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345 - Computer graphics processing and selective visual display systems

345204000 - DISPLAY DRIVING CONTROL CIRCUITRY

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20110175884Liquid crystal display device - The present invention prevents deterioration of image quality by lowering a heat value of a data driver connected to a liquid crystal display panel. In a liquid crystal display device, a pixel which connects a TFT thereof to one of two neighboring scanning signal lines and a pixel which has a TFT thereof connected to the other scanning signal line are alternately arranged in the extending direction of the scanning signal lines, two pixels which are arranged close to each other with one video signal line sandwiched therebetween have respective TFTs connected to the video signal line, and the connection relationship between the TFT of each pixel and the scanning signal line is inverted for every pair of two pixels arranged in the extending direction of the video signal lines.07-21-2011
20110175881DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device and a method of driving the display device are disclosed. The display device includes first and second data drivers. The first data driver is configured to generate data voltages for the pixels based on first image data. The second data driver is configured to generate current voltages for the pixels based on second image data. One of the first and second data drivers may be disposed outside of a display panel.07-21-2011
20110175880POWER DRIVER, DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME, AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING POWER DRIVER - A power driver for applying a voltage necessary for driving a gate driver for a display panel includes a first booster, a voltage selector, and a second booster. The first booster receives a voltage from a battery and generates a first voltage. The voltage selector selects one of the first voltage and a second voltage generated outside the power driver and applied to the display panel. The second booster receives an output of the voltage selector and generates a voltage necessary for the driving of the gate driver.07-21-2011
20110175876DIGITALLY CONTROLLED VOLTAGE GENERATOR - A digitally controlled voltage generator is disclosed for use in applications requiring fine resolution voltage control, such as generating a common voltage for a liquid crystal display. A constant resistance digital to analog converter (DAC) is configured to provide appropriate voltage steps by tuning bias resistors to generate desirable reference voltages for the DAC. The bias resistors are configured to be tuned after placement and routing steps in an integrated circuit design.07-21-2011
20130044097APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATIC DISPLAY CONTROL IN MOBILE TERMINAL - An apparatus and method for automatically controlling screens displayed on two display units installed in a mobile terminal are provided, in which, an event is identified, if an event occurs, and on and off states of the display units are controlled, if the event is identified as a control operation of the display units corresponding to a user's key input. If the event is identified as a control operation of the display units corresponding to an operation of a sensor, the display units are automatically controlled corresponding to rotation of the mobile terminal.02-21-2013
20130044094Liquid Crystal Display Device - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device, which includes a plurality of pixel units arranged in a matrix form. Each of the pixel units further includes a first sub-pixel electrode and a second sub-pixel electrode. The first sub-pixel electrode is set at a central position of the pixel unit. The second sub-pixel electrode is circumferentially set along a circumference of the first sub-pixel electrode. With the above arrangement, the present invention improves the γ view angle characteristics of the liquid crystal display device to provide enhanced performance of displaying of the liquid crystal display device and thus improving quality of displaying.02-21-2013
20120200550Means and circuit to shorten the optical response time of liquid crystal displays - A liquid crystal display with a plurality of picture elements arranged in a matrix of rows and columns has a voltage signal applied sequentially to the signal lines such that a first TFT at each pixel in a row is made conductive and driving voltages are applied to the data lines such that enlarged voltages V08-09-2012
20100164928DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING SAME - Embodiments of the present invention operate at least two microshutter electrodes with different voltages from each other for displaying grays. Also, a data voltage is applied to the microshutter electrodes after an initialization voltage when the display device has hysteresis characteristics such that erroneous operation due to the hysteresis characteristics is eliminated. As described herein, the display device including the microshutter electrodes may display subdivided grays.07-01-2010
20100164926SOURCE DRIVER - A source driver adapted to drive a plurality of data lines on a display panel is disclosed. The source driver includes a first output buffer, a second output buffer, a multiplexer, and a first regulating unit. The first and the second output buffers respectively enhance transmission intensities of a first and a second pixel signals. The first regulating unit regulates a slew rate of the first pixel signal outputted from the first output buffer to match a slew rate of the second pixel signal outputted from the second output buffer. The multiplexer coupled to the regulating unit selectively transmits the first and the second pixel signals to one of the odd data lines and one of the even data line, or to the one of the even data lines or the one of the odd data lines, according to a control signal.07-01-2010
20100118017ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT LIGHT EMITTING UNIT DRIVING METHOD - An organic electroluminescent light emitting unit driving method includes a process (a) to execute preprocessing, a process (b) to execute threshold voltage cancellation processing, a process (c) to execute writing processing, a process (d) to set a first node to a floating state, and a process (e) to execute a series of processes at least once wherein after driving an organic electroluminescent light emitting unit, a reverse voltage is applied between the anode and cathode electrodes of the organic electroluminescent light emitting unit, with a series of processes (a) through (e) being repeated, with an auxiliary driving process being provided wherein a forward voltage is applied between the anode and cathode electrodes of the organic electroluminescent light emitting unit over a certain period, and with a period between the termination of the auxiliary driving process and the termination of the next process (b) being suppressed to 1 millisecond or less.05-13-2010
20100118013LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE DRIVE METHOD, AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - In one embodiment of the present invention, a gate driver creates a dummy insertion period in which the driver does not apply a gate on pulse to a scanning signal line immediately after the time of the inversion of a data signal. When a period from the time of the application of the gate on pulse to an odd numbered or even numbered scanning signal line to which the gate on pulse is applied previously to the time of the application of the gate on pulse to an even numbered or odd numbered scanning signal line to which the gate on pulse is applied later is set as an adjacent line writing time lag period for two scanning signal lines adjacent to each other, a CS control circuit allows the polarity of every CS signal to be reversed on the same cycle at least in the adjacent line writing time lag period. This makes it possible to provide a liquid crystal display device capable of offering high quality display in which unevenness in the display is suppressed without being affected by the blunt waveform of the data signal and the blunt waveform of a retention volume signal at the time of the inversion.05-13-2010
20100118018PIXEL CIRCUITS AND METHODS FOR DRIVING PIXELS - A circuit according to one embodiment includes a data line; a select line; a storage node coupled to the select line; a first transistor with a gate coupled to the select line, a first electrode thereof coupled to the storage node, and a second electrode thereof coupled to the data line; a second transistor with a gate coupled to the storage node, a first electrode thereof coupled to the data line; and a light emitting diode coupled to a second electrode of the second transistor. Additional systems and methods are claimed.05-13-2010
20110181579DRIVING APPARATUS FOR PHOTO-ADDRESSING TYPE DISPLAY ELEMENT, DRIVING METHOD AND PHOTO-ADDRESSING TYPE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A driving apparatus includes a voltage applying unit, a light irradiation unit and a resistance control unit. The voltage applying unit forms a voltage applying circuit together with a pair of electrode layers of a photo-addressing type display element. The voltage applying unit applies a voltage between the pair of electrode layers. The light irradiation unit irradiates the photo-addressing type display element with addressing light. The resistance control unit controls a resistance to a current which flows in a direction to reduce a potential difference between the pair of electrode layers to be larger than that during a period in which the voltage applying unit is applying the voltage.07-28-2011
20120162180IMAGE DISPLAY - An image display is provided with a display area including pixels, each including illuminating means. A control circuit turns the illuminating means of the pixels on and off. A first terminal of a capacitor is connected to an input terminal of the control circuit. An image signal voltage generation circuit generates image signal voltages and a pixel drive voltage generation circuit generates pixel drive voltages for the pixels. A connector is provided for connecting either one of the image signal voltages or the pixel drive voltages to a second terminal of the capacitor. As such, an amount of drive current for the pixels is controlled in accordance with both the pixel drive voltage and the image signal voltage.06-28-2012
20120162177PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pixel and an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display using the same are disclosed. The pixel comprises an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a first transistor transmitting a driving current to the OLED according to a data signal, a second transistor controlling light emission of the OLED in response to a light emission control signal, a third transistor initializing a gate voltage of the first transistor in response to an initialization signal, a fourth transistor transmitting the data signal to the gate of the first transistor, and a storage capacitor connected to the gate of the first transistor, the first transistor, and the second transistor.06-28-2012
20120162176PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pixel and an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display device including the same are disclosed. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode and an inverse voltage transistor positioned between an anode of the organic light emitting diode and a reverse bias power source, and configured to transmit the inverse voltage to the organic light emitting diode (OLED).06-28-2012
20110205208VIDEO PROCESSING CIRCUIT, VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A video processing circuit used in a liquid crystal panel, includes: a first boundary detector that analyzes a video signal of a present frame to detect a boundary between a first pixel and a second pixel; a second boundary detector that analyzes a video signal of a frame one frame before the present frame to detect a boundary between the first pixel and the second pixel; a correction portion that corrects an applied voltage to a liquid crystal device corresponding to a second pixel which is adjacent to a portion of the boundary detected by the first boundary detector, which is changed from the boundary detected by the second boundary detector from the applied voltage specified by the video signal of the present frame to a voltage equal to or higher than the first voltage and lower than the second voltage.08-25-2011
20110205210DISPLAY APPARATUS - In a display apparatus, after sampling switches turn on and a voltage signal to be held in a driving circuit is transmitted to a plurality of data lines and subsequently the sampling switches turn off, a selected scanning line supplies a control signal to the driving circuits along the selected scanning line, thereby causing the driving circuits to hold the voltage signal, and the plurality of scanning lines supply a control signal to the driving circuits simultaneously, and thereafter the sampling switches turn on and the voltage signal which is to cause the driving circuit to drive the display element is transmitted to the data lines thereby causing the driving circuits along the plurality of scanning lines to drive the display element simultaneously.08-25-2011
20110205209DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a pixel which includes a first photosensor portion having a first photodiode for detecting visible light, which is provided together with a display element portion; and a pixel which includes a second photosensor portion having a second photodiode for detecting infrared rays, which is provided together with another display element portion. The second photosensor portion detects infrared rays included in external light, and selects an imaging element and adjusts sensitivity in accordance with the amount of infrared rays detected by the second photosensor portion.08-25-2011
20130044096METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME - A method of driving a display panel includes generating a clock signal including a high period which includes a first horizontal period having a first level, a second horizontal period having a second level smaller than the first level, and a third horizontal period having the first level, and a low period having a third level, generating a gate signal which includes the first level in the first horizontal period, the second level in the second horizontal period, and the first level in the third horizontal period based on the clock signal, and charging a data voltage to a pixel of the display panel in response to the gate signal.02-21-2013
20130044095ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes: a substrate; a first and a second thin film transistor (TFT) both disposed on the substrate and both having an active layer, a gate, a source and a drain electrode. A gate line is connected to the gate electrode of the first TFT, and a data line is connected to the source electrode of the first TFT. A common power source line is connected to the source electrode of the second TFT, intersects the gate line, and is parallel to the data line. A pixel electrode is connected to the drain electrode of the second TFT. An organic emission layer is disposed on the first electrode. A common electrode line is disposed on the organic emission layer. A secondary common power source line is formed with the same material as and is parallel to the common electrode line.02-21-2013
20090195527Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus - A display apparatus, including: a pixel array section; and a driving section; the pixel array section including a plurality of scanning lines disposed along the direction of a row, a plurality of signal lines disposed along the direction of a column, a plurality of pixels disposed in rows and columns at places at which the scanning lines and the signal lines intersect with each other, and a plurality of feed lines disposed in parallel to the scanning lines; the driving section including a scanner for successively supplying a control signal to the scanning lines with a phase difference of a horizontal period, a selector for supplying an image signal having a signal potential, which changes over between a reference potential and a signal potential within each horizontal period, to the signal lines, and a power supply for supplying a power supply voltage, which changes over between a high potential and a low potential within each horizontal period, to the feed lines.08-06-2009
20090195526DRIVER INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR REDUCING COUPLING VOLTAGE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE APPLYING THE SAME - A driver integrated circuit (IC) for driving a panel having pixels controlled by gate lines and data lines is disclosed, including a power circuit for generating a high level voltage and a low level voltage, a timing controller, a source driving circuit controlled by the timing controller to drive the data lines, a gate driving circuit controlled by the timing controller to selectively enable one of the gate lines for a line period. The gate driving circuit first asserts the selected gate line with the high level voltage in order to activate the corresponding pixels for receiving the driving signals from the corresponding data lines, and the gate driving circuit subsequently asserts the selected gate line with the low level voltage such that the corresponding pixels are still activated for receiving the driving signals. An LCD device utilizing the driver IC is also provided.08-06-2009
20100053139Bistable Display Device - In a bistable display device having a driver circuit, the driver circuit has multiple electrical ports for electrically connecting to external circuits. The electric potential difference between any two neighboring ports is less than 10 volts so that electrical punch-through caused by great electric potential difference and short distance between the electrical ports is substantially avoided.03-04-2010
20100053142ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electro-optical device includes: an active element layer in which a pixel circuit including a memory circuit for storing gradation data is formed; a pixel electrode formed to overlap with the active element layer, so that an electric potential in accordance with the gradation data is supplied thereto; an electro-optical layer driven in accordance with the electric potential of the pixel electrode; and first and second power supply lines for supplying power to the memory circuit, wherein the first and second power supply lines include portions interposed between the active element layer and the pixel electrode, so that the first and second power supply lines form a capacitor.03-04-2010
20120169691DC-Balancing a Display between Sets of Frames - Methods and systems for DC-balancing a display, including displaying a set of frames on a display, the first set of frames being displayed using a corresponding first set of voltages, the first set of voltages being an unbalanced set of voltages, and applying one or more balancing voltages to the display, the one or more balancing voltages being configured to balance the first set of voltages.07-05-2012
20100149160SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A display device includes a load, a transistor for controlling a current value supplied to the load, a capacitor, a first wiring, a second wiring, and first to fourth switches. Variations in the current value caused by variations in the threshold voltage of the transistor can be suppressed through the steps of: (1) holding the threshold voltage of the transistor in the storage capacitor, (2) inputting a potential in accordance with a video signal, and (3) holding a voltage that is the sum of the threshold voltage and the potential in accordance with the video signal, in the storage capacitor. Accordingly, a desired current can be supplied to the load such as a light emitting element.06-17-2010
20100149154Energy recovery circuit - An energy recovery circuit for a plasma display panel having a reduced number of components. The energy recovery circuit includes a source capacitor, an inductor, a panel capacitor and six switches. The circuit is designed so that the source capacitor, the inductor and two of the switches are shared in operation, thereby reducing the number of components.06-17-2010
20100149157ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - An active matrix display and a method for driving the display are provided. During a first scan period, a first scan line and a second scan line of the active matrix display are both at a high voltage level so that a first pixel electrode of the display is electrically connected to a data line of the display, and a second pixel electrode of the display is electrically connected to the first pixel electrode. During a second scan period, the first scan line is at the high voltage level while the second scan line is at a low voltage level so that the first pixel electrode is electrically connected to the data line and the second pixel electrode is electrically disconnected from the first pixel electrode.06-17-2010
20100128016LIGHTING DEVICE FOR COLD-CATHODE TUBE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A lighting device for a cold-cathode tube includes an inverter that supplies a current through the cold-cathode tube, an operation portion through which a luminance adjustment is performed, an inverter control circuit that controls the inverter in accordance with a luminance adjustment value adjusted through the operation portion so as to change the current flowing through the cold-cathode tube, and a protective circuit that stops operation of the inverter when the current flowing through the cold-cathode tube becomes smaller than a predetermined set value. The protective circuit of the lighting device is controlled in such a way that the protective circuit does not operate when the luminance adjustment value adjusted through the operation portion is smaller than a luminance threshold value.05-27-2010
20110193848LEVEL SHIFTER CIRCUIT, LOAD DRIVE DEVICE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The level shifter circuit includes a differential amp (08-11-2011
20110193847DISPLAY DEVICE - When an active area (AA) side of CS trunk wiring groups (BB08-11-2011
20110193845METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, AND CONTROLLER - A method of driving an electrophoretic display device is a method of driving an electrophoretic display device provided with a plurality of pixels with an electrophoretic layer interposed between a first electrode and a second electrode, a first display state is selected as a display state of the pixels by applying a positive voltage, a second display state is selected as a display state of the pixels by applying a negative voltage, a halftone between the first display state and the second display state is selected according to a total continuation time of the negative voltage applied to the pixels in the first display state, and a positive compensation voltage pulse is applied after applying at least one negative driving voltage pulse to select the halftone.08-11-2011
20110193844POWER SOURCE CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A power source circuit of a display apparatus includes a voltage divider, an operational amplifier, a first switch, a second switch, and a protector. The voltage divider generates a divided voltage between a first driving voltage and a ground voltage. The operational amplifier receives the divided voltage and outputs the divided voltage as a second driving voltage. The first switch is connected between a first supply voltage terminal to receive the first driving voltage and a common node. The second switch is connected between the common node and a second supply voltage terminal to receive the ground voltage. The protector is connected to the common node to limit a voltage output of the first supply voltage terminal in response to a voltage of the common node.08-11-2011
20090122047Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus - The present invention provides a display apparatus, includes: a pixel array section including a plurality of scanning lines disposed in rows, a plurality of signal lines disposed in columns, and a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns at places at which the scanning lines and the signal lines intersect with each other; and a driving section configured to drive the pixels through the scanning lines and the signal lines; the driving section carrying out block-sequential driving wherein the scanning lines are grouped for each predetermined number to form blocks and the pixels disposed in rows and columns are sequentially driven in a unit of a block and line-sequential driving wherein the scanning lines are scanned in each of the blocks to sequentially drive the pixels in a unit of a row.05-14-2009
20090122046Display apparatus, display-apparatus driving method and electronic instrument - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a pixel array section including pixel circuits laid out to form a matrix as pixel circuits each having an electro optical device, a signal writing transistor, a device driving transistor, and a storage capacitor; a power-supply scan circuit; a signal outputting circuit; and a write scan circuit.05-14-2009
20090122045Power Source Display Apparatus, Power Source Display Method, and Electronic Apparatus - According to one embodiment, a power source display apparatus is provided with a main power source switch, a power source display module, an Illumination performing decorative illumination display when lighted up, a setting module for setting whether or not the illumination should be caused to conduct decorative illumination display, and a control module being lit up only one of the power source display module and the illumination according to set state of the setting module when the main power source switch is in the on-state.05-14-2009
20090122044CIRCUIT PROVIDING COMMON VOLTAGE FOR PANEL OF DISPLAY - A circuit providing a common voltage for a panel of a display includes a first operational amplifier, a second operational amplifier, a third operational amplifier, a capacitor and a switch circuit. The first operational amplifier outputs a first voltage. The second operational amplifier is powered by the first voltage and receives a polarity signal to output a second voltage. The third operational amplifier outputs a third voltage. The capacitor has a first end coupled to an output of the second operational amplifier and a second end coupled to an output of the third operational amplifier. The switch circuit couples the second end of the capacitor to the panel during a normal operation of the display, and couples one of a high constant voltage and a low constant voltage to the panel during a power saving operation of the display.05-14-2009
20130076719CURRENT-DRIVEN DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment of the present invention, to allow a circuit that compensates for variations in a threshold voltage of a drive element to operate properly and prevent luminances of other pixel circuits from fluctuating due to a compensation operation, a pixel circuit is disclosed. A driving TFT, a switching TFT, and an organic EL element are provided between a power supply wiring line and a common cathode, and a capacitor and a switching TFT are provided between a gate terminal of the driving TFT and a data line. A switching TFT is provided between a connection point B between the capacitor and the switching TFT and a reference supply wiring line, a switching TFT is provided between the gate terminal and a drain terminal of the driving TFT, and a switching TFT is provided between the gate terminal of the driving TFT and the connection point B.03-28-2013
20130076718SMARTPAD - POWER MANAGEMENT - A multi-display device is adapted to be dockable or otherwise associatable with an additional device. In accordance with one exemplary embodiment, the multi-display device is dockable with a smartpad. The exemplary smartpad can include a screen, a touch sensitive display, a configurable area, a gesture capture region(s) and a camera. The smartpad can also include a port adapted to receive the device. The exemplary smartpad is able to cooperate with the device such that information displayable on the device is also displayable on the smartpad. Furthermore, any one or more of the functions on the device are extendable to the smartpad, with the smartpad capable of acting as an input/output interface or extension of the smartpad. Therefore, for example, information from one or more of the displays on the multi-screen device is displayable on the smartpad.03-28-2013
20130076716LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a substrate, a plurality of signal lines, a gate driver, and a sealant. The substrate includes a display area and a peripheral area outside the display area. The signal lines are integrated with the substrate and include a clock signal line. The gate driver includes a stage located between the clock signal line and the display area. The stage is integrated with the substrate and is configured to apply a gate voltage to the display area. The sealant is distributed over part of the peripheral area. A seal region where the sealant is distributed includes a seal line, and the clock signal line is located within the seal line. The clock signal line is located further away from the stage than the other signal lines.03-28-2013
20130076717ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A liquid crystal device includes a scanning line driving circuit, a data line driving circuit, a first VDD power supply wiring line that supplies power to the data line driving circuit, a second VDD power supply wiring line that supplies power to the scanning line driving circuit, and a common wiring line that electrically connects the first VDD power supply wiring line and the second VDD power supply wiring line to each other in an integrated manner. The common wiring line includes electrical conductors, a wiring line, and contact holes.03-28-2013
20130076715DISPLAYING OF CHARGING STATUS ON DUAL SCREEN DEVICE - Embodiments are described for displaying charging status on a multi-screen device. In embodiments, a determination is made that the device is connected to a power source for charging the battery. In response to the determination, a battery charging indicator is displayed. In some embodiments, if the device was originally powered off or in a standby mode, after a predetermined period of time, the device will be powered off or returned to the standby mode, and the battery charging indicator will no longer be displayed.03-28-2013
20100073349Pixel driver with low voltage transistors - An image display system implemented with a spatial light modulator (SLM) comprising a plurality of pixel elements each comprises a driver circuit. The driver circuit further comprises at least a first and second transistors cascaded with a first capacitor between a high voltage (Vh) and a ground voltage (Vg) wherein each of the first and second transistors having a breakdown voltage less than the high voltage (Vh). The first transistor receives an input signal to turn on the first and second transistors for discharging the first capacitor and pulling down an output voltage to a ground voltage (Vg) and to turn off the first and second transistors to pull up the output voltage to the high voltage (Vh) wherein each of the first and second transistor is biased to approximately half of the high voltage (Vh/2).03-25-2010
20100073348Pulse Output Circuit, Shift Register and Display Device - A drive circuit of a display device, which comprise only single conductive TFTs and in which amplitude of an output signal is normal, is provided.03-25-2010
20100073347STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - It is made possible to prevent luminance falling and moire occurrence and change over between a two-dimensional image and a three-dimensional image partially. When displaying one of a three-dimensional image and a two-dimensional image on a background and displaying the other image in a window, a flag bit indicating whether the first and second electrodes overlap the window is set. Waveforms differing according to the flag bit are applied to the first and second electrodes as pulses applied to the opposed first and second electrodes of a variable polarization cell. As a result, three-dimensional image display is partially conducted in the window and two-dimensional image display is conducted in areas other than the window. Or two-dimensional image display is partially conducted in the window and three-dimensional image display is conducted in areas other than the window.03-25-2010
20100073346DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - The present invention relates to a display device and a driving method thereof. The display device includes a plurality of display pixels, a plurality of data lines connected to the plurality of display pixels, and a plurality of sensing lines connected to the display pixels. Each display pixel includes a driving transistor having an input terminal, a control terminal, and an output terminal, a capacitor connected to the control terminal, a first switching transistor connected to the data line and the control terminal, a light emitting element receiving a driving current from the driving transistor and emitting light, a second switching transistor connected to the sensing lines and the output terminal, and a third switching transistor connected between the output terminal and the light-emitting element.03-25-2010
20100073345IMAGE-PROCESSING CIRCUIT, RELATED SYSTEM AND RELATED METHOD CAPABLE OF REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION - An image processing circuit turns off the writing unit of the controller of the DRAM when the previous frame is identical to the current frame. In this way, the writing unit of the controller of the DRAM does not write the current frame into the DRAM, thereby reducing power consumption.03-25-2010
20100073344PIXEL CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - In at least one embodiment, an electrooptic element is connected between a first power supply wire and a second conducting terminal of a driving transistor. A first conducting terminal of the driving transistor is connected to a second power supply wire. The second conducting terminal of the driving transistor is connected through a first switching transistor to a control terminal of the driving transistor. A control terminal of the first switching transistor is connected to a control wire. The control terminal of the driving transistor is connected through a first capacitor to a node. The node is connected through a second switching transistor to a data line. A control terminal of the second switching transistor is connected to a scanning line. The node is connected through a second capacitor to a third power supply wire. The constitution realizes a pixel circuit that allows freely setting a period for compensation of the threshold voltage of a driving TFT and further reducing power consumption.03-25-2010
20130082997SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTION OF DIMENSIONS OF DISPLAY PANEL OR OTHER PATTERNED DEVICE - Systems and methods for evaluating whether a display panel is of specified dimensions are provided. Such a system, for example, may include resistance detection circuitry that detects a resistance of at least one resistive trace disposed around a display panel or other patterned device. Data processing circuitry may determine, based at least in part on the detected resistance, whether the display panel is of a specified size or whether the display panel has specified dimensions, or a combination thereof. Additionally or alternatively, the system may determine whether a touch sensor panel (e.g., a single-sided indium tin oxide (SITO) or double-sided indium tin oxide (DITO) touch sensor panel), a flexible printed circuit (FPC), a printed circuit board (PCB), or any other suitable patterned device, is of a specified size or has specified dimensions.04-04-2013
20130033476DISPLAY APPARATUS - A device, an electrode configuration and a sequence for activating those electrodes for the purpose of switching device states quickly with minimum flicker during bi-stable image reset. The disclosure addresses the constraints of electrofluidic technology: 1) the polar fluid can be attracted to a position with voltage, but it cannot be repelled, and 2) because the polar fluid translates, changing its area against an electrode and thereby changing the capacitance, the time to discharge the capacitor formed by area contact with a polar fluid is significantly smaller than the time to charge a capacitor, which requires translation of the fluid. Setting the grayscale is based on discharging, not charging, when possible. In addition, the use of pixel-level partial reset states reduces the appearance of flicker further by minimizing the change in pixel state during data write/update.02-07-2013
20130033478METHOD FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - The luminance of black level of a display image is reduced to improve the contrast, the address discharge is stably caused, and the image display quality of a plasma display apparatus is improved. For this purpose, a specific-cell initializing subfield having an initializing period in which a forced initializing operation is performed in a specific discharge cell is disposed, a pre-reset period is disposed after a sustain period in the subfield immediately before the specific-cell initializing subfield. In the pre-reset period, first auxiliary discharge is caused in the discharge cell having undergone sustain discharge in the sustain period immediately before the pre-reset period. Then, second auxiliary discharge is caused in the discharge cell where the forced initializing operation is performed in the initializing period of the specific-cell initializing subfield immediately after the pre-reset period.02-07-2013
20130033477SMART PAD OPERATION WITH DIFFERING DISPLAY PARAMETERS APPLIED TO DIFFERENT DISPLAY ELEMENTS - A computational device that determines, based on a sensed electronic storage device (ESD) parameter, to reduce energy usage by first display elements, but not by second display elements and apply different sets of display parameters to the first and second display elements, whereby a first level of energy/unit area used by the first display elements is less than a second level of energy/unit area used by the second display elements.02-07-2013
20130033475Display Device - In a display device including a pixel in which a driving transistor and a light-emitting element connected to a source of the driving transistor are provided, a display defect is suppressed. Before a period in which the driving transistor supplies a current to the light-emitting element, a voltage which has substantially the same level as a voltage which is applied to one electrode and the other electrode of a capacitor is kept as a voltage between a gate and the source of the driving transistor in the period. Specifically, a node where the one electrode of the capacitor and the gate of the driving transistor are electrically connected to each other in the period is made in a floating state, and the other electrode of the capacitor and the source of the driving transistor are electrically connected to each other.02-07-2013
20130033474PRINTING SYSTEM AND ALIGNING STRUCTURE OF WIRELESS DATA TRANSMISSION INTERFACE THEREOF - A printing system and an aligning structure of a wireless data transmission interface thereof are provided, in which a printing apparatus includes a coil, a modulation unit, a drive control unit, and an electronic paper (ePaper). The coil receives a wireless electric energy carrying a printing data from an external host. The modulation unit demodulates the printing data and an operation electric energy from the wireless electric energy received by the coil, in which the operation electric energy is used as an energy source of the printing apparatus. The drive control unit receives the printing data and drives the ePaper to display the printing data.02-07-2013
20130038593PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD OF PIXEL CIRCUIT, AND DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A pixel circuit includes a compensating circuit that detects a decrease in the driving current from an output node side of a drive transistor and feeds back detection results to an input node side of the drive transistor to compensate for a decrease in the driving current, which decrease is attendant on a secular change of the drive transistor.02-14-2013
20130038592Integrated Source Driver and Driving Method Thereof - A driving method for a display device including one or more than one integrated source drivers includes generating at least a control signal, and transmitting the at least a control signal to a first integrated source driver of one or more than one integrated source drivers, so that the first integrated source driver generates at least a reference voltage according to the received control signal, wherein the at least a reference voltage is used for driving the first integrated source driver.02-14-2013
20130038587SCAN DRIVER, DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME, AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A scan driver includes stages dependently connected to each other, where each of the stages outputs a gate signal, where a first scanning start signal is input to a first stage of the stages, where a second scanning start signal is input to a last stage of the stages, where each of the first scanning start signal and the second scanning start signal has one pulse per frame, where the stages sequentially output a gate-on voltage between a time when a pulse of the first scanning start signal for a frame is input to the first stage and a time when a pulse of the second scanning start signal for the frame is input to the last stage, and where the stages output a first low voltage lower than the gate-on voltage after the pulse of the second scanning start signal for the frame is input to the last stage.02-14-2013
20130038590ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE AND DRIVE CIRCUIT THEREOF - An active matrix substrate used in a display device or the like capable of making substantially uniform the level shift generated in the pixel potential caused by the distribution of resistance and capacity in each signal line is disclosed. On the TFT substrate which is an active matrix substrate including a common electrode line formed parallel to the scan signal line, in order to eliminate non-uniformity of the level shift of the pixel potential generated at the scan signal fall, each pixel circuit is formed so that the capacity between the scan signal line and the pixel electrode becomes greater as electrically going farther from the scan signal line drive circuit and going farther from the common electrode line drive circuit. Embodiments can be applied especially to an active matrix substrate used in a liquid crystal display device, an EL display device, and the like.02-14-2013
20130038591LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display comprises: a liquid crystal panel; a panel driver for driving the liquid crystal panel; a backlight unit providing light to the liquid crystal panel, and comprising light emitting sources having light emitting diodes connected in series and driving transistors driving the light emitting sources; and a backlight unit driver comprising a transistor driver that controls the driving transistors, a DC power source that supplies DC power to the light emitting sources, and a power controller that drives the DC power source, and enables or disables an output of the DC power source with reference to signals supplied to the driving transistors.02-14-2013
20130038589DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display including multiple OLED pixels is provided. Each OLED pixel includes and OLED, a driving transistor, a switch transistor, a first compensation block and a second compensation block. The driving transistor has a first terminal coupled to an anode of the OLED, a second terminal for receiving an operating voltage, and a control terminal for receiving a data voltage. The switch transistor has a first terminal coupled to the control terminal of the driving transistor, a second terminal for receiving the data voltage, and a control terminal for receiving a first control signal. The first compensation block is coupled to the first terminal and the control terminal of the driving transistor. The second compensation block is coupled to the first terminal of the driving transistor, and receives the first control signal and the data voltage.02-14-2013
20130038588DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device according to the present invention includes: an organic EL element; an electrostatic holding capacitor; a drive transistor having a gate connected to one electrode of an electrostatic holding capacitor and a source connected to an anode of the organic EL element; another electrostatic holding capacitor having an electrode connected to the other electrode of the one electrostatic holding capacitor; a negative power supply line which determines a potential of a cathode of the organic EL element; and a scanning line drive circuit which controls switching transistors. In a display period, the entire display area of a display unit is caused to start generating photons at once. In a non-display period, the entire display area of the display unit is caused to stop generating photons at once, and the drive transistor is reset.02-14-2013
20100045646DISPLAY DEVICE AND ITS DRIVING METHOD - In a pixel circuit 02-25-2010
20100045650ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICE WITH OPTICAL FEEDBACK AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An active matrix display device comprises an array of display pixels, each pixel comprising a current-driven light emitting display element (02-25-2010
20100045649DRIVING OF ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS - A method of operating an electro-optic display apparatus, wherein the display apparatus includes a display device having image regions and a display driving system having a data input for selecting image regions. The data input is connected to the input of a distributor for providing signals for driving the image regions. Each image region has an active display state in which the image region is driven with an active voltage signal. The active voltage signal includes a first signal level which sets an image region to the active display state and a second signal level different from said first signal level and which is applied for a shorter duration than said first signal level. The method comprises the following three steps: (1) applying the first signal level to one of said image regions in response to receiving data on said data input indicating that said image region is to be set to the active display state, (2) applying the second signal level to said image region after said first signal level has been applied; and (3) reapplying said first signal level before receipt of further data for said image region on said data input.02-25-2010
20100045648Image display device and driving method of image display device - Disclosed herein is an image display device including a display section, a signal line driving circuit, and a scanning line driving circuit. The display section is formed by arranging pixel circuits in a form of a matrix. The signal line driving circuit is configured to output a driving signal for a signal line to the signal line of the display section. The scanning line driving circuit is configured to output a driving signal for a scanning line to the scanning line of the display section. The pixel circuits each include at least a light emitting element, a driving transistor configured to drive the light emitting element connected to a source by a driving current corresponding to a gate-to-source voltage, a storage capacitor configured to retain the gate-to-source voltage, and a writing transistor configured to set a terminal voltage of the storage capacitor by a voltage of the signal line.02-25-2010
20100045647DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR BACKLIGHT UNIT HAVING RESET FUNCTION - There is provided a driving circuit for a backlight unit having a reset function to prevent a malfunction of an apparatus caused by electrical stress such as ESD/EOS. A driving circuit for a backlight unit according to an aspect of the invention may include: a power supply section supplying driving power; a control section receiving the driving power from the power supply section to control the luminance of lamps; and a reset section detecting a voltage level of a luminance control signal from the control section to reset the driving power supplied to the control section when the control section malfunctions.02-25-2010
20090184950Power transmission circuit - Provided is a capacitor coupling type power transmission circuit in which a variation in receiving side voltage due to a variation in capacitance is suppressed to prevent an influence on a variation in load current in a display panel. An insulating board of the display panel is sandwiched by capacitive coupling electrodes formed on each of a transmitting side board and a board of the display panel, thereby forming capacitors. A non-contact transmission is performed by the capacitors. An alternating current voltage signal obtained by electrodes on a display panel side is rectified by a rectifier including diodes. A constant voltage circuit which is a shunt regulator including a diode array in which a resistor and a plurality of diodes are connected in series is provided to maintain a stabilized voltage irrespective of a variation in load in the display panel.07-23-2009
20120206430CIRCUITS FOR ELIMINATING GHOSTING PHENOMENA IN DISPLAY PANEL HAVING LIGHT EMITTERS - The present disclosure provides a circuit for discharging parasitic capacitance in a display panel with common-anode topology having a plurality of light emitters, as well as a circuit for charging parasitic capacitance in a display panel with common-cathode topology. In the common-cathode topology, the circuit includes a three-terminal device having a gate, a source, and a drain, wherein one of the source and the drain is electrically coupled to a common cathode of the light emitters, and a mechanism for controlling the three-terminal device, the mechanism being electrically coupled to the gate. Shortly after a previously selected light emitter is unselected, the mechanism turns on the three-terminal device to form a conductive path between the source and the drain. The mechanism turns off the three-terminal device after a voltage at the common cathode is increased to a predetermined voltage level or after a maximum period of time lapses.08-16-2012
20120206428CHIPLET DISPLAY WITH ELECTRODE CONNECTORS - A display device comprising a transparent substrate, transparent electrodes, light-emitting layers, and reflective electrodes that define light-emitting pixels in which chiplets with pixel driving circuits are connected to pixel connection pads that are connected to the transparent electrode by an opaque electrode connector such that at least a portion of one opaque electrode connector overlaps at least a portion of a transparent electrode to which the opaque electrode connector is not electrically connected. The device provides a display having improved pixel-driving performance and increased light-emitting area.08-16-2012
20100097363SWITCHING MODE POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT FOR PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - Provided is a switching mode power supply circuit for plasma display panel, which includes an EMI filter unit, a PFC unit, an output unit, and a standby unit. The EMI filter unit may include a first line filter connected to a commercial line input power, a first capacitor and discharge resistor connected to the first line filter, a second line filter connected to the first capacitor and discharge resistor, a second capacitor connected to the second line filter, and a relay unit disposed between the first line filter and the first capacitor and discharge resistor. The standby unit may be connected to a contact point of the first line filter and the relay unit.04-22-2010
20100110057Liquid crystal display - A liquid crystal display is described. The liquid crystal display includes a common voltage generation unit that swings first and second common voltages in opposite directions every a predetermined period of time using two voltage levels, a plurality of first longitudinal common lines that are formed parallel to data lines to supply the first common voltage input through first input units to first pixel common line patterns formed in first pixel units, and a plurality of second longitudinal common lines that are formed parallel to the data lines to supply the second common voltage input through second input units to second pixel common line patterns formed in second pixel units.05-06-2010
20130027374ELECTRIC CURRENT DRIVING TYPE DISPLAY DEVICE AND PIXEL CIRCUIT - In a pixel circuit 01-31-2013
201300273763-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE SAME - Provided are a 3-dimensional image display apparatus and a control method thereof, the apparatus including: a video signal receiving unit which receives a video signal containing plane image data or stereoscopic image data from an external signal source; a liquid crystal module which includes a liquid crystal display panel to selectively display the plane image data and the stereoscopic image data, and a backlight unit provided in a rear portion of the liquid crystal display panel; a power supply which supplies power to the liquid crystal module; and a controller which determines whether the received video signal contains the plane image data or the stereoscopic image data, and if the video signal receiving unit contains the stereoscopic image data, the controller controls the power supply such that the backlight unit operates in a power saving mode while the stereoscopic image data is scanned to the liquid crystal display panel.01-31-2013
20130027375Portable Information Display Terminal - Disclosed is a portable information display terminal which inhibits from shifting to a standby mode in a state other than a prescribed state in a case of performing control of automatically shifting the portable information display terminal to the standby mode in response to a state of a housing. The portable information display terminal (01-31-2013
20130027373ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, POWER SUPPLY METHOD FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A pixel circuit 01-31-2013
20130088473OUTPUT CIRCUIT, DATA DRIVER, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An output circuit is capable of supporting a high-speed operation, suppressing power consumption, and controlling its area. The output circuit has a differential input stage, an output amplification stage, and an amplification boost circuit, in which the amplification boost circuit has a differential pair of a second conductivity type and load element pair, and includes a first current source circuit for controlling current supply to an input node of a second current mirror circuit of the differential input stage and boost the charging operation of the output amplification stage according to a voltage difference between input and output voltages, and a second current source circuit for controlling current supply to an output node of a first current mirror circuit of the differential input stage and boost the discharging operation of the output amplification stage.04-11-2013
20100328292DISPLAY DEVICE - A decoder circuit which outputs a voltage based on a 8-bit digital value includes: a first decoder circuit and a second decoder circuit which output one voltage respectively using upper-order 6 bits of the 8-bit digital value; a selection circuit which receives voltages outputted from the first decoder circuit and the second decoder circuit, and distributes the two voltages to three terminals; and an intermediate voltage output circuit which outputs an intermediate voltage which is a one of five kinds of values based on the three voltages. The first decoder circuit and the second decoder circuit respectively include a select-switch-type decoder circuit and a tournament-type decoder circuit. Due to such a constitution, it is possible to reduce a circuit scale of the decoder circuit which outputs the voltage corresponding to the 8-bit digital value.12-30-2010
20100328286LCD CONTROLLER WITH OSCILLATOR PREBIAS CONTROL - An LCD controller includes a charge pump circuit for generating a charge voltage responsive to an external voltage and a clock signal. An oscillator generates the clock signal responsive to at least one bias voltage. The oscillator has a high power mode of operation and a low power mode of operation. Bias circuitry for applies the at least one bias voltage to the oscillator. The at least one bias voltage is applied to the oscillator from an external source in the high power mode of operation and the at least one bias voltage is applied to the oscillator from a source within the oscillator in the low power mode of operation. An LCD driver voltage circuit generates a plurality of LCD driver voltages for driving segments of an LCD display responsive to the charge voltage.12-30-2010
20120182281DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A sampling transistor in embodiments of the present invention is kept at the on-state with a time width shorter than one horizontal cycle, during the period from the rising of a control pulse supplied from a scanner to the falling of the control pulse, and samples a video signal Vsig from a signal line SL to write the video signal Vsig to a hold capacitor. A sampling transistor T07-19-2012
20120182280Gamma voltage generating device, LCD device, and method of driving the LCD device - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device and a method of driving the LCD device. The LCD device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixels, a gamma voltage generating unit, and a source driver. The pixels are defined by a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines that cross each other. The gamma voltage generating unit generates a first gamma voltage at a higher voltage level than that of a target gamma voltage determined in advance based on a particular gradation and a second gamma voltage at a lower voltage level than that of the target gamma voltage. The source driver converts digital image data to analog image data by using the first gamma voltage and the second gamma voltage and displays the analog image data on the display panel using a dot inversion method.07-19-2012
20130050170Image Display Device - An image display device 02-28-2013
20130050169ELECTRONIC PAPER, ELECTRONIC PAPER RECORDING SYSTEM, AND WRITING APPARATUS - An electronic paper includes: a first substrate which is provided with a plurality of first electrodes; a wiring which applies a voltage to the plurality of first electrodes; a plurality of light receiving elements which are respectively provided between the plurality of first electrodes and the wiring; a second substrate which is arranged to be opposite the first substrate and is provided with a second electrode; an electrophoretic display layer which is arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a light guidance unit which is arranged between the first substrate and the second substrate, and is configured to guide light incident upon the second substrate to the relevant light receiving elements.02-28-2013
20130050168CONTROL METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR MANAGING SYSTEM POWER - Disclosed are a control method and display apparatus for managing system power. The display apparatus including: a display unit; an image processor which includes a plurality of image processing blocks which respectively process an image signal according to preset image processing processes; a power supply unit which supplies power to the image processor to activate the image processing blocks; and a controller which displays a UI image indicating whether each of the image processing blocks is activated on the display unit and controls the UI image to display information regarding a reduced consumption level of the supplied power due to an inactivated image processing block from among the image processing blocks.02-28-2013
20130050167LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE, DRIVING DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a light source device includes a driving module having a first predetermined number of control channels, and a light source configured to be driven by the driving module. The light source includes a first unit and a second unit, the first unit includes a second predetermined number of light emitting elements, the second unit includes the second predetermined number of light emitting elements, and the second predetermined number is smaller than the first predetermined number. The first unit is configured to be controlled by a first part of the control channels of the driving module, and the second unit is configured to be controlled by a second part of the control channels of the driving module.02-28-2013
20130069927DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING CONTROLLING METHOD WITH TEMPORARY LOWERING OF POWER SUPPLY POTENTIAL DURING MOBILITY CORRECTION - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including, a pixel array section including a plurality of pixels disposed in rows and columns, and a number of power supply lines and scanning lines equal to the number of the rows of the pixels, each of the power supply lines being wired commonly to those of the pixels which are juxtaposed in a direction of a row.03-21-2013
20130069926ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THEREOF - An organic light-emitting display device and a method of driving the display device are disclosed. A pixel circuit used in the organic light-emitting display device includes a first switching transistor, a second switching transistor and a driving transistor. The first switching transistor switches a data voltage in response to a first control signal. The second switching transistor switches a compensation voltage in response to a second control signal. The driving transistor provides an electric current to an organic light-emitting device in response to the data voltage and the compensation voltage.03-21-2013
20130069925TANGENT ANGLE CIRCUIT IN AN LCD DRIVING SYSTEM AND LCD DRIVING SYSTEM - A tangent angle circuit in a liquid crystal display (LCD) driving system comprises: a charging module integrated on a control board for receiving input of a direct current (DC) driving voltage and outputting a cut-in voltage to charge a plurality of scan line driving circuits; a plurality of discharging modules integrated on the scan line driving circuits respectively for controlling the corresponding scan line driving circuits to discharge; and a plurality of external regulating modules externally connected to the scan line driving circuits respectively and connected to the corresponding discharging modules to regulate the discharging modules so as to control a discharging rate of the scan line driving circuits. In the present invention, a discharge slope of the corresponding scan line driving circuit can be regulated; thereby, the tangent angle circuit is suitable for use with scan line driving circuits having different parasitic capacitors.03-21-2013
20110001742VOLTAGE GENERATING SYSTEM - A voltage generating system has a first voltage generating device for generating a plurality of voltages between a maximum voltage and a minimum voltage as a first set of voltages, and a second voltage generating device for generating a plurality of voltages between the maximum voltage and the minimum voltage as a second set of voltages, the second set of voltages being different from the first set of voltages. The first voltage generating device generates the maximum voltage, and supplies the first set of voltages and the maximum voltage to the second voltage generating device. The second voltage generating device generates the minimum voltage, and supplies the second set of voltages and the minimum voltage to the first voltage generating device. The first and second voltage generating devices each select a voltage from the first and second sets of voltages, and output the selected voltage.01-06-2011
20100123702LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display (“LCD”) includes a liquid crystal panel having gate lines, data lines and pixels. The pixels are grouped into pixel lines. The LCD further includes a data driver which performs line-inversion driving by applying a data voltage having a positive or a negative polarity to the pixels such that the pixels in each pixel line have a same polarity. The pixel lines are grouped into first and second pixel line groups. A polarity of the pixels in each pixel line of the first pixel line group is the same as a polarity of the pixels in at least one pixel line disposed on an immediately adjacent side thereof. A polarity of the pixels in each pixel line of the second pixel line group is opposite to a polarity of both pixels in pixel lines disposed on two immediately adjacent sides thereof.05-20-2010
20130088478DRIVING DEVICE, DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A driving device includes an output timing controller which controls an output timing of a first driving voltage and a second driving voltage respectively generated from a first voltage generator and a second voltage generator. A third driving voltage output from the output timing controller is provided to a first data driver and a second data driver, and also provided to a gamma voltage generator to generate a plurality of gamma voltages. Accordingly, a reverse electric potential between the third driving voltage and the gamma voltages is prevented from being generated in the first and second data drivers, therefore, preventing the first and second data drivers from being damaged.04-11-2013
20130088474LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT DRIVING CIRCUIT AND RELATED PIXEL CIRCUIT AND APPLICATIONS USING THE SAME - A pixel circuit related to an organic light emitting diode (OLED) is provided, and if a circuit configuration (5T1C) thereof collocates with suitable operation waveforms, a current flowing through an OLED in the OLED pixel circuit is not varied along with a threshold voltage (Vth) shift of a TFT used for driving the OLED. Accordingly, the brightness uniformity of the applied OLED display is substantially improved.04-11-2013
20130088475LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME - There is provided a liquid crystal display apparatus capable of preventing image degradation when driving a liquid crystal panel. In the liquid crystal display apparatus, a control unit, when there are more pixels indicating the first gradation than the second gradation, controls the supply state of the pixel voltage simultaneously supplied to the plurality of pixel electrodes to prolong the time period between the timing of changing the supply state of the pixel voltage corresponding to the first gradation and the timing of changing the supply state of the pixel voltage corresponding to the second gradation so as to become longer than that when there are fewer pixels indicating the first gradation than the second gradation.04-11-2013
20130088476LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The liquid crystal display device according to the present invention cancels the fluctuation in the potential of the common voltage so that the image quality of the screen displayed on the liquid crystal display panel can be prevented from deteriorating, and thus, a high quality image can be provided, and adopts a common symmetric method, such as a dot inverting method, as the method for driving the liquid crystal display device.04-11-2013
20090322725LCD CONTROLLER WITH LOW POWER MODE - An LCD controller comprises a host interface control block for providing a connection between the LCD controller and a master controller. The master controller initiates a low power mode of operation for the LCD controller through the host interface control block. At least a portion of a plurality of input/output pins provide a connection to at least one LCD display for the LCD controller. An LCD static display controller within the LCD controller drives the at least one LCD display in a static display mode responsive to entry of the LCD controller into the low power mode of operation. A real time clock provides a clock signal to the LCD static display controller in the low power mode of operation. Power circuitry within the LCD controller selectively disables a regulated voltage provided to circuitry in the LCD controller that is not required to operate the LCD static display controller and the real time clock circuit in the low power mode of operation.12-31-2009
20100134466PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - Protective layer of front plate of the plasma display panel is formed of base protective layer and particle layer. Base protective layer is a thin film containing metal oxide. Particle layer is formed in a manner that aggregated particles of a plurality of magnesium-oxide single-crystal particles are stuck on base protective layer. The panel driving circuit drives the panel in a manner that an initializing discharge for forming wall charge is generated in a first subfield of the plurality of subfields, and an address discharge for erasing wall charge is generated in an address period of the plurality of subfields.06-03-2010
20100134468PIXEL DRIVING DEVICE, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, AND PROPERTY PARAMETER ACQUISITION METHOD IN A PIXEL DRIVING DEVICE - A pixel driving device in which, after a reference voltage exceeds a threshold voltage of a drive transistor is impressed through the signal lines on each pixel equipping a light emitting element and the drive transistor, set the signal lines in a state of high impedance, and acquires a voltage value of one end of the signal lines subsequent to a predetermined settling time elapsing, and acquires the threshold voltage of the drive transistor for each pixel and the current amplification factor of the pixel drive circuit as a first property parameter based on acquired voltage values at the time a plurality of first settling times longer than a predetermined value and acquires an irregularity parameter indicating the irregularity in the current amplification factor based on the value of the first property parameter and the measured voltage value acquired at the time shorter than the predetermined value.06-03-2010
20100134469LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND A DRIVE CONTROL METHOD FOR DRIVING A LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE - A light emitting device has a plurality of pixels, each of which includes a drive transistor, a light emitting element and signal lines, a property parameter acquisition circuit which acquires property parameter, a signal correction circuit that generates a corrected gradation signal by correcting the image data based on the property parameter, and a drive signal impressing circuit that impresses a drive signal, generated based on the corrected gradation signal, on the pixel to drive it. The property parameter is constituted of a threshold voltage, a current amplification factor and its irregularity of the drive transistor, and is acquired based on measured voltages of the signal lines after each of a plurality of predetermined settling times elapses from the time when the light emitting device cuts off a voltage subsequent to impressing the voltage on each pixel for a predetermined length of time.06-03-2010
20100134467SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNALS - A system for transmitting and receiving a signal includes a transmitter that switches a first reference voltage and a second reference voltage and generates first and second voltage signals, and a receiver the receives the first and second voltage signals. The transmitter includes a reference voltage generator that generates the first reference voltage and the second reference voltage, and a switch block that switches the first reference voltage and the second reference voltage and outputs the first and second voltage signals. The receiver includes a resistor having two terminals to which the first and second voltage signals are applied.06-03-2010
20100134462VOLTAGE AMPLIFIER AND DRIVING DEVICE OF DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE VOLTAGE AMPLIFIER - An amplifying circuit of a display device including a plurality of pixels includes an input unit, a bias unit, and an output unit. The input unit is coupled between a first power source for supplying a first voltage and a second power source for supplying a second voltage, receives a first input signal and a second input signal, and is controlled by the first and second input signals. The bias unit receives a bias voltage for operating the input unit, and includes a first node and a second node controllable by the input unit. The output unit applies an output voltage to a pixel by using a first output transistor turned on/off by a signal applied to the first node and a second output transistor turned on/off by a signal applied to the second node, and the first output transistor is a different type to the second output transistor. In this instance, the input unit includes a first input transistor having a first terminal coupled to a first power source and being turned on/off by a first input signal and a second input transistor of the same type as the first input transistor, having a first terminal coupled to the first power source, and being turned on/off by a second input signal. The bias unit includes a first transistor controllable by the on/off state of the first input transistor and a second transistor controllable by the on/off state of the second input transistor.06-03-2010
20130088477LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An LCD device and a driving method thereof are provided. The LCD device includes a plurality of data driver ICs, a timing controller, a reference voltage generator, and a PCB. The data driver ICs include a gamma voltage generator which generates a gamma voltage. The timing controller generates an EPI packet for controlling the data driver ICs. The reference voltage generator reduces the driving voltage, and supplies the reduced driving voltage to the data driver IC. The reference voltage generator, the data driver ICs, and the timing controller are mounted on the PCB. A first transmission line which connects the reference voltage generator and the data driver ICs, and a second transmission line which connects the timing controller and the data driver ICs are formed on the PCB.04-11-2013
20130088472VISUAL DISPLAY CONNECTION CIRCUIT - A connection circuit for a digital visual interface (DVI) includes a platform controller hub (PCH), a DVI, a plurality of voltage dividing resistors, and a switch. The platform controller hub (PCH) includes a plurality of output contacts outputting a plurality of analog signals. The DVI includes a plurality of input contacts, and each input contact is connected to one of the output contacts to transmit the analog signals. The switch has one end connected to the output contacts, and another end grounded. The switch switches on when a power supply is applied to the switch and is switched off when the power supply is not applied to the switch.04-11-2013
20090109204ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes a compensation device that applies a voltage to a data line over a compensation period from a first timing to a second timing in order to compensate for a decrease in electric potential of the data line that occurs at the first timing. The first timing is when the sampling switch is switched from a conductive state to a non-conductive state during a first horizontal scanning period. The second timing is when the sampling switch is switched from the non-conductive state to the conductive state during a second horizontal scanning period that comes following the first horizontal scanning period.04-30-2009
20100103156Image display apparatus and method of driving the image display apparatus - The present invention sets a scanning line to which a driving signal for power supply is output to a floating state in an entire period of pauses of threshold voltage correction processing or a partial period thereof.04-29-2010
20090303220Display Device and Driving Method Thereof - A display device includes a light emitting diode, and first and second driving transistors connected between a driving voltage and the light emitting diode to supply driving electric current to the light emitting diode. A control voltage or control voltages differentiated in polarity from each other is/are applied to control terminals of the first and the second driving transistors. The first driving transistor has a control electrode located below a semiconductor layer of the light emitting diode while the second driving transistor has a control electrode located over the semiconductor layer. Two driving transistors are formed at each pixel, and an area occupied thereof within the pixel is reduced. Control voltages differentiated in polarity from each other are applied to the respective driving transistors, substantially preventing deterioration of the driving transistors.12-10-2009
20090303219DISPLAY DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes a pixel having a first to nth (n is a natural number of 2 or more) subpixels and a circuit. To the circuit N (N is a natural number of 2 or more) wirings for supplying a digital signal with N bits and first to nth wiring groups having M (M is a natural number of 2 or more) wirings for supplying M different voltages are electrically connected. The liquid crystal display device has a function of converting the digital signal into n analog signals by using the M voltages supplied to the first to nth wiring groups and inputting the n analog signals to first to nth subpixels. The first to nth subpixels each include an electrode for driving a liquid crystal element.12-10-2009
20090303218PLASMA DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A disclosed plasma display includes a plasma display panel including cells and display electrodes including a group of X electrodes and a group of Y electrodes; an X electrode driving circuit configured to apply a sustaining pulse to the group of X electrodes; and a Y electrode driving circuit configured to apply a sustaining pulse to the group of Y electrodes. One of the X electrode driving circuit and the Y electrode driving circuit applies a low-voltage sustaining pulse that can cause the sustaining discharge by itself to a corresponding one of the group of X electrodes and the group of Y electrodes. The other one of the X electrode driving circuit and the Y electrode driving circuit applies a high-voltage sustaining pulse that can cause the sustaining discharge by itself to the other one of the group of X electrodes and the group of Y electrodes.12-10-2009
20090303217TRANSMISSION INTERFACE FOR REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION AND ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE AND METHOD THEREOF - The exemplary examples of the present invention provide a transmission interface and method thereof for reducing power consumption and electromagnetic interference. The transmission interface is used in the Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), and the LCD has x source drivers. The i12-10-2009
20120218248LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The liquid crystal display device (08-30-2012
20120218246PIXEL CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device in which low power consumption is realized without lowering an aperture ratio is provided. A liquid crystal capacitive element Clc is sandwiched between a pixel electrode 08-30-2012
20120218245LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes a monolithic gate driver capable of quickly eliminating residual charges within pixel formation portions when the power-supply is turned off. Each of bistable circuits that constitute a shift register within a gate driver is provided with a thin-film transistor having a drain terminal connected to a gate bus line, a source terminal connected to a reference potential line for transmitting a reference potential, and a gate terminal to which a clock signal for operating the shift register is supplied. When the external supply of power-supply voltage is cut off, the clock signal is set to high level to turn the thin-film transistor to the ON state, and the level of the reference potential is increased from a gate-OFF potential to a gate-ON potential.08-30-2012
20120218244METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME - A method for driving a display panel includes generating a plurality of gate signals, providing the plurality of gate signals to a plurality of switching elements connected to a plurality of gate lines, respectively, providing the plurality of gate signals to a monitoring element, and restoring the plurality of switching elements based on an output signal from the monitoring element.08-30-2012
20120218243POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A power supply system for a display device includes a switch circuit, a transformer and an output filter circuit connected in series, and a controller connected to the switch circuit. The power supply system also comprises a transforming circuit and a superposition circuit. The transforming circuit adjusts amplitude of scanning signals generated by a scanning circuit to generate adjusted scanning signals. The superposition circuit samples high voltage output power signals output by the output filter circuit, superposes the sampled high voltage output power signals and the adjusted scanning signals together to generate a superposition signal, and sends the superposition signal to the controller.08-30-2012
20120218242PIXEL STRUCTURE, DRIVING METHOD AND DRIVING SYSTEM OF HYBRID DISPLAY APPARATUS - A pixel structure, a driving method and a driving system of a hybrid display apparatus are provided. The pixel structure includes a scan line, a data line, a first active device, a first signal line, a second signal line, an electro-phoretic display device, a second active device and an organic light emitting diode device. The first active device is electrically connected to the scan line and the data line. The electro-phoretic display device is electrically connected to the first active device and the first signal line. The second active device is electrically connected to the first active device and the first signal line. The organic light emitting diode device is electrically connected to the second active device and the second signal line.08-30-2012
20110007058DIFFERENTIAL CLASS AB AMPLIFIER CIRCUIT, DRIVER CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A driver circuit of the present invention comprises a differential class AB amplifier circuit which comprises: a first differential amplifier circuit configured to amplify differential input signals and output a first signal in a first voltage range; a second differential amplifier circuit configured to amplify the differential input signals and output a second signal in a second voltage range; and a class AB output circuit configured to input the first and the second signals as differential signals and amplify the differential signals, wherein the class AB output circuit comprises: a phase compensating capacitance section; and a current buffer circuit configured to control a current flowing thorough the phase compensating capacitance section.01-13-2011
20110007055RAPID DETECTION METHOD FOR DECAY OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING LED BACKLIGHT AND DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH RAPID COMPENSATING DEVICE FOR DECAY - The invention relates to a rapid detection method for the decay of a liquid crystal display device having an LED backlight and a display device provided with a rapid compensating device for decay. The invention employs a mutually orthogonal series of driving signals to drive a plurality of LED devices in a synchronized manner with the driving signals having a one-to-one correspondence with the LED devices. A processing device extracts respective light emission data for the respective LED devices, compares the respective light emission data with the corresponding reference values pre-stored in the memory device and commands another device to compensate for any deviation existing therebetween. Accordingly, the LED devices are tested in batch mode and the testing is remarkably speeded up without interfering with users' activities.01-13-2011
20110007051DRIVER FOR PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - Disposed is a driver for a plasma display panel, which is capable of absorbing surplus power of a plasma display panel by power conversion switching performed according to the switching of a sustain circuit to form a transmission path using resonance between the inductance of a transformer for power conversion and the capacitance of the plasma display panel, without using an energy recovery circuit. The driver includes a power supply unit including preset inductance, and converting alternating current (AC) commercial power into preset driving power by using the inductance, a driving unit switching the driving power from the power supply unit according to a logic signal and supplying the switched driving power to a plasma display panel. Surplus power of the driving unit is transmitted to the power supply unit by resonance between the inductance of the power supply unit and capacitance of the plasma display panel.01-13-2011
20130057532PIXEL CIRCUIT OF ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY DEVICE - A pixel circuit of an OLED display device is disclosed. The pixel circuit includes a light emitting element, a driving TFT for driving the light emitting element, a delivery capacitor connected between a first node and a second node, a storage capacitor connected between the second node and a third node, a first reset TFT for initializing the first node to a reference voltage in response to a first reset signal from a first reset line, a second reset TFT for initializing the third node to an initialization voltage in response to the first reset signal from the first reset line, a third reset TFT for initializing the second node to the reference voltage in response to a second reset signal from a second reset line, and a switching TFT for supplying a data voltage to the first node in response to a scan signal from a scan line.03-07-2013
20130057533STEREOSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY - A stereoscopic image display includes a display panel which includes a plurality of pixels each including a main display unit and an auxiliary display unit, is divided into a first screen block and a second screen block, and includes a first discharge control line connected to auxiliary display units of the first screen block and a second discharge control line connected to auxiliary display units of the second screen block, a control voltage generator which generates a first discharge control voltage of a first AC waveform and a second discharge control voltage of a second AC waveform, of which a phase is later than a phase of the first AC waveform by a half frame period, and a control voltage delay unit which delays the first and second discharge control voltages.03-07-2013
20130057531DISPLAY DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A display driving circuit includes a semiconductor die, a logic control unit, a gray-scale voltage generation unit and a driving unit. The logic control unit is on a central region of the semiconductor die, and is configured to control the display driving circuit based on a control signal. The gray-scale voltage generation unit is on an edge region of the semiconductor die, and is configured to generate a plurality of gray-scale voltages based on an input voltage. The driving unit is on a region of the semiconductor die between the logic control unit and the gray-scale voltage generation unit, and is configured to generate a plurality of driving voltages based on the plurality of gray-scale voltages and input data.03-07-2013
20130057530POWER CONVERTING CIRCUIT OF A DISPLAY DRIVER - A power converting circuit of a display driver includes a positive voltage generator and a negative voltage generator. The positive voltage generator includes a first capacitive DC-DC converter and a first inductive DC-DC converter, and generates a positive source voltage by selectively using one of the first capacitive DC-DC converter, the first inductive DC-DC converter, or a first external power supply voltage. The negative voltage generator includes a second capacitive DC-DC converter and a second inductive DC-DC converter, and generates a negative source voltage by selectively using one of the second capacitive DC-DC converter, the second inductive DC-DC converter, or a second external power supply voltage.03-07-2013
20130057529MOBILE TERMINAL AND POWER MANAGEMENT UNIT THEREOF - A power management unit of a mobile terminal. The power management unit includes a DC-DC converter configured to convert an input voltage into first and second output voltages, the mobile terminal also includes a first boosting circuit configured to boost the first output voltage to a first boosting voltage having a first polarity and to selectively apply the first boosting voltage to a display module of the mobile terminal. The mobile terminal also includes a second boosting circuit configured to boost the second output voltage to a second boosting voltage having a second polarity that is opposite to the first polarity of the first boosting voltage, and to selectively apply the second boosting voltage to the display module of the mobile terminal.03-07-2013
20090091561CONTROL METHOD FOR INFORMATION DISPLAY DEVICE AND AN INFORMATION DISPLAY DEVICE - A control method for an information display device of the invention is a control method for an information display device including: a display having a data line applied with a data voltage, a switching element having a first input terminal connected to the data line and a first output terminal for turning on and off a signal between the first input terminal and the first output terminal, a latch circuit having a second input terminal connected to the switching element and a second output terminal for holding a voltage according to a data voltage input from the switching element via the second input terminal and for outputting the held voltage, a pixel electrode connected to the second output terminal, a common electrode, and a memory type electro-optical layer interposed between the pixel electrode and the common electrode; a display driving circuit for driving the display; and a power control circuit for controlling the supply of power to the latch circuit and the display driving circuit. The control method includes: stopping, by the power control circuit, the supply of power to the display driving circuit; stopping, by the power control circuit, the supply of power to the latch circuit; supplying, by the power control circuit, power to the display driving circuit after the supply of power to the display driving circuit and the latch circuit is stopped; applying, by the display04-09-2009
20100007645IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device having a plurality of pixel circuits arranged in matrix, each comprising current-driven type light-emitting element, driver transistor for supplying a current to current-driven type light-emitting element, holding capacitor for holding a voltage that determines an amount of the current supplied from driver transistor, and writing switch for writing a voltage corresponding to an image signal into holding capacitor. The transistor formed in each pixel circuit is N-channel transistor. Each pixel circuit further comprises detection trigger line and detection trigger capacitor for supplying a voltage to change a source voltage of driver transistor. One terminal of detection trigger capacitor is connected to a source of driver transistor and the other terminal of detection trigger capacitor is connected to detection trigger line.01-14-2010
20120306839LOGIC CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - It is an object to provide a logic circuit which can be operated even when unipolar transistors are used. A logic circuit includes a source follower circuit and a logic circuit an input portion of which is connected to an output portion of the source follower circuit and all transistors are unipolar transistors. A potential of a wiring for supplying a low potential connected to the source follower circuit is lower than a potential of a wiring for supplying a low potential connected to the logic circuit which includes unipolar transistors. In this manner, a logic circuit which can be operated even with unipolar depletion transistors can be provided.12-06-2012
20120306838SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS USING THE SAME - The transistor suffers the variation caused in threshold voltage or mobility due to gathering of the factors of the variation in gate insulator film resulting from a difference in manufacture process or substrate used and of the variation in channel-region crystal state. The present invention provides an electric circuit having an arrangement such that both electrodes of a capacitance element can hold a gate-to-source voltage of a particular transistor. The invention provides an electric circuit having a function capable of setting a potential difference at between the both electrodes of the capacitance element by the use of a constant-current source.12-06-2012
20120306837SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - It is an object of the invention to provide a thin, lightweight, high performance, and low in cost semiconductor device and a display device by reducing an arrangement area required for a power supply wiring and a ground wiring of a functional circuit and decreasing a drop in power supply voltage and a rise in ground voltage.12-06-2012
20120306836Apparatus, System and Method for an Electro-Luminance Display on a Garment - Various apparatus, systems and methods for an electro-luminance display on a garment are described. An apparatus comprises an electro-luminance portion being configured to display a graphic image. The electro-luminance portion is further configured to removably join to an outside surface of the garment. A housing is configured to removably join to a back side of the electro-luminance portion. A processor is contained within the housing and coupled to the electro-luminance portion. The processor is configured to control functions of the electro-luminance portion. A transceiver system comprises a receiver contained within the housing. The receiver is configured to receive GPS location information and communicate the GPS location information to the processor where the processor is operable to control the electro-luminance portion based in part on the GPS location information. A rechargeable power source is contained within the housing to provide power to the electro-luminance portion and components within the housing.12-06-2012
20130113772DISPLAY PANEL - A display panel includes a gate driver connected to a gate line, where the gate driver includes a plurality of stages, where each of the stages includes at least one dual gate thin film transistor having a first control terminal and a second control terminal, and where each of the stages receives a clock signal, a first low voltage, a second low voltage, at least one transmission signal of previous stages, at least two transmission signals of subsequent stages and an output control signal from one of the stages to output a gate voltage including a gate-on voltage and a gate-off voltage.05-09-2013
20090284515EL DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided an EL display device having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix pattern, wherein the pixels each include an EL element and a drive transistor configured to define a current to be supplied to the EL element, and switches configured to supply a reset power to the drive transistors of the respective pixels are provided one each for a row of the pixels arranged in the matrix pattern.11-19-2009
20110037755DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A driving method of an alternating-current surface discharge type PDP is provided. In the initializing period. an operation that applies a predetermined voltage for causing discharge regardless of the presence or absence of the former discharge to a scan electrode and causes the initializing discharge in the discharge cell is assumed as a forcibly initializing operation. In the address period, the time when a scan pulse is applied to the scan electrode and an address pulse is applied to the data electrode is assumed to be address time. In each of discharge cells, the forcibly initializing operation is performed in one of a plurality of fields, and the address time in the address period of a field that does not, undergo the forcibly initializing operation is set to be longer than the address time in the address period of a field that undergoes the forcibly initializing operation.02-17-2011
20110037746LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING DOT INVERSION THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes: a liquid crystal display panel including a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines crossing each other; a first source drive IC for outputting a data voltage to the data lines and inverting the polarity of the data voltage in response to a first polarity control signal; a second source drive IC for outputting the data voltage to the data lines and inverting the polarity of the data voltage in response to a second polarity control signal; and a timing controller for generating the first and second polarity control signals in the same phase when the source drive ICs output data voltages whose polarity is inverted by horizontal 1-dot inversion and generating the first and second polarity control signals in the opposite phase to each other when the source drive ICs output data voltages whose polarity is inverted by horizontal 2-dot inversion.02-17-2011
20110037748LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD FOR THE SAME - A dimming signal having brightness information of a plurality of light emission pixels is generated by reading the input video signal and the input image control signal. A plurality of light emission data voltages corresponding to the dimming signal are generated. A scanning start signal including a plurality of first pulses and second pulses being for respectively controlling a generation time of the plurality of first scan signals and the plurality of second scan signals applied to the plurality of scan lines is generated. A horizontal synchronizing start signal including a plurality of third pulses respectively synchronized with the plurality of first pulses for controlling the time for applying the plurality of light emission data voltages to the plurality of scan lines, and a plurality of fourth pulses having a phase differing from the second pulses, is generated.02-17-2011
20110037745LEVEL SHIFT OUTPUT CIRCUIT AND PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A level shift output circuit includes a level shifter interconnecting first and second power supplies that supply first and second voltages, the second being lower than the first voltage. The circuit outputs complimentary first and second output signals responsive to complimentary first and second input signals. High breakdown voltage inverters interconnect the first and second power supplies, and are configured to output a third output signal responsive to a first control signal and the first output signal from the level shifter and output a fourth output signal which is complimentary with the third output signal, responsive to a second control signal complimentary with the first control signal, and the second output signal. P-type transistors interconnect the first power supply and a power supply output node, and respectively supply the first voltage to the power supply output node in response to the fourth output signals from the high breakdown voltage inverters.02-17-2011
20110012885LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a transflective type liquid crystal display device of a vertical alignment mode in which liquid crystal domains exhibiting axisymmetric orientations are created, a difference in response speed between a region which presents display in the transmission mode and a region which presents display in the reflection mode is reduced.01-20-2011
20110012884METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DRIVING A LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE DISPLAY - A method and system for driving a light emitting device display is provided. The system provides a timing schedule which increases accuracy in the display. The system may provide the timing schedule by which an operation cycle is implemented consecutively in a group of rows. The system may provide the timing schedule by which an aging factor is used for a plurality of frames.01-20-2011
20110012883METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROGRAMMING AND DRIVING ACTIVE MATRIX LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE PIXEL - Method and system for programming and driving active matrix light emitting device pixel is provided. The pixel is a voltage programmed pixel circuit, and has a light emitting device, a driving transistor and a storage capacitor. The pixel has a programming cycle having a plurality of operating cycles, and a driving cycle. During the programming cycle, the voltage of the connection between the OLED and the driving transistor is controlled so that the desired gate-source voltage of a driving transistor is stored in a storage capacitor.01-20-2011
20110012882SOURCE DRIVER AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A display device includes a source driver. The source driver includes a power supply and a gamma voltage output unit. The power supply generates a power supply voltage and a plurality of reference voltages. The power supply voltage is stabilized in a power-up operating mode. The plurality of reference voltages are stabilized after a stabilization time period has elapsed in the power-up operating mode. The gamma voltage output unit generates a plurality of gamma voltages using the power supply voltage for the stabilization time period in the power-up operating mode, and generates the plurality of gamma voltages using the plurality of reference voltages after the stabilization time period has elapsed.01-20-2011
20110012881POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A power supply circuit for receiving an input voltage to drive a plurality of loads is disclosed. The power supply circuit comprises a plurality of switch circuits, a plurality of power conversion circuits and a phase delay circuit. The plurality of switch circuits are connected with the plurality of loads, respectively. The plurality of power conversion circuits are connected with the plurality of loads and the plurality of switch circuits, respectively, for converting the input voltage into a plurality of driving voltages and transmitting the plurality of driving voltages to the plurality of loads, respectively, when the plurality of switch circuits are conducted. The phase delay circuit is connected with the plurality of switch circuits and a system circuit for generating a plurality of delay signals in response to a switch signal from the system circuit and transmitting the plurality of delay signals to control terminals of the plurality of switch circuits, respectively, so as to make the plurality of switch circuits be conducted or shut off. The plurality of delay signals are converted into an enabling status from a disabling status at different time points so that the plurality of switch circuits are conducted at different time points.01-20-2011
20110012880TFT. SHIFT REGISTER, SCAN SIGNAL LINE DRIVING CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND TFT TRIMMING METHOD - In at least one embodiment, a TFT includes: a first capacitor formed of a first capacitor electrode connected to a source electrode and a second capacitor electrode; a second capacitor formed of a third capacitor electrode and a fourth capacitor electrode; a first lead-out line; a second lead-out line connected to a gate electrode; a third lead-out line; a fourth lead-out line; a first interconnection; and a second interconnection. This realizes a TFT which can be easily saved from being a defective product even if leakage occurs in a capacitor connected to a TFT body section.01-20-2011
20090267931Liquid Crystal Display Device - The present invention realizes an optimum driving method in a miniaturized liquid crystal display device having two liquid crystal display panels so as to realize the low power consumption. The liquid crystal display device includes a first liquid crystal display panel, a second liquid crystal display panel, a drive circuit which is mounted on the first liquid crystal display panel, output terminals which are formed on the first liquid crystal display panel and to which signals outputted from the drive circuit are supplied, and connection lines which connect the output terminals and the second liquid crystal display panel, wherein the drive circuit can change an AC driving method during a display period of the first liquid crystal display panel and an AC driving method during a display period of the second liquid crystal display panel which are present within the same frame.10-29-2009
20090267930LCD AND OVERDRIVE METHOD OF THE SAME - In an overdrive method, target level values of an entire frame are inputted and retained in a first frame memory. According to a combination of a target level value and a currently predicted level value, an overdrive value is obtained from a first data table and an expected predicted level value after a predetermined number of frames varying with temperature is obtained from a second data table, both tables being established depending on temperature. The expected predicted level values of an entire frame are retained in a second frame memory. The same target level value is repetitively provided for the first and the second data tables, and the same expected predicted level value is repetitively provided for the first and the second data tables as the currently predicted level value. According to the overdrive value, a driving voltage is applied to the LCD element.10-29-2009
20090267929Method of reducing off-current of a thin film transistor for display device and circuit for the same - A method of applying an OFF-state offset to a display device includes: supplying a ground voltage from a data driving circuit; to a source electrode of a thin film transistor supplying a gate voltage from a gate driving circuit to a gate electrode of the thin film transistor, the gate voltage turning off the thin film transistor; and supplying an AC voltage to a drain electrode of the thin film transistor.10-29-2009
20090267928Display Devices - A drive circuit of a display device comprising a capacitive display (H10-29-2009
20090267927DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SUPPLYING POWER TO DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus and a method for supplying power thereto are provided. The display apparatus includes an interface which is connected to an external device and which receives image data and input power from the external device, a display unit which displays the received image data, and a control unit which operates the display unit using the input power received through the interface.10-29-2009
20120223931LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An object of the present invention is to provide a liquid crystal display device which has a high luminance and excellent display quality. In a liquid crystal display device of the present invention, a common electrode (09-06-2012
20120223930INVERTER CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY UNIT - An inverter circuit includes: a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a fourth transistor, and a fifth transistor; an input terminal and an output terminal; and a capacitor. The capacitor is inserted between a gate of the second transistor and one of a source and a drain of the second transistor in which the one is located on an output terminal side.09-06-2012
20120223929ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - The electrophoretic display device includes: an electrophoretic layer which is disposed between first and second substrates disposed to face each other and has a plurality of first electrically-charged particles colored into a first color, a plurality of second electrically-charged particles colored into a second color, and a dispersion medium which retains the first and second electrically-charged particles; first and second pixel electrodes provided on the first substrate; an opposite electrode provided on the second substrate; and a reflective electrode provided at a position on the first substrate side rather than on the electrophoretic layer, wherein the first electrically-charged particle has permeability in a first wavelength region and absorbability in the other wavelength regions, and the second electrically-charged particle has reflectivity in a second wavelength region and absorbability in the other wavelength regions.09-06-2012
20120223927LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel and a driving circuit. The driving circuit includes a timing controller, a detection unit, a level shift circuit, a gate driver unit, and at least one source driver unit. The timing controller receives a frame rate and provides at least one gate turn-on signal and a source data writing signal for each of at least two different frame rates. The detecting unit detects the frame rate. The timing controller adjusts a duty cycle of the source data writing signal, so that the charge time is maintained to be substantially constant for any one of the different frame rates. Accordingly, a problem of flickering phenomenon can be avoided.09-06-2012
20110063272Flat panel display - A flat panel display (FPD) has a conductive heat proof plate inserted into the back surface of a display panel on which printed circuit boards (PCBs) and signal lines are formed. The signal lines are surrounded by a blocking unit, and the external surface of the blocking unit is made of a conductive material to be electrically coupled to the heat proof plate so that resistance against electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of a large flat panel display is improved and a thermal characteristic is improved.03-17-2011
20110063274BACKLIGHT ASSEMBLY AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - In a backlight assembly and a display apparatus having the backlight assembly, a plurality of lamps are housed in a housing having grounded sidewalls, where each of the lamps has at least one bend and series circuits are formed by respective sets of two or more of the bent lamps; where each series connected set of lamps is driven by an AC driving voltage of sufficient magnitude to light the series connected set of lamps, the AC driving voltage being produced by an AC step-up transformer circuit and where each series connected set has its series circuit formed by a lamp-to-lamp connection made through a grounded sidewall of the container. High and low voltage portions of each series connected set of lamps are positioned to reduce electrostatic discharge as between high voltage portions of the series and a nearby grounded sidewall of the container.03-17-2011
20110063273Electrophoresis Display Apparatus and Display Circuit Thereof - An electrophoresis display apparatus has a display circuit and a voltage source. The display circuit comprises a gate line, a common voltage line substantially orthogonal to the gate line, a data line and a display unit. The gate line provides a gate voltage, the common voltage line provides a common voltage, and the data line provides a data voltage. The display unit is coupled to the gate line, the common voltage line and the data line to receive the gate voltage, the common voltage and the data line and works according to the gate voltage, the common voltage and the data line.03-17-2011
20130063410LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - The liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal modulation element including first and second electrode, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first and second electrodes, a first alignment film disposed between the first electrode and the liquid crystal layer, and a second alignment film disposed between the second electrode and the liquid crystal layer. The apparatus further includes a controller that respectively provides first and second electric potentials to the first and second electrodes such that a sign of an electric field generated in the liquid crystal layer is cyclically inverted in a modulation operation state. The controller respectively provides third and fourth electric potentials to the first and second electrodes such that the sign of the electric field is fixed in a state other than the modulation operation state. The apparatus can avoid an influence by cumulated charged particles without adding a new member.03-14-2013
