LED Backlights Done Right

LED (Light Emitting Diode) backlight design provides advantages that can be highly beneficial in a variety of applications and industries. LEDs offer longevity (50,000 hours minimum), far greater resistance against shock and vibration, reduced power consumption and heat emissions, brighter intensity and more precise control of that intensity. Light from the LEDs in an LCD […]

Mounting an Optically-Bonded LCD

There are few things more heartrending than buying liquid crystal displays, ensuring their safe transport, and handling them with extreme care, only to damage them irreparably during the mounting process. Because a liquid crystal display (LCD) is extremely sensitive to mechanical stress and susceptible to electrostatic discharge (ESD), careful considerations must be given to it […]

A Touchy Subject

A Brief Exploration of Touch Screen Technology The chances are extremely good that you have come into contact with a touch screen in the last twenty-four hours. If you’ve visited an ATM, paid for groceries with a credit or debit card, or even rented videos from those ubiquitous “boxes” springing up everywhere, you have met […]

Cleaning the Mean Screen

aka, How to Clean an LCD Monitor 101 If you’re anything like me, you’re never thrilled with the smudges that show up mysteriously on your monitor. I’ve never quite figured out from where those smudges come. I mean, I’m pretty sure I’m not putting them there. What purpose would be served by wiping my computer […]