Latest Electronic Displays News

Industrial displays get TFT make-over

We are surrounded by LCDs. There are large ones in public places with advertising and other information. Smaller ones grace the front panels of almost all the electronics we use personally and for work. Further screens entertain and inform us at home, provide the interfaces to our PCs and more…

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TFT display controller handles compatibility issues

Itron UK has designed a credit card-sized system on module which adds ARM processor class processing and multiple communications peripherals to a TFT touch display controller. Called PumaNova SOM, the module has been designed for simple integration into systems designs such as PLCs, communications nodes and point of sales…

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A quick way to design multitouch TFT displays

If you are facing the task of integrating multitouch colour graphics into you TFT display system, you may be interested in the DX4 evaluation kit being offered by andersDX. The DX4 is intended to provide a simpler rout to prototyping multitouch display designs. There is a PCAP touch screen, either…

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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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