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3.5inch colour TFT has touch option

Winstar has introduced a 3.5in version of its M Series colour TFT LCDs. WF35M measures 100x66mm and under 6mm thick (plus connector) has a built in RS-232 interface. The actual display is 70x53mm, and 320xRGBx240. There is a resistive touch panel option, and an SPI interface version is…

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Touch display feels like the real thing

NLT Technologies has developed a tactile touch screen technology, which it says uses electric vibrations to reproduce skin sensations as if they are tracing actual objects on the display. “The display provides texture via skin sensation when the user traces the surface of the display where the image is shown…

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Wearable device display designed for outdoors

Sharp Devices is targeting wearable electronics device designs with its latest thin-format TFT LCDs. The two continuous grain silicon (CGS) displays include a 1.6-inch transflective colour LCD and a 2.95-inch diagonal SVGA+ LCD. The transflective display is highly reflective, with a 10% reflection ratio. This…

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Designing MEMS-based DLP pico projectors

Over the last few years, millions of products incorporating pico projection have shipped, and developers are constantly innovating new applications for this rapidly growing display category. Pushing beyond front projection, applications for pico projection include near eye display, interactive digital signage, standalone portable projectors and embedded projection in smartphones. Imaging…

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Renesas to sell projected capacitive touch display

NLT Technologies (NLT), which uses Renesas Electronics Europe as a sales channel, has announced the development of a 19-inch colour LCD module with factory installed projected capacitive (PCAP) touch panel technology. The PCAP touch panel is integrated into an LCD module incorporating NLT’s proprietary Super Fine TFT technology…

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How to get the most out of your display/board partnership

The display is the ‘public face’ of an electronic system, and a user’s assessment of the performance of their system is greatly influenced by how it is presented. To get the best out of an LCD, the system designer needs to carefully integrate the display with the embedded board…

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Itron offers touch displays tough enough for all weathers

Noritake Itron has introduced custom designed metallised touch switches with a high-gloss metallic finish which is hard wearing and without risk of degradation due to humidity or temperature extremes. The photo lithographic etching process results in a precise pattern as small as 10um width on the reverse side of…

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Ortustech 12.2cm TFT designed for high resolution

Ortustech Technology, a Japanese manufacturer of TFT modules, has a 12.2cm TFT module, the COM43H4M87ULC, which has a high resolution of 720 x 1280 dots. According to the supplier, this means the pixel structure is not visible to the human eye. With a viewing angle of L/R/U…

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