New from Lumex (Palatine, IL; www.lumex.com) the InfoVue EBTN (Enhanced Background Twisted Nematic) family of custom negative image TN LCDs provide contrast ratio of 300 to 1 compared to traditional LCDs, which offer contrast ratio of 50 to 1. These LCDs also generate significant cost savings compared to alternative technologies like VFDs (Vacuum Florescent Displays), can cost up to 40% less than VFDs, and also require 50% lower energy consumption.
InfoVue EBTN LCDs provide negative image contrast and wide viewing angles while generating significant technology and energy cost savings.
The technology is compatible with standard LCD drivers and is intended for medical device applications including displays on portable heart monitors, gas analysis monitors, portable defibrillators, and disposable glucometers.
The RoHs compliant InfoVue EBTN LCDs are available in sizes ranging from 1.0 inches squared to 5 inches squared. Pricing is approximately $0.50 to $10.00 per unit in production quantities dependent on size and quantity ordered. Standard lead time for completed custom technology is 8 weeks and all orders come with expert support from Lumex’s team of Technical Design Specialists.