20130063409PIXEL STRUCTURE, HYBRID DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND DRIVING METHOD - A pixel structure including a first switch device, an amplifying device, a first display unit, a second switch device, and a second display unit is provided. The first switch device is coupled to a scan line, a data line, and the amplifying device. The amplifying device is coupled to a bias voltage. The first display unit is coupled to the amplifying device and a switching voltage. The second switch device is coupled to the first display unit, the first switch device, and the second display unit. The second display unit is coupled to a common voltage. A hybrid display apparatus and a driving method are also provided.03-14-2013
20130162617ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SENSING CHARACTERISTIC PARAMETERS OF PIXEL DRIVING CIRCUITS - Disclosed are an OLED display device and method for sensing characteristic parameters of pixel driving circuits. The display device includes a display panel including pixels each having a light emitting element and a pixel driving circuit for independently driving the light emitting element, and a characteristic parameter detecting unit for driving the pixel driving circuit of one of the plural pixels, which is a sensing pixel, sensing a voltage discharged in accordance with characteristics of a driving TFT in the pixel driving circuit of the sensing pixel, on a data line connected to the pixel driving circuit of the sensing pixel, among data lines connected to respective pixel driving circuits of the pixels, and detecting a threshold voltage (Vth) of the driving TFT and a deviation of a process characteristic parameter (k-parameter) of the driving TFT, using the measured voltage.06-27-2013
20100123706APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DUAL-MODE DISPLAY - One embodiment includes display comprising a light modulator configured to display a portion of an image such as a reflective light modulator, a light emitter configured to display the portion of the image and a circuit configured to selectively provide signals to at least one of the light modulator and the light emitter indicative of the portion of the image. In one such embodiment, an active matrix provides a simple, efficient drive for such devices. Other embodiments methods of making and driving such devices.05-20-2010
20090237388DISPLAY TERMINAL AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDING DISPLAY TERMINAL PROGRAM - A display terminal including a nonvolatile display device that retains display of information even if power supply is cut off, a battery that supplies power to the nonvolatile display device, a display control device that causes the nonvolatile display device to display charging prospective information serving as a prospect of charging the battery, at a predetermined timing, and a power cutoff control device that cuts off supply of power from the battery to the nonvolatile display device while causing the nonvolatile display device to retain the display of the charging prospective information.09-24-2009
20090237386Display driver integrated circuit using ping-pong type sample and hold circuit - A display driver integrated circuit using a ping-pong type sample and hold circuit is provided. The display driver integrated circuit includes a data counter, a comparison unit, a gray voltage generation unit, and a sample and hold circuit. The data counter outputs first through n-th gamma data in response to a clock signal. The comparison unit compares input image data with each of the first through n-th gamma data so as to output a comparison signal. The gray voltage generation unit generates first through n-th gray voltages in response to the first through n-th gamma data. The sample and hold circuit includes a first sub sample and hold circuit and a second sub sample and hold circuit and outputs one of the first through n-th gray voltages in response to the comparison signal. While the first sub sample and hold circuit is performing sampling, the second sub sample and hold circuit outputs one of the first through n-th gray voltages, or alternatively, while the second sub sample and hold circuit is performing sampling, the first sub sample and hold circuit outputs one of the first through n-th gray voltages.09-24-2009
20090237385Display Apparatus and Power Control Circuit thereof - In a display apparatus and a power control circuit thereof, the power control circuit includes an image signal input terminal, a resistor-capacitor (RC) filter and a switch. The image signal input terminal is configured for receiving an image signal and providing a waiting-for-processing signal corresponding to the image signal. The RC filter is configured for receiving the waiting-for-processing signal and filtering out an alternating-current (AC) component of the waiting-for-processing signal to generate a switch control signal. The switch is electrically connected between a power supply and an electronic element, and configured for receiving the switch control signal and making the switch control signal control on-off state of the switch.09-24-2009
20090237384Display device and method of automatically powering on and powering off the same - In a method of automatically powering on and powering off a display device, the display device is switchable between a power on mode, where the display device is operable to show an image frame, and a power off mode, where the display device is unable to show an image frame. The method includes the steps of: (A) while the display device is in the power on mode, enabling the display device to detect whether there is an image signal input; and (B) in response to non-detection of the image signal input in step (A), enabling the display device to switch operation to the power off mode. The method dispenses with the need to provide a power switch button on the display device, and power consumption of the display device can be further lowered due to operation in the power off mode.09-24-2009
20090237387LOW-FLICKERING DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a pixel electrode; a transistor for supplying a driving voltage to the electrode pixel; and a gate-line driver circuit for providing a gate voltage to the transistor and inversely driving a driving voltage supplied to the electrode pixel via the transistor. The gate voltage has different voltage levels in a first driving state that the gate-line driver circuit drives the transistor with a level of the driving voltage and in a second driving state that the gate-line driver circuit drives the transistor with another level of the driving voltage.09-24-2009
20130113774ORGANIC ELECTRO LUMINESCENCE DISPLAY - An organic electro luminescence display is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display includes a substrate, an organic light emitting diode disposed on the substrate and including a pixel electrode, an organic light emitting layer, and a common electrode, a scan interconnection disposed on the substrate and providing a scan signal to the organic light emitting diode. The display may further include a data interconnection disposed on the substrate and providing a data signal to the organic light emitting diode, and a power interconnection disposed on the substrate and providing a power to the organic light emitting diode. The common electrode has an opening which overlaps with at least a portion of the scan interconnection, the data interconnection, and the power interconnection.05-09-2013
20090046088Organic electroluminescence display apparatus, driving circuit for driving organic electroluminescence light emitting portion, and driving method for organic electroluminescence light emitting portion - A driving circuit for driving an organic electroluminescence light emitting portion includes: a driving transistor of the n channel type having source/drain regions, a channel formation region and a gate electrode; an image signal writing transistor having source/drain regions, a channel formation region and a gate electrode; and a capacitor element. A first voltage for supplying current toward the organic electroluminescence light emitting portion through the driving transistor and a second voltage for preventing a potential difference between the second node and a cathode electrode provided on the organic electroluminescence light emitting portion from exceeding a threshold voltage of the organic electroluminescence light emitting portion are selectively applied from the power supply section to the first one of the source/drain regions of the driving transistor. An LDD (Lightly Doped Drain) structure is formed adjacent the first one of the source/drain regions of the driving transistor.02-19-2009
20090046087Oled Driver, Lighting Apparatus Equipped with the Driver and an Adjustment Method of the Apparatus - An OLED driver for driving at least one organic electroluminescence element, lighting apparatus equipped with the driver and an adjustment method of the apparatus. The driver has a square-wave voltage source and a controller. The source generates square-wave voltage and applies the voltage to the element. The controller controls the source so as to change the frequency of the voltage to change and adjust light output of the element.02-19-2009
20090009503LIQUID-CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid-crystal display includes a gate line, a gate driver supplying gate signals to the gate line, a source line, a source driver supplying source signals to the source line, a pixel electrode to which the source signals are applied via a pixel switching element connected to the source line, a liquid crystal disposed between the pixel electrode and a common electrode, a common electrode driver supplying common electrode signals to the common electrode, a capacitor disposed between the pixel electrode and a capacitor line, a driving circuit alternately changing the voltage level of the capacitor line between a first level and a second level, and a sequence control circuit. The sequence control circuit performs control such that the common electrode and the source line are short-circuited and supply of power to the source driver, the common electrode driver, and the driving circuit is cut off when a signal for turning off the power to the liquid-crystal display is detected, and that the voltage level of the pixel electrode is set to a ground level after the cutoff of the power supply by turning on the pixel switching element in accordance with a gate signal from the gate driver.01-08-2009
20110018853SIGNAL LINE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A signal line driving circuit according to an exemplary aspect of the present invention includes: a first amplifier; a second amplifier; a first charge share switch connected between an output terminal of the first amplifier and an output terminal of the second amplifier; a first output switch connected between an output node of the first amplifier and the output terminal of the first amplifier; a second charge share switch connected between a node between the first output switch and the output terminal of the first amplifier and an input terminal of the first amplifier; and a first input switch connected to the input terminal of the first amplifier.01-27-2011
20110018852PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display device including a drive circuit board disposed on a chassis member holding a plasma display panel and coupled to an electrode terminal portion of a display electrode via a flexible wiring board so as to apply a driving voltage to a display electrode, and a plurality of data drivers disposed in the lower end portion that is close contact with electrode terminal portion of a data electrode on the chassis member and connected to the electrode terminal portion via flexible wiring board so as to apply a driving voltage to the data electrode. The plasma display panel is configured by forming a base film on the dielectric layer covering the display electrode and attaching a plurality of crystal particles made of metal oxide to the base film so as to be distributed over an entire surface.01-27-2011
20090251453IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - In order to restrain increase in frame area caused along with a larger number of channels to a minimum, there is provided an image display device that adopts a communication method in which a signal is transmitted/received with the use of electrostatic capacitance coupling. A first board includes: a tabular first power supply line, a tabular second power supply line, a semiconductor element, and a tabular first electrode group. A second board includes: a tabular second electrode group and a tabular common electrode. In a state where the first board and the second board are laid on each other, the first electrode group overlaps the second electrode group while one of the first power supply line and the second power supply line overlaps the common electrode.10-08-2009
20130162616TRANSPARENT DISPLAY APPARATUS - A transparent display apparatus includes a display panel including a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns, a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines including first and second data lines, a gate driver, and a data driver. Each of the pixels comprises sub-pixels arranged in a row direction, each gate line is operatively coupled to sub-pixels arranged in a corresponding row, and each first and second data line is operatively coupled to sub-pixels arranged in a corresponding column. The gate driver sequentially applies a gate signal to the pixels through the gate lines. The data driver applies sub-data signals to the sub-pixels through the first data lines, and applies down data signals to the sub-pixels through the second data lines. Each of the down data signals has a voltage level lower than a voltage level of a corresponding sub-data signal.06-27-2013
20120113082ELECTROPHORESIS DISPLAY APPPARATUS AND POWER CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An electrophoresis display apparatus is provided comprising a display panel comprising data lines and gate lines crossing the data lines, a data driving circuit generating data voltages selected among a positive voltage, a negative voltage, and a ground voltage during an image update period and supplying the data voltages to the data lines, a gate driving circuit supplying gate pulses to the gate lines in synchronization with the data voltages during the image update period, and a control logic circuit blocking an output of the data driving circuit based on a variation in one of the positive voltage and a logic power voltage immediately after the image update period, wherein the logic power voltage is lower than the positive voltage and higher than the ground voltage and wherein the ground voltage is lower than the logic power voltage and higher than the negative voltage.05-10-2012
20120113081DRIVING METHOD FOR BISTABLE DISPLAY - A driving method for a bistable display device includes setting a first duration and a second duration according to a frame period; applying a first voltage to a light valve layer in the first duration according to display data, so as to transform the light valve layer from a first state to a second state; and applying a second voltage in the second duration to the light valve layer in the second duration for the light valve layer to transform to the first state. Since the light valve layer of the bistable display device is already at the first state prior to displaying the next image, the light valve layer is not required to reset when switching displayed images, hence reducing the total number of frames required to display each image.05-10-2012
20120113080Thin-Film Transistor Liquid-Crystal Display with Variable Frame Frequency - An active matrix includes an array of pixels individually addressable over a first frame-frequency range and over a second, higher frame-frequency range. The active matrix also includes, for each pixel of the array, a charging circuit through which that pixel is addressed. Each charging circuit includes an adjustable storage capacitance and is configured such that the storage capacitance is maintained at a first level over the first frame-frequency range, and at a second, lower level over the second frame-frequency range.05-10-2012
20120113079DISPLAY APPARATUS - Provided is a display apparatus including an image processing module and a display main body, wherein the image processing module includes: an image signal processor processing an image signal; a module terminal transmitting the processed image signal in a wired manner; and a module wireless communication unit transmitting wirelessly the processed image signal, and wherein the display main body includes: a main body terminal receiving the image signal from the module terminal which is detachably connected to the main body terminal; a main body wireless communication unit receiving the image signal from the module wireless communication unit; and a display unit displaying an image corresponding to the image signal; and a controller controlling the image signal to be transmitted selectively from the module terminal to the main body terminal or from the module wireless communication unit to the main body wireless communication unit.05-10-2012
20120113078Methods Of Driving Active Display Device - A method of driving an active display device. The method including recovering a threshold voltage of a switching transistor connected to a pixel. The recovering including applying a negative bias voltage to the switching transistor prior to charging each pixel during a charging period. The negative bias voltage is applied to a drain of the switching transistor.05-10-2012
20120113077Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same - A pixel may include an organic light emitting diode (OLED) with a cathode electrode coupled to a second power source, a first transistor with a first electrode coupled to a data line, with a second electrode coupled to a first node, the first transistor being turned on when a scan signal is supplied to a scan line, a first capacitor coupled between the first node and a third power source to charge a first capacitor voltage corresponding to a data signal supplied from the data line, and a pixel circuit charged by the first capacitor voltage to supply current corresponding to a charged first power source voltage from a first power source to the second power source via the OLED.05-10-2012
20080309653Electro-Optical Device and Electronic Apparatus - The invention provides an electro-optical device that includes: a plurality of scanning lines that include a first scanning line; a plurality of data lines that include a first data line; a plurality of unit circuits that include a first unit circuit, the plurality of unit circuits being provided at positions corresponding to intersections of the plurality of scanning lines and the plurality of data lines; and a plurality of power lines each of which supplies a power voltage. In such a configuration, the first unit circuit includes a driving transistor that sets a driving current in accordance with a voltage of a gate of the driving transistor, an electro-optical element that is driven by the driving current, a first capacitative element that has a first electrode and a second electrode, a first switching element that controls electric connection between the first data line and the second electrode of the first capacitative element on the basis of a control signal that is supplied via the first scanning line, and a second capacitative element that has a third electrode and a fourth electrode. In such a configuration, the driving transistor has a first terminal and a second terminal. In addition, the first terminal of the driving transistor is connected to the power line. Further, in addition to the above, the first electrode of the first capacitative element is connected to the gate of the driving transistor, whereas the third electrode of the second capacitative element is connected to either the gate of the driving transistor or the second electrode of the first capacitative element. Further, in addition to the above, at least a part of the second capacitative element is arranged between the first data line and the first capacitative element in a layout of the first unit circuit.12-18-2008
20110141083Cell Phone - A cell phone is disclosed. The cell phone includes a housing, an inner circuit, placed inside the housing, for providing communication functions, and a display, electrically connected to the inner circuit, for displaying communication information; a power supply, placed inside the housing. The housing includes a first bi-stable electro-phoretic display, on the outer of the housing, for displaying an image. The power supply is electrically connected to the display, the inner circuit, and the first bi-stable electro-phoretic display, for supplying power to the display, the inner circuit, and the first bi-stable electro-phoretic display.06-16-2011
20120235975MOTHER SUBSTRATE OF ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light emitting display device may include a plurality of pixels, a plurality of scan lines for selectively applying a scan signal to the pixels, a plurality of data lines crossing the scan lines for applying a data signal to the respective pixels, a scan driver for applying a scan signal to the scan lines, and at least one first testing unit electrically connected to the scan driver, wherein at least one output line of the first testing unit is electrically connected to the scan driver, and at least one other output line of the first testing unit is electrically disconnected and in an electrically open state.09-20-2012
20120235974SIGNAL LINE DRIVER CIRCUIT AND LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREFOR - The variation of characteristics of transistors occurs. The present invention is a signal line drive circuit having a plurality of current source circuit corresponding to a plurality of wirings, a first and a second shift registers, a latch circuit, the foregoing plurality of current source circuits have capacity means and supplying means, respectively, characterized in that the foregoing capacity means converts a supplied current into a voltage according to a sampling pulse supplied from the foregoing first shift register, the foregoing supplying means supplies a current corresponding to the foregoing converted voltage according to a video signal, and the foregoing latch circuit operates according to a sampling pulse supplied from the foregoing second shift register.09-20-2012
20120235973ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An organic light-emitting display apparatus, including: a plurality of pixels each including an organic light-emitting diode (OLED); and a power supply voltage driving unit generating a first power supply voltage have a first level that varies according to time and a second power supply voltage having a second level that varies according to time, the power supply voltage driving unit supplying the first and the second power supply voltages to the plurality of pixels, wherein the power supply voltage driving unit includes: a first resistor connected to a gate of a second transistor for pulling-down the first power supply voltage, and a second resistor connected to a gate of a fourth transistor for pulling-down the second power supply voltage.09-20-2012
20120235972ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY HAVING THRESHOLD VOLTAGE COMPENSATION MECHANISM AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display (OLED) includes a voltage adjustment unit for adjusting a preliminary control voltage according to a second reference voltage, a couple unit for coupling a change of the preliminary control voltage to adjust a control voltage, a driving unit for providing a driving current and a driving voltage according to the control voltage, a first reset unit for resetting the driving voltage according to a first reference voltage, a second reset unit for resetting the control voltage according to the driving voltage, an organic light emitting diode for generating output light according to the driving current, and an emission enable unit for providing a control of furnishing the driving current to the organic light emitting diode. Through the circuit operation of the reset units and the voltage adjustment unit, occurrences of image retention phenomenon and pixel brightness distortion on the OLED screen can be avoided.09-20-2012
20120235971DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display screen, at least one data interface, and a processor. The display screen is configured for showing images. The at least one data interface is configured for receiving image signal from a computer. The processor includes a processing unit, a first power source, and a second power source. The processing unit is configured for checking whether the data interfaces receive image signals and inputting the image signals into the display screen if the data interfaces receive image signals. The first power source is configured for supplying power to the processing unit continuously. The second power source is configured for supplying power to the display screen when the processing unit detects if the data interfaces receive image signals.09-20-2012
20120235970THIN FILM DESICCANT AND METHOD OF FABRICATION - This disclosure provides systems, methods and for providing a desiccant in a MEMS package. A MEMS device may be packaged with a desiccant to provide a moisture-free environment. In order to avoid undesirable effects on the MEMS device, the desiccant may be selected or treated so as to be compatible with a particular MEMS device, for instance, a very thin profile may be desired. A method for covalently bonding zeolite crystals with a substrate is provided such that a layer of zeolite crystals is covalently attached to a substrate surface of the MEMS device package. This bonding includes a change in the chemical structure of the zeolite such that is chemically adhered to the substrate.09-20-2012
20120235969THIN FILM THROUGH-GLASS VIA AND METHODS FOR FORMING SAME - This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus providing electrical connections through glass substrates. In one aspect, a thin film through-glass via including a through-glass via hole and a thin conductive film that conformally coats the sidewalls of the through-glass via hole is provided. A contour of a through-glass via hole may include concave portions that overlap at a midsection of the glass, with the through-glass via hole sidewalls curved inward to form the concave portions. In another aspect, one or more methods of forming through-glass vias are provided. In some implementations, the methods include double-sided processes to form aligned via holes in a glass substrate that together form a contoured through-glass via hole, followed by deposition of a thin continuous film of a conductive material.09-20-2012
20110025666Temperature sensors of displays driver devices and display driver devices - A display driver device and a temperature sensor of a display driver device are provided. The temperature sensor includes a proportional voltage generating unit, and a sensing signal output unit. The proportional voltage generating unit generates a first proportional voltage, which is proportional to a temperature, and a second proportional voltage, which is inversely proportional to the temperature. The sensing signal output unit outputs a sensing signal by amplifying a voltage difference between the first and second proportional voltages. A sensing signal may vary linearly according to the temperature.02-03-2011
20080211799DRIVING MECHANISM FOR THICK LIQUID CRYSTAL CELL - An optimized driving method for thick liquid crystal cavity rap (thick cell) type liquid crystal panel, that is used for common electrode driving of liquid crystal display (LCD) panel, wherein a second DC or AC adjustable-period or tunable power source is applied to drive the common electrode of the LCD panel so as to minimize voltage excursion without having to change signal, and wherein data signals pass through TFT-type data driver, thereby making the work function between the aluminum metallic layer and the electrode of liquid crystal display panel to be near a stable state to avoid quality problems associated with image flickering.09-04-2008
20110032238Pixel circuit and display device - A display device having at least a plurality of pixel circuits, connected to signal lines to which data signals in accordance with luminance information are supplied, arranged in a matrix, wherein pixel circuits of odd number columns and even number columns adjacent sandwiching an axis in a column direction parallel to an arrangement direction of the signal lines have a mirror type circuit arrangement symmetric about the axis of the column direction, and there are lines different from the signal lines between signal lines of adjacent pixel circuits.02-10-2011
20110032236MEASUREMENT APPARATUS - A measurement apparatus includes a display unit, a current detection unit configured to output a detection signal if an increase in a consumption current of the display unit is detected, a plurality of setting units each of which is configured to output an output signal, each of the plurality of setting units changing the output signal if the detection signal is received, and a diagnosis unit configured to receive the output signal, the diagnosis unit diagnosing the increase in the consumption current.02-10-2011
20110032232Pixel Circuit - A pixel driver circuit for active matrix driving of an organic light emitting diode (OLED) comprises a drive transistor having a current path connected to a first voltage supply line at one end and to an OLED at the other end and a gate terminal connected to a storage element connected between gate and source of the drive transistor to memorize a drive signal for the drive transistor under the control of a first switch transistor having a gate connection to a first selection line and a current path connected between gate and drain of the drive transistor, and a second switch transistor having a gate connection to a second selection line, wherein the second switch transistor has a current path connected to the data line at one end and a node at the other end located between the drive transistor and the OLED.02-10-2011
20100149149DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display system includes a media frame assembly and a removable bezel assembly. The removable bezel assembly includes a power harvesting device for producing energy to drive the media frame assembly. Upon coupling the removable bezel assembly to the media frame assembly.06-17-2010
20100265232PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel including an electrode and a driver that supplies a sustain signal to the electrode in a sustain period of a subfield. The driver supplies a first type sustain signal to the electrode when a data load of an input image is a first load and supplies a second type sustain signal to the electrode when the data load of the input image is a second load greater than the first load.10-21-2010
20090115762PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A plasma display device and a method of driving the same. Embodiments of the present invention provide a plasma display device and a method of driving the same with a reduced number of power supplies and improved performance. During a reset period, a voltage that gradually increases to two times as much as the sustain voltage is applied to a scan electrode, the sustain electrode is electrically floated during a period of the reset period when the voltage of the scan electrode is gradually decreased. A reference voltage is applied to a plurality of scan electrodes to which a scan voltage is not applied during an address period, as a non-scan voltage.05-07-2009
20120200551DRIVING METHOD FOR REDUCING IMAGE STICKING - A driving method with reducing image sticking effect is disclosed. The driving method includes applying a voltage on the data lines for trapping impurities crossing the data lines and lowering the degree of the image sticking effect, and applying different asymmetric waveforms to different data lines for trapping impurities crossing the data lines and lowering the degree of the image sticking effect.08-09-2012
20110037751PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A plasma display device is disclosed. The plasma display device includes a driver circuit configured to apply signals to the array of the display, where the driver circuit receives a power signal which is about half the voltage of the signals.02-17-2011
20120327055DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND DRIVE CONTROL METHOD FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A display apparatus includes a display device that has a memory property to maintain its display state even after a drive applied to the display device is removed; a detection circuit configured to detect a capacitance exhibited by the display device; an adjustment circuit configured to make an adjustment of a driving condition for the display device, based on the capacitance of the display device detected by the detection circuit when the display device is in a display state that is set by driving the display device under a predetermined driving condition; and a storing circuit configured to store a capacitance of the display device and a driving condition for the display device that are used in a previous adjustment, wherein the adjustment circuit changes an adjustment sequence in accordance with a difference between the capacitance detected by the detection circuit, and the capacitance stored in the storing circuit.12-27-2012
20120098812ELECTRO-WETTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An electro-wetting display device includes a polar fluid layer, a pixel electrode, a non-polar black fluid layer, a driving electrode, and a color fluid layer. The non-polar black fluid is deformed by a voltage difference between a voltage applied to the pixel electrode and a voltage applied to the polar fluid layer. the non-polar color fluid is deformed by a voltage difference between a voltage applied to the driving electrode and a voltage applied to the polar fluid layer. The driving electrode receives a voltage having a voltage level varied according to a display mode.04-26-2012
20100201672PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel having an electrode, a driver, and a first circuit protection unit. The driver supplies the electrode with at least one of a bias voltage, a reference voltage of the bias voltage, a sustain voltage, and a reference voltage of the sustain voltage. The first circuit protection unit allows the bias voltage to be supplied and allows the supply of the reference voltage of the bias voltage to be terminated in a first malfunction mode where the bias voltage and the reference voltage of the bias voltage are simultaneously supplied.08-12-2010
20100033459PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A stable address discharge is generated and number of unlit cells is decreased without heightening the voltage necessary for generating an address discharge. For this purpose, the device includes a plasma display panel and a driving circuit for driving the plasma display panel, in which the driving circuit drives the plasma display panel having a sub-field group formed of two or more continuous sub-fields for controlling addressing provided in one field period, so as not to generate sustain discharge in the discharge cell not causing sustain discharge and also in the subsequent sub-fields, the discharge cell is initialized by applying a ramp waveform voltage descending gently to the scan electrode, the lowest voltage of the ramp waveform voltage of the sub-field included in the sub-field group is made different from the lowest voltage of the ramp waveform voltage of the sub-field not included in the sub-field group.02-11-2010
20110141094VOLTAGE GENERATING SYSTEM - A voltage generating system applied to a display driving apparatus is disclosed, which is capable of changing a time point at which a signal of a pixel electrode and a signal of a common electrode perform polarity inversion according to a first sequence, so as to adjust the frequency of an AC common voltage dynamically. Therefore, the noise frequency caused by the transition of the AC common voltage is dispersed, and the energy of audio-frequency noises and high-frequency noises is reduced.06-16-2011
20110141086ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An electrophoretic display with threshold voltage drift compensation functionality includes a gate driving circuit, a data driving circuit, a controller and a pixel array. The gate driving circuit provides plural gate signals according to a scan control signal. The data driving circuit provides plural data signals according to a data control signal. The controller is employed to provide the scan control signal and the data control signal. The pixel array is utilized for displaying images according to the gate signals and the data signals. Each of the gate signals includes a writing enable pulse for enabling write operations of the data signals during a writing period. And during a compensation period, each of the gate signals includes a compensation pulse for performing threshold voltage drift compensation operations on the data switches of the pixel array, and the data signals are set to hold a common voltage.06-16-2011
20110141090LOCAL DIMMING DRIVING METHOD AND DEVICE OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - Disclosed herein is a local dimming driving method and device of an LCD device, which is capable of compensating for a luminance deviation between blocks. The local dimming driving method of the LCD device includes divisionally driving all of a plurality of blocks of a backlight unit using a maximum luminance signal and measuring luminance per block, setting one of the plurality of blocks as a reference block, detecting luminance deviations between the reference block and the residual blocks, and setting an offset value per block for compensating for the detected luminance deviations per block, analyzing an input image in units of blocks corresponding to the plurality of blocks of a backlight unit respectively, detecting a representative value per block, and determining a dimming value per block according to the representative value per block, correcting the dimming value per block using the offset value per block, and controlling the luminance of the backlight unit on a block-by-block basis using the corrected dimming value per block.06-16-2011
20100245315Driving Circuit for Display Panel - The present invention relates to a driving circuit for a display panel, and comprises a switching module, a buffer circuit, and a plurality of resistive devices. The switching module is coupled to a first power supply and a second power supply. The voltage of the first power supply is smaller than that of the second power supply. The buffer circuit is coupled to the switching module, and is used for buffering a data signal and producing a buffer signal. The plurality of resistive devices is connected in series and coupled to the buffer circuit, and produces a plurality of driving signals between the plurality of resistive devices according to the buffer signal. The driving circuit switches between the first power supply and second power supply sequentially to supply power to the buffer circuit. Thereby, one of the plurality of driving signals charges a capacitor of the display panel for saving power of the driving circuit. Accordingly, the power of the display can be saved.09-30-2010
20110279432METHOD OF CONTROLLING DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND CONTROL DEVICE FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a method of controlling a display device in which a write operation for changing a display state of one pixel is performed by performing a plurality of operations of applying a driving voltage. The method includes determining whether a previous write operation is currently performed for the one pixel in a case where a new write operation is determined to be required and starting the new write operation for the one pixel in a case where the write operation for the one pixel is determined not to be currently performed in the determining of whether a previous write operation is currently performed, and continuing the write operation that is currently performed and starting the new write operation for the one pixel after completion of the previous write operation in a case where the write operation is determined to be currently performed for the one pixel.11-17-2011
20110279431LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display apparatus and a method of driving the liquid crystal display apparatus, which commonly boosts pixels of a first group and commonly boosts pixels of a second group. The liquid crystal display apparatus includes a first group of pixels for displaying an image and a second group of pixels for displaying an image. Each pixel of the first and second groups includes a storage capacitor for storing a data voltage. The liquid crystal display apparatus further includes a first storage common voltage line connected to storage capacitors of the pixels of the first group of pixels, a second storage common voltage line connected to storage capacitors of the pixels of the second group of pixels. A first storage common voltage is supplied to the pixels of the first group through the first storage common voltage line, and a second storage common voltage is supplied to the pixels of the second group through the second storage common voltage line.11-17-2011
20110292016Liquid crystal display device with decreased power consumption - The present invention relates to enhancing low power consumption of a display device having a SRAM. The display device includes a drive circuit receiving video data; video lines connected the drive circuit; and pixels connected to the video signals. The drive circuit includes a memory storing the video data in memory cells. Each memory cell includes a first inverter with input and output terminals connected to first and second nodes, respectively. A second inverter has output and input terminals connected to the first and second nodes, respectively. A First and second transistors between a first data line and the first node each have a control terminal connected to a first word line or a third word line, respectively. Third and fourth transistors between a second data line and the second node each have a control terminal connected to a second word line or a fourth word line, respectively.12-01-2011
20100171733IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD FOR AN IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM FOR AN IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - It is aimed to provide a technology capable of stabilizing light-emitting luminance of an image display device. In order to achieve the above-mentioned object, an image display device includes a pixel circuit including a light-emitting element, a recognizing portion which recognizes a predicted value of a parameter on driving of the pixel circuit based on image data, and an obtaining portion which obtains an actually-measured value of the parameter while causing the light-emitting element to emit light in accordance with the image data. This image display device further includes a comparing portion which compares the predicted value and the actually-measured value with each other, and a control portion which controls a power supply voltage applied to the pixel circuit in accordance with a comparison result of the comparing portion. The control portion increases/decreases, in response to a fact that the actually-measured value falls outside a first reference range with the predicted value being as a reference, the power supply voltage so that the actually-measured value is included in a second reference range which is within the first reference range and is narrower than the first reference range, and stops the increase/decrease of the power supply voltage in a case where a relationship in which the actually-measured value is included in the second reference range is satisfied. Note that the control portion may be provided outside the image display device.07-08-2010
20100171731Source driver and drive method - A source driver according to an aspect of the present invention includes a vertical line counter that detects the number of pixels of a display panel in a vertical direction by a display signal used for display operation in the display panel, a bias circuit that adjusts bias current in accordance with the number of pixels that is detected by the vertical line counter, and a source amplifier that is supplied with the bias current that is adjusted by the bias circuit, the source amplifier outputting voltage to the display panel.07-08-2010
20100171730DISPLAY - A display (A) includes a light source unit (07-08-2010
20100171729Display Module and LCD Having the Same - An embodiment provides a display module comprising: a first substrate comprising a red filter, a green filter, a blue filter, and a white filter; a second substrate disposed facing the first substrate and comprising a first switching device and a first transparent electrode being formed corresponding to a position where the red filter is disposed, a second switching device and a second transparent electrode being formed corresponding to a position where the green filter is disposed, a third switching device and a third transparent electrode being formed corresponding to a position where the blue filter is disposed, and a fourth switching device and a reflective part being formed corresponding to a position where the white filter is disposed; and a liquid crystal layer formed between the first substrate and the second substrate.07-08-2010
20100171728Gate Drive Circuit and Display Apparatus Having the Same - A gate drive circuit includes a plurality of stages connected one after another to each other. Each of the stages includes a charging section, a driving section, a discharging section, a holding section and a holding control section. The driving section pulls up a high level of a first clock signal to output a gate signal. The discharging section discharges a voltage potential of a first node to a first off-voltage. The holding section holds a voltage potential of the first node to the first off-voltage. The holding control section receives the first clock signal and a second clock signal. The holding control section holds a voltage potential of the holding section to a second off-voltage through a second node in accordance with the second clock signal to prevent floating of the holding section.07-08-2010
20130162615ADAPTER - A display adapter includes first and second conversion circuits, a switch unit, and a video graphics array (VGA) interface. The first conversion circuit includes a digital to analog (D/A) converter and a coupler. The second conversion circuit includes an analog to digital (A/D) converter and a decoupler. When the switch unit connects the first conversion circuit to the VGA interface, the D/A converter converts a digital signals representing VGA data into a first analog form data for coupling with a first alternating current (AC) voltage. When the switch unit connects the second conversion circuit to the VGA interface, the decoupler decouples and separates a second analog form data into the second analog form data. The A/D converter converts the second analog form data into digital signals representing VGA data, and outputs the digital signals representing VGA data to the VGA interface for use by another VGA display device.06-27-2013
20110310079Pixel Circuit And Display Apparatus Including The Same - A pixel circuit includes a first transistor that supplies a data signal to a first node in response to a scan signal. The pixel circuit may also include a capacitor that is connected between the first node and a ground voltage and a detecting unit that is connected in parallel with the capacitor. More so, the detecting unit may change a voltage of the first node by being activated in response to a mode signal. Also, the detecting unit may have resistance that varies according to an external stimulus. The pixel circuit may also include a second transistor that is complementarily activated with respect to the detecting unit in response to the mode signal, and that provides a voltage of the first node.12-22-2011
20110279429DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a driver circuit monolithically integrated in a display panel. The display panel has a plurality of pixel units and signal lines; and a driver circuit including a first circuit element and a second circuit element integrally formed on the display panel and electrically connected to each other, wherein patterning density of the first circuit element and patterning density of the second circuit element would be substantially different from each other if the first and second circuit elements were laid out as concentrated individual circuit elements, but where the driver layout includes at least two spaced apart first circuit element regions over which the first circuit element is distributively formed and the driver layout includes an interposed second circuit element region in which at least part of the second circuit element is formed.11-17-2011
20130009931ELECTROPHORESIS DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD - Discussed is an electrophoresis display device. The electrophoresis display device includes a plurality of gate lines and data lines formed to intersect each other, a gate driving circuit supplying a scan pulse to the gate lines, a data driving circuit respectively supplying a plurality of data voltages to the data lines, a plurality of first ESD circuits respectively connected to one sides of the gate lines, a plurality of second ESD circuits respectively connected to the other sides of the gate lines, and a plurality of third ESD circuits respectively connected to the data lines. First terminals of the first ESD circuits are respectively connected to the gate lines, and second terminals of the first ESD circuits are connected to a gate low voltage (VGL) terminal of the gate driving circuit.01-10-2013
20090309861POWER SUPPLY AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A power supply and a plasma display device having the power supply is disclosed. The power supply reduces power used in a power factor correction unit and a DC converter by distributing the total power of the power supply between the power factor correction unit and the DC converter.12-17-2009
20110273417GATE SHIFT REGISTER AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A gate shift register and a display device using the same are disclosed. The gate shift register includes a plurality of stages that receive a plurality of gate shift clocks and sequentially output a scan pulse. A k-th stage of the plurality of stages includes a scan direction controller for converting a shift direction of the scan pulse in response to carry signals of previous stages input through first and second input terminals and carry signals of next stages input through third and fourth input terminals, a node controller for controlling charging and discharge operations of each of Q1, Q2, QB1, and QB2 nodes, a floating prevention unit for applying a low potential voltage to a gate electrode of a discharge TFT based on a voltage of the QB1 node or the QB2 node, and an output unit for outputting first and second scan pulses.11-10-2011
20110298771Display Driving Circuit - A display driving circuit is provided. The display driving circuit, in which a gate driver shifting and outputting an input signal is embedded, includes an input portion receiving a pulse input signal consisting of a high-level signal and a low-level signal and transferring the pulse input signal to a boosting node, an inverter portion connected with the input portion, and inverting the pulse input signal to output the inverted signal, and a pull-up/pull-down portion consisting of a pull-up portion connected to the input portion, receiving a boosting voltage from the boosting node, and outputting a pull-up output signal, and a pull-down portion connected to the inverter portion, receiving the inverted signal, and outputting a pull-down output signal. Here, the inverter portion outputs a signal having a lower level than the low-level signal for a predetermined time period in which the pull-up output signal is output. Accordingly, the display driving circuit exhibits excellent output characteristics due to improved performance and also has excellent reliability.12-08-2011
20110285687LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - To reduce the amplitude voltage of a scan signal of a scan line in common inversion driving. A liquid crystal display device includes a first transistor including a gate electrically connected to a first scan line, a first terminal electrically connected to a signal line, and a second terminal electrically connected to a first electrode of a liquid crystal element, and a second transistor including a gate electrically connected to a second scan line, a first terminal electrically connected to the signal line, and a second terminal electrically connected to a second electrode of the liquid crystal element. The signal line supplies a video signal for the inversion driving of the liquid crystal element to the first electrode through the first transistor and a common potential for the inversion driving of the liquid crystal element to the second electrode through the second transistor.11-24-2011
20090207158DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes a light emitting element to emit light having an intensity that varies depending on a magnitude of a driving current, a capacitor connected between a first node and a second node, a driving transistor having an input terminal connected to a first voltage, an output terminal, and a control terminal connected to the second node, a first switching unit to connect a data voltage and a second voltage to the first node, a second switching unit to switch a connection between the second voltage and the second node, a third switching unit to connect the second node and the light emitting element to the output terminal of the driving transistor, and a fourth switching unit to switch a connection between the control terminal and the input terminal of the driving transistor.08-20-2009
20110074757PIXEL CIRCUIT AND ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - A pixel circuit for an organic light emitting display includes: a fourth NMOS transistor including a gate electrode coupled to a first scan line, and a first electrode coupled to a first node; a storage capacitor coupled between the first node and a second node; a third NMOS transistor including a gate electrode coupled to a second scan line, and a first electrode coupled to a data line; a second NMOS transistor including a first electrode coupled to a second electrode of the third NMOS transistor, and a gate electrode and a second electrode coupled to the first node; a fifth NMOS transistor including a gate electrode coupled to an emission control line, and a first electrode coupled to a first power source; an organic light emitting diode (OLED) comprising an anode coupled to the second node; and a first NMOS transistor for providing a driving current to the OLED.03-31-2011
20110285689DISPLAY APPARATUS - In a display apparatus, a first display substrate includes a common electrode to which a common voltage is applied. A second display substrate facing the first display substrate includes a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode. The first and second pixel electrodes formed in one pixel region are spaced apart from and insulated from each other. A first data voltage having a first polarity with reference to the common voltage is applied to the first pixel electrode, and a second data voltage having a second polarity different from the first polarity with reference to the common voltage is applied to the second pixel electrode. Thus, a fringe field is formed between the first and second display substrates and a lateral field is formed in the second display substrate, thereby improving a transmittance and a response speed of the display apparatus.11-24-2011
20110285688LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a liquid crystal display device, amplitude voltage of an image signal written into a signal line can be decreased. A liquid crystal display device in which frame inversion driving is performed includes pixels each including a liquid crystal element and a transistor that controls voltage applied to a first electrode of the liquid crystal element. A scan line is electrically connected to gates of transistors in pixels in a corresponding row. A common line is electrically connected to second electrodes of liquid crystal elements in pixels in the corresponding row. In a first frame period, a first potential is sequentially supplied to the common lines in synchronization with sequential selection of the scan lines. In a second frame period adjacent to the first frame period, a second potential different from the first potential is sequentially supplied to the common lines in synchronization with sequential selection of the scan lines.11-24-2011
20120105418LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device with excellent display performance which has a high pixel aperture design and can avoid alignment disorder of liquid crystal molecules and improve image roughness. The liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes: a liquid crystal layer between a thin film transistor array substrate and an opposed substrate; and at least one electrode for applying a voltage to the liquid crystal layer. The thin film transistor array substrate includes: a transparent substrate; source lines and gate lines running in longitudinal and transverse directions, respectively, on a main surface of the transparent substrate; a conductive portion in a pixel defined by the source lines and the gate lines; and an insulating film covering the conductive part, and is provided with a contact hole electrically connecting an electrode on the thin film transistor array substrate among the at least one electrode and the conductive part through the insulating film. The opposed substrate comprising a protrusion extending from one end to an other end of the pixel. The at least one electrode is provided with at least one slit between the contact hole and a boundary of the pixel as viewed from a direction of a normal to surfaces of the substrate.05-03-2012
20120105415LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE - Power consumption required for charging and discharging a source signal line is reduced in an active matrix EL display device. A bipolar transistor (Bi05-03-2012
20110285686IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes: a first insulating substrate provided with a cathode and a through hole; a second insulating substrate provided with an anode to which a voltage for accelerating the electron emitted from the cathode is applied; a voltage application structure connected to the anode through the through hole, configured to apply the voltage to the anode; and a first potential regulation structure that is provided in such a manner to enclose the through hole on a first face of the first insulating substrate and regulated at a lower potential than that of the anode. A second potential regulation structure that is in contact with a wall surface constituting the through hole therein and regulates a potential of a contact portion with the wall surface at a voltage same as that of the voltage application structure.11-24-2011
20110285684Low Power Consumption Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays - Techniques are provided to drive a normally white or mixed mode LCD with low voltages and low power consumption. A sub-pixel in the LCD may comprise a reflective part and a transmissive part. The cell gap for a liquid crystal layer in the sub-pixel may provide at least a half-wave phase retardation. A driving voltage range with a maximum voltage at a low value may be used to drive the reflective part and the transmissive part of the sub-pixel to various levels of brightness.11-24-2011
20110298772LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DEVICE - A liquid crystal display panel of at least one embodiment of the present invention is a liquid crystal display panel of an active matrix type, increasing a voltage applied to liquid crystals by applying a voltage to each storage capacitor line connected to a storage capacitor in each of pixels, the voltage applied to the liquid crystals being increased when an image is to be displayed, the pixels being connected to the each storage capacitor line in such a manner that a plurality of pixels of one specific primary color are connected to a specific storage capacitor line, the plurality of pixels of the one specific primary color being in a horizontal row of a display region of the liquid crystal display panel, the plurality of pixels each being connected to the specific storage capacitor line via the storage capacitor, the pixels each including a drain electrode of a switching element to which a voltage is applied, the voltage applied to the drain electrode taking a value in accordance with an effective voltage to be applied to the storage capacitor, the value corresponding to the specific one primary color of each of the pixels including the storage capacitor. This makes it possible to prevent deterioration in display quality of a display image, in the liquid crystal display panel which is configured to apply a voltage to the storage capacitor in each of the pixels so as to increase a voltage applied to the liquid crystals.12-08-2011
20110298777OUTPUT CIRCUIT, DATA DRIVER CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An output circuit includes a differential input stage, an output amplifier stage, a current control circuit; an input terminal, an output terminal. The current control circuit includes a first circuit that includes a second current source connected between a first power supply terminal and the second current mirror, and exercises control of switching between activating the second current source to couple a current from the second current source to a current on an input side of the first current mirror, and deactivating the second current source, depending on whether or not the input voltage is higher by more than a first preset value than the output voltage; and a second circuit that includes a third current source connected between the second power supply terminal and the first current mirror, and exercises control of switching between activating the third current source to couple a current from the third current source to a current on an input side of the second current mirror, and deactivating the third current source, depending on whether or not the input voltage is lower by more than a second preset value than the output voltage.12-08-2011
20110298773DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING SAME - An output stage of a common electrode driving circuit includes a plurality of sub-output stages each of which is capable of supplying a voltage to a common electrode, wherein each supply period of a common electrode potential of each polarity is divided into a plurality of partial periods, a voltage is supplied to the common electrode during each of the plurality of partial periods by one or more sub-output stages selected for said each of the plurality of partial periods, and overall load driving capability of an initial sub-output stage constituted by the one or more sub-output stages selected during a partial period including start of an operation of polarity inversion of the common electrode potential is smaller than overall load driving capability of a final sub-output stage constituted by one or more sub-output stages selected during a partial period in which a finally attained potential of the common electrode potential of each polarity is supplied.12-08-2011
20120098813LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display comprises: a first data drive circuit that supplies a data voltage to data lines present in a first portion and a third portion on the screen of a liquid crystal display panel in response to a first source output enable signal; and a second data drive circuit that supplies the data voltage to data lines present in a second portion and a fourth portion on the screen of the liquid crystal display panel in response to a second source output enable signal. The first source output enable signal controls the data voltage output timing and charge sharing timing of the first data drive circuit. The second source output signal controls the data output timing and charge sharing timing of the second data drive circuit in a different way from the first data drive circuit.04-26-2012
20120098810DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR PIXELS OF AN ACTIVE MATRIX ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING PIXELS OF AN ACTIVE MATRIX ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY - A method for driving pixels of an active matrix organic light-emitting diode display is disclosed. The method includes charging a first terminal and a second terminal of a first capacitor with a reference voltage and a reset voltage respectively, and turning on a third switch simultaneously, floating the second terminal of the first capacitor, charging the first terminal of the first capacitor according to a data voltage, floating the first terminal of the first capacitor and turning on the third switch. Thus, determine a driving current independent of process variances of the N-type thin film transistor and a voltage drop of an OLED according to a difference voltage across the first capacitor.04-26-2012
20120098809Icon Organic Light Emitting Diode Display with High Uniformity and Increased Brightness - An icon organic light emitting diode (OLED) display with high uniformity and increased brightness has a driving module, an OLED display module and multiple power control modules. The driving module is connected to the power control modules. The power control modules generate multiple direct current (DC) powers. The OLED display module has multiple OLED units having multiple non-identical shapes and sizes. Each OLED unit is driven by one DC power based on the shape and size of the OLED unit. The OLED units with different sizes and shapes are driven respectively by proper DC powers, thus increased brightness and high uniformity of the OLED display is achieved.04-26-2012
20090201280Image display system - The present invention provides an image display system that includes a charge pump circuit. The charge pump circuit further includes a first inverter, a first switch, and a capacitor. The first inverter has a first input terminal and a first output terminal. The first input terminal receives a first clock signal with a first voltage swing and the first output terminal outputs the first inverse clock signal by inversely converting the phase of the first clock signal. The first switch has a first switch input terminal, a first control terminal and a first switch output terminal. The first input terminal receives an input voltage. The first control terminal is coupled to the first output terminal and controls the first switch according to the first inverse clock voltage signal. A terminal of the capacitor receives a second clock signal with a second voltage swing and the other terminal of the first capacitor is coupled to the first switch output terminal to provide the first output voltage.08-13-2009
20090201279PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a plasma display device including a plasma display panel having a plurality of first and second electrodes extending in the horizontal direction and a plurality of third electrodes extending in the vertical direction, and first electrode driving circuit substrates to supply voltage to the first electrodes, in which center lines in the vertical direction of the first electrode driving circuit substrates are below a center line in the vertical direction of the plasma display panel.08-13-2009
20110292018LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An area control section individually sets illumination intensity (light control value) of each backlight cell corresponding to each area of the display screen. A spatial filter corrects the light control values so that spatial distribution of the light control values becomes more moderate between adjoining areas. A black area control section sets the minimum value of the light control value based on a “black area” in the screen. A power control section corrects the light control values so that power consumption of the backlight does not exceed a limit value. A shading control section corrects the light control values to relatively lower brightness in the peripheral part of the screen compared to the central part of the screen. A micro-controller switches the operations of the above light control value correcting sections according to an image display mode selected by the user.12-01-2011
20110292013ELECTRONIC BOOK - An electronic book includes a main body and an attached flexible hose lamp.12-01-2011
20110298774DISPLAY APPARATUS - An LUT fixedly stores correction values to compensate for a pull-in voltage in pixels in a liquid crystal panel. In at least one example embodiment, the display control unit outputs an input video signal Xa, a video signal Xp of a previous frame read from a frame memory, and a pixel polarity indicating a polarity of a pixel applied voltage on the pixel basis, and outputs a correction value read from the LUT to a data line driving circuit as a video signal Xb after correction. The data line driving circuit performs alternate current driving, based on the video signal Xb after correction. The LUT stores different correction values between when a positive polarity voltage is applied and when a negative polarity voltage is applied, for at least a part of combinations of values of the input video signal Xa and the video signal Xp of the previous frame. This can reduce a difference in response speed between when the positive polarity voltage is applied and when the negative polarity voltage is applied, thereby enhancing display quality.12-08-2011
20110292021LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING SAME - In a liquid crystal display device which uses an electric field whereby a sufficient reset effect or sufficient overdrive effect is obtained at a lower-limit temperature at which the device is used, but which does not produce bounce at normal temperatures, the electric field applied has an intensity greater than that of an electric field at which a 99% response is obtained, and less than that of an electric field at which a 99.9% response is obtained, between a white image and a black image at the lower-limit temperature at which the device is used. Alternatively, the electric field applied has an intensity greater than that of an electric field at which average tilt angle of the liquid crystal exceeds 81 degrees, and at which average tilt angle does not exceed 85 degrees.12-01-2011
20110292019IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is an image display device including: a pixel circuit; a power supply line; a data line for supplying a data signal to the pixel circuit; and a current path control unit. The pixel circuit includes: a light emitting element; a drive transistor for controlling a current flowing to the light emitting element; a storage capacitor provided between the data line and a gate electrode of the drive transistor, for storing a potential difference; and a data line connection switch for connecting one end of the storage capacitor on the gate electrode side of the drive transistor and the data line. Before the data line supplies the data signal, the data line connection switch is turned ON, and the current path control unit interrupts a current path from the power supply line to the one end of the storage capacitor.12-01-2011
20110292017DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THEREOF - A display is disclosed. The display includes electrodes in an edge region of the panels to which AC voltages are applied to reduce the effects of ionic particles.12-01-2011
20110292015ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE WITH PIXEL AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A pixel operating in a concurrent (or simultaneous) emission method includes: an organic light emitting diode; a second transistor for controlling an amount of current flowing to a second power supply through the organic light emitting diode from a first power supply, the first power supply being coupled to a first electrode of the second transistor; a first transistor coupled between a data line and a gate electrode of the second transistor; a first capacitor coupled between a second electrode of the first transistor and the first power supply; and a fourth transistor coupled between a second electrode of the second transistor and the organic light emitting diode, wherein the first transistor and the fourth transistor are configured to be turned on during a period when the first capacitor is charged with a voltage corresponding to a data signal.12-01-2011
20110292020DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD - A display device and method are provided. The display device includes a timing controller configured to insert a clock between data and transmit the data in which the clock has been inserted, transmission lines configured to transfer the data in which the clock has been inserted, and data driver integrated circuits (ICs) configured to receive the data in which the clock has been inserted, separate the clock from the data, and drive data lines of a liquid crystal panel on the basis of the clock and the data. The timing controller includes a phase-locked loop (PLL) including an oscillator and an inductor-capacitor (LC) resonant circuit, and a reset signal generator configured to generate a reset signal causing the PLL to start coarse frequency tuning when initial power is applied or a frequency of an applied input clock changes.12-01-2011
20110169805ELECTRIC OPTICAL APPARATUS, DRIVING METHOD THEREOF AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electric optical apparatus including a display section in which an electric optical material is pinched between a pair of substrates and a plurality of pixels is arranged, wherein the display section is provided with a scanning line, a data line and a power-supply line that are connected to each of the pixels, and each of the pixels is provided with a pixel electrode, a driving transistor that is connected between the pixel electrode and the power-supply line, a capacitance for modulation that is connected between a gate of the driving transistor and the data line, a maintenance capacitance that connects one side electrode to the gate of the driving transistor, and a transistor for correction that is connected to a diode and in which one side terminal thereof is connected to the gate of the driving transistor.07-14-2011
20090167742Display Device Driving Circuit, Data Signal Line Driving Circuit, and Display Device - In one embodiment of the present invention, a driving circuit is disclosed of a display device, a connection and disconnection section is provided between an output of an analog amplifier circuit and an input of a digital circuit. The connection and disconnection section breaks an electrical connection between the output of the analog amplifier circuit and the input of the digital circuit until an output voltage of the analog amplifier circuit rises to a target DC level, and makes an electrical connection between the output of the analog amplifier circuit and the input of the digital circuit after the output voltage of the analog amplifier circuit has risen to the target DC level.07-02-2009
20100220090BACKGROUND PLATEAU MANIPULATION FOR DISPLAY DEVICE POWER CONSERVATION - Described herein are systems and methods that that reduce power consumption for an electronics device that includes a display. The power conservation systems and methods alter background video information not needed for interactive use when a user returns to a display after some period of inactivity. Power conservation also preserves video information for one or more graphical user interface items. Preserving a graphics item maintains a person's ability to detect the graphical user interface item, and return to it at a later time, even though the background video information has been altered to conserver power.09-02-2010
20100103155MULTI-FUNCTIONAL INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND SOURCE DRIVER HAVING THE SAME - Disclosed are a multi-functional integrated circuit and a source driver having the same. The integrated circuit (IC) chip includes: a first high-voltage transistor configured to precharge a storage node in response to a first control signal; a decoding unit configured to decode a plurality of input signals to output the decoded signal to the storage node; and a second high-voltage transistor configured to transfer an output of the decoding unit to the storage node in response to a second control signal.04-29-2010
20100091001Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same - A pixel capable of preventing abnormal light emission thereof. A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode coupled between a first power source and a second power source; a pixel circuit unit having a driving transistor coupled between the first power source and the organic light emitting diode to supply driving current to the organic light emitting diode during a light emitting period; and a bypass unit coupled between the pixel circuit unit and a bias power source, the bypass unit being turned on during a non-light emitting period in which the driving transistor is turned off.04-15-2010
20100091002Switching circuit, DC-DC converter and display driver integrated circuit including the same - A switching circuit and a DC-DC converter including the same are provided. The switching circuit includes an output terminal, a plurality of input terminals, and a plurality of switches configured to selectively connect the plurality of input terminals to the output terminal. The plurality of switches include a first switch directly connected to the output terminal and a plurality of second switches connecting the plurality of input terminals to the first switch. The first switch is implemented using a high-voltage transistor. Each of the second switches is implemented using a low-voltage transistor. A gate of the high-voltage transistor is at least two times longer than a gate of the low-voltage transistor. The DC-DC converter increases or decreases a signal selected from among a plurality of input signals input through the input terminals by a predetermined voltage level. Most of switches in the switching circuit are implemented using low-voltage transistors, thereby decreasing the area of the switching circuit.04-15-2010
20100091003DRIVING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY - A driving device of an electrophoretic display panel having a common electrode and a plurality of divided electrodes disposed opposite to the common electrode includes: a first driving circuit that outputs a plurality of voltages corresponding to a plurality of voltage data supplied as a series of data and supplies the plurality of voltages to the plurality of divided electrodes; and a second driving circuit that outputs a voltage corresponding to supplied data and supplies the voltage to the common electrode.04-15-2010
20090167743DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME - A display device having a plurality of pixels, each pixel includes a light-emitting element, a storage capacitor, a driving transistor, a first switching transistor which supplies a data voltage to the storage capacitor in response to an on-voltage of a scanning signal, a second switching transistor which diode-connects the driving transistor in response to an on-voltage of a compensation signal, and a third switching transistor which supplies a driving voltage to the driving transistor in response to an on-voltage of a light emitting signal. The storage capacitor stores a control voltage depending on a threshold voltage of the driving transistor when the driving transistor is diode-connected, transmits the control voltage and the data voltage to the control terminal of the driving transistor, and a period in which the compensation signal is in an on-voltage state is longer than a period in which the scanning signal is in an on-voltage state.07-02-2009
20090167741FLAT PANEL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A flat panel display including a glass substrate, a source driving unit and a gate driving unit is provided. An n07-02-2009
20080273024Display Device and Driving Method Thereof - The present invention comprises pixels each configured by a switching element and a light-emitting element, and a plurality of source signal lines for one pixel column. An input terminal of the switching element is connected to any one of the plurality of source signal lines and an output terminal of the switching element is connected to the light-emitting element so as to enable a light emission when the switching element is turned ON. Pixels in plurality of rows emit light simultaneously, so that a longer light emission time can be realized. It can make the lifetime of an element longer and the power consumption lower.11-06-2008
20110205214DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, a partition electrode, a luminescent layer and a voltage source. The luminescent layer includes a luminescent material emitting light rays due to an electrochemical oxidation or reduction reaction thereof. The voltage source is configured to generate a driving voltage between the first and second electrodes so as to apply first and second potentials, wherein the first and second potentials are maintained at one and opposite polarities in respect to the reference potential during a predetermined segment period respectively and are periodically reversed, each of the first and second potentials is changed first to second absolute levels during the predetermined segment period, the second absolute potential is determined depending on the gradation of input image data, and the first absolute potential is higher than the second absolute potential.08-25-2011
20090167746LCD DRIVER IC AND METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - Disclosed is an LCD driver IC including: a POR (Power On Reset) circuit; and a counter, which receives a signal from the POR circuit to delay time and releases a RESETB of the POR circuit after power of a gate driver IC is stabilized.07-02-2009
20100033466DISPLAY DRIVING DEVICE, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display driving device includes an output circuit that drives display elements. The output circuit includes a bias circuit, an amplifier stage and an output stage. The bias circuit generates bias signals that include constant-current-control signals of a first bias signal and a second bias signal of the same polarity. The first and second bias signals are short circuited by a vertical line in the bias circuit and the vertical line is shielded. The amplifier stage is formed in a first well and constant-current-controlled by the first bias signal to amplify an input display signal. The output stage is formed in a second well. The first and second wells are formed separately in a semiconductor substrate. The output stage is constant-current-controlled by the second bias signal and supplies an output signal of the amplifier stage to the display element.02-11-2010
20100033462Display panel module, semiconductor integrated circuit, driving method of pixel array section, and electronic device - A display panel module includes: a pixel array section in which a sub-pixel formed by a self-luminous element of a current-driven type and a pixel circuit configured to drive and control the self-luminous element is arranged in a form of a matrix; a signal line driving section configured to drive a signal line; a writing control line driving section configured to control writing of a potential appearing in the signal line to the sub-pixel; and a power supply controlling section configured to control supply of driving power to the sub-pixel and stop of the supply of the driving power; wherein when either of a two-dimensional image and a three-dimensional image is displayed, the signal line driving section, the writing control line driving section, and the power supply controlling section operate in common driving timing set such that display periods of adjacent frames do not overlap each other.02-11-2010
20100033458Buffer circuit having voltage switching function, and liquid crystal display device - In one embodiment of the invention, a capacitor is provided between a node and a negative-side input terminal of a differential amplifier. A switch SW02-11-2010
20090219271ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT READER SYSTEM - We describe an electronic document reader system for viewing electronic documents, in which the electronic documents are viewable on a removable electronic document reader display that is useable whilst removed from an electronic document reader display holder. The system comprises: a removable non-volatile display for viewing electronic documents thereon, the display having a display portion on which electronic documents are viewable; a display holder for receiving the removable display, the display holder comprising a back, and an open front shaped to receive the removable display, each of the display and the holder having an electrical interface, wherein, when the removable display is received in the open front, the removable display and holder form an electrically connected combined unit to enable the display to receive document data from the holder for display, and wherein the removable display is useable to read electronic documents when removed from the display holder.09-03-2009
20100033465Display Device with Secure Matrix Screen - The technical field of the invention is that of secure display devices. The latter comprise at least one matrix screen, electronics for controlling the screen, a fault-detection circuit and electronic means for managing the display device, the screen consisting of pixels placed in lines and in columns, the lines of pixels being controlled by an electronic “drivers” card comprising electronic means arranged so as to generate a first electronic signal representative of the correct or incorrect operation of the said electronic “drivers” card, the fault-detection circuit arranged so as to generate, from the first signal, a second signal processed by the electronic means for managing the display device. The display device according to the invention comprises an analogue circuit for electronic quenching of the image controlled by the fault-detection circuit so that, when the first electronic signal is representative of the incorrect operation of the card, the analogue quenching circuit causes the erasure of the image on the screen, the screen then being uniformly monochrome. It is possible, for this purpose, to act on the control voltage of the counter-electrode.02-11-2010
20100033463Operational amplifier circuit and display panel driving apparatus - An operational amplifier circuit includes: an input stage for generating an internal current corresponding to a potential difference between inverting and non-inverting input terminals; and an output stage for driving an output terminal in response to the internal current. The output terminal includes: a floating current source through which the internal current flows; a PMOS transistor for driving the output terminal corresponding to a potential of a first terminal of the floating current source; and an NMOS transistor for driving the output terminal corresponding to a potential of a second terminal of the floating current source. The floating current source includes: a PMOS transistor whose source and drain are respectively connected to the first and second terminals; and an NMOS transistor whose drain and source are respectively connected to the first and second terminals. A depletion transistor is used as the latter NMOS transistor.02-11-2010
20100033467DC-DC CONVERTER AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A DC-DC converter with improved efficiency achieved by controlling a voltage of a power supply transmitted to an organic light emitting diode in accordance with a voltage of a battery, and an organic light emitting display device using the same. A DC-DC converter according to one embodiment includes a voltage detecting unit for detecting a voltage of a battery, a booster circuit for receiving and boosting the input voltage to generate and output a first power, and an inverter circuit for receiving and inverting the input voltage to generate and output a second power, where the voltage of the second power is controlled and output corresponding to the input voltage detected by the voltage detecting unit.02-11-2010
20100033460DISPLAY DEVICE - A first switching element Q02-11-2010
20110216054DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - In a display apparatus, as shown in FIG. 09-08-2011
20110261044LIGHT EMITTING PIXEL AND APPARATUS FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A light emitting pixel includes a first organic light emitting diode (OLED) and a capacitor supplying to the first OLED current generated by an electric charge corresponding to a difference between a first voltage supplied to a first electrode of the capacitor and a second voltage supplied to a second electrode of the capacitor. The light emitting pixel further include a second OLED to supply the first voltage to the first electrode. The light emitting pixel further includes a voltage supply device to supply the first voltage to the first electrode in response to the second voltage.10-27-2011
20110221736GATE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A gate driving circuit for driving a display apparatus is disclosed. The gate driving circuit properly generates gate voltages despite inconsistent transistor characteristics due to processing and environment by maintaining certain nodes in reliably high impedance states.09-15-2011
20110141089POWER DRIVER, SOURCE DRIVER, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE DRIVERS - A power driver, a source driver, and a display apparatus including the drivers, may reduce standby mode power consumption. The power driver includes a plurality of boosters and a plurality of amplifiers. The power driver is configured to apply a voltage for driving a display apparatus. The power driver is configured to turn off all the plurality of amplifiers when the display apparatus is in a standby mode.06-16-2011
20090189882Data driver circuit, method for driving same, and LCD device using same - An exemplary data driving circuit includes a data register, a counter, and a comparator. The data register is configured for receiving serial gray level signals in turn, and outputting the plurality of gray level signals in parallel. The counter is configured for outputting counting signals. The comparator is configured for receiving the gray level signals and the counting signals, and outputting pulse voltage signals according to the gray level signals and the counting signals. A variety of duty ratios of the pulse voltage signals correspond to a variety of gray levels.07-30-2009
20090189881Display device - In the case where one horizontal period becomes shorter as a high frame rate drive of 120 Hz or higher is introduced or the resolution is increased, the time for the writing in of a voltage to the holding capacitor of pixels cannot be sufficiently secured.07-30-2009
20120188217DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device including a plurality of LEDs and driving the LEDs by supplying different currents to the LEDs comprises a control portion which performs control such that a current value of a current that is supplied to each of the LEDs is changed each time a predetermined period of time passes or each time a power supply of the display device is turned on.07-26-2012
20090219274Power circuit and liquid crystal display device using same - A power circuit includes a PWM circuit for generating a pulse wave, a first control signal and a second control signal, a switching mode voltage stabilizer circuit, a first control circuit and a second control circuit. The PWM circuit includes a pulse wave pin, a first control pin and a second control pin. The switching mode voltage stabilizer circuit receives the pulse wave via the pulse wave output pin, and converts an external input voltage into a first direct voltage under control of the pulse wave. The first control circuit receives the first control signal via the first control pin. The second control circuit receives the second control signal via the second control pin and the first direct voltage, and converts the first direct voltage into a second direct voltage.09-03-2009
20090213105DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A driving method for a plasma display panel capable of stabilizing a sustain discharge. The driving method for a plasma display panel according to exemplary embodiments of the present invention includes applying a signal gradually rising to a first voltage to scan electrodes during a first period of a sustain period, and applying a second voltage to sustain electrodes during the first period.08-27-2009
20100007643DRIVING CIRCUIT - The present invention provides a driving circuit. The driving circuit includes: an amount Z of first level shifting units, an amount B of second level shifting units, a first matrix decoding unit, an amount C of third level shifting units, an amount D of fourth level shifting units, a second matrix decoding unit, and a third matrix decoding unit. The driving circuit can generate an amount (Z×B)×(C×D) of high voltage digital output signals. The driving circuit provided by the present invention can significantly decrease the required high voltage elements (i.e. the level shifting units), and thus the present invention can reduce area of the driving circuit efficiently.01-14-2010
20100001983LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - A light-emitting display device which suppresses influence of characteristic variations of a driving transistor and characteristic shift caused by electrical stress. The device includes multiple pixels including an organic EL element (OLED) which emits light at a luminance determined based on supplied current and a drive circuit for supplying current to OLED based on a control voltage from a data line. The drive circuit includes a driving transistor (D-TFT) for OLED, a capacitor element, and multiple switch elements. D-TFT has a source terminal connected with an anode terminal of OLED. The capacitor and switch elements operate so that, when current is supplied from the drive circuit to OLED, a voltage difference between gate and source terminals of D-TFT is a sum of threshold voltage of the driving transistor and voltage determined from voltage of a drain terminal of the driving transistor and the control voltage during current setting period.01-07-2010
20100321369BACKLIGHT DEVICE AND DISPLAY EQUIPPED WITH THE DEVICE - The present invention provides a backlight device that can ensure the margin for design of the placement of a circuit board by simplifying the configuration of a lighting circuit of a lamp and reducing the size of the circuit board on which circuit components are mounted, and a display device using the backlight device. The backlight device includes a lamp (12-23-2010
20100321368TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A transreflective liquid crystal display device includes an upper substrate (12-23-2010
20100188383Display driver circuit and display apparatus using the same - A display driver circuit includes: a power supply circuit having a plurality of voltage output terminals to output a plurality of power supply voltages of different voltage levels; first and second circuit terminals; first and second lower voltage relay terminals; a logic circuit configured to generate a first control signal outputted and a second control signal; and first and second output circuits connected with the first and second lower voltage relay terminals and configured to output the first and second control signals from the first and second circuit terminals, respectively. The first and second control signals take first and second lower signal levels, respectively.07-29-2010
20100110055ACTIVE MATRIX TYPE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An active matrix type display apparatus of the present invention includes a plurality of pixels (05-06-2010
20110298776DRIVING METHOD FOR ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS - This application is directed to an electrophoretic display device in which the common electrode is not connected to a display driver. The driving method suitable for such a display device provides a low cost solution for many display applications.12-08-2011
20120139888DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display system has a solar cell; a battery unit storing an electric power; a display apparatus which displays image; a controller which controls the power supply of the electricity generated by the solar cell to the display apparatus and the battery unit, the controller further controls the power supply from the battery unit to the display apparatus, and a receiving unit which receives a weather information, wherein the controller controls the percentage among the power supplying to the display apparatus and the battery unit according to the weather information received by the receiving unit.06-07-2012
20110267327ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - An organic light emitting display is capable of reducing variation in power transmitted to pixels to reduce or prevent non-uniformity of brightness from being generated. The organic light emitting display includes a pixel including a red sub pixel, a green sub pixel, and a blue sub pixel and first pixel power source lines for supplying a first pixel power from a first pixel power source to the red sub pixel, the green sub pixel, and the blue sub pixel, wherein the first pixel power source lines coupled to at least two different color sub pixels of the red, green and blue sub pixels have different widths. The first pixel power source lines have widths that may correspond to a voltage drop of the first pixel power source or may correspond to deterioration of the respective sub pixels to which they are coupled.11-03-2011
20110267325LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal display panel includes an active device substrate, an opposite substrate and a liquid crystal layer. The active device substrate includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines intersected with the scan lines, and a plurality of pixels. Each pixel at least includes a first, second, and third sub-pixel. The first, second, and third sub-pixels in each pixel are electrically connected with different data lines respectively, while being electrically connected with the same scan line. The opposite substrate having a common electrode is disposed above the active device substrate. Coupling capacitance (Cdc11-03-2011
20090153536RECEIVING MODULE AND SIGNAL TRANSMITTING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A receiving module includes a receiving unit and a power supply substrate. The receiving unit includes a connector that receives an image signal and a control signal from a signal transmitting medium. And the power supply substrate is provided in an image display device and supplies a power to the receiving unit upon receipt of a supply of the power from the image display device and outputs the image signal and the control signal from the receiving unit to the image display device.06-18-2009
20090146986Organic Light Emitting Display and Method of Driving the Same - An organic light emitting display with improved display quality. The organic light emitting display includes a display panel including red pixels having red organic light emitting diodes (OLED), green pixels having green OLEDs and blue pixels having blue OLEDs, a first divided power source connected to at least one of the red pixels, the green pixels and the blue pixels, a second divided power source connected to the pixels different from the pixels to which the first divided power source is connected, a power source generator for controlling the voltage value of the first divided power source, and a common power source commonly connected to the red pixels, the green pixels and the blue pixels.06-11-2009
20110169802Signal processing apparatus, display apparatus, electronic apparatus, signal processing method and program - A signal processing apparatus including a conversion efficiency degradation value calculation section adapted to calculate a conversion efficiency degradation value regarding degradation of a conversion efficiency when driving current supplied to a light emitting element in each of a plurality of pixel circuits is converted into a luminance based on information regarding degradation of the conversion efficiency produced in response to lapse of light emission time of the light emitting element; a current amount degradation value calculation section adapted to calculate a current amount degradation value regarding degradation of the driving current based on information regarding degradation of the driving current produced in response to lapse of the light emission time of the light emitting element; and a correction section adapted to correct a gradation value of an image signal to be inputted to the pixel circuit based on the conversion efficiency degradation value and the current amount degradation value.07-14-2011
20110169803LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes: a light source section; a liquid crystal display panel including pixels and performing video display; and a drive section. The drive section performs the driving on the light source section for turning ON and OFF in synchronization with the driving of the pixels for the light-sequential writing such that, the liquid crystal display panel is selectively illuminated with the light from a lower emission region in the light source section when the pixels in an upper display region are under the driving for line-sequential writing, and such that, the liquid crystal display panel is selectively illuminated with the light from an upper emission region when the pixels in a lower display region are under the driving for line-sequential writing. A phase difference between emission periods in the upper and lower emission regions falls within a range from 90° to 150° both inclusive.07-14-2011
20090009502Method for driving a plasma display panel with attenuation extimation and compensation and corresponding apparatus - The picture quality on a plasma display panel shall be improved when the contrast and/or the brightness are reduced. This is achieved by estimating the reduction of the dynamic occurring in the front-end of the data processing of the plasma display device and by compensating it in the back-end. Specifically, the gain and/or offset of the video input data are adjusted and the power level of the adjusted video data is measured. The resulting power level information is updated on the basis of an attenuation information. The updated power level is used for the power management and the level of the video data being reduced in the front-end is increased on the basis of the attenuation information. Thus, the dynamic of the video and, as a result, the picture quality are improved.01-08-2009
20080273025Plasma display and driving method thereof - In a plasma display device, a first transistor is coupled between an electrode and a power source supplying a VscL voltage, and a second transistor gradually changing a voltage of the electrode is coupled between the electrode and the power source. First and second resistors are coupled in series between the electrode and the second transistor. A node of the first and second resistors is coupled to a control terminal of a regulator, an anode terminal of the regulator is coupled to the electrode, and a cathode terminal of the regulator is coupled to the second transistor. The regulator has a reference voltage, and connects the anode terminal and the cathode terminal when the second transistor is turned on and a node voltage of a node between the first and second resistors is greater than the reference voltage and disconnects the anode terminal and the cathode terminal when the node voltage is less than the reference voltage. That is, a voltage of the electrode can be decreased to a Vnf voltage that is greater than a VscL voltage by repeatedly connecting and disconnecting the anode terminal and the cathode terminal of the regulator. In this way, voltages of two levels can be supplied from one power source.11-06-2008
20100007644BACKLIGHT ASSEMBLY, DISPLAY COMPRISING THE SAME AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A backlight assembly, a display device including the backlight assembly and a control method thereof are provided. The backlight assembly includes: a DC converter which converts input alternating current (AC) power into direct current (DC) power at various levels; a light source unit which has at least one point light source; and a power supply unit which receives the DC power output by the DC converter, converts the DC power into output power having a preset reference current level and supplies the output power to the light source unit.01-14-2010
20100007642Display Device and Related Computer Device - A display device includes an image processing unit, a display unit, a power converter, and a transmission unit. The image processing unit is utilized for performing an image process on an image data generated by an electronic device. The display unit is coupled to the image processing unit for displaying the image data in real-time after the image process. The power converter is utilized for converting an external power generated by the electronic device to drive the image processing unit and the display unit. The transmission unit comprises a power port coupled to the power converter and the electronic device for receiving the external power.01-14-2010
20100277460IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus includes a first power source line and a second power source line, which are connected to a plurality of pixel circuits, each of which includes a light-emitting device and a drive device that drives the light-emitting device; an image signal line that applies an image data potential depending on an emission brightness of the light-emitting device to the drive device; and a drive control unit (timing controller, X driver, Y driver) that controls a magnitude and an output timing of a potential applied to the image signal line, and controls a magnitude and an output timing of a potential applied to the first power source line and the second power source line, in order to perform an emission control to the respective pixel circuits all at once in all pixel circuits. The drive control unit gradually changes an image data potential of the image signal line from a first potential serving as a reference potential to a second potential serving as a constant potential so as to start the emission of the light-emitting device.11-04-2010
20100277457DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a digital board upon which a video signal processing circuit is formed, a driver board upon which a driver circuit is formed, and a power supply board upon which a power supply circuit is formed. The video signal processing circuit generates one screen of image data on the basis of a video signal that is inputted from an input source. And the driver circuit displays an image based upon this image data upon a display. Moreover, the power supply circuit produces a power supply voltage from a commercial power supply. The power supply board supplies the power supply voltage to the digital board via a first power supply cable, and also supplies the power supply voltage to the driver board via a second power supply cable.11-04-2010
20100277455DISPLAY DEVICE AND PIXEL CIRCUIT - A display device in which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix form, corresponding to intersections of a plurality of data lines and a plurality of scan lines, wherein each pixel includes a light emitting element having a first electrode connected to a first power supply and which emits light according to a current that flows; a driving transistor having a source electrode connected to a second power supply and which supplies a drain current to a second electrode of the light emitting element; a data storage capacitor having a first electrode connected to a gate electrode of the driving transistor; and a first switch which is switched ON during a pixel selection period so that data of a data line is written to the data storage capacitor, and wherein a potential of a second electrode of the data storage capacitor is changed.11-04-2010
20100277453METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTRONIC PAPER - A method of driving an electronic paper solving an image sticking problem is provided. First, a frame writing process is executed, wherein a turn-on voltage is supplied to scan lines to enable transistors, and a frame data voltage is supplied to display units through data lines to write a frame. Then, a frame holding process is executed, wherein a turn-off voltage and an auxiliary data voltage are respectively supplied to the scan lines and the data lines to disable the transistors, and a first common voltage is provided by a common electrode layer. During the frame holding process, the first common voltage and the frame data voltage are applied to hold the frame, the turn-off voltage, the auxiliary data voltage, and the first common voltage are fixed voltages, and the auxiliary data voltage is substantially equal to the first common voltage and greater than the turn-off voltage.11-04-2010
20100265231METHOD OF SUPPLYING POWER, POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE APPARATUS - A power supply apparatus includes an AC-DC rectifier, a transformer, a feedback inductor, a resonant unit, and a primary and auxiliary switch. The AC-DC rectifier rectifies an input voltage. The transformer includes a primary coil having a first primary coil and an isolated second primary coil, and transforms a first voltage of the primary coil into a second voltage of the secondary coil. The feedback inductor is connected to a tap between the first primary coil and second primary coil and an output of the AC-DC rectifier. The resonance unit is connected in parallel with the secondary coil and is configured to output an output voltage by rectifying the second voltage provided from the secondary coil. The primary switch and secondary switch are connected in parallel between the transformer and AC-DC rectifier.10-21-2010
20100118012LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a liquid crystal display device according to one embodiment of the present invention, when the polarities of the source signal voltages do not change over a plurality of horizontal scanning periods, the image write pulse of the gate signal supplied to a gate bus line that corresponds to pixels along the j05-13-2010
20120062541INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR SRAM STANDBY POWER REDUCTION IN LCD DRIVER - The present invention relates to an integrated circuit (IC) for SRAM (Static Random Access Memory) standby power reduction in LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) driver. The IC layout mainly disposes a high-current endurable transistor between a power supply pad and a power supply metal layer of the SRAM matrix. When the IC enters a standby mode, the electrical interconnection between the power supply pad and the power supply metal layer of the SRAM is cut off through the transistor so that the leakage current and the power consumption of the SRAM can be reduced.03-15-2012
20100118016VIDEO VOLTAGE SUPPLYING CIRCUIT, ELECTRO-OPTICAL APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A video voltage supplying circuit includes: a circuit that supplies high and low level voltages to a common electrode through a feed line. When positive polarity enables a pixel electrode in a voltage level higher than the common electrode, the low level common voltage is supplied, and when negative polarity enables the pixel electrode in a voltage level lower than the common electrode, the high level common voltage is supplied. A circuit connected to a video supply line is supplied with high and low level video voltages. When the voltage is applied to the scan line, the circuit supplies the high or low level video voltages to a pixel based upon designation of white display or black display and designation of written polarity. A video voltage supplying circuit generates an offset voltage to supply the video voltage by offsetting the common voltage by a predetermined voltage in a predetermined direction.05-13-2010
