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backlight

[′bak‚līt]
(graphic arts)
A spotlight that illuminates from behind so that the subject is separated from the background; used in photography.

backlight

With regard to electronic devices, a backlight is the light source for an LCD screen. The light typically comes from a fluorescent lamp or LED. See LCD, LED TV and CCFL.
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Yiu further said, "The Group plans to actively fine-tune its product mix, adjust its production capacity and sales strategies in order to raise production capacity for automobile on-board displays and television backlight parts to meet ever-changing market demands.
Plus, the market researcher analyzes that persistently diving quotations of LED backlights will also help to speed up development of larger-sized LED-backlit LCD TVs, and therefore foresees that shipment of models with screen sizes of between 50 and 60 inches will steadily increase year by year, with 70-inch models to be targeted at the top-end segment.
Incorporating Leadis' proprietary PowerLite(TM) dynamic backlight control algorithm, the LDS285 works in conjunction with the system LED driver to save up to 50% of display module power versus traditional implementations.
and CCFL backlights for international producers of televisions,
LED backlighting also enhances the user viewing experience, offers more flexible backlight architectures and enables thinner display designs.
Taiwan's industry executives pointed out that tablet PCs will create business opportunity for Taiwan's LED makers while the market for TV backlights started losing growth steam in the third quarter.
Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts such as the statement that our larger-format backlights will increasingly be at the industry forefront in coming months and years.
Panel Makers' Plans for Q4' 10 - LCD TV Panel Shipments by Backlight Type Backlight AUO Chimei CPT IPS Alpha Type Innolux LED 26.
BULLETIN BOARD: DGNG) (''Diguang''), one of the fastest-growing global manufacturers of LCD backlights, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with a major Chinese LCD TV producer to co- develop key technology for the systematic application of LED backlights to LCD TVs.
And one of the key enabling technologies behind this innovation is the LED backlight unit.
Meanwhile, panel suppliers will offer newer backlight designs that require fewer LEDs per panel.
In addition, with a healthy pipeline of prospective customers, we are confident that we will procure additional orders for new larger-screen backlight products in the near future.