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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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The major businesses of the Group include LED backlight and LED lighting.
You can improve the image by blinking off the backlight while the pixel is changing.
In comparison, the market for LED-backlit models shows huge growth potential, mostly thanks to advancement of direct illumination-type backlight technologies, which allows manufacturers to cut up to 30% of LED chips used in LED-backlit models to further lower production costs.
The new display also includes a built-in timing controller and on board LED backlight and dimming controller.
Diguang, through its subsidiaries, specializes in the research, development, production, sale and distribution of backlights and backlight technologies.
The ability to place LEDs on the edge of the light guide or in the middle of the backlight.
Toray plans to commercialize the newly developed film starting from the end of the current fiscal year as an advanced film material that contributes to efficient product designing by reducing the weight and the number of parts of LCDs, mainly for backlights in large-sized LCD televisions.
Passive LEP panels are ready for commercial introduction for low-information-content displays such as those used for small appliances and backlights.
Focusing solely on the medical industry, NDSsi is the pioneer of LED technology for the healthcare environment, the first company to introduce LED in a surgical display, and the first to stabilize the LED backlight at 500 cd/mU for the life of the product with the introduction of its 26" Radiance G2 High-Bright display.
The new backlight controller is intended for use in the latest high-definition (HD) and ultra high-definition (UHD, or 4K) televisions, as well as high dynamic range (HDR) monitors and displays.
LED has been the sole backlight of portable computers since its birth.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-23 November 2000-Omron launches backlight for display illumination (C)1994-2000 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.