide viewing angles, 1024x768 XGA resolution, wide operating and storage temperature range, a replaceable 50k hour LED light bar and 18-bit colour via the LVDS interface.
Cypress Demonstrates Tablet-Sized Capacitive Touchscreen with True Multi-touch All-point Capability
Cypress Semiconductor Corp. demonstrated a tablet-sized capacitive touchscreen technology with unlimited finger tracking capability. Cypress has released a video, available at www.cypress.com/go/tabletvideo, which features a demonstration of a user manipulating multiple pictures on the screen simultaneously. The technology, based on Cypress's industry-leading TrueTouch™ touchscreen solution for smaller-size portable electronics, will power touchscreens between 7 and 17 inches with full multi-touch support.
Axiomtek Releases New 46-inch Full HD Large-size Advertising Digital Signage Platform – DSA-146
Axiomtek has released its new large-size advertising digital signage platform with 46-inch full HD wide TFT LCD, the DSA-146. It is designed to be installed in any public and commercial spaces to effectively convey digital contents such as: commercial, announcement, news and information, operating 24/7 as non-stop service. The ideal platform combines low power Intel® Celeron® M 575 2.0 GHz or high performance Intel® Core™2 Duo T9400 2.53 GHz processor with Intel® GM45 chipset to deliver great computing power and enhances graphic capability.
Densitron to show at New Electronics Week South Africa 2010
Densitron is a well-established British provider of innovative custom and standard display solutions, and complete product design and production services, with over 30 years of experience in serving the global market. The company's wide range of display solutions will be put on show at the New Electronics Week (NEW) exhibition in Johannesburg, South Africa on 9th and 10th March 2010.
Zytronic to present at Society for Information Display (SID) UK Event
Zytronic, the developer and manufacturer of PCT-based touch sensor products, is pleased to announce its participation at the forthcoming 'Power-Saving and Touch Panel Technologies for Displays' event which takes place at Sharp Laboratories of Europe's offices in Oxford. Gregg Brown, sales engineer, will present the features and benefits of Zytronic's patented PCT at 12 noon on 27th January.
CiVUE/Zytronic partnership delivers enhanced sunlight readability to touch-based applications
Zytronic's projected capacitive technology (PCT)-based ZYBRID touch sensors are being used by CiVUE Optotech Inc. of Taiwan. CiVUE, an industry-leading specialist in optical bonding for display systems, is providing its customers with complete display assembly solutions in a process which involves integrating the LCD, touchcreen, protective glass and optical bonding layer together to deliver enhanced image clarity and sunlight readability.
Synaptics ClearPad on Nexus One Smartphone
Synaptics, a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications, and entertainment devices, today announced that the Nexus One phone uses its ClearPad 2000 capacitive touchscreen sensor.
Synaptics Previews Scrybe – The Revolutionary Next Generation In PC Touch Interface
Synaptics Inc. today announced beta availability for Scrybe gesture workflows, the next generation advancement in TouchPad-based interfaces for PCs. Scrybe leverages finger movements to create fluid gesture shortcuts intended to boost productivity and efficiency by getting more work done with fewer steps. Scrybe delivers a powerful gesture engine to PC manufacturers who want to utilize the latest gesture technology to enhance the overall user experience.
Wide VGA TFT display from GPEG International features Projective Capacitive touch screen.
The new five inch WVGA (800x480) TFT display module, from GPEG International includes the option of adding a 'projective capacitive' touch screen, a product availability lifetime of a minimum of three years, a high brightness long life LED backlight, excellent contrast ratio and an extended operating temperature range of -30C to +85C.
3M Revolutionises User Interactivity with 10-Finger Multi-Touch Capability
3M today announced a 22-inch high-definition, multi-touch LCD display for professional and prosumer (professional consumer) applications that need up to 10-finger touch input or multi-user interactivity with a very fast response time. The new M2256PW Display demonstrates 3M's commitment to push the boundaries of traditional touch technology. While most multi-touch technologies support two-finger touch and gestures, 3M's multi-touch technology supports 10-finger touch input and advanced gesture capability.
GPEG International brings Wacom's CapPLUS Capacitive Touch technology to market
Wacom Components has successfully created a highly enhanced surface capacitive touch component solution for mid to large size flat panel applications. The CapPlus range builds on Wacom's market leading position in touch-pad products for the creative/professional community.
