MANHASSET TPO Displays Corp. has developed a transmissive 4.3-inch TFT-LCD supporting a wide viewing angle (800 by RGB by 480).
The Taiwanese company already has three design wins for portable media player and GPS applications. It expects to deliver from 30,000 to 60,000 pieces in 2007.
More than 500 million display units for portable gaming applications, portable navigation devices and car entertainment applications will be shipped worldwide by 2010, according to a study by DisplaySearch and TPO's internal estimates,
"We see a whole set of convergence devices emerging. These devices call for displays larger than the average mobile phone," said Harold Hoskens, deputy CEO of TPO.