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Nowhere To Hide?
By Stephen P. Atwood

Industry News

Guest Editorial

Ultra-Low Power: Changing the Rules of the Game.
By Robert Zehner

President's Corner

Remember the Alamo!
By Paul Drzaic

Approaching the "Zenith": Bistable LCDs in a Retail Environment

Bistable passive-matrix displays allow retailers to supply more information while also enabling battery options that last for years. This article discusses a bistable LCD and RF protocol designed to provide both functionality and ease of use for retailers.
By Cliff Jones

Segmented Displays Enable a Variety of Smart Surfaces

Because of their ultra-thin, rugged, and flexible properties, segmented electronic-paper displays offer high-contrast displays that can be placed in a variety of devices.
By Joanna Au and Kawano Shigeaki

Low-Power Large-Area Cholesteric Displays

Compared to an emissive or transmissive display, a reflective display can offer low power consumption, especially if it is also capable of utilizing low-power supporting systems. Such often forgotten systems can consume more power than the display itself.
By David Coates

ICDM Special Session: A Visionary Standard

The new guidelines contained in the Display Measurements Standard (DMS) developed by SID's International Committee for Display Metrology (ICDM) are designed to flexibly address the pace of change in the display industry by using a common language rather than specific tests.
By Jenny Donelan

Flexible Displays Come into Their Own at Display Week 2009

For the first time, the Society for Information Display has designated official sessions for flexible-display papers at Display Week. This year, there are seven sessions devoted exclusively to flexible-display technology: Flexible Display Components, Flexible-Display Manufacturing, Flexible Active-Matrix Backplanes, Organic TFTs, e-Paper, Emerging Active-Matrix Technologies, and Flexible AMOLEDs.
By Jenny Donelan

Journal of the SID Preview

Selected papers appearing in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of the SID are previewed.
Aris Silzars

SID News: LCD Pioneer George Heilmeir Named to National Inventors Hall of Fame

George Heilmeier, a pioneering contributor to liquid-crystal-display technology, will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May 2009.