Hitachi strengthen line up with new 9.0” IPS-Pro TFT
Hitachi Display Products Group industrial display product line up is further enhanced with the introduction of a 9.0" TX23D38VM0CAA TFT display module. Key features of the new TX23D38VM0CAA include the latest evolution of Hitachi's acclaimed In-Plane-Switching technology IPS-Pro, a display resolution of 800 x 480 pixels (WVGA), a long lifetime, high brightness LED backlight and an integrated LVDS interface.
Display Technology Offers Substantial Savings on Custom Colour LCDs
Densitron announced the introduction of a new display technology that allows custom colour LCDs to be produced at a fraction of the cost of a typical colour LCD module. Densitron is pleased to introduce the latest technology onto the industrial marketplace after its successful launch into consumer applications.
AIS Releases Low Cost Medical LCD Monitors Designed for Patient Monitoring Applications
American Industrial Systems introduced a new line of medically certified LCD Monitors for hospitals and personal care industries. The medical LCD displays have passed UL60601-1 Medical Equipment Certifications for approved electronic compatibility and reliability in the medical field. They are currently available in 17 and 19 sizes with the same physical appearance to maintain a consistent look over all installations. These monitors have been designed to be installed in dentist chairs, examination rooms, waiting rooms, and patient monitoring rooms to display vital information for patients and/or viewers.
AIS Releases Low Cost CCTV Security LCD Monitors for Video Security Surveillance Solutions
American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS), a leading manufacturer of industrial displays introduces a new line of CCTV LCD Monitors into their line card. They are currently available in 15, 17, and 19 sizes with the same physical appearance to maintain a consistent look for installations. The displays feature industrial grade components and constructions for high product reliability, availability, and performance, meeting the demands of commercial security monitoring applications.
New Plug & Play Evaluation Kit for 5.7”–15” Industrial TFT displays from Densitron
Densitron Europe introduces a new range of proprietary Plug & Play driver card evaluation kits for its Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) industrial TFT series, covering display sizes of 5.7", 7", 8", 10.4", 12.1", 13.3" and 15". The new demonstration platforms are specifically designed to allow users to get up and running with their prototyping process quickly and with minimal fuss.
Space saving wide VGA TFT display from GPEG International
The new five inch WVGA (800x480) TFT display module, from GPEG International, features a product availability lifetime of a minimum of three years, a high brightness long life LED backlight, excellent contrast ratio and an extended operating temperature range of -30C to +85C.
4.3 wide ultra slim design TFT
With the new 4.3 wide ultra slim design TFT from Casio you have completely new choices for your product design. With compact outline dimensions of 105.5 x 67.2 x 2.9mm and BLANVIEW-technology it is perfectly suitable for energy-saving applications such as hand-held devices and/or outdoor use in direct sunlight. Minimum 5 years long term availability is confirmed by Casio starting from mass production of your individual application.
UMR Intelligent Displays from Anders Now Offer Custom Display Enhancements
Adding further value to the company's UMR range of intelligent embedded display platforms, Anders' new line includes the option of display enhancement solutions in addition to a choice of resistive or capacitive transparent touch input sensors. The display enhancement options include EMI filters (low ohm conductive coating or fine wire mesh layer) for EMI/EMC suppression, optical filters for controlling light emissions in the visible and infrared spectrums, and a variety of front-of-display finishes such as special polarisers for improved sunlight readability, retarders, EMI Windows, anti-reflective, and light control filters for privacy.
TFT displays with extra long-life LED backlight, 88° viewing angle and up to 1500:1 contrast ratio
The 10.4-inch TFT displays G104V1-T03 (VGA)/G104X1-L03(XGA) and the 12.1‑inch panel G121S1-L02 (SVGA) from CMO (Chi Mei Optoelectronics) feature a viewing angle of 88° from all sides, an excellent contrast ratio of up to 1500:1 and a brightness of up to 450 cd/m². The displays are manufactured with the help of MVA (Multi-domain Vertically Aligned) technology.
