SOURCE: Pixtronix

Pixtronix

November 08, 2010 10:00 ET

Pixtronix and Chimei Innolux Successfully Develop MEMS Display Prototypes

Pixtronix Will Demonstrate PerfectLight MEMS Display Technology at FPD International 2010

ANDOVER, MA--(Marketwire - November 8, 2010) -  Pixtronix, Inc., an innovator in the development and licensing of low power multimedia display technologies, today announced the successful joint development with Chimei Innolux Corp. (CMI) of its PerfectLight low power MEMS display technology for mobile multimedia applications. The two companies recently completed the development of prototype displays, which utilize the Pixtronix proprietary technology and were built by CMI. These displays will be demonstrated at FPD International 2010, the comprehensive exhibition and convention on Flat Panel Displays, November 10-12, Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, Japan.

Pixtronix and CMI further announced today the ongoing development of larger display prototypes, which will be available in 2011.

"As an innovator in low power display technologies for the high-growth smartphone, tablet and notebook PC markets, it is critical for Pixtronix to demonstrate success with the leading manufacturers who serve those segments," said Tony Zona, CEO of Pixtronix. "With CMI, we have achieved rapid progress in delivering prototypes that demonstrate both full-speed full-color video and ultra-low power consumption. We look forward to continued joint development with CMI, and the availability of larger displays next year."

About the Pixtronix PerfectLight Display Technology
The PerfectLight display is an innovative low-power multimedia display for portable devices, achieving 135% NTSC color gamut, 24-bit color depth, 170-degree viewing angles, and 100 microsecond shutter response times; all with a 75% power reduction over LCD displays. In addition, this new class of display offers Application Agility to dynamically optimize image quality and power consumption for all applications, ranging from full speed video to e-reader operation in a single device. The PerfectLight display is based upon Pixtronix's Digital Micro Shutter MEMS technology, which is built within standard LCD infrastructure and eliminates liquid crystals, polarizers and color filters to enable a highly efficient, programmable display with proven MEMS reliability.

About Chimei Innolux Corp.
CMI is one of the leading worldwide manufacturers of TFT-LCD display products, including TFT-LCD panels, and total solutions for LCD TV and monitor systems. Its one-stop shopping business model vertically integrates TFT-LCD panel manufacturing expertise with systems assembly capabilities. More information about CMI is available at www.chimei-innolux.com.

About Pixtronix, Inc.
Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts and led by experts in the fields of displays, optics and MEMS, the Pixtronix mission is to develop, license and market the perfect display for today's multimedia lifestyle. The company's PerfectLight displays combine the best image quality at the lowest power consumption for all applications and are designed to scale from mobile devices to desktop displays through HD televisions. Pixtronix's investors include Atlas Venture, Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, and Samsung Venture Investment Corporation. For more information, visit www.pixtronix.com.

© 2010 Pixtronix, Inc. Pixtronix, PerfectLight, Digital Micro Shutter and DMS are trademarks of Pixtronix, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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