Category Archives: Display

All About Cover Glass

Cover glass is a thin layer of material placed and bonded over a display panel, with a variety of uses. It comes in any number of standard see-through (optically clear) materials, such as glass, polycarbonate, plastic, plexiglass, or acrylic, each with a variety of benifits. Glass is standard for regular TFT LCD screens; AMOLED screens with flexibility may require a flexible plastic instead. Acrylic provides a more shatter-proof experience (but cannot be cleaned by isopropyl alcohol: it will attack the surface and dissolve the polymer chains of the acrylic plastics).

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High Brightness Available Panels

SmarterGlass can currently supply a series of high-brightness industrial A-Grade panels. These panels range from 7″ to 55″ from a variety of different manufacturers including AUO, CMI, SHARP, and LG. Common uses for these panels to be integrated into include but never limited to:

  • Kiosk displays
  • Automotive displays
  • Marine/Aviation displays
  • Military displays
  • Aviation
  • Hand-held Devices
  • Commercial Digital Signage

All panels listed below feature 1000 cd/m2, making them ideal for a variety of high ambient light applications, useful both indoor and outdoor. 

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Available LCDs: SHARP LQ070Y5DE01

Eleven thousand two hundred sixty LQ070Y5DE01 panels became available for purchase this week. This discontinued panel is still a popular choice in the automotive industry, as its high-reliability and sturdy frame helps its reliability in high vibration environments such as cars. Its moderate pixel density allows for high visibility, which coupled with its 65° viewing angle provides a low-distraction environment (direct light from the screen will find it difficult to reach the driver’s eyes, unless directly looked at).

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