1. Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

Philips Intros PowerSensor-equipped LCD Monitor

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jun 27, 2009.

  1. btarunr

    btarunr Editor & Senior Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2007
    Messages:
    33,118 (9.58/day)
    Thanks Received:
    16,873
    Location:
    Hyderabad, India
    Philips today introduced an LCD monitor with a unique energy-saving feature. The 22 inch Brilliance LCD with PowerSensor draws parallels with a proximity-sensor technology. It makes sure the optimal (or user-set) brightness levels are enabled only when the user is in front of it. When it finds that the user left it alone, it steps down the brightness and contrast levels by 50 percent to cut-down energy consumption. This feature is embedded in the monitor's own firmware, and doesn't require the host PC to control it. Its sensitivity is configurable, and can detect users anywhere from 30 to 120 cm (1 to 4 ft.) The PowerSensor feature aside, as a monitor, it offers a native resolution of 1680 x 1050, 1000:1 static contrast ratio, 5 ms of response time, and inputs from DVI and D-Sub. It is priced at about £170 (US $280) in the UK.

    [​IMG]

    Source: Engadget
     
  2. enaher

    enaher New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2009
    Messages:
    416 (0.14/day)
    Thanks Received:
    83
    Nice, really nice don't digg the looks but im trying to be as eco friendly as I can, it would work well for me.
     
  3. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2004
    Messages:
    45,710 (10.04/day)
    Thanks Received:
    13,128
    Location:
    Australalalalalaia.
    that would suck for me, as i watch shows from across the room :(

    Great (and i mean REALLY great) for large businesses with tons of cubicles.
     
    10 Year Member at TPU
  4. AsRock

    AsRock TPU addict

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2007
    Messages:
    14,829 (4.16/day)
    Thanks Received:
    4,273
    Location:
    US
    Sounds cool, hope the 5ms is not GTG. Typically i have brightness and such lower than 50% when using a LCD so would it set it to 25% or less in that case ?. Or go brighter lol ?.
     
  5. Pinchy New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2006
    Messages:
    5,105 (1.28/day)
    Thanks Received:
    284
    Location:
    Sydney, Australia
    Awesome feature, altho something else to go faulty :p
     
    10 Year Member at TPU

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guest)