20090309860Driving Method and Related Device for Reducing Power Consumption of LCD - A driving method is provided for reducing power consumption of a liquid crystal display. The driving method includes steps of sequentially receiving first data and second data, determining whether the second data is the same as the first data, and controlling a data-line driving circuit not to read in driving data corresponding to the second data when the second data is the same as the first data.12-17-2009
20100013817LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes a display unit including a plurality of liquid crystal cells at crossing regions of a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines, a source driver for supplying source voltages to the plurality of data lines, and a temperature sensor for sensing an ambient temperature and for outputting an temperature sensing signal corresponding to the ambient temperature, wherein the source driver includes a source amplifying register unit for controlling a rising slope of the source voltages in accordance with the temperature sensing signal.01-21-2010
20110148839POLARIZER FILM, AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY APPARATUS PROVIDING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display apparatus includes a polarizer film arranged on a substrate or an encapsulation substrate that faces an image realized by a display unit, wherein the polarizer film includes a plurality of regions having different light transmittances. By using the polarizer film, a luminance difference due to a voltage drop may be compensated for so that a uniform luminance may be obtained when the image is realized.06-23-2011
20100128014PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode; a first transistor for supplying current to the organic light emitting diode; a second transistor coupled between a gate electrode of the first transistor and a data line, the second transistor for supplying a data signal from the data line to the gate electrode of the first transistor when a scan signal is supplied through a scan line coupled to the pixel; a storage capacitor having a first terminal coupled to the gate electrode of the first transistor; a fourth transistor coupled to a second terminal of the storage capacitor, the fourth transistor for supplying a reference voltage to the second terminal of the storage capacitor when the scan signal is supplied through the scan line; and a third transistor coupled between the second terminal of the storage capacitor and an anode electrode of the organic light emitting diode.05-27-2010
20100265238DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A display device includes a display panel, a data driving part and a gate driving part. The display panel includes a first pixel row. The first pixel row includes a first pixel connected to an (n+1)-th gate line and an (m+1)-th data line (where ‘n’ and ‘m’ are natural numbers), and a second pixel connected to an n-th gate line and an (m+2)-th data line. The data driving part applies a data voltage having a first polarity with respect to a reference voltage to the (m+1)-th data line, and applies a data voltage having a second polarity with respect to the reference voltage to the (m+2)-th data line. The gate driving part sequentially applies a gate signal to the n-th gate line and the (n+1)-th gate line.10-21-2010
20100085346Data line driving circuit for liquid crystal display device and method for controlling the same - A data line driving circuit for a liquid crystal display device comprising: a plurality of first data lines applied with a positive potential, a plurality of second data lines applied with a negative potential, comparison units that compare with a reference voltage at least one of a potential at a first common line connected to the plurality of first data lines and a potential at a second common line connected to the plurality of second data lines, and switches that are controlled so that the first data lines and the second data lines are set to a connection state or an interruption state according to a comparison result by the comparison units.04-08-2010
20120188219ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a dynamic ratioless shift register which is operated in a stable manner and can expand the degree of freedom of design. In the dynamic ratioless shift register which is provided with thin film transistors having semiconductor layers made of p-Si on a substrate surface, a node which becomes the floating state is connected to a fixed potential through a capacitance element.07-26-2012
20100118014Display device, electronic device, and method of driving display device - A display device is provided having improved reliability compared with the related art. The display device includes, for each pixel: a photo-emission element and a first MOS transistor connected in series between a first power source line and a second power source line; a capacitor connected to be inserted between a gate and a source of the first MOS transistor; and a second MOS transistor connected to be inserted between a signal line to be applied with a image signal voltage and the gate of the first MOS transistor, the second MOS transistor being controlled by a scan signal to change between ON-state and OFF-state, wherein ON-period of the first transistor is established within a period in which the photo-emission element is maintained to an extinction state and the signal line is applied with a voltage having a fixed level independent from the image signal voltage.05-13-2010
20100118015PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - Protective layer of a plasma display panel has base protective layer and particle layer. Base protective layer is formed of a thin film of metal oxide containing at least one of magnesium oxide, strontium oxide, calcium oxide, and barium oxide. Particle layer is formed by sticking, to base protective layer, single crystal particles of magnesium oxide where the peak at 200 to 300 nm is two or more times that at 300 to 550 nm in a cathode luminescence emission spectrum. The panel driving circuit causes initializing discharge for producing wall charge in the first subfield, of a plurality of subfields, causes address discharge for erasing wall charge in address periods of the plurality of subfields, and drives the panel.05-13-2010
20120293477REDUCING POWER CONSUMPTION FOR A MOBILE TERMINAL - A method, system and computer program product for saving power for a mobile terminal. Configuration parameters of a first virtual screen are obtained in response to the occurrence of a first trigger event, where the first virtual screen is at least part of the screen of the mobile terminal. The scope of the first virtual screen is determined according to the configuration parameters of the first virtual screen. Data to be displayed on the screen of the mobile terminal is displayed within the determined scope of the first virtual screen. The display of the screen of the mobile terminal is closed outside the determined scope of the first screen. By realizing a virtual screen and using only part of the screen of the mobile terminal for displaying, there is a reduction in the power consumed by the screen display so that the battery life of the mobile terminal is improved.11-22-2012
20100079436METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC SHEET, DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A method of driving an electrophoretic display device (a display device) having a first electrode, a second electrode, a microcapsule-containing layer (a display section), a capacitance element, and a voltage application switching element, comprising a first state in which the voltage application switching element is placed in ON state to apply a voltage between the electrodes and to charge an electric charge in the capacitance element, a second state in which the voltage is applied between the electrodes through discharging of the electric charge stored in the capacitance element, and a third state in which the voltage is not applied between the electrodes and the electric charge stored in the capacitance element is discharged.04-01-2010
20100079437Source driver circuit having bias circuit which produces bias current based on vertical synchronizing signal and method of controlling the same - A source driver circuit includes a bias circuit supplying a bias current corresponding to a control signal, and a source amplifier circuit supplying a voltage corresponding to the bias current to a pixel element in a display panel. The source driver circuit further includes a controller circuit generating the control signal according to the frequency of a vertical synchronizing signal for the display panel.04-01-2010
20100085342Display Panel - A display panel includes a power line supplying power, and a plurality of pixels connected with the power line, each pixel including a plurality of sub-pixel regions, and receiving the power to display an image. Each of the pixels further includes a plurality of driving thin film transistors and a plurality of light emitting units. Each of the driving thin film transistors are positioned in respective sub-pixel regions to receive the power to output driving signals. Each of the light emitting units are connected to respective driving thin film transistors, have relatively longer lengths in a first direction, and have the same width in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction. One among the plurality of light emitting units is longer than the remaining light emitting units to thereby improve a light emitting efficiency and image display quality of a display panel.04-08-2010
20120169692Micro Electromechanical System (MEMS) Spatial Light Modulator Pixel Driver Circuits - We describe an analogue optical MEMS spatial light modulator (SLM) comprising optical phase modulating MEMS pixels each with a pixel electrode and a mirror mounted on a spring such that said mirror is able to translate in a direction perpendicular to said substrate substantially without tilting, under the influence of a voltage applied to said pixel electrode. The CMOS substrate comprises an analogue pixel driver circuit for each of the pixels to apply an analogue voltage to the pixel electrode. The analogue pixel driver circuit comprises a pixel voltage input to receive an analogue voltage, a first and second sample/hold circuits coupled to the pixel voltage input, and a multiplexer having respective inputs coupled to said first and second sample/hold circuits, an output coupled to the pixel electrode, and a select line to control said multiplexer to selectively couple said first and second S/H circuits to the pixel electrode.07-05-2012
20110227900Custom PSFs Using Clustered Light Sources - Light sources of a backlight are configured to customize the shape of light emitted from the clusters. The clusters are activated as a unit and modulated as to brightness, but of the customized shape. All clusters can have a similar customized PSF, or the customization of each cluster may be varied in real time. Real time changes of a clusters PSF may be based, for example, an image or a region of the image to be displayed using the clusters.09-22-2011
20110187692FLAT PANEL DISPLAY AND MOBILE DEVICE USING THE SAME - A flat panel display for reducing damage to a panel assembly from a falling impact is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display includes: 1) a liquid crystal panel assembly configured to display an image and 2) a backlight assembly including i) a light source configured to provide light to the liquid crystal panel assembly, ii) a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) configured to provide power for the light source to generate the light, and iii) a light guide panel configured to guide the light received from the light source. The display may further include 1) a mold frame surrounding the flexible printed circuit board, 2) a chassis accommodating the mold frame and 3) a weight unit formed in at least one of the chassis and mold frame, wherein the weight unit is formed at a place that is eccentric with respect to the center of the liquid crystal panel assembly.08-04-2011
20100085345Display apparatus and display driving method - A display apparatus includes the following components. A pixel array includes matrix-arranged pixel circuits each including at least a light emitting element, a drive transistor in which a drive voltage is applied between the drain and the source to supply a current corresponding to a signal value supplied between the gate and the source to the light emitting element, and a holding capacitor which is connected between the gate and the source of the drive transistor and which holds the input signal value. A mobility correction operating unit supplies the drive voltage to the transistor while the capacitor holds a correction signal value lower than the signal value to perform mobility correction for the transistor. A light emission operating unit allows the capacitor to hold the signal value and supplies the drive voltage to the transistor after correction to perform light emission at a luminance corresponding to the signal value.04-08-2010
20100085347Display panel drive apparatus and display panel drive method - A display panel drive apparatus includes a source driver that drives each unit dot in accordance with a time-divisional clock, and a booster circuit that generates a supply voltage to be supplied to the source driver based on a clock having a rising edge and a falling edge each coinciding with an off-period of the time-divisional clock. The display panel drive apparatus performs a time-divisional driving operation during one horizontal period.04-08-2010
20120032938ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF PROVIDING POWER THEREIN - An organic light-emitting display apparatus and method of providing power in the organic light-emitting display apparatus. The organic light-emitting display apparatus including an organic light-emitting panel, a power supplying unit for supplying a first power voltage and a second power voltage to the organic light-emitting panel, and a driver integrated circuit comprising a short protection unit, wherein the short protection unit detects a short based on at least one of the first power voltage and the second power voltage and outputs an enable off signal that blocks the first power voltage and the second power voltage from being supplied to the power supplying unit.02-09-2012
20100079435DISPLAY DEVICE - The number of wirings between a scanning circuit and a plurality of scanning lines is decreased with a more simple circuit configuration than a conventional one. The scanning lines are grouped into kN× . . . ×k2 groups. First to Nth groups of gate wirings are included, each of the first to Nth groups being composed of kn (1≦n≦N) gate wirings. A scanning line drive circuit outputs a first selection scanning voltage which selects the scanning lines in each of the groups every horizontal scanning period to the first group of k1 gate wirings, outputs a second selection scanning voltage which selects the scanning lines in one of groups in a second stage where k2 groups constitute one unit every k1 horizontal scanning periods to the second group of k2 gate wirings, and outputs an mth selection scanning voltage which selects the scanning lines in one of groups in an mth stage where k (m−1) groups in a (m−1)th stage constitute one unit every (k (m−1)× . . . ×k1) horizontal scanning periods to an mth group of km gate wirings.04-01-2010
20110169801DRIVING APPARATUS OF DISPLAY - A driving apparatus of a display is disclosed. The driving apparatus mentioned above includes a digital-to-analog converter circuit and an output buffer circuit. The digital-to-analog converting circuit receives a display data with a digital format for generating a gray-level voltage. The output buffer circuit has an output terminal to output an output signal. The output buffer circuit receives the gray-level voltage, a pre-charge enable signal and the output signal and provides a pre-charge output signal to the output terminal of the output buffering circuit according to the pre-charge enable signal and a comparison result of the gray-level voltage and the output signal.07-14-2011
20100020058Plasma display and driving method thereof - A plasma display including a first electrode and a second electrode formed in parallel is disclosed. The plasma display gradually decreases a voltage at the second electrode from a second voltage to a third voltage while a first voltage is applied to the first electrode during a reset period. The plasma display changes the first voltage according to a change in the discharge firing voltage between the first electrode and the second electrode. The change in the discharge firing voltage may be determined in accordance with an accumulated driving time or a discharge time during the reset period.01-28-2010
20110193846DISPLAY DEVICE - An object is to provide a display device that performs accurate display. A circuit is formed using a transistor that includes an oxide semiconductor and has a low off-state current. A precharge circuit or an inspection circuit is formed in addition to a pixel circuit. The off-state current is low because the oxide semiconductor is used. Thus, it is not likely that a signal or voltage is leaked in the precharge circuit or the inspection circuit to cause defective display. As a result, a display device that performs accurate display can be provided.08-11-2011
20090085904ACTIVE-MATRIX ELECTRONIC DISPLAY COMPRISING DIODE BASED MATRIX DRIVING CIRCUIT - An active-matrix electronic display including a switching circuit for each pixel to control the optical state of the display. The switching circuit includes at least one diode and at least one load impedance for each circuit. The front plane electrode of the display may be unpatterned over a significant portion of the display. The display architecture is especially useful for bi-stable display media that require active matrix addressing, for example electrophoretic displays, and for applications using diodes based on organic semiconductors and/or printed diodes.04-02-2009
20090160839Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof - There is provided a liquid crystal display, which prevents a blur on a display image by periodically varying a common voltage of the liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display comprises: a liquid crystal display panel having pixel electrodes for supplying data voltages and a common electrode for supplying a common voltage; a common voltage generator for generating common voltages of different potentials; and a common voltage supply unit for periodically changing the potential of a common voltage supplied to the common electrode by switching the common voltages from the common voltage generator.06-25-2009
20100123703Driving circuit for liquid crystal display and method thereof - A driving circuit for a liquid crystal display includes a gate driver configured for generating scanning signals, a power circuit configured for providing an operating voltage to the gate driver, a timing controller configured for providing a clock signal having a variable frequency, and a voltage adjusting circuit located between the power circuit and the gate driver, for adjusting the operating voltage applied to the gate driver under control of the timing controller. Waveforms of the scanning signals include cutting angles corresponding to the variable frequency of the clock signal.05-20-2010
20100123705OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER AND DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING DEVICE - An operational amplifier includes an output circuit and a differential circuit. The output circuit outputs a voltage in a voltage range determined either from a highest voltage that is an upper limit of a predetermined power source range, or from a lowest voltage that is a lower limit of the predetermined power source range, to an intermediate voltage that is a voltage between the highest voltage and the lowest voltage. The differential circuit includes a first MOS transistor to which a driving signal for driving a display panel is input and a second MOS transistor to which a given input signal is input. The first MOS transistor and the second MOS transistor are connected in parallel, and a differential input-permissible-range of the differential circuit is wider than the voltage range of the output circuit.05-20-2010
20090278833Display apparatus, display-apparatus driving method and eletronic instrument - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including a pixel matrix section including pixel circuits laid out to form a pixel matrix to serve as pixel circuits each having an electro optical device, a signal writing transistor, a signal storage capacitor, and a device driving transistor, and a power-supply section configured to change a power-supply electric potential appearing on a power-supply line for providing a driving current flowing to the device driving transistor from one level to another in order to control transitions from a light emission period of the electro optical device to a no-light emission period of the electro optical device and vice versa, and stopping an operation to assert the power-supply electric potential on the power-supply line during a portion of the no-light emission period of the electro optical device.11-12-2009
20090278835MOTHER SUBSTRATE OF ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICES AND METHOD OF AGING THE SAME - A mother substrate of an organic light emitting display device capable of effectively aging a plurality of organic light emitting display panels by sheet unit without scribing the panels is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a substrate of an organic light emitting display device, including a plurality of organic light emitting display panels, a plurality of first wires configured to supply a pixel power source to the panels in a first direction, and a plurality of second wires configured to supply a reference power voltage to the panels in a second direction crossing the first direction, wherein voltage levels of the reference power voltage are set to different voltage levels relative to a position of panels on the substrate.11-12-2009
20090278834Display apparatus, display-apparatus driving method and electronic instrument - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including a pixel matrix section including pixel circuits laid out to form a pixel matrix to serve as pixel circuits each having an electro optical device, a signal writing transistor, a signal storage capacitor, and a device driving transistor, and a power-supply section configured to change a power-supply electric potential appearing on a power-supply line for providing a driving current flowing to the device driving transistor from one level to another in order to control transitions from a light emission period of the electro optical device to a no-light emission period of the electro optical device and vice versa, and stopping an operation to assert the power-supply electric potential on the power-supply line during a portion of the no-light emission period of the electro optical device.11-12-2009
20080284771DISPLAY DEVICE AND PRE-CHARGING CIRCUIT - The present invention is to provide a display device having a pre-charge circuit that is simple in construction by eliminating the need for a pre-charge power supply. A pre-charge circuit pre-charges the plurality of source buses prior to driving a plurality of source buses by a source driver. In the pre-charge circuit, pre-charge lines are connected to the plurality of source buses at the time of pre-charging. Pre-charge control switches connect pre-charge capacitors alternately to power supplies or the pre-charge lines. The pre-charge capacitors are charged when connected to the power supplies. The pre-charge capacitors are used to pre-charge the plurality of source buses when connected to the pre-charge lines.11-20-2008
20110169807PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND DRIVE METHOD THEREFOR - A plasma display panel and a drive method therefor, which can enhance a representation capability when displaying a dark image. The plasma display panel includes fluorophor layers containing magnesium oxide. The drive method includes a reset step to initialize all the pixel cells into states of one of a light-up mode and a light-off mode, and an address step in which the pixel cells are caused to perform address discharges selectively in accordance with pixel data, which are successively executed in each of a head subfield and a second subfield within a one-field display period. In reset step, a voltage that sets row electrodes on one side, in the row electrode pairs as an anode and sets the column electrodes set as a cathode is applied between the row electrodes on the one side and the column electrodes.07-14-2011
20110169810DISPLAY DEVICE - It is an object to provide a highly reliable display device. It is a feature an IC is over a substrate and a material layer having the same height is thereover. An IC is provided on one side of the substrate, and a material layer having the same height as the IC is provided on at least another side. Further, an IC is provided on one side of the substrate, and material layers having the same height as the IC are provided on the other sides. Further, an IC is provided on one side of the substrate, and a material layer having the same height as the IC is provided at a corner of the substrate.07-14-2011
20110169808AMPLIFIER INCLUDING DITHERING SWITCH AND DISPLAY DRIVING CIRCUIT USING THE AMPLIFIER - An amplifier and a display driving circuit. The amplifier includes an input stage, a bias stage and an output stage. The input stage determines voltage levels of two nodes in correspondence to two input voltages received in response to a first bias voltage, and includes four path selecting switches, two input transistors and one bias transistor. The bias stage generates two class AB output voltages which correspond to the voltage levels of the two nodes, and includes current mirrors, ten path selecting switches, class AB bias circuits and two bias transistors. The output stage generates an output voltage VOUT that corresponds to the two class AB output voltages, and includes two coupling capacitors and two push-pull transistors. The plurality of path selecting switches operate by one signal of a first path selecting signal and a second path selecting signal that are exclusively enabled with respect to each other.07-14-2011
20110169804DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY DRIVING METHOD - A display apparatus includes: a pixel array in which pixel circuits each having a light emitting device, a drive transistor, a sampling transistor, and a retention capacity; a signal selector that supplies threshold correction reference voltages and a video signal voltages as to signal lines arranged in columns on the pixel array; a drive control scanner that provides power supply pulses to power supply control lines arranged in rows on the pixel array and applies drive voltages to the drive transistors; and a write scanner that provides scan pulses to write control lines arranged in rows on the pixel array to control the sampling transistors and executes input of the threshold correction reference voltages and the video signal voltages to the pixel circuits, and brings the sampling transistors into conduction by the scan pulses at plural times when the signal line voltages are the threshold correction reference voltages in order to execute plural threshold corrections in non-emission periods of one light emission cycles of the pixels circuits.07-14-2011
20110169800METHOD OF PROCESSING DATA AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD - A display apparatus includes a display panel, a timing control part and a data driving part. The display panel is divided into N display areas. The timing control part includes a serializing part to serializing N data received in parallel to generate an N-th frame data, a overdriving part to select one of the N-th frame data and a previous frame data stored depending on whether the received data are normal and to compensate the selected frame data to generate a compensation frame data, and an interface part to divide the compensation frame data and to output the N compensation data. A data driving part includes N data driving circuits to generate data driving voltages corresponding to the N compensation data to output the data driving voltage to the N display areas where N is a natural number.07-14-2011
20110169799LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal layer disposed between first and second substrates. A gate line transmits gate signals; a first data line transmits data voltages; a first voltage line alternately transmits a first voltage and a second voltage that is than greater than the first voltage; a first switching element is connected to the gate line and the first data line; a second switching element is connected to the gate line and the first voltage line; a first pixel electrode is connected to the first switching element; and a second pixel electrode is connected to the second switching element. The first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode form a liquid crystal capacitor along with the liquid crystal layer, and at least one of the first voltage and the second voltage is variable.07-14-2011
20090284512COMPACT LAYOUT STRUCTURE FOR DECODER WITH PRE-DECODING AND SOURCE DRIVING CIRCUIT USING THE SAME - Provided is a decoder for receiving a digital data and outputting an analog voltage. The decoder comprising a main switch array, a first pre-decoding switch array, and a second pre-decoding switch array. The main switch array receives the digital data and outputs a voltage if the digital data is in a first range. The first pre-decoding switch array is for receiving the digital data, pre-decoding a part of the digital data, and outputting a voltage if the digital data is in a second range. The second pre-decoding switch array is for receiving the digital data, pre-decoding the part of the digital data, and outputting a voltage if the digital data is in a third range. Combination of the main switch array, the first pre-decoding switch array, and the second pre-decoding switch array is in a substantially rectangular layout structure.11-19-2009
20090273590Diaplay apparatus and display-apparatus driving method - Disclosed herein is a driving method for driving a display apparatus, the display apparatus including: N×M light emitting units; M scan lines; N data lines; a driving circuit provided for each of the light emitting units to serve as a circuit having a signal writing transistor, a device driving transistor, a capacitor and a first switch circuit; and a light emitting device.11-05-2009
20090278830DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE - A display control device equipped with a controller (11-12-2009
20090295774Semiconductor integrated circuit having internal voltage generating circuit - A semiconductor integrated circuit device, includes: a RAM (Random Access Memory) circuit; and an internal power source circuit. The RAM circuit includes a plurality of RAM circuit blocks. The internal power source circuit supplies a voltage a selection RAM block selected from the plurality of RAM circuit blocks, wherein the voltage corresponds to an arrangement place of the selection RAM circuit block.12-03-2009
20110199360Differential amplifier architecture adapted to input level conversion - A source driver is provided with: a D/A converter outputting a gray-level voltage corresponding to pixel data; and a source amplifier outputting a drive voltage in response to the gray-level voltage. The source amplifier includes: an NMOS differential pair including first and second NMOS transistors; a PMOS differential pair including first and second PMOS transistors; an output circuitry outputting a drive voltage in response to currents flowing through the NMOS and PMOS differential pairs; a first input level conversion circuit generating a first level-converted voltage through input level conversion on the gray-level voltage in response to the gray-level voltage and/or a polarity of the drive voltage defined with respect to a common level on an opposite electrode of a liquid crystal display panel and feeding the first level-converted voltage to gates of the first NMOS transistor and the first PMOS transistor; and a second input level conversion circuit generating a second level-converted voltage through input level conversion on the drive voltage in response to the gray-level voltage and/or the polarity of the drive voltage and feeding the second level-converted voltage to gates of the second NMOS transistor and the second PMOS transistor.08-18-2011
20090278832Device and method for driving liquid crystal display device - Device and method for driving a liquid crystal display device where a driving voltage level is varied with the temperature of an operating environment of the liquid crystal display device to improve display quality. The device includes a liquid crystal display panel, gate and data drivers for driving gate and data lines of the liquid crystal display panel, a timing controller for controlling the data and gate drivers, a power source unit for transforming an external power into a rated voltage level required for driving the liquid crystal display device and forwarding the power, and a driving voltage generating unit for adjusting a voltage level of the power transformed thus in conformity with an environmental temperature to generate a positive polarity driving voltage and using the driving, voltage for generating a plurality of driving voltages required for driving units, including the liquid crystal panel, the gate driver and data driver.11-12-2009
20090278831DISPLAY DEVICE - Embodiments of the present invention relate to a display device. In an embodiment, the display device includes a scanning signal line for transferring a scanning signal, a data line crossing the scanning signal line and transferring a data voltage, a switching transistor connected to the scanning signal line and the data line, a driving transistor connected to the switching transistor, a first transistor connected between the driving transistor and a driving voltage terminal, and a light-emitting element connected between the driving transistor and a common voltage terminal. The first transistor operates in a saturation region, and the driving transistor operates in a linear region. In this way, display characteristics may be improved by reducing deviation of a driving current due to deviation of characteristics of a driving transistor or a driving voltage.11-12-2009
20090284516LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVE CIRCUIT THEREOF - A liquid crystal display of this invention includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and pixels provided at each intersection of the plurality of scan lines and the plurality of data lines. The liquid crystal display further includes a plurality of pixel groups constituted of the pixels provided at each intersection of the consecutive plurality of data lines and one of the plurality of scan lines, in which signals of the same polarity are outputted to all data lines included in each of the plurality of pixel groups by a time-sharing drive that sequentially outputs signals, and reversed polarity signals are outputted to the plurality of pixel groups adjacent to each other, so that signals with polarities inverted after each frame are outputted to the data lines included in the pixel groups.11-19-2009
20090284510AC PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD - In a method of driving an AC plasma display panel of the present invention, one field period is made of a plurality of sub-fields (SFs), each including an initializing period, writing period, and sustaining period, and a part of sustaining operation in the sustaining period in at least one of the plurality of SFs and a part of selective initializing operation in the initializing period in a SF following the at least one SF are performed at the same time. The method comprises making a pulse width of a top sustain pulse in one of the sustaining periods in the plurality of SFs different from that in another of the sustaining periods therein. This method limits the SFs in which any erroneous discharge occurs to lower order of SFs and can inhibit the brightness of the erroneous discharge.11-19-2009
20090284514PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ITS DRIVE CIRCUIT - In a plasma display apparatus and its drive circuit, a period that capacitance Cxa formed between an address electrode and an X-discharge maintaining electrode and capacitance Cya formed between the address electrode and a Y-discharge maintaining electrode are charged is provided when the address electrode is driven so that the address electrode is set to high-impedance state during a discharge maintaining period to reduce apparent capacitance. Furthermore, the charge period is set in a power withdrawing period and thereafter the address electrode is set to high-impedance state to change final arrival potential for power withdrawal to a discharge maintaining voltage.11-19-2009
20090284513LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD - A system and method for adjusting a supply voltage provided by a power supply to a liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display having a glass panel, a power supply electrically connected to the liquid crystal display, the power supply configured to provide a supply voltage to the liquid crystal display, a temperature sensor configured to measure the temperature of the glass panel of the liquid crystal display and output a temperature output indicative of the temperature of the glass panel of the liquid crystal display, and a processor in communication with the power supply and the temperature sensor.11-19-2009
20090284511Image Display Apparatus and Driving Method Thereof - Disclosed is an image display wherein luminance change due to change of the light-emitting device over time is compensated while suppressing affects of characteristics change in the drive transistor. Specifically disclosed is an image display comprising a plurality of pixels, wherein each pixel has a light-emitting device (OLED) which emits light when current is passed therethrough, a driver device (Td) for controlling light emission of the light-emitting device, and a control circuit (A) which is electrically connected to the light-emitting device and the driver device, and directly or indirectly detects the voltage applied to the light-emitting device at least during when the light-emitting device is emitting light and reflects the detection results to the driver device.11-19-2009
20100277454Method and Apparatus for Selectable Display Mode for Intelligently Enhancing Battery Life - A method and system for enhancing the life of a battery within a portable or otherwise battery operated electronic device. The method and system provide selectable display modes, e.g., from color to monochrome, that can be changed in order to enhance the life of the device's battery. The monochrome display mode can be selected by the when the battery level is detected below a predefined threshold. In one embodiment, the electronic device is a hand held computer system with a display device. When the battery level is detected as below a preselected level, a message may be generated on the computer display screen. The display mode can change from color to monochrome thereby saving power because the monochrome display. In one embodiment, color sequential techniques are used to provide a flat panel color display. Within the display, a transreflective layer provides reflective light for monochrome applications. When the battery energy returns to normal levels, the color display mode can be re-entered automatically. It is appreciated that the display mode changes can also be performed automatically if the battery level falls below certain critical levels.11-04-2010
20090289931Electro-optical device, matrix substrate, and electronic equipment - The invention provides power-supply wiring preferable for large displays. An electro-optical device according to the present invention includes a pixel area including electro-optical elements driven by power supplied from power-supply circuits. The electro-optical device includes basic power-supply lines, which receive a power-supply voltage output from the power-supply circuits and which are formed on the upper portion of a substrate, and includes main power-supply lines which intersect the basic power-supply lines and which are formed on the upper portion of the substrate. The power-supply voltage is supplied to the electro-optical elements via the main power-supply lines.11-26-2009
20090289930Operational amplifier circuit and display panel driving apparatus - An operational amplifier circuit includes: an input stage for generating an internal current corresponding to a potential difference between inverting and non-inverting input terminals; and an output stage for driving an output terminal in response to the internal current. The output terminal includes: a floating current source through which the internal current flows; a PMOS transistor for driving the output terminal corresponding to a potential of a first terminal of the floating current source; and an NMOS transistor for driving the output terminal corresponding to a potential of a second terminal of the floating current source. The floating current source includes: a PMOS transistor whose source and drain are respectively connected to the first and second terminals; and an NMOS transistor whose drain and source are respectively connected to the first and second terminals. A back gate of the latter PMOS transistor is connected to the source thereof.11-26-2009
20090289929Plasma display device and driving method thereof - A plasma display device includes a scan driver adapted to apply reset, scan and sustain signals to scan electrodes, a sustain driver adapted to apply a sustain signal to sustain electrodes, and a display panel including discharge cells and discharge spaces, wherein the discharge cells are partitioned by horizontal and vertical barrier ribs on the display panel, on adjacent ones of the discharge cells, corresponding ones of the scan and sustain electrodes are alternatively arranged in a scan-sustain-sustain-scan electrode or a sustain-scan-scan-sustain electrode manner, the discharge spaces are between the horizontal barrier ribs of two adjacent rows of the discharge cells, and adjacent ones of the scan electrodes are electrically connected in parallel and spaced apart from each other in a region above the respective discharge space.11-26-2009
20090262101PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY SYSTEM AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display system and method for the same is provided. A display includes a plurality of pixels, each having a light emitting device and a driving transistor for driving the light emitting device, the driving transistor and the light emitting device being coupled in series between a first power supply and a second power supply. The method includes: at a first frame, programming a pixel with a first programming voltage different from a programming voltage for a valid image, and charging at least one of the first power supply and the second power supply so that at least one of the driving transistor and the light emitting device is under a negative bias. The pixel circuit includes: a light emitting device; a driving transistor for driving the light emitting device, the driving transistor having a gate terminal, a first terminal coupled to the light emitting device, and a second terminal; a storage capacitor; a first switch transistor coupled to a data line for providing a programming data and the gate terminal of the driving transistor; and a second switch transistor for reducing a threshold voltage shift of the driving transistor, the storage capacitor and the second switch transistor being coupled in parallel to the gate terminal of the driving transistor and the first terminal of the driving transistor. The method includes: at a first cycle, implementing an image display operation having programming the pixel circuit for a valid image and driving the light emitting device; and at a second cycle, implementing a relaxation operation for reducing a stress on the pixel circuit, including: selecting a relaxation switch transistor coupled to the storage capacitor in parallel.10-22-2009
20110169806PROJECTOR AND CONTROL METHOD - A projector includes: an interface section that has a plurality of connection terminals receiving image information from source devices, a projecting section that projects an image, a storage control section that stores identification information that denotes the source device, an instruction information input section accepting instruction information, a power-supply, a power-supply control section that controles the power-supply, a determination section, and a control information generation section that generates control information, wherein, in a case where the determination section determines that the instruction information is information of designating switching on the power-supply, the power-supply control section switches on the power-supply, the control information generation section generates switching on control information designating switching on the source device that is denoted with the identification information, and the interface section outputs the switching on control information to the source device that is denoted with the identification information.07-14-2011
20110169809Pixel Structure with Improved Viewing Angle - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display with a plurality of pixel units. Each pixel unit includes two sub-pixels. Each sub-pixel includes a thin film transistor, a liquid crystal capacitor and a storage capacitor. One of the storage capacitors is a changeable capacitor. By the changeable capacitor, two different data voltages are generated in respective sub-pixels during adjacent frames. The different data voltages are symmetrical with respect to a common voltage to improve image quality.07-14-2011
20090295773Display device - A display device, including: a pixel array portion having pixel circuits disposed in a matrix, each of the pixel circuits including a drive transistor for generating a drive current, and an electro-optic element connected to an output terminal of the drive transistor, and power source supply lines as scanning lines through which pulse-like power source voltages are supplied to power source supply terminals of the drive transistors, respectively, wired therein; wherein power source contact portions through which the corresponding one of the power source supply terminals and the corresponding one of the power source supply lines are connected to each other are provided at predetermined distances from one another in a plurality of portions every drive transistor.12-03-2009
20090295772PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A pixel and an organic light emitting display using the same are provided. The display displays an image having desired gray levels while allowing the voltage of data signals to be reduced. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode; a driving transistor for supplying a current to the organic light emitting diode; a switching transistor configured to supply a data signal from a data line to a gate electrode of the driving transistor based on a scan signal from a scan line; a storage capacitor coupled between the gate electrode of the driving transistor and a source electrode of the driving transistor; and an initialization transistor coupled between the source electrode of the driving transistor and an initialization power voltage.12-03-2009
20110169798Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) Display, Pixel Circuit and Data Current Writing Method Thereof - An exemplary active matrix organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes a data line, a current sensing line, a power line and a plurality of pixels all electrically coupled to the data line, the current sensing line and the power line. During a data current is writing to a selected one of the pixels, the selected pixel draws a current from the current sensing line, and the data line supplies a particular data voltage to the selected pixel according to the drawn current from the current sensing line until the drawn current matched with the data current; the other non-selected pixels draw currents from the power line for light-emission. Moreover, a pixel circuit and a data current writing method adapted for the above-mentioned active matrix OLED display also are provided.07-14-2011
20100141631DUAL CONVERSION GAIN GATE AND CAPACITOR COMBINATION - A pixel cell array architecture having a dual conversion gain. A dual conversion gain element is coupled between a floating diffusion region and a respective storage capacitor. The dual conversion gain element having a control gate switches in the capacitance of the capacitor to change the conversion gain of the floating diffusion region from a first conversion gain to a second conversion gain. In order to increase the efficient use of space, the dual conversion gain element gate also functions as the bottom plate of the capacitor. In one particular embodiment of the invention, a high dynamic range transistor is used in conjunction with a pixel cell having a capacitor-DCG gate combination; in another embodiment, adjacent pixels share pixel components, including the capacitor-DCG combination.06-10-2010
20100201676Multi-purpose periscope with display and overlay capabilities - A periscope that is switchable between the normal optical view of the outside, a display view, and an overlay view in which the outside view and display view are combined. The switching element is an electronically switchable mirror with primarily reflective, primarily transparent, and intermediate states, depending on the application of electrical potentials.08-12-2010
20110205207VIDEO PROCESSING CIRCUIT, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND VIDEO PROCESSING METHOD - A video processing circuit, includes: a boundary detection section adapted to detect a boundary between a first pixel having an applied voltage, which is designated by the video signal input and is lower than a first voltage, and a second pixel having an applied voltage, which is designated by the video signal input and is one of equal to and higher than a second voltage higher than the first voltage, in a present frame and in a previous frame, which is one frame earlier than the present frame, respectively; and a correction section adapted to correct the video signal adapted to designate the applied voltages to the liquid crystal elements corresponding to the first pixel and the second pixel abutting on a moving section in the boundary of the present frame moving one pixel from the boundary in the previous frame so as to reduce a lateral electrical field caused by the first pixel and the second pixel.08-25-2011
20100201674LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A light emitting display apparatus and method for driving same is provided. In one embodiment, the light emitting display apparatus includes a plurality of pixel circuits, wherein each of the pixel circuits includes a light emitting device, a driving transistor having a first electrode coupled to the light emitting device and a second electrode coupled to a first power voltage supply line, a compensation capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a gate electrode of the driving transistor, a first switching device configured to provide a voltage from the second power voltage supply line to a second terminal of the compensation capacitor in response to an initialization control signal, and a second switching device configured to provide a data signal to the second terminal of the compensation capacitor in response to a scan signal, wherein the first power voltage supply line and the second power voltage supply line are electrically coupled.08-12-2010
20100201673LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A light emitting display device includes a plurality of pixel circuits, each including a compensation capacitor; a first switch element to apply a second power source voltage to the compensation capacitor while an initialization control signal is active; a second switch element to apply a data signal to the compensation capacitor while a scanning signal is active; a driving transistor driven by a first power source voltage to receive the data signal at a gate electrode thereof through the compensation capacitor, and generate a light emitting input signal according to the data signal; and a light emitting element to receive the light emitting input signal and emit light having a luminance according to an amplitude of the light emitting input signal. Second power source voltage supply lines to supply the second power source voltage to each of the plurality of pixel circuits have a net structure.08-12-2010
20100201671METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING PRECISION CURRENT OVER A WIDE DYNAMIC RANGE - Methods and apparatus provide for producing a remote current for driving a load, comprising: producing a local current, Iref; amplifying the local current Iref by a value of K to produce a local current K Iref; mirroring the local current K Iref to another location; producing a remote current K Iref in response to the mirroring of the local current K Iref; and dividing the remote current K Iref by a matched value of K to produce a remote current Iref for driving the load.08-12-2010
20100201670DERIVATIVE SAMPLED, FAST SETTLING TIME CURRENT DRIVER - Methods and apparatus provide for producing a remote current for driving a load, comprising: one of sourcing and sinking a local current, Iref, through a distributed impedance line, at a first node thereof; the other of sourcing and sinking a remote current, Iref, through the distributed impedance line in response to the local current Iref; determining a rate of change of voltage of the first node; and sourcing or sinking additional current, into or out of the first node, in response to the rate of change of voltage of the first node in order to settle the voltage on the distributed impedance line.08-12-2010
20100201669DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus includes a voltage generator, a display panel and a panel driving part. The voltage generator includes an operation amplifier including a first input terminal electrically connected to a reference voltage receiving terminal, a second input terminal receiving a feedback common voltage and an output terminal outputting a common voltage generated by comparing a reference voltage received at the reference voltage receiving terminal and the feedback common voltage and a first resistor electrically connected between the second input terminal and the output terminal. The display panel includes a dummy line electrically connected in series between a first connection line and a second connection line, and the dummy line provides the feedback common voltage to the second input terminal through the first connection line. The panel driving part drives the display panel.08-12-2010
20100201668Gate Drive Circuit and Display Apparatus Having the Same - Gate drive circuit includes a plurality of stages connected one after another to each other. An m-th stage includes a pull-up section outputting a first clock signal as a gate signal of the m-th stage to an output terminal, a pull-down section applying a low voltage to the output terminal, a carry section outputting the first clock signal as a carry signal of the m-th stage in response to the high voltage of the first node signal, a first carry holding section maintaining the carry signal of the m-th stage at the low voltage in response to the high voltage of the first clock signal and a second carry holding section maintaining the carry signal of the m-th stage at the low voltage in response to a high voltage of the second clock signal.08-12-2010
20100201667METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DISPLAY CHARACTERIZATION AND CONTENT CALIBRATION - A method and system for characterization of a display for facilitating the calibration of the display values of input content in response to dynamic behavior caused by changes in average power (picture) level of the input content include determining a level of average power (APL) in the input content and applying a transform to the input content to determine display values for the input content based on the determined APL of the input content. The transform, in one embodiment of the invention is based on a display characterization which includes a measurement of at least one APL on the display. In one embodiment of the present invention, the transform is a four dimensional look-up table that maps input content color values to respective human visual system values for different average power levels.08-12-2010
20130100101DISPLAY DEVICE, PARALLAX BARRIER, AND DRIVING METHODS FOR 3D DISPLAY - A parallax barrier for 3D display is provided. The parallax barrier includes barrier cells which are disposed successively. Each barrier cell includes first and second substrates, a liquid crystal layer, first and second insulation layers, and first and second conductive layers. The first and second substrates are disposed oppositely. The liquid crystal layer is disposed between the first and second substrates. The first and second conductive layers are disposed on the first and second substrates respectively. The second insulation layer and the first insulation layer are disposed on the second conductive layer in order. The first electrode layer is disposed between the liquid crystal layer and the second insulation layer and is electrically isolated from the second conductive layer. The second electrode layer is disposed between the liquid crystal layer and the second insulation layer and is electrically isolated from the second conductive layer.04-25-2013
20100220088POWER SUPPLY UNIT AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A power supply unit adapted to prevent or reduce damage to devices when the devices receive power with an abnormal voltage, and an organic light emitting display device using the same. An embodiment of the present invention provides a power supply unit, including: a power block including an input terminal for receiving an input power, an output terminal for outputting an output power, and an enable terminal for receiving an enable signal for controlling a driving of the power block; an input power unit configured to concurrently transfer the input power to the input terminal and the enable terminal; and a controller configured to control a voltage of the input power transferred to the enable terminal to determine the driving time point of the power block, and an organic light emitting display device using the same.09-02-2010
20100220083DRIVING APPARATUS OF 2D/3D IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - There are provided a driver unit of a 2D/3D image display apparatus employing a single power supply system and a 2D/3D image display apparatus having the driver unit. In the driver unit of the 2D/3D image display apparatus, the driver unit supplies a 3D image display panel driving signal to the 3D image display panel. The driver unit includes: a single power supply unit which generates a single source voltage; and a control circuit which is connected to the single power supply unit and has first and second output terminals connected to the 3D image display panel. The control circuit outputs first and second positive voltage pulse signals having a phase difference of 90 degree through the first output terminal and the second output terminal. Here, the 3D image display panel driving signal is a differential signal between the first and second positive voltage pulse signals.09-02-2010
20110199361DATA OPERATION METHOD FOR TERMINAL INCLUDING THREE-PIECE DISPLAY UNITS AND TERMINAL SUPPORTING THE SAME - A data operation method for a terminal including three-piece display units and a terminal supporting the same are provided. The terminal including three-piece display units including a first display unit and a second display unit disposed adjacent to each other, a third display unit disposed on an opposite side of the first display unit and the second display unit, a storage unit for storing at least one of a display unit power control mode set value controlling power supplied to at least one of the first display unit, the second display unit, and the third display unit or a data output direction control mode set value used for instructing data to be output, which is generated according to activation of an application program, to at least one of the first display unit, the second display unit, and the third display unit, and a control unit controlling output of data corresponding to at least one application program to at least one display unit activated according to at least one of the display unit power control mode set value or the data output direction control mode set value.08-18-2011
20110199359DISPLAY PANEL - An EL light-emitting element is driven digitally to reduce power consumption using a pixel having three transistors and two capacitors. A reset transistor for diode connection writes the threshold voltage of the drive transistor onto a coupling capacitor. The data voltage plus threshold voltage is then written onto the gate of the drive transistor. This reduces the amplitude of the data voltage required, further reducing power consumption.08-18-2011
20110199358PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pixel and an organic light emitting display device using the same are provided. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode. A first transistor has a second electrode coupled to the organic light emitting diode, and controls the amount of current supplied to the organic light emitting diode. A third transistor is coupled between a reference power source and a first node, and is turned on when a scan signal is supplied to a scan line. A second transistor is turned on when the scan signal is supplied to the scan line, and electrically couples a data line to a second node. A fourth transistor is coupled between the first and second nodes, and is turned off when an emission control signal is supplied to an emission control line. A storage capacitor is coupled between the second node and a first electrode of the first transistor.08-18-2011
20110199357ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light emitting display device includes a scan driver, a data driver, and pixels. The scan driver is for sequentially supplying, during each horizontal period of a width 1H, a scan signal with a width of at least 2H to scan lines. The scan driver is further for sequentially supplying an emission control signal to emission control lines that are substantially parallel to the scan lines. The data driver supplies data signals to data lines. Each pixel includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a pixel circuit having a first transistor for controlling the amount of current supplied to the OLED, and a compensator for controlling the voltage of a gate electrode of the first transistor for compensating a degradation of the OLED. The compensator includes two transistors and a capacitor. One transistor is coupled to a scan line, and the other is coupled to an emission control line.08-18-2011
20110199356PIXEL CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY PANEL - A pixel circuit includes a first power line that supplies a first power, a single control line, an emission control variable resistance element having one end connected to the first power line and the other end connected to the control line, a second power line that supplies a second power, a light-emitting element that has one end connected to the control line and the other end connected to the second power line and emits light in accordance with data written to the emission control variable resistance element, and a parallel connection variable resistance element having one end connected to the control line and the other end connected to the second power line so that it is parallel with the light-emitting element.08-18-2011
20110199355DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A driving circuit of at least one embodiment includes: m output terminals; m+1 video signal output sections including m+1 output circuits, respectively; a decision section for determining the quality of each of the video signal output sections; and switches for switching connections between the output terminals and the video signal output sections in accordance with a result of determination made by the decision section. When the decision section has determined the ith (i being a natural number of m or less) video signal output section to be defective, the switches connect the jth (j being a natural number of i−1 or less) video signal output section to the jth output terminal and connect the (k+1)th (k being a natural number of i or more to m or less) video signal output section to the kth output terminal. Thus provided is a driving circuit, capable of self-repairing a defective one of the video signal output sections, which has more simplified wires connected to the video signal output sections.08-18-2011
20110205212CONTROL CIRCUIT FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A control circuit for a display device includes a shift register circuit which includes at least one transistor and outputs a gate signal in response to at least one voltage signal, a temperature information acquisition unit configured to acquire temperature information at the control circuit for a display device, and a voltage switching unit configured to switch a voltage of the at least one voltage signal based on the acquired temperature information.08-25-2011
20110205213LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes two-column pixel electrodes. The pixel electrodes are arrayed so that a signal line is positioned between the pixel electrodes. The pixel electrodes include a first pixel electrode which is connected to the signal line and a second pixel electrode which is not connected to the signal line. A pixel electrode of a first column of the two columns is set as the first pixel electrode, and a pixel electrode of a second column of the two columns is set as the second pixel electrode in a first row. A pixel electrode of the first column of the two columns is set as the second pixel electrode, and a pixel electrode of the second column of the two columns is set as the first pixel electrode in a second row. At least one of the first and second rows is continuously arranged.08-25-2011
20110205206Display device and driving method thereof - A display device includes a display unit including a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines to which a plurality of compensation data signals are transmitted, a plurality of light emitting signal lines, and a plurality of pixels respectively connected to the plurality of scan lines, the plurality of data lines, and the plurality of light emitting signal lines, and a data driver generating a data voltage corresponding to a image data signal, and converting the data voltage to the compensation data signal. The data driver includes a compensator generating the compensation data signal in accordance with a feedback voltage. The feedback voltage is determined by a degree of deterioration associated with each pixel, and increases with an increasing deterioration degree of the pixel.08-25-2011
20100103157LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DRIVE CIRCUIT - A liquid crystal display drive circuit that suppresses a pulse noise in a liquid crystal display panel without increasing a mounting area is offered. A common signal COMi is varied in a staircase waveform with an increment of 1/3 VLCD in such a way that a high electric potential VLCD→a first intermediate electric potential VLCD04-29-2010
20100103158LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - Disclosed is an LCD and driving method thereof. The present invention comprises a data gray signal modifier for receiving gray signals from a data gray signal source, and outputting modification gray signals by consideration of gray signals of present and previous frames; a data driver for changing the modification gray signals into corresponding data voltages and outputting image signals; a gate driver for sequentially supplying scanning signals; and an LCD panel comprising a plurality of gate lines for transmitting the scanning signals; a plurality of data lines, being insulated from the gate lines and crossing them, for transmitting the image signals; and a plurality of pixels, formed by an area surrounded by the gate lines and data lines and arranged as a matrix pattern, having switching elements connected to the gate lines and data lines.04-29-2010
20110205215Light-Emitting Device and Driving Method Thereof - In a light emitting device, luminance irregularities caused by fluctuation in threshold of TFTs for supplying a current to EL elements among pixels hinder the light emitting device from improving the image quality. A voltage equal to the threshold of a TFT 08-25-2011
20100060622CMOS LINEAR VOLTAGE/CURRENT DUAL-MODE IMAGER - A CMOS image sensor that is capable of both voltage- and current-mode operations selects the mode based on the position of mode switches. Each pixel on the imager has a single transistor acting as either source follower for voltage readout, or transconductor for current readout. The two modes share the same readout lines, but have their own correlated double sampling (CDS) units for noise suppression. A current-mode readout technique using a velocity-saturated short-channel transistor may be used to achieve high linearity. An image array may be formed as a mixture of 3 types of pixels with identical photodiodes and access switches. The readout transistors are optimally sized for their designated mode of operation. Alternatively, two readout transistors are provided per pixel, each individually optimized for the desired mode of operation.03-11-2010
20100141629IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS WITH IMPROVED SAFETY OF ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLY TO ILLUMINATION DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An image display apparatus includes a control unit for controlling a manner of supplying electric power from a power supply unit to an illumination device, and a detection unit included in a control system independent of the control unit. The detection unit detects whether or not a component of the image display apparatus assumes a state satisfying a condition on which electric power is supplied to the illumination device. When the control unit outputs a signal to the power supply unit for causing the power supply unit to supply electric power to the illumination device, and the detection unit detects that the component assumes the state satisfying the condition, supply of electric power to the illumination device is permitted.06-10-2010
20100141630DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE DISPLAY DEVICE AND THE METHOD - An object is to reduce degradation of display quality due to variation in luminance of light-emitting elements, which is caused by variation in voltage because of wiring resistance of current supply lines, and to improve the display quality. In a voltage program period, a terminal serving as a source of a transistor for driving an EL element is electrically connected to a first wiring to which a first potential is supplied. In a light-emitting period, the terminal serving as the source of the driving transistor is electrically connected to a second wiring to which a second potential is supplied. Accordingly, voltage between a gate terminal and the source terminal of the driving transistor can be held without being adversely affected by wiring resistance of the current supply lines.06-10-2010
20100141626Display device, driving method for display device, and electronic apparatus - A display device includes a pixel array unit including pixels arranged in a matrix, the pixels each including an electrooptical element, a writing transistor for writing an image signal, a storage capacitor for storing the image signal, and a driving transistor for driving the electrooptical element in accordance with the image signal, the pixels each having a threshold correction process function for, before light emission of the electrooptical element, changing a source potential of the driving transistor to a potential obtained by subtracting a threshold voltage of the driving transistor from an initial gate potential of the driving transistor; and a power supply unit configured to set, as a power supply potential of a power supply line for supplying a current to the driving transistor, different potential values for a threshold correction period for execution of the threshold correction process and a light-emission period for the electrooptical element.06-10-2010
20100141628DISPLAY, DISPLAY PANEL, METHOD FOR INSPECTING DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING DISPLAY PANEL - An organic electroluminescent device comprising a plurality of electrodes stacked on a substrate, at least one of the electrodes being transparent, an organic electroluminescent layer that is layered between the plurality of electrodes and emits light by an electric field generated between the plurality of electrodes by an applied voltage, and emission sealing layers that are members that seal the plurality of electrodes and the organic electroluminescent layer and emit light by light excitation, is provided.06-10-2010
20110267332ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, CONTROL CIRCUIT, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND DRIVING METHOD - Provided is an electrophoretic display device including: an electrophoretic panel which is provided with an electrophoretic element which includes a first electrode, a second electrode which faces the first electrode, and a charged particle arranged between the first electrode and the second electrode; and a control circuit which controls the electrophoretic panel. The control circuit controls a data voltage with a value which corresponds to the specified gradation of the electrophoretic element to be applied between the first electrode and the second electrode in a writing period, and controls a correction voltage which is the opposite polarity to the data voltage and is less than or equal to a predetermined threshold value to be applied between the first electrode and the second electrode in a correction period which is different from the writing period.11-03-2011
20110267328FAILSAFE INTERCONNECT FOR TILED WALL DISPLAY - A tiled display system includes a plurality of display devices coupled together via a display device interconnect. Video signals and power can be transmitted to any display device coupled to the display device interconnect and then be distributed to the other display devices coupled to the display device interconnect. In situations where the power supply within a display device becomes inactive, the display device is capable of drawing power from neighboring display devices via the display device interconnect in order to power internal circuitry used to relay data signals.11-03-2011
20110267326GATE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A gate driving circuit includes a plurality of stages which are connected to each other one after another and each stage of the plurality of stages outputs a gate voltage to a corresponding gate line of a plurality of gate lines in response to at least one clock signal. Each stage of the plurality of stages includes; a voltage output part which outputs the gate voltage, an output driving part which drives the voltage output part, a holding part which holds the gate line at an off-voltage, and a discharge part arranged at a first end of the gate line to discharge the gate line to the off-voltage in response to the gate voltage output from the voltage output part,11-03-2011
20080238909Display device, driving method therefor, and electronic apparatus - A display device includes a pixel array and a drive unit that drives the pixel array. The pixel array includes first and second scanning lines in rows, signal lines in columns, a matrix of pixels arranged at respective intersections of the scanning lines and the signal lines, power supply lines that supply power to each of the pixels, and ground lines. The drive unit includes a first scanner that sequentially supplies first control signals to the corresponding first scanning lines to perform line-sequential scanning on the pixels on a row-by-row basis, a second scanner that sequentially supplies second control signals to the corresponding second scanning lines in synchronization with the line-sequential scanning, and a signal selector that supplies video signals to the signal lines in synchronization with the line-sequential scanning. Each pixel includes a light-emitting element, a sampling transistor, a drive transistor, a switching transistor, and a pixel capacitor.10-02-2008
20080238907MULTIMEDIA TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR SWITCHING STATE OF THE MULTIMEDIA TERMINAL - A method for switching a state of a media terminal includes: detecting for an infrared signal emitted by a human body around the multimedia terminal; processing the infrared signal into a trigger signal, inputting the trigger signal into the multimedia terminal, and switching the multimedia terminal from a power-saving state to an operating state according to the trigger signal. Embodiments of the present invention also provide two multimedia terminals. An infrared signal detection unit and an infrared signal processing unit are added to the existing multimedia terminal to make the multimedia terminal have an infrared signal detection function. Once the multimedia terminal detects that a person moves around it, the multimedia terminal automatically switches to the operating state. Embodiments of the present invention can prolong the lifetime of the multimedia terminal, reduce power consumption of the multimedia terminal and upgrade the multimedia terminal.10-02-2008
20080238908Driving circuit device of plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus - In this PDP apparatus, in a sustain driving circuit device for supplying sustain discharge pulses, an energy recovery circuit has a coil, switches, and diodes, and a Vs clamp circuit has switches. In the energy recovery circuit, the switches are connected to a panel capacitor, and the coil is connected to a power source line with an intermediate potential of Vs, and a clamp diode and a power source connected thereto are connected to a node between the coil and the switch. As a control timing, at a timing of less than π/2 of an LC resonance current cycle, the switch of the energy recovery circuit is turned OFF and then the switch of the Vs clamp circuit is turned ON, thereby performing the Vs clamp.10-02-2008
20110267330LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - It is an object to provide a transmissive liquid crystal display device in which power consumption is reduced and deterioration in display quality is suppressed. As a backlight, a surface-emission light source is employed. The light source is a light source which performs surface light emission, so that the light emission area is large. Accordingly, the backlight can effectively radiate heat. Thus, even in the case where an image signal is not input to a pixel for a long period, the pixel can hold the image signal. In other words, both a reduction in power consumption and a suppression of deterioration in display quality can be realized.11-03-2011
20110267329ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light-emitting display device that increases long range uniformity (LRU). The organic light-emitting display device includes an image display unit including a plurality of pixels defined by a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines, a plurality of film type connection devices electrically connected to the image display unit and at least one DC-DC converter arranged on the plurality of film type connection devices to supply driving voltages to the image display unit.11-03-2011
20090167744ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS PROVIDED WITH THE SAME - An electro-optical device includes pixels and a power supply circuit. The pixels are provided at positions corresponding to intersections of a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of data lines. Each of the pixels includes a pixel switching element that is connected to a corresponding one of the data lines, a corresponding one of the scanning lines and a pixel electrode. When the scanning line connected to the pixel switching element is selected, the corresponding pixel electrode enters a conductive state with a corresponding one of the data lines. The power supply circuit generates a power supply electric potential for controlling on/off of each pixel switching element. The power supply circuit includes a discharging resistance that has a resistance value such that an electric current that is sufficiently smaller in comparison with the feeding capability of the power supply circuit in a steady state flows through an output portion of the power supply electric potential.07-02-2009
20080278471Liquid crystal display with common voltage compensation and driving method thereof - An exemplary liquid crystal display (11-13-2008
20100128015ELECTROWETTING ELEMENT, DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL SYSTEM - The present invention relates to an electrowetting element for a display device, a display device and a control system for controlling at least one electrowetting element. The electrowetting element comprises: a radiation valve comprising a first fluid and a second fluid immiscible with the first fluid, wherein the first and second fluids are configurable to change a characteristic of radiation passing through at least one of the first and second fluids; and an electrically switchable part switchable between a reflective mode for reflecting radiation incident on the switchable part and towards the radiation valve, and a transmissive mode for transmitting radiation incident on the switchable part through the switchable part and towards the radiation valve.05-27-2010
20100128013PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display device is provided. The plasma display device can reduce the capacity of a pass switch necessary for various driving circuits for applying various driving signals to a plasma display panel (PDP) and can thus contribute to the reduction of the manufacturing cost. In addition, the plasma display device can reduce the amount of heat generated by the various driving circuits and can thus contribute to the improvement of the reliability and the reduction of the power consumption.05-27-2010
20080291191Power source circuits for driving liquid crystal displays - This invention is suitable for use in the field of integrated circuits. It provides a type of power source circuit. Said power source circuit includes: a charge pump circuit used to operate the charge pump to produce driving voltages; a first control circuit, used in the closed-loop control of said charge pump circuit to produce a positive high voltage; a bias-ratio circuit, used with the positive high voltage and the zero-potential voltage produced by the first control circuit to produce a positive sub-high voltage and a lowest positive high voltage; and a second control circuit, used in accordance with the positive sub-high voltage and the lowest positive high voltage produced by said bias-ratio circuit in the closed-loop control of said charge pump circuit to produce a negative high voltage. Using this invention, the system contains no voltage higher than the liquid crystal's driving voltages, and also does not contain any lower negative voltage than the liquid crystal's highest negative driving voltage, thereby reducing the circuit's electrical consumption.11-27-2008
20080291190SOURCE DRIVER AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A source driver includes a gamma reference voltage generating unit and a gamma signal supplying unit. The gamma reference voltage generating unit generates a plurality of gamma reference voltages in response to a gamma control signal. The gamma signal supplying unit is integrated into a display panel and provides a gamma signal to data lines of the display panel using the gamma reference voltages.11-27-2008
20080309655COMMON VOLTAGE GENERATION CIRCUIT, POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DRIVER, AND COMMON VOLTAGE GENERATION METHOD - A common voltage generation circuit includes a first operational amplifier which outputs an amplitude voltage of a common voltage based on a first power supply voltage, a second operational amplifier which outputs a high-potential-side voltage of the common voltage based on the first power supply voltage, and a low-potential-side voltage generation circuit which generates a low-potential-side voltage of the common voltage which is lower in potential than the high-potential-side voltage for the amplitude voltage by a charge-pump operation. The common voltage generation circuit supplies the high-potential-side voltage or the low-potential-side voltage to a common electrode which faces a pixel electrode specified by a scan line and a data line of an electro-optical device through an electro-optical substance.12-18-2008
20100277458Driving Circuit on LCD Panel and Associated Control Method - A driving circuit on a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and associated control method is provided. The LCD panel connected to a display control circuit via a flexible print circuit (FPC) includes a master source driver, for outputting a digital image signal in compliance with a first electrical specification via an FPC board and converting the digital image signal to a gate driving signal and a slave source driving signal, which are in compliance with a second electrical specification; a gate driver, for receiving the gate driving signal in compliance with the second electrical specification; and a slave source driver, for receiving the slave source driving signal in compliance with the second electrical specification. The master source driver, the slave source driver and the gate driver drive a thin-film transistor (TFT) on the LCD panel.11-04-2010
20110205216SIGNAL LINE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE - Dispersion occurs in the characteristics of the transistors. The invention is a signal line driving circuit having a first and a second current source circuits corresponding to each of a plurality of signal lines, a shift register, and a constant current source for video signal, in which the first current source circuit is disposed in a first latch and the second current source circuit is disposed in a second latch. The first current source circuit includes capacitive means for converting the current supplied from the constant current source for video signal into a voltage, according to a sampling pulse supplied from the shift register, and supplying means for supplying the current corresponding to the converted voltage. The second current source circuit includes capacitive means for converting the current supplied from the first latch into a voltage, according to a latch pulse, and supplying means for supplying the current corresponding to the converted voltage.08-25-2011
20080211800DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is driven through no wire cable such as an FPC, and a display image is continuously held for a certain period of time by storing an image signal received from a wireless communication device so that the display image can be held even when the display device is out of communication range with the wireless communication device. A display device includes at least a pixel circuit having an SRAM (static random access memory) circuit, a circuit which controls the pixel circuit, an antenna circuit, a circuit which generates a demodulation signal, a circuit which rectifies a wireless signal, a circuit which generates first voltage, a charge circuit which stores second voltage, a charge control circuit, a voltage supply control circuit, and a circuit which controls the charge control circuit and the voltage supply control circuit.09-04-2008
20080316194REFERENCE VOLTAGE SELECTION CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DRIVER, ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - A reference voltage selection circuit includes a first switch element SW12-25-2008
20100265233Display apparatus and driving controlling method - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including, a pixel array section including a plurality of pixels disposed in rows and columns, a number of power supply lines equal to the number of the rows of the pixels, each of the power supply lines being wired commonly to those of the pixels which are juxtaposed in a direction of a row, and a power supplying section adapted to supply a predetermined power supply potential to the pixels in the rows through the power supply lines.10-21-2010
20110007056DISPLAY APPARATUS COMPRISING ELECTROFLUIDIC CELLS - A display apparatus is disclosed comprising a plurality of electrofluidic chromatophore (EFC) pixel cells, each pixel cell comprising a fluid holder for holding a polar fluid and a non-polar fluid having differing display properties. The fluid holder comprises a fluid reservoir and a channel. The channel is connected to the reservoir so as to enable movement of the polar fluid and non-polar fluid between the channel and the reservoir. A supply voltage applied to the channel results in a movement of the polar fluid to change a cell display property. A circuit board supplies an electrical charge to the pixel cells to generate the supply voltage. A display controller comprises a state lookup table storing, for a respective pixel cell, the current pixel cell display property. The display controller calculates the electrical charge as a function of the current pixel cell display property and the new pixel cell display property.01-13-2011
20100265239PROCESSES FOR FORMING BACKPLANES FOR ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS - A non-linear element is formed on a flexible substrate by securing the substrate to a rigid carrier, forming the non-linear element, and then separating the flexible substrate from the carrier. The process allows flexible substrates to be processed in a conventional fab intended to process rigid substrates. In a second method, a transistor is formed on a insulating substrate by forming gate electrodes, depositing a dielectric layer, a semiconductor layer and a conductive layer, patterning the conductive layer to form source, drain and pixel electrodes, covering the channel region of the resultant transistor with an etch-resistant material and etching using the etch-resistant material and the conductive layer as a mask, the etching extending substantially through the semiconductor layer between adjacent transistors. The invention also provides a process for forming a diode on a substrate by depositing on the substrate a first conductive layer, and a second patterned conductive layer and a patterned dielectric layer over parts of the first conductive layer, and etching the first conductive layer using the second conductive layer and dielectric layer as an etch mask. Finally, the invention provides a process for driving an impulse-sensitive electro-optic display.10-21-2010
20100265236ORGANIC LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE WITH ADJUSTABLE CHARGE CARRIER INJECTION - This invention relates to organic light-emitting devices (OLEDs) and displays comprising such OLEDs suitable to be operated analogue to a transistor, and to methods to operate such OLEDs and displays, where the organic light-emitting device comprises at least one organic light-emitting layer (10-21-2010
20100265235STAGGERED LINE INVERSION AND POWER REDUCTION SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LCD PANELS - Systems and methods are disclosed for various inversion techniques for an LCD array, such as a staggered 2-line inversion, a staggered 1-line inversion, or a staggered N-line inversion. The staggered inversion may invert 2-lines, 1-line or N-lines of an array over the duration of a frame displayed on the array. Additional systems and methods may include a high impedance power reduction technique that may be applied alone or in combination with the various inversion techniques. Specifically, electrode drivers for “idle” lines of a staggered 1-line, 2-line, or N-line inversion may be switched to a high impedance state such that the corresponding drivers for the idle lines use reduced power during the inversion of the “active” lines.10-21-2010
20100265230IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device comprises an image display panel that displays a 2D or 3D image; a driving circuit that applies a data voltage of a 2D data format for the 2D image or a data voltage of a 3D data format for the 3D image to the image display panel; and a controller that controls the driving circuit according to a 2D mode for displaying the 2D image or a 3D mode for displaying the 3D image, wherein R, G, and B subpixels of the image display panel each comprises first and second fine subpixels divided by one data line and two adjacent gate lines. In the 2D mode, the same data voltage of the 2D data format is applied to the first and second fine subpixels. In the 3D mode, the data voltage of the 3D data format is applied to the first fine subpixel and a black gray voltage is applied to the second fine subpixel.10-21-2010
20080284772Liquid crystal display with alternating current off control circuit - An exemplary liquid crystal display includes a power supply circuit, a scaler, and an alternating current off control circuit connected between the power supply circuit and the scaler. The alternating current off control circuit is configured to detect an operation state of the power supply circuit, and output a corresponding control signal to the scaler.11-20-2008
20080284770LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, METHOD OF ADJUSTING A DRIVING MODE THEREOF AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes an insulating substrate, a driving chip having a plurality of input leads and a plurality of option leads, a plurality of input pads and a plurality of option pads. Each input pad of the plurality of input pads is connected to a corresponding input lead of the plurality of input leads, and an input pad of the plurality of input pads supplies the driving chip with a power signal supplied from a power supply wire of a plurality of power supply wires. Each option pad of the plurality of option pads is connected to a corresponding option lead of the plurality of option leads. An operation of the driving chip is controlled according to a voltage level of the power signal supplied through a bridge wire of a plurality of bridge wires connected between an option pad and a corresponding input pad.11-20-2008
20080284773Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same - A liquid crystal display device and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The device includes a gamma voltage generation circuit for generating first to ith positive gamma reference voltages having different levels, and first to ith negative gamma reference voltages having different levels, and a plurality of data drive chips, each of the data drive chips converting digital data input thereto into a positive data voltage and a negative data voltage and supplying the positive data voltage and negative data voltage to a liquid crystal display panel, and adjusting a level of the positive data voltage based on a positive gamma reference voltage supplied thereto, among the first to ith positive gamma reference voltages, and adjusting a level of the negative data voltage based on a negative gamma reference voltage supplied thereto, among the first to ith negative gamma reference voltages.11-20-2008
20100141627Method of driving organic electroluminescence display apparatus - A display apparatus includes a plurality of light-emitting elements, a driving circuit disposed in each of the plurality of light emitting elements, scanning lines, emission control lines, and data lines. Here, each driving circuit includes a driving transistor supplying current to the corresponding light-emitting element, changes the emission control signal from a first voltage value to a second voltage value to make the light-emitting element be in a non-emission state, and changes the emission control signal from the second voltage value to the first voltage value to correct the threshold voltage of the driving transistor, and the emission control signal has the first voltage value in a period other than a period of the second voltage value for correcting the threshold voltage of the driving transistor in a subsequent non-emission period.06-10-2010
20110007059LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display (“LCD”) includes a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines intersecting the gate lines, a plurality of switching elements connected to the gate lines and the data lines, a plurality of storage electrodes, a plurality of storage electrode lines connected to the storage electrodes, a plurality of pixel electrodes connected to the switching elements and overlapping the storage electrodes, a gate driver generating gate signals having a gate-on voltage and a gate-off voltage to apply to the gate lines, a data driver generating data voltages corresponding to externally applied image signals to apply to the data lines, and a storage electrode driver generating storage electrode signals having a reference voltage, a high voltage larger than the reference voltage, and a low voltage smaller than the reference voltage to apply to the storage electrode lines. Each storage electrode signal changes a level thereof when the gate-on voltage is applied to the gate lines and changes a level thereof when a predetermined time elapses after the gate-off voltage is applied to the gate lines.01-13-2011
20110007057LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DRIVER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display driver includes: a positive polarity amplifier; a negative polarity amplifier; and a determining part. The positive polarity amplifier is supplied with a first power source voltage and a second power source voltage, and amplifies a decoded first video data to output as a first data signal. The negative polarity amplifier is supplied with a third power source voltage and a fourth power source voltage, and amplifies a decoded second video data to output as a second data signal. The determining part determines whether an operation is a Half-VDD operation or a Full-VDD operation based on one of a comparison result between the second power source voltage and a first reference voltage and a comparison result between the fourth power source voltage and a second reference voltage to output a determination signal. Each of the positive and the negative polarity amplifier performs the amplification corresponding to one of the Half-VDD operation and the Full-VDD operation based on the determination signal.01-13-2011
20110007053DISPLAY PANEL, DISPLAY DRIVING APPARATUS, DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD FOR ARRANGING ELECTRODES - A display panel having an electrode structure that reduces electromagnetic interference (EMI) emission, a display driving unit, a display apparatus, and a method for arranging electrodes are provided. A display panel includes a plurality of pixels, and an electrode disposed on the plurality of pixels in a first direction and a second direction in an alternating manner. Accordingly, emission level of EMI generated by a discharge electrode of a plasma display panel (PDP) can be reduced.01-13-2011
20110007052DRIVING CIRCUIT AND LCD SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME - A driving circuit for an LCD system is provided. The LCD system includes a common electrode, a display electrode, and a capacitor. An AC voltage output terminal of the driving circuit is coupled to the common electrode via the capacitor. The display electrode and a charging/discharging unit in the driving circuit are respectively coupled to the AC voltage output terminal through a switch. According to requirements to change the electrical polarity of the common electrode, a control unit in the driving circuit turns on/off the two switches respectively so as to charge or discharge the AC voltage output terminal.01-13-2011
20080259068Display panel and electro-optical apparatus - A display panel including a liquid crystal layer, several driving circuits, several flexible circuit films and at least one printed circuit board is provided. The liquid crystal layer is disposed between a first substrate and a second substrate, wherein the first substrate has a display area and at least one peripheral area adjacent to the display area, the second substrate has at least one common electrode. The driving circuits are disposed on the peripheral area in series. The flexible circuit films are electrically connected to the driving circuits. The printed circuit board is electrically connected to the flexible circuit films, so as to transmit at least two different common voltages to a portion of the common electrode via the flexible circuit films.10-23-2008
20110205211IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus which can reduce temperature rise and temperature variation in the heating elements in the housing, and is compatible with vertical arrangement and horizontal arrangement of a display screen without causing malfunction and image quality degradation is provided. The image display apparatus includes a control unit configured to control the air warmed up by the heating elements to flow in the vertical direction. The control unit is located closer to the center of the image display apparatus than the heating elements. The control unit includes a rotation plate that is rotated to maintain a longitudinal direction of the rotation plate parallel with the vertical direction according to rotation of the image display apparatus around the normal line as a rotation axis.08-25-2011
20100271362METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING HIGH SPEED, LOW EMI SWITCHING CIRCUITS - Methods and apparatus are provided for generating low EMI display driver power supply. The methods and apparatus include switching circuits that utilize two groups of parallel circuit traces, each of which is coupled to one end of a switching device. The two groups of traces are configured to be interleaved with each other such that no two traces from either group are next to any other traces from the same group. When the switching device is activated, current flows through the circuit and charges an energy storage element. When the switching device is deactivated, the energy storage element discharges a portion of its energy to a second energy storage element and to the driver circuits. In another embodiment, an additional circuit trace is provided which is only connected on one end and is free floating on the other end to capture the majority of EMI remaining that was generated by the switching circuit.10-28-2010
20090040207DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device includes: a plurality of pixels that represent a first color, a second color, a third color, and white; a signal processor that converts input image signals respective to the colors into output image signals respective to the colors plus an output image signal for the white color, calculates a current consumption amount consumed in the pixels based on the output image signals, and compensates the output image signals in accordance with the current consumption amount; and a data driver that converts the output image signals into data voltages and supplies the data voltages to the pixels.02-12-2009
20090160840Electronic circuit, method of driving the same, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus - To reduce time for writing a target voltage in the gate of a driving transistor. In a first period, a transistor 06-25-2009
20090160841SWITCHING DISPLAY UPDATE PROPERTIES UPON DETECTING A POWER MANAGEMENT EVENT - Systems and methods provide automatic switching of display update properties such as screen resolution, pixel depth, and refresh rate in response to a power management event. The display update property may be decreased when power is switched from AC power to DC power, for example, when the system is unplugged from a wall outlet and is running on battery power.06-25-2009
20130120335DRIVING METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY (LCD) - A LCD driving method is described. The driving method includes the steps of: (a) applying first scan voltage to first scan line for switching on first TFT, wherein data voltage of data line is transmitted to first pixel electrode via first drain electrode and first source electrode; (b) discharging first scan voltage, wherein first pixel voltage of first pixel electrode decreases first feed-through voltage; (c) applying second scan voltage to second scan line for switching on second TFT, wherein data voltage of data line is transmitted to second pixel electrode via second drain electrode and second source electrode for charging second LC capacitor in a second pixel voltage; and (d) discharging second scan voltage, wherein second pixel voltage of second pixel electrode decreases a second feed-through voltage, and first and second scan voltages are positively relative to the first and second feed-through voltages respectively.05-16-2013
20130120336DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel on which a plurality of X-Y electrode pairs are sequentially arranged, the display panel including a plurality of X electrodes and a plurality of Y electrodes; a driving unit which applies a driving voltage to the X electrodes and the Y electrodes; and a control unit which controls the driving unit to apply the driving voltage to a first electrode group including a number of X-Y electrode pairs that are isolated from one another and then to a second electrode group including a number of X-Y electrode pairs that are arranged among the X-Y electrode pairs included in the first electrode group.05-16-2013
20130120338ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device comprises a substrate, a scanning line, a data line, a pixel circuit, and a first storage capacitor holding a first voltage corresponding to a data signal. The first storage capacitor includes a first portion and a second portion connected in parallel. The first portion and the second portion overlap when viewed from a direction orthogonal with respect to the first main surface.05-16-2013
20130120339BUFFER CIRCUIT, SCANNING CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A buffer circuit includes a first transistor circuit having a first conductivity type transistor, a second transistor circuit having a second conductivity type transistors, in which the first and second transistor circuits are serially connected between a first fixed power supply and a second fixed power supply, and input terminals and output terminals of each of the first and second transistor circuits are connected in common respectively, in which at least one transistor circuit of the first transistor circuit and the second transistor circuit is a double gate transistor, and in which wherein a switch element, when any one transistor circuit of the first and the second transistor circuits is in an operating state, is included to supply a voltage of a third fixed power supply to a common connection node of the double gate transistor of the other transistor circuit.05-16-2013
20130120340LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal cell, a gate driver, a source driver and a controller. The liquid crystal cell has a plurality of source lines, a plurality of gate lines, and a plurality of pixels. The pixels define a pixel region with a set of pixels. The source driver has a plurality of second output lines. The second output lines are connected to source lines to output voltage to the pixels. The source lines have a pair of common source lines that are connected to the set of pixels of the pixel region. The common source lines are further commonly connected to one of the second output lines of the source driver. The controller is further configured to display a predetermined color in the set of pixels of the pixel region.05-16-2013
20130120342LIGHT-EMITTING COMPONENT DRIVING CIRCUIT AND RELATED PIXEL CIRCUIT AND APPLICATIONS USING THE SAME - An organic light emitting diode (OLED) pixel circuit is provided by the invention. If a circuit configuration (5T2C) thereof collocates with suitable operation waveforms, a current flowing through an OLED in the OLED pixel circuit may not be changed with a power supply voltage (Vdd) influenced by an IR drop, and may not be varied with a threshold voltage (Vth) shift of a thin-film-transistor (TFT) configured for driving the OLED. Accordingly, brightness uniformity of an OLED display applying the same can be substantially improved.05-16-2013
20130120343Flat Panel Display and Method for Driving the Same - Disclosed herein are a flat panel display which is capable of reducing consumption of standby power, and a method for driving the same. The flat panel display includes a display unit for displaying an image, a driving circuit for controlling driving of the display unit, a receiver for receiving a user command, and a power supply unit for setting a power mode to a driving mode or a standby mode according to a predefined power setting or the user command, and supplying driving power to the display unit, driving circuit and receiver in the driving mode and only to the receiver in the standby mode. When the power mode is set to the standby mode, the power supply unit generates the driving power using a battery contained therein and supplies the generated driving power to the receiver, and cuts off input of external power.05-16-2013
20110267333ACTIVE-MATRIX BISTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE - An active-matrix bistable display panel is provided in which a pixel electrode is formed at each intersection of each of a plurality of scanning lines in a row direction and each of a plurality of signal lines in a column direction and a display state is made to occur depending on a voltage of each of the pixel electrodes, a signal-line driving unit is provided in which the plurality of signal lines is connected to a plurality of terminals and image inputs are sequentially divided into a plurality of image inputs and a plurality of image signals are supplied sequentially to the plurality of terminals in a time-division manner, and a scanning-line driving unit is provided in which each scanning line making up the plurality of groups is sequentially driven for each of the groups, wherein each of TFTs (Thin Film Transistors) is made active so as to supply an image voltage to each of pixel electrodes.11-03-2011
20090160838LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An LCD device being stably driven is disclosed. The LCD device includes: gate lines and data lines crossing each other; a gate driver applying gate scan signals to the gate lines; and a data driver applying pixel data voltages to the data lines. The data driver includes a multiplexer which includes first and second switches that allow a power supply terminal and a ground terminal to be alternatively connected.06-25-2009
20110205204DC-DC CONVERTER AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A DC-DC converter and an organic light emitting display using the DC-DC converter are provided. The DC-DC converter can generate a first voltage and a second voltage lower than the first voltage, where the DC-DC converter includes a first voltage generator for generating the first voltage by switching an input voltage and accumulating energy in a first coil, a second voltage generator for generating the second voltage by switching an input voltage and accumulating energy in a second coil, a pulse width modulation (PWM) controller for controlling switching times of the first and second voltage generators in accordance with a control signal, and a voltage adjuster for generating the control signal to vary a voltage level of the second voltage and control a time of change of the second voltage.08-25-2011
20090128534ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICES - A method of driving an active matrix display device comprises, for each pixel, driving a current through a drive transistor (05-21-2009
