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Notes from the Front Line of Backlights
By Stephen P. Atwood

Industry News

Is Amazon's Kindle the "Killer Application" that Puts E-Paper Over the Top?

The Business of Displays

Technology Asymptotes
By Aris Silzars

Electrochromics: Unlocking Color in Electronic Paper

The next step in the evolution of e-paper is to improve its ability to reproduce color images. Some experts have pegged electrochromic technology as the strongest contender to lead to color e-paper displays. This article examines how electrochromics stack up when compared to other e-paper display technologies.
By Chris Giacoponello and Henrik Lindstrom

From Lab to Fab: A Look at E-Paper Manufacturing

As e-paper products begin to emerge into the marketplace, it is interesting to examine the roadmap of how these technologies work their way from the development stage into mass manufacturing. Here is a case study that examines how BiNem e-paper displays make use of the existing LCD ecosystem and production lines.
By Jacques Angelé

The Past, Present, and Future of Electronic Paper

Electronic-paper display technology is finding its way into more products and applications. This article looks at the current state of the technology, what obstacles could prevent further adoption, and what the future holds.
By Minoru Koshimizu

History Crystallized: A First-Person Account of the Development of Matrix-Addressed LCDs for Television at RCA in the 1960s

The path to ubiquity for LCD TVs began 45 years ago at the RCA Laboratories in Princeton, New Jersey. RCA veteran Bernard J. Lechner was there, and he takes a look back at the earliest days of LCD research and development.
By Bernard J. Lechner

Journal of the SID Preview

Selected papers appearing in the January 2008 issue of the Journal of the SID are previewed.
By Aris Silzars