TITLE

From Butterflies to Cell Phones

AUTHOR(S)
Alleven, Monica
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Wireless Week;11/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 19, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the interferometric modulation (IMOD) low-power display technology from Qualcomm MEMS Technologies (QMT). The technology was initially conceived by Iridigm Display founder Mark Miles, who first noticed the phenomenon in nature. He observed that the microscopic structures on the wings of butterflies actually cause interference with light, thus producing the vibrant colors. It is noted that the technology can make it easier to view basic cellular telephone screens in bright light.
ACCESSION #
27963956

 

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