Epson made an announcement on a joint development of a new projector light control system with Philips. The new light control system is targeted to be used for 3LCD projectors. The new system uses Epson’s high-temperature polysilicon (“HTPS”) TFT LCD drive technology as well as Philips’ lamp technology. The new system enjoys the improvement in both projector image contrast by approximately 500% and energy consumption. Read more
Seiko Epson made an announcement on production of Ultra-Compact, High-Resolution HTPS TFT color liquid crystal panel for Electronic viewfinders. The new high temperature polysilicon (HTPS) TFT color panel measures only 1.2cmm diagonally and it offers SVGA (800xRGBx600) resolution for a total of 1.44 mega pixels. The new panels to be used for electronic viewfinders form mid-to high-end Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) cameras. The new development is to fulfill the consumers’ need for smaller and thinner DSLR cameras with video and other features.
The new panel offers a high resolution and fidelity required to replace optical viewfinders and to focus the image in addition to re-creating a smooth gradations and a natural softness by incorporating an analog driver. Read more