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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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Technavio's analysts forecast the global LED backlight DDICs market to grow at a CAGR of 8.24% during the period 2016-2020.
Backlight TV (InnovaTV Networks, llc) continues to break new ground in the connected television space.
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.
* The LED driver circuit is integrated into the LCD module, with full dimming function, so no additional components are required to drive the backlight.
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.
A device's backlight can consume 80 to 90 percent of the device's power.
A single chip of the AN37010 LED driver LSI can drive up to 228 LEDs (for 42-inch TV) in four light bars, each of which consisting of 57 LEDs, in a backlight of an LCD display and also incorporates four current sources with a 190V voltage, a boost converter, and various protection circuits.
Eros Group, the sole distributor of world-renowned brands -- Samsung, Hitachi, Candy, BenQ, Linksys by Cisco, TCL & Taurus -- and one of the leading players in consumer electronics, telecom and allied multi-products in the Middle East, announced the launch of Hitachi's new range of LED Backlight LCD TVs, which put together an ultra slim design, vivid picture quality, and eco-friendly value.
Philips LED Backlight priced for Dh15,499 ($4,200) and is available in premium electronics outlets and distributors showrooms, said the statement.
Diguang, through its subsidiaries, specializes in the research, development, production, sale and distribution of backlights and backlight technologies.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 8, 2006 - (JCN) - Toray Industries announced September 8 that it has developed a new optical polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film for liquid crystal display (LCD) backlight, combining multiple optical functions.