Electronic Products & Technology


July 30, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Prototype display eliminates need for reading glasses

Researchers at MIT are developing technology that can adjust an image on a display so you can see it clearly without corrective lenses. Those of us who need glasses to see a TV or laptop screen clearly could ditch the…
July 9, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digital signage industry faces challenge from cheaper TV panels

The digital signage industry is facing a formidable challenge from cheaper, conventional TV panels that replace specialized custom products that long have differentiated the professional displays market, according to a new report from IHS Technology. Consisting of digital signage monitors…
July 1, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Chemists develop magnetically responsive liquid crystals

Chemists at the University of California, Riverside have constructed liquid crystals with optical properties that can be instantly and reversibly controlled by an external magnetic field. The research paves the way for novel display applications relying on the instantaneous and…
June 6, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key signs disty deal with SunLED

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corp., has reached a global distribution agreement with SunLED, leaders in optoelectronic technology and makers of SMD LEDs, LED lamps, LED displays and other optoelectronic products. “Their flexibility and breadth of LED product offerings provides…
June 4, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Toronto creator of screen protector launches nationally

Cracked mobile screens and greasy fingerprints are now a thing of the past according to Canadian start up Phantom Glass Group, which launched its tempered glass screen protector at select retailers across Canada this week. To ensure maximum impact and…
February 7, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

LCD panel market to slip in Q1

The market for large-sized liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels is set for a moderate seasonal decline in the first quarter after a busy end-of-year in 2013 that saw record shipments for TV and tablet panels, according to a report from IHS…
January 16, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

UHD panels to make splash this year

The ultra-high-definition (UHD) panels now being adopted by televisions are also primed to make significant headway this year in the digital signage market for advertising and information, according to analysis from the Digital Signage service of IHS Technology. Shipments in…
January 5, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

UN proclaims 2015 Year of Light-based technologies

The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session during its 71st Plenary Meeting proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015). In proclaiming an International Year focusing on the topic of light science and its…
January 1, 2013 by Paul Semenza, analyst, NPD DisplaySearch

Big changes in small displays

Small and medium sized displays (9 inches and smaller in diagonal) are used widely in a variety of medical and industrial equipment, as well as transportation and other infrastructure. Because these applications represent a small fraction of the demand for…