20110205205Pixel circuit, display device, method of driving the display device, and electronic unit - A display device includes: a pixel circuit including a light emitting element, first to third ,transistors, and a capacitive element; and a scan line. The pixel circuit is configured in such a manner that, one of a drain and a source of the first transistor is connected to a gate of the second transistor, the third transistor and the capacitive element are connected in series between a gate of the first transistor and the gate of the second transistor, and variation in scan line voltage is transmitted to the gate of the second transistor via the third transistor and the second capacitive element.08-25-2011
20090128536Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same - A liquid crystal display device includes: a first substrate having a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area, the first substrate including first, second, third and fourth sides; a first common line formed in the non-display area corresponding to the second, third and fourth sides of the first substrate; a second substrate facing and spaced apart from the first substrate; a common electrode formed on an entire surface of the second substrate; and a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates.05-21-2009
20120068989GATE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display apparatus including a gate driving circuit disposed on a liquid crystal display is provided. The apparatus further includes a data driving chip, disposed on the liquid crystal display panel, to apply data driving signals to data lines. The gate driving circuit includes a plurality of stages connected to one another in parallel. The odd-numbered stages of the stages each apply gate driving signals to odd-numbered gate lines of the gate lines, in response to a first clock signal and the even-numbered stages of the stages each apply the gate driving signals to even-numbered gate lines of the gate lines, in response to a second clock signal having an opposite phase from a phase of the first clock signal.03-22-2012
20120068988DATA LINE DRIVE CIRCUIT FOR DISPLAY DEVICES - (M+N) drive circuits each perform impedance conversion on an input voltage to output the resultant voltage. A selector selects M drive circuits having a predetermined output voltage accuracy from the (M+N) drive circuits, supplies M display voltages to inputs of the selected M drive circuits, and outputs, as M drive voltages, outputs of the selected M drive circuits.03-22-2012
20120068987PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE METHOD AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - In the driving method of a plasma display panel, one field contains a plurality of subfields and each of which has the following periods: an address period for generating an address discharge; a sustain period where a voltage is applied to data electrodes and sustain pulses corresponding to luminance weight are applied to scan electrodes and sustain electrodes for generating a sustain discharge; and an erase period where a voltage is applied to the scan electrodes and the sustain electrodes for generating an erase discharge. The erase discharge is generated selectively in the discharge cell having undergone an address discharge in the immediately preceding address period. In the sustain period of at least one of the subfields, a voltage to be applied to the data electrodes of the discharge cells having green phosphors is lower than that to be applied to the data electrodes of the discharge cells having red phosphors.03-22-2012
20120068986LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, DRIVE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The light emitting device comprises at least one data line, at least one pixel, a common electrode, a data driver and an ammeter,03-22-2012
20120068985CHIP AND COMPUTER SYSTEM - A computer system is provided. The computer system comprises system and peripheral hardware devices, a display device and a chip. The display device comprises a display panel and an on-screen display (OSD) control module. The chip comprises a computer system environment information monitoring module, a control connection interface and a control module. The computer system environment information monitoring module monitors computer system environment information according to the system and peripheral hardware devices. The control connection interface is electrically connected to the OSD control module. The control module is electrically connected to the computer system environment information monitoring module and the control connection interface to control the OSD control module through the control connection interface according to the computer system environment information to further control the display function of the display panel.03-22-2012
20120068983SWITCHABLE ORGANIC ELECTRO- LUMINESCENCE DISPLAY PANEL AND SWITCHABLE ORGANIC ELECTRO-LUMINESCENCE DISPLAY CIRCUIT - A switchable organic electro-luminescence display circuit includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of first organic electro-luminescence devices, a plurality of second organic electro-luminescence devices, a display mode switching line, and at least one display mode switching transistor. Each of the first organic electro-luminescence devices is electrically connected to a scan line and a data line correspondingly, and coupled between a first voltage source and a second voltage source. Each of the second organic electro-luminescence devices is electrically connected to a scan line and a data line correspondingly, and coupled to the first voltage source. A gate electrode of the display mode switching transistor is electrically connected to the display mode switching line. A source electrode and a drain electrode of the display mode switching transistor are electrically connected to the second voltage source and the second organic electro-luminescence devices respectively.03-22-2012
20090141014CONTROLLING AN ENERGY RECOVERY STAGE OF A PLASMA SCREEN - A method and a circuit for controlling a power recovery stage of a plasma display panel including a resonant circuit of at least one inductive element and one capacitive element, wherein the capacitive element is precharged to half a supply voltage of the display panel.06-04-2009
20090015576Flat display and method for driving the same - A method for driving a flat display having multiple pixels is provided. Firstly, whether a display mode of the flat display is a normal mode or an impulse-driving mode is determined according to a control signal. Next, the pixels are driven according to a data signal and a first set of reference voltages when the display mode is the normal mode, such that the relationship between the gray level and the light intensity of the pixels is a first gamma curve. Afterwards, the pixels are driven according to the data signal and a second set of reference voltages when the display mode is the impulse-driving mode, such that the relationship between the gray level and the light intensity of the pixels is a second gamma curve, and a second normalization curve is close to a first normalization curve.01-15-2009
20090251450Liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display device drive method - In one embodiment of the present application, an area control section receives a command specifying a video image display area or a dynamic image display area in the image data. The area control section stores a data of a previous frame screen in the frame memory only for the part which an overdrive is performed, based on the command. A control section outputs a received image data to a source drive section as it is for the image data being notified as a still image display area. For the image data being notified as a video image display area, the image data is converted based on a data stored in a Look-up Table, and performs the display which improves the response speed of the liquid crystal.10-08-2009
20110141088LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a pixel, an image signal modification unit and a data driver. The image signal modification unit includes a still image detection unit which receives a previous image signal and a current image signal of two consecutive frames and determines whether the current image signal is for a still image, a first modification unit which receives the current image signal and outputs a first current modified image signal or the current image signal, and a second modification unit which receives the current image signal and outputs a second current modified image signal or the current image signal. The data driver changes the second current modified image signal or the current image signal into a data voltage and supplies the data voltage to the pixel. The first modification unit outputs the current image signal when the current image signal is determined to be for the still image.06-16-2011
20110141087DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a display device including a voltage application device that performs, with respect to a display medium including, a pair of substrates, plural types of particle groups disposed between the pair of substrates, a first electrode, plural second electrodes, and a third electrode, in succession after a first process, a second process of application of voltages to the display medium to the first through third electrodes such that the first particle group that has passed through the aperture in the third electrode due to the first process moves towards a downstream substrate of the pair of substrates disposed on the downstream side in the passing direction of the first particle group through the aperture, and the second particle group that has not passed through the aperture of the third electrode due to the first process moves towards the substrate on the side facing the downstream substrate.06-16-2011
20090051676DRIVING APPARATUS FOR DISPLAY - A driving apparatus for a display is provided. The driving apparatus for a display comprises: a digital/analog converter for receiving an input voltage lower than a source voltage used in a buffer amplifier for output driving, generating a plurality of reference voltages, and selecting a reference voltage corresponding to an M (M is a positive integer) bit data signal; and an amplifier for amplifying the reference voltage selected by the digital/analog converter. Therefore, a circuit area and power consumption of the driving apparatus for a display can be minimized.02-26-2009
20090058841PLASMA DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A plasma display and a method of driving the plasma display. The plasma display includes a plasma display panel including a plurality of discharge cells corresponding to sustain electrodes and scan electrodes. A first transistor is coupled between a first power source and a node coupled to the scan electrodes. A second transistor and a diode are coupled in series between a second power source and the node. The first and second transistors are alternately turned on during a sustain period, and the diode is configured to interrupt a current flowing from the second power source to the node.03-05-2009
20090085903Display device, driving method of the same and electronic apparatus using the same - A display device includes a pixel array section and a driving section. The pixel array section includes scanning lines arranged in rows, signal lines arranged in columns, and pixels arranged in a matrix. Each of the pixels includes at least a sampling transistor, a drive transistor, a holding capacitance, and a light-emitting device. The sampling transistor has its control terminal connected to the scanning line and its pair of current terminals connected between the signal line and the control terminal of the drive transistor. The drive transistor has one of its pair of current terminals connected to the light-emitting device and the other of its pair of current terminals connected to a power source. The holding capacitance is connected between the control and current terminals of the drive transistor.04-02-2009
20110227894DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A display device includes: a plurality of pixels; a data driver connected to the plurality of pixels by a plurality of data lines and applying data signals to the plurality of pixels; a scan driver connected to the plurality of pixels by a plurality of scan lines and applying scan signals to the plurality of pixels for the data signals to be applied to the plurality of pixels; a boost driver connected to the plurality of pixels by a plurality of boost lines and applying boost signals, boosting the pixel voltage charged to the plurality of pixels by the data signals, to the plurality of pixels; and a boost voltage maintaining unit applying a restoring voltage restoring the voltage in the plurality of boost lines by the scan signal to the plurality of boost lines. The voltage generated in the boost line by the coupling may be quickly restored and the crosstalk may be minimized, thereby improving the image quality.09-22-2011
20090073154POWER GENERATING MODULE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - Provided are a power generating module and an LCD having the same. The power generating module includes a first driving voltage generator, a second driving voltage generator and an output deviation controller. The first driving voltage generator generates and outputs a first driving voltage including a first liquid crystal driving voltage and a first gate-on-voltage. The second driving voltage generator generates and outputs a second driving voltage including a second liquid crystal driving voltage and a second gate-on-voltage. The output deviation controller controls the first and second driving voltage generators using a feedback signal corresponding to a potential difference between the first driving voltage and the second driving voltage to reduce output deviation between the first driving voltage and the second driving voltage. The voltage levels of driving powers output from a plurality of power source units are compared to generate feedback signals corresponding to potential differences thereof and to provide the generated feedback signals to the plurality of power source units, so that the voltage levels of the driving powers output from the plurality of power source units are controlled to converge to an intermediate level. Therefore, output deviation between driving powers output from the plurality of power source units can be reduced.03-19-2009
20090201278Unit pixels and active matrix organic light emitting diode displays including the same - A unit pixel of an organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) display includes an organic light emitting diode, a driving transistor, a programming transistor, a switching transistor, and a memory capacitor. An active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) display includes a plurality of the unit pixels. The unit pixels and AMOLED displays are more easily manufactured in a simpler structure and capable of displaying higher quality images by effectively suppressing changes in pixel brightness according to a threshold voltage shift of a driving transistor.08-13-2009
20110141095DISPLAY PANEL DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A display panel device includes: a luminescence element; a capacitor including first and second capacitor electrodes; a driver having a gate connected to the first capacitor electrode for allowing a drain current to flow through the luminescence element; a first switch switchably interconnecting a data line and the first capacitor electrode for supplying a signal voltage to the capacitor; a second switch switchably interconnecting a source of the driver and the second capacitor electrode; and a controller. The controller is configured to: turn ON the first switch while the second switch is ON to supply the signal voltage to the first capacitor electrode and flow a current between the source of the driver and the second capacitor electrode; and, after predetermined time period, turn OFF the second switch to cause non-conduction between the source of the driver and the second capacitor electrode.06-16-2011
20110141092DIFFERENTIAL AMPLIFIER AND CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME - A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a signal generating circuit configured to generate a first control signal and a second control signal; and a differential amplifier. The differential amplifier includes: a first differential pair of transistors configured to receive a differential input signal; a first constant current source connected with said first differential pair of transistors; and a first switch connected in parallel with said first constant current source and configured to increase current which flows through said first differential pair of transistors, in response to said first control signal which is active for a first time period in a level transition of said differential input signal.06-16-2011
20110141096LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes: an active matrix substrate; a counter substrate; and a liquid crystal layer (06-16-2011
20110141093LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a light emitting device for preventing a cross-talk phenomenon and a pectinated pattern. The light emitting device includes data lines, scan lines, pixels and a discharging circuit. The data lines are disposed in a first direction, and the scan lines are disposed in a second direction different from the first direction. The pixels are formed in cross areas of the data lines and the scan lines. The discharging circuit discharges at least one data line to a first discharge voltage during a first sub-discharging time of a discharging time, and changes the first discharge voltage into a second discharge voltage during a second sub-discharging time of the discharging time. The light emitting device discharges data lines to discharge voltages corresponding to cathode voltage of pixels, and so cross-talk phenomenon and pectinated pattern is not occurred in the light emitting device.06-16-2011
20110141085INITIAL DRIVING CIRCUIT OF BACKLIGHT UNIT - Provided is an initial driving circuit of a backlight unit having a lamp unit provided with a plurality of lamps. In the initial driving circuit, an error amplifying unit 06-16-2011
20110141084DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A pixel circuit includes an organic EL element, a driving, and a switching provided between the gate and drain of the driving. Upon writing into the pixel circuit, an initial voltage is applied to the gate terminal of the driving, and the switching is temporarily controlled to a conducting state while the driving is in a conducting state, and a data voltage corrected using a gate terminal potential of the driving obtained at that time is applied to the gate terminal of the driving. In at least one embodiment, the human is sensitive to blue chromaticity differences but is insensitive to green chromaticity differences. An initial voltage that increases the accuracy of threshold correction is used for blue pixel circuits, and an initial voltage that reduces power consumption is used for green pixel circuits. By this, a current-driven type color display device with high image quality and low power consumption is provided.06-16-2011
20090015577Driving method of flat panel display apparatus - A driving method of a flat panel display apparatus of a line-sequential driving system in which the display apparatus has N first wirings extending in a first direction, M second wirings extending in a second direction different from the first direction, and image display portions formed in overlapped regions of the first wirings and the second wirings, and the first to Nth first wirings are sequentially selected. A predetermined voltage is applied to each of the M second wirings for a period of time until the first first wiring is selected after the Nth first wiring was selected.01-15-2009
20090085902Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display Device and Method of Driving the Same - In one embodiment of the present invention, on each source bus line, an electric charge escaping transistor is provided having the same polarity as a pixel transistor and having a gate to which a turn-off voltage signal of the pixel transistor is supplied. When an active matrix liquid crystal display device is powered off, the turn-off voltage signal is made to reach the GND level before a turn-on voltage signal of the pixel transistor reaches the GND level, so that the pixel transistor and the electric charge escaping transistor are made half-open. This lets electric charges accumulated in the pixel escape to a common electrode TCOM.04-02-2009
20090085901LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DRIVER PROVIDING CURRENT AND POWER CONTROL - As apparatus for controlling operating parameters for a light emitting diode (LED). A driver receives an input voltage from a voltage source and a control signal. The driver provides a driver output current to the LED based on the control signal. The LED has an LED voltage as a function of the driver output current and has an LED power as a function of said LED voltage and said driver output current. A controller determines the LED voltage and produces the control signal provided to the driver as a function of the LED voltage. The control signal corresponds to a constant driver output current when the LED voltage is less than a predetermined voltage value. The control signal corresponds to a varying driver output current for substantially maintaining the LED power at a constant predetermined power value web the LED voltage is greater than the predetermined voltage value.04-02-2009
20110227893PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - A pixel capable includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED) coupled between first and second power sources, and a pixel circuit coupled between the first power source and the OLED to control driving current supplied to the OLED. The pixel circuit includes a first transistor with a first electrode coupled to a data line, a second electrode coupled to a first node, and a gate electrode coupled to a current scan line, a second transistor with a first electrode coupled to the first power source via the first node, a second electrode coupled to the OLED, and a gate electrode coupled to a second node, a first capacitor coupled between the first power source and the second node, and a second capacitor coupled between the second node and the current scan line. An aperture is formed in at least one electrode of the two electrodes of the first capacitor.09-22-2011
20110227890CLOCK FEEDTHROUGH AND CROSSTALK REDUCTION METHOD - Systems and methods of the present disclosure relates generally to techniques for controlling a gate signal applied to a transistor in an electronic component. One embodiment includes decreasing a skew rate at the rising and/or falling edges of the gate signal to reduce the effects of data signal errors. Decreasing the gate signal falling edge skew rate may decrease clock feedthrough effects of the transistor, and decreasing the gate signal rising edge skew rate may decrease crosstalk effects between more than one data paths in the electronic component. The falling edge skew rate may be manipulated by initially increasing the activating voltage of the gate signal to a higher voltage, such that the gate signal may take longer to fall. The rising edge skew rate may be manipulated by increasing a voltage later during the activating period, such that the gate signal may take longer to rise.09-22-2011
20110227899LEVEL SHIFT CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A level shift circuit includes a level shifter, the level shifter configured to receive input signals and generate level-shifted signals by level-shifting the input signals, an output buffer that includes a first sourcing circuit and a first sinking circuit, the first sourcing circuit and the first sinking circuit being connected in series between a first power and a second power, a first buffer coupled between the level shifter and the output buffer, the first buffer configured to buffer the level-shifted signals and provide a first driving signal to the first sourcing circuit, and a second buffer coupled between the level shifter and the output buffer, the second buffer configured to buffer the level-shifted signals and provide a second driving signal to the first sinking circuit.09-22-2011
20110227898DIFFUSER FOR LIGHT FROM LIGHT SOURCE ARRAY AND DISPLAYS INCORPORATING SAME - An optical structure placeable between a backlight array of point light sources and a planar display. The structure distributes light emitted by the point light sources to uniformly illuminate the plane of the display, without introducing significant viewing parallax. The emitted light is partially collimated within a preferred angular viewing range, maximizing the display's luminance when viewed from the normal direction. The structure is highly reflective, such that a substantial portion of any non-emitted light rays are internally reflected by the structure, increasing the likelihood that those rays will be subsequently emitted by the structure.09-22-2011
20110227896ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY - An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display including a substrate main body; a driving circuit on the substrate main body; an organic light emitting element on the driving circuit; and a front substrate covering the organic light emitting element and coupled to the substrate main body, wherein the driving circuit includes a wire, the wire including a planar portion parallel to a surface of the substrate main body, and a connection portion connected to the planar portion and extending in a direction orthogonal to the substrate main body.09-22-2011
20090231319Differential amplifier and drive circuit of display device using the same - Disclosed is a differential amplifier of the present invention includes a differential pair differentially receiving a signal, a current source connected between a first voltage supply and the differential pair, for driving the differential pair, a current-to-voltage converter circuit receiving output currents of the differential pair and producing first and second voltage signals, first and second transistors of mutually different conductivity types connected in series between the first voltage supply and a second voltage supply and respectively receiving the first and second voltage signals at control terminals thereof, a third transistor connected between the second voltage supply and an output terminal and receiving the first voltage signal at a control terminal thereof, and a fourth transistor of the same conductivity type as that of the third transistor, the fourth transistor being connected between the output terminal and the first voltage supply and having a control terminal thereof connected to a connecting node between the first and second transistors.09-17-2009
20090231318COLUMN SELECT SIGNAL ADJUSTING CIRCUIT CAPABLE OF REDUCING INTERFERENCE BETWEEN BIT LINES AND DATA LINES AND SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - Disclosed is a column select signal adjusting circuit capable of reducing interference between bit lines and data lines and a semiconductor memory device having the same. The column select signal voltage adjusting circuit includes a driving voltage generating unit for producing a driving voltage when the write signal is activated, wherein a voltage level of the driving voltage produced when the write signal is activated is higher than a voltage level of the driving voltage produced when the write signal is inactivated, and a column select signal driving unit for outputting a column select signal by driving a decoding signal to the voltage level of the driving voltage.09-17-2009
20090231317PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE METHOD AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display panel is driven by providing a plurality of subfields within one field period, the subfield having an initializing period in which the initializing discharge is generated in a discharge cell by applying a ramp-waveform voltage that is gradually descending to a scan electrode, an address period in which an address discharge is generated in the discharge cell by applying a scan pulse voltage to the scan electrode, and a sustain period in which sustain discharges by the number of times corresponding to the luminance weight are generated in the selected discharge cell. The lowest voltage is set of the descending ramp-waveform voltage in the subfield where the luminance weight is the smallest lower than the same voltage in the subfield where the luminance weight is the largest, and a voltage is kept for a prescribed period after the descending ramp-waveform voltage reaches the lowest voltage in the subfield where the luminance weight is the smallest.09-17-2009
20090231316ROLLABLE BI-STABLE DISPLAY - A system comprises a rollable sheet (SH) forming a loop. The rollable sheet has a first section (SH09-17-2009
20090141012Display, Drive Circuit of Display, and Method of Driving Display - The present invention relates to a display that uses a polysilicon liquid crystal panel.06-04-2009
20110221737LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes an array of pixels. Each pixel is divided into a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel, and different data voltages are separately applied to (or evolved at) the two sub-pixels, thereby enhancing the lateral side visibility. Each sub-pixel includes a sub-pixel electrode (connected to the drain electrode of a sub-pixel's switching element) overlapped with the sub-pixel's storage electrode. A first predetermined voltage is applied to the first sub-pixel and second predetermined voltage is applied the second sub-pixel, and thus the first sub-pixel electrode may receive a voltage lower than the voltage of the second sub-pixel electrode. The first sub-pixel electrode may be larger in area than the second sub-pixel electrode. The overlapping area between the first drain electrode and the storage electrode of a first sub-pixel may be larger than the overlapping area between the drain electrode and the storage electrode of a second sub-pixel. Thus the kickback voltage of the first sub-pixel may be substantially the same as the kickback voltage of the second sub-pixel.09-15-2011
20110221734DISPLAY DEVICE - To provide a display device in which rewriting of only a given section of an image can be achieved or to simplify the configuration of a circuit including wirings in a display device in which partial driving can be performed. A shift of a selection signal in a shift register included in a scan line driver circuit and supply of a selection signal to scan lines are controlled independently of each other, so that rewriting of only a given section of an image can be achieved. The above operation is realized by providing a wiring that supplies a signal representing a clock signal or a fixed potential. Therefore, the configuration of the circuit including the wiring can be simplified in the display device including the wiring while partial driving can be performed.09-15-2011
20090002356DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus including a pixel circuit including a light emitting element arranged in a site where a scanning line crosses a signal line; a holding capacitor; a first switch which opens and closes connection between one terminal of the light emitting element and the signal line in accordance with a signal applied to the scanning line; a second switch which opens and closes connection between one terminal of the holding capacitor and the signal line in accordance with a signal applied to the scanning line to control current to be supplied to the light emitting element, wherein in the pixel circuit selected by a signal of the scanning line, the first switch is closed to apply a voltage to one terminal of the light emitting element from a first voltage supply connected to the signal line and the second switch is closed to apply a voltage to one terminal of the holding capacitor from a second voltage supply connected to the signal line.01-01-2009
20090244044DISPLAY DRIVER CIRCUIT FOR DRIVING A LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE WITH THE THRESHOLD OFFSET OF A DRIVE TRANSISTOR COMPENSATED FOR - A display driver circuit for driving a current-controlled light-emitting device to emit light with aluminance gradation includes a memory for storing compensation data based on a measured value of a threshold voltage of a transistor for driving the light-emitting device, a register for holding the data to be displayed, and a data line driver for measuring the threshold voltage of the transistor through a data line connected to the transistor to produce the compensation data and store the compensation data in the memory and correcting the data to be displayed held in the register with the compensation data stored in the memory to output the gradation signal to the data line. Thus, the display driver circuit can be smaller in size than conventional circuitry which has a separate analog-to-digital converter.10-01-2009
20090244047LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DRIVING OF THE LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE - A light-emitting device comprises a power supply line, at least one data line, at least one pixel having a light-emitting element with one end electrically connected to the power supply line and another end set to a prescribed potential, and a first transistor connecting the data line(s) and one end of the light-emitting element, a current supplying circuit that outputs a verification current of a preset value, and a data driver unit having voltage measuring circuits that acquire a voltage of the one end of the light-emitting element as the verification voltage when the verification current flows via a current path of the data line and the first transistor of the pixel, from the one end of the light-emitting element to the other end from the current supplying circuit via the power supply line.10-01-2009
20090102826Display device - A display device having a display element is configured such that the extending directions of electrodes are made different from each other among upper, lower, left and right pixels.04-23-2009
20090102825ENERGY RECOVERY CIRCUIT AND PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - The present invention relates to an energy recovery circuit for supplying driving signals to a plasma display panel (PDP), and a plasma display apparatus employing the same. The plasma display apparatus includes a PDP, and a driver for generating a driving signal for driving the PDP. The driver includes a first capacitor that charges a voltage recovered from the PDP, an inductor that forms a resonant circuit together with the first capacitor, a voltage source that supplies a voltage for generating the driving signal, and a second capacitor connected between one end of the inductor and a voltage source. According to the present invention, in the event that a driving signal is to be supplied to a PDP using an energy recovery circuit, a capacitor is connected to one end of the inductor of the energy recovery circuit. Accordingly, distortion of a driving signal waveform supplied to a panel, which is caused by using a cheap element, can be prevented, damage to an inductor due to a voltage can be prevented, and stability of the energy recovery circuit can be improved.04-23-2009
20090213102BOOTING METHOD AND SHUTTING DOWN METHOD FOR IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - During booting of a display panel and a light source, low power supply for electronic circuits is provided to the display panel. Then, the display panel is set by R/W commands. Then, high power supply for liquid crystal transition is provided to the display panel. Then, the display panel is discharged for removing residual electronic charges. Then, the light source is turned on for emitting light to the display panel. On the contrary, during shut down, the light source is turned off and then the display panel is discharged. Then, application of high power supply is stopped. Then, the display panel is set by R/W commands. Then, application of low power supply is stopped.08-27-2009
20090213103LED DRIVING ELEMENT, BACKLIGHT DEVICE, AND BACKLIGHT DEVICE DRIVING METHOD - An LED driving element that can perform black line insertion display without increasing the clock frequency. LED driving element 08-27-2009
20090213101Display Device and Electronic Apparatus - A display device able to amplify the same input as a power supply voltage of IC by using low temperature polysilicon having high threshold voltage and large variation and an electronic apparatus using the same, including MCK use level shifters 08-27-2009
20090213104SOURCE DRIVER CIRCUIT - A plurality of source amplifiers, arranged for each of a plurality of data lines, generate a drive voltage corresponding to brightness data indicating pixel brightness, to supply corresponding data lines. An output terminal of each source amplifier is connected to a corresponding data line. A high side transistor is arranged between a power supply line and the output terminal, and a low side transistor is arranged between a ground line and the output terminal. A first capacitor is arranged between the output terminal and a gate of the high side transistor, and a second capacitor is arranged between the output terminal and a gate of the low side transistor. Respective pads that function as the output terminal of each of the source amplifiers are disposed along one side of a semiconductor substrate in which a source driver is integrated. The first capacitor and the second capacitor are disposed along one side, at positions adjacent to the pads.08-27-2009
20090219273DISPLAY SYSTEM WITH A SOLAR CELL AND DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A display system and a device having the display system are provided. The display system includes: a pixel area on which a pixel is formed; a substrate having a top side and a back side opposite to the top side, and a plurality of edges between the top side and the back side, the substrate being a main substrate on which the pixel area being formed or a sealing substrate; and a solar cell area having at least one solar cell integrated on a peripheral of the pixel area, the edge of the substrate or a combination thereof. The display system includes: a pixel area on a display substrate, including: a transparent electrode; and an emissive device for emitting a light, the transparent electrode and the emissive device being aligned in series on the display substrate, a solar cell placed behind the transparent electrode, for making the transparent electrode non-reflective to the emissive device. The device includes: the display system, and a chargeable power source electrically connected to the solar cell for supplying an operation power to the device.09-03-2009
20090244042PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD AND PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - A plasma display panel driving method and a plasma display apparatus are disclosed in which a suitable address discharge can be performed at a next scanning timing by reducing voltage changes in a sustain electrode and a scan electrode caused by a change of an address pulse when the address pulse is applied to an address electrode at a scanning timing. The plasma display panel driving method drives a plasma display panel which includes plural scan electrodes extending in a first direction and plural address electrodes extending in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction. In the method, a negative polarity scan pulse is applied to a scan electrode, a positive polarity address pulse is applied to an address electrode from an address electrode driving circuit, and an address discharge is generated. The positive polarity address pulse is generated by using a charge sharing system, in which before clamping a predetermined high voltage or a predetermined low voltage to the address electrode, an averaged voltage generated from electric charges remaining in the plural address electrodes is applied to the address electrode. A falling time of the address pulse is longer than a rising time of the address pulse.10-01-2009
20090244046PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY APPARATUS, AND PIXEL CIRCUIT DRIVE CONTROL METHOD - A pixel circuit including a light emitting element, a driving transistor, connected to the light emitting element, that applies a drive current to the light emitting element, a holding circuit connected to a gate terminal of the driving transistor, and a switching transistor connected between the holding circuit and a data line through which a data signal to be held by the holding circuit flows, in which the driving transistor and the switching transistor are inorganic oxide thin film transistors whose OFF-operation threshold voltage is a negative voltage, and the holding circuit includes a first capacitor element connected between the switching transistor and the gate terminal of the driving transistor, and a second capacitor element connected between a point located between the first capacitor element and the gate terminal of the driving transistor and a voltage source that supplies a negative voltage.10-01-2009
20090244041LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS - A liquid crystal display device includes: first gate lines for transferring first gate signals; second gate lines for transferring second gate signals; first data lines for transferring normal data voltages, the first data lines running across the first and second gate lines; and pixels connected with the first and second gate lines and the first data lines. Each pixel includes: a liquid crystal capacitor, a first switching element having a control terminal connected with a respective one of the first gate lines, an input terminal connected with a respective one of the first data lines, and an output terminal connected with the liquid crystal capacitor, and a second switching element having a control terminal connected with a respective one of the second gate lines, an input terminal insulated from the first data line, and an output terminal connected with the liquid crystal capacitor. Other embodiments are also provided.10-01-2009
20090244045DISPLAY DEVICE AND A DRIVING METHOD OF THE DISPLAY DEVICE - This disclosure concerns a display device including an n-type drive transistor controlling a current flowing the light emitting element; a bias transistor; a Vt detection transistor; a capacitor; a scanning transistor, wherein before setting the first electrode of the capacitor to have the threshold voltage of the drive transistor, the bias transistor connects a first signal line to the gate of the drive transistor to apply the negative bias to the gate of the drive transistor, the scanning line driver sets the first electrode to have a higher level potential than the threshold voltage of the drive transistor, and the Vt detection transistor connects the gate to the drain of the drive transistor to set the first electrode to have the threshold voltage of the drive transistor.10-01-2009
20090160837DISPLAY HAVING ILLUMINATION FUNCTION - A display includes a display circuit, a power module connected to the display circuit to supply power thereto, a display card chip, and a switch. The power module is connected to a power pin of the display card chip via the switch. A driving pin of the display card chip is connected to the display circuit and is able to control the display to display a white screen.06-25-2009
20110227891GAMMA RESISTOR SHARING FOR VCOM GENERATION - A display device having a data voltage generation circuit and a common voltage generation circuit that are both coupled to a common reference voltage is provided. By utilizing a common ground, variations between the data signals relative to the common voltage may be reduced, thereby improving voltage precision and color accuracy. In one embodiment, the data voltage generation circuit may be a gamma adjustment circuit that utilizes a resistor string having a center grounding point. The common voltage generation circuit may share the resistor string and the grounding point with the gamma adjustment circuit. Thus, data voltage signals and common voltage signals may be derived based on the same voltage reference point. Further, by sharing the resistor string, the total number of circuit components in the display device may be reduced, thereby reducing overall chip area and/or manufacturing costs.09-22-2011
20090251452Organic light emitting display apparatus and method of driving the same - An organic light emitting display apparatus capable of preventing degradation of a driving transistor includes a third transistor in the pixel circuit with the third transistor removing a voltage stress applied to a gate electrode of the driving transistor by applying a ground voltage to the gate electrode of the first transistor according to a second scan signal. The third transistor is different from the driving transistor and the switching transistor. A method of driving the organic light emitting display apparatus is also provided.10-08-2009
20090251451LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel including data lines and gate lines crossing each other, and liquid crystal cells arranged in a matrix forma, a horizontal polarity controller that compares digital video data with a critical value and inverts a logic state of a horizontal polarity conversion signal when polarities of the digital video data lean based on the comparative result, a data drive circuit that converts the digital video data into positive and negative data voltages and controls horizontal polarity inversion periods of the data voltages in response to the horizontal polarity conversion signal, and a gate drive circuit that supplies scan signals to the gate lines.10-08-2009
20090256832METHOD AND A DEVICE FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention relates to a method and a device for driving liquid crystal display. The method comprises: turning on the N-th row of gate line; closing a switch, so that the charges on the two rows of gate line are neutralized and the gate ON voltage on the N-th row of gate line is reduced to a secondary ON voltage for gate; and turning off the N-th row of gate line. The device comprises a liquid crystal panel, a gate driver and a data driver, wherein the liquid crystal panel is disposed with a gate line connected with the gate diver as well as a data line connected with the data drivel, and a controlling device for enabling charge-sharing on adjacent gate lines is connected between the adjacent gate lines. In the present invention, by adding a switch between two rows of gate line, the gate line currently being turned on is short-circuit with the next row of gate line, so that the charges on the two rows of gate line are neutralized, a secondary ON voltage is generated, and multi-level gate voltage is achieved, thus effectively solving the technical defects in the present LCD, that is, an increase in the current consumption of the whole driving circuit and an increase in cost that are caused when adding a circuit for modulating multi-level gate ON voltage on a gate driving circuit board.10-15-2009
20100149161ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY, METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY, AND STORAGE DISPLAY - An electrophoretic display according to the present invention includes a first reset step for applying a first voltage to electrophoretic devices such that no image is displayed and no afterimages are present in the electrophoretic devices between a first step for displaying a first image on the electrophoretic devices and a second step for displaying a second image on the electrophoretic devices and a second reset step for applying a second voltage higher than the first voltage such that no image is displayed and no afterimage is present in the electrophoretic devices at a frequency less than that at which the first reset step is performed.06-17-2010
20100149152Display device, driving method for the display device, and electronic apparatus - A display device includes: a pixel array unit in which pixels are arranged in a matrix shape, each of the pixels including an electro-optic element, a writing transistor that writes a video signal, a driving transistor that drives the electro-optic element according to the video signal written by the writing transistor, and a storage capacitor that is connected between a gate electrode and a source electrode of the driving transistor and stores the video signal written by the writing transistor; and a power supply line that supplies power supply potential to the pixels, the power supply potential selectively taking first potential for supplying an electric current to the driving transistor and second potential for applying reverse bias to the electro-optic element.06-17-2010
20090244043Image Display Device - To provide an image display device having a circuit for solving burning phenomenon without increasing the size of the circuit. An image display device is provided having a display unit formed using display devices, a signal line for inputting a display signal voltage to the display unit, and a display control unit for controlling the display signal voltage, the image display device comprising a detection power source, a switch for causing a current of the detection power source to flow to the display device, a detection circuit for detecting the current, and a detection information storage circuit for storing information, and compensating the display signal voltage, using the information, wherein using a first reference voltage, and current detection is carried out, the detection circuit feeds back the current detected to set a second reference voltage different from the first reference voltage, and carries out current detection.10-01-2009
20120194498BI-STABLE ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL THEREOF - A bi-stable active matrix (AM) display apparatus and a method for driving a display panel thereof are provided. The bi-stable AM display apparatus includes a bi-stable AM display panel, a scan driver, a data driver and a controller. A frame period is divided into a resetting phase and a determining phase. The controller resets pixels on a plurality of scan lines of the bi-stable AM display panel to a homotropic state in the resetting phase through the scan driver and the data driver. The controller writes frame information into the pixels on the scan lines in the determining phase through the scan driver and the data driver.08-02-2012
20120194497Gate Driver and Display Device Using the Same - A gate driver includes a logic circuit for generating a plurality of buffer input signals and a modulation signal, a plurality of buffers each for generating a respective gate driving signal according to a corresponding one of the plurality of buffer input signals, and a switch module for controlling electrical connection between a first voltage source and the plurality of buffers. During a modulation period, the modulation signal indicates the switch module to break the electrical connection, and the plurality of buffer input signals are configured to short output terminals of the plurality of buffers so as to modulate the gate driving signals.08-02-2012
20120194496APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SUPPORTING A MECHANICAL LAYER - This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatuses for supporting a mechanical layer. In one aspect, an electromechanical systems device includes a substrate, a mechanical layer, and a post positioned on the substrate for supporting the mechanical layer. The mechanical layer is spaced from the substrate and defines one side of a gap between the mechanical layer and the substrate, and the mechanical layer is movable in the gap between an actuated position and a relaxed position. The post includes a wing portion in contact with a portion of the mechanical layer, the wing portion positioned between the gap and the mechanical layer. The wing portion can include a plurality of layers configured to control the curvature of the mechanical layer.08-02-2012
20120105417LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display having reduced power consumption. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel having a plurality of pixels and a plurality of pixel memories. A pixel voltage is stored in a pixel memory in an on screen display (OSD) region of the liquid crystal display panel for displaying a still image for a long period of time and driving a liquid crystal cell by the stored pixel voltage. Also, the power consumption of the liquid crystal display can be reduced by using a NAND gate or a NOR gate as a circuit element for alternating a voltage between low level and high level so as to store a pixel voltage in a pixel memory of the liquid crystal display.05-03-2012
20120105416DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD OF THE SAME - A display device including a first gate line and a second gate line that extend in parallel with each other, a data line crossing the first and second gate lines to form a pixel region, a pixel electrode in the pixel region and including a main pixel electrode and a sub pixel electrode, which are connected to the first gate line and the data line, a control thin film transistor connected to the second gate line and the sub pixel electrode, and a gate driver. The gate driver outputs a first gate signal to the first gate line and a second gate signal to the second gate line. The first gate signal activates the first gate line during a first time and a second time following the first time, and the second gate signal activates the second gate line during the first time but not the second time.05-03-2012
20120105414DRIVING METHOD AND DRIVING CIRCUIT OF LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL - The present invention discloses a driving method and a driving circuit of a liquid crystal panel, which relates to the field of liquid crystal displaying technology, and solves the problem of the ion accumulation in a TFT channel. The driving method of a liquid crystal panel according to embodiments of the present invention comprises: inputting an offset pinch-off voltage to gate scan lines of each row within a vertical blanking period between two successive frames, the offset pinch-off voltage being an original pinch-off voltage plus a predetermined voltage offset; and inputting the original pinch-off voltage to the gate scan lines at the time other than a gate turn-on time and the vertical blanking period. The embodiments of the present invention are mainly applied to the field of displaying of liquid crystal panels.05-03-2012
20120105413FLAT PANEL DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING FLAT PANEL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A flat panel display apparatus includes a substrate, a display unit on the substrate, a sealing substrate facing the display unit, a sealing member between the substrate and the sealing substrate surrounding the display unit, a wiring unit between the substrate and the sealing substrate with an area overlapped with the sealing member, the wiring unit comprising a plurality of separate wiring members, and a leading unit comprising a main body unit, a connection unit, and an intermediate unit that are integrally formed and where the leading unit is configured to receive a voltage applied to the wiring unit from an external power source. The connection unit is connected to the wiring unit, the main body unit is connected to the external power source, the intermediate unit is arranged between the connection unit and the main body unit, and a width of the connection unit decreases away from the main body unit.05-03-2012
20120105409TWO-DIMENSIONAL AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A 2D and 3D display device includes a display panel and a barrier panel. The barrier panel includes a first base, a first electrode layer, a first patterned electrode, a second base, a second electrode layer, a second patterned electrode and an electro-enabled material layer. The first electrode layer substantially completely covers the first base. The first patterned electrode is disposed on the first electrode layer and electrically insulated from the first electrode layer. The second base is disposed opposite to the first base. The second electrode layer substantially completely covers the second base. The second patterned electrode is disposed on the second electrode layer and electrically insulated from the second electrode layer, and an extending direction of the second patterned electrode substantially crosses over an extending direction of the first patterned electrode. The electro-enabled material layer is disposed between the first base and the second base.05-03-2012
20100177080Electronic-ink signage device employing thermal packaging for outdoor weather applications - A wireless electronic-ink based display device employing thermal packaging for cold outdoor-weather applications, comprising a power source module, a processor, a RF transceiver, and a power management module mounted on the first side of a printed circuit board (PCB) structure, while an addressable electronic-ink based display module is mounted on the second side of the PCB structure, and a thermal-insulation weather-sealed packaging is provided about the addressable electronic-ink based display structure and the PCB structure. To accommodate hot outdoor weather environments, a heat-dissipative thermal radiator is mounted to the first side of the PCB, and in thermal communication with the addressable electronic-ink based display structure and the PCB structure.07-15-2010
20100177083ACTIVE-MATRIX TYPE DISPLAY DEVICE AND AN ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A display device whose pixels being embedded with a memory is disclosed. These pixels each includes: a capacitor; a switching unit between the display unit and the capacitor, being turning on during the sampling period; and a voltage detecting circuit for detecting the voltage between the capacitor and the switching unit. Besides, the display unit also includes: a first capacitor voltage source connected to a terminal of the capacitor which is not connected to the voltage detecting circuit, and applying a predetermined voltage within the variation range of the voltage state of the display unit on the capacitor in the sampling period; and/or a second capacitor voltage source, being connected to a terminal of the display unit which is not connected to the switching unit, and applying a predetermined voltage within the variation range of the voltage state of the display unit on the display unit in the sampling period.07-15-2010
20090256830HYBRID DISPLAY - A mobile communication device comprising a display assembly comprising a plurality of transistors, where each of the plurality of transistors includes a light-emitting region and a non-light-emitting region and a plurality of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), where the plurality of OLEDs are located directly on top of the non-light-emitting regions of the plurality of transistors; and logic configured to select and activate at least one of the plurality of transistors or the plurality of OLEDs to display information.10-15-2009
20080309652ADAPTIVE REFRESH RATE FEATURES - A device may include a display capable of providing variable refresh rates, and a display controller that determines a refresh rate and outputs an image to the display based on the determined refresh rate.12-18-2008
20090315873ENERGY RECOVERY CIRCUIT AND PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS THEREOF - The present invention relates to an energy recovery circuit for supplying driving signals to a plasma display panel (PDP), and a plasma display apparatus employing the same. The plasma display apparatus includes a PDP, and a driver for generating a driving signal for driving the PDP. The driver includes a first capacitor that charges a voltage recovered from the PDP, an inductor that forms a resonant circuit together with the first capacitor, a voltage source that supplies a voltage for generating the driving signal, and a second capacitor connected between one end of the inductor and a voltage source. According to the present invention, in the event that a driving signal is to be supplied to a PDP using an energy recovery circuit, a capacitor is connected to one end of the inductor of the energy recovery circuit. Accordingly, distortion of a driving signal waveform supplied to a panel, which is caused by using a cheap element, can be prevented, damage to an inductor due to a voltage can be prevented, and stability of the energy recovery circuit can be improved.12-24-2009
20100149159Plasma display device - A plasma display device in which noise of an electric signal and uncertainty of a power supply are prevented when a scan IC is packaged using chip-on-film technology. The plasma display device includes: a plasma display panel having pluralities of scan electrodes, sustain electrodes, and address electrodes; a chassis base disposed at the rear of the plasma display panel; a circuit unit insulated from the rear side of the chassis base by bosses and driving the plasma display panel; radiator plates provided at the rear of the circuit unit; chip-on-film (COF) packages formed at the rear of the radiator plates, electrically connecting the scan electrodes to the circuit unit, and including a scan integrated circuit (IC) to drive the circuit unit; and couplers penetrating the COF packages, the radiator plates, and the circuit unit to couple the same with each other.06-17-2010
20100149156LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device which can reduce a scale of the whole counter-electrode-signal drive circuits is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes: a substrate; a plurality of counter electrodes which are formed on the substrate corresponding to pixels; a plurality of counter electrode signal lines which are formed on the substrate, are electrically made conductive with the counter electrodes, extend in the X direction, and are arranged parallel to each other in the Y direction which intersects the X direction; and counter electrode signal drive circuits having control signal outputting parts which are mounted on the substrate at a rate of one control signal outputting part for two counter electrode signal lines.06-17-2010
20110102406GATE DRIVER AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF - A gate driver applied to a LCD apparatus is disclosed. The gate driver includes a pulse modulation controlling module. When a pulse modulation controlling signal received by the pulse modulation controlling module is changed from a high level to a low level, the pulse modulation controlling module closes an active switch according to the pulse modulation controlling signal, so that a high level power signal will begin discharging to have a modulated pulse form.05-05-2011
20100149151LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display is provided. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel, a data driving circuit for converting digital video data into positive/negative data voltages to be supplied to the data lines and adjusting the horizontal polarity inversion cycle of the positive/negative data voltages, and a timing controller for generating the vertical polarity control signal and the horizontal polarity control signal, adding a FRC correction value to input digital video data to supply the input digital video data to the data driving circuit, detecting a predetermined weak pattern from the input digital video data and, when data having the weak pattern is detected, changing either the logic inversion cycle of the vertical polarity control signal or the logic of the horizontal polarity control signal and changing the position of the data to which the FRC correction value is added.06-17-2010
20100149158ELECTROPHORESIS DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An electrophoresis display and a driving method thereof are disclosed. An electrophoresis display includes a display panel comprising a plurality of pixel cells to display an image, a data driving unit supplying a pixel voltage to a plurality of data lines provided in the display panel, a common voltage generating unit generating a common voltage swinging to reverse electric potential and supplying the common voltage to a common electrode of the display panel, and a timing control unit generating a data control signal and a common voltage control signal and controlling a driving timing of the data driving unit and the common voltage generating unit.06-17-2010
20100149153Display device, display device drive method, and electronic apparatus - In a display device in which pixels are arranged in a matrix, each pixel has an electro-optical element, a write transistor that writes a video signal, a drive transistor that drives the electro-optical element in accordance with the video signal written by the write transistor, a storage capacitor that is connected between a gate electrode and a source electrode of the drive transistor to store the video signal written by the write transistor. Current is prevented from flowing to the drive transistor when the write transistor writes the video signal.06-17-2010
20100177081Display Having Rush Current Reduction During Power-on - A display that has rush current reduction during power-on is provided. A display panel that displays an image includes a gate line and a data line. A voltage generator receives a supply voltage and outputs a gate-on voltage and a gate-off voltage to first and second output nodes, respectively. The voltage generator includes a pull-up capacitor that is charged for a first time period of a power-off period and is discharged for a second time period of the power-off period to increase a voltage level of the second output node, the first and second time periods being consecutive periods of the power-off period. A gate driver selectively applies a gate-on voltage or a gate-off voltage to the gate lines, and a data driver applies a data voltage to the data line.07-15-2010
20110128265VIDEO RATE ChLCD DRIVING WITH ACTIVE MATRIX BACKPLANES - A device and method providing a pixel architecture that, in at least one embodiment, contains both an on/off memory element and a switching element to utilize low-power liquid crystal displays for video or near-video applications. Such an embodiment can be implemented, for example, using a pair of TFTs for implementing the memory element and switching element on a common substrate. Other embodiments can utilize actual memory devices for the memory elements. This device and method are particularly useful for driving cholestric display elements for video or near video rate applications.06-02-2011
20110128269STEROSCOPIC IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A stereoscopic image display device comprises: a display panel including thin film transistors (TFTs) formed at crossings of data lines and gate lines and m×n (m and n are positive integers) number of pixels divided into main subpixels and auxiliary subpixels; a data driving circuit supplying a data voltage of a two-dimensional (2D) image to the data lines in a 2D mode and supplying a data voltage of a three-dimensional (3D) image to the data lines in a 3D mode; and a gate driving circuit simultaneously supplying gate pulses to a pair of gate lines including neighboring gate lines in the 2D mode and simultaneously supplying gate pulses to even-numbered gate lines in the 3D mode.06-02-2011
20100177084PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display device has a crystal particle made of MgO single crystal where the cathode luminescence emission spectrum exhibits a desired characteristic, and displays an image by a driving method in the initializing period. The initializing period has the first half for applying the voltage, which gradually increases from a first voltage and to a second voltage, to a second electrode, and the latter half for applying the voltage, which gradually decreases from a third voltage and to a fourth voltage.07-15-2010
20100177082GATE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A gate driving circuit includes a shift register in which the stages are connected to each other one after another. An m-th stage includes a pull-up section outputting a high voltage of a first clock signal as a gate signal in response to a voltage of a first node, a pull-down section pulling down the gate signal to an off voltage in response to the first clock signal or the second clock signal, a driving section turning on and turning off the pull-up section and a holding section maintaining a voltage of the first node at the off voltage in response to the first clock signal, and a voltage maintenance section blocking a leakage current through the pull-up driving section and the holding section during an output interval of the gate signal to delay a voltage drop of the first node.07-15-2010
20100265234Driver and display apparatus using the same - A driver includes a gradation voltage supplying section configured to supply a first output gradation voltage to a data line in a first display period; and a charge share performing section configured to supply a second voltage between the first output gradation voltage and a first voltage to the data line in a charge share period after the first display period. The first voltage is a common voltage between the first output gradation voltage and a second output gradation voltage of a polarity opposite to that of the first output gradation voltage.10-21-2010
20100156874Display Panel - A display panel includes a first sub-pixel electrode and a second sub-pixel electrode alternating with each other to form a horizontal electric field, a first data line transmitting a first data voltage to the first sub-pixel electrode, and a second data line transmitting a second data voltage to the second sub-pixel electrode, wherein the second sub-pixel electrode is formed to overlap the first and second data lines.06-24-2010
20100156877SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE - In case the size of the transistor is enlarged, power consumption of the transistor is increased. Thus, the present invention provides a display device capable of preventing a current from flowing to a display element in signal writing operation without varying potentials of power source lines for supplying a current to the display element per row. In setting a gate-source voltage of a transistor by applying a predetermined current to the transistor, a potential of a gate terminal of the transistor is adjusted so as to prevent a current from flowing to a load connected to a source terminal of the transistor. Therefore, a potential of a wire connected to the gate terminal of the transistor is differentiated from a potential of a wire connected to a drain terminal of the transistor.06-24-2010
20100156873ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY AND POWER SUPPLY DEVICE FOR THE SAME - A power supply device for an organic electroluminescent display includes an inductor charging a first power source, a power supply unit including an input terminal and output terminals, the power supply unit receiving the first power source from the inductor through the input terminal, generating second power sources of different voltage levels, and outputting the second power sources through the output terminals, and a Schottky diode between the input terminal and one of the output terminals.06-24-2010
20100156876LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CONTROLLER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In conventional liquid crystal display controllers such as for portable telephone sets, the display is reduced in the stand-by state but the liquid crystal display duty is not changed, i.e., even the common electrodes of the rows that are not producing display are scanned, and the consumption of electric power is not decreased to a sufficient degree in the stand-by state. A liquid crystal display controller (06-24-2010
20100156872IMAGE PROCESSING APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An image processing apparatus, a power supply apparatus and a circuit apparatus, the image processing apparatus including a display unit which displays thereon an input image, and a power supply unit which outputs direct current power to drive the display unit, but gradually increases a voltage level of the direct current power.06-24-2010
20100156875Organic electroluminescent display device and method of driving the same - An organic electroluminescent display device includes a plurality of pixels, each one of the plurality of pixels including: a switching transistor that is connected to a gate line and a data line; a driving transistor, wherein a data voltage of the data line passing through the switching transistor is reflected into a gate of the driving transistor; a sampling transistor that samples a threshold voltage of the driving transistor, wherein a gate of the sampling transistor is connected to a control line, and the sampled threshold voltage is reflected into the gate of the driving transistor; an initializing transistor, wherein a gate of the initializing transistor is connected to a previous or next gate line, and an initialization voltage passing through the initializing transistor is reflected into the gate of the driving transistor; and an organic light emitting diode that is connected to the driving transistor, wherein a driving current of the organic light emitting diode is adjusted according to a voltage of the gate of the driving transistor.06-24-2010
20100259526SCANNING CIRCUIT, SCANNING DEVICE, IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND TELEVISION APPARATUS - A scanning circuit having a plurality of output units each outputs an ON potential sequentially, comprises: a first output unit that changes an ON potential to an OFF potential during a first period; and a second output unit that changes the OFF potential to the ON potential during a second period, wherein at least part of the first period and at least part of the second period overlap.10-14-2010
20090115765Method of driving organic electroluminescence emission portion - Disclosed herein is a method of driving an organic electroluminescence emission portion, the driving method including the steps of: executing steps from preprocessing step to writing step for at least continuous three scanning time periods; applying a first node initialization voltage to corresponding one of the data lines, and supplying the video signal instead of the first node initialization voltage for each of the scanning time periods; applying the first node initialization voltage from the corresponding one of the data lines to the first node through the write transistor held in the ON state, thereby initializing the potential at the first node; and applying the first node initialization voltage from the corresponding one of the data lines to the first node through the write transistor held in an ON state, thereby holding the potential at the first node.05-07-2009
20090115764Plasma display and driving method thereof - A method of driving a plasma display using a frame having a plurality of weighted subfields includes applying overlapping sustain pulses to first and second electrodes of the display during a sustain period of at least one subfield in the frame, and applying at least one non-overlapping sustain pulse to the first and second electrodes during the sustain period.05-07-2009
20100188387DRIVING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL, AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A scan IC includes a switch circuit and a logic circuit. The switch circuit includes first and second transistors and a level shift circuit. First and second control signals that change between a logical “1” and a logical “0” are applied to an input terminal of the logic circuit. The logic circuit applies a third control signal to the first transistor and applies a fourth control signal to the second transistor based on the applied first and second control signals. A detection circuit is connected to the input terminal of the logic circuit. An abnormality of the scan IC is detected by the detection circuit.07-29-2010
20100188382Apparatus for Generating Over-drive Values Applied to LCD Display and Method Thereof - An over-drive value generating apparatus applied to an LCD display includes a pixel value converting unit, a gain generating unit and a calculation unit. The pixel value converting unit generates a converted pixel according to a current pixel of a current image and a corresponding pixel of a previous image. The gain generating unit generates a gain according to a position of the current pixel. The calculation unit generates an output pixel according to the current pixel, the converted pixel and the gain.07-29-2010
20100188381EMISSION CONTROL DRIVER AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - An emission control driver includes a plurality of stages, each of the plurality of stages including an output terminal coupled to a corresponding one of the emission control lines; input terminals respectively coupled to two or more scan lines of the scan lines for generating a corresponding one of the emission control signals; an input circuit for controlling voltages at a first node and a second node corresponding to scan signals supplied from the two or more scan lines; and an output circuit coupled to the input circuit, the output circuit for controlling the corresponding one of the emission control signals according to the voltages at the first node and the second node.07-29-2010
20100164931PIXEL CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR DRIVING A PIXEL - A pixel circuit adaptable for a pixel array including a first scan line and a second scan line is provided. An illumination unit is coupled to a first node, including a light emitting diode that illuminates based on a voltage level of the first node. A first circuit is coupled to the first node, the first scan line and a data signal. A second circuit including one or more transistors, is coupled to the first node, the second scan line and a reference voltage. The second scan line has a scan order before that of the first scan line by one or more lines. When the first scan line is activated, the first circuit passes the data signal to the first node. When the second scan line is activated, the second circuit passes the reference voltage to the first node.07-01-2010
20110175890LIGHTING DEVICE FOR DISPLAY DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - A backlight unit 07-21-2011
20110175889Method for Driving an AC Type Plasma Display Panel - This disclosure relates to a method for driving an AC type plasma display panel. According to this disclosure, an elapse time period between an end time point of ramp-down and a time when a first scan pulse is applied is maintained to be uniform even when a ramp-down slope is different in such a manner that a comparator of a scan electrode driving circuit compares an output voltage with a reference voltage and a logic control circuit outputs a control signal to a logic control circuit when the output voltage is equal to the reference voltage. Accordingly, the method for driving the AC type plasma display panel is capable of improving an address characteristic and a driving margin.07-21-2011
20110175888PIXEL INTERLEAVING CONFIGURATIONS FOR USE IN HIGH DEFINITION ELECTRONIC SIGN DISPLAYS - Pixel interleaving configurations for use in high definition electronic sign displays where each and every scan line includes full red, green, and blue color representation to provide for high resolution electronic video sign displays.07-21-2011
20110175887METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A DISPLAY SCREEN, IN PARTICULAR A PLASMA DISPLAY SCREEN, AND DEVICE FOR SAME - A display screen is controlled through successive scans of the display screen. Each scan of the display screen includes a successive selection of rows of the display screen. For each row selected, and in accordance with a normal selection, a first column selection mode is implemented wherein a first selection signal is generated for the column, that first selection signal going from a first state towards a second state with an intermediate plateau level being reached therebetween. In an alternative operation, a second column selection mode is provided which replaces the first column selection mode, the second column selection mode including the generation of a second selection signal going from the first state to the second state without any intermediate plateau level being reached therebetween. At least at the start of each scan, the first selection mode is replaced by the second selection mode and this second selection mode is maintained for a given column, at the latest, for as long as no deselection of the column has been effected.07-21-2011
20110175886DISPLAY ELEMENT DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display element drive circuit includes a first circuit which holds as a voltage component electric charges based on a gradation signal corresponding to display data, a second circuit which supplies the gradation signal to the electric charge holding circuit at a timing of application of a selection signal, current control type display elements, and a third circuit which generates a driving current based on the voltage component held in the first circuit and supplies the generated driving current to the display element. One of the second and third circuits includes at least one field effect transistor. The field effect transistor includes gate, source and drain electrodes, and a source-side parasitic capacitance formed between the gate and source electrodes and a drain-side parasitic capacitance formed between the gate and drain electrodes of the field effect transistor have different capacitance values.07-21-2011
20110175883DRIVING METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - It is an object to provide a liquid crystal display device and a driving method of a liquid crystal display device in each of which deterioration of an image display function can be suppressed and power consumption can be sufficiently reduced. In the liquid crystal display device, a fixed potential is input to a capacitor before a power source is turned off, so that a potential difference between electrodes of the capacitor disappears (capacitance becomes almost zero) such that electric field is not applied to liquid crystals, whereby the liquid crystals are in an initial state. When the supply of the power source is stopped after an initial-state image is displayed, unnecessary electric field is not continuously applied to the liquid crystals in an off state, whereby the liquid crystals can be in the stable initial state; therefore, the liquid crystals can be prevented from deteriorating.07-21-2011
20110175882PIXEL CIRCUIT, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE PIXEL CIRCUIT - A pixel circuit for a display apparatus is disclosed. The pixel circuit includes two scan transistors. The scan transistors are driven such that when not connecting a storage capacitor to a data line, one of the scan transistors is off, and one of the scan transistors is driven with a voltage to reverse a threshold shift caused by the voltage applied to turn the transistor off.07-21-2011
20110175878DRIVING METHOD FOR DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A driving method for a display panel is provided. The driving method includes detecting whether the display panel switches between frames; and down-regulating/up-regulating the frame rate of the display panel and adjusting the voltage value of a gate-on power source when the display panel switches from a dynamic frame to a static frame or switches from the static frame to the dynamic frame, so as to change a charging current of pixels in the display panel.07-21-2011
20100182300Driver circuit of display device - A driver circuit of a display device includes a gray-scale voltage circuit that generates a plurality of different reference voltages, a first selector circuit that selects one of the reference voltages as a first selected voltage and selects one of the reference voltages different from the first selected voltage as a second selected voltage, an amplifier that outputs an output voltage based on the first selected voltage, and an output voltage regulator circuit that regulates a potential of the output voltage by using a regulated voltage generated based on the first and second selected voltages. The output voltage regulator circuit regulates a potential of the output voltage from the amplifier. This allows reduction of the number of reference voltages generated in the gray-scale voltage circuit and the number of lines connecting the gray-scale voltage circuit and the first selector circuit, enabling reduction of the chip area of the driver circuit.07-22-2010
20120032937DISPLAY SUBSTRATE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A display substrate includes a base substrate including a display area and a peripheral area, a pixel disposed on the display area, wherein the pixel includes; a pixel transistor connected to a gate line and a data line which cross each other, and a pixel electrode connected to the pixel transistor and the pixel electrode, and a gate driving circuit disposed on the peripheral area, wherein the gate driving circuit outputs a gate signal to the gate line and comprises a plurality of stages, an n-th stage of the gate driving circuit including a plurality of circuit transistors and a boosting capacitor including a first capacitor and a second capacitor, the plurality of circuit transistors and the first capacitor being disposed on a first area and the second capacitor being disposed on a second area of the peripheral area positioned between the first area and the display area.02-09-2012
20120032935DRIVING DEVICE OF FLAT PANEL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving device and a driving method of a flat panel display are provided. The driving device includes a driving circuit, an output buffer and a buffer control module. The driving circuit outputs a pixel data during a valid data period, and an input terminal of the output buffer receives the output of the driving circuit. The buffer control module turns off the output buffer during a blanking data period, and turns on the output buffer during the valid data period in order to reduce power consumption of the output buffer, and maintain an image quality of the flat panel display.02-09-2012
20100259523SOURCE DRIVER - A source driver adaptive to driving a plurality of data lines on a display panel is provided herein. The source driver includes a plurality of channels and an output switch. The channels generate driving voltages to drive the display panel. The output switch includes a plurality of output multiplexers, so as to selectively connect the channels to data lines of the display. Each of the output multiplexers connects at least one of the channels to one of the data lines while being activated, wherein the output multiplexers are sequentially activated within a frame period. The source driver utilizes the output switch to sequentially delay a control signal, for controlling the output multiplexers to be sequentially activated within the frame period. Therefore, an electromagnetic interference can be reduced for ensuring the source driver operates normally.10-14-2010
20100259525SHIFT REGISTER AND DISPLAY DEVICE - At least one embodiment of the present invention is directed to, even when external noise is applied to a shift register during all-on operation, preventing through-current from flowing in unit circuits and also to prevent increase in load on all-on control signal lines. When a high-level all-on control signal is provided to a unit circuit of a shift register, a transistor T10-14-2010
20100259527DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND DRIVING METHOD - A display device includes data lines and pixels. Each pixel includes a driving transistor, a switch between one of the data lines and a gate of the driving transistor, and a luminescence element connected to the driving transistor. A first circuit path former flows a first test current from the one of the data lines through the first transistor and a second test current from the one of the data lines through the luminescence element. A second circuit path former generates a first voltage and a second voltage in the one of the data lines. The first voltage corresponds to a gate voltage of the first transistor generated by the first test current. The second voltage corresponds to a luminescence voltage of the luminescence element generated by the second test current. A voltage detector detects the first voltage and the second voltage in the one of the data lines.10-14-2010
20100188385SHIFT REGISTER CIRCUIT HAVING THRESHOLD VOLTAGE COMPENSATION - A shift register circuit comprises a plurality of stages, each stage being for providing an output signal to an output load and comprising a pull up transistor for pulling the output signal up to a high voltage rail and a pull down transistor for pulling the output signal down to a low voltage rail. Each stage comprises a circuit for sampling the threshold voltage of at least one of the pull up and pull down transistors and for adding the sampled threshold voltage to a control voltage offset, to provide a threshold-voltage-compensated signal for controlling the gate of the at least one of the pull up and pull down transistors. This provides threshold voltage sampling, in particular for the thin film transistor whose threshold voltage drift must be compensated (for example the pull-down thin film transistor). 07-29-2010
20100188384Display apparatus and method of driving same - A display apparatus including a pixel array and a driver configured to drive the pixel array, the pixel array having scanning lines as rows, signal lines as columns, a matrix of pixels disposed at respective intersections of the scanning lines and the signal lines, and power supply lines disposed along respective rows of the pixels, the driver having a main scanner for successively supplying control signals to the scanning lines to perform line-sequential scanning on the rows of the pixels, a power supply scanner for supplying a power supply voltage, which selectively switches between a first potential and a second potential, to the power supply lines in synchronism with the line-sequential scanning, and a signal selector for supplying a signal potential, which serves as a video signal, and a reference potential to the signal lines as the columns in synchronism with the line-sequential scanning.07-29-2010
20100188388DISPLAY APPARATUS AND FABRICATING METHOD THEREOF - A method of fabricating a display apparatus includes depositing a first layer on a substrate while a mask is disposed at a first distance from the substrate, and forming a second layer on the substrate while the mask is disposed at a second distance larger than the first distance from the substrate after forming the first layer. Thus, the present invention provides a method of fabricating a display apparatus, in which a single mask is used in forming an electron injection layer and a common electrode.07-29-2010
20100188386PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE METHOD - A stable address discharge is generated to achieve a high quality of image display. For this purpose, a plasma display panel, a scan electrode driving circuit, and a partial light-emitting rate detecting circuit are provided. The scan electrode driving circuit performs an address operation by sequentially applying a scan pulse to scan electrodes in an address period. The partial light-emitting rate detecting circuit divides the display area of the plasma display panel into a plurality of regions, and detects a rate of the number of discharge cells to be lit with respect to the number of discharge cells, as a partial light-emitting rate, in each of the regions. The scan electrode driving circuit performs the address operation earlier on the regions having the higher light-emitting rates detected in the partial light-emitting rate detecting circuit in decreasing order of value.07-29-2010
20100001982Photoactive Devices and Components with Enhanced Efficiency - Devices, compositions and methods for producing photoactive devices, systems and compositions that have improved conversion efficiencies relative to previously described devices, systems and compositions. This improved efficiency is generally obtained by one or both of improving the efficiency of light absorption into the photoactive component, and improving the efficiency of energy extraction from that active component.01-07-2010
20100001981DOT-MATRIX DISPLAY DATA REFRESH VOLTAGE CHARGING CONTROL METHOD AND SYSTEM - A dot-matrix display data refresh voltage charging control method and system is proposed, which is designed for integration to a dot-matrix display device, such as TFT-LCD (Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display), for controlling a data-refresh process on the dot-matrix display device. The proposed method and system is characterized by the capability of performing data refresh by comparing for the differences between the currently-displayed pixel values and the new pixel values to be used for data refresh to thereby obtain a set of differential voltages for use to be applied to the pixels for data refresh. This feature allows the data-refresh process to use only a low level of differential voltage rather than the full-level of pixel data voltage for data refresh, thus allowing the data-refresh process to be completed in a reduced shorter time period to provide a fast scan speed.01-07-2010
20100225631FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE AND SOURCE DRIVER CIRCUIT FOR PERFORMING MUTIPLE DRIVING OPERATIONS WITHIN A UNIT SOURCING PERIOD - A flat panel display device and a source driver circuit for the flat panel display device are provided for performing multiple driving operations within a unit sourcing period. In the flat panel display device, multiple driving operations are performed within the unit sourcing period, and source voltages are supplied to a selected number of data lines in each driving operation. In this case, one DAC is driven to generate source voltages for a plurality of data lines. In the flat panel display device, the number of the DACs is reduced and the overall layout area is greatly reduced. Also, standby power consumption can be greatly reduced due to the reduced number of amplifiers. Since the source voltages provided by the same amplifier are provided to adjacent data lines, a metal layer can be easily wired in the display panel.09-09-2010
20100013816PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pixel capable of improving response characteristics and displaying an image having a uniform image quality, and an organic light emitting display device using the same. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode coupled between first power and second power; a pixel circuit coupled between the first power and the organic light emitting diode for supplying a driving current to the organic light emitting diode; and a first transistor for supplying a reset voltage to an anode electrode of the organic light emitting diode during a first period when a previous scan signal is supplied to a previous scan line.01-21-2010
20130215094DISPLAY DEVICE AND RELATED METHOD - A display device includes a display panel that includes a first pixel and a second pixel, the first pixel being associated with a positive pixel voltage relative to a data voltage and being associated with a first leakage current, the second pixel being associated with a negative pixel voltage relative to the data voltage and being associated with a second leakage current. The display device further includes a gate driver for providing a first gate-off voltage having a first value to at least one of the first pixel and the second pixel, the first value being in a range determined based on an equality-enabling value, wherein a value of the first leakage current is equal to a value of the second leakage current if the first gate-off voltage having the equality-enabling value is provided to the at least one of the first pixel and the second pixel.08-22-2013
20100225633APPARATUS AND METHOD TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF MOVING IMAGE DISPLAYED ON LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device includes a panel having pixel electrodes arranged at intersections of a plurality of signal lines via switching elements for transmitting display data and a plurality of scanning lines for transmitting control signals, and a control circuit for controlling the panel. The liquid crystal panel is divided into first pixel regions and second pixel regions adjacent to the first pixel regions. The control circuit carries out impulse driving in which the control signals transmitted to each of the scanning lines are activated two times in one frame period for displaying an image. The control circuit writes the display data in either one of the pixel regions and writes reset data in the other pixel regions when the control signals are activated once of the two times. By writing the reset data in the pixel regions, the display data written in an immediately preceding frame are reset. In consecutive frames, the display data written in the pixel regions are always reset in one frame period. Therefore, blurring in a moving image can be alleviated. Since writing the display data and the reset data is carried out separately in the first pixel regions and in the second pixel regions, flicker is prevented from occurring in a display screen.09-09-2010
20100225632LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The embodiments of the present invention disclose a liquid crystal display. The liquid crystal display comprises: a color filter substrate and an array substrate assembled together with a sealant, wherein an electrode is formed between an edge portion of an effective display region of the array substrate and the sealant, and the metal electrode is connected to a first DC power.09-09-2010
20100225630ELECTROLUMINESCENT SUBPIXEL COMPENSATED DRIVE SIGNAL - An electroluminescent (EL) subpixel, such as an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) subpixel, is compensated for aging effects such as threshold voltage V09-09-2010
20100238153DISPLAY DEVICE - A circuit that obtains a more accurate, output voltage from a plurality of input voltages is provided. A two-input single-output circuit includes a current source transistor allowing a predetermined current to flow, a cascode transistor section including two MOS transistors that are cascode-connected to the drain side of the current source transistor and have the same characteristics, a differential pair section having a first differential pair formed of a first input-side transistor and a first output-side transistor whose source lines are shared and a second differential pair formed of a second input-side transistor and a second output-side transistor whose source lines are shared, and a current mirror circuit section. Drain lines of the transistors of the cascade transistor section are respectively connected to the source lines of the first and second differential pairs.09-23-2010
20100238154DRIVING METHOD AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE UTILIZING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof capable of reducing flicker are provided. During a predetermined time period, two continuous inversion operations to pixel voltages and common voltages are repeatedly performed with a timing interval in which the liquid crystal component does not react to changes. After the predetermined time period, the pixel voltages and common voltages are performed by a single inversion operation such that they are phase inverted. Then, the pixel voltages and common voltages are repeatedly performed during the predetermined period by two continuous inversion operations with the timing interval in which the liquid crystal component does not react to changes.09-23-2010
20080259069Plasma display device and driving method thereof - A plasma display may include a plurality of first electrodes, a first switch, a second switch, and a switch driving circuit to control the first switch. The first switch may be between a first power source supplying a first voltage and the plurality of first electrodes. The second switch may be connected between a second power source for supplying a scan voltage to the plurality of first electrodes, and the plurality of first electrodes. The switch driving circuit may include a capacitor and a controller. The capacitor may be between a third power source supplying a third voltage higher than the scan voltage and the second switch. The controller may turn on the first switch using a fourth voltage stored in the capacitor. The capacitor may be charged with the fourth voltage when the second switch is turned on.10-23-2008
20110109612SHARING SWITCH TFTS IN PIXEL CIRCUITS - A circuit and driving technique to improve the display resolution of an AMOLED display. Sharing of switch transistors between several sub-pixels in the display leads to improved manufacturing yield by minimizing the number of transistors used. The method also allows for conventional sequential scan driving to be used. The circuit includes a shared switch transistor connected between a voltage data line and a shared line that is connected to a reference voltage through a reference voltage transistor, a first pixel including a first light emitting device configured to be current driven by a first drive circuit connected to the shared line through a first storage device, a second pixel including a second light emitting device configured to be current driven by a second drive circuit connected to the shared line through a second storage device, and a reference current line configured to apply a bias current to the first and second drive circuits.05-12-2011
20110109611SURFACE-EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - This invention provides a surface-emitting display device comprising a plurality of power supply lines 05-12-2011
20100253670SIGNAL LINE DRIVER CIRCUIT, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - Variation occurs in transistor characteristics. The present invention relates to a signal line driver circuit comprising a plurality of current source circuits respectively corresponding to a plurality of wirings, characterized in that: the plurality of current source circuits each comprise capacitor means and supply means; and the plurality of current source circuits each convert a supplied current into a voltage in accordance with a video signal, and supply a current corresponding to the converted voltage.10-07-2010
20100253666LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT AND METHOD OF DRIVING PIXEL CIRCUIT - A light emitting apparatus includes a pixel circuit and a driving circuit which drives the pixel circuit. The pixel circuit includes: a driving transistor which generates a driving current; a light emitting device that determines gradation depending on the driving current; a light emission control transistor; a discharge transistor; a capacitor device; and a first switching device interposed between a gate and a drain of the driving transistor.10-07-2010
20100253668LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DRIVING METHOD, AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - First and second data signal lines are provided for a column of pixels, and signal potentials of opposite polarity to each other are supplied to the data signal lines respectively. In at least one embodiment, a predetermined pixel is taken as the first pixel. A pixel other than the (2×n×i+1)-th pixel in the scanning direction is connected to a data signal line different from that connected to the previous pixel, whereas the (2×n×i+1)-th pixel is connected to the same data signal line as that connected to the previous pixel. The polarity of the signal potential supplied to each data signal line is inverted every n horizontal scanning periods. Every adjacent two scan signal lines starting from the scan signal line connected to the predetermined pixel are sequentially selected at the same time among scan signal lines. A liquid crystal display with this structure enables an increase of the pixel charging time as well as prevention of flickering.10-07-2010
20110102401LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a common voltage generating circuit, a common voltage compensating circuit, and a liquid crystal panel. The liquid crystal panel includes gate lines parallel to each other, data lines isolated from and intersecting with the gate lines, common voltage lines parallel to the gate lines, and a coupling line isolated from and intersecting with the data lines. A method for driving the LCD device includes the common voltage compensating circuit generating and providing an original common voltage and the coupling line generating a feedback signal when data signals on the plurality of data lines change. The common voltage compensating circuit generates a compensating signal according to the feedback signal and compensates the original common voltage, and outputs a compensated common voltage to the common voltage lines.05-05-2011
20110102404Low Power Driving Method for a Display Panel and Driving Circuit Therefor - A low power driving method for a display panel and a driving circuit therefor. When the voltage of a corresponding common electrode of a pixel in a pixel array is changed from one of the first voltage and the second voltage to the other thereof according to a polarity signal, the voltage of the corresponding pixel electrode of the pixel is driven. In an embodiment, a data code for the pixel and the polarity signal are utilized to predict a trend of the corresponding target voltage of the data code, and the voltage of the pixel electrode or the data line is changed to a voltage close to the target voltage of the pixel according to the prediction result. Thus, the swing range of the voltage of the data line can be efficiently reduced, and power saving and reduction in transition time can also be achieved.05-05-2011
20110057921BRAILLE DISPLAY - A braille display comprising an outer wall comprising an outer surface, an inner surface and a plurality of holes extending between the outer surface and the inner surface and which are arranged in an at least substantially regular pattern relative to each other. The braille display is further provided with braille cells wherein each braille cell comprises at least one tactile member which is movable between a first outer position and second outer position and activations means for moving the at least one tactile member between the first and second outer position. The at least one tactile member comprises a free top and each braille cell is located near the inner surface of the tactile member wherein each tactile member extends through one of the holes from the inner surface in a direction of the outer surface, at least if the tactile member is in the second position and wherein a position of the free top of the tactile member relative to the outer surface when the tactile member is in its first position differs from the position of the free top of the tactical member relative to the outer surface when the tactile member is in its second position, wherein each braille cell of a group of the braille cells is attached to the outer wall by means of a connection which acts on the one hand on the braille cell and on the other hand on the outer wall at a location adjacent to the braille cell.03-10-2011
20110057920ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE DISPLAY DEVICE - In an organic electroluminescence display device which includes: a display region DR in which a plurality of pixels are arranged; and a power source part CC which is arranged outside the display region, each of the plurality of pixels includes: a lower electrode An; a light emitting layer stacked above the lower electrode; and an upper electrode which includes a thin silver film AG and is formed by a layer shared in common by other pixels above the light emitting layer, the upper electrode extends to the power source part for electrically connection, the thin silver film has a portion arranged between the display region and the power source part, and a background layer containing an electron pair donor is arranged as a background of at least a portion of the thin silver film between the display region and the power source part.03-10-2011
20110057919ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - Provided is an organic light emitting display including a display panel comprising sub pixels disposed at intersections of data lines and first and second scan lines; a data driver alternately outputting a positive data signal and a negative data signal to the data lines; and a scan driver respectively outputting a first scan signal and a second scan signal to the first scan lines and the second scan lines.03-10-2011
20110057918DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A display device including a pixel having a memory. The pixel includes at least a display element, a capacitor, an inverter, and a switch. The switch is controlled with a signal held in the capacitor and a signal output from the inverter so that voltage is supplied to the display element. The inverter and the switch can be constituted by transistors with the same polarity. A semiconductor layer included in the pixel may be formed using a light-transmitting material. Moreover, a gate electrode, a drain electrode, and a capacitor electrode may be formed using a light-transmitting conductive layer. The pixel is formed using a light-transmitting material in such a manner, whereby the display device can be a transmissive display device while including a pixel having a memory.03-10-2011
20110057913Display apparatus and apparatus and method for generating power voltages - An apparatus for generating power voltages of a display apparatus including a plurality of pixel circuits comprises a storage capacitor power outputting unit configured to generate a storage capacitor power voltage using a first power voltage and apply the storage capacitor power voltage to storage capacitors included in the plurality of pixel circuits, and a gamma filter power outputting unit configured to generate a gamma filter power voltage using the first power voltage and apply the gamma filter power voltage to a gamma voltage generating unit. The first power voltage is generated from a power voltage supplied by a voltage source. The storage capacitor power voltage and the gamma filter power voltage are generated so as to have the same phase.03-10-2011
20110057912ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An electrophoretic display and a driving method thereof are provided. The electrophoretic display includes a display panel and a source driver. The display panel includes at least one pixel unit. The pixel unit is coupled to a pixel electrode and a common electrode. The source driver is coupled to the display panel. When the source driver provides a first driving voltage to the pixel electrode having a second driving voltage, the source driver provides a ground voltage to the pixel electrode, and then the source driver provides first driving voltage to the pixel electrode. The ground voltage is between the first driving voltage and the second driving voltage. Thereby, damage property of elements may be reduced.03-10-2011
20100253664ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting diode display including a display panel having a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines, and a plurality of pixels, a data drive circuit that converts input digital video data into data voltage with reference to gamma reference voltages and supplies the data voltage to the data lines, a gamma reference voltage generation circuit that generates the gamma reference voltages by dividing a high potential gamma power; and a gamma power adjusting circuit that adjusts display luminance by extracting a number of white pixels from the input digital video data and adjusting the output level of the high potential gamma power depending on the number of white pixels.10-07-2010
20100253669LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL DRIVING DEVICE - A switching-controlling section turns ON one of a transfer gate for high voltages or a transfer gate for low voltages and subsequently turns ON the other one of the transfer gates according to the outputs from the data latches only when the outputs from data latches are different from each other. Source lines are sequentially connected to a capacitor element for high voltages or a capacitor element for low voltages. For those source lines in which applied voltages change in a previous period and a subsequent period, an electric charge is stored and supplied effectively and power consumption is reduced, whereas for those source lines in which the applied voltages do not change, retained voltages do not vary so power is not consumed when subsequent voltages are applied. Power consumption in a liquid crystal panel driving device is reduced, and the time required for storing and supplying an electric charge is shortened. The circuit scale is also reduced.10-07-2010
