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Nowhere To Hide?
By Stephen P. Atwood
Ultra-Low Power: Changing the Rules of the Game.
By Robert Zehner
Remember the Alamo!
By Paul Drzaic
Approaching the "Zenith": Bistable LCDs in a Retail Environment
Bistable passive-matrix displays allow retailers to supply more information while also enabling battery options that last for years. This article discusses a bistable LCD and RF protocol designed to provide both functionality and ease of use for retailers.
By Cliff Jones
Segmented Displays Enable a Variety of Smart Surfaces
Because of their ultra-thin, rugged, and flexible properties, segmented electronic-paper displays offer high-contrast displays that can be placed in a variety of devices.
By Joanna Au and Kawano Shigeaki
Low-Power Large-Area Cholesteric Displays
Compared to an emissive or transmissive display, a reflective display can offer low power consumption, especially if it is also capable of utilizing low-power supporting systems. Such often forgotten systems can consume more power than the display itself.
By David Coates
ICDM Special Session: A Visionary Standard
The new guidelines contained in the Display Measurements Standard (DMS) developed by SID's International Committee for Display Metrology (ICDM) are designed to flexibly address the pace of change in the display industry by using a common language rather than specific tests.
By Jenny Donelan
Flexible Displays Come into Their Own at Display Week 2009
For the first time, the Society for Information Display has designated official sessions for flexible-display papers at Display Week. This year, there are seven sessions devoted exclusively to flexible-display technology: Flexible Display Components, Flexible-Display Manufacturing, Flexible Active-Matrix Backplanes, Organic TFTs, e-Paper, Emerging Active-Matrix Technologies, and Flexible AMOLEDs.
By Jenny Donelan
Journal of the SID Preview
Selected papers appearing in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of the SID are previewed.
SID News: LCD Pioneer George Heilmeir Named to National Inventors Hall of Fame
George Heilmeier, a pioneering contributor to liquid-crystal-display technology, will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May 2009.