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Performance requirements for electronic displays of color moving images using flat panel technology
Author(s): William E. Glenn
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Paper Abstract

The initial market for flat panel displays has been dominated by the laptop computer. This is a very attractive entry market for the newer technologies. The technical requirements for computer displays are much easier to satisfy then for high definition entertainment displays. While the resolutions are similar, the other requirements of contrast ratio, cost, light output, response time, uniformity, gray scale, size and color purity are all much less demanding than those for the display of real-time moving images for entertainment. However, if the panels being developed for computers could meet the requirements of entertainment television, they could be used as light valves in large screen projectors. In this way the investment in development and in manufacturing facilities can be amortized over a much larger market. This paper will review a comparison of the requirements for both applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2174, Advanced Flat Panel Display Technologies, (1 April 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.172157
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William E. Glenn, Florida Atlantic Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2174:
Advanced Flat Panel Display Technologies
Peter S. Friedman, Editor(s)

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