Supreme Supply White LED for Samsung LED TV

Supreme Electronics will supply its high-brightness white LEDs for Samsung’s “LED TV” products, LCD TVs that have LED backlights. Shipments will start in January. LED will soon become the dominant light source for backlights in LCD TVs. Source: DIGITIMES

Toshiba’s TB62750FTG White LED Driver IC and DC-DC Converter

Toshiba’s TB62750FTG, a white LED driver IC, incorporates over-voltage protection and thermal shutdown functions resulting in power-efficiencies of 80% enabling longer battery life for mobile applications. Also, the TB62750FTG Step-Up DC-DC Converter combines over-voltage protection, high-precision current regulation (+/-2% of target value) and power-efficiency with an optimized circuit design that minimizes the size enabling small […]

Luxpia White LED w/Green Phosphors

Traditional white-LEDs use a blue light-emitting LED chip coated with a yellow phospor. This solution is readily used in mobile phones and now some NBPCs. The Sony TR series come to mind. However, the color gamut suffers with this type of solution, with a typical ~45% NTSC color gamut. The other solution is to use […]

Kindle Fire HDX 7 with Quantum Dots

More from Raymond Soneira: While IGZO has been getting most of the attention, a dark horse called Quantum Dots has emerged as a new and truly revolutionary super high-tech advancement for LCD displays – and it is showing up for the first time in the Kindle Fire HDX 7, which we test here. Quantum Dots […]

Samsung LTM270DL02: 27-inch S-PLS LCD Module

TFT Central: The LTM270DL02 by Samsung is a 27-inch Super Plane to Line Switching (S-PLS) LCD module with a pixel format of 2560×1440. S-PLS is Samsung’s answer to LG Display’s IPS. Other specs include: 12-ms response time, 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, a brightness of 300 nits, 178/178 viewing angles, 8-bit color, and single-side white LED […]

Dell Precision M4600: 15.6-inch IPS LCD with RGB LED Backlight

Dell: The Dell Precision M4600 (15.6 inch) and M6600 (17.3 inch) mobile workstations have a modern, simple industrial design that I appreciate. What excites me even more is that the smaller M4600 can be equipped with a 1920×1080 IPS LCD sporting a RGB LED backlight. This incredible option is called PremierColor. PremierColor brings two features […]

Apple Patent Application: “Backlight Unit Color Compensation Techniques”

AppleInsider: Apple’s solution would address the issues associated with edge-lit backlights for LCD displays by utilizing a “light guide” Coupled with a “light-extracting surface area,” it could compensate for color shift issues found with current edge-lit displays, like those found in Apple’s MacBook Pro notebooks. The problem: phosphor-coated white LED light has a blue-ish tint […]

Cree and Osram Cross License LED Patents

Cree: Cree, Inc. and Osram GmbH announce the signing of a comprehensive, worldwide patent cross-license agreement. The agreement underscores each company’s commitment to speeding the adoption of LED lighting while respecting the value and importance of each company’s intellectual property. The cross-license agreement covers patents from both parties in the fields of blue LED chip […]

Samsung 750 Series Hybrid HDTV Monitor

Samsung 750 series hybrid HDTV monitor comes in two sizes: 27-inch S27A750D, and the 23-inch S23A750D. Here are the specs via crave: Pixel Format: 1920×1080 Response Time: 2ms (probably on/off) Contrast Ratio: 1000:1 (static) Viewing Angles: 170/160 Backlight: Edge-lit white LED Color Gamut: 100% sRGB The industrial design is pure eye candy and exudes an […]