Liquavista

A patented display technology for use for handhelds and mobile devices. These screens do not need to be backlit, which is a drain on the device battery — instead they are illuminated by sunlight and the movement of the liquid inside the screen. A display is produced using the principles of Electrowetting to create a pixel modulator. Inside, oil is colored with a dye, which enables the creation of a display when different pixels are independently activated to make an image. Liquavista was developed under the Philip Research Labs in Eindhoven. The company, Liquavista BV, is backed by Philips.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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