Ceravision and Toshiba Electronics sign development and supply agreement to advance High Efficiency Plasma Technology
Ceravision Ltd, the inventor and world leader in High Efficiency Plasma (HEP) technology, has formed a strategic alliance with Toshiba Electronics to accelerate development of advanced magnetrons for lighting applications. Tim Reynolds, Ceravision's CEO, stated: "We are delighted to have Toshiba Electronics as our partner. This programme will allow us to further develop the efficiency of our technology with a world class provider. Our supply agreement with Toshiba will also further enhance the quality of our components as well as giving confidence to our customers that their volume requirements can be met. We have tried and tested many commercial magnetrons over the last year and Toshiba has consistently demonstrated industry leading performance.
Hitachi continue to enhance and develop 5.7” ¼ VGA TFT
Hitachi Display Products Group's strategy of continuous product development and improvement is ably demonstrated with the new TX14D22VM1BAA 5.7" ¼ VGA TFT display. Hitachi has consistently been at the forefront of the development of the 5.7" ¼ VGA industry standard and the new TX14D22VM1BAA continues this process. The recently introduced 5.7" TFT features a new super slim mechanical form factor, ¼ VGA (320 x 240 pixels) resolution and a high brightness LED backlight.
Sharp- UV2A LC alignment for improvement of LCD TV panels
The alignment of the liquid crystal molecules in a predetermined direction is key for the image performance of any LCD; the better the alignment of the molecules the greater the static contrast and the light transmission of the panel. Controlling the alignment and movement of the liquid crystals is also essential for wide viewing angles.
AIS Introduces LED Backlit LCD Displays into their Industrial Line Card featuring High Performance, Long Life, and Low Power Consumption
American Industrial Systems has expanded its Industrial LCD Monitor line featuring LED Backlit Displays which offer long life, high durability, and low power consumption compared to standard CCFL backlights. As the industrial market place moves toward power efficiency and green manufacturing, LED backlights have become the standard in energy efficient displays. Traditionally LED backlights have been limited to smaller size displays, but AIS has introduced 17, 19, and a 21.5 LED backlit LCD's, opening up opportunities for a large array of application.
Anders Intelligent Displays Now Available with CAN Bus
Anders Electronics has announced the integration of the Controller–Area Network (CAN) bus into all new UMR Intelligent Display products. The CAN bus interface, now interfaced with Anders' UMR products via SPI, supports the CAN 2.0B protocol, and allows transmission and reception of extended and standard CAN frames at up to 1MB/second. The CAN driver is available under WIN CE 5.0, enabling applications to configure the CAN controller and communicate using the CAN bus.
Smart Terminals Improve Entertainment, Communications and Clinical Access
JAOtech has announced a new range of patient bedside Smart Terminals for 2010, offering the latest high performance Intel processors, cutting edge styling and a host of product improvements and features.
PC keyboard companies ZF & Devlin to help BBC’s Children in Need appeal
Fans of Pudsey looking for an exclusive, one-off PC accessory will be able to bid in a charity auction in aid of BBC's Children in Need appeal for a Cherry keyboard from ZF Electronics which has been laser printed by custom keyboard supplier, Devlin Electronics, with an image of the bear himself, the BBC logo and the words 'Children in Need 2009'.
Power saving LED backlights for industrial displays
AUO is now offering LED backlights for the whole industrial display portfolio. As usual the industrial products come with a long term commitment. Available from 5.7" up to 19" the whole range got alternatively to the ccfl models now also LED backlights.
New Strong2 TFT-series with LED backlight
Sharp introduces a fully industry-compatible TFT series with LED backlight. Diagonals 5.7", 8.4", 10.4", 12.1" and 15" are available. The portfolio will be extended by 6.4" and 12.1" shortly. A special housing design guarantees that the new TFT LCD withstands accelerations of up to 14.7m/s² in a range of 5 to 500kHz.
Power saving 3.5in transflective TFT display is ideal for portable applications
A new 3.5in TFT module with a high-reflectance ratio of more than 6% has been released by EPSON Imaging Devices. Due to this outstanding feature it is possible to dim or even switch off the LED-backlight at room lighting conditions. Hereby the power consumption of the display will be reduced significantly.
GPEG TFT Kits provide ‘Plug and Play’ versatility
GPEG TFT kits are designed to allow the user to connect a wide selection of TFT displays, quickly and easily, to standard interfaces such as VGA, DVI (D, A and I), and video sources by supplying all necessary components as a complete kit.
New Panoramic TFT Revolutionises Traditional Signage Opportunities
The new range of panoramic monitors from leading monitor innovator and manufacturer GPEG, provides retailers with electronic display opportunities previously thought to be unachievable.