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Planar Systems, Inc.


Planar Systems, Inc. has published these technical articles:

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Making TFT displays more readable in direct sunlight or in bright ambient lighting conditions is the goal of many product designers. Displays used in avionics, digital signage, vehicle navigation,... (View Full Article)
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A 2.4 in. by 2.4 in. TFT LCD is presented with an embedded 60x60 array of a-Si photo sensors, for use as a high performance touch-enabled LCD with low cost. In the shadow mode the optical touch screen... (View Full Article)
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There exist many applications in military and commercial fields where rugged, lightweight microdisplays are required for helmet mounted and viewfinder display systems. Such applications typically... (View Full Article)
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Active Matrix Electroluminescence (AMEL) technology is produced by the integration of IC and thin film EL (TFEL) technologies on a silicon wafer to produce a very small, very high resolution display.... (View Full Article)
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Planar offers many electroluminescent (EL) displays with a very thin polycarbonate film of anti-glare (AG) coating laminated onto the display. By providing a microscopically rough surface, the... (View Full Article)
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LCDs typically have a life between 5 and 20 years. To prolong the life of your LCD, take note of the following precautions. LCDs are made of glass, so care should be taken to avoid any type of... (View Full Article)
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Although Planar's thin film EL (TFEL), EL backlighting for LCDs, LEDs, and Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED) are all electroluminescent materials, their properties are very different and lend... (View Full Article)
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Planar offers conformally coated products in response to specific application needs of our customers. The customer is responsible for determining the suitability and functionality of these products in... (View Full Article)
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Planar's ICEBriteTM displays have exceptional contrast and brightness combined with relatively low power consumption. This is achieved through a split screen architecture where the display is divided... (View Full Article)
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One of the advantages of electroluminescent (EL) displays when compared to other flat panel technologies is that they are extremely rugged. Properly mounted, they can withstand high shock loads as... (View Full Article)
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The development and current performance status of electroluminescent (EL) displays based on Atomic Layer Epitaxy (ALE) grown phosphor and insulator thin films is reviewed in this paper. The... (View Full Article)
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This paper will review the electrical and optical properties of both monochrome and color electroluminescent (EL) displays. A simple electrical model for thin film electroluminescent (TFEL) device... (View Full Article)
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The EL640.400-C3 and EL8358HR are very similar in characteristics and capabilities. They were designed by two different companies, which merged in 1990. The specifications represent the different... (View Full Article)
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Changing from the EL8358MS to the EL640.400- involves significant effort in the cable and connector changes plus the addition of a 5V supply. The two displays use different connectors and pinouts.... (View Full Article)
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Applications may benefit by using grayscales. Several video controllers have methods for generating grayscales on monochrome displays, including the ICEBriteTM family. This note addresses the Chips... (View Full Article)
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Electroluminescent (EL) displays are well known for their superior visual performance (brightness and contrast) and environmental performance (durability) characteristics. These characteristics... (View Full Article)
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The majority of Planar's EL display products use an interface consisting of the following digital inputs: * VS, to indicate the start of a frame of data * HS, to indicate the start of a row of data *... (View Full Article)
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Planar's new series of low cost ICEBriteTM VGA format 6.4", 8.1" and 10.4" diagonal displays have been designed to integrate efficiently into many applications. This application note was designed to... (View Full Article)
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The viewability of standard EL displays with reflective aluminum rear electrodes typically require a contrast enhancing filter for improved visual performance. The inherent contrast of Planar's... (View Full Article)
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The EL640.480-A4 SBS and -AD4 SBS are compatible with the EL7768MS with minor differences. These newer designs have additional features, but are designed to fit into the same mechanical mount and be... (View Full Article)
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Plasma display panels or PDPs are self-emissive flat panel displays that are being increasingly used to display video and computer images for both business and consumer applications. Because of the... (View Full Article)
(Meters, Readouts and Indicators)
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In the last decade, touchscreen equipped displays have become common features in applications ranging from kiosks, point of sale systems, industrial control, and medical instrumentation. There are... (View Full Article)
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Planar Systems, Inc. has sought compliance certification from several regulatory agencies for Planar displays. These certifications will ease the design process by supplying our customers with... (View Full Article)
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Flat panel displays, exposed to ambient sunlight conditions such as those in ATMs and point-of-sale terminals, that are installed outdoors or exposed to direct sunlight are problematic. High ambient... (View Full Article)
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Increased concern for patient well-being is resulting in more technical certification standards for electronic medical systems than ever before. Agencies such as the U.S. Food & Drug Administration... (View Full Article)
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This paper overviews the "color by white" approach to make color Thin Film Electroluminescent (TFEL) displays. The performance of the SrS:Ce/ZnS:Mn phosphor is discussed in light of recent... (View Full Article)
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The ability to tier a high-performance monochrome and color display offers the best opportunity for end product differentiation. To date, differences in mechanical and electrical specifications... (View Full Article)