supertwist


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supertwist

An LCD technology that twists liquid molecules greater than 90 degrees in order to improve contrast and viewing angle. See LCD.
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The 12-MHz, 80C286-based unit features a triple supertwist black-on-white 640 x 480 pixel display with 16 gray scales.
The basic crystal produces a twist of about 90 [degrees], the supertwist between 180 [degrees] and 240 [degrees] and the double supertwist about 270 [degrees].
The CANtrak 160 x 128 pixel display employs FSTN (film supertwist nematic) LCD technology for visibility in direct sunlight--with backlighting.