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Display Backlight Enhancement with Fortec US

January 6, 2023

What is LCD Backlight?

An LCD backlight is a type of lighting technology commonly used in television, computer, tablet, and smartphone screens. It is the source of illumination behind the liquid crystal display (LCD). LCD backlight technology illuminates the pixels on the screen with a bright white light to create an image. This allows for brighter, more vibrant colors on your screens. 

Backlight Enhancement with Apollo – We Build Custom Backlights for LCD Screens.

In areas with high ambient brightness, such as production halls, shop windows, or outdoor environments, especially in direct sunlight, content on TFT displays with normal brightness is often difficult to read; the display looks dark and faded. High Brightness TFT displays, on the other hand, maintain high contrast and perfectly readable content even under these ambient conditions, thanks to the bright backlight and a special polarizer.

At Fortec US, our engineers have more than 25 years of experience designing backlights for the most demanding environments and work with you to find the perfect solution for your needs. 

Our engineered solutions include:

  • Higher brightness beyond the manufacturer’s offering
  • Long lifetime, typically 100K hours
  • Dual mode, including Night Vision (NVIS) solutions
  • Configurable dimming range 
  • SmartLED drivers
  • High contrast and durable using our VacuBond optical bonding

One drawback to be aware of with very bright backlights are their relatively high power consumption. That is why we make sure you have control over the brightness sensors and TFT controller boards to adjust to the exact ambient brightness – This is especially beneficial in outdoor environments where the weather and sunlight are constantly changing. This feature also allows for the display to be dimmed in 24/7 operation at night to prevent blinding, ensuring a perfectly readable display at all times that saves electricity and extends the backlight lifetime.

Contact Us Today to Learn More About Our Custom Digital Screen Solutions!

As the global leader in optical bonding, Fortec US supports you in all project phases – from the construction of the metal housing and procurement of specific parts to the in-house development of controller boards and touchscreen integration. In need of a product, part, or have a project in mind? Contact us today at (631) 580-4360 or click here for more information.

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