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re: Pixtronix, CMI make 5-inch MEMS display
PJames   11/8/2011 11:38:26 PM
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In case anyone is curious how a MEMS shutter technology would eliminate the need for color filters, as I was... the MEMS shutter can be switched much faster than liquid crystals, so they use a frame sequential color (FCS). That means they have three light sources, RGB, turned on in sequence for a single color sub-frame. This contributes to power savings since the normal loss of light with a filter is avoided. Got all this from a white paper you can find at their site.



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