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O2Micro granted major LCD TV, monitor systems patent

Posted: 17 Mar 2006 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:O2Micro? Phase-on-demand? scan-mode backlight inverter? LCD TV?

O2Micro International Ltd was granted eleven claims under U.S. patent number 6,999,328 for its Phase-on-demand invention, a continuation of the invention issued August 2004 under U.S. patent number 6,778,415.

"O2Micro's patented Phase-on-demand invention is the latest scan-mode backlight inverter technology used in LCD TV applications. This invention enhances the viewer's experience by providing the best resolution for motion picture movement. In addition, this invention simplifies the system design, while reducing the overall system cost," commented Yung Lin, executive vice president of O2Micro's intelligent lighting business unit.

According to the company, its invention is a new key element in the family of backlight inverter IC solutions used for large panel LCD applications. It is designed for large panel LCD applications that require multiple lamps used in LCD TVs or LCD monitors.

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