Seiko Epson Corporation ("Epson," TSE: 6724) today announced that it has begun volume production of its latest Ultimicron panel. These high-temperature polysilicon (HTPS) TFT colour panels bring to life the electronic viewfinders used in mid- to high-end digital interchangeable lens system cameras.
Measuring just 0.48 of an inch diagonally, the latest in the Ultimicron series offers XGA (1024 x 768) resolution in red, green and blue for a total of 2.36 megapixels. The new panel is equal in size to a 0.47-inch SVGA panel, but offers higher resolution. In addition, Epson has increased the surface luminance to 520 cd/m2, allowing photographers sufficient visibility in any environment, from the brightest sunlight to the darkness of evening.
The Ultimicron series is positioned to meet growing demand among camera enthusiasts of all levels and abilities for superb quality electronic viewfinders.
Advantages and features
Compact - Small 0.48-inch diagonal screen contributes to compact, thin cameras
High resolution - High pixel density with XGA resolution (1024 x RGB x 768, 2.36 megapixels)
No color breakup - Use of a color filter ensures that it is not affected by the color breakup that can occur with fast-moving subjects and panning shots when using a field-sequential color system.
Bright - Achieves brightness of 520 cd/m2
For more information, visit the Epson Ultimicron