20110109610Display device and electronic apparatus - A display device includes: pixel circuits; a signal electric potential generating unit generating a first signal electric potential used for increasing the number of gray scales of luminance of light emission of the pixel circuits and a second signal electric potential equal to or higher than the first signal electric potential, based on a video signal; and a control signal generating unit generating a control signal used for supplying the first and second signal electric potentials to the pixel circuits. Each of the pixel circuits includes a holding capacitor used for maintaining a signal voltage corresponding to the second signal electric potential, a writing transistor writing the second signal electric potential to the holding capacitor based on the control signal after writing the first signal electric potential, a driving transistor outputting a signal current based on the signal voltage corresponding to mobility of the driving transistor at the first signal electric potential written by the writing transistor, and a light emitting device emitting light in accordance with the signal current.05-12-2011
20100085343ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY - An electrophoretic display includes a first electrode, a second electrode that is provided opposite to the first electrode, an electrophoretic element being sandwiched between the first electrode and the second electrode, a pixel switching element connected to a scanning line and a data line, a memory circuit connected to the pixel switching element a switching circuit disposed between the memory circuit and the first electrodes, a first power line and a second power line connected to the memory circuit, and a first control line and a second control line connected to the switching circuit. In the electrophoretic display, at least one of the first control line and the second control line is disposed in parallel with the scanning line or the data line when viewed in plan.04-08-2010
20100123704DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING APPARATUS - The present disclosure provides a display panel driving apparatus that can make the circuit layout surface area smaller, and prevent circuit damage. The display panel driving apparatus includes a source amplifier, a sink amplifier, a switch and the like. The source amplifier includes a first output circuit, a second output circuit and the like, and a guard transistor is provided between the first output circuit and the second output circuit to prevent an output signal voltage of the first output circuit from becoming less than an intermediate voltage. The sink amplifier includes a first output circuit and a second output circuit, and a guard transistor is provided between the first output circuit and the second output circuit to prevent an output signal voltage of the first output circuit from exceeding an intermediate voltage.05-20-2010
20100123699ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY INITIAL-NONUNIFORMITY-COMPENSATED DRIVE SIGNAL - An electroluminescent (EL) panel with 2T1C subpixels is compensated for initial nonuniformity (“mura”). The current of each subpixel is measured at a selected time to provide a status signal representing the characteristics of the subpixel. A compensator receives a linear code value and changes it according to the status signals. A linear source driver drives the panel with the changed code values.05-20-2010
20130187899GLASSES APPARATUS AND POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS - Glasses apparatus interlocking with a 3D display device is provided. The glasses apparatus includes a shutter glasses unit, a synchronous signal receiving unit receiving a synchronous signal from the 3D display device, a shutter glasses which drives unit driving the shutter glasses unit, a DC/DC converter unit which converts converting a DC voltage provided from a battery, and a control unit which controls the DC/DC converter unit to apply the converted DC voltage to the shutter glasses driving unit through supplying of a PWM signal to the DC/DC converter unit and controlling the shutter glasses driving unit, which is driven by the applied DC voltage, to turn on/off the shutter glasses unit according to the synchronous signal.07-25-2013
20130187900COURT BORDER MODULE USING DISPLAY APPARATUS - A court border module using a display apparatus is disclosed, which uses piezoelectric elements to drive the display apparatus. When a ball hits a court border, which is defined by the display apparatus, a force is applied to the piezoelectric elements which then generate power to drive the corresponding part of the display apparatus. The color of the part of the display apparatus hit by the ball is switched. Therefore the change in the color of the court border can be observed by officials and others to instantly and objectively determine whether the ball has hit the court border.07-25-2013
20100033461Display panel module, semiconductor integrated circuit, driving method of pixel array section, and electronic device - A display panel module includes: a pixel array section in which a sub-pixel formed by a self-luminous element of a current-driven type and a pixel circuit configured to drive and control the self-luminous element is arranged in a form of a matrix; a signal line driving section configured to drive a signal line; a writing control line driving section configured to control writing of a potential appearing in the signal line to the sub-pixel on a basis of a first scan clock; and a power supply controlling section configured to control supply of driving power to the sub-pixel and stop of the supply of the driving power, the power supply controlling section controlling timing of the supply of the driving power defining a lighting period of the self-luminous element on a basis of a second scan clock having a higher speed than the first scan clock.02-11-2010
20100079438PANEL SOURCE DRIVER CIRCUITS HAVING COMMON DATA DEMULTIPLEXING AND METHODS OF CONTROLLING OPERATIONS OF THE SAME - Panel source driver circuits include a first data register and a second data register. A common data demultiplexer coupled to the first and second data registers is configured to provide control data from a first input of the demultiplexer to the first data register and control data from a second input of the demultiplexer to the second data register in a first operation mode and to provide control data from the second input to the first data register and control data from the first input to the second register in a second operation mode responsive to an operation mode select signal. A first decoder is coupled to an output of the first data register that is configured to select one of a plurality of first voltages having different levels responsive to the output of the first data register and to output the selected first voltage. A second decoder is coupled to an output of the second data register that is configured to select one of a plurality of second voltages having different levels in response to the output of the second data register and to output the selected second voltage.04-01-2010
20100220087APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAYS - Generally, displays, like liquid crystal displays (LCDs), use a DC-free addressing voltage in order to prevent decomposition of the display. Here, an integrated circuit (IC) is provided that compensates for temperature dependencies. This IC typically uses a thermistor or temperature varying element to measure the temperature of the display and adjusts the common reference voltage in response to the measured temperature.09-02-2010
20110128268ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - An organic light emitting display includes an image display unit having a plurality of pixels, and first and second pixel power lines that receive pixel-driving voltages from first and second power supplies, respectively. The second pixel power lines are interleaved with the first pixel power lines. Adjacent pixels of the same color from among the plurality of pixels provided in the image display unit are coupled to pixel power lines corresponding to different power supplies. This is to solve or mitigate the problem of non-uniform brightness of the entire image display unit due to voltage drops in the pixel power lines.06-02-2011
20120194499FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - A flat panel display apparatus includes a plasma display panel, a power supply substrate, a signal processing substrate, a Y sustaining substrate, and an X sustaining substrate. The power supply substrate, the signal processing substrate, the Y sustaining substrate and the X sustaining substrate are arranged at a back of the plasma display panel. When viewing the plasma display panel from the back, the power supply substrate is arranged at a center portion of the plasma display panel, the Y sustaining substrate is arranged at one of a left and right side of the plasma display panel, the X sustaining substrate is arranged at the other of the left and right side, and the signal processing substrate is arranged under the X sustaining substrate. A circuit substrate other than the power supply substrate, the Y sustaining substrate, and the X sustaining substrate is arranged under the power supply substrate.08-02-2012
20100220089DETECTION CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A detection circuit and a detection method for liquid crystal display are provided. The detection circuit comprises gate driver for providing row scan signal to liquid crystal cell to be detected; signal source for providing polarity inversion signal to source driver, polarity inversion signal comprises continuous high level signal and continuous low level signal; source driver for performing digital-analogue conversion on received display data signal according to preset reference voltage and polarity inversion signal, generating pixel voltage signal, and sending pixel voltage signal to liquid crystal cell to be detected, polarity inversion mode formed by pixel voltage signal is column inversion mode. The polarity inversion mode of column inversion, formed by pixel voltage signal in technical solution makes white dot of damaged area of alignment film is more prominent during detection process, so it would be easy for the operator to recognize it and avoid the issue of missing detection.09-02-2010
20090213106DISPLAY TERMINAL AND COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM STORING DISPLAY TERMINAL PROGRAM - A display terminal includes a nonvolatile display device and a power-off control device. The display device has a display region and holds display in the display region even if a supply of power from a power source is cut off. The power-off control device updates only the display in a partial display region, which is a part of the display region, with display of notification information indicating that the power supply has been cut off. The power-off control device also performs processing to cut off the supply of power from the power source to the display terminal.08-27-2009
20100220085DISPLAY CONTROLLING SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF - A display controlling system, which includes: a memory module, for buffering a pixel data; a comparator, for comparing the pixel data and a counter signal to generate a comparing result signal; and a pixel, for refreshing according to the comparing result signal.09-02-2010
20100220086PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pixel configured to compensate for a threshold voltage of a driving transistor and including an organic light emitting diode coupled between a first power supply and a second power supply; a first transistor coupled between the organic light emitting diode and the second power supply and having a gate electrode coupled to a first node; a second transistor coupled between the first transistor and a data line and having a gate electrode coupled to a scan line; a third transistor coupled between the first transistor and the first node and having a gate electrode coupled to the scan line; a fourth transistor coupled between the first transistor and the second power supply and having a gate electrode coupled to an emission control line; and a fifth transistor coupled between the organic light emitting diode and the first transistor and having a gate electrode coupled to the emission control line.09-02-2010
20100220084SOURCE DRIVER WITH LOW POWER CONSUMPTION AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A source driver with low consumption and the driving method thereof are provided herein. The source driver includes an output buffer with a first input terminal receiving a pixel signal, a second input terminal, and an output terminal coupled to the second input terminal and a display panel. The source driver also includes a pre-charge circuit pre-charges a first terminal of the display panel to a first preset voltage or a second preset voltage for a pre-charge period according to a polarity of a common voltage coupled to the display panel. The second preset voltage is smaller than the first preset voltage. The output buffer is inactivated during the pre-charge period and activated for a preset period after the pre-charge period. Therefore, the present invention reduces power consumption of the source driver.09-02-2010
20090040208Plasma display and driving method thereof - In a plasma display, a drain of a first transistor is connected to a scan electrode, and a source of the first transistor is connected to a power source supplying a first voltage. First and the second resistors are connected in series with the scan electrode and the power source. A scan electrode driver turns on the first transistor during a reset period to decrease a voltage of the scan electrode. A scan electrode driver senses the voltage of the electrode from a voltage divided by first and second resistors connected in series between the electrode and the power source. Upon the voltage of the scan electrode becoming a second voltage which is higher than the first voltage, the scan electrode driver turns off the first transistor to maintain the voltage of the scan electrode at the second voltage. In an address period, a scan electrode driver supplies the first voltage to the scan electrode of a light emitting cell. At least one resistor of the first and second resistors is a variable resistor in which resistance varies as the temperature of the Plasma Display Panel (PDP) varies, such that the plasma display can perform steady operation.02-12-2009
20090322723Method and apparatus for disabling a display device - Method and apparatus for disabling use of a display device. In one embodiment, the method may include detecting a blackout timer setting for a display device, the blackout timer setting indicating a blackout period. The method may further include detecting a current time, determining if the current time lies within the blackout period indicated by the blackout timer, and disabling at least one function of the display device in response to the current time being within the blackout period.12-31-2009
20090322726METHOD OF DRIVING IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A method of driving an image display apparatus that includes a plurality of pixel circuits each provided with an organic light emitting device and a driving transistor that is electrically connected to the organic light emitting device and controls light emission of the organic light emitting device, includes: feeding the pixel circuits with an image signal corresponding to light emission luminance of the organic light emitting device; applying a reverse bias voltage to the organic light emitting device; and causing the organic light emitting device to emit light based on the image signal.12-31-2009
20090073155Image Display Device - The present invention provides an image display device which can realize the stabilization of system electric power, and can suppress crosstalk attributed to voltage drop of power source line by preventing the irregularities in power consumption which occur with time. The image display device includes a plurality of pixels each of which includes a current-drive-type light emitting element, a plurality of signal lines which writes an image voltage in the respective pixels; and a write pixel selection means which selects the pixels in which the image voltage is written via the plurality of signal lines among the plurality of pixels with respect to every display line, and the image display device includes a power source line which supplies electricity to the light emitting elements in the respective pixels arranged on each display line, and a power source circuit which supplies a voltage having a ramp waveform whose voltage level is changed with time with respect to the power source line during a light emission period. The power source line is provided for every display line, and a phase of the voltage having the ramp waveform differs for every power source line.03-19-2009
20090073156Drive Circuits for Capacitive Loads - A drive circuit for driving electroluminescent (EL) segments and polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) segment of a display. The circuit may include a flyback converter for generating an A.C. output voltage, a first switching circuit for selectively connecting the output voltage to the EL segments, and a second switching circuit for selectively connecting the output voltage to the PDLC segments. In order to drive the EL segments and PDLC segments at the required frequencies, the polarity of the output voltage applied to the PDLC segments is swapped at a frequency lower than the frequency at which the polarity of the output voltage is swapped for the EL segments. In this way, only a single high voltage power supply is required to drive both the EL and PDLC segments.03-19-2009
20090073153DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A first impedance control circuit (03-19-2009
20090073152DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DRIVE DEVICE FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - The present invention provides a drive circuit suitable for use in a liquid crystal display, comprising an op amp which has an inversion input, a non-inversion input and a first output and of which the inversion input and the first output are connected to each other; a first PMOS transistor having a gate to which a node for the non-inversion input of the op amp is connected, and a source to which a node for the output of the op amp is connected; a first NMOS transistor having a gate to which a drain of the first PMOS transistor is connected, a drain to which the node for the output of the op amp is connected, and a source connected to ground; and a second NMOS transistor having a gate supplied with a predetermined first voltage, a drain to which the drain of the first PMOS transistor is connected, and a source connected to ground.03-19-2009
20090146985DISPLAY DRIVING APPARATUS FOR CHARGING A TARGET VOLUME WITHIN A SAMPLING PERIOD AND A METHOD THEREFOR - A source driver includes a ladder circuit for outputting multilevel gradation voltages by resistance voltage division, a first decoder for selecting one of the gradation voltages which corresponds to the inputted image data to output the selected gradation voltage, an external power supply for supplying multilevel pre-charging voltages, a second decoder for selecting one of the pre-charging voltages which corresponds to the image data from, an operational amplifier for outputting the driving voltage corresponding to the inputted gradation voltage to the source electrode, a pre-charging switch interconnected between the operational amplifier and the second decoder, and a controller for controlling the pre-charging switch. The connection between the first decoder and the operational amplifier is always kept during the whole sampling period including a pre-charging period, and the controller controls the pre-charging switch to be turned on during the pre-charging period and turned off after the pre-charging period has expired.06-11-2009
20090115763Drive Method for an Electrophoretic Display Device and an Electrophoretic Display Device - A drive method for an electrophoretic display device that has an electrophoretic device composed of a suspension fluid containing electrophoretic particles disposed between a common electrode and a plurality of pixel electrodes, a driver that drives the electrophoretic device by applying voltage between the common electrode and the plural pixel electrodes, and a controller that controls the driver. The control method has a display redrawing process that changes the displayed image by applying a common electrode drive pulse that repeats two different potentials to the common electrode, and applying either of the two different potentials to the pixel electrodes according to the updated display content. The display redrawing process includes a first pulse application step that applies a first pulse train to the common electrode as the common electrode drive pulse train, and a second pulse application step that executes after the first pulse application step to apply a second pulse train to the common electrode as the common electrode drive pulse train, the pulses of the second pulse train being wider than the pulses of the first pulse train.05-07-2009
20080231623LCD driving method using self-masking, and masking circuit and asymmetric latches thereof - Provided are a method of driving a liquid crystal panel using self-masking, a masking circuit for performing the method, and asymmetric latches. The method includes supplying power to the liquid crystal panel; receiving a horizontal start pulse signal instructing source lines of the liquid crystal panel to be driven, from a timing controller; generating a horizontal start masking signal by masking at least one pulse of the horizontal start pulse signal; and driving the source lines in response to the horizontal start masking signal. The horizontal start masking signal turns off the switches until signals output from the source driver, which correspond to image data of the liquid crystal panel, are supplied. Accordingly, it is possible to prevent unknown image data from being displayed on the liquid crystal display when the liquid crystal panel is powered on.09-25-2008
20090115761PIXEL DRIVING METHOD - A pixel driving method for a display device is provided. The display device includes at least a first and a second pixels coupled to a signal terminal. The first pixel is located farther from the signal terminal than the second pixel, and each pixel is driven during a time period, which includes a first operation period and a second operation period. The pixel driving method includes steps of generating a compensation voltage and an ideal voltage according to a gray scale value of the each pixel, charging/discharging the each pixel by the compensation voltage corresponding to the each pixel during the respective first operation period, and charging/discharging the each pixel by the ideal voltage corresponding to the each pixel during the respective second operation period. The first operation period for charging/discharging the first pixel is longer than that for charging/discharging the second pixel.05-07-2009
20090115760Field-Through Compensation Circuit and Display Device - In order to reduce a field-through voltage generated by switching elements, and to decrease a difference between the field-through voltages generated by the respective switching elements arranged on the same scanning line, a negative charge, which is leaked when an input switching element SWa is changed from ON to OFF, is cancelled by using a positive charge discharged by changing a field-through compensation switch from ON to OFF.05-07-2009
20090115766METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DRIVING AN IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A method for driving an image display device (05-07-2009
20090141013Display Device and Drive Method Thereof - The present invention relates to a display device and a drive method thereof.06-04-2009
20110032239Electronic Picture Frame - The present invention discloses an electronic photo frame, comprising a main frame body, a LCD, and circuit components, wherein, the LCD is arranged on the main frame body; the present invention further comprises a secondary frame body hinged to the main frame body; a transparent plate is arranged on the secondary frame body, and a photo containing cavity is arranged between the transparent plate and the secondary frame body; the circuit components are arranged in the main frame body or secondary frame body; thus the secondary frame body can receive conventional paper photos, while the main frame body displays digital photos. Compared to existing products, the present invention can meet two demands with a single photo frame; therefore, the practicability is greatly improved.02-10-2011
20110032235DISPLAY DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF - A display device is provided with: a display panel; a driver driving the display panel; and a controller adapted to perform multiplied-speed drive processing on original image data externally supplied thereto. The driver is adapted to drive the display panel by multiplied speed driving. When the driver performs the multiplied-speed driving, the controller generates multiplied-speed drive image data by performing the multiplied-speed drive processing on the original image data, generates compressed image data by compressing the multiplied-speed drive image data, and transfers the compressed image data to the driver. In this case, the driver decompresses the compressed image data to thereby reproduce the multiplied-speed drive image data, and drives the display panel in response to the reproduced multiplied-speed drive image data. When the driver does not perform the multiplied-speed driving, on the other hand, the controller transfers the original image data to the driver, and the driver drives the display panel in response to the original image data received from the controller.02-10-2011
20110032234PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS TO REDUCE EMI EMISSION - A plasma display apparatus having a connecting structure between a base chassis and a driving circuit to reduce EMI emission is provided. The plasma display apparatus includes a panel, a driving circuit, and a base chassis which is connected to the driving circuit through a conductive connecting element and a non-conductive connecting element.02-10-2011
20110032233LCD DRIVING CIRCUIT USING OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER AND LCD DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - In an operational amplifier includes: a control unit switches an operation mode between first and second operation modes. A first differential stage circuit section differentially-amplifies a first input signal supplied through a first input node in the first operation mode, and a second input signal supplied through the first input node in the second operation mode, similar to a second differential stage circuit section. A first output drive stage circuit section is configured to amplify the first input signal differentially-amplified by the first or second input differential stage circuit section to output as a first drive voltage, similar to a second output drive stage circuit section. First and second power supplies supply voltages in a first voltage range to the first differential stage circuit section and the first output drive stage circuit section in the first operation mode, and to supply voltages in the first voltage range to the second differential stage circuit section and the first output drive stage circuit section in the second operation mode, similar to third and fourth power supplies. The drive voltage on each of the first and second output nodes is fed back.02-10-2011
20120032936PLASMA DISPLAY AND DRIVING APPARATUS THEREOF - A plasma display is disclosed. In the plasma display, a first transistor for applying a low level voltage of a sustain pulse is connected to a high voltage terminal of a scanning circuit and a second transistor for applying a high level voltage of the sustain pulse is connected to a low voltage terminal of the scanning circuit. The first and the second transistors are alternatively turned on during sustain period, and the sustain pulse is applied to the scan electrode.02-09-2012
20110037744Organic light emitting diode display device and method of driving the same - An organic light emitting diode display device and a method for driving the same.02-17-2011
20110037743Driver Circuit for Dot Inversion of Liquid Crystals - A driver circuit for dot inversion of liquid crystals includes a positive source supplying a first positive signal and a second positive signal; a negative source supplying a first negative signal and a second negative signal; a first selector unit connected with the sources to receive the first positive signal and the first negative signal; a second selector unit connected with the sources to receive the second positive signal and the second negative signal; a first source connected with the selection unit to alternatively output a first positive voltage and a first negative voltage; a second source connected with the selection unit to alternatively output a second positive voltage and a second negative voltage. When the first source outputs the first positive voltage, the second source outputs the second negative voltage. When the first source outputs the first negative voltage, the second source outputs the second positive voltage.02-17-2011
20110069055DISPLAY APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus having a slim display body to display pictures. Main components, such as a switching mode power supply and a main board, are disposed in a base unit, and a drive board mounted to a display module is connected to the switching mode power supply and the main board such that power is supplied to the display module and the main board transmits and receives a control signal. The base unit serves as a stand to support the display body below the display body. Also, the base unit is fixed to the rear of the display body to mount the display apparatus to a wall. A connection unit to connect the display body and the base unit is provided to change the position of the base unit. The connection unit is hingedly rotatable with respect to the display body and the base unit.03-24-2011
20110084950ACTIVE MATRIX TYPE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND RELATED DRIVING METHODS - An active matrix type liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display comprises a plurality of pixel elements arranged in the form of a matrix. Each of the pixel elements comprises a liquid crystal element and a dynamic memory. The dynamic memory performs consecutively, a first, a second, a third, a forth, a fifth, and a sixth refreshes for inversing a digital output status of the dynamic memory, and an interval between the first and the second refreshes is different from an interval between the third and the forth refreshes, and the interval between the third and the forth refreshes is different from an interval between the fifth and the sixth refreshes.04-14-2011
20120242639METHOD OF DRIVING A DISPLAY PANEL AND A DISPLAY APPARATUS PERFORMING THE METHOD - A method of driving a display panel includes outputting odd-numbered and even-numbered gate signals having a first gate-on voltage during a first period, outputting first data of odd-numbered and even-numbered horizontal lines in response to the odd-numbered and even-numbered gate signals having the first gate-on voltage, outputting odd-numbered or even-numbered gate signals having a second gate-on voltage during a second period, wherein the second gate-on voltage is lower than the first gate-on voltage, and outputting second data of the odd-numbered horizontal lines in response to the odd-numbered gate signals having the second gate-on voltage, or outputting second data of the even-numbered horizontal lines in response to the even-numbered gate signals having the second gate-on voltage.09-27-2012
20120242640LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes: a plurality of gate and data lines crossing each other on a substrate to define a plurality of pixels; a thin film transistor in each pixel region and connected to the corresponding gate and data lines; a pixel electrode in each pixel region and connected to a drain electrode of the thin film transistor; and an opposing electrode that forms a capacitor in each pixel along with the pixel electrode, wherein the pixel electrode of a pixel at a n09-27-2012
20100295838ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT - To control the state of an input signal and output signal of a sequential circuit in order to prevent a malfunction of an electronic circuit. An electronic circuit includes a sequential circuit and a control circuit. A first signal, a second signal, and a third signal are input to the sequential circuit as a start signal, a clock signal, and a reset signal, respectively. The sequential circuit outputs, as an output signal, a fourth signal whose state is set in accordance with the state of the inputted first signal, second signal, and third signal. The control circuit controls the state of the third signal input to the sequential circuit.11-25-2010
20100295835Voltage Boosting Circuit and Display Device Including the Same - Provided are a voltage boosting circuit and a display device including the same. The voltage boosting circuit includes a booster input voltage generator configured to receive a power supply voltage, operate with a first current drive capability, and generate a booster input voltage in a switched mode in which the voltage boosting circuit switches from a standby mode to an operation mode, and configured to receive the power supply voltage, operate with a second current drive capability higher than the first current drive capability, and generate the booster input voltage in the operation mode, and a booster configured to receive the booster input voltage and generate a boost voltage.11-25-2010
20100295836PHASE MODULATING APPARATUS AND PHASE MODULATING METHOD - The present invention relates to a phase modulating apparatus capable of highly accurately and easily correcting the phase modulation characteristic of a reflective electric address spatial light modulator even when a condition of input light is changed. In the LCOS phase modulating apparatus, an input unit inputs the condition of the input light, and a processing unit sets an input value for each pixel. A correction value deriving unit determines a correction condition according to the condition of the input light. A control input value converting unit converts the input value set for each pixel into a corrected input value based on the correction condition. An LUT processing unit converts the corrected input value into a voltage value, and drives each pixel by using a drive voltage equivalent to the converted voltage value.11-25-2010
20100295834POWER SUPPLY AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display includes a first power block for receiving a first input voltage to output a first output voltage and configured to be driven in a normal operation mode corresponding to an enable signal, a second power block for receiving a second input voltage to output a second output voltage and configured to be driven in an alternate operation mode corresponding to the enable signal, and a voltage input unit for transmitting the first input voltage to the first power block in the normal operation mode, and for transmitting the second input voltage to the second power block and stopping the transmitting of the first input voltage to the first power block in the alternate operation mode, corresponding to the enable signal.11-25-2010
20100134465Plasma display device and driving method thereof - A driving system and method for use with a plasma display device, which includes a plurality of first electrodes and a plurality of second electrodes that perform display operation with the plurality of first electrodes, selectively applies a first voltage to the plurality of first electrodes and applies a second voltage that is higher than the first voltage to first electrodes to which the first voltage is not applied during an address period of a first subfield having the lowest weight value among the plurality of subfields, applies a third voltage that corresponds to a voltage difference between the first voltage and the second voltage to the plurality of first electrodes during a first period of a sustain period, and applies a fourth voltage that is lower than the third voltage to the plurality of second electrodes during the first period.06-03-2010
20100134464LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes: a liquid crystal panel; a plurality of fluorescent lamps disposed under the liquid crystal panel, supplying light to the liquid crystal panel, and having electrodes provided at both ends thereof; a balance printed circuit board (PCB) disposed at both ends of the plurality of fluorescent lamps and including a clip fastened to be electrically connected with the electrodes of the fluorescent lamps; a power supply line printed on the balance PCB so as to be electrically connected to the clip and supplying power to the electrodes of the fluorescent lamps; a first voltage induction line printed with a first area on the balance PCB at a first interval from the power supply line; a second voltage induction line printed with a second area on the balance PCB at a second interval from the power supply line; and a light emitting diode (LED) mounted on the balance PCB and having an anode connected to the first voltage induction line and a cathode connected to the second voltage induction line, wherein the first area is larger than the second area, the first interval is smaller than the second interval, the power supply line and the first voltage induction line form a first capacitor, and the power supply line and the second voltage induction line form a second capacitor.06-03-2010
20100134461DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A display device and a method of driving the same, in which the display device includes: a light-emitting element; a first capacitor connected between first and second contact points; a driving transistor that has a control terminal connected to the second contact point, an input terminal connected to a driving voltage, and an output terminal connected to the light-emitting element; a first switching transistor connected between a data voltage or a sustain voltage and the first contact point; a second switching transistor connected between the second contact point and the output terminal of the driving transistor; and a third switching transistor connected between a reference current source and the output terminal of the driving transistor.06-03-2010
20100134460DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device capable of driving at low power consumption is provided. In a display device (06-03-2010
20100134459FLAT DISPLAY DEVICE - A technology is provided for suppressing the occurrence of problems due to positional shift caused by temperature increase of a panel and a chassis, in a structure for mounting a driver IC chip and a driver module in a flat display device. The plasma display device is provided with a chassis section (06-03-2010
20100302228LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS, METHOD FOR DRIVING LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A light emitting apparatus includes a pixel circuit, and a drive circuit which drives the pixel circuit. The pixel circuit has a light emitting device, a driving transistor connected in series to the light emitting device, a capacitative element arranged between a gate and a source of the driving transistor, a first switching device arranged between the gate of the driving transistor and a signal line corresponding to the pixel circuit, and a second switching device arranged between the source of the driving transistor and a reset line.12-02-2010
20130135276DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is equipped with a control device that controls operation of a first and a second display section, and a memory device that stores image data of an image to be displayed on the first and the second display section as image data of one combined image. The control device includes a rewriting device that rewrites the images on the first and the second display section by dividing and supplying the image data of one combined image respectively to the first and the second display section, and a power supply stopping device that stops supply of a power supply potential, upon judging that one of the images on the first and the second display section is not to be rewritten, to the one of the first and the second display section.05-30-2013
20130135278DISPLAY DEVICE - To reduce power consumption of a display device including a scan line driver circuit formed using either n-channel transistors or p-channel transistors when the scan line driver circuit outputs, to one of two kinds of scan lines, inverted or substantially inverted signals of signals output to the other of the two kinds of scan lines. The display device includes a plurality of pulse output circuits each of which outputs a signal to one of two kinds of scan lines and a plurality of inverted pulse output circuits each of which outputs, to the other of the two kinds of scan lines, an inverted or substantially inverted signal output from the each of the pulse output circuits. The plurality of inverted pulse output circuits operate with signals used for the operation of the plurality of pulse output circuits. Thus, through current generated in the inverted pulse output circuits can be reduced.05-30-2013
20130135279TUNING DISPLAY DEVICES - A technique comprising: determining a correction to a drive voltage for the front plane common electrode of a first display device according to the result of one or more measurements of an optical property for the first display device and the result of one or more measurements of said optical property for one or more other devices including an optical medium having the same optical response as the first display device.05-30-2013
20130135280DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A display device includes pixel array unit and a driver unit. A sampling transistor samples a signal potential to hold the signal potential in a holding capacitor. A driver transistor flows a drive current to a light emitting element in accordance with the signal potential held. A main scanner in the driver unit outputs the control signal having a shorter pulse width than the time period to the scan line to make the sampling transistor conductive during a time period while the signal line is at the signal potential, thereby adding the signal potential a correction for a mobility of the driver transistor when the signal potential is held in the holding capacitor.05-30-2013
20110128271Signal line drive circuit, display device and electronic apparatus - Disclosed herein is a signal line drive circuit including: a positive voltage supply section; a negative voltage supply section; line buffers; a positive selector; a negative selector; and an output selector, wherein the positive selector is arranged on one side, the negative selector on other side, the positive voltage supply section on the one side, and the negative voltage supply section on the other side, in such a manner that they are symmetrical with respect to the line buffers.06-02-2011
20110128267ELECTRONIC PAPER DISPLAYS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - The invention discloses an electronic paper display and driving method thereof. The electronic paper display includes a plurality of image units and a control unit. The image units are arranged as a matrix. Before image data received by the electronic paper display being written into the image units, the control unit drives a first image unit of every two adjacent images into a first extreme state and a second image unit of the two adjacent images into a second extreme state during a first preset duration, and drives the first image unit into the second extreme state and the second image unit into the first extreme state during a second preset duration.06-02-2011
20100302227LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS - A liquid crystal display panel in which coordinate detection electrodes are formed on a first substrate and protruding contact portions are formed on a second substrate as a touch panel function includes a conversion circuit formed therein. The conversion circuit subjects information indicative of whether the protruding contact portions are in contact with the coordinate detection electrodes to parallel/serial conversion to output the converted information to the coordinate detection circuit.12-02-2010
20100302224PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display device is provided. In the plasma display device, a plurality of scan electrodes are divided into one or more scan electrode groups, and different driving signals are applied to the scan electrode groups. More specifically, a minimum voltage detected during a set-down period of a reset period is made to be discrepant from a scan voltage, thereby reducing the amount by which wall charge is erased and stabilizing an address discharge. In addition, different driving signals are applied to a plurality of scan electrodes, and thus, it is possible to stabilize an address discharge even in scan electrodes to which a scan signal is applied late.12-02-2010
20110122120CONTAINER BEARING AN ELECTONIC LABEL WITH A SCREEN - Container (05-26-2011
20110109613MOBILE DEVICE, BATTERY PACK, SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE, DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND DISPLAY CONTROL PROGRAM - A mobile device includes a plurality of applications and is driven by a chargeable and dischargeable secondary battery to perform the applications. The mobile device includes a remaining quantity detecting unit which detects a remaining quantity of the secondary battery, a current consumption computing unit which computes a current consumption consumed by execution of each of the applications, a processing amount computing unit which computes an executable processing amount of each of the applications based on the battery remaining quantity detected by the remaining quantity detecting unit and the current consumption of each of the applications computed by the current consumption computing unit, and a display control unit which displays the executable processing amount of each of the applications computed by the processing amount computing unit on a display device of the mobile device.05-12-2011
20110001740PIXEL CIRCUIT, DRIVING CIRCUIT, LIGHT EMITTING APPARATUS, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD OF PIXEL CIRCUIT - Disclosed is a pixel circuit including a light emitting element having one terminal and the other terminal, a driving transistor that supplies a driving current to the one terminal of the light emitting element, a first power line electrically connected to the other terminal of the light emitting element and receiving a first potential, a control transistor provided between a second power line, which receives a second potential, and a source of the driving transistor, and having a gate that receives a control signal through a control line, a first capacitor provided between the second power line and a gate of the driving transistor, a second capacitor provided between the gate and the source of the driving transistor, and a select transistor provided between a data line, which receives a data potential, and the gate of the driving transistor, and having a gate that receives a scanning signal through a scanning line.01-06-2011
20090256831Display Apparatus and Circuit Reparation Method Thereof - A display apparatus and a circuit reparation method thereof are provided. The display apparatus comprises a control module, a first gate on array (GOA) circuit, a second GOA circuit, and a variable voltage source. The control module generates at least one control signal. The first GOA circuit is electrically connected to the control module according to a first leading wire in advance. The second GOA circuit is electrically connected to the control module according to a second leading wire in advance. The variable voltage source provides a predetermined voltage level. When the first GOA circuit is disabled, the first GOA circuit and the control module are adjusted to be electrically disconnected, and the first leading wire is electrically connected to the variable voltage source. The display apparatus is operated in response to the control signal and the predetermined voltage level.10-15-2009
20120268441SCAN SIGNAL LINE DRIVER CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD OF DRIVING SCAN SIGNAL LINES - A gate driver includes: a scan signal output circuit for performing alternately scanning whereby either odd-numbered scan signal lines or even-numbered scan signal lines are sequentially driven and scanning whereby the remaining scan signal lines are sequentially driven; a rise counter circuit for sensing the rise count for a clock signal in a HIGH level period of an externally supplied start signal; a scan sequence setup circuit for setting up a scan sequence to be followed by the scan signal output circuit according to the rise count; and a start signal generating circuit for generating a start signal to be supplied to a next scan signal line driver circuit. Hence, the resultant scan signal line driver circuit and method thereof is capable of producing high quality images at low cost while restricting power consumption and heat generation by a data signal line driver circuit.10-25-2012
20110109608MULTI DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A multi-display system, a display device and a driving method thereof are provided. A multi-display system includes: a first display device which determines whether a video signal is input to the first display device, outputs a control signal which indicates whether the video signal is input to the first display device, and displays a video based on the input video signal if it is determined that the video signal is input; and a second display device which enters one of a power saving mode and a normal mode according to the control signal output by the first display device, and displays the video based on the video signal if the control signals indicates that the video signal is input.05-12-2011
20110109609DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A touch sensitive display device utilizing infrared ray sensing transistors. The transistors are configured, and comprise specified materials, to allow them to be formed with fewer photolithography processes, reducing cost and manufacturing time.05-12-2011
20110242078DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH THIS - In a display panel having no black matrix in a picture-frame region, occurrence of flicker in the picture-frame region is suppressed. On a substrate constituting a liquid crystal panel, a peripheral electrode is formed in such a way as to cover at least a part of an electrical wiring line arranged in a picture-frame region facing a counter electrode with a liquid crystal layer therebetween. Also, a voltage generating circuit for providing a predetermined potential to the peripheral electrode is provided in the liquid crystal panel. A control signal, which is a binary signal, is provided to the voltage generating circuit from an external source. The voltage generating circuit provides a potential having a predetermined potential difference from a potential provided to the counter electrode, or a potential equal to the potential provided to the counter electrode, to the peripheral electrode according to a value of the control signal.10-06-2011
20090184949PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a plasma display device. The plasma display device includes a plasma display panel (PDP) and a driving unit for generating driving signals for driving the PDP. A period in which sustain signals are supplied to the PDP includes a first period in which sustain signals supplied to the PDP gradually increase from a reference voltage to a first voltage, a second period for sustaining a second voltage higher than the first voltage, a third period gradually falling from the second voltage to a third voltage higher than the reference voltage, and a fourth period for sustaining the reference voltage. The length of the first period is shorter than the length of the third period. The first switch is turned on at a point of time before the magnitude of current that flows through the inductor reaches a maximum value and then, becomes 0 in the first period. In supplying the sustain signals to the PDP, the point of time where the sustain voltage sustain period or the reference voltage sustain period starts is controlled so that the driving margin of the PDP can be secured enough without remarkably increasing the power consumption for the PDP and that the high resolution PDP can be driven at high speed.07-23-2009
20110025668Display Apparatus Comprising Electrofluidic Cells - A display apparatus is described comprising a plurality of electrofluidic chromatophore (EFC) pixel cells. Each pixel cell comprises a fluid holder for holding a polar fluid and a non-polar fluid having differing display properties. The fluid holder comprises a fluid reservoir with a geometry having a small visible area onto the polar fluid, and a channel with a geometry having a large visible area onto the polar fluid. The channel is connected to the reservoir to enable free movement of the polar fluid and non-polar fluid between the channel and the reservoir. At least part of a surface of the channel comprises a wetting property responsive to a supply voltage. The pixel cell comprises at least one further pixel cell terminal that is coupled to a further electrode to supply a direct voltage to the pixel cell.02-03-2011
20110007054POWER SUPPLY AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A power supply configured to receive at least one of a first input voltage or a second input voltage and to generate a voltage of a first pixel power and a voltage of a second pixel power, includes: a voltage sensing unit for generating voltage sensing signals corresponding to the first input voltage and the second input voltage; a first power generating unit for receiving the first input voltage and generating the voltage of the first pixel power corresponding to the voltage sensing signals; a second power generating unit for receiving the second input voltage and generating the voltage of the first pixel power corresponding to the voltage sensing signals; and a third power generating unit for receiving the first input voltage or the second input voltage and generating the voltage of the second pixel power corresponding to the voltage sensing signals.01-13-2011
20110025669ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light emitting display device includes a display region including first sub-pixels, second sub-pixels and third sub-pixels at crossing regions of scan lines and data lines and arranged in a repeating pattern, the first, second and third sub-pixels for emitting light of different colors, a scan driver for supplying scan signals to the scan lines; a data driver for supplying data signals to the data lines; and a data distributor between the data driver and the data lines for distributing the data signals from output lines of the data driver to the data lines. Ones of the first and second sub-pixels are alternately arranged in a first column, and ones of the third sub-pixels are arranged in a second column adjacent to the first column.02-03-2011
20110025665DRIVING APPARATUS OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A driving apparatus for a display device includes: a reference gamma voltage generator configured to generate a reference gamma voltage according to an MTP control signal, a write control signal, and an erase control signal; and a data driver configured to convert a data signal into a data voltage corresponding to the reference gamma voltage. The reference gamma voltage generator includes: a protection unit configured to output a first voltage as a first internal voltage when the MTP control signal is at a first level, and to interrupt the output of the first voltage when the MTP control signal is at a second level; an MTP cell configured to program a bit signal by utilizing the first internal voltage and a second internal voltage according to the write control signal and erase control signal; and a gamma register configured to determine the reference gamma voltage corresponding to the bit signal.02-03-2011
20090066684DISPLAY AND DISCHARGING DEVICE OF THE SAME - A display including a display panel having a plurality of gate lines connected to a plurality of pixels, a gate driving unit which sequentially provides a gate turn-on voltage to the plurality of gate lines and provides a control voltage to the plurality of gate lines to which the gate turn-on voltage is not applied, and a discharging unit including a first input terminal receiving the gate turn-on voltage, a second input terminal receiving a first gate turn-off voltage, a output terminal outputting the control voltage and a short-circuit protection unit which prevents short-circuiting between the first input terminal and the second input terminal. The discharging unit provides the control voltage to the gate driving unit and a voltage level of the control voltage changes to any one level of a gate turn-on voltage and a first gate turn-off voltage response to a supply voltage.03-12-2009
20090066683POWER GENERATING MODULE, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A power generating module includes: a first power terminal to which a first voltage is supplied; a second power terminal to which a second voltage generated by a regulator is supplied; and a filtering unit including a bridge capacitor connected between the first power terminal and the second power terminal. Capacitance is shared by the bridge capacitor, and noise in output voltages from various power terminals is offset and removed, thereby stable power with minimal noise can be supplied. Signal interference of antennas close to a power generating module of a display device due to noisy output voltages can be minimized.03-12-2009
20110001741Display device and electronic apparatus - A display device includes: plural pixel circuits; and a scanning circuit that supplies a scanning signal for supplying a video signal including information of a display target video to the plural pixel circuits and transitions potential of the scanning signal to off-potential halfway in a mobility correction period for correcting mobility, wherein each of the plural pixel circuits includes a storage capacitor for storing voltage equivalent to the video signal, a writing transistor that writes the video signal in the storage capacitor on the basis of the scanning signal and changes to a non-conduction state when the off-potential of the scanning signal is supplied, a driving transistor that outputs electric current corresponding to the voltage equivalent to the video signal written in the storage capacitor, and a light emitting element that emits light according to the electric current output from the driving transistor.01-06-2011
20110037742COOPERATIVE MULTI-DISPLAY - Cooperative multi-display systems and techniques are provided. In one embodiment, a cooperative multi-display system includes multiple flexible displays, a controller that processes an original image into sub-images, each of the sub-images being at a location in the original image that corresponds to a location of each of the multiple flexible displays, and a driver that drives the multiple flexible displays and forwards the processed sub-images from the controller to the multiple flexible displays, respectively.02-17-2011
20120032939OUTPUT CIRCUIT, DATA DRIVER AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An output circuit includes a differential amplifier circuit, an output amplifier circuit, a control circuit. The third power supply voltage is intermediate between the first and second power supply voltages. The differential amplifier circuit includes, between the first and second power supplies, a differential input stage, first and second current mirror and first and second junction circuits. The output amplifier circuit includes first and second transistors connected between the first and third power supplies. The control circuit includes a third transistor connected between the output of the second current mirror and an end of the second junction circuit and supplied with a bias signal having a voltage in accordance with the third power supply voltage.02-09-2012
20110043507PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - In a plasma display device, a capacitor is coupled between the high voltage terminal and the low voltage terminal of a scan circuit. During a first period of a falling period of a reset period, voltage of a scan electrode is gradually decreased to a first voltage through the low voltage terminal and the capacitor. Next, during a second period of the falling period, the voltage of the scan electrode is gradually decreased from the first voltage to a second voltage through the low voltage terminal without through the capacitor.02-24-2011
20110043506Device for Driving LCD panel and Related Display Device - A driving device for driving an LCD panel is disclosed. The LCD panel includes a substrate and a plurality of pixel units arranged as a matrix on the substrate. The driving device includes a gate driver for generating a plurality of scanning signals, each for driving pixel units of a row of the LCD panel, a voltage generator for providing a non-negative common signal to the substrate according to a conversion period, and a source driving device for generating a plurality of source driving signals according to a compensation indication signal, an frame signal and the conversion period, each source driving signal for driving pixel units of a column of the LCD panel.02-24-2011
20110043508Signal Transmission Lines for Image Display Device and Method for Wiring the Same - Disclosed herein are signal transmission lines for an image display device and a method for wiring the same. The signal transmission lines include a plurality of control signal supply lines formed in a display panel in which at least one driving circuit is formed integrally with an image display region, such that the control signal supply lines are supplied with control signals for control of the driving circuit, respectively, and a plurality of control signal transmission lines formed in the display panel to cross the control signal supply lines and each electrically connected with at least one of the control signal supply lines, so as to transmit a corresponding one of the control signals to the driving circuit, wherein the control signal transmission lines have the same overlap areas with the control signal supply lines when they cross the control signal supply lines.02-24-2011
20110043505Power supply device, display device including the power supply device, and driving method using the same - The described technology relates generally to a power supply, a display device including the same, and a driving method thereof to reduce power consumption of the display device. Embodiments include a power source voltage controller sensing a panel current flowing in the display panel and controlling a feedback voltage according to the panel current and the power source voltage, and a DC-DC converter generating a power source voltage according to the feedback voltage to respectively supply it to the plurality of light emitting elements.02-24-2011
20110115771LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes a reference voltage generator, a voltage selector, a timing controller, a voltage level shifter, a gate driving circuit and a pixel array. The reference voltage generator is employed to provide a first high reference voltage and a second high reference voltage. The voltage selector is utilized for selecting either the first high reference voltage or the second high reference voltage as a high reference voltage. The timing controller functions to provide a scan control signal. The voltage level shifter generates a preliminary driving signal according to the scan control signal and the high reference voltages. The gate driving circuit provides plural gate signals according to the preliminary driving signal. The pixel array is for displaying images according to the gate signals.05-19-2011
20110115770POWER SUPPLY AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A power supply system includes a control unit comprising a detecting and converting unit that is operable to generate a detected current based on a difference between a set voltage and a voltage representative of a current flow through an energy storage member.05-19-2011
20110115772Pixel Circuit and Organic Electroluminescent Display Apparatus Using the Same - An improved pixel circuit is provided. The pixel circuit includes a light emitting device driven by a drive current according to a voltage applied to a gate electrode of a driving transistor. The pixel circuit also includes a first capacitor, a second transistor for transferring a data signal to a first terminal of the first capacitor in response to a scan control signal applied to a gate electrode of the second transistor, a third transistor for diode-connecting the driving transistor in response to a scan control signal applied to a gate electrode of the third transistor, a fourth transistor for applying a first power voltage to the first electrode of the driving transistor in response to an emission control signal, and a fifth transistor for applying a sustain voltage to a first terminal of the first capacitor in response to the emission control signal. The driving transistor and the second to fifth transistors are N-type transistors.05-19-2011
20110242080Inverter circuit and display - An inverter circuit includes: a first transistor and a second transistor; a first switch and a second switch; and a first capacity element, in which the first and second transistors are connected in series between a first voltage line and a second voltage line, the first and second switches are connected in series between a supply voltage line and a gate of the second transistor, and are alternately turned on and off so as not to be turned on simultaneously, an end of the first capacity element is connected between the first switch and the second switch, and off-state of the first transistor allows a predetermined fixed voltage to be supplied from the supply voltage line to the gate of the second transistor through the first switch, the end of the first capacity element and the second switch.10-06-2011
20110242079Inverter circuit and display device - An inverter circuit includes: first and second transistors connected between first and second voltage lines; a fifth transistor having a drain connected to a fifth voltage line and a source connected to a gate of the second transistor; a first capacitive element between a gate and the source of the fifth transistor; a second capacitive element between a first input terminal and the source of the fifth transistor; and the third capacitive element between a second input terminal and the source of the fifth transistor. A first pulse signal into the first input terminal has a phase advanced more than a second pulse signal into the second input terminal. The second pulse signal is switched while the gate of the fifth transistor and the first voltage line are connected. The first pulse signal is switched while the gate of the fifth transistor and the first voltage line are unconnected.10-06-2011
20110115773IMAGE DISPLAY AND IMAGE DISPLAY METHOD - An image display includes: a display panel in which a plurality of pixels including first display elements, respectively, are two-dimensionally arranged; a drive section deriving, from a plurality of pieces of still image data and display times of a plurality of still images based on the plurality of pieces of still image data, an accumulated display time of each first display element in each still image data when the plurality of still images are sequentially displayed from one to another, and deriving, from the accumulated display time of each first display element derived in each still image data and degradation characteristic data stored in a memory section, a correction amount of each still image data in each pixel, and further sequentially displaying a plurality of still images based on a plurality of pieces of still image data corrected with use of the obtained correction amount from one to another.05-19-2011
20110115769HYBRID IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEMS AND OPERATING METHODS THREROF - A hybrid image display system and an operating method thereof. The system has an electro-phoretic display (EPD) element, an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a current generating circuit and a switch. The EPD element has a first and a second terminal. The OLED has an anode and a cathode. The current generating circuit has a power terminal, a control terminal and an output terminal, wherein the output terminal is coupled to the anode of the OLED. The switch is controlled by a scan signal. When the switch is turned on, a data signal is transmitted to the first terminal of the EPD element and to the control terminal of the current generating circuit.05-19-2011
20110115774DRIVING METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC APPARATUS, ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY APPARATUS, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND CONTROLLER - A driving method for driving an electrophoretic display apparatus provided with a display unit, which is configured to include a pair of substrates having electrophoretic components interposed therebetween, pixels that are disposed in a line direction and in a row direction, pixel electrodes corresponding to the respective pixels, and an opposite electrode being opposite the pixel electrodes, includes a process which allows one of the pixel electrodes corresponding to a first pixel, and one of the pixel electrodes corresponding to a second pixel, the first pixel and the second pixel being located adjacent each other, to be supplied with respective voltages having corresponding polarities thereof the same as a polarity of an electric potential of the opposite electrode, and having corresponding voltage levels thereof different from each other relative to a level of the electric potential of the opposite electrode.05-19-2011
20100149155LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a liquid crystal display device which arranges a drive circuit on left and right sides of a display region in a two-split manner, flickering at an edge of a screen can be reduced. In a liquid crystal display device which arranges first and second counter electrode drive circuits on left and right sides of a display region respectively, during an arbitrary 1 frame period, a first counter electrode signal drive circuit 06-17-2010
20100149150Driving Method and Display Utilizing The Same - A driving method for a display including a source driver and at least one pixel is disclosed. The source driver is activated to provide a first data signal to the pixel. The first data signal includes a first pulse. The source driver is activated to provide a second data signal to the pixel. The second data signal includes a second pulse. The width of the first pulse is different from the width of the second pulse and a gray level is composed of the first and the second pulses.06-17-2010
20130155043GAMMA TAB VOLTAGE GENERATOR - A gamma tab voltage generator includes a plurality of, a data calculator configured to generate a buffer selection information and a buffer combination information based on a current capacity of buffer, a plurality of digital-to-analog converters configured to generate gamma tab voltages based on a gamma tab voltage information, a buffer selector configured to connect input terminals of the buffers selected based on the buffer selection information to output terminals of the digital-to-analog converters, and a buffer combiner configured to connect output terminals of the selected buffers to one another in response to the buffer combination information.06-20-2013
20090033649Signal line driving circuit, light emitting device, and method for driving the same - Variation occurs in transistor characteristics. The present invention relates to a signal line driver circuit comprising: a plurality of current source circuits corresponding to a plurality of wirings; and a shift register, characterized in that: the plurality of current source circuits each comprise capacitor means for converting a supplied current to a voltage in accordance with a sampling pulse supplied from the shift register and supply means for supplying a current corresponding to the converted voltage.02-05-2009
20090033648Light film device - A light film apparatus having an illuminated graphics panel with at least two segments that can be individually powered. A controller manages a power which is delivered from a power supply to each of the segments, so that each of the segments is either powered on, powered off or powered to an intermediate level. With the independent control of power to the different segments, it is possible to create a three-dimensional appearance of a moving image from a generally two-dimensional panel arrangement.02-05-2009
20090066682DISPLAY UNIT, DRIVE CIRCUIT, AMORPHOUS SILICON THIN-FILM TRANSISTOR, AND METHOD OF DRIVING OLED - A display unit has an organic light emitting diode (OLED) 03-12-2009
20110084951DISPLAY DEVICE WITH SELECTABLE OPERATIONAL MODES, METHOD IN A DISPLAY DEVICE AND A CONTROL DEVICE TO ALTER OPERATIONAL MODE OF A DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device with wireless communication capabilities for communicating with an external control system. The device has a first operating mode and a second operating mode. A power consumption of the device in the first operating mode is different from a power consumption of the device in the second operating mode. The device is arranged to change from the first operating mode to the second operating mode based on a signal sent by an external control system.04-14-2011
20110084952HIGH EFFICIENCY ELECTRONIC DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY SYSTEM USING THE SAME - The present invention is related to a high efficiency electronic display device comprising a plurality of EPDs and a plurality of LEDs, [especially to a like electronic paper display equipment made by EPD and the adding cooperation for LED]. Therefore, the device is capable of display information by means of EPD in the daytime and LED light while not having enough light.04-14-2011
20100164935LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND DRIVING METHOD - In a display apparatus having a display zone and a light-shielding zone, the light-shielding zone includes an electrically controlled material having a controllable light shielding rate and being controlled to change its light shielding rate in accordance with a control signal.07-01-2010
20100164934DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR RECEIVING LOW VOLTAGE DIFFERENTIAL SIGNAL AT DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a skew compensating type data receiving unit for delaying clocks received in response to a program signal, comparing the clocks delayed thus to compensating clocks, setting an internal delay amount according to a result of the comparison, and delaying and forwarding a low voltage differential signals according to the delay amount set thus, a clock receiving unit for delaying the clock received thus by a fixed delay amount and forwarding the clock delayed thus as a compensating clock, a clock generating unit for generating a data restoring clock by using the clock delayed thus, and a data restoring logic for restoring the low voltage differential signal delayed at the data receiving unit in synchronization with the data restoring clock, thereby compensating for an internal skew taking place at the data channel which receives a low voltage differential signal.07-01-2010
20100164936DIFFERENTIAL SIGNALLING SERIAL INTERFACE CIRCUIT - A differential signaling serial interface circuit includes a receiver including a voltage comparator having input terminals with a termination resistor R07-01-2010
20100164932Address Driving Circuit and Plasma Display Device Having the Same - An address driving circuit includes a driving device unit and an energy recovery circuit. The driving device unit drives an address electrode to an address voltage or a reference voltage in response to driving control signals during an address period. The energy recovery circuit recovers a voltage charged to the address electrode in response to switching control signals such that a voltage of the address electrode transitions to the address voltage or the reference voltage via at least two intermediate voltages including first and second intermediate voltages during the address period.07-01-2010
20100164933LCD SOURCE DRIVER - An LCD source driver may include a digital-to-analog converter including a sampling capacitor to sample, according to a signal, at least one of a first voltage and a second voltage. The LCD source driver may also include a reconstruction filter in which capacitance applied from the sampling capacitor according to the signal and capacitance of an integral capacitor for holding a previous output voltage are connected in parallel.07-01-2010
20100164925SOURCE DRIVER, DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME AND DRIVING METHOD OF SOURCE DRIVER - A source driver, a display device and a driving method of the source driver are disclosed. The source driver adapted to a display panel includes a plurality of driving channels, wherein the display panel includes N pixel cells on each of a plurality of scan lines. The 107-01-2010
20100164930DRIVE CIRCUIT OF DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR CALIBRATING BRIGHTNESS OF DISPLAY - A drive circuit of a displayer for driving at least a pixel, including: an output stage coupled to the pixel and controlled by a pixel signal to switch an output voltage on the pixel; a calibration device coupled between the output stage and the pixel and including an input end controlled by a bias voltage further calibrating the brightness of the pixel; a stabilizing device coupled between the input end of the calibration device and the pixel signal for stabilizing the voltage on the input end of the calibration device to be at the level of the bias voltage after a variation; and a accelerating device coupled between the stabilizing device and a voltage source for generating the bias voltage and accelerating the speed stabilizing the voltage on the input end of the calibration device to be at the level of the bias voltage.07-01-2010
20100164929SOURCE DRIVER - The invention discloses a source driver. The source driver comprises a plurality of channels and a control module. Each of the plurality of channels comprises an output buffer, an output pad, a driving switch, and a charge sharing switch. The control module is used to control a gate signal of the driving switch or the charge sharing switch in each channel to be changed linearly. By doing so, a peak current generated by the source driver can be lowered to reduce the electromagnetic interference (EMI).07-01-2010
20100164927PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display device includes a scan electrode drive circuit including a sustain pulse generating circuit, which includes an electric power recovery capacitor, a first recovery switch and a first recovery inductor connected in series so as to form an electric current passage in which an electric current is allowed to flow from the electric power recovery capacitor to a scan electrode, a second recovery switch and a second recovery inductor connected in series so as to form an electric current passage in which an electric current is allowed to flow from the scan electrode to the electric power recovery capacitor, a first damper capacitor connected to a node between a diode of the first recovery switch and the first recovery inductor, and a second damper capacitor connected to a node between a diode of the second recovery switch and the second recovery inductor.07-01-2010
20110210954INTEGRATED FRAME BATTERY CELL - An electrolyte containment structure for an electrode jelly roll and electrolyte in a portable power source is described. The electrolyte containment structure comprises metal foil, such as metal foil sleeve, coupled to and partially surrounding a rigid frame. The rigid frame can protect the electrode jelly roll edges from crush events. To prevent shorts, the metal foil can be coated in plastic, which can insulate the metal foil from the electrode jelly roll. Further, the plastic can serve as a bonding and sealing agent. For instance, the metal foil can be coupled to the rigid frame using a thermal bonding method involving melting of the plastic. The rigid frame can provide a platform for connector pads and safety circuitry associated with the portable power source. The connector pads and safety circuitry can be assembled as modular components, which can simplify the assembly process The containment structure provides features associated with a pouch cell battery design, such as a light-weight metal foil pouch, but can be utilized in a portable computing device without being enclosed in a hard casing traditionally associated with pouch cell battery designs.09-01-2011
20110128274Integrated Circuit Device and Electronic Instrument - An integrated circuit device includes first and second transistors NTr06-02-2011
20110128270PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving method of a plasma display device with reduced black luminance is provided. During at least one TV field without a main reset period, the at least one TV field including a first subfield and a second subfield having a reset waveform in a reset period of the first subfield and the second subfield, respectively, the method includes: applying a first scan low voltage or a first scan high voltage to a scan electrode during an address period of the first subfield; and applying a second scan low voltage or a second scan high voltage to the scan electrode during an address period of the second subfield, wherein the first and the second scan low voltages are maintained at a constant level for a period of time in the first and second subfields, respectively, and the first scan low voltage is different from the second scan low voltage.06-02-2011
20110128273DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DRIVING METHOD USING THE SAME - A display panel driving circuit includes: N number of buffers (N is an integer no less than 1) configured to buffer data voltages and enable or disable supply of buffered signals in response to a charge sharing control signal; and N number of output multiplexers each configured to receive outputs of two adjacent buffers among outputs of the N number of buffers and transfer the output of one buffer or the outputs of the two buffers to a corresponding one of data lines in response to the charge sharing control signal.06-02-2011
20110128272LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY ACCEPTING ALTERNATING COMMON VOLTAGE - A liquid crystal display includes a pixel matrix having a plurality of pixels and a common voltage driver. Each pixel includes a TFT, a pixel electrode, and a common electrode. The pixels are defined as a first pixel group and a second pixel group. The pixels in the first pixel group all have a first polarity in each frame period, the pixels in the second pixel group all have a second polarity in each frame period, and the first polarity and the second polarity are different. The common voltage driver is configured for providing a first common voltage to the common electrodes of the pixels in the first pixel group and providing a second common voltage to the common electrodes of the pixels in the second pixel group. The first common voltage and the second common voltage are alternating voltages, and have inverse phases.06-02-2011
20110128266MULTIPLEX ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DRIVER CIRCUIT - A multiplex electrophoretic display driver circuit comprises a memory unit, a display controller and a voltage driving unit. The memory unit has two registers respectively storing the current and former gray-level matrix signals. The gray-level matrix signal contains gray-level data corresponding to electrophoretic pixels. The display controller has an encoding circuit and a counting circuit. The encoding circuit generates a difference-value matrix signal containing difference values according to a difference between the current and former gray-level matrix signals and then generates a voltage-difference matrix signal containing voltage-difference signals corresponding to the electrophoretic pixels. The counting circuit receives the difference-value matrix signal and counts to generate refreshing values corresponding to the difference values. The encoding circuit adds the refreshing values to a next-cycled difference-value matrix signal to generate a new voltage-difference matrix signal. The voltage driving unit drives the electrophoretic pixels according to the voltage-difference matrix signal.06-02-2011
20110141091DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A display device that can reduce power and simplify a manufacturing process includes a display unit and a scan driver. The display unit includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of pixels. The scan lines are configured to receive a plurality of scan signals. The scan driver is configured to receive a synchronization signal that is generated in synchronization with a vertical synchronization signal, a first light emitting clock signal, a second light emitting clock signal representing the first light emitting clock signal shifted by a half cycle, a first initialization signal having a first phase delay relative to the second light emitting clock signal, and a second initialization signal having a second phase delay relative to the first light emitting clock signal. The scan driver is configured to generate a plurality of sequential driving signals and the plurality of scan signals.06-16-2011
20090219272PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE CIRCUIT AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A PDP driving circuit and a plasma display apparatus with high image quality are realized. The PDP driving circuit of the present invention has a function of lowering the voltage of a recovery capacitor by connecting a step-up circuit including at least an inductor, a switch element, and a diode to the recovery capacitor, and regenerating the excessive voltage of the recovery capacitor to a sustain voltage power supply. Since the luminance can be lowered even in time of light load with low lighting rate by lowering the voltage of the recovery capacitor in time of low lighting rate, a high tone image display is realized, and the PDP driving circuit and the plasma display apparatus with high image quality are realized. In the data electrode driving circuit with slower write timing, the write operation is stabilized by raising the voltage of the recovery capacitor, whereby the PDP driving circuit and the plasma display apparatus with high image quality are realized.09-03-2009
20090219270APPARATUS FOR DRIVING AN LCD DISPLAY WITH REDUCTED POWER CONSUMPTION - Apparatus (09-03-2009
20110084949POWER CONVERTERS AND E-PAPER DEVICES USING THE SAME - A display device including an e-paper device and a power converter is provided. The e-paper device displays information. The power converter generates a plurality of output voltages respectively at a plurality of output terminals and provides the plurality of output voltages to the e-paper device. The power converter includes a transformer and a plurality of diodes. The transformer has a primary winding and a plurality of secondary windings. The diodes are electrically connected between the secondary windings and the output terminals for generating the output voltages, respectively.04-14-2011
20110084948LCD DRIVER CIRCUIT AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An LCD driver circuit having a common electrode, a gate driving circuit and a source driving circuit is provided. The LCD driver circuit is applied to a display panel which has a plurality of pixels, a plurality of scan lines and a data line. The scan lines are divided into a plurality of scan line groups. The scan line groups are disposed on the display panel in a first sequence. The common electrode outputs a common voltage. The gate driving circuit is coupled to the scan lines and provides a control voltage to each scan line in a second sequence different from the first sequence. The source driving circuit is coupled to the data line to provide a gray level voltage to the data line. An area of the gray level voltage being higher or lower than the common voltage corresponds to a high level area of the control voltages in the nonadjacent scan line groups, and polarities of the operated pixels in the adjacent scan line groups are opposite.04-14-2011
20110084947PIXEL CIRCUIT AND ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY INCLUDING THE SAME - Pixel circuits and an organic electroluminescent display including the same are provided. The pixel circuit includes: an organic light emitting diode; a fifth transistor coupled to a third scan line, a reference power source, and a first node; a first capacitor coupled between the first node and a second node; a second capacitor coupled between the first node and the organic light emitting diode; a fourth transistor coupled to a second scan line, a data line, and the first node; a sixth transistor coupled to a first scan line, a first power source, and the second node; a second transistor coupled to the second scan line, the second node, and a third node; a third transistor coupled to an emission control line, the first power source, and the third node; and a first transistor coupled to the second node, the third node, and the organic light emitting diode.04-14-2011
20110084946ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - An organic light emitting display includes a display unit at the center of a panel and including a plurality of pixels at crossing regions of scan lines and data lines, a scan driver for supplying scan signals to the scan lines and on the panel, a pad unit on the panel and for supplying driving powers and control signals to the display unit and the scan driver, the pad unit including first and second pads for supplying a gate high level voltage to the scan driver and third and fourth pads and for supplying a gate low level voltage to the scan driver, a first power source supply line surrounding the display unit and coupling the first pad to the second pad via the scan driver, and a second power source supply line surrounding the display unit and coupling the third pad to the fourth pad via the scan driver.04-14-2011
20100177085DISPLAY DEVICE - In a driver circuit which controls the supply of charge to cells each of which can store a charge, the EMI (Electro Magnetic Interference) which occurs at the time of performing the charge sharing driving can be reduced. A preceding conduction means (SW07-15-2010
20090322724Image Processing Systems - This invention generally relates to image processing systems. More particularly it relates to systems and methods for displaying images using multi-line addressing (MLA) or total matrix addressing (TMA) techniques, and to techniques for post-processing of data for display generated by these techniques. Embodiments of the invention are particularly useful for driving OLED (organic light emitting diode) displays. We describe a method of driving an electroluminescent display to display an image using a plurality of temporal sub-frames, data for a said sub-frame comprising a first set of drive values (R;C) and second set of drive values (C;R) for driving respective first and second axes of said display, a said sub-frame having an associated sub-frame display time. The method comprises: determining a said sub-frame display time for a displayed sub-frame responsive to one or more of said drive values for the sub-frame; and driving said display to display said temporal sub-frames for respective said sub-frame display times.12-31-2009
20110175877GAMMA VOLTAGE GENERATION CIRCUIT - A gamma voltage generation circuit is provided. The gamma voltage generation circuit includes a resistor string, a first switch, and a second switch. The resistor string includes a plurality of resistors connected in series. An output terminal of the first switch is coupled to a first end of the resistor string. An output terminal of the second switch is coupled to a second end of the resistor string. The first switch selects and outputs one of a first high reference voltage and a second high reference voltage to the first end of the resistor string according to a control signal. The second switch selects and outputs one of a first low reference voltage and a second low reference voltage to the second end of the resistor string according to the control signal.07-21-2011
20100013815LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes an array substrate which includes a plurality of signal lines, a plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of auxiliary capacitive lines, a plurality of pixels, an auxiliary capacitive line driving circuit, a logic circuit, a first auxiliary capacitive voltage supply line, a second auxiliary capacitive voltage supply line, and a power supply line, an opposite substrate, and a liquid crystal layer. Each of the pixels includes a switching element, a pixel electrode, and an auxiliary capacitive element. A first common line and a second common line are connected to each other on one end side and are in a non-connected state in parts other than the part on the one end side. A common voltage is supplied to the first common line and the second common line from the one end side.01-21-2010
20100039420PLASMA DISPLAY AND DRIVING APPARATUS THEREOF - A driving apparatus of a plasma display is disclosed. The apparatus includes a first switch connected between a first power source for supplying a first voltage and a scan electrode, and a first diode and a second switch connected in series between a second power source for supplying a second voltage that is higher than the first voltage and the scan electrode. Further, the driving apparatus includes a third switch connected between a power recovery power source and a contact point between the first diode and the second switch, and a second diode connected in parallel the first diode and the third switch.02-18-2010
20100039419DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM - Disclosed is a display device having a pixel electrode and a pixel driving transistor. The display device comprises a capacitor, a gate voltage control transistor and a source driving circuit. The capacitor, coupled to the gate of the pixel driving transistor, holds the applied voltage to the aforesaid gate. The gate voltage control transistor has a drain coupled to a connection point between the gate of the pixel driving transistor and the capacitor, a source coupled to the source bus line and a gate coupled to the gate line, for controlling the applied voltage of the capacitor. The source driving circuit utilizes the adjacent source bus lines to alternately switch the voltage held by the capacitor among several different high voltages and several different low voltages to drive the source.02-18-2010
20100053141PIXEL CIRCUIT DRIVING METHOD, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Provided is a method of driving a plurality of pixel circuits. The pixel circuits are disposed corresponding to intersections between a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of signal lines. Each of the pixel circuits includes: a light emitting element; a driving transistor connected to the light emitting element in series; a holding capacitor interposed between a gate of the driving transistor and a path between the light emitting element and the driving transistor; and a selection switch electrically interconnecting the signal line and the gate of the driving transistor at the time of the selection of the scanning line. The method of driving the pixel circuits includes: supplying time-divisionally a gradation potential to each signal line during a first period of each of a plurality of unitary periods, selecting the scanning line during a second period after elapse of the first period of the corresponding unitary period, and supplying the gradation potential to the gate of the driving transistor of each of the pixel circuits corresponding to the selected scanning line; controlling the driving transistor of each of the pixel circuits corresponding to one scanning line of the plurality of scanning lines to be in an ON state, supplying a reference potential from an electric supply line to the gate of the corresponding driving transistor, and executing a first compensation operation for making a voltage across the holding capacitor approach asymptotically to a threshold voltage of the driving transistor before start of the unitary period corresponding to the one scanning line; and supplying driving current to the light emitting element in accordance with the voltage across the holding capacitor after elapse of the unitary period corresponding to the one scanning line.03-04-2010
20100066715ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DEVICE WITH TWO ELCTRICALLY CONNECTED CONDUCTIVE LAYERS RESPECTIVELY DISPOSED ON DIFFERENT SUBSTRATES - An organic electroluminescent device comprises two substrates facing to each other. The first substrate has a first conductive layer and a pixel array. A second substrate is located on the pixel array, and has a second conductive layer on its lower surface. The pixel array includes a plurality of organic light emitting diodes connected to the first conductive layer. The second conductive layer is electrically connected to the conductive layer, and then electrically connected to a voltage source by way of the first conductive layer.03-18-2010
20100053140DISPLAY APPARATUS - The present invention improves the reliability of a display apparatus by suppressing the temperature rise of the display apparatus mounted on a wall. The display apparatus is provided with a wall mount switch to detect a wall mount member if the wall mount member is attached to the rear of the display apparatus. If it is detected by the wall mount switch that the display apparatus is mounted on a wall, the display power supplied to a display unit is set lower than normal by a power controller. This suppresses the temperature rise of the apparatus mounted on a wall.03-04-2010
20100053138DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - In a display apparatus and a method of driving the display apparatus, data voltages, which correspond to image data, are supplied to data lines to drive a plurality of pixels arranged in pixel areas defined by a plurality of gate lines and data lines, and gate signals are sequentially supplied to gate lines. The gate signals are maintained at a level of gate on voltage such that the data voltages of the data lines are supplied to corresponding pixels during a scan period, and alternately have a first voltage level and a second voltage level in synchronization with a common voltage during a non-scan period.03-04-2010
20100053136GRADATION VOLTAGE CORRECTION SYSTEM AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - In one embodiment of the present invention, a gradation voltage correction system is provided in a liquid crystal display device that is configured to be capable of displaying a color image, and corrects gradation voltages to be supplied to a plurality of pixels. The gradation voltage correction system includes a color sensor (chromaticity change acquiring portion) for acquiring a change in chromaticity of illumination light from light-emitting diodes and a correction determining portion for determining correction values for each color of the red, green, and blue pixels based on the detection (acquisition) results of the color sensor.03-04-2010
20100053143PIXEL UNIT, DISPLAY PANEL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEM UTILIZING THE SAME - A system for displaying image is provided. The system includes a pixel unit coupled to a source driver and including a first switch, a second switch, a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a driving transistor, and a luminiferous device. The first switch includes a first control terminal receiving a first scan signal, a first terminal receiving a first operation voltage, and a second terminal. The second switch includes a second control terminal receiving a second scan signal, a third terminal, and a fourth terminal coupled to the source driver. The first capacitor is coupled between the first and the second terminals. The second capacitor is coupled between the second and the third terminals. The driving transistor includes a gate coupled to the second terminal, a source receiving the first operation voltage, and a drain. The luminiferous device is coupled to the drain and receiving a second operation voltage.03-04-2010
20100053137DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - In a display device, a signal controller compensates for luminance of an input image signal that corresponds to each of a plurality of pixels in accordance with a luminance compensation coefficient depending on a position of each pixel, and generates a compensation image signal. A data driver generates data signals that correspond to the plurality of pixels in accordance with the compensation image signal, and supplies the data signals to the corresponding pixels, respectively. The luminance compensation coefficient may depend on a magnitude of the input image signal.03-04-2010
20120242638DIELECTRIC SPACER FOR DISPLAY DEVICES - This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for forming spacers on a substrate and building an electromechanical device over the spacers and the substrate. In one aspect, a raised anchor area is formed over the spacer by adding layers that result in a high point above the substrate. The high point can protect the movable sections of the MEMS device from contact with a backplate.09-27-2012
20100060623DRIVE METHOD FOR AN ELECTROPHORETIC CELL AND AN ELECTROPHORETIC DEVICE - The present invention relates to a drive method for an electrophoretic cell and a device adapted to implement the method. The cell comprises a first storage electrode (03-11-2010
20100060621SOURCE DRIVER DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A source driver device for driving a display panel includes a gamma voltage generator having a storage element and a plurality of gamma digital-to-analog converters, a data digital-to-analog converter coupled to the gamma voltage generator, and a receiver for receiving input display data from a data bus, for parsing the input display data to transmit generated display data to the data digital-to-analog converter, and for transmitting a plurality of gamma data signals to the storage element, wherein each of the plurality of gamma digital-to-analog converters receive the plurality of gamma data signals from the storage element for generating a plurality of reference voltage signals based on the corresponding gamma data signals, and wherein the data digital-to-analog converter is coupled to the receiver to receive the generated display data, according to the generated plurality of reference voltage signals generated from the gamma digital-to-analog converters, and to generate a driving voltage signal based on the generated display data for driving the display panel.03-11-2010
20110102407BACKLIGHT ASSEMBLY, DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME, DISPLAY SUBSTRATE FOR THE SAME AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A backlight assembly includes first and second backlight units independently operating based on driving modes, and a light blocking member interposed between the first and second backlight units. The first backlight assembly includes a first light source generating and supplying a first light to a main display part of a display panel in a main mode and turned-off in a sub mode. The second backlight assembly includes a second light source generating and supplying a second light having different color from the first light to a sub display part of the display panel in a main mode and a sub mode.05-05-2011
20110175885IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND MODIFICATION METHOD PERFORMED BY THE SAME - An image display device includes a luminescent panel in which luminescent pixels are two-dimensionally arranged. Each luminescent pixel has a stacked luminescent layer and driving layer. The driving layer includes a capacitive element that includes two electrode layers stacked in parallel. A memory stores coordinate information of a repaired luminescent pixel in which the capacitive element is repaired through disconnection of a part of one of the two electrode layers. A controller converts video signals received by the image display device into luminescent pixel signals that determine luminescence of the luminescent pixels. The controller outputs the luminescent pixel signals to a driver in a scanning order. The controller includes an incremental operator that increases one of the luminescent pixel signals that corresponds to the repaired luminescent pixel after reading only the coordinate information from the memory and comparing information of the video signals with the coordinate information in the scanning order.07-21-2011
20100128012DISPLAY DEVICE,IT'S DRIVING CIRCUIT, AND DRIVING METHOD - One embodiment of the present invention discloses a display device which can use a display element having a relatively large difference between a minimum gradation voltage and a maximum gradation voltage. A first selection period and a second selection period are included in a period (a scanning signal line selection period) in which each gate wiring is selected. In the first selection period, a first selection voltage for allowing every TFT included in a line, which is an object to be selected, to be in an ON state is applied to the gate wiring of the line which is the object to be selected. In a period between the first selection period and the second selection period, a non selection voltage is applied to the gate wiring which is the object to be selected and the voltage of an auxiliary capacity wiring corresponding to the gate wiring which is the object to be selected is changed. In the second selection period, a second selection voltage for allowing a part of the TFTs included in the line, which is the object to be selected, to be in an ON state is applied to the gate wiring which is the object to be selected.05-27-2010
20110074758DUAL-MODE AMOLED PIXEL DRIVER, A SYSTEM USING A DUAL-MODE AMOLED PIXEL DRIVER, AND A METHOD OF OPERATING A DUAL-MODE AMOLED PIXEL DRIVER - The present innovation provides a system for driving an OLED pixel that includes an arrangement for driving the OLED pixel in a voltage mode and an arrangement for driving the OLED pixel in a current mode. The system includes an arrangement for switching between the voltage mode and the current mode. When a selected luminance for the OLED pixel is high, the voltage mode may be selected by the switching arrangement, and when the selected luminance for the OLED pixel is low, the current mode may be selected by the switching arrangement. A driver circuit for an OLED pixel is provided. A method of driving an OLED pixel is provided that includes driving the OLED pixel in a voltage mode when a selected luminance for the OLED pixel is high. A computer-readable medium is provided having stored thereon computer-executable instructions that cause a processor to perform a method when executed.03-31-2011
20110074754DEVICE FOR GENERATING RGB GAMMA VOLTAGE AND DISPLAY DRIVING APPARATUS USING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a device for generating RGB gamma voltage and a display driving apparatus using the same. The device for generating RGB gamma voltage includes: an RGB gamma compensation voltage output unit that outputs a plurality of R, G, B gamma compensation voltage corresponding to gamma compensation data with respect to R, G, and B signals; a multiplexer that receives the R, G, and B gamma compensation voltages among the outputted gamma compensation voltages one by one and selects and outputs any one gamma compensation voltage among the R, G, and B gamma compensation voltages in accordance with an RGB selection control signal; and a multiplexer controller that generates an RGB selection control signal corresponding to an output order of the R, G, and B signals and transmits the generated signal to the multiplexer and controls the signal outputted from the multiplexer in accordance with the RGB selection control signal.03-31-2011
20110074756METHOD OF CONTROLLING AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY AND AN APPARATUS COMPRISING AN ELECTRONIC DISPLAY - A method of controlling an electronic display having a plurality of pixels settable in a first operating level, a second operating level and an intermediate operating level, the method comprising the step of setting the pixels in a preparatory intermediate operating level immediately prior to setting the pixels in a desired intermediate operating state. At an end of a frame i−1, for example, it is possible to drive a pixel from a level P0 further towards white to reach reflection level Pn or to stop driving it, or to switch a control voltage to an apposite polarity and arrive at a lower level. Levels P1 and P2 present embodiments of preparatory intermediate levels used to drive pixels in accordance with the invention. For example, levels 2, 4, and 6 may be obtained from the preparatory level P1. Levels 3, 5, and 7 may be obtained from the preparatory level P2.03-31-2011
20110074762LIGHT-EMITTING APPARATUS AND DRIVE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF AS WELL AS ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A light-emitting apparatus includes a light-emitting panel provided with at least one pixel and a data line connected to the pixel, and a drive circuit connected to the light-emitting panel. The pixel includes a light-emitting element, a drive transistor, and a switching element. The drive transistor includes a current path having a first end side connected to the light-emitting element and a second end side to be supplied with a power supply voltage. The switching element is provided between the first end side of the current path and the data line. The drive circuit includes a measurement circuit, which connects the data line and light-emitting element through the switching element after no current is set to run through the current path, to acquire an electric characteristic of the light-emitting element through the data line and first switching element.03-31-2011
20110248981DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - To solve the lack of program time, which is a problem of a display device including an EL element, and to provide a display device including a pixel circuit with a high aperture ratio and a driving method thereof. In a circuit including a driving transistor, a capacitor, a display element which can be used as a capacitor, a first power supply line and a second power supply line, potentials of the first power supply line and the second power supply line are set to be almost the same, thereby a threshold voltage of the driving transistor is held in the display element, and after that, a charge is divided into the display element and the capacitor.10-13-2011
20110248979ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Included are a driving circuit that divides one field into subfields and applies predetermined voltages to liquid crystal elements of pixels to turn on or off each of the pixels, and a determination unit that determines whether a first pixel to be turned off of the pixels is adjacent to a second pixel to be turned on of the pixels. The driving circuit applies a first voltage to the liquid crystal element corresponding to the first pixel and applies a second voltage higher than the first voltage to the liquid crystal element corresponding to the second pixel, and applies a third voltage higher than the first voltage and lower than the second voltage to the liquid crystal element of the first pixel for which the determination unit has determined that the first pixel is adjacent to the second pixel.10-13-2011
20110248978LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - To increase the frequency of input of image signals in terms of design in a field-sequential liquid crystal display device. Image signals are concurrently supplied to pixels provided in a plurality of rows among pixels arranged in matrix in a pixel portion of the liquid crystal display device. Thus, the frequency of input of an image signal to each pixel can be increased without change in response speed of a transistor or the like included in the liquid crystal display device.10-13-2011
