Intel drops LCoS Production Plans

October 25, 2004

intelCiting investment costs, Intel has dropped all plans to produce LCoS (Liquid Crystal on Silicone) display devices. Reportedly competition from Texas instruments powered micro displays was also considered in the decision. A quick search of Intel’s LCoS page returned a “page not found”.

Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) is a relatively new technology that first appeared in JVC’s, Direct Drive Image Light Amplifier projectors. LCoS incorporates existing LCD technology and silicone processors. A more detailed explanation can be found at SpatiaLight a leading manufacturer of HDTV LCoS microdisplays.



Posted by Bryan Greenway | | Filed Under Display Technology


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