Sony introduces 13.3-inch flexible Color E-paper and new Glasses-free 3D LCD Displays at SID 2011
Sony introduced its new 13.3 inch flexible color e-paper as well as two new glasses-free 3D panels at SID in Los Angels, here in SID Sony managed to bring both the e-paper and 3D Panel while other largely introduced e-papers.
The New Sony new e-papers weigh only 20 grams or less by using a plastic substrate and measures a mere 150-microns thick while The sheet boasts a 13-percent color gamut, 10:1 contrast ratio, and 150dpi resolution.
The new 3D Displays range from 10-inches to 24-inches and seems to be employing new method to deliver 3D to naked eye. This particular method uses a backlight positioned between an LCD panel and another backlight for 2D images, and can be easily be switched off for 2D viewing.
The 24-inch 3D LCD display was developed based on a display having a brightness of 300cd/m2. It has six viewpoints, and its 3D images are best viewed from a distance of 80 to 160cm. In 3D mode, its pixel count is 960 x 360, and its brightness is 86.1cd/m2. The brightness of a prototype of Sony’s normal 24-inch naked-eye 3D display is 44.4cd/m2, and the company said, “The new method can prevent brightness from lowering by about 50%.”
Sony is intending to commercialize the new display technology within a few years.