20110069054VOLTAGE REGULATOR, VOLTAGE REGULATION METHOD, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A voltage regulator for controlling a reference pulse-voltage comprising a sequence of positive-negative pulses which defines an active range and a dummy range is disclosed. The voltage regulator includes an acquisition unit adapted to receive each pulse of the reference pulse-voltage and determine whether an alteration of the pulse is needed according to a predetermined calculation, and generate a result message when it is determined that an alteration of the voltage pulse is needed, and a voltage control unit adapted to generate an output pulse-voltage corresponding to the reference pulse-voltage. When no result message is generated, the voltage control unit is configured to output an output pulse having the same polarity as that of the received pulse of the reference pulse-voltage, and when the result message is generated, the voltage control unit is configured to output an output pulse having an opposite polarity to that of the received pulse.03-24-2011
20100123707Electronic Circuit, Method of Driving Electronic Circuit, Electro-Optical Device, Method of Driving Electro-Optical Device, and Electronic Apparatus - The present invention provides an electronic circuit, a method of driving the electronic circuit, an electro-optical device, a method of driving the electro-optical device, and an electronic apparatus capable of improving yield or aperture ratio by reducing the number of transistors to be used. A pixel circuit can include a driving transistor, a transistor, a switching transistor, and a holding capacitor. Furthermore, a driving-voltage supplying transistor is connected between a first power source line, which supplies a driving voltage to drive the driving transistor, and a voltage supply line extending in a row in the direction of the pixel circuits provided at the right end side of an active matrix part.05-20-2010
20100123701Liquid crystal display - A liquid crystal display device is provided to prevent a liquid crystal module from being driven abnormally. The liquid crystal display device comprises a liquid crystal display panel displaying a picture corresponding to a data; a DC-DC converter for generating driving voltages necessary for driving the liquid crystal display panel; a system for supplying the data, a module operation power and a backlight operation power in a play state, and cutting off the module operation power and the backlight operation power while supplying the data in a pause state; and a switching circuit for controlling an input of the DC-DC converter whether or not the module operation power and the backlight operation power are supplied, wherein the input of the DC-DC converter is cut-off if either the module operation power or the backlight operation power is not input to the switching circuit.05-20-2010
20100123700Organic electroluminescent display device and method of driving the same - An organic electroluminescent display device includes an organic electroluminescent diode receiving a driving voltage and a first ground voltage; first and second driving thin film transistors for providing a driving current to the organic electroluminescent diode, each of the first and second driving thin film transistors receiving one of the driving voltage and the first ground voltage; a first switching thin film transistor receiving a data voltage and switched by an nth scan signal to output the data voltage; a second switching thin film transistor switched by a current providing signal to provide the one of the driving voltage and the first ground voltage to the second driving thin film transistor; a third switching thin film transistor receiving a second ground voltage and switched by a selection signal to output the second ground voltage to an output terminal of the first switching thin film transistor; a fourth switching thin film transistor disposed among an output terminal of the second switching thin film transistor, a gate terminal of the first driving thin film transistor and a gate terminal of the second driving thin film transistor and switched by the selection signal; and a first capacitor disposed among the output terminal of the first switching thin film transistor, the gate terminal of the first driving thin film transistor and the gate terminal of the second driving thin film transistor, wherein “n” is a positive integer.05-20-2010
20110074759PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display device having a plasma display panel (PDP) including: a plurality of electrodes; a printed circuit board assembly (PBA) to drive the plasma display panel (PDP); and a chassis base including a first surface supporting the plasma display panel (PDP) and a second surface mounted with the printed circuit board assembly (PBA), wherein the PDP includes signal lines and a power line continuously formed on an edge of the PDP, electrode terminals connected to the electrodes the signal lines and the power lines, signal line terminals disposed on one side of the electrode terminals and connected to the signal lines, an alignment mark formed on at least at one side of the signal line terminals, and a power terminal disposed on a side of the alignment mark connected to the power line and supplying power to the PDP.03-31-2011
20110074755CAPACITIVE LOAD DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A buffer circuit drives a capacitive load based on a voltage Vin. In a setup period, switches are in an ON state, and in a drive period, a switch is in an ON state. A voltage comparison unit compares the voltage Vin in the setup period and a voltage Vout in a drive period to output a comparison result voltage. A push-pull output unit includes a TFT for charge and a TFT for discharge. A drive control unit controls the TFTs to be in an OFF state in the setup period, and in the drive period, selectively controls the TFTs to be in an ON state in accordance with the comparison result voltage. If Vout03-31-2011
20110074761LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DRIVING APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD - A liquid crystal display driving apparatus comprises a gate driving unit, a source driving unit, and a gate line and a data line intersected with each other to define a pixel region. The source driving unit comprises: a pixel voltage driving circuit for providing a unidirectional voltage signal applied on a pixel electrode in the pixel region; a common voltage driving circuit for providing a common voltage signal which is applied on a common electrode and corresponds to the unidirectional voltage signal, and providing a periodical pulse high-voltage signal.03-31-2011
20110074760DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A data driving circuit for a display panel. The data driving circuit includes a driving integrated circuit including a plurality of data driving units configured to supply image data to data lines of the display panel; and a package body including: a mount region in which the driving integrated circuit is mounted, logic power input patterns configured to transmit logic power to the plurality of data driving units, and at least two external auxiliary transmission lines formed in the mount region and connected to at least one logic power input pattern. Further, the at least two external auxiliary transmission lines are configured to transmit power received from the at least one connected logic power input pattern to data driving units located farthest from said at least one logic power input pattern.03-31-2011
20090021506PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A plasma display device and a driving method is provided. An inverse gamma corrector generates a first video signal by mapping an input video signal to an inverse gamma curve, and an address APC unit determines an address power consumption level of the first video signal. When the address power consumption level is high, the address APC unit outputs a gamma gain to the inverse gamma corrector to generate a second inverse gamma curve by multiplying the inverse gamma curve by the gamma gain. and A second video signal is generated by mapping the input video signal to the second inverse gamma curve. When the address power consumption level of the second video signal is low, a controller of the plasma display device generates address data and a sustain pulse. This way, the address power consumption level of the displayed image can be reduced.01-22-2009
20120120046DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - An erasing TFT 05-17-2012
20120120045ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE AND ORGANIC EL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides an active matrix substrate and an organic EL display device in which reduction in the response rate of a current-driven light-emitting element is suppressed. The active matrix substrate of the present invention is an analog gradation-driving active matrix substrate, including multiple pixels each including a current-driven light-emitting element and a drive transistor. The current-driven light-emitting element includes a pixel electrode electrically coupled with the drive transistor. The drive transistor supplies a current to the current-driven light-emitting element through the pixel electrode. The multiple pixels include a first pixel and a second pixel disposed adjacent to each other. A gate electrode of the drive transistor of the first pixel is disposed between the pixel electrode of the current-driven light-emitting element of the first pixel and the pixel electrode of the current-driven light-emitting element of the second pixel in a plan view of a main face of the substrate.05-17-2012
20120120044LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - Provided is a liquid crystal display device performing a precharge and having a function of switching an order for selecting scanning lines, in which such as flicker and burn-in can be prevented from being produced. A scanning line drive circuit selects scanning lines either in ascending order or in descending order based on an order of arrangement according to a shift direction signal, and causes selection periods of the scanning lines to be partially overlapped for a precharge. A data line drive circuit applies voltages of different polarities to data lines by frame and by data line. A common voltage generating circuit generates two types of voltages whose levels are independently adjustable, selects one of the two voltages according to a scan selection signal and applies the selected voltage to a common electrode of a liquid crystal panel. As the common voltage generating circuit, a D/A converter may be used.05-17-2012
20120120043IMAGE DATA COMPRESSING AND DECOMPRESSING METHODS AND DISPLAY DRIVING DEVICE USING THE SAME - Disclosed is a display driving device, a display device including the same, and an image data compression and decompression method. The display driving device comprises an encoder that compresses PenTile® matrix encoded input image data using a binary encoding scheme and a DPCM encoding scheme, calculates errors produced by each encoding scheme, and selects an encoding scheme mode and its compressed data according to the calculated errors. A decoder decompresses the compressed data according to a decoding scheme corresponding to the selected encoding scheme mode. And a source driver drives source lines connected with a display panel based on decompressed data.05-17-2012
20120120042PIXEL DRIVING CIRCUIT OF AN ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE - A pixel driving circuit of an organic light emitting diode (OLED) includes a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a fourth transistor, a fifth transistor, a capacitor, and an OLED. The operation of the pixel driving circuit includes three stages including discharging, data writing, and emitting. The pixel driving circuit compensates the threshold voltage of the transistor in the stage of data writing, so the driving current of the OLED can be irrelevant to the variations of threshold voltages.05-17-2012
20120120041DISPLAY DEVICE - Display unevenness is suppressed. A display device includes pixels (05-17-2012
20120146982LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD - A method of controlling a liquid crystal display device which is used for color display and can reduces cross talk noise with a simple configuration. The control method of the liquid crystal display panel which includes three liquid crystal display panels of simple matrix, and a plurality of driver units, provided as associated with the plurality of liquid crystal display panels, to apply a driving voltage to the liquid crystal display panels, the method includes inverting by a inverter a pulse polarity control signal for converting a driving voltage applied to the liquid crystal display panels by the driver units to an alternative current voltage, and inputting the inverted signal to the driver unit corresponding at least one of the plurality of liquid crystal display panels.06-14-2012
20120146979DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving method of a display device is disclosed. According to one aspect, the method includes applying a first voltage of a predetermined level to an anode of a plurality of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) included in a plurality of pixels. A plurality of driving transistors are driven to be connected to the plurality of OLEDs. The method further includes transmitting a first power source voltage of a logic high level to the anode of the plurality of OLEDs as a threshold voltage to compensate a threshold voltage of the plurality of driving transistors, and applying a data voltage to a plurality of pixels as a data writing step turning on a plurality of driving transistors. The second power source voltage applied to the cathode of the plurality of OLEDs is changed to a second voltage of the logic low level in a state in which a plurality of driving transistors are turned on. In the turned on state, light is emitted from the plurality of OLEDs.06-14-2012
20110069057LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device is disclosed which includes first, second and third data lines arranged in one direction, a data driver for alternately supplying a data signal of a first polarity and a data signal of a second polarity to each of the first, second and third data lines during an interval of two horizontal periods, first and second gate lines arranged to cross the first to third data lines, a gate driver for sequentially driving the first and second gate lines, and first red, first green, first blue, second red, second green and second blue pixels located between the first gate line and the second gate line and arranged in order along the first and second gate lines. The first red pixel cell is connected to one side of the first data line and the second gate line. The first green pixel cell is connected to the other side of the first data line and the first gate line. The first blue pixel cell is connected to one side of the second data line and the first gate line. The second red pixel cell is connected to the other side of the second data line and the second gate line. The second green pixel cell is connected to one side of the third data line and the first gate line. The second blue pixel cell is connected to the other side of the third data line and the second gate line.03-24-2011
20110069056HYSTERETIC MODE LED DRIVER WITH PRECISE AVERAGE CURRENT - A hysteretic mode LED driver for providing a driving current for an LED includes a hysteretic comparing circuit and a feedback loop. The hysteretic comparing circuit compares a driving current related sensing signal with a reference signal to control the average value of the driving current. The feedback loop senses the error between the average value of the driving current and a target value to adjust the reference signal or the offset of the hysteretic comparing circuit to adjust the average value of the driving current.03-24-2011
20110069053DRIVING CIRCUIT OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A driving circuit of a liquid crystal display including a first input port, a second input port, a first gamma buffer, a second gamma buffer, and a switching circuit is provided. A plurality of first gamma voltages are inputted from the first input port, and a plurality of second gamma voltages are inputted from the second input port. The switching circuit switches the connections between the two input ports and the two gamma buffers, such that a first line of pixels of the liquid crystal display receives the gamma voltages from the first gamma buffer within a first frame period and a second frame period, and that a second line of pixels of the liquid crystal display receives the gamma voltages from the second gamma buffer within the first frame period and the second frame period.03-24-2011
20110025673DC-DC CONVERTER WITH AUTO-SWITCHING BETWEEN PWM AND PFM AND OLED DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A DC-DC converter with auto-switching between pulse width modulation (PWM) and pulse frequency modulation (PFM) is used in an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display and judges power consumption of an OLED array of the display according to display data of the display and thus determines a switching time between PWM and PFM. The converter comprises a content statistic unit, an auto-switching control unit, a PWM controller, a PFM controller and a power generator. The content statistic unit receives and accumulates the display data of the OLED display and then outputs a statistic value. The auto-switching control unit outputs a control signal according to the statistic value to control the PWM controller and the PFM controller and to switch to a PWM mode or a PFM mode.02-03-2011
20110050674ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND IMAGE COMPENSATING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display device and a method of compensating image of the organic light emitting display device. The organic light emitting display device includes a sensing circuit that is separate from a pixel circuit to sense a current supplied by a driving transistor. Accordingly, mura, spots, or image sticking generated due to deterioration of the driving transistor may be compensated for.03-03-2011
20110025674DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display system includes an electronic device, a display device, a power line and two converters. The electronic device is used to provide image data, and the display device displays images according to the image data. The first converter is coupled to the electronic device and plugged to a first power socket for receiving the image data sent by the electronic device and power from the power line, combining image signal and power signal and transmitting the combined signal to a second converter via the power line. The second converter is coupled to the display device and plugged to a second power socket for receiving the power from the power line and the image data sent by the first converter and separating the signal to transmit the image data to the display device.02-03-2011
20110025672FLAT DISPLAY APPARATUS AND HIGH-VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY - A flat display apparatus has a flat display panel; a frame that is installed on a rear face side of the display panel; a cover that covers at least a rear face side of the frame; and a high-voltage power supply that applies high voltage to the display panel. The high-voltage power supply has a plurality of cases, each of which encloses one or more transformers and rectifier circuits, and obtains high voltage by connecting the plurality of cases in series, and the plurality of cases are arranged in a space created between the frame and the cover so as to be disposed on a plane in parallel with a screen of the display panel.02-03-2011
20110025670Organic Light Emitting Display and Method of Driving the Same - An organic light emitting display capable of reducing power consumption in a standby mode to increase the use time of a battery and a method of driving the same. The organic light emitting display includes a pixel unit for displaying an image by utilizing a plurality of frames and in accordance with data signals and scan signals; a data driver for outputting the data signals; a scan driver for outputting the scan signals; and a controller for controlling the data driver and the scan driver so that, in at least one frame of the plurality of frames, the scan signals are not transmitted to the pixel unit.02-03-2011
20110025671ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display includes a display unit that includes pixels coupled to scan lines, control lines, and data lines; a control line driver for providing control signals to the respective pixels through the control lines; a first power driver for applying a first power to the pixels of the display unit; and a second power driver for applying a second power to the pixels of the display unit, wherein the first power and/or the second power is applied to the pixels of the display unit, having voltage values at different levels, during periods of one frame, and the control signals and the first and second powers are concurrently provided to all of the pixels.02-03-2011
20110025667POWER CONTROL SYSTEM FOR DISPLAY MODULE INCLUDING EXTERNAL DC-DC CONVERTER - A power control system includes a display module for displaying an image in accordance with image data, a DC-DC converter being external to the display module and for applying power to the display module, a host for generating a control signal for controlling the display module and outputting the control signal through a signal output pin of signal input/output pins of the host, and a connector connected to the signal input/output pins and for applying the control signal to the DC-DC converter and the display module. The DC-DC converter is adapted to apply power to the display module according to the control signal. Accordingly, the number of signal input/output pins of the connector can be reduced.02-03-2011
20110248980CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR DRIVING AN ARRAY OF LIGHT EMITTING PIXELS - A technique for driving a column of pixels that include light emitting elements. The technique incorporates feedback data provided from feedback data sources connected to the data line and to feedback line of the array, pixel driving circuit with feedback path. The technique can also include block of the reference elements for input signal corrections.10-13-2011
20100321362Gamma Voltage Generator and Source Driver - A gamma voltage generator adapted in a source driver and a source driver adapted in a display panel are provided. The source driver comprises a DAC and a gamma voltage generator comprising a first and a second arithmetic circuit and a gamma voltage string. The first arithmetic circuit receives a first gamma reference voltage and at least one first tuning voltage to supply a first reference voltage. The second arithmetic circuit receives a second gamma reference voltage and at least one second tuning voltage to supply a second reference voltage. The gamma resistor string has two ends coupled to the first and the second arithmetic circuits to receive the first and the second reference voltages respectively to generate a plurality of gamma voltages. The DAC receives digital pixel data and the gamma voltages to generate a plurality of driving voltages to a pixel array of the display panel.12-23-2010
20100321361Source driver - A source driver includes a gamma voltage generator and a digital to analog converter. The gamma voltage generator generates a plurality of gamma voltages, in which the gamma voltage generator includes a gamma resistor string, a second resistor, a plurality of first switches and a second switch. The first resistors are electrically connected serially for dividing a first gamma reference voltage and a second gamma reference voltage, in which the first resistors have first ends and second ends for providing gamma voltages. The second resistor has a first end electrically connected to the gamma resistor string and a second end receiving a third gamma reference voltage. The first switches are uniformly conducted to the first ends or the second ends of the first resistors according to a timing control signal for passing the gamma voltages.12-23-2010
20100302226LIGHT SOURCE DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A light source device with an improved contrast ratio between a bright portion and a dark portion of a displayed image and a display divide including the light source device. In order to change a reflectance of a portion of a reflection sheet 12-02-2010
20100253667METHOD FOR DETECTING THE ACTUATION OF A CONTROL ELEMENT OF A CONTROL FRONT OF AN INVERTER AND CONTROL FRONT FOR AN INVERTER - The invention relates to a method for detection of the actuation of at least one control element (10-07-2010
20100295837DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD - A display device includes: a pixel array unit including a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of signal lines; a scanning line driving unit that sequentially applies a driving voltage to the plurality of scanning lines according to a shift timing indicated by a shift clock; a signal line driving unit that drives the plurality of signal lines on the basis of an input video signal, and a clock adjusting unit that adjusts the shift clock such that there are n (n is a natural number equal to or greater than 2) shift timings within each one horizontal line period for which an image signal corresponding to one horizontal line is displayed.11-25-2010
20110254823DRIVE DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE - The drive device includes a first switch section including switching elements, a second switch section including switching elements, and output circuits. Each of the output circuits includes a switching element having a first and a second end, a first voltage being supplied to the first end, and a first and a second rectifier element each having a current input terminal and a current output terminal connected to the second end of the switching element. Each of the output circuits corresponds to one of the switching elements of the first switch section and one of the switching elements of the second switch section, the one of the switching elements of the first switch section is connected to the current input terminal of the first rectifier element, and the one of the switching elements of the second switch section is connected to the current input terminal of the second rectifier element.10-20-2011
20100277456INFORMATION DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD AND INFORMATION DISPLAY PANEL - A method of driving an information display panel: in which display media constituted by particles including charged particles are sealed between two substrates, at least one substrate being transparent; in which the display media, to which an electrostatic field is applied, are made to move so as to display an information image; and in which, after an erasing wherein a color is displayed on a whole screen is performed, a rewriting of an information display is performed in such a manner that a color at the erasing is changed by applying a voltage forming electrostatic field in a reverse direction as that at the erasing, is characterized in that, after the rewriting of the information display is finished, a voltage forming electrostatic field in the same direction as that at erasing is applied. Thereby, providing a method of driving an information display panel, in which the particles constituting the display media are not stuck and disable to the substrate if information such as an image is left for a long time as it is, and a previous display image does not remain when a new display image is to be displayed after a long time left, and to provide an information display panel.11-04-2010
20100110058DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus includes; a data driver integrated in one chip and which outputs data signals; a gate driver which sequentially outputs gate signals, a display panel which includes; a plurality of data lines which receive the data signals, a plurality of gate lines which receive the gate signals, and a plurality of pixels connected to a corresponding gate line and a corresponding data line, a voltage generator which generates a common voltage and a storage voltage and provides them to the display panel, and a voltage compensator which receives the storage voltage fedback from the display panel and generates a compensation signal, wherein the display panel further includes a feedback line which provides the voltage compensator with the storage voltage, and wherein the feedback line is electrically connected to the voltage compensator through the data driver.05-06-2010
20110175879INFORMATION EXCHANGE DEVICE - An information exchange device includes a human body communication unit which applies information flowing via a human body to a human body and detects information flowing via the human body, an information transmission unit which transmits information via the human body communication unit, an identification unit which identifies other device which can transmit information from the information transmission unit, a detection unit which detects a contact state with other human body, and a transmission control unit which starts transmission of information according to identification by the identification unit and a detection by the detection unit.07-21-2011
20110037747CROSSTALK REDUCTION IN LCD PANELS - A display configured to reduce intra-pixel crosstalk is provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a processor, a memory, and a display. The display may include a pixel array and associated driving circuitry. The display may be configured to balance charges induced on a gate line and on an adjacent common line of the pixel array in response to application of a first data voltage on a first data line, and to perform such balancing before applying a second data voltage to a second data line adjacent the first data line to reduce or eliminate intra-pixel crosstalk. Additional systems, devices, and methods relating to reducing intra-pixel crosstalk in a display are also disclosed.02-17-2011
20100097364DISPLAY DEVICE - An object of the present invention is to increase the speed of the level shifting operation in a display device having a level shift circuit formed of polysilicon thin film transistors. The present invention provides a display device having a level shift circuit wherein the above described level shift circuit has: a thin film transistor having a semiconductor layer formed of a polysilicon layer; a load resistance element connected between a second electrode of the above described thin film transistor and a reference power supply; and a waveform rectifying circuit connected to the second electrode of the above described thin film transistor, and a diode element of which the anode region is connected to the first electrode of the above described thin film transistor and of which the cathode region is connected to the second electrode of the above described thin film transistor.04-22-2010
20100033468PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICES AND PROGRAMS - A portable display device transitions between a first state and a second state, and includes a display portion to display information in the first state and to display particular information in the second state, a power source that supplies power in the first state, and supplies less power in the second state than in the first state, and a controller that drives the display portion to display information in the display portion. The controller replaces the particular information displayed in the display portion with a further information different from the information displayed in the display portion, by transitioning the portable display device from the second state to the first state, and back to the second state, at a predetermined timing.02-11-2010
20090273591Semiconductor device, display panel and electronic apparatus - A semiconductor device includes a plurality of thin film transistors of a single channel formed on an insulating substrate, and a buffer circuit including an outputting stage; a first inputting stage; a second inputting stage; a seventh thin film transistor; and an eighth thin film transistor.11-05-2009
20080246750DRIVING CIRCUIT AND IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - There is provided a driving circuit including; a plurality of output terminals to be electrically connected to the scan wirings, respectively; a scan controlling unit for selecting one or plural output terminals to output a driving signal for the scan wiring from among the plurality of output terminals; a potential correcting unit for controlling a potential of the driving signal on the basis of a difference voltage between the potential of the selected output terminal and a reference potential; and a reference potential adjusting unit for adjusting the reference potential in response to a current passing through the selected output terminal in order to correct a voltage drop caused by a member connected to the selected output terminal. The reference potential adjusting unit changes adjustment of the reference potential in response to the number of the selected output terminals.10-09-2008
20120169694LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display includes a first switch for outputting a first electrode voltage according to a first data signal and a first gate signal, a second switch for outputting a second electrode voltage according to a second data signal and the first gate signal, a liquid crystal capacitor for controlling liquid-crystal transmittance according to the difference between the first and second electrode voltages, a first storage capacitor for storing the first electrode voltage, a third switch, a second storage capacitor for storing the second electrode voltage, and a fourth switch. The third switch controls the operation of furnishing a first common voltage to the first storage capacitor according to a second gate signal, for adjusting the first electrode voltage. The fourth switch controls the operation of furnishing a second common voltage to the second storage capacitor according to the second gate signal, for adjusting the second electrode voltage.07-05-2012
20120169699ORGANIC LUMINESCENT DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An organic luminescent display device and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The organic luminescent display device includes a scan line and a data line which intersect each other at different levels and an interlayer insulating film which insulates the scan line from the data line. The display device also includes a residual data line which is insulated and formed separately from the data line, extends parallel to the scan line, and is connected to the scan line by a plurality of contact holes and/or a residual scan line which is insulated and formed separately from the scan line, extends parallel to the data line, and is connected to the data line by a plurality of contact holes.07-05-2012
20120200554ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING AN ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE - A method of driving an electrophoretic display device displays an image during an image frame divided into a plurality of sub-frames. Sub-frame periods of the plurality of sub-frames are determined based on a predetermined resolution of the image. The plurality of sub-frames have sub-frame periods that differ from one another. A plurality of unit pixels are initialized by applying a common voltage to a common electrode and by applying a first voltage to a plurality of pixel electrodes. Each pixel electrode corresponds to a respective one of the plurality of unit pixels. Gray levels of the plurality of unit pixels are controlled by selectively applying one of the common voltage and a second voltage to each pixel electrode during each sub-frame.08-09-2012
20120200553MULTIPLE POLARITY INVERSION DRIVING METHOD AND DISPLAY DRIVER, TIMING CONTROLLER, AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A multiple polarity inversion driving method is provided, capable of being operated in a number of inversion schemes, and being flexibly adjusted in accordance with different design requirements and application conditions. The driving method includes providing display data in accordance with an inversion switching time unit as a repeated time unit. The inversion switching time unit has a number of different types of polarity distribution pattern intervals. Additionally, the display data provided to the different types of polarity distribution pattern intervals respectively have different types of polarity distribution patterns on the display.08-09-2012
20080278470METHOD FOR GENERATING A GAMMA VOLTAGE, DRIVING CIRCUIT THEREFOR, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for generating a gamma voltage comprising, a first low voltage and a first high voltage having a first voltage range between the first low voltage and the first high voltage are divided into a plurality of gamma voltages of a first polarity during a first interval. A second low voltage and a second high voltage having a second voltage range between the second low voltage and the second high voltage are divided into a plurality of gamma voltages of a second polarity during a second interval.11-13-2008
20080266282LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - A light emitting display includes a substrate, a pixel area, a first power source line to supply a first power signal to each pixel on a first side of the pixel area, a second power source line to supply the first power signal to each pixel on a second side of the pixel area, and an impedance compensator for compensating a difference in a voltage drop between the first power source line and the second power source line. A voltage drop caused by line resistance that depends on the length of the first and second power source line that supply the first power signal to a lower and upper side of a pixel area, respectively, is equalized, thereby minimizing the voltage drop of the first power signal supplied to all pixels, and minimizing non-uniformity of brightness due to the voltage drop differences at each pixel.10-30-2008
20080266281Gamma voltage output circuit and liquid crystal display device having same - An exemplary gamma voltage output circuit (10-30-2008
20080266280Plasma display and control method thereof - A plasma display and a driving method thereof are disclosed. The plasma display includes a scan electrode, a scan integrated circuit, and a voltage supply unit. The scan integrated circuit applies a scan voltage and a non-scan voltage to the scan electrode during an address period. The voltage supply unit gradually decreases a voltage at the scan electrode to a first voltage during a reset period and supplies the scan voltage to the first terminal during the address period. The voltage supply unit includes a voltage generator that is connected to the first terminal to generate a second voltage by using the scan voltage during the reset period, and a first capacitor that is connected to the voltage generator, the first terminal, and a power source input terminal of the scan integrated circuit, and uses the second voltage supplied from the voltage generator to drive the scan integrated circuit.10-30-2008
20080266279PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A plasma display apparatus and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a data driver that supplies a data signal to a plasma display panel and an energy supply/recovery unit. The energy supply/recovery unit includes an energy supply unit including a first coil connected to the data driver and supplying an energy to the plasma display panel, an energy recovery unit including a second coil connected to the data driver and recovering an energy from the plasma display panel, and an energy storing unit connected to the energy supply unit and the energy recovery unit. The energy storing unit stores the supplied energy or the recovered energy.10-30-2008
20110164017SCAN DRIVER AND FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A scan driver includes a plurality of stages. Each of the plurality of stages includes an odd-numbered scan unit, an even-numbered scan unit, and a signal shift unit. The scan driver can selectively perform progressive scan and interlaced scan by varying logic levels of mode signals and clock signals applied to the stages.07-07-2011
20110254820ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - An electrophoretic display device and a method for driving the same are disclosed. The electrophoretic display device includes a plurality of pixels, a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, a driving voltage generating unit, and an electrophoretic layer disposed between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer. The driving voltage generating unit is capable of providing a plurality of various driving voltages to drive charged particles in the electrophoretic layer, so as to increase the number of gray levels displayed by the electrophoretic display device.10-20-2011
20110164020DISPLAY DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DRIVE METHOD - A display driving circuit and method is capable of minimizing the residual image of a display panel as well as consumption electric current. The display driving circuit generates driving signals corresponding to valid data and black data and transmits the driving signals to a display panel, and includes N data selection switches (where N is the integer), N buffers, N buffer output selection switches, and multiple charge sharing switches. The N data selection switches select one of the valid data and the black data. The N buffers buffer the signal selected by the respective data selection switches. The N buffer output selection switches switch outputs of the buffers to output the respective driving signals. The multiple charge sharing switches connect the neighboring pairs of the driving signals.07-07-2011
20080252634Integrated circuit device and electronic instrument - An integrated circuit device includes a first circuit block that includes low-voltage transistors (LVTr) and operates using a first high-potential power supply voltage and a first low-potential power supply voltage, a second circuit block that includes low-voltage transistors (LVTr) and operates using a second high-potential power supply voltage and a second low-potential power supply voltage that differ in power supply system from the first circuit block, and an interface circuit (I/O buffer) provided between the first circuit block and the second circuit block. The interface circuit (I/O buffer) includes medium-voltage transistors (MVTr: transistors of which the thickness of the gate insulating film is larger than that of the low-voltage transistors (LVTr)). An electrostatic discharge protection circuit formed of bidirectional diodes is provided between a first and second low-potential power supply nodes.10-16-2008
20100321365DISPLAY PANELS - A display panel is provided and includes a display unit and a control unit. The display unit is coupled to a data line and a first scan line. In the display unit, a liquid crystal capacitor is coupled between a pixel electrode and a first common line, and a storage capacitor is coupled between the pixel electrode and a second common line. The control unit receives first and second common voltages and is controlled by first and second control voltage signals and first and second scan signals which are respectively on the first scan line and a second scan line and driven sequentially. The control unit changes the voltage level of the second common line by a two-step manner according to the first and second common voltages. Through feed-through effect of the storage capacitor, the voltage level of the pixel electrode is changed to a desired level.12-23-2010
20100321367DISPLAY DRIVER AND THRESHOLD VOLTAGE MEASUREMENT METHOD - A display driver drives a display in which each pixel includes a light-emitting element, a transistor that supplies current to the light-emitting element, and a capacitor that controls the transistor. To determine the threshold voltage of the transistor, the display driver charges the capacitor to an initial voltage, then allows the capacitor to discharge through the transistor, measures the time that elapses until the capacitor reaches a reference voltage intermediate between the initial voltage and the threshold voltage, and calculates the threshold voltage from the elapsed time. This measurement method is quick and does not require an analog-to-digital converter. The measured values are used to generate correction data to compensate for threshold voltage shifts.12-23-2010
20100321366DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME - An active matrix display device includes: pixels (PIX) each of which includes a plurality of subpixels (12-23-2010
20100321363PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING DEVICE AND PLASMA DISPLAY - A plasma display panel driving device includes an electrode driving unit for generating a drive pulse to be applied to an electrode of a plasma display panel. The electrode driving unit has a plurality of switches. At least one of the plurality of switches is a switch device including a dual-gate semiconductor device. The dual-gate semiconductor device 12-23-2010
20120200552LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes first and second substrates facing each other, a liquid crystal layer between the substrates, first and second thin film transistors on the first substrate, and first and second pixel electrodes connected to the first and second thin film transistors, respectively, on the first substrate. A transverse center line bisects the first and second pixel electrodes into upper and lower portions. The first and second pixel electrodes include a plurality of branches which alternate. First and second regions include first and second intervals between adjacent branches of the first and second pixel electrodes, respectively, the first interval being larger then the second interval. At least one of the branches includes a first portion forming a first angle with the transverse center line, and a second portion forming a second angle with the transverse center line different from the first angle.08-09-2012
20080204440DISPLAY SYSTEM IN ARTICLE OF CLOTHING - An wearable assembly wherein a display system is incorporated into an article of clothing, such as a video jacket or vest. The display system includes at least an output device, a mass storage device, and an input device. The output device includes at least a display device with a substantially rigid display screen. The mass storage device is in content providing relationship to the output device. The input device includes operator accessible controls controllingly associated with the output and mass storage devices. An electrical power source is in electrical power supplying relationship to at least the display system. A carrying harness supports at least the display screen on a torso of a person wearing the article of clothing. The display screen is supported by the carrying harness so that the display screen is generally weight bearingly independent of the article of clothing. A pad is positioned between the carrier's torso and the display screen in motion stabilizing relationship with the display screen. A substantially transparent, impact, and scratch resistant pane is mounted to the article of clothing in substantial registry with the display screen so the display screen is visible through the pane to a viewer located outside of the article of clothing. A geographic position locator beacon member is associated with the article of clothing. Except for the display screen, the display system is substantially hidden from the viewer by the article of clothing.08-28-2008
20080204443PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD OF PORTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, there is provided a portable display device including a recording section which records a video file, a decoder section which decodes the video file and outputs a video/audio signal, a display section which displays a video picture on a screen based on the video/audio signal from the decoder section, a backlight section which irradiates a back side of the display section, and a control section which determines the video file to be reproduced based on attribute information and turns off the irradiation of the backlight section based on a determined result.08-28-2008
20080204442DRIVING DEVICE OF PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD - A driving device of a plasma display panel for performing a reset period using a ramp pulse. The driving device changes the lowest potential of the ramp down pulse in response to temperature change in order to prevent or reduce low discharge or over-discharge due to the temperature change. The amount of wall charges in the pixels are maintained substantially constant over a temperature range to provide an optimal discharge condition, making it possible to prevent the discharge error and perform the low voltage address operation, in the address period.08-28-2008
20110164021DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVE CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A predetermined voltage is set to a gate terminal of a drive transistor in each of pixel circuits in a predetermined pixel circuit row in a period of selecting a pixel circuit row that is different from the predetermined pixel circuit row before a period of selecting the predetermined pixel circuit. A parasitic capacitance of the light-emitting element in each of the pixel circuits in the predetermined pixel circuit row is charged based on the set predetermined voltage, and detection of a threshold voltage of the drive transistor in each of the pixel circuits is started. Detection is completed within the period of selecting the predetermined pixel circuit row, and drive voltage is set to the drive transistor in each of the pixel-circuits in the predetermined pixel circuit row.07-07-2011
20110164016PIXEL CIRCUIT, ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY, AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A pixel circuit includes: an OLED; a second transistor including gate, first, and second terminals coupled to a first scan line, a data line, and a first node, respectively; a fourth transistor including gate, first, and second terminals coupled to a third scan line, the first node, and a second node, respectively; a third transistor including gate, first, and second terminals coupled to a second scan line, a reference power source, and the second node, respectively; a fifth transistor including gate, first, and second terminals coupled to a light emission control line, a third node, and an anode of the OLED, respectively; a first capacitor coupled between the first and second nodes; a second capacitor coupled between the second and third nodes; and a first transistor including gate, first, and second terminals coupled to the first node, a first power source, and the third node, respectively.07-07-2011
20110032237CIRCUIT STRUCTURE - A circuit structure suitable for coupling between a sample register and a digital-to-analog converter in a source driver circuit is disclosed. The circuit structure includes a multi-function switch circuit and a control unit. The multi-function switch circuit is coupled to an elevation voltage terminal and a system ground terminal. The multi-function switch circuit has a positive input pole, a negative input pole and a positive output pole. The control unit is coupled to the positive input pole and a negative input pole. The control unit selectively conducts a positive input signal and a negative input signal from the sample register to the positive input pole and the negative input pole respectively according to a latch control signal. Accordingly, the multi-function switch circuit of the invention has two functions of voltage shifting and data latching.02-10-2011
20110043509POWER SUPPLY DEVICE, PANEL DRIVING DEVICE AND POWER SUPPLY CONTROL METHOD FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a display device. There is disclosed a power supply unit and of a display device and a method thereof that can reduce frequency interference by electro-magnetic interference (EMI).02-24-2011
20120146978Shift Register and Display Apparatus - A shift register including a plurality of stages, each of them including a first node, a second node, and a third node being in a high-impedance state when the first node is in a high-impedance state. The shift register includes an input circuit unit inputting a driving voltage to the first node in response to an output signal of a previous stage, a driving circuit unit generating an output signal according to a voltage of the first node, and a holding unit holding the output signal at a level of a gate-off voltage according to a voltage of the second node in an inactive period of a current stage, in which the holding unit comprises a first diode which applies a clock signal to the second node.06-14-2012
20120146975Consecutive Driving Of Displays - A lookup table provides voltage waveforms for transitions between a plurality of discrete pixel states forming a set that can be ordered in consecutive states according to a reflectivity of the pixel. An image controller repeatedly executes, in a consecutive drive phase, the steps of retrieving an initial state and update state, matching, when the initial and update states are different, in the ordered set of pixel states of the lookup table, a consecutive state and a corresponding consecutive waveform, the consecutive state forming a path, according to the consecutive drive phase, from the initial state to the update state in the set of pixel states, storing the consecutive state in the memory as new initial state; and controlling a voltage driver to drive the pixel from the initial state to the consecutive state using said consecutive waveform.06-14-2012
20110134098DISPLAY DEVICE USING ELECTRON SOURCE ELEMENTS AND METHOD OF DRIVING SAME - In the case where the number of pixels is increased in a display device making use of electron source elements, a period, in which one pixel is caused to continue to emit light, shortened, and so there is caused a need of applying a high voltage between upper and lower electrodes of an electron source element in a short period. Therefore, there is caused a problem that a drive circuit is made severe in operating condition and so the display device is degraded in reliability. Two TFTs are arranged on each of pixels. Also, a time gradation system is used, in which one frame period is divided into a plurality of sub-frame periods, a light emitting or non-emitting state of each of the pixels is selected in the respective sub-frame periods, and gradation is represented by adding up periods, in which the light emitting state is selected in the respective sub-frame periods. Thus it is possible to provide a display device having a high reliability and a method of driving the same.06-09-2011
20110134099ACTIVE MATRIX SUBSTRATE, LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE, LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY UNIT, TELEVISION RECEIVER - Disclosed is an active matrix substrate comprising a data signal line (06-09-2011
20110134096DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING APPARATUS - In one embodiment of the invention, a display device includes a plurality of gate lines transferring gate signals, a plurality of data lines transmitting data voltages, a plurality of storage electrode lines transferring storage signals, and a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, each pixel comprising a switching element connected to a gate line and a data line, a liquid crystal capacitor connected to the switching element and a common voltage, and a storage capacitor connected to the switching element and a storage electrode line. The display device may further include a plurality of signal generating circuits generating the storage signals, wherein the signal generating circuit is connected to a k-th storage electrode line, where k is a natural number.06-09-2011
20110134095PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS USING DRIVE CIRCUIT - A drive circuit includes: first and second P-channel MOS transistors connected with a first voltage; a first N-channel MOS transistor connected between the first P-channel MOS transistor and a ground voltage, and having a gate connected with a first node and configured to receive a first input signal; and a second N-channel MOS transistor connected between the second P-channel MOS transistor and the ground voltage and having a gate connected with a second node and configured to receive a second input signal. An output P-channel MOS transistor is connected between the first voltage and an output node and has a gate connected with the second node, and an output N-channel MOS transistor is connected between the output node and the second voltage and has a gate supplied with an input signal having a same polarity as that of the first input signal. A P-channel MOS transistor has a source connected with the first node, a drain connected with the output node, and a gate connected with the second node.06-09-2011
20110134093SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DRIVING A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A driver unit comprises a latch circuit for holding digital image data in a voltage state, a digital-to-analog converter, and a voltage compensator circuit for raising the analog display voltage. The digital-to-analog converter can access content of the digital image data from the voltage state in the latch circuit, and convert the digital image data into analog display signals. In other embodiments, a method of driving a liquid crystal display comprises storing digital image data in a latch circuit under a voltage state, accessing a content of the digital image data from the voltage state held in the latch circuit, selecting a reference voltage according to the content of the digital image data for converting the digital image data into analog display signals, and raising the analog display voltage for obtaining a driving voltage.06-09-2011
20110134094SYSTEM AND DRIVING METHOD FOR ACTIVE MATRIX LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE DISPLAY - Active matrix light emitting device display and its driving technique is provided. The pixel includes a light emitting device and a plurality of transistors. A capacitor may be used to store a voltage applied to a driving transistor so that a current through the light emitting device is independent of any shifts of the transistor and light emitting device characteristics. A bias data and a programming data are provided to the pixel circuit in accordance with a driving scheme.06-09-2011
20100302225PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus a plasma display panel including a front substrate on which a scan electrode and a sustain electrode are positioned parallel to each other, a rear substrate on which an address electrode is positioned to cross the scan electrode and the sustain electrode, and a barrier rib that is positioned between the front substrate and the rear substrate to partition a discharge cell and a driver supplying a sustain signal to the scan electrode and the sustain electrode in a sustain period of at least one of a plurality of subfields of a frame. A sustain signal supplied to the scan electrode overlaps a sustain signal supplied to the sustain electrode in the sustain period. The address electrode is electrically floated in the sustain period.12-02-2010
20110254821IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus includes a rear plate that includes electron emitting sources, and a scanning line, and a face plate that includes a light emitting member, a rectangular anode electrode, and a power supply terminal configured to supply the potential to the anode electrode. The face plate includes first and second potential defining members and a resistance member configured to interconnect the first potential defining member and the second potential defining member. A relationship of R10-20-2011
20100182304MATRIX DISPLAY DEVICE - A matrix display device has first and second discharge sustaining electrode drive circuits that perform power recovery for the capacitance load through an LC resonance circuit using an inductor. During a luminescence emission period, a discharge is effected for display by applying an alternating voltage between each of plural first discharge sustaining electrodes and each of plural second discharge sustaining electrodes with a capacitance load corresponding to each display pixel. In the address scanning operation, the scan drive circuit selects the first discharge sustaining electrode per line, and in the discharge sustaining operation, the scan drive circuit provides a function for recovering power on the first discharge sustaining electrode. This is intended to decrease loss in the power recovery operation.07-22-2010
20100182301Operational amplifier, semiconductor device, and display device - An operational amplifier according to an exemplary aspect of the invention includes: a differential stage including a first differential transistor and a second differential transistor that serve as paired transistors; polarity switching units; and an offset adding unit that is connected to one or both of the paired transistors to change a size balance between the first differential transistor and the second differential transistor. The offset adding unit includes a first additional transistor that is connected in parallel with one or both of the paired transistors and receives the same input as one or both of the paired transistors connected, and a second additional transistor connected in series with the first additional transistor, turning on/off of the second additional transistor being controlled by a test signal. The operational amplifier according to an exemplary aspect of the invention enables determination of an offset cancel operation with higher accuracy.07-22-2010
20100182297LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYS CAPABLE OF INCREASING CHARGE TIME AND METHODS OF DRIVING THE SAME - An LCD device includes a plurality of first data lines, a plurality of second data lines, a plurality of display units, a source driver and a gate driver. Each of the second data lines is disposed between two corresponding first data lines, while each display unit is coupled to a corresponding first data line and a corresponding gate line or to a corresponding second data line and a corresponding gate line. The source driver is coupled to the plurality of first data lines and the plurality of second data lines for providing a plurality of data signals. Each of the data signals is outputted to a corresponding first data line during a first period in a write period, and outputted to a corresponding second data line during a second period in the write period.07-22-2010
20100182302Display panel driver, display device, and method of operating the same - A display panel driver is provided with an output terminal to be connected to a data line of a display panel; a recovery capacitor connection terminal to be connected to a recovery capacitor; and a recovery switch connected between the output terminal and the recovery capacitor connection terminal. The recovery switch includes first and second MOS transistors of the same conductivity type. The drain of the first MOS transistor is connected to the recovery capacitor connection terminal, and the drain of the second MOS transistor is connected to the output terminal. The sources of the first and second MOS transistors are connected to each other.07-22-2010
20110261043DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device in which power consumed in an image holding period is suppressed. The display device includes a liquid crystal display panel which is driven by power supplied from a converter or a backup circuit. A fixed potential may be supplied and a capacitor may be charged with the use of the converter in a writing operation where a load is large, and the fixed potential may be preferentially supplied from the capacitor without using the converter in an image holding period when the load is small.10-27-2011
20110090208VOLTAGE-DRIVING PIXEL UNIT, DRIVING METHOD AND OLED DISPLAY - A voltage-driving pixel unit comprises a voltage-driving pixel circuit and an organic light emitting diode (OLED) driven by the voltage-driving pixel circuit is provided. The voltage-driving pixel circuit comprises a gate line, a data line, a power source line, a ground terminal, a switching transistor, a driving transistor, a compensating transistor, a blocking transistor and a storage capacitor.04-21-2011
20090207159METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SENSING, MEASUREMENT OR CHARACTERIZATION OF DISPLAY ELEMENTS INTEGRATED WITH THE DISPLAY DRIVE SCHEME, AND SYSTEM AND APPLICATIONS USING THE SAME - Methods and systems for electrical sensing, measurement and characterization of display elements are described. An embodiment includes integrating the electrical sensing, measurement and characterization with the display drive scheme. This embodiment allows for measurement of DC or operational hysteresis voltages and/or response times of interferometric modulator MEMS devices, for example, to be fully integrated with the display driver IC and/or the display drive scheme. Another embodiment allows these measurements to be performed and used without resulting in display artifacts visible to a human user. Another embodiment allows the measurement circuitry to be integrated with the display driver IC and/or the display drive scheme reusing several existing circuitry components and features, thus allowing for integration of the measurement method.08-20-2009
20110254822DRIVE CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SELF-DETECTING AND SELF-REPAIRING DRIVE CIRCUIT - A drive circuit (10-20-2011
20110025675LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE WITH CONTROLLABLE VIEWING ANGLE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display device with controllable viewing angle of the present invention has an upper substrate (02-03-2011
20110164019ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY - An organic light emitting diode display that includes a substrate defined with a plurality of pixels, an organic light emitting diode formed at each pixel with a first electrode, an organic emissive layer, and a second electrode, a driving circuit with a thin film transistor electrically connected to the organic light emitting diode, and a wire electrically connected to the driving circuit with a gate line, a data line, and a common power line to transmit external signals to the driving circuit. The data line and the common power line are formed in different geometric planes.07-07-2011
20110164015ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light emitting display device for transmitting data using demultiplexers is provided. The organic light emitting display device includes: a demultiplexer controller for sequentially supplying control signals during a first period of a horizontal period; scan lines for transferring a scan signal; a scan driving unit for supplying the scan signal to the scan lines during a second period of the horizontal period; output lines for transferring data signals; a data driving unit for sequentially supplying the data signals to respective output lines during the first period; data lines for transferring the data signals; demultiplexers coupled to the respective output lines, for delivering the data signals to the data lines in response to the control signals; an initializing unit coupled to the data lines and an initial power source; and pixels located at crossing regions of the scan lines and the data lines.07-07-2011
20110134097DISPLAY DEVICE AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM RECORDING PROGRAM - A display device and a computer readable storage medium recording a program which can increase variations in information displayed in a power-source OFF state are provided. The display device includes: a non-volatile display part which is configured to maintain a display even when the supply of electricity from a power source is cut off; and an information storage part which is configured to store content information which contains information to be displayed on the non-volatile display part and additional information to be added to the content information. The display device is configured to display the additional information on the non-volatile display part when the display device is shifted from a power-source ON state to a power-source OFF state.06-09-2011
20110096054LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING CIRCUIT - Disclosed is a liquid crystal display panel driving circuit for driving a liquid crystal display panel with a resolution of N bits. N-bit digital data including upper X bits and lower Y bits is inputted. The liquid crystal display panel driving circuit includes a resistor string unit according to areas, a DAC converter switching unit according to areas, and an interpolation amplifier. The resistor string unit outputs analog reference voltages at different ratios according to three areas. The DAC converter switching unit receives the N-bit digital data, selects (Y+1) analog voltages from the analog reference voltages based on the upper X bits, outputs the (Y+1) analog voltages, and outputs the (Y+1) analog voltages of different combinations based on the lower Y bits. The interpolation amplifier receives the (Y+1) analog voltages and generates an interpolated output voltage by setting weights for the (Y+1) analog voltages by using multi-factors.04-28-2011
20110096057PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel that displays a left eye image and a right eye image before and after a crosstalk prevention period during a frame, a first driver that supplies a data signal for the left eye image and the right eye image to the plasma display panel, and a second driver that supplies a sustain signal to discharge cells of the plasma display panel selected by the supply of the data signal.04-28-2011
20110096056DRIVE METHOD FOR MEMS DEVICES - Embodiments of exemplary MEMS interferometric modulators are arranged at intersections of rows and columns of electrodes. In certain embodiments, the column electrode has a lower electrical resistance than the row electrode. A driving circuit applies a potential difference of a first polarity across electrodes during a first phase and then quickly transition to applying a bias voltage having a polarity opposite to the first polarity during a second phase. In certain embodiments, an absolute value of the difference between the voltages applied to the row electrode is less than an absolute value of the difference between the voltages applied to the column electrode during the first and second phases.04-28-2011
20110096055Light-emitting Diode (LED) Driving Circuit - A light-emitting diode (LED) driving circuit for driving a plurality of first lightbars and a plurality of second lightbars includes a first current mirror, a second current mirror and a control circuit. The first current mirror, if enabled, balances current among the first lightbars. The second current mirror, if enabled, balances current among the second lightbars. During a first period, the control circuit disables the second current mirror and adjusts the duration of enabling the first current mirror according to a dimming signal. During a second period, the control circuit disables the first current mirror and adjusts the duration of enabling the second current mirror according to the dimming signal. Therefore, only first or second lightbars are driven in each period.04-28-2011
20110096051ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving method for an array substrate of a liquid crystal display, the method comprising: performing a display refresh operation on each pixel unit on the array substrate in a row sequence so as to refresh working storage elements in each pixel unit row by row, until the working storage elements of the pixel units in all rows in one image frame is refreshed, thus image voltage signals corresponding to the pixel units in each row are inputted to the working storage elements to be held; inputting a frame refresh “ON” signal to display refresh switches of the pixel units in each row, and inputting the image voltage signals held in the working storage elements of the pixel units in each row to the pixel electrodes of the pixel units in each row as image signal voltages, so that one image frame is refreshed; after charging for pixel capacitors of the pixel units in each row has completed in each row, inputting a frame refresh “OFF” signal so as to turn off the display refresh switch, so that the working storage elements of the pixel units in each row prepare to the storage for the image voltage signals for the next frame.04-28-2011
20110084945Output Amplifier of Source Driver - An output amplifier includes an amplifier circuit, an output stage circuit, a first switch transistor, and a second switch transistor. The amplifier circuit is used for amplifying an input pixel signal to generate the inverted signal and the non-inverted signal. The output stage circuit has a first output terminal for passing a supply voltage from a supply terminal or passing a ground voltage from a ground terminal to the pixel circuit according to the inverted signal and the non-inverted signal. The first switch transistor passes or blocks the supply voltage according to a high impedance signal, and the second switch transistor passes or blocks the ground voltage according to the inverted high impedance signal.04-14-2011
20100110054DISPLAY MODULE AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME - A display module used in a portable electronic device includes a display unit and a processor unit. The display unit includes a main display and a subsidiary display electronically connected to the main display. The processor unit is electronically connected to the display unit. The processor unit sends signals received by the portable electronic device to the display unit to display images of the signals. The processor unit identifies the signals and selects either of the two display modes according to the identifying results. The images of the signals are displayed in both the main display and the subsidiary display when a common display mode is selected, and the images of the signals are displayed in only the subsidiary display when an energy-saving display mode is selected.05-06-2010
20100110056CONNECTOR, CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY, AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - The present invention relates to a connector that includes a body and a plurality of terminals. The body extends in a first direction and includes at least one side surface coupled with an external device. The terminals include a conductive material. The terminals are arranged on the body, extend in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and are arranged in the first direction to receive a voltage and a control signal from the external device. At least one terminal of the terminals has a length in the second direction greater than a length of remaining terminals in the second direction, the at least one terminal to receive a ground voltage.05-06-2010
20100110059Control Device and LED Light Emitting Device Using the Control Device - The present invention relates to a control device of a light emitting device that includes a plurality of LED rows formed of a plurality of LEDs sequentially connected in series. The control device includes: a plurality of switches respectively connected to the plurality of LED rows and sequentially transmitting a detection voltage of each of the plurality of LED rows, wherein the detection voltage corresponds to an output voltage applied to the plurality of LED rows; a comparator receiving the plurality of detection voltages, and generating a clock control signal according to a result of comparison with a predetermined reference; a clock signal generator generating a clock signal having a period that is changed according to the clock control signal; and a shift register that controls switching operations of the plurality of switches according to the clock signal.05-06-2010
20130009936PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPLIANCE - A pixel circuit provided on a substrate on which a signal line, first and second scanning lines supplying first and second control pulse signals, a fixed power line, and a variable power line are arranged includes a capacitance element, a sampling transistor connected between the signal line and one of ends of the capacitance element, where the gate of the sampling transistor is connected to the first scanning line, a drive transistor of which gate is connected to the other end, where one of a drain and a source of the drive transistor is connected to the fixed power line, an initializing transistor of which gate is connected to the second scanning line, which is connected between the other end and the other of the drain and the source, and a light emitting element connected between the variable power line and the other of the drain and the source.01-10-2013
20130009935DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING SAME, AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a signal line drive circuit provided with an analog amplifier through which a stationary electric current flows. The display device further includes a control signal output section which suspends operation of the analog amplifier during a period (non-scanning period) from an start time after application to a data signal line S(i) of a voltage necessary for display is completed in a horizontal period to an end time in the horizontal period. The control signal output section sustains an AMP_Enable signal through which the analog amplifier is controlled at an L value (a low value) in the non-scanning period. As a result, stationary electric current flowing through the analog amplifier is cut off in the non-scanning period. According to this, the display device allows for reduction of electric power consumption while being capable of displaying a moving image without causing flickering.01-10-2013
20130009932IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus includes: an interface unit which receives an image signal; a main controller which performs a control operation for processing the image signal in a normal mode state; a sub-controller which performs a control operation for providing a low power service in a power saving mode state; and a switch unit which connects the interface unit to the main controller in the normal mode state and is switched in the power saving mode state to connect the interface unit to the sub-controller.01-10-2013
20130009933PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF DRIVING PIXEL CIRCUIT - A pixel circuit including: an elelectrooptic element; a hold capacitor; a write transistor writing a drive voltage corresponding to a video signal supplied to one of main electrode terminals thereof to the hold capacitor; and a drive transistor driving the electrooptic element in accordance with the drive voltage written to the hold capacitor. A pixel circuit is adapted such that it can suppress turn ON of the electrooptic element during a first processing in which a current is supplied to the hold capacitor through the drive transistor while the drive voltage corresponding to the video signal is written to the hold capacitor through the write transistor.01-10-2013
20130009930DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - The embodiments of the present invention relate to a display device and a driving method thereof, wherein the display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a plurality of pixels a voltage transmitting line transmitting a first voltage to a first pixel among the plurality of pixels, a data line transmitting a data voltage to the first pixel, and a plurality of sensing units including a first sensing unit connected to the voltage transmitting line, wherein the first pixel includes a first switching element including an input terminal connected to the voltage transmitting line and a second switching element including an input terminal connected to the data line, and the first sensing unit includes a control switching element including an input terminal connected to the voltage transmitting line.01-10-2013
201300099293D LIQUID CRYSTAL SHUTTER GLASSES AND LENS THEREOF - 3D liquid crystal shutter glasses include a pair of LCD lenses (01-10-2013
20100214276DISPLAY APPARATUS, DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - Prior to increasing the voltage level of an input signal to be sampled in a step-by-step manner and writing a signal voltage Vsig at a desired voltage level, a precharge is performed which writes a precharge voltage Vpre, lower than the signal voltage Vsig, so as to apply the same voltage Vpre to the gate of a drive transistor in advance. This not only provides a reduced gate-to-source voltage of the drive transistor at the time of writing of the signal voltage Vsig but also extends a mobility correction time required for a mobility correction operation. The extension of the mobility correction time required for the mobility correction operation ensures a relatively smaller variation in the correction time, thus suppressing the variation in brightness. The extension also permits a write pulse to be set to the optimal pulse width.08-26-2010
20100214277OUTPUT CIRCUIT AND DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides an output circuit that can suppress a voltage drop in an output section of the output circuit and that can suppress a phase delay of an output signal which is feedbacked to an input section of the output circuit. An AC component of a data signal output from an output terminal of an operational amplifier to which an input signal is input, is negatively feedbacked via a capacitor, and is input to an inverting input terminal of the operational amplifier. A DC component of the data signal output from the output terminal, is lowered its potential by a second protective resistor to the same potential as the input signal and is output as an output signal to data lines via respective output pads, and is output to an inverting input terminal of the operational amplifier via a first protective resistor.08-26-2010
20120146981DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING FRAME - A driving method for a display apparatus. The display apparatus includes a plurality of first pixel units, a plurality of second pixel units, a first group of transmission lines and a second group of transmission lines. The first group of transmission lines and the second group of transmission lines are electronically connected to the plurality of first pixel units and the plurality of second pixel units, respectively. The driving method includes: generating a first and a second input signals including a plurality of input signals each having an identical waveform; and transmitting the first and the second input signals into the first group and second group of transmission lines such that the first and second input signals are transmitted to the plurality of first pixel units and the plurality of second pixel units in a plurality of different transmission directions, respectively.06-14-2012
20120146976SOURCE DRIVER AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A source driver for driving a display panel and including a protection unit, a bias voltage generation unit and a buffer is provided. The protection unit detects a characteristic parameter of the source driver, and generates a switching signal according to a detection result. The bias voltage generation unit determines whether or not to provide a bias voltage according to the switching signal. The buffer is operated in the bias voltage so as to drive pixels in the display panel.06-14-2012
20100079434DRIVING OF ELECTRO-OPTIC DISPLAYS - The invention relates to a method of driving of an electro-optic display having image regions. Each image region has: a first driving state in which a zero voltage, substantially equal to zero, is applied across the image region; and a second driving state in which a non-zero voltage, substantially different from the zero voltage, is applied across the image region. The method of the invention comprises applying: a common voltage signal to a plurality of the image regions; and an actuating voltage signal to one or more selected ones of the plurality of image regions. The method comprises varying both the common voltage signal and the actuating voltage signal when switching the selected regions between the first driving state and the second driving state. The invention further relates to electro-optic display apparatus having image regions and comprising driving circuitry adapted to perform the method of the invention.04-01-2010
20100079432DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus and a method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a first controller which displays an image corresponding to a video signal, a main power supply unit, a second controller which determines whether to interrupt power supply from the main power supply unit, and a secondary power supply unit. Accordingly, power consumption in the display apparatus is reduced.04-01-2010
20100079433PIXEL CIRCUIT DRIVING METHOD, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Provided is a method of driving a pixel circuit including a light emitting element and a driving transistor which are connected in series to each other, and a storage capacitor disposed between a path between the light emitting element and the driving transistor and a gate of the driving transistor, the method including the steps of: supplying a driving signal to a gate of the driving transistor; and changing the potential of the driving signal over time so that the time rate of change of the potential of the driving signal at the point in time when the supply of the driving signal stops becomes the time rate of change corresponding to a specified gradation of the pixel circuit.04-01-2010
20100079431OUTPUT BUFFER AND SOURCE DRIVER USING THE SAME - An output buffer and a source driver for a display panel are provided. The output buffer includes a differential input stage, a bias current source, a feedback module, and an output stage. The differential input stage has a first input terminal and a second input terminal receiving a first input signal and a second input signal respectively, and a first output terminal. The bias module provides a bias current to the differential input stage. The output stage has a second output terminal coupled to the first input terminal for providing an output current to the second output terminal based on a signal of the first output terminal. The feedback module adjusts the bias current and the output current based on the first input signal and the second input signal. The output buffer has ability of switching the output voltage to be low level and high level in high-speed.04-01-2010
20100283776DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - In an organic light emitting diode display, a plurality of sub-pixels sharing a select scan line that extends in a row direction forms a unit pixel, and the plurality of sub-pixels are arranged in a column direction in the unit pixel. A field is divided into a plurality of subfields, and corresponding one of the plurality of sub-pixels emits light in each of the plurality of subfields.11-11-2010
20100283775DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - The driving method of the plasma display device has a plurality of combination sets for display that include a different number of combinations, and has a random number generating section for generating a random number. For each of a red image signal, a green image signal, and a blue image signal, a combination set for display selected from the plurality of combination sets for display based on a predetermined selection reference is used, and disturbance based on the random number is added to the predetermined selection reference.11-11-2010
20100283774TRANSPARENT COMPONENT WITH SWITCHABLE REFLECTING ELEMENTS, AND DEVICES INCLUDING SUCH COMPONENT - The invention relates to a transparent component (11-11-2010
20100283773Driving integrated circuit and image display device including the same - A driving integrated circuit (IC) is provided. The driving IC includes a reference voltage setup circuit configured to output a reference voltage based on a test voltage and a load current control unit comparing a load voltage output from a load resistor with the reference voltage in response to a load current and maintaining the load current constant based on a result of the comparison.11-11-2010
20100283772SOURCE DRIVER AND DISPLAY UTILIZING THE SOURCE DRIVER - A source driver includes a receiver for receiving a digital signal at an input node to generate a received signal at an output node, and the receiver includes a first switch, a second switch, a voltage-limiting circuit and a channel. The first switch is utilized for selectively connecting the output node of the receiver to a first reference voltage based on the digital signal. The second switch is utilized for selectively connecting the output node of the receiver to a second reference voltage based on the digital signal. The voltage-limiting circuit is coupled between the input node and the output node of the receiver, and is utilized for limiting a voltage level of the input node of the receiver. The channel is utilized for generating a driving voltage based on the received signal.11-11-2010
20080218504POWER SUPPLY AND DRIVER FOR PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A plasma display panel having a power supply unit connected to a scan driver without a bootstrap circuit. The driver includes a power supply unit supplying a first output voltage of a first level and has a pair of output terminals, a scan driving unit comprising a first driving switch controlling the connection of one of output terminals of the power supply unit to the electrodes of the plasma display panel and a second driving switch controlling the application of a second output voltage of a second level to the electrodes of the plasma display panel, and a third driving switch that controls the connection of a power input terminal of the second output voltage of the second level to the electrodes of the plasma display panel by being connected between the power input terminal of the second output voltage of the second level and the second driving switch.09-11-2008
20080218503Power supply, plasma display including power supply, and method of driving plasma display - In a power supply, a plasma display including the power supply, and a method of driving the plasma display, a DC voltage output by a power factor correction unit is converted into a voltage Vs supplied to a sustain or scan electrode during a sustain period, and the voltage Vs is converted into a voltage Va supplied to an address electrode during an address period. The voltage Vs is a less than the DC voltage of the power factor correction unit, and components with a low voltage rating can be used for the Va voltage generator.09-11-2008
20100066717DISPLAY DEVICE AND IMAGE ERASING METHOD - A display device including a display layer displaying a black or white color according to an applied voltage, a transparent and non-transparent electrode that are disposed to sandwich the display layer, and a TFT driving circuit capable of applying any given voltage between the pair of electrodes. Also provided is a connection destination switching switch capable of switching the connection destination of the entire transparent electrode to an earth terminal or a connector power source terminal of an external power source connector. With this configuration, a voltage can be applied between the pair of electrodes without using the TFT driving circuit. Accordingly, if the TFT driving circuit fails to operate due to trouble caused by the displaying of information which is not permitted to be shown to others, a voltage can be applied to the display layer so that the displayed information can be erased.03-18-2010
20100194732DRIVING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL, AND PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - In a setup period of a first SF, a first ramp waveform (L08-05-2010
20100194731Display driver including plurality of amplifier circuits receiving delayed control signal and display device - A driver includes a plurality of amplifier circuits which outputs a plurality of gradation voltages to a display portion according to a control signal, a control circuit which outputs the control signal, and a delay portion which sequentially supplies the control signal to amplifier circuits in a first amplifier circuit group, and which sequentially supplies a delayed control signal to amplifier circuits in a second amplifier circuit group other than the first amplifier circuit group, the delayed control signals obtained by delaying the control signal by a certain delay time.08-05-2010
20100194730Display driving semiconductor device - In order to decrease the length of a semiconductor element in a long side direction taking into consideration a disposition of electrodes and circuits, center portions (08-05-2010
20100194733MULTIPLE VOLTAGE LEVEL DRIVING FOR ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAYS - This application is directed to driving methods for electrophoretic displays. The driving methods comprise applying different voltages selected from multiple voltage levels, to pixel electrodes and optionally also to the common electrodes. In a preferred method, the different voltages are selected from a group consisting of 0V, at least two levels of positive voltage and at least two levels of negative voltage.08-05-2010
20110187695LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates disposed facing each other via a liquid crystal layer, each substrate having a plurality of pixels arranged thereon in matrix form; a first electrode formed for each pixel on the first substrate side; a second electrode formed for each pixel on the first or second substrate side; and the liquid crystal layer being driven by a liquid crystal drive voltage applied between the first and second electrodes; wherein an inequation of VLmin≦VLmax08-04-2011
20100182299Semiconductor integrated circuit, liquid crystal driver circuit, and liquid crystal display apparatus - A semiconductor integrated circuit is disclosed which includes: a first D/A converter; a second D/A converter; an amplifier configured to amplify an output of the first D/A converter; an operational amplifier configured to input an output of the second D/A converter; and a selector configured to effect switchover between a normal mode and a test mode, the normal mode being a mode in which the operational amplifier is caused to function as an amplifier for amplifying the output of the second D/A converter, the test mode being a mode in which the operational amplifier is caused to function as a comparator for comparing the output of the second D/A converter with the output of the first D/A converter.07-22-2010
20110148842SOURCE DRIVER FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A source driver for a liquid crystal display panel which comprises a first amplifier which outputs a drive voltage to one of two mutually adjacent column terminals of the liquid crystal display panel, a second amplifier which outputs a drive voltage to the other of the two mutually adjacent column terminals of the liquid crystal display panel, a switching portion which alternately outputs a first reference voltage and a second reference voltage corresponding to image data to the first and second amplifiers through two output terminals by switching operations performed for each predetermined period, and a connecting portion which electrically connects lines from the two output terminals to the amplifiers, while the switching portion is performing a switching operation.06-23-2011
20110148840ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY HAVING PIXEL DATA SELF-RETAINING FUNCTIONALITY - An organic light emitting display includes a current driving unit, an organic light emitting diode and a memory unit. The current driving unit is employed to provide a driving current according to a driving voltage generated therein. The organic light emitting diode generates a light output based on the driving current. The operation of the memory unit is controlled by a first auxiliary power voltage and a second auxiliary power voltage. When the first auxiliary power voltage is greater than the second auxiliary power voltage, the memory unit is enabled to perform a voltage retaining operation on the driving voltage. When the second auxiliary power voltage is greater than the first auxiliary power voltage, the memory unit is disabled for ceasing the voltage retaining operation.06-23-2011
20110148843PIXEL CIRCUIT - A pixel circuit has an organic light emitting diode, a driving transistor, a capacitor and a first switch. The organic light emitting diode has a first end coupled to a first power source terminal. The driving transistor has a source and a drain respectively coupled to a second power source terminal and a second end of the light emitting diode. The capacitor couples a gate of the driving transistor to a reference voltage terminal. The first switch couples the second end of the light emitting diode to the capacitor, and couples the gate and the drain of the driving transistor together when a first scan signal is asserted.06-23-2011
20110148841DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A driving circuit includes; a timing controller, a first gamma reference voltage generating circuit, and a data driver. The timing controller receives an external signal to output an image signal and a control signal for a single frame. The first gamma reference voltage generating circuit outputs first, second, third and fourth gamma reference voltages. The data driver includes a second gamma reference voltage generating circuit, a digital-to-analog converter and a selector. The second gamma reference voltage generating circuit outputs at least one fifth gamma reference voltage and at least one sixth gamma reference voltage based on the control signal.06-23-2011
20110148838BIAS CIRCUIT FOR A COMPLEMENTARY CURRENT MODE LOGIC DRIVE CIRCUIT - A circuit includes a complementary current mode logic driver circuit and a dual feedback current mode logic bias circuit. The complementary current mode logic driver circuit provides a first output voltage and a second output voltage. The dual feedback current mode logic bias circuit includes a first feedback circuit and a second feedback circuit. The first feedback circuit provides a first bias voltage for the complementary current mode logic driver circuit in response to the first output voltage. The second feedback circuit provides a second bias voltage in response to the second output voltage.06-23-2011
20110187696ELECTROWETTING SYSTEM - An electrowetting system including a display device having a plurality of electrowetting elements, including a first electrowetting element and a second electrowetting element, each being configurable in a plurality of different display states; and a display controller for electrical addressing of the plurality of electrowetting elements in order to switch the plurality of electrowetting elements between different display states. The display controller is arranged to address the first electrowetting element twice subsequently, separated by a first addressing interval, and to address the second electrowetting element twice subsequently, separated by a second addressing interval, the second addressing interval being longer than the first addressing interval. The present invention further relates to a display controller, a driver stage and a method of controlling a display device.08-04-2011
20110187694LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a fourth transistor are provided. In the first transistor, a first terminal is electrically connected to a first wiring; a second terminal is electrically connected to a gate terminal of the second transistor; a gate terminal is electrically connected to a fifth wiring. In the second transistor, a first terminal is electrically connected to a third wiring; a second terminal is electrically connected to a sixth wiring. In the third transistor, a first terminal is electrically connected to a second wiring; a second terminal is electrically connected to the gate terminal of the second transistor; a gate terminal is electrically connected to a fourth wiring. In the fourth transistor, a first terminal is electrically connected to the second wiring; a second terminal is electrically connected to the sixth wiring; a gate terminal is connected to the fourth wiring.08-04-2011
20110187693Display apparatus and method of operating the same - Provided are a display apparatus and a method of operating the display apparatus that generate data signals that compensate for a deviation of a first power supply voltage output from a direct current (DC)-DC converter.08-04-2011
20110187691SCAN DRIVER AND FLAT PANEL DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE SAME - A scan driver and a flat panel display apparatus including the scan driver. The scan driver includes a plurality of scan stages, wherein two transistors are coupled between each scan stage such that the scan driver is capable of performing progressive scanning or interlaced scanning.08-04-2011
20100026672CIRCUIT FOR DRIVING A PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A plasma display panel (PDP) with reduced switching loss when the PDP is driven at a high frequency. The PDP includes a first electrode, a second electrode parallel to the first electrode, and a third electrode crossing the first electrode and the second electrode, and a driver for applying a plurality of sustain pulses at a sustain frequency to the first electrode during a sustain period. The driver includes a first driving circuit for applying a first portion of the plurality of sustain pulses to the first electrode and a second driving circuit for applying a second portion of the plurality of sustain pulses to the first electrode. The first portion and the second portion of the plurality of sustain pulses have the same polarity, and the first driving circuit and the second driving circuit are configured to apply the first portion and the second portion, respectively, at different time.02-04-2010
20100026674DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The present invention provides a display device, a method for driving the same, and an electronic device capable of making μ correction function reliably even in the case where light emission luminance is low. A potential difference between the gate and the source of a transistor is corrected to a threshold voltage of the transistor. After that, while a horizontal drive circuit outputs a third voltage Vofs02-04-2010
20100026673METHOD AND CONTROL BOARD FOR ELIMINATING POWER-OFF RESIDUAL IMAGES IN DISPLAY AND DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A method and a control board for eliminating power-off residual images in a display and a display using the same are provided. The method includes the following steps of providing a first voltage to compensate a second voltage which is used for sequentially turning on all scan lines within a display panel when the display is in power-off, and then forming a third voltage to turn on all scan lines within the display panel according to the compensated second voltage.02-04-2010
20100026671SOURCE DRIVING APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A source driving apparatus and a driving method thereof are provided. The source driving apparatus comprises an encoder and a source driver. The encoder encodes a video data with n bits to the encoded data according to encoding rules, such that the bit change in two adjacent grays is less than n. The source driver outputs a pixel voltage corresponding to the video data according to the encoded data.02-04-2010
20090174697IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus capable of displaying a preferable image whose dark place contrast has a large value and whose color-reproducibility and gray-level reproducibility are excellent. A voltage level of a scanning selective signal is changed in response to a request from outside or the like, so that a black level luminance is reduced to improve dark place contrast. In addition, when the voltage level of the scanning selective signal is changed, a conversion table for converting an input luminance into a modulation signal is changed to another conversion table. Therefore, for example, it is possible to maintain a display gray-level characteristic before and after the voltage level of the scanning selective signal is changed.07-09-2009
20090174696PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A plasma display device and a method of driving the same. The plasma display device includes a scan electrode driver for sequentially applying a scanning voltage to a plurality of scan electrodes in a first period of an address period, and an address electrode driver for applying an address voltage to an address electrode corresponding to light emitting discharge cells according to a plurality of subfield data corresponding to the first period. The address electrode driver is configured to apply a precharge voltage to the address electrode prior to the first period, and the address electrode driver is configured to commence the output of the precharge voltage at a point in time that does not overlap with a time period at which at least a part of the plurality of subfield data is input to the address electrode driver.07-09-2009
20100020056Display Panel and Control Method Using Transient Capacitive Coupling - Panel comprising display drivers which, each 1′″, comprise a select switch and a clamping switch which are controlled by the same select electrode, and a coupling capacitor for transiently coupling the control terminal of this circuit C to an address electrode. A control method comprising emission periods and depolarization periods, where all the address signals have the same polarity. The invention makes it possible in particular to use conventional and inexpensive means of controlling the address electrodes.01-28-2010
20100020057POWER CIRCUIT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY HAVING THE SAME - A power circuit for a liquid crystal display includes a voltage divider which generates a voltage-divided voltage between a first power source and a second power source, an operational amplifier which receives the voltage-divided voltage to output a driving voltage, a first switch connected between the first power source and a common node, and a second switch connected between the second power source and the common node. The first switch provides a first current path between the first power source and the common node in response to the driving voltage, and the second switch provides a second current path between the second power source and the common node in response to the driving voltage.01-28-2010
20120146983LOW-LEAKAGE GATE LINES DRIVING CIRCUIT FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A gates-line driving circuit of a display device includes a plurality of stages that are serially connected to each other, where each stage includes a plurality of transistors and a plurality of capacitors and receives a scanning start signal, a plurality of clock signals, and first and second gate-off voltages Voff06-14-2012
20120038614DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING DEVICE - Provided is a liquid crystal driving device including an output circuit (02-16-2012
20110115775VACUUM FLUORESCENT DISPLAY DRIVING APPARATUS - The present invention provides a vacuum fluorescent display driving apparatus and a vacuum fluorescent display driving method that may prevent generation of excessive load on power lines employed in driving, without causing an increase in size of the apparatus. The vacuum fluorescent display driving apparatus of the present invention includes, a grid driver that applies a driving voltage to plural grid electrodes respectively provided in the vacuum fluorescent display, and a grid driver limiting section that performs limitation on the number of grid electrodes to which voltage is applied simultaneously by the grid driver, to less than a predetermined first threshold value.05-19-2011
20100238152PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A method of driving a plasma display panel (PDP) and a plasma display device using the same are provided. In the plasma display device, a plurality of scan electrodes formed on the PDP are divided into first and second groups to supply scan signals. When a scan bias voltage is higher in a first subfield in first and second subfields, lowermost voltages of reset signals are higher in the second subfield. According to the plasma display device, when the plurality of scan electrodes are divided into at least two groups to be driven, the lowermost voltages of the reset signals are controlled in accordance with a scan bias voltage so that it is possible to reduce address erroneous discharge in accordance with the loss of wall charges, to prevent the generation of brilliant points, and to improve the picture quality of a displayed image.09-23-2010
20120146980TIMING CONTROLLER, DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING TIMING CONTROLLER - A timing controller, a display device using the timing controller, and a method for driving the timing controller are discussed. The timing controller includes a frequency change sensing unit, that measures a length of an (n−1)th frame period and a length of an nth frame period, where n is a natural number equal to or greater than 2, and outputs timing signals of a low logic level when a length difference between the (n−1)th frame period and the nth frame period is greater than a predetermined first threshold value, a scan timing control signal output unit for outputting a scan timing control signal based on the timing signals, and a data timing control signal output unit controlling a data driving circuit based on the timing signals.06-14-2012
20120146977WORKING VOLTAGE SWITCHING SYSTEM FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL PANEL AND SWITCHING METHOD THEREOF - A working voltage switching system for a liquid crystal panel and a switching method thereof are presented. A timing controller of the panel acquires a liquid crystal enable signal to generate a clock signal, and a clock generator acquires the clock signal to control a liquid crystal control element of the liquid crystal panel, and acquires a basic signal supplied by a voltage supplier and a first signal provided by the voltage supplier and transferred by a switch, so as to adjust a signal difference of the clock signal. When a counter judges that the liquid crystal panel is enabled and a count condition is reached, a switch acts to transfer a second signal provided by the voltage supplier, and the clock signal is adjusted to satisfy a signal difference between the basic signal and the second signal.06-14-2012
20110148844Image processing circuit, and display panel driver and display device mounting the circuit - A display panel driver including a compression circuit configured to, when receiving image data of a set of pixels of a target block, generate compressed image data corresponding to the target block by compressing the image data, the number of the set of pixels being equal to or more than four, an image memory configured to store the compressed image data, a decompression circuit configured to generate decompressed image data by decompressing the compressed image data reading from the image memory, and a drive circuit configured to drive a display panel in response to the decompressed image data, wherein the compression circuit selects one of a plurality of compression methods based on a correlation between the image data of the set of pixels of the target block, and generates the compressed image data by using the selected compression method.06-23-2011
20110304603NON-VOLATILE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY METHOD FOR NON-VOLATILE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A non-volatile liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal display panel which is provided with a plurality of liquid crystal display panels having a scanning signal line group, a data signal line group crossing the scanning signal line group, and a plurality of pixel circuits arranged where these signal line groups cross each other, and includes a non-volatile liquid crystal compound as a liquid crystal layer; a drive unit; a power supply unit; video memory for temporarily storing image data; and a control unit for sequentially transferring the image data stored in the video memory to the liquid crystal display panel. When the control unit receives an image refresh signal for drawing new image data during the transfer, the transfer is canceled with the power supply maintained to the drive unit, and the new image data is stored in the video memory.12-15-2011
