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Jun 12th, 2014
Qualcomm's new display shows 'Continuous' colors
Qualcomm MEMS Technologies Inc prototyped the "SMI (single mirror IMOD)," a next-generation version of its "Mirasol Display" reflective MEMS display, and demonstrated it at SID 2014.
The Mirasol is a display that uses a phenomenon in which a cavity (minute cylindrical resonator) interferes with light and generates a color. The color is called "structural color," like the colors of butterfly wings. And the display does not use a color filter, etc.
The "Mirasol" display based on the "SMI" technology. Its size, pixel count and resolution are 5.1 inches, 2,560 x 1,440 and 577ppi, respectively. Its color is much more vivid that that of the IMOD technology.
In the demonstration, Qualcomm MEMS Technologies switched among several still images. But the new display can show video, depending on the backplane, the company said.
To read more: http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20140605/356340
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