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Editorial

Visible Progress
By Stephen P. Atwood

Industry News

Do 3-D Displays Draw More Power?
By Jenny Donelan

Guest Editorial

The Current Direction of LCD Technology
By Shin-Tson Wu

Frontline Technology: Evolving Technologies for LCD-Based 3-D Entertainment

Two technologies using polarized glasses with retarders to create home-based 3-D display imagery are presented. The leading 3-D technology on the market today is glasses-based, and the author proposes that polarizer-glasses-based technology, from a viewer-friendly point of view, will lead the premium 3-D market in the near future.
By Jeong Hyun Kim

Frontline Technology: Two New Technology Developments in the LCD Industry

Flat-panel-display manufacturers are looking for ways to extend the display market. Besides increasing the size and improving the image quality of displays, new functions can provide additional applications for the product. Among the new technologies currently being implemented and investigated are 3-D and in-cell touch.
By Jenn Jia Su, Hsiang-lin Lin, and Alan Lien

Frontline Technology: Advanced Methods for Field-Sequential-Color LCDs with Associated Power Reduction Advantages

Using stencil-field-sequential-color methods with field rates as low as 120 Hz in conjunction with local-color backlight dimming can effectively suppress color break-up. With the addition of a color-filterless LCD with an intelligent LED backlight and a non-polarized LC cell, optical throughput can be increased by a factor of 10, while at the same time requiring a lower material cost/count, resulting in an environmentally friendly display.art6 By Han-Ping D. Shieh and Yi-Pai HuangLarge-area TFT-LCDs have made great strides in terms of improved image quality and form factors, and developments in LED backlights will lead to additional improvements. The next wave of TFT-LCD development will focus on 3-D capability and advanced formats.
By Han-Ping D. Shieh and Yi-Pai Huang

Display Marketplace: Improvements in TFT-LCD Performance: Better Picture, Thinner, and Lower Power

Large-area TFT-LCDs have made great strides in terms of improved image quality and form factors, and developments in LED backlights will lead to additional improvements. The next wave of TFT-LCD development will focus on 3-D capability and advanced formats.
By Paul Semenza

Journal of the SID September Contents

Intellectual Property: How to Get a Patent Quickly

With the U.S. patent office deluged with patents, and the pace of display technology innovation ever increasing, display pioneers with new inventions may want to consider the Accelerated Examination process.
By Steve Murray

Journal of the SID October Contents

SID News

2011 SID Honors and Awards Nomination Instructions.