20120249507DRIVING APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD OF DISPLAY DEVICE - A driving apparatus and a driving method of a liquid crystal display according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention may remove or reduce flicker caused by a kickback voltage according to an inversion driving mode of the liquid crystal display even though the inversion driving mode is changed.10-04-2012
20100277459LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING A CIRCUIT BOARD INCLUDING AN INVERTER WITH A DRIVING CIRCUIT - A liquid crystal display (LCD) comprising an LCD panel on which an electrode pad is provided; a driving part connected to the electrode pad and applying a driving signal to the LCD panel; a light source part providing light to a rear surface of the LCD panel; and a circuit board comprising a driving circuit part applying a driving control signal to the driving part and an inverter providing a light source driving voltage to the light source part. Accordingly, the LCD may improve work efficiency in a modular assembly process and decrease voltage overload of a voltage converter.11-04-2010
20120098811Display Device - A display device includes a first substrate divided into a display area and a non-display area, a gate line insulated from a data line and crossing the data line in the display area on the first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, a common electrode on the second substrate, a common power supply line at a same layer as the gate line in the non-display area on the first substrate and being extended in parallel to the data line, and a short circuit point extending in a direction toward an edge of the first substrate from the common power supply line and being electrically coupled to the common electrode.04-26-2012
20120038612ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light emitting display includes: pixels located at crossing regions between scan lines and data lines; a first control line and a second control line commonly coupled to the pixels; a control line driver configured to supply a first control signal to the first control line for a reset period and to supply a second control signal to the second control line during the reset period and a compensation period. Each pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode; a first transistor configured to control an amount of current supplied from a first power source coupled to a first electrode to a second power source via the organic light emitting diode; a second transistor configured to be turned on when the second control signal is supplied; and a fourth transistor configured to supply an initial voltage to a second electrode of the first transistor when the first control signal is supplied.02-16-2012
20120038604Display Device Having Memory In Pixels - The present invention relates to a memory circuit integrated in each pixel of a display device includes a switching circuit and a memory unit. The switching circuit includes a first transistor having a gate configured to receive a switching control signal, a source and a drain electrically coupled to a liquid crystal capacitor of the pixel, and a second transistor having a gate configured to receive a switching control signal, a source electrically coupled to a storage capacitor of the pixel, and a drain electrically coupled to the liquid crystal capacitor. The memory unit is electrically coupled between the source of first transistor and the storage capacitor. The switching control signal is configured such that in the normal mode, the first transistor is turned off, while the second transistor is turned on, so that the storage capacitor is electrically coupled to the liquid crystal capacitor in parallel and the memory unit is bypassed, and in the still mode, the first transistor is turned on, while the second transistor is turned off, so that the storage capacitor controls the memory unit to supply a stored data to the liquid crystal capacitor.02-16-2012
20110050675Image Display Device and Testing Method of the Same - It is the primary object of the present invention to provide a simple and accurate testing circuit and a testing method while occupying as small space as possible in an image display device. The testing circuit including a NAND circuit connected in series is mounted on the image display device. A broken wiring on a data signal line and a defect in a data latch circuit can be detected by observing an output waveform from the testing circuit. Accordingly, a broken wiring or the like on the data signal line and a scanning line and a defect in the latch circuit can be tested simply and accurately without an expensive testing apparatus and a great deal of time while occupying as small space as possible.03-03-2011
20110050673DISPLAY MODULE AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display module includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a driving unit, a plurality of data lines and a plurality of scan lines. The first substrate has a first pixel electrode array, and the second substrate has a second pixel electrode array. The data lines are electrically connected to the driving unit and the first pixel electrode array, and part of the data lines are electrically connected to the second pixel electrode array through the first substrate. The scan lines are electrically connected to the driving unit and the first pixel electrode array, and are not electrically connected to the second pixel electrode array.03-03-2011
20120038613FLEXIBLE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - A flexible display apparatus includes: a flexible display unit; a sensor unit which detects an amount of bending of the flexible display unit; a power supply unit which supplies operating power to the flexible display unit; and a control unit which controls the power supply unit to stop supply of the operating power to the flexible display unit depending on the detected degree of bending of the flexible display unit. With this configuration, the flexible display apparatus is capable of decreasing power consumption and increasing user's convenience by stopping supply of operating power to a flexible display unit based on a degree of bending of the flexible display unit, without requiring a separate switch manipulation or input from a user.02-16-2012
20120038611Level shifter circuit and display driver circuit - A level shifter circuit according to the present invention includes a first voltage conversion circuit and a second voltage conversion circuit. The first voltage conversion circuit receives an input signal having an amplitude ranging between a power supply potential GND and a power supply potential VDDL, a power supply potential VDDH which is higher than the power supply potential VDDL is supplied. Further, a current limiting circuit is provided that limits a current supplied from a power supply line of the power supply potential VDDH, and outputs a voltage signal with a larger amplitude than that of the input signal according to the input signal. The second voltage conversion circuit is supplied with the power supply potential VDDH, and outputs an output signal with an amplitude ranging between the power supply potential GND and the power supply potential VDDH.02-16-2012
20120038610GATE PULSE MODULATING CIRCUIT AND METHOD - A gate pulse modulating circuit includes a timing controller capable of generating an output enable signal and a plurality of timing control signals; a high gate voltage generating unit, electrically connected to the timing controller for receiving the timing control signals, capable of generating a high gate voltage with a waveform including a plurality of cutting edges in response to the timing control signals; a low gate voltage generating unit capable of generating a low gate voltage; and a gate driver, electrically connected to the timing controller for receiving the output enable signal and the high gate voltage generating unit for receiving the high gate voltage and the low gate voltage generating unit for receiving the low gate voltage, capable of generating a plurality of gate pulses in response to a plurality of enable periods of the output enable signal; wherein a waveform of the gate pulses includes a plurality of cutting edges.02-16-2012
20120038609Driver and Display Device Using the Same - A driving device comprises: a first driver driven by a first input signal and generating a first interim output signal controlled by a first clock signal; a second driver driven by a second input signal and generating a second interim output signal controlled by a second clock signal; and a plurality of shift registers including a buffer driven by the first interim output signal and the second interim output signal and generating an output signal controllable by the first clock signal and the second clock signal. The buffer includes a second transistor connected to a gate electrode of a first transistor for transmitting a voltage with a first level with the output signal and transmitting a voltage with a second level for turning off the first transistor.02-16-2012
20120038608ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting diode display that includes a pixel unit including a plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of first control lines, a plurality of second control lines, a first power source, a second power source and a third power source, a pixel unit including a plurality of pixels connected to the scanning lines, the data lines, the first control lines, the second control lines, the first power source, the second power source, and the third power source, a control line driving unit configured to provide each of said pixels with a first control signal and a second control signal through the first control lines and the second control lines respectively, a scan driving unit configured to provide each of said pixels with scanning signals through the scanning lines and a data driving unit configured to provide each of said pixels with data signals through the data lines. The scan driving unit is configured to provide each scanning line with a first scanning signal and a second scanning signal during a single frame period.02-16-2012
20120038607ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display includes a pixel unit including pixels coupled to scan lines, control lines, data lines, and first and second power sources, a control line driver for providing control signals to the pixels through the control lines, a scan driver for providing scan signals to the pixels through the scan lines, a data driver for providing data signals to the pixels through data lines, and a first power source driver for applying the first power source to the pixels. The first power source driver sets the first power source as a voltage in a low level in a first period in one frame period. The first power source is set as a high level voltage in second and third periods in one frame period. Therefore, it is possible to compensate for deviation in the threshold voltages generated between the driving transistors included in the pixels.02-16-2012
20120038606ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display includes a pixel unit having pixels coupled to scan lines, first control lines, second control lines, data lines, and first and second power sources, a control line driver for providing a first control signal and a second control signal to the pixels through the first control lines and the second control lines, a scan driver for providing scan signals to the pixels through the scan lines, and a data driver for providing data signals to the pixels through data lines. The scan driver simultaneously supplies a first scan signal to the pixels through the scan signals. In the organic light emitting display, deviation in the threshold voltages of the driving transistors included in the pixels is compensated without a power swing so as to display an image with uniform brightness.02-16-2012
20110050672TFT-LCD ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A TFT-LCD array substrate comprising a transparent substrate and a gate line, a data line, a thin film transistor, a pixel electrode and a passivation layer that are formed on the transparent substrate. The passivation layer includes a first region corresponding to the pixel electrode, a second region corresponding to the gate line and a third region corresponding to the data line, the first region has a first thickness, the second region has the second thickness, and the third region has the third region. The first thickness is smaller than the second thickness, the second thickness is smaller or equal to the third thickness.03-03-2011
20110050671NON-VOLATILE DISPLAY MODULE AND NON-VOLATILE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A non-volatile display module has a display panel and a driving circuit. The display panel has a substrate disposed with at least one scan line, at least one data line and at least one thin film transistor (TFT). The TFT is located at an interlaced area of the scan line and data line. The driving circuit has a memory unit, a voltage level generating unit and a voltage level selecting unit. The memory unit receives and stores at least one image control signal in accordance with a clock signal. The voltage level generating unit generates a plurality of voltage-level signals. The voltage level selecting unit is electrically connected with the scan line, the data line, the memory unit and the voltage level generating unit, and outputs one of the voltage-level signals to one scan line or one data line in accordance with the image control signal. A non-volatile display apparatus is also disclosed.03-03-2011
20110050670BOOSTING CIRCUIT FOR WIDE RANGE SUPPLY VOLTAGE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME AND VOLTAGE BOOSTING METHOD - Provided is a boosting circuit. The boosting circuit includes a voltage generator, a booster, a voltage detector, and a selector. The voltage generator receives an external first voltage to output a second voltage. The booster boosts an input voltage to output a third voltage. The voltage detector detects at least one voltage level of the first to third voltages to output a selection signal. The selector transfers one of the first and second voltages as the input voltage of the booster in response to the selection signal.03-03-2011
20110050669Display device and driving method thereof - A driving method of a display device that includes a display panel including a plurality of light emitting elements, is supplied with a power source voltage, and includes a saturation region and a non-saturation region according to variation of a panel current flowing to the display panel is provided. The driving method includes sensing the panel current, determining the power source voltage and the panel current, controlling a feedback voltage to drive the power source voltage to be equal to a saturation voltage corresponding to a saturation point at a boundary between the saturation region and the non-saturation region based on the determined power source voltage and the determined panel current, and controlling the power source voltage according to the feedback voltage to supply the controlled power source voltage to each of the plurality of light emitting elements.03-03-2011
20110050668DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a display device, which includes: a backlight unit that is divided into a plurality of blocks, driven for each of the divided blocks, and includes at least one optical assembly; a display panel that is disposed above the backlight unit; a controller that outputs local dimming values for each block corresponding to the brightness of the blocks in the backlight unit, in accordance with an image displayed on the display panel; and a BLU driver that controls the brightness of the blocks in the backlight unit, using the local dimming values for each block; in which the optical assembly includes: a first layer; a plurality of light sources formed on the first layer and emitting light; a second layer disposed above the first layer to cover the light sources; and a reflective layer that is disposed between the first and second layers, and the BLU driver outputs a plurality of driving signals in response to the input local dimming values for each block, and the driving signals each control the brightness of two or more blocks in the blocks of the backlight units.03-03-2011
20110050667MULTISTABLE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR WRITING IMAGE DATA ON MULTISTABLE DISPLAY - A multistable display system includes a multistable display, a writehead, and a sensor. The writehead includes a plurality of electrodes for writing the pixels of the multistable display, wherein each of the pixels corresponds to at least two of the electrodes. The sensor can detect the position of the writehead relative to the multistable display. The electrodes are charged with driving voltage signals according to the relative position between the multistable display and the writehead for updating the pixels of the multistable display.03-03-2011
20110050666DISPLAY DEVICE, PICTURE SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM - There is provided a display device including a display unit having pixels, each of which includes a luminescence element that individually becomes luminous depending on a current amount and a pixel circuit for controlling a current applied to the luminescence element according to a voltage signal, where the pixels are arranged in a matrix pattern. The display device includes an average luminance calculator (03-03-2011
20110050665SOURCE DRIVER AND COMPENSATION METHOD FOR OFFSET VOLTAGE OF OUTPUT BUFFER THEREOF - A source driver and a compensation method for an offset voltage of an output buffer are provided. The source driver includes a storage element, an output buffer, a sampling unit and a first switch. The output buffer has a first input terminal coupled to the storage element and a second input terminal coupled to an output terminal thereof. The output buffer enhances an input signal of the first input terminal and thereby outputs an output signal via the output terminal. The sampling unit respectively transmits a pixel signal and the output signal to the first input terminal of the output buffer and the storage element during a first sub-period for storing an offset voltage of the output buffer in the storage element. The first switch transmits the pixel signal to the storage during a second sub-period for compensating the pixel signal with the offset voltage stored in the storage element.03-03-2011
20110096053ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY DEVICE, METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - An electrophoretic includes scanning lines, data lines, power supply lines and enable lines provided in a display section. The electrophoretic display device also includes, in each of pixels, a pixel electrode, a control transistor connected to one of the scanning lines and one of the data lines, a driving transistor having a gate connected to a drain of the control transistor and having a drain connected to one of the power supply lines, a storage capacitor connected to the gate and a source of the driving transistor, and an enable transistor connected between the source of the driving transistor and the pixel electrode. The enable transistor switches electrical connection between the pixel electrode and the driving transistor on the basis of a signal input through one of the enable lines.04-28-2011
20120038605Pixel and Organic Light Emitting Display Device Using the Same - A pixel, for displaying an image of desired brightness, includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED); a first transistor for controlling an amount of current supplied from a first power source to the organic light emitting diode; a capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a first node as a gate electrode of the first transistor; a plurality of second transistors coupled between a second node as a second terminal of the capacitor and a data line and turned on when a scan signal is supplied to a scan line; another capacitor having a terminal coupled to the second node; and for compensating inferiority of the OLED in displaying an image of desired brightness, a compensator coupled to the plurality of second transistors and a predetermined power source and turned off when a light emission control signal is supplied to a light emission control line.02-16-2012
20120044227POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A power supply circuit of a liquid crystal display device includes a first positive polarity charge charging unit including a first capacitor connected to positive and negative power terminals through switches to charge a charge, a second positive polarity charge charging unit including a second capacitor connected to the positive power terminal and a ground terminal through switches to charge a charge, a first positive polarity charge loading unit loading the charge supplied through the positive power terminal to a negative polarity terminal, a second positive polarity charge loading unit loading the charge charged in the first capacitor to a negative polarity terminal, a third positive polarity charge loading unit loading the charge charged in the second capacitor, and a positive polarity charge charging/loading control unit outputting charging control signals with a same phase to the switches, and periodically or irregularly changing durations of the charging and loading control signals.02-23-2012
20120105412ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENCE EMITTING DISPLAY - An organic light emitting display capable of substantially preventing IR drop of a power source wiring line and coupling of data lines is disclosed. In one aspect, the organic light emitting display includes pairs of data lines between adjacent sub-pixels. The data lines are arranged to run parallel with a coupling blocking wiring line provided between each pair.05-03-2012
20120105408Organic light emitting display - An organic light emitting display, in which one frame is divided into an initializing period, a compensation period, a scan period, and an emission period, includes pixels at intersections of scan lines and data lines, the pixels coupled to a first power source and a second power source, a scan driver simultaneously supplying scan signals to the scan lines for a partial period of the initializing period, the scan driver simultaneously supplying scan signals to the scan lines for the compensation period, and the scan driver sequentially supplying scan signals to the scan lines for the scan period, a data driver supplying data signals to the data lines in synchronization with the scan signals supplied for the scan period, and a first power source driver supplying the first power source, the first power source having different voltage levels for the initializing period, the scan period, and the emission period.05-03-2012
20100245328STORAGE CAPACITOR LINE DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - In a storage capacitor line drive circuit driving a storage capacitor line of an active-matrix display device and driven by outputs of a scanning signal line drive circuit, at least one (VSS) of a high-potential supply voltage (VDD) and a low-potential supply voltage (VSS) differs from a supply voltage (GVSS) of a corresponding logical level of the scanning signal line drive circuit, the high-potential supply voltage and the low-potential supply voltage being used for generating a signal voltage of a preceding stage to an output stage. This makes it possible to achieve a storage capacitor line drive circuit capable of avoiding malfunctioning even in a case where the storage capacitor line drive circuit receives noise from a scanning signal line, and a display device including the storage capacitor line drive circuit.09-30-2010
20110164018PIXEL CIRCUIT, AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY, AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A pixel circuit including an organic light emitting diode. Also, the pixel circuit includes: a second transistor connected to a first scanning line, a data line, and a first node; a fifth transistor connected to a third scanning line, the first node, and a second node; a fourth transistor connected to a second scanning line, a first reference voltage, and the second node; a third transistor connected to the first scanning line, a second reference voltage, and a third node; a first capacitor connected between the first node and the second node; a second capacitor connected between the second node and the third node; and a first transistor connected to the first node, a first power, and the third node, and configured to drive the organic light emitting diode.07-07-2011
20110063275ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND DRIVING DEVICE THEREOF - The invention provides an electro-optical device having circuits for driving electro-optical elements, such as organic EL elements, and a driving device, which can employ driving elements having low driving ability, such as α-TFTs. By providing a charge storage capacitor between the source electrode and the gate electrode of a driving transistor which is between power sources, the electro-optical device can allow the driving transistor to control a driving current, even when an electro-optical element is connected to the source side of the driving transistor. In addition, driving data can be stored in the charge storage capacitor by applying a predetermined voltage to the source electrode of the driving transistor.03-17-2011
20110316835DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided a display device including: a pair of substrates; a display medium dispersed between the pair of substrates, and including plural kinds of particle groups that move in accordance with an electric field formed between the substrates and have different colors and different absolute values of movement voltages required to move; a voltage applying unit that applies a voltage between the substrates; a first acquisition unit which acquires area information indicating an area corresponding to plural pixels of an image displayed on the display medium; and a control unit that controls the voltage applying unit to apply voltages, which have the same polarity between pixel areas and are equal to or higher than a maximum value among the absolute values of the movement voltages of the kinds of particle groups, to the respective pixel areas when the first acquisition unit acquires the area information.12-29-2011
20110316833Shift Register and Architecture of Same on a Display Panel - The present invention relates to a shift register and GOA architecture of the same in a display panel comprising a substrate and a plurality of pixels spatially formed on the substrate defining a number of pixel rows, each pixel row having a height of H. The shift register has the plurality of shift register stages disposed spatially and sequentially on the substrate in such a way that the layout of each shift register stage has a height of (j*H), j being an integer greater than one. Each shift register stages is configured to generate j scanning signals for driving j neighboring pixel rows, respectively.12-29-2011
20110316840DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE AND MEMORY PRODUCT - In the multi-monitor environment in which a plurality of monitors are connected to a PC, a human sensor is mounted on at least one monitor, and the PC controls the switching of the operation states of the plurality of monitors according to the detection result of the human sensor. When all the human sensors have detected the absence of the user, the monitors are operated in a sleep mode or a power OFF mode; and when at least one human sensor has detected the presence of the user, the monitors are operated in an ordinary operation mode.12-29-2011
20110316839SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE AND DRIVE METHOD FOR SOLID-STATE IMAGING DEVICE - An amplification-type solid-state imaging device supplies a voltage of VRESL12-29-2011
20110316838APPARATUS FOR SUPPLYING POWER, DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING THE SAME, AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An apparatus for supplying a power source voltage, a display device having the same, and a driving method thereof, includes: a DC-DC converter for generating a power source voltage corresponding to an input voltage and a feedback voltage, and for supplying the power source voltage to a display region comprising a plurality of light emitting elements; and a power source voltage controller for detecting an input current flowing to the DC-DC converter and the power source voltage outputted from the DC-DC converter, for generating the feedback voltage corresponding to the input current and the power source voltage, and for supplying the feedback voltage to the DC-DC converter.12-29-2011
20110316836Display device and display driving method therefor - Disclosed herein is a display device, including: a pixel array in which pixel circuits each having a light emitting element, a driving transistor for applying a current corresponding to a gate-to-source voltage to the light emitting element connected to a source side by applying a drive voltage across a drain and a source, a sampling transistor for inputting a signal line voltage to a gate of the driving transistor by being caused to conduct, and a sustaining capacitor connected between the gate and the source of the driving transistor for sustaining a video signal voltage inputted thereto are disposed in a matrix; a signal selector; a drive control scanner; and a write scanner.12-29-2011
20110316837LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display (LCD) is disclosed. The pixels of the LCD each have storage capacitors, and the capacitances of the storage capacitors of pixels of different colors are different.12-29-2011
20110057917Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same - An organic light emitting display includes a mode determining unit adapted to determine whether the display is in a low power or common driving mode based on an operation control signal and to generate a control signal corresponding to the determined mode, a scan driver adapted to sequentially supply scan signals to scan lines, a data driver adapted to supply data signals to data lines in synchronization with the scan signals, pixels arranged at intersections of the scan lines and the data lines, and a timing controller adapted to control the scan driver and the data driver so that a frame frequency changes based on whether the low power driving mode or the common driving mode control signal is supplied from the mode determining unit, wherein the scan driver is adapted to uniformly maintain a pulse width of the scan signals regardless of a change in the frame frequency.03-10-2011
20110057916DRIVER CIRCUIT FOR BISTABLE DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF - An exemplary driver circuit for bistable display device includes a plurality of pixel electrodes, a first power supply, a second power supply, a high-voltage gate control port selectively driven by the first power supply, a low-voltage gate control port selectively driven by the second power supply, a reference potential port, a first discharging circuit connecting the high-voltage gate control port to the ground, a second discharging circuit connecting the low-voltage gate control port to the ground, and a switch for deciding whether the reference potential port is electrically connected to a reference voltage source or not.03-10-2011
20110057915DRIVING METHOD OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display comprising a display region, a control unit, a plurality of source drivers located along a first direction, and a plurality of gate drivers located along a second direction orthogonal to the first direction. A driving method of the liquid crystal display comprises dividing the display region into a plurality of screen regions with each screen region is in correspondence with one source driver or one gate driver; according to the display characteristics of the screen regions. The control unit generates a plurality of regulated signals for changing the output voltage value of the corresponding driver or changing the operating time of the corresponding driver. The regulated signal are sent to the corresponding driver.03-10-2011
20110057914DATA DRIVER, DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A data driver includes data lines, data voltage output parts that output data voltages to the data lines, and a data voltage sharing part connected to the data lines. The data voltage sharing part connects output terminals of two or more of the data voltage output parts to each other to charge-share the data voltages therebetween.03-10-2011
20120044229ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY - An electrophoretic display includes a display area where images are displayed, and an edge area around the display area and where a single color is displayed. The display area includes a plurality of display pixels which include gate lines on a first substrate, data lines intersecting the gate lines, thin film transistors connected to the gate lines and data lines, display pixel electrodes on the first substrate and connected to the thin film transistors, a common electrode on a second substrate and facing the first substrate, and an electronic ink layer between the display pixel electrodes and the common electrode The edge area includes a plurality of edge pixels which include edge pixel electrodes in a same shape as the display pixel electrodes.02-23-2012
20120044226IMAGE PROCESSING ARRANGEMENT - An image processing arrangement includes an input to receive an indicator of a power characteristic related to an image processing arrangement and an image processor to process an image based on the indicator of the power characteristic.02-23-2012
20100265237EL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - There is provided an EL display device including: a drive transistor configured to determine an electric current to be supplied to the EL element; and a capacity for retaining a gate voltage of the drive transistor, wherein a gate electrode of the drive transistor is connected to a first electrode, which is one of electrodes of the capacity, a first power source and a second power source are connected alternately to a second electrode, which is the other electrode of the capacity, a power source of a reference voltage is connected in a first period in which a signal from a source signal line is applied to the drive transistor, and an EL anodic power source is connected in a second period in which the drive transistor supplies an electric current to the EL element.10-21-2010
20120044232CONTROL DEVICE, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING DISPLAY DEVICE - A control device that controls the driving of a display device which changes display states by a writing operation of applying a driving voltage several times, wherein the control device includes a determining portion that determines whether or not the writing operation is performed for each pixel; and a control portion that starts the writing operation in the pixel in which the writing operation is determined to be performed by the determining portion, the writing operation including applying, wherein, in a case where a previous writing operation is not performed on the pixel in which the writing operation is determined to be performed by the determining portion, the control portion starts the writing operation, and in a case where the previous writing operation is performed on the pixel, the control portion starts the next writing operation after the previous writing operation is finished.02-23-2012
20120044233DEVICE FOR PLACEMENT IN FRONT OF A DISPLAY DEVICE - A system related to the improvement of the design of display device screens during the off or stand-by state is provided. The system comprises a display device and a device connected to the display device, wherein the device comprises a material having a switchable optical configuration. The display device may e.g. by a TV screen, or any other display such as computer monitors.02-23-2012
20120044231Method and apparatus for supplying power to a display apparatus - An apparatus for supplying a power voltage to a pixel unit of a display apparatus includes a first power supplying unit for applying the power voltage to the pixel unit during a normal mode, a second power supplying unit for applying the power voltage to the pixel unit during a low power display mode, and a leakage current blocking unit for blocking a leakage current path from the second power supplying unit to the first power supplying unit during the low power display mode.02-23-2012
20120044230DISPLAY APPARATUS, POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS AND POWER SUPPLY METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus, a power supply apparatus and a power supply method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes: a signal processor which processes an image signal; a display unit which displays thereon an image corresponding to the processed image signal; and a power supply unit which receives an input of AC power and supplies operating power to the display unit. The power supply unit includes a discharging circuit unit which discharges a remaining voltage of the power supply unit if the input of the AC power is suspended, and does not discharge the voltage if the AC power is input. Accordingly, a remaining voltage from a power supply unit is effectively removed if an input of AC power is suspended, and power consumption does not occur if the AC power is input.02-23-2012
20120044228DISPLAY MEDIUM, METHOD OF PRODUCING DISPLAY MEDIUM, AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A display medium includes: a pair of substrates; a spacing member that maintain a gap between the pair of substrates and has a first portion projecting in an intersecting direction, the intersecting direction intersecting a direction in which the pair of substrates face each other; and a holding layer that is provided on at least one of the pair of substrates such that the holding layer fills a space between the at least one of the pair of substrates and an end face of the spacing member, the holding layer covers the first portion from the end face of the spacing member, and the holding layer holds an end part of the spacing member in the direction in which the pair of substrates face each other.02-23-2012
20110157133PIXEL DRIVING DEVICE, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, DRIVING/CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In a pixel driving device that drives a plurality of pixels, each of the plurality of pixels includes a light emitting element, and a pixel driving circuit comprising a driving device having one end of a current path connected to one end of the light emitting element and having another end of the current path to which a power-source voltage is applied. Provided in a controller is a correction-data obtaining function circuit that obtains a characteristic parameter including a threshold voltage of the driving device of each pixel based on a voltage value of each of a plurality of data lines connected to each of the plurality of pixels with a voltage of another end of the light emitting element being set to be a setting voltage. The setting voltage is a voltage set based on a voltage value of each data line at a predetermined timing.06-30-2011
20110157132DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING GATE PULSE - A display device comprises a display panel including data lines and gate lines crossing each other, a data driving circuit configured to convert digital video data into data voltages which are supplied to the data lines, a gate driving circuit configured to sequentially supply gate pulses to the gate lines, wherein a voltage of each of the gate pulses increases from a gate low voltage to a precharging voltage during a first rising time and thereafter increases from the precharging voltage to a gate high voltage during a second rising time, and wherein the voltage of each of the gate pulses decreases from the gate high voltage to the precharging voltage during a first falling time and thereafter decreases from the precharging voltage to the gate low voltage during a second falling time.06-30-2011
20110157126PIXEL CIRCUIT AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pixel circuit and an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display device using the same are provided. The pixel circuit compensates for a threshold voltage of a driver transistor and for a voltage drop, and separately drives an initialization time to improve a contrast ratio. The pixel circuit further suppresses a leakage current caused by a data voltage using a fixed power source so that current variation caused by the leakage current can be reduced or minimized to improve crosstalk, and the duty of an emission control signal can be adjusted to remove motion blur. The pixel circuit also compensates for a leakage current generated in a turn-off state of a transistor with an increase in a drain-source voltage.06-30-2011
20110157121PIXEL ARRAY - A pixel array including a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of sub-pixels is provided. Each sub-pixel is electrically connected to one of the scan lines and one of the data lines correspondingly. Each sub-pixel arranged in the n06-30-2011
20120001888VOLTAGE PROGRAMMED PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY SYSTEM AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A voltage programmed pixel circuit, display system having the pixel circuit and driving method thereof is provided. The pixel circuit includes a light emitting device, a driving transistor connected to the light emitting device and a programming circuit. The programming circuit adjusts a pixel current during a programming cycle of the pixel circuit.01-05-2012
20120001886TRANSFORMER AND FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - There are provided a thin transformer capable of being used in a slim display device such as a liquid crystal display (LCD) device and a light emitting diode (LED) display device, and a flat panel display device including the same. The transformer includes: a bobbin part including a plurality of bobbins, each including a pipe shaped body part having a though-hole formed in an inner part thereof and a flange part protruding outwardly from both ends of the body part; coils respectively wound around the bobbins; and a core electromagnetically coupled to the coils to thereby form a magnetic path, wherein at least one of the bobbins includes a coil skip part which is a route through which lead wires of the coil skipped through the flange part is disposed on an outer surface of the flange part.01-05-2012
20120001885ORGANIC ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF THE SAME - An organic electroluminescent display device capable of improving yield by preventing voltage drop of a power supply wire and a manufacturing method of the same. An organic electroluminescent display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a plurality of sub-pixels defined by an active area displaying an image and an inactive area other than the active area; a driving switching element formed in the inactive area of the sub-pixel to supply driving current; and a power supply wire supplying power to the sub-pixel, wherein the power supply wire includes a first power supply wire extending in a vertical direction at one portion of a long side of the sub-pixel, a dummy power supply wire disposed on the first power supply wire and electrically connected with the first power supply wire, and a second power supply wire extending in a horizontal direction at one portion of a short side of the sub-pixel.01-05-2012
20120001883METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CALCULATING A POWER CONSUMPTION SEGMENT AND DISPLAYING A POWER CONSUMPTION INDICATOR - An apparatus may include a power consumption calculator configured to calculate a power consumption segment for a function performed by the apparatus or a component of the apparatus. A power consumption mapping module may be configured to provide for display of a power consumption indicator defining a graphical characteristic, for example a size or color, corresponding to the power consumption segment. Further, a power consumption adjuster and/or the power consumption mapping module may provide for selection of the power consumption indicator to thereby interact with the power consumption segment, such as by adjusting the power consumption segment or providing for display of a power consumption sub-segment indicator corresponding to a power consumption sub-segment.01-05-2012
20120001882DRIVING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL, AND PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS - In a two-phase driving operation that is performed in at least a sub-field having a largest luminance weight, a first ramp waveform that drops from a first potential to a second potential is applied to a plurality of first scan electrodes, a second ramp waveform that drops from a third potential that is higher than the first potential to a fourth potential that is higher than the second potential is applied to a plurality of second scan electrodes in a setup period, and a scan pulse is sequentially applied to the plurality of first scan electrodes, and then a scan pulse is sequentially applied to the plurality of second scan electrodes in a write period. The two-phase driving operation is employed to prevent a discharge failure during a write discharge.01-05-2012
20120001884DISPLAY PANEL - A display panel includes a substrate, a pixel array, and a plurality of shift registers. The pixel array is disposed on the substrate. The shift registers are disposed on the substrate for sequentially outputting a plurality of scanning signals to drive the pixel array. Each of the shift registers includes a pull-up transistor and a first reserve transistor. The pull-up transistor raises the voltage level of the corresponding scanning signal. A control terminal of the first reserve transistor is coupled to a control terminal of the pull-up transistor, and a second terminal of the first reserve transistor is coupled to a second terminal of the pull-up transistor. When the pull-up transistor in each of the shift registers has insufficient output ability, a first terminal of the first reserve transistor is coupled to a first terminal of the pull-up transistor.01-05-2012
20110096052DISPLAY APPARATUS, POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS AND POWER SUPPLY METHOD THEREOF - A display apparatus, a power supply apparatus and a power supply method are provided. The display apparatus display apparatus includes: a signal receiving unit which receives an image signal; a signal processing unit which processes the image signal; a display unit which displays an image based on the image signal processed by the signal processing unit; and a power supply unit which receives AC power and supplies operation power to the display unit. The power supply unit includes a discharging circuit part which includes a discharging element which discharges the power supply unit to remove a residual voltage from the power supply unit when the AC power is suspended, the discharging circuit part preventing the discharging element from consuming power when the AC power is input. It is possible to minimize wasteful power consumption caused by a discharging element provided to guarantee user's safety against a residual voltage.04-28-2011
20120206431DRIVE CIRCUIT FOR DRIVING MEMORY-TYPE LIQUID CRYSTAL - In a drive circuit for driving a liquid crystal display element with a memory property, electric charges accumulated in a power-supply smoothing capacitor at the subsequent stage of a booster circuit are collected effectively after electricity is supplied to the liquid crystal display element. The drive circuit for driving the liquid crystal display element with a memory property supplies a boosted voltage to the driver circuit by turning on a first switch circuit while the liquid crystal display element is being reset or while an image is being rendered, and causing electric charges accumulated in the power-supply smoothing capacitor to be discharged while collecting them into a second battery by turning on a second switch circuit during a period in which electric charges accumulated in the power-supply smoothing capacitor should be discharged.08-16-2012
20120007846DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a display device including a driver circuit for controlling supply of charges to an array of cells capable of storing the charges. In the driver circuit, a preceding electrically connecting part (SW01-12-2012
20120007847PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - An electrode drive circuit of a plasma display device includes a scan driver provided with plural drivers having first and second switching elements and first and second diodes, and a positive reset pulse generating circuit by which a first superposed voltage obtained by applying a predetermined first voltage to a low potential side terminal of the second switching element and superposing the first voltage and a voltage between a high potential side terminal of the first switching element and the low potential side terminal of the second switching element is generated to the high potential side terminal of the first switching element. The first superposed voltage is applied to the electrodes via the first switching element.01-12-2012
20110018856OUTDOOR READABLE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An outdoor readable liquid crystal display device (01-27-2011
20110018855Electronic Circuit, Method of Driving the Same, Electronic Device, Electro-Optical Device, Electronic Apparatus, and Method of Driving the Electronic Device - A gate of a driving transistor is set to a offset level corresponding to the threshold of the driving transistor by an initializing current flowing between a source and a drain of the driving transistor or a compensating transistor for the driving transistor. A conduction state of the driving transistor is set according to a gate voltage of the gate of the driving transistor that corresponds to a data signal and the threshold of the driving transistor. A current of which a level corresponds to the conduction state and of which the direction is opposite to the direction of the initializing current flows through driving transistor.01-27-2011
20110018854ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT READING DEVICE - We describe power control techniques for an document reader with an electrophoretic display. In embodiments the document reader comprises a main processor to display information and at least one secondary processor to detect, say, a user input gesture; a battery to provide power to both processors; and a controllable switch coupled between said battery and said main processor and having a control line coupled to said secondary processor, to switch power from said battery to said main processor whilst said secondary processor is powered. In embodiments a power consumption measured in months is desired so that rather than put the main processor into a standby mode power to the main processor is switched off entirely but the system is arranged to be able to start-up quickly from this configuration.01-27-2011
20110018851LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND CHARGE PUMP THEREOF - A charge pump with limited peak current and improved application flexibility and an LCD having the same. The charge pump has more than three switches in a charge path and more than three switches in a pump path. Furthermore, the charge pump has a voltage detector detecting voltage of the output terminal of the charge pump and a charge pump controller controlling the switches based on the detected voltage. According to the detected voltage, the charge pump controller determines the number of turning-on switches in the charge path and determines the number of turning-on switches in the pump path.01-27-2011
20110090207DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING DISPLAY DEVICE - Objects are to provide a display device the power consumption of which is reduced, to provide a self-luminous display device the power consumption of which is reduced and which is capable of long-term use in a dark place. A circuit is formed using a thin film transistor in which a highly-purified oxide semiconductor is used and a pixel can keep a certain state (a state in which a video signal has been written). As a result, even in the case of displaying a still image, stable operation is easily performed. In addition, an operation interval of a driver circuit can be extended, which results in a reduction in power consumption of a display device. Moreover, a light-storing material is used in a pixel portion of a self-luminous display device to store light, whereby the display device can be used in a dark place for a long time.04-21-2011
20110090206LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A TFT for controlling the amount of current flowing into a power supply line when an EL element does not emit light (electric discharge TFT) is provided in each pixel. When an EL driving TFT is turned ON to make an EL element emit light, the electric discharge TFT is turned OFF. On the other hand, the electric discharge TFT is turned ON when the EL driving TFT is turned OFF and no EL element emit light. Therefore variation of the difference in electric potential over the length of a power supply line depending on an image to be displayed is contained. Thus reduced is the difference in amount of current flowing into EL elements in adjacent pixels while the EL elements emit light, thereby avoiding crosstalk.04-21-2011
20110090204LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes: a driver circuit portion; a pixel portion; a signal generation circuit for generating a control signal for driving the driver circuit portion and an image signal which is supplied to the pixel portion; a memory circuit; a comparison circuit for detecting a difference of image signals for a series of frame periods among image signals stored for respective frame periods in the memory circuit; a selection circuit which selects and outputs the image signals for the series of frame periods when the difference is detected in the comparison circuit; and a display control circuit which supplies the control signal and the image signals output from the selection circuit, to the driver circuit portion when the difference is detected in the comparison circuit, and stops supplying the control signal to the driver circuit portion when the difference is not detected in the comparison circuit.04-21-2011
20110090203NEGATIVE LEVEL SHIFTERS - A negative level shifter includes a voltage selection unit and at least one voltage level conversion unit. The voltage selection unit may apply a first voltage to a first node and a second voltage to a second node if the control signal CON is the first value and apply a third voltage to the first node and a fourth voltage to the second node if the control signal CON is the second value. The at least one voltage level conversion unit may be connected to the first node and the second node and convert a voltage level of an input signal by using a voltage of the first node and a voltage of the second node.04-21-2011
20120013593DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes: a first electrode and a second electrode which are arranged side by side with each other on a first substrate; a conductive layer which is arranged on a second substrate so as to face the first electrode and the second electrode; a voltage supply portion for applying a voltage to the first electrode through a first wiring line; a detection portion for detecting the voltage that is applied to the first electrode through the conductive layer, the second electrode, and a second wiring line as a result of the conductive layer making contact with the first electrode and the second electrode; and a second switching element which is interposed at least one of between the first electrode and the first wiring line and between the second electrode and the second wiring line.01-19-2012
20120013595DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF OPERATION THEREOF - A display device includes, in a display region, a first circuit including a photodiode (01-19-2012
20120013592DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Provided is a display device including a panel, a driving circuit board connected to the panel, a driving unit mounted on the driving circuit board and driving the panel, a printed circuit board connected to the driving circuit board, and a memory unit mounted on the printed circuit board and storing calibration data for calibrating a data signal supplied to the panel.01-19-2012
20120013591LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel including data lines, gate lines crossing the data lines, and liquid crystal cells arranged at crossings of the data lines and the gate lines in a matrix form, a data driving circuit supplying a data voltage to the data lines, and a power consumption reduction circuit, that calculates the number of black pixels, white pixels, or both included in an input image, decides whether or not the input image is a problem pattern increasing power consumption of the data driving circuit based on the calculation result, selectively activates a charge sharing function, which shorts between adjacent output channels of the data driving circuit during a predetermined period, and differently controls a polarity inversion period of the data voltage based on the decision result.01-19-2012
20120013587DRIVING DEVICE FOR DYNAMIC BIAS AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving device and a driving method for dynamic bias are provided. The driving device includes a buffer and a bias control unit. An input terminal of the buffer receives a data voltage, and an output terminal of the buffer is connected to a load through a switch. The bias control unit connected to the buffer controls a bias of the buffer dynamically. During a transition period of the data voltage, the bias control unit controls the buffer in a normal bias state. During a power-saving period, the bias control unit controls the buffer in a low bias state, and controls the buffer in the normal bias state during a turning-off period of the switch. The driving device controls the buffer to sustain data voltage quickly during the turning-off period of the switch, so as to avoid the data voltage received by the load having errors and reduce power consumption.01-19-2012
20120013589LCD AND CIRCUIT ARCHITECTURE THEREOF - A liquid crystal display (LCD) and circuit architecture thereof are proposed. Power signal lines, data signal lines, and control signal lines are mounted on a printed circuit board (PCB) and a thin film substrate. The thin film substrate is connected to a LCD panel by using a COF bonding. These circuits can be transferred onto a conductive glass of the panel and subsequently onto source driver chips of the thin film substrate of the COF. Therefore, a position which needs the least time for power signal lines, data signal lines, and control signal lines to transmit to all of the circuits of the panel on the PCB can be calculated in order to achieve the best design.01-19-2012
20120013588Display, Scan Driving Apparatus for the Display, and Driving Method Thereof - A scan driving apparatus includes a first driving apparatus connected to a plurality of scan lines and a second driving apparatus connected to the plurality of scan lines. Wherein when one of the first driving apparatus and the second driving apparatus is in a scan enable state such that the plurality of scan lines are applied with a scan signal, the other is in a floating state such that the output terminal is floated. The scan driving apparatus according to the present invention has the function of a shift register for sequentially applying the scan signals and may apply a scan signal of a different waveform which is additionally required. The output terminal of the scan driving apparatus is floated in a period in which a different waveform is necessary such that a scan signal having the different waveform may be applied without influence of the scan signal, thereby realizing a complicated scan signal.01-19-2012
20120013590Organic electroluminescent display device, method of manufacturing organic electroluminescent display device, and electronic apparatus - Disclosed is an organic electroluminescent (EL) display device including a pixel array section in which pixels having organic EL elements are arranged; and a drive circuit section provided in a circumferential portion of the pixel array section on the same substrate as that of the pixel array section, the drive circuit section having a circuit configuration including a capacitive element, wherein the capacitive element uses, as a dielectric member, an organic layer formed in the circumferential portion of the pixel array section through the same process as that of the organic layer of the organic EL element.01-19-2012
20120056863Oscillator Circuit and Semiconductor Device Using the Oscillator Circuit - The oscillator circuit includes a comparator circuit which compares a potential supplied to one of input terminals with a potential supplied to the other of the input terminals and outputs a high power supply potential or a low power supply potential, a capacitor which is electrically connected to the one of the input terminals of the comparator circuit, and a charge and discharge circuit which charges and discharges the capacitor. The charge and discharge circuit includes a first current supply circuit and a second current supply circuit. Each of a current value of the first current supply circuit and a current value of the second current supply circuit can be controlled with the use of a digital control signal.03-08-2012
20100033469METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PROGRAMMING, CALIBRATING AND DRIVING A LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE DISPLAY - A method and system for programming, calibrating and driving a light emitting device display is provided. The system may include extracting a time dependent parameter of a pixel for calibration.02-11-2010
20120154363LINE FILTER AND FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - There are provided a line filter and a flat panel display device using the same. The line filter includes: first and second bobbins each including a pipe shaped body part having a through-hole formed therein and a flange part protruding outwardly from both ends of the body part; a core inserted into the through-hole to thereby form a magnetic path; and a coil part including coils, each wound in the first and second bobbins, wherein the coil wound in one of the first and second bobbins is wound clockwise and the coil wound in the other thereof is wound counterclockwise.06-21-2012
20120154364ELECTRONIC READING APPARATUS AND OPERATION METHOD - An electronic reading apparatus and an operation method thereof are provided. The electronic reading apparatus includes an electronic paper, a photoelectrical conversion unit, energy storing unit, a power module, and a controller. The photoelectrical conversion unit is superposed by the electronic paper and converts light energy to electrical energy. The power module stores the electrical energy to the energy storing unit for charging the energy storing unit. The controller converts at least one part of the electronic paper into transparency in a time interval, such that light energy passes through the electronic paper and is received by the photoelectrical conversion unit.06-21-2012
20120154367DISPLAY PANEL DRIVER FOR REDUCING HEAT GENERATION THEREIN - A display panel drive circuit is provided with a first display output terminal to be connected with a data line of a display panel, first and second output stages, and a control circuit. The first output stage is directly connected with the first display output terminal and configured to output a data signal with the positive polarity with respect to a standard voltage level. The second output stage is also directly connected with the first display output terminal and configured to output a data signal with the negative polarity with respect to the standard voltage level. The control circuit controls the first and second output stages so that one of the first and second output stages is selectively activated while the other of the first and second output stages is deactivated.06-21-2012
20090135171VOLTAGE GENERATING SYSTEM - A voltage generating system applied to a display driving apparatus is disclosed, which is capable of changing a time point at which a signal of a pixel electrode and a signal of a common electrode perform polarity inversion, so as to adjust the frequency of an AC common voltage dynamically. Therefore, the noise frequency caused by the transition of the AC common voltage is dispersed, and the energy of audio-frequency noises and high-frequency noises is reduced.05-28-2009
20090135170DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device capable of driving at low power consumption is provided. In a display device (05-28-2009
20100259524SEQUENTIAL ADDRESSING OF DISPLAYS - A display device (10-14-2010
20120154361GATE DRIVING METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISPLAY APPARATUS AND GATE DRIVER USING THE SAME - A gate driver for controlling a display apparatus is provided. The gate driver includes a logic circuit, a plurality of buffers, and a charge sharing module. The logic circuit generates a plurality of switch signals. The buffers are coupled to the logic circuit. Each of the buffers determines to provide a first voltage or a second voltage according to one of the switch signals to generate a gate driving signal. The charge sharing module is coupled to the output ends of the buffers and allows the output ends of the buffers to share charges according to a plurality of sharing signals during a forward edge and a backward edge of a square wave of each of the gate driving signals. Furthermore, a gate driving method for controlling a display apparatus is also provided.06-21-2012
20120154360Method and Device of Gate Driving in Liquid Crystal Display - A gate driver for controlling a display apparatus is disclosed. The gate driver includes a logic circuit for generating a plurality of switch signals, a breaking signal and a plurality of sharing signals, a plurality of buffers, each for determining to provide a first voltage or a second voltage according to one of the plurality of switch signals to generate a gate driving signal, and a charge recycle module for sharing charges with a plurality of loads according to the plurality of sharing signals.06-21-2012
20120154362PROJECTION SYSTEM AND PROJECTION APPARATUS - A projection system including an electronic device and a projection apparatus is provided. The electronic device has a first power connector and a signal transmission portion. The projection apparatus includes a main body, a second and a third power connector, and a signal receiving portion. The main body is coupled to an external power source through a power cable. The second power connector is disposed on the main body and is coupled to the first power connector. The third power connector is disposed on the main body and is coupled between the second power connector and the power cable. The external power source provides power to the electronic device through the power cable and the third, second, and first power connectors in sequence. The signal receiving portion is disposed on the main body. The electronic device transmits a projection signal to the signal receiving portion through the signal transmission portion.06-21-2012
20120154365PIXEL CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes liquid crystal capacitor element interposed between a pixel electrode and a counter electrode. The pixel electrode, one terminals of a first switch circuit and a second switch circuit, and a first terminal of a second transistor form an internal node. The other terminals of the first switch circuit is connected to the source line. The other terminal of the second switch circuit is connected to the voltage supply line and is configured by a series circuit of transistors. A control terminal of the transistor, a second terminal of the transistor, and one terminal of a boost capacitor element form an output node. The other terminal of the boost capacitor element, the control terminal of the transistor, and the control terminal of the transistor are connected to a boost line, a reference line, and a selecting line, respectively.06-21-2012
20120154366LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device (06-21-2012
20090167745Data line driving circuit, driver I C and display apparatus - A data line driving circuit for a display panel includes a plurality of output circuits, a bias circuit, and a plurality of switches. Each of the plurality of output circuits includes an electric current source which supplies electric current in response to a bias signal, and supplies a data voltage by using the electric current to a corresponding one of a plurality of data lines arranged in the display panel. The bias circuit generates the bias signal, and supplies the bias signal to the plurality of output circuits through bias wirings. The plurality of switches is provided between the bias circuit and the plurality of output circuits, and cuts off the bias wirings in response to a control signal.07-02-2009
20120026150DISPLAY ELEMENT AND ELECTICAL DEVICE - A display element (02-02-2012
20120026144ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - There is provided an organic light emitting display device for preventing short and voltage drop between lines to improve yield. The organic light emitting display device includes: a plurality of sub-pixels located at crossing regions of a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines; first power lines for supplying a voltage for driving the sub-pixels, each of the first power lines being shared by two adjacent sub-pixels from among the plurality of sub-pixels; and initial power lines for supplying an initial power to the sub-pixels, each of the initial power lines being shared by the two adjacent sub-pixels and located between the two adjacent sub-pixels.02-02-2012
20120026149ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A light-emitting device and an electronic apparatus, which are capable of preventing reduction of the amount of current flowing through light-emitting elements and which have an excellent display characteristic, are provided. Cathode wiring lines 02-02-2012
20120026143PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A pixel capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness, the pixel including an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor to control an amount of current supplied from a first power source coupled to a first electrode to the OLED, a second transistor coupled between a data line and a third node to be turned on when a first scan signal is supplied to a first scan line, a first capacitor coupled between the gate electrode of the first transistor and a second node, a sixth transistor coupled between the second node and the third node to be turned off when an emission control signal is supplied to an emission control line, a second capacitor coupled between the third node and the first power source, a fifth transistor coupled between the first power source and the second node to be turned on when the first scan signal is supplied to the first scan line, and a fourth transistor coupled between a second electrode of the first transistor and the data line to be turned on when a second scan signal is supplied to a second scan line.02-02-2012
20120062537LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrates and including liquid crystal molecules, a first gate line and a second gate line formed on the first substrate and transferring gate signals, a first voltage line formed on the first substrate and transferring voltage of predetermined intensity, a data line formed on the first substrate and transferring a data signal, a first switching element connected to the first gate line and the first voltage line, a second switching element connected to the second gate line and the data line, and a pixel electrode connected to the first switching element and the second switching element. A gate-on signal is applied to the first gate line earlier than the second gate line.03-15-2012
20120026147ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - An organic light emitting display includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels coupled to scan lines, first control lines, second control lines, and data lines, a control line driver for providing first and second control signals to the pixels through the first and second control lines, and a timing controller for controlling the control line driver. The timing controller is configured to determine a refresh rate of input data to control points of time at which the first and second control signals are applied in a frame.02-02-2012
20120026145Pixel and Organic Light Emitting Display Device Using the Same - A pixel of the present invention can display an image having uniform luminance.02-02-2012
20120026148ACTIVE MATRIX TYPE DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - An active matrix display comprises pixels arranged in a matrix, signal lines, and scan lines orthogonal to the signal lines. Each pixel has a pixel electrode, a switch element connecting a corresponding signal line to the pixel electrode during a scan period, and a storage capacitor holding a signal voltage applied to the pixel electrode during the scan period. The storage capacitor connected between the pixel electrode and a capacity holding line corresponding to the pixel row. Every even number, above two, of the capacity storage lines are defined as a group. After all pixel rows corresponding to a group are scanned, the voltages of a half of the capacity storage lines in the group are switched from a first value to a second value, and the voltages of the other half of the capacity storage lines in the group are switched from the second value to the first value.02-02-2012
20120026146PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A pixel to compensate for the deterioration of an organic light emitting diode, the pixel including an organic light emitting diode; a pixel circuit including a driving transistor controlling an amount of current supplied to the organic light emitting diode; and a compensator compensating for the deterioration of the organic light emitting diode by using on-voltage applied when current flows in the organic light emitting diode and off-voltage applied when current does not flow in the organic light emitting diode; wherein the compensator includes: a compensating capacitor having a second terminal connected to a gate electrode of the driving transistor; and a first compensating transistor connected between a first terminal of the compensating capacitor and an anode electrode of the organic light emitting diode.02-02-2012
20120206429METHOD OF PROCESSING DATA AND A DISPLAY APPARATUS PERFORMING THE METHOD - A method of processing data including dividing, at a transmitter, data into 3-bit units, generating, at the transmitter, first and second clock embedded data signals and a third data signal, wherein a clock signal and first bits of the units are included in the first clock embedded data signal, the clock signal and second bits of the units are included in the second clock embedded data signal and third bits of the units are included in the third data signal, transmitting, from the transmitter to a receiver, the first and second clock embedded data signals and the third data signal, and restoring, at the receiver, the first and second bits and the clock signal from the first and second clock embedded data signals and the third bits from the third data signal.08-16-2012
20120062540LED SCREEN - A LED screen having a number of interconnected LED panels; each LED panel having a connecting module, in turn having an electric power line connectable to an electric power source, and a data line; the connecting module having a first connecting end and a second connecting end, which are fixed rigidly to the LED panel and have a number of male contacts and a number of female contacts respectively; the first connecting end being connectable to a respective second connecting end of another LED panel, and the second connecting end being connectable to a respective first connecting end of another LED panel.03-15-2012
20120062539Display device - A three-dimensional-image display device capable of displaying an image with high brightness while suppressing power consumption is provided. The display device is provided with an image display portion where a plurality of pixels is provided in a pixel portion, a light-shielding portion including a first shutter and a second shutter, and a control portion for controlling the transmittances of the first shutter and the second shutter in synchronization with display of an image for the right eye or an image for the left eye in the pixel portion. The pixel includes a switching transistor for controlling an input of an image signal to the pixel, a light emitting element, a driving transistor for controlling the value of a current supplied to the light emitting element in accordance with the image signal, and a current controlling transistor for controlling whether or not the current is supplied to the light emitting element.03-15-2012
20120062538EL DISPLAY DEVICE, DRIVING METHOD OF EL DISPLAY DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - The present invention relates to an EL display device in which a stereoscopic image is perceived and eyeglasses having a switching means with which an image for a left eye or an image for a right eye is selectively perceived. The image for the left eye and the image for the right eye are displayed in a display portion of the EL display device by holding an image signal from a signal line in a first capacitor in a first period, holding the image signal held in the first capacitor in a second capacitor to control current that flows through an emission-control transistor in a second period, and turning on a driving transistor to control light emission of a light-emitting element and holding an image signal from a signal line in the first capacitor in a third period.03-15-2012
20120062536ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY WITH PIXEL AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A pixel capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a first transistor for controlling an amount of current that flows from a first power source to a second power source via the OLED, and a second transistor coupled between a gate electrode of the first transistor and a bias power source, and configured to be turned on when a reset signal is supplied to a reset line, wherein a turn on time of the second transistor is configured to apply the bias power source to the gate electrode of the first transistor for at least 560 μs.03-15-2012
20100171732Reference voltage generator - A reference voltage generator includes an output terminal, a load circuit connected between the output terminal and a ground voltage terminal, an output transistor connected between the output terminal and a power supply voltage terminal, a first constant current source connected between the output terminal and the power supply voltage terminal, a first switch circuit that selectively connects the output terminal with the output transistor or the first constant current source, and a control circuit that controls a band-gap current to be supplied to the load circuit. In a first state, the first switch circuit connects the output terminal with the output transistor, and the control circuit controls an activation state of the output transistor. In a second state, the first switch circuit connects the output terminal with the first constant current source, and the control circuit controls the amount of current drawn from the first constant current source.07-08-2010
20120105411DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A display device including a first voltage generator, a second voltage generator, a timing controller, a level shifter and a display panel is provided. The first voltage generator is configured to generate a gate high voltage. During a first period, the gate high voltage is a first voltage. After the first period, the gate high voltage is a second voltage. The first voltage is higher than the second voltage. The second voltage generator is configured to generate a gate low voltage. According to the gate high voltage and the gate low voltage, the level shifter shifts the voltage levels of the start signal, the clock signal and the inverse signal produced by the timing controller for driving a plurality of shift registers disposed on a substrate of the display panel. The shift registers is configured to output scanning signals in sequence.05-03-2012
20120105410PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A pixel capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a first transistor for controlling an amount of current supplied from a first power source coupled to a first electrode to the OLED, a second transistor coupled between a gate electrode of the first transistor and an initial power source to be turned on when a second scan signal is supplied to a second scan line, a first capacitor coupled between the gate electrode of the first transistor and the first power source, and a second capacitor whose first terminal is coupled to a first electrode of the first transistor.05-03-2012
20110080395PIXEL CIRCUIT, ORGANIC ELECTRO-LUMINESCENT DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE PIXEL CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE APPARATUS - An organic electroluminescent display apparatus including a pixel circuit and a method of driving the organic electroluminescent display apparatus are provided. Embodiments of the present invention may solve problems where the luminance of light is changed due to a change of a voltage of an anode of an organic electro-light emitting device such that an image quality is deteriorated when N-type transistors are used to form the organic electroluminescent display apparatus.04-07-2011
20110080394DRIVER FOR PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - There is provided a driver for a plasma display panel that can perform power transmission by setting different paths for an address period and a sustain period. The driver for a plasma display panel may include: a power supply part converting commercial AC power into predetermined driving power; a driving part switching the driving power from the power supply part during the sustain period to supply the switched driving power to the plasma display panel; and a path setting part setting a path through which the driving power from the power supply part is transmitted to the driving part during the sustain period and setting a charging path through which a capacitor is charged with the driving power from the power supply part during the address period.04-07-2011
20110090211CIRCUIT FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A simple, low cost drive circuit secures a sufficient number of subfields in a high resolution panel. The plasma display panel drive circuit groups plural sustain electrodes into first and second sustain electrode groups, and applies sustain pulses in the sustain period. The first and second sustain pulse generating circuits generate and apply sustain pulses to first and second electrode paths. First and second specific voltage application circuits apply a first specific voltage to the first and second electrode paths. The voltage selection circuit selects one of a plurality of voltages including at least a second specific voltage and a third specific voltage, and generates a selected voltage. The first and second sustain pulse generating circuits generate the sustain pulses based on the second specific voltage when the selected voltage is the second specific voltage, and when the selected voltage is the third specific voltage, apply the third specific voltage to the first and second electrode paths.04-21-2011
20110090210IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - An image display apparatus comprises a pixel having a drive transistor and a pixel display element which are connected in series between a first power line and a second power line, a holding capacitor connected to a gate electrode of the drive transistor, and a selection transistor connected between a signal line and the gate electrode of the drive transistor. When the selection transistor is turned on, gradation pixel data is written in the holding capacitor from the signal line. The charge of gradation pixel data written in the holding capacitor is discharged for a certain period through the drive transistor, thereafter the charge of the gradation pixel data stored in the holding capacitor is held by floating the gate electrode of the drive transistor.04-21-2011
20110090209ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An EL display having high operating performance and reliability is provided. LDD regions 04-21-2011
20110090205DISPLAY DEVICE - In one embodiment, a display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixels and signal lines. A flexible substrate is electrically connected to the display panel through a connection portion. A driving circuit is mounted on the flexible substrate to drive the signal lines. The driving circuit includes first and second edges respectively opposing to input and output side ends of the flexible substrate, and a plurality of output terminals of the driving circuit are arranged along the first and second edges. The output terminals are set so as to be classified into two groups of valid output terminals to supply a signal to the signal lines and invalid output terminals not used to output a signal to the signal lines, and the valid output terminals are arranged along the second edge of the driving circuit so as to be sandwiched by the invalid output terminals.04-21-2011
20110090202PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A pixel circuit for an organic light emitting diode display is disclosed. The pixel is configured to provide fast response time and good isolation from data transition coupling.04-21-2011
20110090201PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS TO REDUCE EMI EMISSION - A plasma display apparatus is provided to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) emission, the plasma display apparatus including: a display panel; a plurality of conductive sheets of which first surfaces are connected to a rear surface of a lower panel; and a base chassis which is connected to second surfaces of the plurality of conductive sheets through a plurality of conductive substances. Therefore, emission of EMI generated while the plasma display panel is operating can be effectively reduced.04-21-2011
20110090200ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting display device includes: a plurality of pixels at crossing regions of a plurality of scan lines and data lines; a first control line and a second control line commonly connected with the plurality of pixels; a control line driver configured to supply a first control signal to the first control line and a second control signal to the second control line, where the second control signal is not concurrent with the first control signal; and a first power supply that supplies a first power to each of the plurality of pixels, where a voltage level of the first power is configured to change at least once during a frame period for each of the pixels.04-21-2011
20110090199Display Panel Driving Circuit, Display Panel, and Driving Method thereof - By following properties that there is coupled noise, which is coupled from a display panel, within at least one common voltage used on the display panel, the at least one common voltage is fed-back into a pixel electrode driving module, and driving voltages are generated accordingly, so that the generated driving voltages carry noises closes to coupled noises of the display panel. As a result, while the driving voltages carrying noises from the at least one common voltage, the pixel electrode driving module is capable of driving a corresponding pixel electrode with a stable voltage difference, and thereby capable of relieving horizontal crosstalk and raising a display quality of the display panel.04-21-2011
20110090198LCD DRIVER - A method includes outputting a first signal from a first DAC decoder circuit in response to receiving a first number of bits of a digital control signal, outputting a second signal from a second DAC decoder circuit in response to receiving a second number of bits of the digital control signal, and alternately outputting one of the first and second signals to an LCD column from a buffer coupled to the first and second DAC decoder circuits. The first signal has a voltage level equal to one of a first plurality of voltage levels received at one of a first plurality of inputs of the first DAC decoder circuit. The second signal has a voltage level equal to one of a second plurality of voltage levels received at one of a second plurality of inputs of the second DAC decoder circuit.04-21-2011
20110102402ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An organic light emitting display and a method of manufacturing the organic light emitting display are provided. The organic light emitting display includes a display unit including pixels coupled to scan lines, data lines, emission control lines, and power lines, a scan driver on a side of the display unit and coupled to the scan lines, an emission control driver on another side of the display unit and coupled to the emission control lines, a first power pad on a side of one of the scan driver or the emission control driver for receiving power, a second power pad on another side of the one of the scan driver or the emission control driver, the second power pad coupled to the power lines, and power buses coupling the first power pad and the second power pad to each other.05-05-2011
20110102408LAYOUT OF LCD DRIVING CIRCUIT - A layout of a liquid crystal display driving circuit is capable of minimizing an area which the layout occupies. The layout of the liquid crystal display driving circuit transmits positive analog voltages and negative analog voltages to a liquid crystal display, and includes a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) block and a buffer block. The DAC block has N/2 positive DACs generating the respective positive analog voltages corresponding to corresponding digital data using a positive reference voltage, where N is the integer, and N/2 negative DACs generating the respective negative analog voltages corresponding to corresponding digital data using a negative reference voltage. The buffer block has N/2 positive and negative buffers, which buffer the N/2 positive and negative analog voltages, and are alternately arranged. The N/2 positive and negative DACs are divided into groups one by one or in twos or more, and the groups are alternately arranged.05-05-2011
20110102405LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of common electrodes arranged so as to counter pixel electrodes extending in the row direction on a substrate. First and second voltage supply lines to supply first and second voltages to the common electrodes are connected with the common electrodes through a first switch circuit. A second switch circuit is arranged between the first voltage supply line and signal lines to switch a connection between the first voltage supply line and the signal lines. A gate open circuit is connected to scan lines to simultaneously supply a signal to switch on the pixel electrodes to all the scan lines. In case the power supply of the liquid crystal display device is turned off, a control circuit starts the power OFF driving operation to set the potential of the pixel electrode and the common electrode to substantially same by switching the first and second switch circuits.05-05-2011
20110102403PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A pixel capable of compensating for the deterioration of an organic light emitting diode (OLED). The pixel includes an OLED coupled between first and second power sources, a pixel circuit including a driving transistor coupled between the first power source and the OLED and having a gate electrode coupled to a first node so that driving current corresponding to a voltage applied to the first node is supplied to the OLED, and a compensation circuit for controlling the voltage of the first node in accordance with deterioration of the OLED to compensate for the deterioration of the OLED. The compensation circuit includes first and second transistors coupled between the OLED and a third power source, first and second feedback capacitors coupled between the first node and a second node that is between the first transistor and the second transistor, and a third transistor coupled to the third power source.05-05-2011
20110102400LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel on which a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines cross each other and a plurality of liquid crystal cells are formed at crossings of the data lines and the gate lines, a DC-DC converter that produces a high potential power voltage required to drive the liquid crystal display panel and a gate low voltage required to generate a scan pulse for driving the gate lines, and a common voltage generating circuit that divides the high potential power voltage based on the gate low voltage to generate a common voltage to be applied to a common electrode of the liquid crystal cells.05-05-2011
20110102399PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention provides a plasma display panel having a low-cost transparent electrode, without decrease in yield. To achieve above, the panel has a first bus electrode, a second bus electrode, a first transparent electrode, and a second transparent electrode on the front substrate. The first transparent electrode covers at least a part of the first bus electrode, and similarly, the second transparent electrode covers at least a part of the second bus electrode.05-05-2011
20100245316LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - The embodiments of the present invention disclose a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) having a low power consumption. Under normal operation of the LCD, a plurality of data voltages are inputted to a display panel having a constant frame rate, and an idle detecting step is performed to determine whether to change the frame rate. When a percentage of the plurality of data voltages is not varied for a specific period of time, the frame rate is reduced.09-30-2010
20110109607DISPLAY MODULE AND APPLICATIONS OF THE SAME - A display module is provided, which includes a first and a second substrates, a transparent type solar cell, a display device, an electric power storage device, a driving circuit and a power supply transfer switch. In the display module, the first substrate, the transparent type solar cell, the display device and the second substrate are successively arranged according to an incident direction of a light source. The transparent type solar cell has a visible light transmittance of 10%-40% and a color temperature (Tc) larger than 2400K. The electric power storage device is connected to the transparent type solar cell for storing electric power there from, and the driving circuit is connected to the display device for driving the same. The power supply transfer switch is used for transferring the electric power into the electric power storage device or the driving circuit.05-12-2011
20120169702TABULAR MEMBER SWINGING DEVICE - A plurality of movable units is arranged in a matrix. First and second electrodes are used in common in the movable units arranged in a column. A plurality of third electrodes, which commonly connects tabular members of the movable units arranged in a row, is formed for each row. The drive circuit selects, in order and one by one, the third electrodes. Subsequently, the drive circuit swings the tabular member by applying a bias voltage to the selected third electrode and applying an approach voltage or a separating voltage to a plurality of the first electrodes and second electrodes. During a predetermined period of maintaining a swinging posture, the voltage applied to the third electrodes is maintained as the bias voltage. The tabular member is returned to a non-swinging state by changing the voltage applied to the third electrodes to a reset voltage after the lapse of the predetermined period.07-05-2012
20120169698DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes a display panel which displays an image at a first driving frequency in a normal mode or at a second driving frequency less than the first driving frequency in a low-voltage mode; a data driver which provides a data voltage to the display panel; a gate driver which sequentially applies gate signals to the display panel in response to a first gate control signal or a second gate control signal; and a timing controller which provides the first gate control signal to the gate driver in the normal mode, and provides the second gate control signal to the gate driver in the low-voltage mode, where the second gate control signal has a frequency less than the first gate control signal and has a high period having a length substantially equal to a length of a high period of the first gate control signal.07-05-2012
20120169697CONTROL CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF FLAT PANEL DISPLAY - A control circuit and a method for charge sharing are provided. The control circuit and method are applied to a flat panel display including a plurality of pixel units. The control circuit includes a power supply unit, a data driver, a first switch set, a second switch set, a second switch set, and a timing controller. The control method includes steps of: outputting a first control signal to optionally switch on the switches in the first switch set in a first duration to re-allocate charges stored in the plurality of pixel units; and outputting a second control signal to optionally switch on the switches in the second switch set in a second duration to discharge charges stored in the plurality of pixel units via the voltage output pin.07-05-2012
20120169696Electrophoretic display apparatus and method of driving the same - An electrophoretic display apparatus and a method of driving the same. Gradation display using pulse amplitude modulation (PAM) may be achieved using a gate pulse having a pulse width and a voltage level that are set not to fully charge a parasitic capacitance component of a switching transistor included in each pixel.07-05-2012
20100289788ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device is provided that includes a plurality of unit circuits and a scanning line drive circuit. Each of the plurality of unit circuits includes a light emitting element, a drive transistor, a light emitting control transistor, and a switching element. Each of the plurality of scanning lines includes a light emitting control line. The scanning line drive circuit includes a first light emitting control line drive circuit connected to one end of the light emitting control line; and a second light emitting control line drive circuit connected to the other end of the light emitting control line. The first and second light emitting control line drive circuits supply the light emitting control signal to the light emitting control line from both ends thereof at a predetermined timing.11-18-2010
20100289787Display apparatus and driving controlling method - Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including, a pixel array section including a plurality of pixels disposed in rows and columns, and a number of power supply lines and scanning lines equal to the number of the rows of the pixels, each of the power supply lines being wired commonly to those of the pixels which are juxtaposed in a direction of a row.11-18-2010
20100245320DISPLAY DEVICE - An object of the invention is to reduce the size of a decoder circuit of a display device. A decoder circuit which outputs voltages corresponding to 8-bit digital values includes a predecoder section, which includes an A decoder, B decoder, and C decoder, each of which is configured of a matrix type decoder circuit which carries out a three bits' worth of decoding, and a tournament type decoder circuit which carries out a three bits' worth of decoding, a selection circuit which, having input thereinto three voltages output respectively from the A decoder, B decoder, and C decoder, and applied to three output signal lines, selects two voltages of the three input voltages using a bit with one of the digital values and applies them to two output signal lines, and an intermediate voltage output circuit which, having input thereinto the two voltages selected by the selection circuit, outputs a voltage which is the average of the two voltages.09-30-2010
20100245322DISPLAY DRIVING DEVICE - The amount of communication with an external MCU can be reduced to reduce power consumption, and reduced power consumption and reduced cost can also be anticipated in the external MCU. An MCU first transmits old image data and new image data from image memory to a register by serial communication without modifying the data and with substantially no computational processing thereof. Combinations of waveform data necessary for displaying a color is then stored in a waveform latch circuit from a waveform data shift register and a combination of waveform data is selectively outputted by each of a group of 4-to-1 selectors. Data transmission from the external MCU from the waveform data shift register to the waveform latch circuit is thereby restricted to the initial stage.09-30-2010
20100245323Power Management Integrated Circuit, Power Management Method, and Display Apparatus - Power management integrated circuit and related devices. A clock generator generates a periodic signal. Based on the periodic signal and a feedback signal, a pulse width modulator generates a control signal, based on which a driver drives a power switch. A power terminal is connected to an external capacitor. A linear regulator connected to the power terminal generates and supplies an internal power source. Powered by the internal power source, a bandgap generator provides a bandgap reference voltage. A standby control terminal receives a standby signal. When the standby signal is asserted, the clock generator, the pulse with modulator and the driver are at a disabled state, and the linear regulator and the bandgap generator at an enabled state.09-30-2010
20100245317DEVICE FOR TUNING OUTPUT ENABLE SIGNAL AND METHOD THEREOF - A device for tuning an output enable signal and a method thereof are provided. In the method, a first scan signal and a second scan signal are filtered out according to a duty cycle of the output enable signal, so as to provide a first output scan signal and a second output scan signal. The duty cycle of the output enable signal is increased when a voltage level of the second output scan signal is converted from a disable state to an enable state before a voltage level of the first output scan signal is converted from an enable state to a disable state. Thereby, a rewriting problem is avoided.09-30-2010
20100245321DISPLAY DEVICE AND PORTABLE TERMINAL - A display device includes a first light-transmissive glass plate having a first electrode for connection to a power supply, a second light-transmissive glass plate having a second electrode for connection to the power supply, a light dispersing element sealed between the first and second glass plates for transmitting light when voltage is applied and dispersing the light when the voltage is not applied, a light-transmissive transparent element laminated on the second glass plate and having a predetermined refractive index, a light guide plate laminated on the transparent element and having a refractive index lower than the transparent element for surface-emitting the light toward a side viewed by a user, a light emitting part provided on a lateral side of the light guide plate for emitting light, and a display control part for turning on or off the voltage applied to the first and second electrodes.09-30-2010
20100245318Panel, control method thereof, display device and electronic apparatus - A panel, display device and control method in which pixels each have a light emitting element. The potential of the video signal line is switched to a low potential before writing, a high potential during writing, and an intermediate potential after writing has been performed. Switching of the power supply lines from the high potential to the low potential is performed in a period after the potential of the video signal line has been switched from the high potential to the immediate potential, before the potential of the video signal line is switched from the intermediate potential to the low potential.09-30-2010
20100245314Driving Circuit for Display Panel - The present invention relates to a driving circuit for a display panel, which comprises a pre-charge power supply, a pre-charge switch, a buffer circuit, and a plurality of resistive devices. The pre-charge switch is coupled between the pre-charge power supply and a capacitor of the display panel. The buffer circuit is used for buffering a data signal and producing a buffer signal. The plurality of resistive devices is connected in series and coupled to the buffer circuit, and produces a plurality of driving signals therebetween according to the buffer signal. The driving circuit first closes the pre-charge switch to make the pre-charge power supply charge the capacitor. Then, one of the plurality of driving signals charges the capacitor. Thereby, the driving time can be shortened, and power of the display can be saved by avoiding power consumption on resistors.09-30-2010
20100245329PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL CONTROL CIRCUIT - A method and circuit to control a circuit for addressing at least one line electrode of a plasma display panel having, for each line, a line selection stage formed of two switches in series between two input terminals of the selection stage, the method including alternating use of the two switches of the selection stage of each line to flow a current from or to an inductive element of the addressing circuit without connecting the input terminals together.09-30-2010
20100245325SOURCE DRIVER CHIP - The present disclosure discloses a source driver chip comprising a reference voltage input terminal and a data signal output channel in which an operational amplifier for outputting a data signal is disposed. When at least one of the operational amplifiers is in idle instead of being used for outputting the data signal, the operational amplifier in idle is connected to the reference voltage input terminal and used to amplify a reference voltage inputted to the reference voltage input terminal; or the operational amplifier in idle is connected to an external circuit and used to amplify an external circuit signal other than the reference voltage. The present disclosure can save the operational amplifiers in the peripheral driving circuit, and reduce the cost of the peripheral driving circuit as well as the power consumption.09-30-2010
20100245324DISPLAY APPARATUS AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel circuits; and a signal supply circuit which supplies any one of a potential of a video signal, an extinction potential for extinguishing light-emitting devices, and a high-level potential higher than the extinction potential, wherein each of the plurality of pixel circuits includes a storage capacitor which retains a voltage corresponding to the video signal, a drive transistor which supplies a current based on the voltage retained in the storage capacitor to the corresponding light-emitting device, a light-emitting device which emits light in accordance with the current supplied from the drive transistor, and a write transistor which writes the voltage corresponding to the video signal to the storage capacitor after the potentials supplied by the signal supply circuit in order of the high-level potential and the extinction potential are given to the gate terminal of the drive transistor.09-30-2010
20100245326COMMON ELECTRODE DRIVE CIRCUIT AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A common electrode drive circuit for a liquid crystal display, comprising a plurality of output terminals connected to a plurality of common voltage input terminals of a common electrode layer of the liquid crystal display and adapted for inputting common voltages into the plurality of common voltage input terminals, the common electrode layer driving liquid crystal together with pixel electrodes of the liquid crystal display. The common voltages input by the plurality of output terminals decrease gradually from a data-line beginning end for data signal input to a data-line tail end for data signal input of the liquid crystal display.09-30-2010
20100245313LOW VOLTAGE DRIVER SCHEME FOR INTERFEROMETRIC MODULATORS - A method of driving electromechanical devices such as interferometric modulators includes applying a voltage along a common line to release the electromechanical devices along the common line, followed by applying an address voltage along the common line to actuate selected electromechanical devices along the common line based on voltages applied along segment lines. Hold voltages may be applied along common lines between applications of release and address voltages, and the segment voltages may be selected to be sufficiently small that the segment voltages will not affect the state of the electromechanical devices along other common lines not being written to.09-30-2010
20100245327POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - An object of the present invention is to provide a power supply circuit including a charge-pumping booster section which uses switching elements provided only by N-channel transistors yet does not have a problem of voltage drop by threshold value. In a booster section (09-30-2010
20100245319ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD FOR THE SAME - An organic light emitting display device, and a driving method for the same. The organic light emitting display device, including: a pixel unit configured to display an image corresponding to a data signal, a scan signal, a first power, and a second power; a data driver configured to receive an image signal to output the data signal; a scan driver configured to output the scan signal; a power supply unit configured to receive an input power from an external source to generate the first power and the second power; and a controller configured to output a voltage control signal to control a voltage of the first power and a voltage of the second power and output a first gamma value and a second gamma value in accordance with a voltage of the input power, the first and second gamma values being for controlling a voltage of the data signal.09-30-2010
20120127146Organic Electroluminescent Light Emitting Display Device - In an organic electroluminescent light emitting display device comprising a plurality of pixels each of which includes an organic electroluminescent element emitting light by a current supplied thereto, a plurality of active elements including a first active element which acquires a data signal and a second active element which regulates the current supplied to the organic electroluminescent element in accordance with the data signal, and a capacitive element storing the data signal, the present invention utilizes a part of the capacitive element arranged in one of the pixels for a light shielding member which shields the plurality of active elements arranged the one of the pixels from light emitted by the organic electroluminescent element arranged therein or another pixel adjacent thereto so as to suppress image quality deterioration and smear appearing in an image display area of the organic electroluminescent light emitting display device.05-24-2012
20120127145SOURCE DRIVING CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SOURCE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND OPERATING METHOD OF THE DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device and its operating method are provided. The display device and its driving method are capable of operating at a fail mode according to an image signal. The display device includes a master timing controller that generates a first substituting image signal and a fail operating signal, and a slave timing controller that generates a second substituting image signal in response to the fail operating signal.05-24-2012
20120162179LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a liquid crystal display device provided with a monolithic gate driver, a panel frame area is to be reduced as compared with a conventional configuration so that the device size can be reduced. In a region on an array substrate located outside of a display region, a third metal (06-28-2012
