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By Kenneth I. Werner
Welcome to the DVD Follies!
By Peter H. Putman
Shifting LCD Panels into Overdrive
When designers realized that cell design alone could not make LCDs fast enough for video. "overdrive" response-time compensation brought LCD panels up to TV speed.
By Dick McCartney
Driving AMOLEDs with Amorphous-Silicon Backplanes
It had been believed that current-hungry OLEDs required expensive poly-Si TFTs, but now it seems that a-Si TFTs can do the job- and that means inexpensive AMO LEDs for TV sets are possible.
By Koichi Miwa and Atushi Tanaka
The Card That Drives the Display
Modem graphics cards can draw cormplex, rapidly changing images in real time with cinematic quality, even on multi displays.
By Tony Tamasi
Seattle, Innovation Incubator, to Host SID 2004
The SID 2004 Business Conference described an industry that is buying
manufacturing equipment too big to be transported on roads, pursuing
R&D of Gen 9 manufacturing systems, and developing cellular
telephones that will receive television.
Aviation and software have blossomed in the Seattle area; and. from there, good coffee and micro-brewed beer spread across North America.
By Ken Werner
The 12th Advanced Display Technologies Symposium (FLOWERS 2003)
Proud of its roots in Soviet science. the Russian Federation's display community mounted a research-oriented symposium flavored with beginnings of commercial optimism.
By Ken Werner