E Ink

Demo 13.3″ E Ink Display

30 January 2022

For developers wanting to see an E Ink display we made a 13.3″ demo display, it is also a usable and functional display for other purposes. The brochure provides the details, in summary: 13.3″ monochrome … [more]


Connecting an FPC cable

16 January 2022

FPC cables (Flexible Printed Circuit) are quite common in the electronics industry and in particular for connecting certain displays, however, for first-time users it is useful to know how to connect them. Shown below: Photo … [more]

LCD Controllers

HX-2560-SDI (New)

13 November 2021

The Digital View HX-2560-SDI LCD controller board due for release in late Q4, 2021 or early Q1, 2022 is compact, supports video & LCD panels up to 2560×1600. The video connectors are headers for HDMI, … [more]

Digital Signage

Ultra-Low Power Public Signboard

10 August 2021

We recently installed an ultra-low-power 84″ equivalent epaper sunlight-readable digital signboard for a city council in Silicon Valley, California. When I say ultra-low-power it is not hyperbole, the display itself uses zero power to display, … [more]

LCD Controllers

SVX-1920-PRO (New)

5 August 2021

The Digital View SVX-1920-PRO is a new model LCD controller board designed with many of the characteristics of the SVX-1920v3 and SVH-1920v2 models. Measuring 179.1 x 120.4mm it is the same size as the SVX-1920v3 … [more]

Digital Signage

Outdoor Digital Display Technology

7 April 2021

When it comes to outdoor digital displays there are currently three main contenders: LED, LCD, ePaper. The following is a brief comparison table of the main characteristics of each. Each technology has its advantages depending … [more]


Reflective Digital Displays

4 April 2021

Our daily experience is typically with displays that emit light, our phones, televisions, monitors, tablets and watches all use technologies such as LCD (with LED backlights) or OLED or direct view LED. However reflective displays … [more]

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LED Brightness & PWM

26 March 2021

In the display industry LEDs are used as the light source for LCD panels and as the display pixels in direct view LED displays, eg video walls. The most common method for adjusting the brightness … [more]

ICDM measurement standards cover

Display Metrics

14 December 2020

The Society for Information Display, SID, is an important organization for the display industry and anyone involved in displays or display-related products. Within the organization is the Definitions and Standards Committee that includes the International … [more]

led display

LED Terminology

20 November 2020

Ever since a well-known TV manufacturer started marketing LCD TVs with LED backlights as LED TV’s there has been confusion over LED terminology. The following is only a guide as no one seems to stick … [more]

bolt robot and digital view controllers

Robot Videographer

16 July 2020

London.film, a video production studio in London, England, with some very cool equipment, is filming Digital View LCD controller boards and accessories. Shown here is Bolt, a robotic arm capable of smooth, accurate, high-speed tracking … [more]

alr-1920 alt-1920 power circuit comparison
LCD Controllers

Power Circuitry

15 July 2020

Here is a quick example of the changes in the power circuitry on a Digital View LCD controller board. The image below shows the ALR-1920 and its successor model, the ALT-1920. These boards are functionally … [more]

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