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Renesas Electronics America Celebrates 20 Years in the Americas Industrial LCD Market at SID Display Week 2012

Join Renesas and NLT Technologies in Booth #343 for a Showcase of 3D, Touch-Panel and Transflective Technologies for Industrial, Medical and Other Applications

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 1, 2012 — In conjunction with NLT Technologies, Ltd, Renesas Electronics America Inc., a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions and authorized display representative in the Americas for NLT Technologies, today announced that they will demonstrate their latest display technologies, including 3D, touch-panel and transflective displays, at Society for Information Display’s (SID) Display Week 2012 event taking place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (booth #343) on June 4-8. Throughout the event, the companies will demonstrate more than 30 LCD modules ranging from 3.1-inches to 21.3-inches in size, designed and optimized for a variety of applications, including industrial, medical, professional broadcasting systems, point of sale (POS) terminals and many others, for both indoor and outdoor use.

Two Decades of Technology and Product Innovations

2012 also marks the 20th anniversary of Renesas Electronics America’s engagement in the U.S. industrial LCD market. The breadth and depth of technologies demonstrated at Display Week 2012 represent the company’s ongoing commitment to providing industry-leading design expertise, superior products and total cost of ownership (TCO) support for the industrial and medical industries.

3D Technologies

NLT Technologies’ proprietary 3D technologies enable the simultaneous display of 2D and 3D high-density images on the same screen without requiring special glasses. The HxDP (Horizontally x times-Density Pixels) and HDDP (Horizontally Double-Density Pixels) technologies offer highly accurate and realistic imaging capabilities for a variety of applications. Demonstrations will feature:

  • The new 3.1-inch multi-view display featuring HxDP technology
  • Two 7.2-inch displays based on HDDP technology

Touch-Panel Technologies

The touch-panel display lineup demonstrates advances in increased durability, smooth operator interface, multi-touch function and clear image quality for use in rugged industrial and medical systems. Demonstrations will feature:

  • The new trio of mid-size color projected capacitive (PCAP) touch panel LCD modules ranging from 10.4 inches to 12.1 inches
  • A 10.4-inch LCD module based on NLT Technolgies’ original surface capacitive (On-Cell) technology

Technologies for Ambient-Light Environments

NLT Technologies’ Super-Reflective-NLT (SR-NLT) and Super-Transmissive (ST-NLT) technologies enable enhanced viewing in high ambient light conditions, with the ability to support reduced power consumption for displays used in battery-powered applications operating in multiple ambient-light environments. Demonstrations will feature:

  • Four SR-NLT LCD modules ranging from 3.5 up to 10.4 inches
  • Three ST-NLT LCD modules ranging from 8.4 up t o 12.1 inches
  • Three high-bright LCD modules ranging from 5.7 up to 15 inches

Ultra-Wide Viewing Angle Technologies

NLT Technologies’ proprietary Ultra Advanced Super-Fine TFT (UA-SFT) technologies deliver reliable color reproduction and enhanced viewing performance even in off-angle viewing conditions for use in portable broadcasting, medical and industrial. Demonstrations will feature:

  • The new SFT-TFT 9.0-inch full high-definition (FHD) LCD module
  • Two new UA-SFT 10.6-inch LCD modules also featuring NLT Technologies' ColorXcell integrated color enhancement technology
  • Four mid-size wide-aspect ratio display modules ranging from 9.0 up to 15.3 inches

Representatives from NLT Technologies will also present two technical papers:

  • "Analysis of Two Type of Multi-Domain IPS Viewing Angle Characteristics", Wednesday, June 6 at 10:40 a.m. EDT (Session 28)
  • "A 10.4-in. On-Cell Touch-Panel LCD with Correlated Noise Subtraction Method", Wednesday, June 6 at 3:30 p.m. EDT (Session 37)

About Renesas Electronics America’s Display Business

Renesas Electronics America is the authorized representative in the Americas of NLT Technologies, Ltd. (established July 2011 as a joint venture between NEC Corporation and Shenzhen AVIC Optoelectronic Co., Ltd.), a leading supplier of innovative LCD products for industrial applications. With an extensive lineup of 2.7- to 22.5-inch active-matrix LCD modules and a network of distributors and value-added partners (VAPs), Renesas Electronics America provides complete display module solutions from NLT Technologies to the industrial, medical and high-end monitor market. In addition to modules based on NLT Technologies' SFT for ultra-wide viewing, Renesas Electronics America also offers LCD modules that include ultra-high resolutions, wide temperature ranges, high contrast ratios, rich color gamuts, backward compatibility, LED backlights, and transflective viewing for use in diverse lighting environments.

Renesas Electronics America and NLT Technologies are committed to delivering innovative, high-performance, eco-conscious LCD solutions that address the diverse size, power and high image-quality needs of their industrial, medical and high-end monitor customers. Based on technologies developed by NLT Technologies, the LCD modules are optimized and designed for a range of applications, including portable and fixed medical equipment, test and measurement devices, instrumentation equipment, point-of-sale systems, gaming systems, global positioning systems, radio-frequency identification devices and barcode scanners.

Additional information about these LCD display products, manufactured by NLT Technologies and represented by Renesas Electronics America in the Americas, can be found at http://www.am.renesas.com/prod/displays.


The content in the press release, including, but not limited to, product prices and specifications, is based on the information as of the date indicated on the document, but may be subject to change without prior notice.


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