Backlighting

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Backlighting

A practice in which a person or object is lit from behind rather than from another angle. It can be used in video recordings or in other media like billboards. Backlighting is often used in advertising and marketing for dramatic effect.
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Given the higher penetration rate of multi-media and Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor ("CMOS") in automobiles, traditional meter displays were upgraded to LED displays stimulating the demand for automobile-related backlight products.
Since these zones are staggered throughout the frame, it results in the backlight illumination scrolling down the display (Figure 3).
As the larger screen size a LED-backlit LCD TV has, the more LED chips are needed as the backlight source for production of the product, Taiwanese LED and LED backlight will hopefully see their shipment volume to surge in the coming years.
Products on display at Diguang International at the CEF Shanghai Show, Shanghai New International Expo Center included CCFL and LED backlights, LED general lighting products and the company's new line of mini-notebooks or "mini-books.
Typical backlight thicknesses for desktop keyboards from 0.
Bringing all the advantages of LED backlight to our customers, and doing it affordably, has been one of our key goals," said Jens Ruppert, Vice President & General Manager, Surgical Business Unit at NDSsi.
The 16-channel independent dimming capability means that the backlight intensity of each section can be precisely controlled to match the picture content of each successive frame on display.
The company noted that the number of LEDs in tablet PC backlight is increasing in line with higher picture definition of PCs.
The B-MLA backlight system uses a single LED (Light Emitting Diode) light source, a light guide and reflector to deliver uniform display brightness, increased battery life and an ability to adjust the brightness to address varying ambient lighting levels.
com/research/mcgmt4/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese LCD Backlight Unit (BLU) Industry Report, 2011-2012" report to their offering.
vows to snatch 50% of the non-Apple tablet PC backlight market next year.
Lumex launched QuantumBrite Flexible LED Backlight technology.