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Freescale and Samsung Electronics Announce Collaboration on LED Display Technology

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Freescale Semiconductor and Samsung Electronics, a world leader in display technology, have announced their collaboration to address the burgeoning market for energy-saving and environmentally friendly light-emitting diodes (LEDs).
“Freescale’s LED backlight driver technology is the industry’s most compact and integrated solution,” said Arman Naghavi, vice president and general manager of Freescale’s Analog, Mixed-Signal and Power Division. “Our collaboration with Samsung on LED backlighting – clearly a disruptive technology – will help spur further innovation and growth in the LCD market.”


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i've been waiting on these LED's. i still get funny looks when i mention it, everyone thinks i'm a retard for getting LCD wrong.

reduce power consumption by up to 60 percent
up to 100 times better contrast ratio
How can they go wrong!
 

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i've been waiting on these LED's. i still get funny looks when i mention it, everyone thinks i'm a retard for getting LCD wrong.



How can they go wrong!
Well, these are still LCD screens. They are just backlit by LEDs instead of cathode tubes.
 
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If it reduces energy consumption i'm all for it. And with Samsung designing it (no source but i hope?) they are sure to be sweet.
 

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Well, these are still LCD screens. They are just backlit by LEDs instead of cathode tubes.
yes, but they reduce power consumption and increase contrast in the process. that means its still better than what we have now, no matter how you look at it.
 

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yes, but they reduce power consumption and increase contrast in the process. that means its still better than what we have now, no matter how you look at it.
Oh yeah, not denying that. Just pointing out that these displays are still LCDs.

I think we had this discussion before, but I can't wait for OLED displays.