Apple iPad Pro 2017 Samsung Galaxy S8 Apple iPhone Edition Samsung Galaxy Note 8 HTC 11 Sony Xperia L1
Apple iPad Pro 2017 Samsung Galaxy S8 Apple iPhone Edition Samsung Galaxy Note 8 HTC 11 Sony Xperia L1
  2017 NEWS APPLE CANON FUJIFILM HTC HUAWEI LG NOKIA NIKON OLYMPUS PANASONIC PENTAX SAMSUNG SONY  
Samsung Galaxy
 
     
Powered by True
Counted by OneStat.com
Dennis Hissink : March 23th 2004 - 14:37 CET

Olympus presents sunshine LCD for digital cameras


Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
OlympusFinally it is possible to check shots on a digital camera's integrated display even in direct sunlight without having to huddle over the monitor or crawl under a table to view the shot. This improvement is the result of a new LCD technology. Called sunshine LCD, it was first integrated by Olympus in its CAMEDIA C-8080 WIDE ZOOM and Mju 410 Digital models. The new technology is also found in two cameras receiving their CeBIT première: the C-60ZOOM and the C-460ZOOM del Sol. In less than a decade, digital photography has progressed at such a rate that it is now a leading image capture technology. Without the fascinating ability to check shots immediately and show them to others, its triumphant progress would certainly not have been possible.
Pictures taken by digital cameras can be checked on their LCD (Liquid Crystal Display). Instead of a ray of electrons like CRT (Cathode Ray Tube) monitors, LCDs use liquid crystals to create the image.

In standard Thin Film Transistor LCDs, the image is displayed with the help of back light. To keep the power consumption as low as possible, the brightness is calculated so as to be fully sufficient for standard situations. However, if very bright or direct light shines onto the surface of the LCD and is reflected, the images become difficult to make out.

To combat this phenomenon, the new sunshine LCD from Olympus uses not only the available back light but also bright light from outside that hits the display’s surface. With standard displays, sunlight is reflected off their surface, thus affecting the ability to see the shot. However, the sunshine LCD has semi-transparent layers so the sunlight is able to penetrate a few layers into the panel (see graphic). The light is first reflected by the underside of the liquid crystal layer. Thanks to this additional "back light", the LCD can present a much brighter image.

The brightness of the display even adjusts itself to the ambient light conditions. Regardless of how bright it is: cameras with a sunshine LCD allow a perfect view of the image.




   The six million pixel Olympus C-60 ZOOM
   The Olympus CAMEDIA C-460 ZOOM del Sol
   LetsGoDigital CeBIT 2004 report
   Next  Lexar Media introduces JumpDrive Traveler 2.0
   Previous  CeBIT introduction of the Pentax Optio MX
   News by brand:Olympus
   News by category:Innovations
   News by brand and category:Olympus Innovations


Android smartphone
Latest Olympus announcements
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II body available this year
Olympus STF-8 macro twin flash
Olympus PEN E-PL8 test pictures
Olympus FL-900R flash
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm lens
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm lens
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm macro lens
Olympus PEN E-PL8 system camera
Olympus announces development of OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Olympus FD-1 flash diffuser
Olympus Tough TG-870
Exclusive Olympus Limited Edition camera
Olympus 300mm telephoto lens
Olympus PEN-F high-end system camera
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II system camera
 
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
The next Smart TV from Samsung ready for the future
LG G6 mini phone
Apple increases App Store prices
Nintendo 2DS XL game system
New Nintendo 3DS XL games
Samsung headquarters 2017 financial report
Samsung financial report and premium product trends
Samsung Mobile device trends and 2017 results
Samsung Display trend forecast and financial report
Samsung Semiconductor trends and financial results
Fidget Spinner the best 2017 gadget
Alternative phone for iPhone Red
Nintendo Switch 2017 game parties
HDR10+ technology explained by Samsung
4K 360-Degree VR action camera with live-streaming
   
  5G Accessories Android Galaxy iPhone Camera Mobile phones Rumors Premium Smartphones Smartwatches Tablets TV   CES CeBIT IFA Photokina PMA