Sensors > Proximity

Eyewear-mounted display

19 April, 2004

MicroOptical has announced its SV-6 PC Viewer claimed to be the first eyewear-mounted display specifically designed for use with mobile personal computers.


Improving the quality of displays

04 March, 2004

High-speed , reproducible and reliable processes, such as roll-to-roll display manufacturing is proving effective in the fabrication of light-emitting polymers (LEPs).


Rugged touchscreens

09 February, 2004

The latest touchscreen from Zytronic offers improved levels of reliability and protection against physical damage.


Polymer processing could give cheaper displays

05 June, 2003

By chemically attaching a difficult-to-process solid-state fluorescent material to a universal polymer backbone, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have built what may be a foundation for a new generation of optoelectronic display devices


Flexible screens ready to roll

21 January, 2003

In the future, powering up your laptop may require you unroll it first. Engineers at the University of Toronto have constructed flexible technology that could lay the groundwork for future generations of bendable television, computer and mobile phone screens.


Remote measurement

07 January, 2003

Developed specifically to work with existing web browser technology, the Fieldgate FXA 520 gateway is designed for remote process measurement monitoring, diagnosis and configuration of HART-compatible sensors and actuators.


Heat stress monitor

07 January, 2003

The RSS 214 DL is a handheld micro processor based wet bulb globe thermometer that measures environmental factors that contribute to heat stress.


Fluorescent displays

12 November, 2002

Noritake has introduced the 7000 series, the low cost feature rich graphic capable character range of VDF modules. This range of VFDs is both character and graphic capable and features the new user definable windowing function that provides the user with independently controlled windows that is capable of displaying text and graphics simultaneously.


LCD touchscreens

12 November, 2002

Active Components has available a range of LCD touchscreens from Truly Semiconductors.


Bendable screens

04 November, 2002

It has been reported that DuPont, Sarnoff and Lucent technologies will work together to develop a display technology that could lead to thin, flexible monitors that can be wrapped around curved surfaces or rolled up and put away or carried. The project is to be sponsored by the Advanced Technology Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).


LCD Manufacturing

25 June, 2002

Using the two company's joint venture, Philips Electronics and LG Electronics plan to expand capacity of LCD panels and large-screen desktop monitors. Production will begin in the first half of 2003.


Philips invents technology for paintable displays

28 May, 2002

Scientists from Philips have fabricated flat panel displays through simple coating techniques similar to painting. Philips claims that this makes displays cheaper, thinner and provides great design freedom.


LCD Monitor

09 April, 2002

APC has announced its all-in-one, 1U combined liquid crystal display monitor/keyboard drawer that optimises space I racks and enclosures.


Graphic Touchscreen HMI

09 April, 2002

Maple Systems has released its latest generation of graphic touchscreen operator interfaces. The HMI900 series is available in 22.5 cm black/amber EL together with 25 and 30 cm 256-colour TFT touchscreens. All feature the latest in Microcell technology for exceptional graphics clarity and touch accuracy.


Flat Panel Monitor

13 March, 2002

The Xycom range of industrial monitors has been expanded to include an 18" flat version. This range provides a bright view of automated industrial applications regardless of angle or light conditions.


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