20120162178LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of gate lines (GL06-28-2012
20120162174DRIVING MODULE FOR DIGITAL VISUAL INTERFACE - A driving module for driving a Digital Visual Interface includes an integrated chip, a pull-up resistor unit, and a voltage converter. The pull-up resistor unit includes a plurality of resistors. The voltage converter includes an array of resistors comprising a plurality of resistors and a MOSFET. Each resistor of the array of resistors includes a first end and a second end. The first ends are electrically connected to outputs of the integrated chip, and the second ends are electrically connected to a drain of the MOSFET. A source of the MOSFET is connected to ground, and a gate of the MOSFET is electrically connected to an output of the main board.06-28-2012
20120162173DRIVING METHOD FOR A LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A driving method for a liquid crystal display includes providing a first gate pulse to a first gate line for driving adjacent first and second subpixels to perform charging operations, providing a second gate pulse to a second gate line for driving adjacent third and fourth subpixels to perform charging operations, providing a third gate pulse to a third gate line for driving the second subpixel to perform a charge-sharing operation, and providing a fourth gate pulse to a fourth gate line for driving the fourth subpixel to perform a charge-sharing operation. The first and second gate lines are spaced out at least one gate line. The third gate line is adjacent to the first gate line. The fourth gate line is adjacent to the second gate line. The first gate pulse, the second gate pulse, the third gate pulse and the fourth gate pulse are sequentially triggered.06-28-2012
20100207923MICROPLASMA CURRENT SWITCH - The present invention relates to a microplasma current switch enabling to increase the amount of electric current passing through the microplasma current switch by adjusting the areas of electrodes exposed to plasmas. The present invention includes a plasma discharge space; a plasma generating means installed within the plasma discharge space; an exposed cathode electrode installed within the plasma discharge space; and an exposed anode electrode installed within the plasma discharge space apart from the exposed cathode electrode, wherein the exposed anode electrode is connected electrically to the exposed cathode electrode by generating a plasma, and the exposed area of the exposed anode electrode to the plasma is smaller than that of the exposed cathode electrode.08-19-2010
20100207924APPARATUS FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY UNIT, ELECTROPHORETIC APPARATUS, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND METHOD OF DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY UNIT - An apparatus for driving an electrophoretic display unit includes: a current detector that detects a driving current supplied to or flowing out from the electrophoretic display unit and outputs a detection value corresponding to the driving current; a conversion unit that converts the detection value into a corresponding temperature equivalent value; and a driver that generates a driving control signal of the electrophoretic display unit based on the temperature equivalent value.08-19-2010
20100207920LOW POWER CIRCUIT AND DRIVING METHOD FOR EMISSIVE DISPLAYS - A display system, a driver for driving the display array, method of operating the display system and a pixel circuit in the display system are provided. The driver includes: a bidirectional current source having a convertor coupling to a time-variant voltage, for converting the time-variant voltage to the current. The pixel circuit includes: a transistor for providing a pixel current to a light emitting device; and a storage capacitor electrically coupling to the transistor, the capacitor coupling to a time-variant voltage in a predetermined timing for providing a current based on the time-variant voltage. The method includes: in a first cycle in a programming operation, changing a time-variant voltage provided to a storage capacitor in a pixel circuit, from a reference voltage to a programming voltage, the storage capacitor electrically coupling to a driving transistor for driving a light emitting device; and in a second cycle in the programming operation, maintaining the time-variant voltage at the programming voltage. The method includes: in a programming operation, providing programming data to a pixel circuit from a data line, the pixel circuit including a transistor coupling to the data line and a storage capacitor; and in a driving operation, providing, to the storage capacitor in the pixel circuit via a power supply line, a time-variant voltage for turning on a light emitting device. The pixel circuit, which includes: an organic light emitting diode (OLED) device having an electrode and an OLED layer; and an inter-digitated capacitor having a plurality of layers.08-19-2010
20100207922PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Having a low-cost transparent electrode, the plasma display panel suppresses variations in discharge characteristics between discharge cells and provides high quality image. To attain above, a scan electrode has a scan transparent electrode formed by applying a dispersion liquid containing particles of metal or metal oxide onto a front substrate, and a scan bus electrode on the front substrate. A sustain electrode has a sustain transparent electrode formed by applying a dispersion liquid containing particles of metal or particles of metal oxide onto the front substrate, and a sustain bus electrode on the front substrate. Besides, a discharge gap is formed by a scan bus electrode and a sustain bus electrode. An outer periphery section on a discharge-gap side of a scan transparent electrode overlaps with a scan bus electrode, and an outer periphery section on a discharge-gap side of a sustain transparent electrode overlaps with a sustain bus electrode.08-19-2010
20100207921Driving circuirt and display device including the same - A driving circuit includes a pair of first amplifiers and a pair of second amplifiers for amplifying output signal of the first amplifiers. The input signal of any one of the pair of second amplifiers is input by passing through any one of the pair of first amplifiers. The input signal of the other one of the pair of second amplifiers is input by passing through the other one of the pair of first amplifiers.08-19-2010
20120299898LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The liquid crystal display device (11-29-2012
20120299896PIXEL STRUCTURE AND DISPLAY SYSTEM UTILIZING THE SAME - A pixel structure including a first switching transistor, a setting unit, a capacitor, a driving transistor, a second switching transistor and a luminous element is disclosed. The capacitor is coupled between a first and a second node. The first switching transistor transmits a data signal to the first node according to a scan signal. The driving transistor includes a threshold voltage and a gate coupled to the second node. The second switching transistor includes a gate receiving an emitting signal. The luminous element is coupled to the driving transistor and the second switching transistor in series between a first operation voltage and a second operation voltage. The setting unit controls the voltage levels of the first and the second nodes to compensate the threshold voltage of the driving transistor.11-29-2012
20120299895DRIVING SYSTEM OF DISPLAY PANEL AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A driving system of a display panel and a driving method thereof are provided, in which the display panel includes a plurality of pixel units, and the driving system includes a timing controller and a voltage generator. The timing controller is used for detecting data values of the pixel units, and calculating difference values between the data values of every two pixel units, in which the calculated pixel units are in successive rows. The timing controller obtains an aggregation value of absolute values of the difference values, and then provides a related control signal to the voltage generator according to whether the aggregation value reaches a threshold value. The voltage generator provides a common voltage or provides a compensation voltage to a common electrode according to content of the control signal.11-29-2012
20110181578IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - An image display apparatus has a driver circuit which generates drive voltage for driving a display panel; and a drive power supply circuit which supplies power supply voltage and reference voltage for specifying a value of the drive voltage to the driver circuit. The drive power supply circuit comprises a reference voltage conversion unit which changes the reference voltage value according to a control voltage value; and a power supply voltage conversion unit which changes the power supply voltage value according to the control voltage value, or the reference voltage value output from the reference voltage conversion unit, so that both the power supply voltage and the reference voltage decrease or increase.07-28-2011
20110181577Drive circuit and drive method - A drive circuit and drive method for lowering electrical current consumption by stopping individual operational amplifiers during writing onto pixels. The drive circuit of an embodiment of the present invention is comprised of a plurality of amplifier circuits formed for each different generated voltage potential based on a reference voltage; and a control unit for grouping a plurality of amplifier circuits to output adjacent gradation voltage into groups of two or more, and controlling individually turning single amplifier circuit and all other amplifier circuits in each group on and off.07-28-2011
20110181576ELECTRONIC PAPER DEVICE - An electronic paper device is provided. The electronic paper device includes a conductive layer, a number of pixel electrodes, an electrophoretic ink layer, a common electrode layer, a voltage detection unit, and a processing unit. Each pixel electrode corresponds to a coordinate of a coordinate system. The electrophoretic ink layer is electrically connected between the number of pixel electrodes and the common electrode layer. The conductive layer and the common electrode layer have a different voltage when the electronic paper device is powered on. When the user touches the electronic paper device and causes the conductive layers to contact a pixel electrode corresponding to the touch position, the pixel electrode obtains the voltage of the conductive layer and an electric field is form between the pixel electrode and the common electrode layer. This causes the color to change at the position that is corresponding to the touched position.07-28-2011
20110181575Matrix-Addressable Display Device - A matrix-addressable display device having a plurality of pixel areas (07-28-2011
20110181574Controlled Light Source Startup in a Display - Briefly, in accordance with one or more embodiments, a display is powered on to display a projected image, and the operation of one or more display elements are ramped up until a stabilized state is reached. During said ramping up, a light source of the display is powered display at less than full power until the stabilized state is reached. While the light source is operating at less than full power, a splash screen may be displayed. After the stabilized state is reached, the light source can then be operated at or near full power. By providing a light output that is less than full power during ramp up, the display does not need to wait until the stabilized state is reached before the light source is powered on. As a result, the projector provides an output earlier in time to cue to the user that the projector is operating.07-28-2011
20110181573Power-Off Control Circuit and Liquid Crystal Display Panel Comprising the Same - A power-off control circuit adapted in a LCD panel comprising a gate pulse modulator and a level shifter is provided. The power-off control circuit comprises a logic gate and a control switch. The logic gate comprises a first input to receive an internal power supply, a second input to receive a power state signal and a logic output to generate a control signal. When the power supply is on, the internal power supply is on and the power state signal is in a first state to make the control signal turn off the control switch. When the power supply is off, the internal power supply is on and the power state signal is in a second state to make the control signal turn on the control switch to make the gate pulse modulator makes pixels of a pixel array to perform a discharge activity.07-28-2011
20110181572ELECTRONIC DEVICES OPERABLE TO USE ADJUSTED DATA SIGNALS AND PROCESSES OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME - A first electronic device can include a radiation-emitting component; and a processor operable to receive an input data signal for the radiation-emitting component, receive performance information generated from a second electronic device, wherein the first electronic device and the second electronic device were fabricated in a same batch, and generate an adjusted data signal using the input data signal and the performance information. Processes of making and using the electronic devices are also disclosed.07-28-2011
20120212472LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, a liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer, scanning lines, signal lines, pixel switches, first electrodes, a scanning line drive circuit, a second electrode, a voltage supply wiring, a control mechanism, a first switching mechanism, a second switching mechanism, and an output timing switching mechanism. The output timing switching mechanism is configured to simultaneously output a second scanning signal of switching the pixel switch into conductive state to the scanning lines, based on the control signal.08-23-2012
20120212471DRIVING CIRCUIT AND VOLTAGE GENERATING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY UNIT USING THE SAME - To provide a liquid crystal display capable of implementing a symmetrical frame and a narrower frame without lowering drive capability of a common drive circuit.08-23-2012
20120133632OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER AND DISPLAY DRIVING CIRCUIT USING THE SAME - An operation amplifier, coupled to a control unit, includes: a differential input pair, coupled to an input signal and an output signal; a bias current source, couple to the differential input pair; an output stage, coupled to the bias current source; and a clamp circuit, coupled to the output stage. In discharge, when the control circuit is temporarily short circuit, an internal charge share inside the operational amplifier transiently lowers a first node voltage of the output stage and the clamp circuit pulls high the first node voltage of the output stage. In charge, when the control circuit is temporarily short circuit, an internal charge share inside the operational amplifier transiently pulls high a second node voltage of the output stage and the clamp circuit pulls low the second node voltage of the output stage.05-31-2012
20120133631SOURCE DRIVER OUTPUT CIRCUIT OF FLAT PANEL DISPLAY DEVICE - In a source driver output circuit of a flat panel display device, first and second latch units receive image data and store the received image data. A D/A converter converts the image data into a data voltage. An output buffer unit outputs the data voltage to a data line. A switching control unit decides whether or not the data voltages of two image data of the same channel among image data of horizontal lines adjacent to each other, stored in the first and second latch units, belong to the same grayscale voltage range, and outputs a switching control signal based on the decided result. A multiplexer unit selects a pre-charge voltage in response to the switching control signal or continuously maintains a connection state between a corresponding channel of the output buffer unit and the corresponding data line.05-31-2012
20120133633DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND METHOD OF DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device is provided having improved reliability compared with the related art. The display device includes, for each pixel: a photo-emission element and a first MOS transistor connected in series between a first power source line and a second power source line; a capacitor connected to be inserted between a gate and a source of the first MOS transistor; and a second MOS transistor connected to be inserted between a signal line to be applied with a image signal voltage and the gate of the first MOS transistor, the second MOS transistor being controlled by a scan signal to change between ON-state and OFF-state, wherein ON-period of the first transistor is established within a period in which the photo-emission element is maintained to an extinction state and the signal line is applied with a voltage having a fixed level independent from the image signal voltage.05-31-2012
20120218247PIXEL CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - In a display device including a pixel circuit having a transistor with a low electron mobility, low power consumption is realized without decreasing an aperture ratio. An liquid crystal capacitor element (Clc) is formed between a pixel circuit (08-30-2012
20120218241DRIVING METHOD FOR IMPROVING STABILITY IN MOTFTs - A method of driving a display device includes providing an array of pixels including rows and columns of pixels, each pixel including a switching/driving transistor circuit and at least one light emitting device. Each row of pixels has a scan line and each column of pixels has a data line. The method further includes defining a frame period during which each pixel in the array of pixels is addressed and dividing the frame period into a write subframe, a display subframe, and a rest subframe. A scan pulse is supplied to each scan line, a data signal to each data line and the light emitting devices are disabled during the write subframe. The light emitting devices are enabled during the display subframe and the switching/driving transistor circuits are disabled. A rest pulse is supplied to all scan lines and the light emitting devices are disabled during the rest subframe.08-30-2012
20120313915THIN-FILM TRANSISTOR (TFT) ARRAY AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY (LCD) PANEL THEREOF - A thin-film transistor (TFT) array and a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel thereof are described. The TFT array includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of pixel units and a plurality of control transistors. When the control transistor turns on and a video signal is transmitted to the pixel unit, the second sub-pixel of another pixel unit is charged. When the gate electrode of the control transistor turns off and the switching transistor of the second sub-pixel of another pixel unit turns on, the second sub-pixel of another pixel unit charges the first sub-pixel of another pixel unit.12-13-2012
20120162175PIXEL UNIT OF ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE AND DISPLAY PANEL USING THE SAME - A pixel unit for driving an organic light emitting diode (OLED) is disclosed. The pixel unit includes a driving transistor, a compensating capacitor, a selecting switch module, a power switch and a configuration switch. One terminal of the compensating capacitor is coupled to a gate of the driving transistor. The selecting switch module provides the ground voltage or the compensating voltage to the other terminal of the compensating capacitor according to a first control signal. The power switch is coupled between a power voltage and a drain of the driving transistor and is controlled by a second control signal. The configuration switch receives the first control signal for controlling a connecting configuration of the driving transistor. The pixel unit is driven according to the first and the second control signals for compensating threshold voltage shifting of the OLED and the driving transistor.06-28-2012
20120212470Method and apparatus for driving an electronic display and a system comprising an electronic display - A device (B) is described for driving a bistable display (A). The device includes a processor (08-23-2012
20120313920LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device (12-13-2012
20120313918LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - This disclosure provides a liquid crystal display panel, comprising a first polarizer sheet, a liquid crystal layer and a second polarizer sheet from the bottom up in this order. A first biaxial ¼ wave plate and a first biaxial ½ wave plate for expanding the wavelength range of the first biaxial ¼ wave plate are provided, in order from the top down, between the liquid crystal layer and the first polarizer sheet; and a second biaxial ¼ wave plate and a second biaxial ½ wave plate for expanding the wavelength range of the second biaxial ¼ wave plate are, in order from the bottom up, between the liquid crystal layer and the second polarizer sheet.12-13-2012
20120169701READOUT INTEGRATED CIRCUIT FOR A TOUCH SCREEN - A readout integrated circuit (ROIC) for a touch screen, the readout integrated circuit includes: a touch sensor unit configured to include a plurality of touch sensors which are arranged in a matrix form having rows and columns in an inside or outside of a touch screen panel (TSP); a plurality of sensing blocks configured to sense an electrical change in each of the touch sensors, to convert the electrical change into a voltage value, and to store the voltage value; a delta circuit unit configured to receive a difference between two sensing voltage values stored in two sensing blocks, respectively, which are spaced by a predetermined distance and selected from among the plurality of sensing blocks, and to produce a delta (Δ) voltage; and an analog-to-digital converter configured to convert an analog signal output from the delta circuit unit into an N-bit digital signal (wherein, “N” is a natural number).07-05-2012
20120169700DISPLAY DEVICE, NONUNIFORMITY COMPENSATION METHOD AND COMPUTER PROGRAM - Provided is a display device including a display unit wherein a pixel having a pixel circuit for controlling current to be applied to emitting elements depending on the emitting elements that spontaneously emits depending on current volume, and a video signal, the scanning line that supplies the pixel with a selection signal which chooses a pixel to emit in a predetermined scanning period, a data line that supplies the pixel with the video signal are configured to be arranged in matrix, a first nonuniformity compensation unit that compensates emission unevenness to the video signal with linear characteristics, and a second nonuniformity compensation unit that compensates emission unevenness under a predetermined area to the video signal with gamma characteristics.07-05-2012
20120169695TIMING CONTROL CIRCUIT AND FLAT DISPLAY APPARATUS USING SAME - A timing control circuit includes a gate voltage supply module, a control module and a gate voltage adjusting module. The gate voltage supplying module generates and outputs a gate voltage. The control module outputs at least one control signal following a variation of time during a period for displaying a frame of image. The gate voltage adjusting module is electrically connected both to the gate voltage supply module and the control module, and adjusts a change rate of an original gate voltage on a junction between the gate voltage adjusting module and the gate voltage supply module according to the at least one control signal. The change rate of the original gate voltage is gradually decreasing or increasing, and the gate voltage output is relative to the original gate voltage. A flat display apparatus using the timing control circuit is also provided.07-05-2012
20120169693PIXEL DRIVING CIRCUIT OF AN ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE - A pixel driving circuit of an organic light emitting diode includes a first switch, a capacitor, a transistor, a second switch, a third switch and an organic light emitting diode. The operation of the pixel driving circuit includes three stages of resetting, data writing, and emitting. The pixel driving circuit is able to reset the transistor for de-trapping holes at stages of resetting and data writing. The image retention caused by the transistor hysteresis may be improved.07-05-2012
20120249512PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is a pixel circuit which includes a plurality of subpixel circuits and which makes it possible to suppress overshooting of electric potentials of the subpixel circuits to a small level. A pixel circuit (PIX10-04-2012
20120212473TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes a display panel, light emitting elements, a temperature detector, and an image processing circuit. The light emitting elements are disposed in a matrix form on the display panel, a luminance of light emitting elements being controlled by a current value. The temperature detector detects a rise in temperature caused by a consumption power of a driver08-23-2012
20120176360DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT - A display device includes: a pixel array section; and a drive section, the pixel array section including scan lines, signal lines, pixels, and power lines, the drive section including a main scanner, a drive scanner, and a signal selector, wherein each of the pixels includes a light-emitting element, sampling transistor, drive transistor, and holding capacitor.07-12-2012
20120313914PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A plasma display panel has a display region and a non-display region formed around the display region. The rear plate has data electrode that applies a drive voltage to the rear plate, a dummy electrode that is in parallel with the data electrode and does not apply a drive voltage to the rear plate, an insulating layer that coats the data electrode and the dummy electrode, and a plurality of horizontal barrier ribs formed on the insulating layer and orthogonal to the data electrodes. The data electrode is arranged in the display region and the non-display region. The dummy electrode is arranged in the non-display region. An outermost horizontal barrier rib is arranged in the non-display region. The outermost horizontal barrier rib is opposed to the data electrode via the insulating layer, and is not opposed to the dummy electrode.12-13-2012
20120176359DRIVING DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display of a charge sharing mode comprises a control device for turning on the gates on the gate line in the black frame insertion timing. Each gate line of the liquid crystal display panel is connected with the control device. In the black insertion timing, the control device outputs to the gate line connected thereto a first control signal for controlling the gates on the gate line to be turned on, and the black frame insertion timing is a time when charge sharing is conducted among data lines from the gates on the gate line are turned off in the current frame until they are turned on in the next frame.07-12-2012
20120075279LEVEL SHIFTER CIRCUIT, SCANNING LINE DRIVER AND DISPLAY DEVICE - An object of the present invention is to achieve a scanning line drive device which allows further reduction of circuit scale and production costs. A gate driver (03-29-2012
20120075278ORGANIC EL DISPLAY - According to one embodiment, an organic EL display includes a substrate and a pixel. The pixel is disposed on the substrate and includes a first color displaying portion and a second color displaying portion. The first color displaying portion has a first organic light emitting layer. The second color displaying portion has a second organic light emitting layer having an emission spectrum different from an emission spectrum of the first organic light emitting layer. The first color displaying portion has two sub-pixels. One of the two sub-pixels has a color filter.03-29-2012
20100271361IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A display apparatus is provided which includes a display panel, a signal board for processing an image signal used in an image display, and a power source board for supplying power from a power source to the signal board and the display panel. The signal board and the power source board are disposed in a horizontal direction relative to the display panel, and a projection portion, being disposed higher above a surface of the power source board than a circuit element of the power source board and not being connected with a member opposing to a mounting side of the circuit element, is provided on the surface of the power source board where the circuit element is mounted.10-28-2010
20100271360Bi-Stable Display, Frame Updating Method and Timing Control Method thereof - A bi-stable display, frame updating method and timing sequence controlling method thereof are disclosed. The frame updating method of the bi-stable display includes the steps of comparing a difference of source driver output voltages of adjacent frames of image updating period with a preset threshold, and determining parameter value of each transitional state of the adjacent frames when the difference equal or greater than the preset threshold for controlling level of source driver output voltage. Accordingly, the effects such as signal interference, reduction of image quality resulted from switching between high voltage levels directly and rapidly and excessive power consumption may be eliminated.10-28-2010
20100026675DRIVING METHOD OF PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for driving a plasma display device, wherein a plurality of sub-frames is classified into first-type and second-type sub-frames. In each reset period of the first-type sub-frames, a gradient voltage pulse having an reverse polarity to that of a final gradient voltage pulse is applied between first and second electrodes prior to the final gradient voltage pulse, while in each reset period of the second-type sub-frames, the gradient voltage having the reverse polarity to that of the final gradient voltage pulse is not applied between the first and second electrodes. There is a plurality of first-type sub-frames in one frame, and the attained voltage of a gradient voltage pulse of reverse polarity included in at least one first-type sub-frame among the plurality of first-type sub-frames differs from that of the gradient voltage pulse of reverse polarity in other first-type sub-frame.02-04-2010
20120249509PIXEL CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME - According to an example embodiment, a pixel circuit for driving a display unit includes a plurality of capacitive devices, a first switching device and a second switching device. The plurality of capacitive devices are configured to apply a driving voltage to the display unit. The first switching device is configured to selectively supply a data signal to a first capacitive device of the plurality of capacitive devices based on a first scan signal. The second switching device is configured to selectively supply the data signal to a second capacitive device of the plurality of capacitive devices based on a second scan signal.10-04-2012
20120249508BISTABLE DISPLAY AND METHOD OF DRIVING A PANEL THEREOF - A bistable display and a method of driving a panel thereof are provided. The bistable display includes a bistable display panel and a driving device. The bistable display panel at least has a first pixel and a second pixel, and these two pixels share a data line. The driving device is coupled to the bistable display panel, and used for providing different source driving waveforms to the first pixel and the second pixel respectively.10-04-2012
20120249506METHOD OF DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL LENS, LIQUID CRYSTAL LENS MODULE FOR PERFORMING THE METHOD AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE LIQUID CRYSTAL LENS MODULE - A method of driving liquid crystal lens includes identifying a driving mode and driving unit lenses of the liquid crystal lens. The driving mode includes a two-dimensional (“2D”) mode and a three-dimensional (“3D”) mode. Driving timings of the unit lenses are different from each other in the 3D mode.10-04-2012
20120249513DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device of the present invention includes: pixels, each of which is provided with first to fourth transistors (Tr), and a light-emitting element, each pixel being configured so that a control terminal of the first Tr is connected to a first control line, a control terminal of the fourth Tr is connected to a scanning line, (iii) a first electrically-conductive terminal of the fourth Tr is connected to a data line, a first electrically-conductive terminal of the second Tr is connected to a first power supply line via the first Tr, a control terminal of the second Tr is connected to the data line via the fourth Tr and to a terminal of the light-emitting element via a capacitor, the terminal of the light-emitting element, a second electrically-conductive terminal of the second Tr, a first electrically-conductive terminal of the third Tr, and a control terminal of the third Tr are connected to each other; and a second control line (AZC) shared commonly by at least two pixels among the pixels, the at least two pixels being such that the fourth transistors Tr of the at least two pixels are connected to different scanning lines, and second electrically-conductive terminals of the third transistors Tr of the at least two pixels are connected to the second control line, the at least two pixels being such that the third transistors of the at least two pixels are concurrently turned ON, after the first transistors of the at least two pixels are sequentially turned OFF. This makes it possible that the number of control lines of an organic EL display is decreased.10-04-2012
20120313919LCD CONTROLLER AND LCD CONTROL METHOD - A liquid crystal display (LCD) controller includes a plurality of segment/key source control circuits connected with an LCD panel and a key matrix through a plurality of segment/key source terminals, to periodically output a signal for one frame which contains a display output period and a key source output period. The plurality of segment/key source control circuits output segment signals having display drive voltages indicating a maximum value, a minimum value, and intermediate values between the maximum value and the minimum value. The plurality of segment/key source control circuits output first key scan pulse signals varying between maximum and minimum values to the plurality of segment/key source terminals during the key source output period in a key scan state when the key matrix has been operated, and then, second key scan pulse signals obtained by inverting the first key scan pulse signals to the corresponding segment/key source terminal.12-13-2012
20120313917CONSTANT CURRENT DRIVING CIRCUIT AND LIGHT EMITTING DIODE BACKLIGHT APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A constant current driving circuit includes a control integrated circuit which generates a switching signal, a switching device which switches an input power supply voltage based on the switching signal, a rectifying diode which rectifies a current of the input power supply voltage, a smoothing inductor which smoothes the current of the input power supply voltage, and a smoothing condenser which outputs an output current. The control integrated circuit includes a reference signal generator which generates a reference signal having information about a target constant current, a comparator which compares the current of the input power supply voltage with the reference signal, a flip-flop circuit which outputs a flip-flop signal having information about a time period during which a set state is maintained, and a delay circuit which outputs the switching signal to the switching device based on the flip-flop signal to control the switching device.12-13-2012
20120313916DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A display apparatus includes a plasma display panel comprising a scan electrode, a sustain electrode, and an address electrode, an integrated driver applying a driving voltage to the scan electrode and the sustain electrode, a data driver applying a driving voltage to the address electrode, and a controller applying a sustain pulse to the scan electrode and the sustain electrode and applying a predetermined constant voltage or higher to the address electrode in a sustain period.12-13-2012
20120229440E-PAPER BASED DIGITAL DOCUMENT DISPLAY DEVICE THAT RETRIEVES UPDATES AUTMATICALLY - A digital document display device capable of displaying a document, retrieving updates, sharing locally with other devices, managing document displays in other digital document display devices in proximity, etc. A e-paper based display unit of the digital document display device is configured to read and display the display image. A motion detector unit helps detect human motion, so that the digital document display device may be set to a low power mode, or powered off, etc. if no humans are detected in the vicinity. A renewable energy power unit is also provided.09-13-2012
20120256895DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device (10-11-2012
20120223928METHOD FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORESIS DISPLAY DEVICE - A method for driving an electrophoresis display device includes applying a reset voltage having a first polarity to electrophoresis material of the display device for at least one frame period to display a reset image, applying a first gradation voltage having a second polarity opposite to the first polarity to the electrophoresis material for one frame period to display a first grey image after the reset image is displayed, applying a second gradation voltage having the second polarity to the electrophoresis material corresponding to at least one pixel region of the display device for at least two frame periods to display a second grey image, after the first grey image is displayed; and applying a third gradation voltage having the first polarity to the electrophoresis material corresponding to at least one pixel region for one frame period to display a third grey image, after the second grey image is displayed.09-06-2012
20120256894BACK LIGHT UNIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME - A backlight unit includes a DC-DC converter; a voltage control unit which controls output voltage of the DC-DC converter; a plurality of unit light emitting diode arrays; and current deviation compensating unit in connection with input terminals of the plurality of unit light emitting diode arrays. The current deviation compensating unit receives the controlled voltage of the voltage control unit and transfers a feedback signal to the voltage control unit based on the received voltage, and actively compensates a current deviation generated by electrical characteristics of the plurality of unit light emitting diode arrays and transfers the compensated current deviation to the input terminals of the plurality of unit light emitting diode arrays.10-11-2012
20120256896DISPLAY MODULE, AND CELLULAR PHONE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE PROVIDED WITH DISPLAY MODULE - It is an object to achieve downsizing and a thin shape of a display module and an electronic device provided with the display module. The display module includes a first display panel in which a first display screen is formed on one main side; and a second display panel that is smaller than and overlapped with the first display panel, in which a second display screen is formed on an opposite side of the one main side. The display module includes, over a sealing substrate of the first display panel and/or the second display panel, at least one integrated circuit, which is connected to input terminals of the first display panel and the second display panel and controls operation of the both panels, arranged in a peripheral portion of the second display panel, which is a surface on an opposite side of a display surface of the first display panel.10-11-2012
20120188215ELECTROMECHANICAL DEVICES WITH VARIABLE MECHANICAL LAYERS - An electromechanical systems array includes a substrate and a plurality of electromechanical systems devices. Each electromechanical systems device includes a stationary electrode, a movable electrode, and an air gap defined between the stationary electrode and the movable electrode, where the air gap defines open and collapsed states. At least two different electromechanical systems device types correspond to finished devices having different sized air gaps when in the open state. Each electromechanical systems device further includes a primary mechanical layer of a common thickness along with one or more mechanical sub-layers with a different cumulative thickness for each of the at least two different electromechanical systems device types. The mechanical sub-layers can be deposited for use as etch stops during processing of the air gap. The different air gap sizes of each electromechanical systems device type can correspond to a different mechanical sub-layer thickness.07-26-2012
20120188218LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVE METHOD FOR LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A memory-type liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel including memory circuits, and conducts a refresh operation more than once during a display holding period after rewriting of a screen. The memory-type liquid crystal display device increases at least one of (i) a frequency at which the screen is rewritten and (ii) a frequency at which the refresh operation is conducted during the display holding period as an intensity of light received by the liquid crystal panel increases. This allows the memory-type liquid crystal display device to reduce power consumption while keeping its display quality.07-26-2012
20120188216DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING SECURITY FUNCTION - A display device includes a display panel, a module frame having first and second contact pins, and a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) having first and second pads connectable with the first and second contact pins of the module frame, respectively, in a contacting state and disconnectable therewith in a non-contacting state. The first and second contact pins are electrically connected to each other. The PCB includes a circuit block in a non-operational state when the first and second pads are in the non-contacting state with the first and second contact pins of the module frame, respectively.07-26-2012
20090021505DISPLAY DRIVING CIRCUIT - The present invention relates to a display driving circuit, which includes a latch-up prevention unit, thus preventing the occurrence of latch-up. The display driving circuit according to the present invention includes first to third voltage generation units configured to receive an externally applied input voltage having a same magnitude and generate respective voltages having different magnitudes, and a latch-up prevention unit connected to the second voltage generation unit and configured to receive a lower voltage among voltages output from the second voltage generation unit and to ground the lower voltage for a preset period of time. Accordingly, the second driving voltage output from the second voltage generation unit is connected to the latch-up prevention unit, including a plurality of switching means connected to the ground, and is grounded for a preset period of time, thus preventing the occurrence of latch-up and reducing the size of the driving circuit.01-22-2009
20090021504Display apparatus integrated with power line communication function - A display apparatus integrated with power line communication function includes a port, a power line communication module, a signal processing controller, a displayer and a display driving module. The port is for connecting a device that stores or provides a digital image data. The power line communication module includes a power supply unit and a network connecting port, and the power supply unit obtains the operating power of the display apparatus from a power line, and the network connecting port connects a network apparatus through the power line for carrying out data transmission. The digital image data processed and outputted by the signal processing controller is displayed by the display driving module and the displayer.01-22-2009
20120081351DISPLAY DEVICE AND TELEVISION RECEIVER - It is an object of the present invention to provide a display device that can be provided as a final product such as a television receiver simply by assembling a display panel and a backlight and can prevent or suppress scratches due to swing or the like of an optical member. A display device 04-05-2012
20120081350CAPACITIVE-LOAD DRIVING CIRCUIT AND PLASMA DISPLAY APPARATUS USING THE SAME - A plasma display apparatus including a capacitive load and a driving circuit is provided. The plasma display apparatus includes a driving power source supplying a drive voltage to the capacitive load and a reference potential terminal supplying a reference potential to the capacitive load. A drive IC is coupled to the driving power source.04-05-2012
20120081348METHOD FOR ELIMINATING ROW OR COLUMN ROUTING ON ARRAY PERIPHERY - The present disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus to facilitate edge routing among a plurality of microelectromechanical devices arranged in a mosaic or array. In one aspect, the disclosed implementations modify the construction of a movable layer, such that portions of the movable layer, in addition to serving their original functions, also facilitate routing from a single edge of the device. In some implementations, portions of the movable layer are re-oriented to achieve edge routing, while in others, the orientation remains the same but electrical connections are altered.04-05-2012
20120081347LOW POWER INVERSION SCHEME WITH MINIMIZED NUMBER OF OUTPUT TRANSITIONS - A method and system for an inversion driving scheme for pixels in a display. Column drivers may drive first voltages to columns of a pixel array in a display during a first period of a frame and drive inverses of the first voltages to columns of the pixel array during a second period of a frame. Row drivers may alternately drive even and odd rows during the first and seconds periods. Additionally, data for display on the display may be arranged such that data is transmitted to the odd and even rows of pixels in conjunction with the alternate activation of the rows and columns. This data rearrangement may be accomplished through the use of a graphics processing unit or local frame buffer coupled with a timing controller.04-05-2012
20120280958ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY APARATUS AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - In an electrophoretic display apparatus, a first substrate includes a plurality of pixels each including at least two sub-pixels which display colors different from each other, and a second substrate which faces the first substrate and includes a reference electrode corresponding to a boundary between adjacent sub-pixels in each pixel. An electrophoretic material is between the first substrate and the second substrate. A barrier wall is between the first substrate and the second substrate, and defines the pixels.11-08-2012
20120262437POWER SUPPLY UNIT AND A METHOD FOR OPERATING THE SAME - A power supply unit includes a boost converter having an input node and output node. The output node is coupled to a high-side of an H-bridge that is for supplying power to a capacitive load that is coupled to a first node and to a second node of the H-bridge. A first diode is coupled in forward direction between the first node of the H-bridge and the input node of the boost converter. A second diode is coupled in forward direction between the second node of the H-bridge and the input node of the boost converter.10-18-2012
20120262436CONTROLLER DRIVER FOR DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL - A controller driver for driving a display panel is provided. The controller driver comprises a timing control circuit, a data memory unit, a data selection unit and a data line driver circuit. The data memory unit stores image data. The data selection unit coupled to the data memory unit outputs the image data provided from the data memory unit as a display data, or generates the display data in accordance with a command or test patterns provided from an external processor. The data line driver circuit is coupled to the timing control circuit and the data selection unit. The data line driver circuit receives the display data from the data selection unit, and outputs corresponding grayscale voltages according to the control signal outputted from the timing control circuit.10-18-2012
20120262438SHIFT REGISTER UNIT, SHIFT REGISTER, DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY - The disclosure discloses a shift register unit, a shift register, a display panel and a display, and belongs to display driving technology. The shift register unit comprises: twelve transistors M10-18-2012
20120229439THIN FILM TRANSISTOR ARRAY PANEL - A thin film transistor array panel, according to an embodiment of the present invention, includes a first data line, a second data line neighboring the first data line, a transistor disposed in a region between the first data line and the second data line, and a pixel electrode disposed close to the second data line among the first and second data lines. An extension of the pixel electrode may cross the second data line, thereby being connected to the transistor. Accordingly, it may not be necessary to use an additional connecting member between the pixel electrode and the data line such that the process may be shortened and the structure of the wiring may be simplified. Also, the spatial utility may be increased to improve the degree of integration.09-13-2012
20120229437ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY - An organic light emitting display is disclosed. According to some aspects, the display includes a substrate having a display region and a peripheral region that surrounds the display region. The display further includes a pixel in the display region, and a contact unit in the peripheral region. The contact unit is configured to receive a common power signal from an external power source. A wiring line unit on the substrate provides a driving signal to the pixel. The pixel includes a first electrode provided on the substrate, an organic light emitting layer provided on the first electrode, and a second electrode that protrudes toward the contact unit on a plane to be electrically coupled to the contact unit. As a result, the area in which the second electrode overlaps the wiring line unit in the peripheral region is reduced and the parasitic capacitance that may be generated between the second electrode and the wiring line may be reduced.09-13-2012
20120229438ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electro-optical device includes a scanning line, a data line intersecting with each other, a pixel circuit which is provided corresponding to the intersection thereof, and a wire. The pixel circuit includes a light emitting element, one transistor which controls a current flowing to the light emitting element, and the other transistor of which conduction state is controlled according to a scanning signal which is supplied to the scanning line between a gate node of the one transistor and the data line. The wire is provided between the data line and the one transistor.09-13-2012
20120229436DRIVER FOR PAGE TRANSITIONS IN AN ELECTRONIC PAPER DEVICE - A system and a method for updating an electronic paper display are disclosed. A memory includes a waveform table and a transition matrix including multiple pixels, each representing a pixel of the electronic paper display. A page transition display system is coupled to the memory and identifies waveforms from the waveform table associated with multiple transition matrix pixels by processing multiple transition matrix pixels in parallel. For example, the page transition display system loads multiple transition matrix pixels into a register and accesses the waveform table using the contents of the register. Using the identified waveforms, the page transition display system generates control signals used to modify the electronic paper device.09-13-2012
20100253665CURRENT BALANCING APPARATUS, POWER SUPPLY APPARATUS, LIGHTING APPARATUS, AND CURRENT BALANCING METHOD THEREOF - A current balancing apparatus, a power supply apparatus, a lighting apparatus, and a current balancing method for preventing luminance imbalance are provided. The current balancing apparatus includes a balancer for balancing an AC current and a rectifier for generating a DC current by rectifying the balanced current. Hence, the luminance imbalance caused by dispersion of a light source can be addressed.10-07-2010
20100321364TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A transflective liquid crystal display (TR LCD) including a display panel, a first reference voltage line and a second reference voltage line is disclosed. The display panel includes: a plurality of scan lines; a plurality of data lines, disposed substantially perpendicularly to the scan lines; a plurality of pixels arranged in an array, respectively coupled to a corresponding data line and a corresponding scan line. Each pixel has a transparent area and a reflection area, and each row of pixels is divided by definition into a first pixel-group and a second pixel-group. The above-mentioned first reference voltage line and second reference voltage line are respectively coupled to the reflection areas of the pixels of the first pixel-group and the second pixel-group of each row of pixels for respectively receiving a first reference voltage signal and a second reference voltage signal, wherein both the reference voltage signals are time-varying or periodic.12-23-2010
20110122121SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE - The present invention provides a semiconductor device in which a power line is not affected by noise due to a voltage drop caused by instantaneous high-current consumption in the buffer portion and that has no possibility that a logic portion malfunctions. In a case where the same potential is supplied to a logic portion and a buffer portion, by a method in which separate FPC terminals are used for the logic portion and the buffer portion, or by a method in which the FPC terminal is shared but a power line is branched for the logic portion and the buffer portion at a point close to the FPC terminal, a problem that the logic portion is affected by noise generated by a voltage drop of the power line due to instantaneous high-current consumption in the buffer portion can be prevented.05-26-2011
20110122119ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - Disclosed are an organic light emitting diode display, which can reduce image sticking caused by the deterioration of an organic light emitting diode, and a driving method thereof. The organic light emitting diode display comprises: a display panel comprising a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix at intersections of gate line portions and data line portions and each having an organic light emitting diode; a memory for storing compensation data; a timing controller for modulating input digital video data based on the compensation data and generating modulated data; and a data driving circuit for, during compensation driving, generating the compensation data to compensate for a difference in the deterioration of the organic light emitting diodes by supplying a sensing voltage to the pixels and sampling the threshold voltage of the organic light emitting diodes, which is fed back from the pixels, and for, during normal driving, converting the modulated data into a data voltage and supplying the data voltage to the pixels.05-26-2011
20110122118DISPLAY DEVICE - To obtain a display device that can perform measurements in a wider range and detect characteristic changes with high accuracy while suppressing the increase in circuit size. The display device includes display elements and a characteristic testing unit that tests characteristics of the display elements, and the characteristic testing unit includes a current supply unit for the display element as a target of test, a reference voltage output unit, an output voltage detecting unit that detects a code of a voltage of the test target display element relative to the reference voltage at each time, and a test control unit that allows the reference voltage output unit to sequentially output the reference voltages in response to the codes and acquires a measurement result of the voltage of the test target display element based on the codes.05-26-2011
20110122117DISPLAY PANEL - A display panel includes an amorphous silicon gate driver in which a lower voltage than the gate-off voltage output from the gate driver is applied to an adjacent stage as a low voltage transmission signal.05-26-2011
20110122116TRANSFLECTIVE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A transflective liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a plurality of pixel units, each pixel unit including a thin film transistor (TFT), a coupling capacitor, a first liquid crystal capacitor, and a second liquid crystal capacitor. The first liquid crystal capacitor is formed by a first common electrode, a liquid crystal layer, and a transmissive electrode, and the second liquid crystal capacitor is formed by a second common electrode, the liquid crystal layer, and a reflective area. The TFT is electrically connected to the first liquid crystal capacitor, and is also electrically connected to the second liquid crystal capacitor via the coupling capacitor.05-26-2011
20110122115REFLECTION-TYPE DISPLAY APPARATUS - A reflection-type display apparatus includes: scan electrodes and signal electrodes that are provided in matrix form; a setting circuit configured to set at least one of scan electrodes as one of a reset line, a writing line and a non select line, the reset line and the writing line being in a selected state, the non select line being in an unselected state; a supply circuit configured to supply image data to at least one of signal electrodes while shifting the reset line, the non select line or the writing line; an extraction circuit configured to extract a writing line corresponding to a pixel which is not changed to a certain display state based on the image data; and a control circuit to set a first scan speed to the extracted writing line, the first scan speed being different from a second scan speed set to an un-extracted writing line.05-26-2011
20110122114LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device includes an array substrate, a counter substrate and a liquid crystal layer held between the array substrate and the counter substrate. A display portion having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix is formed of the substrates and the liquid crystal layer. Each of the pixels includes a pixel electrode and a counter electrode arranged opposing to the pixel electrode. A driving portion is formed on the array substrate to supply a pixel voltage to the pixel electrode. A correcting circuit is formed on the array substrate to correct the voltage supplied to the pixel electrode by adding a predetermined DC voltage to the voltage supplied to the pixel electrode corresponding to gradations to be displayed in the pixel.05-26-2011
20100033464Class AB amplifier circuit and display apparatus - In a class AB amplifier circuit, an input stage circuit includes a first differential pair configured to receive a differential signal and a first current mirror circuit connected with the first differential pair through a first node. A middle stage circuit includes a floating constant current source connected with the first node, a first transistor whose gate is applied with a bias voltage, and a first constant current source connected with the first node through the first transistor. A last stage circuit includes a first output stage transistor whose gate is connected with the first node and which controls a voltage of an output terminal. A first phase compensation capacitance has one end connected with a first connection node between the first constant current source and the first transistor and the other end connected with the output terminal.02-11-2010
20100328294IMAGE DISPLAY APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREFOR - An image display apparatus comprises a pixel having a drive transistor and a pixel display element which are connected in series between a first power line and a second power line, a holding capacitor connected to a gate electrode of the drive transistor, and a selection transistor connected between a signal line and the gate electrode of the drive transistor. When the selection transistor is turned on, gradation pixel data is written in the holding capacitor from the signal line. The charge of gradation pixel data written in the holding capacitor is discharged for a certain period through the drive transistor, thereafter the charge of the gradation pixel data stored in the holding capacitor is held by floating the gate electrode of the drive transistor.12-30-2010
20100328293Shift Register Array, and Display Apparatus - A display apparatus comprises a shift register array. The shift register array comprises a plurality of shift registers. At least one shift register comprises a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, and a driving circuit. The gate and the first electrode of the first transistor receive an input signal. The gate of the second transistor is coupled to the second electrode of the first transistor. The second electrode of the second transistor generates an output signal. The first electrode of the second transistor receives a clock signal. The third transistor is used to pull down a voltage level at the gate of the second transistor. The driving circuit determines an on/off status of the third transistor in response to the input signal and the output signal.12-30-2010
20100328291DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device includes: a display functional layer that can change display for each pixel in accordance with an application voltage; a plurality of driving electrodes separately disposed in one direction; a plurality of pixel signal lines to which pixel signals used for applying the application voltage to the display functional layer in accordance with an electric potential difference from the display reference electric potential are applied; a plurality of detection electrodes that are separately disposed in a direction other than the one direction, are coupled with the driving electrodes as electrostatic capacitance, generate detection electric potentials in response to the detection driving signal, and change the detection electric potential in accordance with approach of a detection target object; and a pixel signal control unit that controls the pixel signals so as to include pixel signals having different polarities during the display period.12-30-2010
20100328290LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate including pixels, each having a transmissive area and a reflective area, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first and second substrates. Each of the pixels includes first and second thin film transistors which output a data signal in response to a first gate signal, a transmissive pixel electrode disposed in the transmissive area and electrically connected to the first thin film transistor to charge a first pixel voltage based on the data signal, a reflective pixel electrode disposed in the reflective area and electrically connected to the second thin film transistor to charge a second pixel voltage based on the data signal, and a voltage controller which controls the first pixel voltage and the second pixel voltage in response to a second gate signal, which is generated after the first gate signal.12-30-2010
20100328289Signal-line driving circuit, display apparatus and electronic apparatus - A signal-line driving circuit includes an output buffer section configured to amplify input data for driving signal lines in order to generate a positive-polarity signal voltage as well as a negative-polarity signal voltage and selectively supplying the positive-polarity signal voltage as well as the negative-polarity signal voltage to a signal-line pair composing of a first one of the signal lines and a second one of the signal lines, the output buffer section employs: a positive-polarity operational transconductance amplifier; a negative-polarity operational transconductance amplifier; a first output section; a second output section; and a group of switches.12-30-2010
20100328288SEMICONDUCTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF DRIVING THE SAME - A transistor causes fluctuation in the threshold and mobility due to the factor such as fluctuation of the gate length, the gate width, and the gate insulating film thickness generated by the difference of the manufacturing steps and the substrate to be used. As a result, there is caused fluctuation in the current value supplied to the pixel due to the influence of the characteristic fluctuation of the transistor, resulting in generating streaks in the display image. A light emitting device is provided which reduces influence of characteristics of transistors in a current source circuit constituting a signal line driving circuit until the transistor characteristics do not affect the device and which can display a clear image with no irregularities. A signal line driving circuit of the present invention can prevent streaks in a displayed image and uneven luminance. Also, the present invention makes it possible to form elements of a pixel portion and driving circuit portion from polysilicon on the same substrate integrally. In this way, a display device with reduced size and current consumption is provided as well as electronic equipment using the display device.12-30-2010
20100328287START PROTECTION CIRCUIT FOR GATE DRIVER AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY THEREOF - A start protection circuit of a gate driver, which is applied in a liquid crystal display, includes a detection circuit and a switch. The detection circuit monitors a gate low voltage to generate a control signal. The switch is electrically connected to the detection circuit and controlled by the control signal, for transmitting a gate high voltage. The detection circuit outputs the gate low voltage first and monitors if the gate low voltage has reached a predetermined level. When the gate low voltage has reached the predetermined level, the detection circuit turns on the switch to output the gate high voltage.12-30-2010
20120262435LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display has touch a sensing layer disposed above an image forming part. The liquid crystal display includes: a lower panel including a first substrate and a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines formed on the first substrate; an upper panel including a second substrate, a first sensing unit formed on the second substrate, a source voltage line, a bias voltage line, and first and second sensing data lines that are respectively formed on opposed longitudinal sides of one of the source voltage line or the bias voltage line; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the lower panel and the upper panel, wherein the first sensing unit includes a switching transistor electrically connected to one of the first sensing data line and the second sensing data line and a sensing transistor electrically connected to the source voltage line and the bias voltage line, the source voltage line and the sensing data line extend longitudinally in the same direction as a plurality of data lines, and the source voltage line or the bias voltage line overlaps directly above a corresponding data line among a plurality of data lines.10-18-2012
20120327056DISPLAY PANEL INCLUDING TEST PAD UNIT AND FLAT PANEL DISPLAY APPARATUS INCLUDING THE DISPLAY PANEL - A display panel includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels, and a test pad unit having a plurality of pads configured to transmit a test signal to the display unit during a test period, the plurality of pads being disabled after the test period is completed, the test pad unit including a plurality of first pads that transmit the test signal, applied from outside during the test period, to the display unit, and a plurality of second pads and an auxiliary pad that disable the plurality of first pads when the test period is completed.12-27-2012
20120327058PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD OF DRIVING PIXEL CIRCUIT - Disclosed herein is a pixel circuit, including: a display portion; a drive transistor driving the display portion; and a characteristics controlling portion configured to control characteristics of the drive transistor.12-27-2012
20110037754SEMICONDUCTOR CIRCUIT, DRIVING CIRCUIT OF ELECTRO-OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A semiconductor circuit includes a first circuit block, a second circuit block, and power wiring lines that supply a plurality of reference potentials. The first circuit block and the second circuit block are connected to a common power wiring line that is one of the power wiring lines and supplies a common reference potential. A width of the common power wiring line in the first circuit block is smaller than a width of the common power wiring line in the second circuit block.02-17-2011
20110037753PIXEL CIRCUIT - A pixel circuit has a light emitting diode, a first driving transistor, a second driving transistor, a capacitor, and a switch unit. When a scan signal is asserted, the switch unit couples sources/drains of the second driving transistor respectively to a first and a second source/drain of the first driving transistor, and couples a gate and second source/drain of the first driving transistor together. When the scan signal is de-asserted, the switch unit decouples one of the sources/drains of the second driving transistor from the first/second source/drain of the first driving transistor, and decouples the gate from the second source/drain of the first driving transistor.02-17-2011
20110037752CIRCUIT FOR DISCHARGING AN ELECTRICAL LOAD, POWER OUTPUT STAGE COMPRISING SUCH A DISCHARGE CIRCUIT FOR THE CONTROL OF PLASMA DISPLAY CELLS; AND RELATED SYSTEM AND METHOD - An embodiment of a discharge circuit comprises an output circuit with one output connected to an electrical load to absorb a discharge current given by the load when a logic signal commands a discharge of the load. The discharge circuit also comprises a control circuit to give the output circuit an appropriate control signal so that a slope of an output potential of the output circuit diminishes gradually when the logic signal commands a discharge of the load. Limiting the slope of the output potential gradually (and not suddenly) may limit the electromagnetic radiation generated by these variations.02-17-2011
20110037750DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING CIRCUIT THEREOF - A driving circuit of a display device is provided. The driving circuit applies a first external voltage to a source line of a display panel before a source driving voltage is applied to the source line and applies at least one second external voltage to a common electrode of the display panel before one between a first common voltage and a second common voltage is applied to the common electrode, thereby reducing the driving power of the display device.02-17-2011
20110037749PLASMA DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - A plasma display is disclosed. The display includes driver circuitry which drives the display so that a low level luminance can be generated in a subfield despite high luminance efficient pixels.02-17-2011
20120268440WIDENING RESONATOR BANDWIDTH USING MECHANICAL LOADING - This disclosure provides systems, apparatus and techniques by which electromechanical resonators are implemented. In one aspect, by mechanically loading the resonator body in specific ways, multiple resonance modes are created within the resonator body resulting in wider bandwidths.10-25-2012
20110216053LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF - A liquid crystal display device includes: first and second substrates positioned so as to face each other; and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the first and second substrates, and containing a polymerizable component that is polymerized by light or heat. The polymerizable component of the liquid crystal layer is polymerized with a predetermined voltage being applied to a region corresponding to those pixels whose transmittance-drive voltage characteristics are shifted toward higher voltages in a normal drive operation, where the predetermined voltage is applied so that the transmittance-drive voltage characteristics are shifted toward lower voltages by an amount equal to or larger than an amount of the shift toward higher voltages.09-08-2011
20110221731DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING INCREASED APERTURE RATIO - A display device having active level shift (ALS) lines and ALS drivers connected to the ALS lines removed from the display device, and a gate line at a rear end pixel area is used instead of the ALS line to obtain the effect of the ALS lines. Accordingly, a pixel aperture ratio may be increased and a width of an outer black matrix may be reduced.09-15-2011
20120320021DISPLAY PANEL AND GATE DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DRIVING METHOD FOR GATE DRIVING CIRCUIT - An exemplary gate driving circuit is adapted for driving a display panel including multiple pixels and includes a first gate driving unit string and a second gate driving unit string. The first gate driving unit string includes multiple cascade-connected first gate driving units and receives a start pulse. The first gate driving units are for generating output pulses to drive the pixels. The second gate driving unit string includes multiple cascade-connected second gate driving units and receives the start pulse. The second gate driving units are for generating output pulses to drive the pixels. The output pulse generated from one of the second gate driving units is provided to one of first gate driving units to determine whether to disable the output pulse of the first gate driving unit which receives the output pulse generated from the second gate driving units.12-20-2012
20120320019LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - Provided is a liquid crystal display for improving side visibility by calculating a representative value for image data and correcting at least one of a storage voltage Vcst, a reference voltage Vref, and a lookup table LUT according to the calculated representative value. Further, a histogram analysis block is formed inside or outside a signal controller and corrects at least one of the storage voltage Vcst, the reference voltage Vref, and the lookup table LUT based on the histogram analysis block.12-20-2012
20100007641Voltage-mode line driving circuit having adaptive impedance matching - A voltage-mode line driving circuit is provided. The voltage-mode line driving circuit includes a driving circuit, the driving circuit receiving, as an input signal, a feedback signal, and outputting an output signal. The voltage-mode line driving signal also includes an adaptive tuning circuit coupled to the driving circuit, the adaptive tuning circuit receiving as input signals the feedback signal and the output signal and adaptively outputting a modifying signal to the driving circuit which modifies the feedback signal.01-14-2010
20100231573BACKLIGHT DEVICE AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYING DEVICE USING THE BACKLIGHT DEVICE - A backlight device which uses a light emitting diode as a light source, the back light device being configured to irradiate a liquid crystal display panel from a rear surface of the liquid crystal display panel, the backlight device having a structure where plural lines are provided on a backlight board with a certain gap, each of the lines being where plural of the light emitting diodes are provided, the backlight device includes a light emitting diode driving part configured to segment an entire screen of the backlight board into plural segmented regions and configured to independently control brightness of the light emitting diodes with a segmented region unit.09-16-2010
20100231572DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING THE GATE DRIVE VOLTAGE IN LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A device for controlling the gate drive voltage in the liquid crystal display is provided in the invention. The device for controlling the gate drive voltage in the liquid crystal display according to the invention includes a turn-on voltage output terminal and a turn-off voltage output terminal for outputting a turn-on voltage and a turn-off voltage to a gate drive circuit, respectively, and a control circuit. The control circuit is coupled with the turn-on voltage output terminal and exerts an influence on the turn-on voltage so that the turn-on voltage has a ripple similar to that of the turn-off voltage.09-16-2010
20100231575LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel, a gate driver configured to supply gate signals to gate lines on the liquid crystal panel, a data driver configured to supply data voltages to data lines on the liquid crystal panel, and a partial controller configured to control the gate driver to intercept a part of the gate signals to be supplied to the gate lines.09-16-2010
20100231574IMAGING DEVICE, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE IMAGING DEVICE, AND CAMERA USING THE IMAGING DEVICE - An imaging device that can not only reduce noises including shading but also read out a pixel at high speed, a method for controlling the imaging device, and a camera using the imaging device are provided. In a 3-transistor-driven pixel circuit 09-16-2010
20100231571Electrophoretic Display Device, Electronic Device, and Drive Method for an Electrophoretic Display Panel - An electrophoretic display device has an electrophoretic display panel that has a plurality of drive electrodes, a common electrode, and a plurality of electrophoretic particles disposed between the drive electrodes and the common electrode, and can update the display color of each display unit correlated to a particular drive electrode as a result of the electrophoretic particles moving according to a voltage applied between the drive electrode and the common electrode; and a drive control unit that applies voltage between the drive electrodes and the common electrode to update the display of the electrophoretic display panel. The electrophoretic display device can display a plurality of colors including a first color and a second color in each of the display units. The drive control unit includes a display color setting means that sets for each display unit an updated display color indicating the color to be displayed after the display unit is updated, a first pulse-applying means that applies a first pulse between the common electrode and the drive electrode of at least one display unit, and a second pulse-applying means that applies a second pulse between the common electrode and the drive electrode of at least one display unit. To the display units for which the updated display color is set to the first color or the second color, the first pulse-applying means applying the first pulse to display in said display units the first color or second color that is different from the color to be displayed after updating, and the second pulse-applying means applying a second pulse that is opposite polarity to the first pulse in the same amount as the first pulse to change said display units to the set display color.09-16-2010
20100231568Display apparatus and method of driving the same - Driving a display apparatus by performing write processing for applying an auxiliary video signal to a corresponding data line, then, applying a video signal, instead of the auxiliary video signal, to the corresponding data line, and in a state where a predetermined drive voltage is applied from a power supply portion to one area of the source and drain areas of a drive transistor, applying a voltage based on the auxiliary video signal and a voltage based on the video signal from the corresponding data line to the gate electrode of the drive transistor through a write transistor which is turned on in response to a scanning signal from the corresponding scanning line.09-16-2010
20100231567LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - A liquid crystal display of a CPA mode includes: an active matrix substrate (09-16-2010
20100231566DRIVING OF ELECTROWETTING DISPLAY DEVICE - The invention relates to a method of driving an electrowetting display device including a display element, the display element having an electrode for applying a voltage and providing a display state in response to a signal level of the voltage. The method comprises the following subsequent steps for maintaining a display state of the display element: (1) applying a first signal level (V09-16-2010
20100231565DRIVING DEVICE FOR DRIVING DISPLAY PANEL, DRIVING METHOD AND IC CHIP - A driving device that drives a display device using a subfield driving method eliminates the need to use an expensive 1-frame delay memory. A compensated sustain pulse data generator enables displaying the same frame information on the display panel even when the 1-frame delay memory is eliminated. The drive data is generated so that the data that is delayed one frame and is included in the data output from the subfield processing unit and the data that is delayed one frame and is included in the data output from the compensated sustain pulse data generator are mutually cancelling.09-16-2010
20100231570DISPLAY DEVICE - To provide a display device including a switching regulator type power generating circuit which realizes an increase in display quality by an output voltage being more stable, and by suppressing a flickering of a screen. A display device includes a switching regulator type direct current power generating circuit, wherein a period for which a switching element is turned on is determined in such a way as to increase or decrease by a given width when a code of an output voltage with respect to a setting voltage is constant, and the period is determined in such a way as to increase or decrease differently from the given width when the code changes.09-16-2010
20100231569Display panel driver and display apparatus using the same - In a display panel driver an output amplifier circuit includes a first output stage to receive a power supply voltage and a first voltage lower thereto and to output a drive voltage in a first voltage range defined between the power supply voltage and a middle power supply voltage; and a second output stage to receive the power supply and ground voltages and to output a drive voltage between the power supply and ground voltages. In a first mode that the first voltage is set as the middle power supply voltage, the first output stage outputs a first drive voltage in the first voltage range to one of first and second output terminals. In a second mode that the first voltage is set as the ground voltage, the second output stage outputs a first drive voltage in the first voltage range to one of the first and second output terminals.09-16-2010
20120320020ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, DISPLAY PANEL CONTROL DEVICE AND DISPLAY PANEL CONTROL METHOD - According to one embodiment, a control module executes, after the electronic apparatus is powered on, a process of powering on a display panel, a process of receiving a hot-plug detection signal from the display panel, a link training process, and a process of transmitting a video signal to the display panel in the video signal transmission mode determined by the link training process. The control module stops the transmission of the video signal to the display panel in a state in which the display panel is kept in a power-on state, when a display OFF request event occurs, and transmits the video signal to the display panel in the determined video signal transmission mode, when a display ON request event occurs in a state in which the display panel is in the power-on state and the transmission of the video signal to the display panel is stopped.12-20-2012
20120327060DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention is a system, wherein a switching element is on/off controlled by means of a gate driver of a second substrate, electrical conductivity is made to a pixel electrode at a necessary position by means of a reference signal line, and data signals are applied to the data electrodes of a first substrate. An input terminal contact part connected to the drive signal terminal of the gate driver is electrically connected to the signal line contact part on the first substrate side, and the signal line contact part is connected to the first substrate side terminal merging part. Selection of a scanning line by means of the gate driver, and application of the signals to the data electrodes are performed by inputting required signals from the outside to the first substrate side terminal merging part. Because the input terminal contact part is constituted by several connecting lines, electrical connection between the first substrate and the second substrate is not required with respect to the all the scanning lines.12-27-2012
20120327057DISPLAY DEVICE - In a display device including a monolithic gate driver, without degrading display quality, miniaturization is achieved while reducing power consumption.12-27-2012
20110157125PIXEL AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - There are provided a pixel capable of displaying images with a desired luminance and an organic light emitting display device using the same. In one embodiment, a pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor for controlling an amount of current flowing from a first power source to a second power source via the organic light emitting diode, a second transistor coupled between a first electrode of the first transistor and a data line and configured to be turned on when a current scan signal is supplied a current scan line a third transistor coupled between a gate electrode of the first transistor and a second electrode of the first transistor, a first capacitor coupled between the first power source and the first electrode of the first transistor, and a second capacitor coupled between the gate electrode of the first transistor and the first power source.06-30-2011
20110157124SHIFT REGISTER AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE SAME - A shift register comprises a plurality of stages, which includes a (n−3)-th (where n is a positive integer) stage to a (n+3)-th stage, supplied with gate shift clocks which are sequentially delayed, a forward gate start pulse, a reverse gate start pulse, a carry signal, a gate high voltage, and a gate low voltage lower than the gate high voltage, and connected to each other in cascade, wherein the n-th stage, supplied with a (n−1)-th gate shift clock, an n-th gate shift clock, and a (n+1)-th gate shift clock, includes a scan pulse output unit, a carry signal output unit, and a shift direction changing switch circuit.06-30-2011
20110157123DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING GATE PULSE MODULATION THEREOF - A display device comprises a display panel in which data lines and gate lines cross each other, a timing controller which outputs a single gate pulse modulation control signal (“FLK signal”) and I-phase (where I is an integer equal to or more than 2) gate shift clocks which are sequentially delayed, an FLK dividing circuit which divides the single FLK signal to output J (where J is an integer equal to or more than 2 and smaller than I) FLK signals, a data driving circuit which converts digital video data into data voltages to supply the data voltages for the data lines, and a gate driving circuit which generates gate pulses by level-shifting voltages of the gate shift clocks, to modulate falling edge voltages of the gate pulses in response to the divided FLK signals, and to sequentially supply the modulated gate pulses for the gate lines.06-30-2011
20110157122PIXEL STRUCTURE OF ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAY PANEL - A pixel structure of an electroluminescent display panel includes a plurality of sub-pixel columns, first power lines, and second power lines. Each of the first power lines and each of the second power lines are disposed between two adjacent sub-pixel columns. Each first power line is electrically connected to a portion of sub-pixels of a sub-pixel column disposed on one side of the first power line, and a portion of sub-pixels of the other sub-pixel column disposed on the other side of the first power line. Each second power line is electrically connected to a portion of sub-pixels of a sub-pixel column disposed on one side of the second power line, and a portion of sub-pixels of the other sub-pixel column disposed on the other side of the second power line.06-30-2011
20120327061SMART PAD OPERATION OF DISPLAY ELEMENTS WITH DIFFERING DISPLAY PARAMETERS - A computational device energizes, at different times, a first set of display elements in a display in accordance with differing values and/or display parameters in response to differing energy management requirements.12-27-2012
20120327059DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE SAME - A semiconductor device having a configuration hardly generating variations in the current value due to a deteriorated EL element is to be provided. A capacitance element is disposed between the gate and the source of a driving TFT, video signals are inputted to the gate electrode, and then it is in the floating state. Suppose an EL element is deteriorated and the anode potential rises, that is, the source potential of the driving TFT rises, the potential of the gate electrode of the driving TFT, being in the floating state by coupling of the capacitance element, is to rise by the same amount. Accordingly, even when the anode potential rises due to the deteriorated EL element, the rise is added to the gate electrode potential as it is, and the gate-source voltage of the driving TFT is allowed to be constant.12-27-2012
20120320022Liquid Crystal Display Device and Driving Method Thereof - A liquid crystal display (LCD) device is disclosed. The LCD device comprises a plurality of pixel units arranged in the form of a matrix. Each of the pixel units comprises: a scan line; a data line; a first storage capacitor; a liquid crystal capacitor; and a first TFT, having a source electrically connected to the data line, a gate electrically connected to the scan line, and a drain electrically connected to the first storage capacitor. Each of the pixel units further comprises a second TFT, having a gate, a source electrically connected to the drain of the first TFT, and a drain electrically connected to the liquid crystal capacitor. The gates of the second TFTs are electrically connected with each other to control the second TFTs to be turned on simultaneously so as to tilt the liquid crystal molecules. Because this shortens the time to wait for scanning of the gates is shortened and increases the time duration in which the backlight can emit light, the number of LEDs can be reduced to lower the cost.12-20-2012
20100066716Thin display device and method for controlling display content of electronic paper - A thin display device includes: an electronic paper having a display face, and a back face opposite to the display face; a flexure detector disposed on the back face of the electronic paper for detecting flexing of the electronic paper and generating a corresponding electronic signal; and a processing unit coupled electrically to the electronic paper and the flexure detector, for controlling display content of the display face of the electronic paper based on the electronic signal. By taking advantage of the flexibility of the electronic paper, a user is able to intuitively upscale and downscale the display content of the electronic paper through flexing the electronic paper.03-18-2010
20110279433ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - An organic light emitting diode display device includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels; a data driver applying data voltage to the pixels; and a power supplier including a first power source providing high-level voltage to the anode electrode of organic light emitting diodes and a second power source providing low-level voltage to the cathode electrode of the organic light emitting diodes included in the pixels, in which the power supplier provides the second power source in a sink method at positive voltage, when the threshold voltage of a driving transistor for driving the organic light emitting diodes shifts to a negative. When gate-source voltage of a driving transistor shifts to negative threshold voltage, it is possible to apply the data voltage at positive voltage and to simplify a driving IC, thereby ensuring wide use, by applying voltage of a second power source ELVSS at positive voltage.11-17-2011
20110292014ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light emitting display device that can display an image with desired luminance is disclosed. The organic light emitting display device includes: pixels at crossing regions of scan lines and data lines; first control transistors between a first power supply (for supplying current to the pixels) and the pixels in the odd-numbered rows (or, in a second embodiment, the even-numbered rows); and second control transistors between the first power supply and the pixels in the even-numbered rows (or, in the second embodiment, the odd-numbered rows). The first control transistors are configured to turn on and off in alternation with the second control transistors during a scan period of one frame period.12-01-2011
20110304602DISPLAY APPARATUS AND DISPLAY PANEL THEREOF - A display apparatus and a display panel. The display panel includes a first scanning line, a plurality of second scanning lines, a plurality of first pixels and a plurality of second pixels. The first scanning line receives a first scanning signal. The second scanning lines receive a second scanning signal, where the second scanning signal is different from the first scanning signal. The first pixels are coupled to the corresponding second and first scanning lines. The second pixels are coupled to the two corresponding second scanning lines respectively. By adjusting a capacitance of a capacitor, a voltage level of the second scanning signal, or a line impedance of the second scanning line, a pixel voltage difference of the first pixel equals to a pixel voltage difference of the second pixel.12-15-2011
20120092323Flip-Flop, Shift Register, Display Drive Circuit, Display Apparatus, And Display Panel - A flip-flop includes: a first, second, third, and fourth transistors; input terminals; and first and second output terminals, the first and second transistors constituting a first CMOS circuit such that gate terminals are connected and drain terminals are connected, the third and fourth transistors constituting a second CMOS circuit such that gate terminals are connected and drain terminals are connected, the first output terminal connected to a gate side of the first CMOS circuit and a drain side of the second CMOS circuit, the second output terminal connected to a gate side of the second CMOS circuit and a drain side of the first CMOS circuit, at least one input transistor included in the group of the first through fourth transistors, a source terminal of the input transistor being connected to one of the input terminals. This can provide a further compact flip-flop.04-19-2012
20120092322LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DRIVE CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR DRIVING SAME - A liquid crystal display drive circuit includes first and second buffer circuits, first to fourth switches, and a control signal generation circuit (CSGC). The first buffer circuit drives a first or second data line, and the second buffer circuit drives the second or first data line. Closing the first switch makes the first buffer circuit drive the first data line responsive to a first control signal. Closing the second switch makes the second buffer circuit drive the second data line. Closing the third switch makes the first buffer circuit drive the second data line in responsive to a second control signal. Closing the fourth switch is makes the second buffer circuit drive the first data line. The CSGC generates the first-third control signals for causing respective outputs of the first buffer circuit, and the second buffer circuit to be in high impedance state on the basis of a strobe signal.04-19-2012
20120092321LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY - An LCD includes a first pixel electrode coupled to a first scan line and a data line, and a second pixel electrode coupled to a second scan line and the data line. A first and a second storage capacitor electrode lines are at two sides of the data line and across the scan lines. A first storage capacitor electrode extension line is extended out of the first storage capacitor electrode line and toward the data line, and a second storage capacitor electrode extension line is extended out of the second storage capacitor electrode line and toward the data line. The first pixel electrode and second pixel electrode partly overlap the first and the second storage capacitor electrode extension lines, respectively. Since the storage capacitor electrode line and the scan line is formed on different metal layer, a gap between the storage capacitor electrode line and the scan line is shortened.04-19-2012
20120092320LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DRIVING DEVICE FOR IMPROVING POWER ON DELAY, TIMING CONTROL CIRCUIT, AND RELATED METHOD - A liquid crystal display driving device for improving power on delay includes a gate driving circuit, a source driving circuit, and a timing control circuit. The timing control circuit is coupled to the gate driving circuit for transmitting a low-frequency frame rate lower than a normal frame rate of the liquid crystal display to operate the gate driving circuit for a predetermined number of clock cycles when a liquid crystal display powers on. Then, adjust the low-frequency frame rate to the normal frame rate of the liquid crystal display according to a trigger signal of the timing control circuit. And operate the liquid crystal display according to the normal frame rate.04-19-2012
20120092319Common Driving Of Displays - A display driving arrangement is described wherein, during a scan line driving phase, a column driver is controlled to provide a plurality of driving column voltages to the source terminals and the row driver is controlled to provide scanning row selection voltages to the gate terminals for sequentially updating the each pixel having an initial pixel state, voltages with said plurality of driving column voltages to attain, for each initial pixel state, an initial common pixel state. During a common driving phase the column driver is controlled to provide a uniform column voltage to the source terminals to update the plurality of pixel voltages with a uniform column voltage. In addition, the row driver is controlled to provide row select voltages with a gate swing that is lower during the common driving phase than during the row driving phase so as to drive the pixels from a respective the initial common state to a respective final common state. The pixel states may differ from each other at least during a part of the common driving phase or even during the entire common driving phase, so that initial and final common states and intermediate states may differ from pixel to pixel.04-19-2012
20120092318SELECTIVE MONITOR CONTROL - Reducing energy usage by a monitor includes a map manager between a monitor interface and a processor that divides a display area of a monitor into areas and stores display information in a staging area. The map manager distinguishes an active window selected by a user from the remainder inactive, unselected areas of a display, and further determines a used subset of areas within the active window distinguished from the remainder unused areas as a function of a user preference. Accordingly, the map manager drives the monitor at each of the used area active window areas with the processor display information stored in the staging area at a normal luminance specified by the processor display information, and at each of the remainder unused, inactive and unselected areas of the total display area at a reduced luminance lower than the specified normal luminance.04-19-2012
20120327054Data Driving System and Chip for Liquid Crystal Panel as Well as Liquid Crystal Display Device - A data driving system and a data driving chip for a liquid crystal panel as well as a liquid crystal display (LCD) device comprising the same are disclosed. The data driving system comprises a data driving chip, a timing controller and a first interface connected to the data driving chip and the timing controller. The first interface comprises a terminating resistor for converting a current signal transmitted through the first interface into a voltage signal, and the terminating resistor is disposed inside the data driving chip. By having the terminating resistor disposed inside the chip, the present disclosure can eliminate the need of additional electric tests, thus saving the cost of the additional electric tests.12-27-2012
20120287104LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A liquid crystal display device (11-15-2012
20120287103PIXEL UNIT CIRCUIT, PIXEL ARRAY, DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY PANEL DRIVING METHOD - A pixel circuit array is disclosed and includes pixel unit circuits, and each of the pixel unit circuit includes a precharge circuit, a compensation circuit, a holding circuit, a driving circuit, a light emitting circuit, a first power supply terminal, a second power supply terminal, a third power supply terminal, a scanning control terminal, a first control terminal and a second control terminal. With the pixel unit circuit, as long as the inputted direct-current reference voltage and the data voltage signal are not varied, the current delivered to the OLED remains constant, thus the uniformity of the OLED can be compensated for.11-15-2012
20120287105METHOD FOR DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention provides a method of driving a plasma display apparatus, which allows a high-luminance large-sized panel to have stable address discharge, with increase in power consumption suppressed. In the method, one field is divided into a plurality of subfields, each of which having an address period and a sustain period. A ramp voltage is applied to the scan electrodes in the end of the sustain period. The ramp voltage increases from a base potential toward a predetermined voltage, after reaching the predetermined voltage, the ramp voltage is maintained at the voltage for a predetermined period of time and decreases to the base potential. Besides, when the number of the sustain pulses is not greater than a predetermined threshold in a subfield, the predetermined period of time of an immediately after subfield is determined to be longer than the predetermined period of time of other subfields.11-15-2012
20120287101LATCH CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE USING THE LATCH CIRCUIT - A latch circuit includes an input transistor, a retention capacitor connected between an electrode of the input transistor and a first latch control line, a first transistor having an electrode connected to the first latch control line and a gate connected to the electrode of the input transistor, a second transistor having a gate connected to another electrode of the first transistor and an electrode is connected to the second latch control line, a third transistor having a gate connected to the another electrode of the first transistor and an electrode connected to another electrode of the second transistor and another electrode connected to an output terminal.11-15-2012
20120287102PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, ELECTRONIC APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR DRIVING PIXEL CIRCUIT - A pixel circuit includes a display part, hold capacitance, a write transistor that writes a drive voltage corresponding to a video signal to the hold capacitance, and a drive transistor that drives the display part based on the drive voltage written to the hold capacitance. The pixel circuit is so configured as to be capable of controlling opening and closing of a current path of the display part in association with processing of writing the drive voltage corresponding to the video signal to the hold capacitance.11-15-2012
20120287106LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF - The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device that can electrically control the viewing angle. A liquid crystal display device according to an aspect of the present invention includes a first electrode group on the lower substrate and a first region of liquid crystals in image drive areas controllable according to an applied voltage, and a second electrode group on the lower substrate and a second region of liquid crystals in viewing angle control areas controllable according to an applied voltage, wherein the first region and the second region may be controlled separately.11-15-2012
20100134463Driving Method of Display Panel with Half-Source-Driving Structure - An exemplary driving method of a display panel with half-source-driving structure is provided. The display panel includes at least one pixel each using a capacitor to store a voltage. A terminal of the capacitor is adapted to receive a display data inputted from a data line, and another terminal of the capacitor is electrically coupled to a common electrode. The driving method includes: obtaining a direct current power signal; coupling an alternating current signal with the direct current power signal to generate a common electrode driving signal; and applying the common electrode driving signal to the common electrode. A rising time of a rising edge and a falling time of a falling edge of the common electrode driving signal are modified to improve a V-line mura phenomenon of the display panel.06-03-2010
20100182298DISPLAY PANEL, METHOD OF DRIVING THE DISPLAY PANEL AND DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME - In a method of driving a display panel which includes a unit pixel including a first liquid crystal capacitor and a second liquid crystal capacitor, the first liquid crystal capacitor and the second liquid crystal capacitor are respectively charged with a high voltage and a low voltage which is less than the high voltage, during a first interval of a frame. The first liquid crystal capacitor and the second liquid crystal capacitor are both charged with a voltage between the high voltage and the low voltage, during a second interval of the frame after the first interval of the frame.07-22-2010
20100201675IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - Provided is an image display device, which includes: a display area including a plurality of pixels each of which includes a self light-emitting element; and a plurality of signal lines for inputting an image voltage to each of the plurality of pixels, in which: each of the plurality of pixels includes a field-effect transistor for driving the self light-emitting element based on the image voltage which is input through each of the plurality of signal lines to each of the plurality of pixels; the display area is divided into at least two regions including a first region and a second region; and a (channel width-to-channel length) ratio of the field-effect transistor in the first region is smaller than the ratio of any field-effect transistor in the second region.08-12-2010
20100194737DISPLAY CONTROL/DRIVE DEVICE AND DISPLAY SYSTEM - A display control/drive device (a liquid crystal controller driver and a semiconductor integrated circuit for driving liquid crystals) which can serve to reduce peak currents and thereby restrain the occurrence of EMI is to be provided. In a liquid crystal display control/drive device in which image signals to be applied to signal lines of a color liquid crystal panel are generated in response to display image data that are received, image signals for pixels of the same color are divided into a plurality of groups. And during a period in which the substantial frame frequency can be reduced, the period of a line clock matching one horizontal period is extended to slightly stagger the output timing of image signals from one to another of the groups and the sequence of outputs from the different groups is periodically varied.08-05-2010
20100194736DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING DISPLAY ELEMENT OF SIMPLE MATRIX TYPE, DRIVING METHOD OF THE SAME AND SIMPLE MATRIX DRIVER - A display device includes: a matrix-type display element; a row driver that drives a scan electrode of the display element; and a column driver that drives a data electrode of the display element, in which the column driver includes a matrix driver in a segment mode, the row driver includes a matrix driver being switched between the segment mode and a common mode, and the writing of image data to the display element is performed by: invalidating the output of the row driver and the column driver; setting the row driver to the segment mode; and validating the output of the row driver and the column driver after writing selected line specification data to the row driver and writing image data to the column driver, and then setting the row driver to the common driver.08-05-2010
20100194735DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DRIVING SAME - In one embodiment of the present invention, an active matrix display apparatus includes a screen having a plurality of regions each provided with a gate driver, in each of which plurality of regions scanning lines are driven so as to be sequentially selected by use of timing of a gate clock signal supplied to the gate driver, wherein corresponding ones of the gate clock signals for some of the plurality of regions have respective different pulse widths. Thus, it is possible to realize a display apparatus including a screen having a plurality of regions, in which display apparatus a difference in brightness between ones of some of the plurality of regions can be prevented.08-05-2010
20100194734INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE, ELECTRO OPTICAL DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An integrated circuit device includes: a data line driving circuit that is provided for each of a plurality of data signal supply lines and supplies a multiplexed data signal to a corresponding data signal supply line among the plurality of data signal supply lines; a pattern output circuit; and an order setting circuit, wherein a plurality of data signals after demultiplexing obtained by demultiplexing the multiplexed data signal by a demultiplexer are supplied to a plurality of pixels in one horizontal scanning period, the pattern output circuit outputs, as an output rotation pattern, at each frame or each set of plural frames, one of first rotation pattern—M-th (M is a natural number of 2 or more) rotation pattern, which are rotation patterns each defining an order of driving first pixel—p-th (p is a natural number of 2 or more) pixel among the plurality of pixels.08-05-2010
20100182303IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an image display device includes: a plurality of pixels including a light-emitting element, a driver element that controls light emission of the light-emitting element, and a capacitive element electrically connected to the driver element; and an image signal line that is commonly connected to the pixels for sequentially supplying, to the pixels, an image signal corresponding to luminous brightness of the light-emitting element. The pixel includes a shield electrode that shields an electric field from the image signal line to the capacitive element.07-22-2010
20120139889IMAGE PROJECTION APPARATUS - An image projection apparatus is disclosed which projects an image having a good color by reducing the influence of a lateral electric field in a liquid crystal display element (LCD). The apparatus includes three LCDs, each including two opposite electrodes. As the voltage applied to a liquid crystal layer is increased, retardation provided for light in each color band is increased. A controller controls an electrode application voltage in the first LCD such that, in a white display state, a liquid crystal application voltage (LCAV) in the first LCD is lower than the LCAVs in the second and third LCDs, and such that, in a black display state, the LCAV in the first LCD is higher than the LCAVs in the second and third LCDs and has a value from 1% to 30% of the LCAV in the first LCD in the white display state.06-07-2012
20120139887CURRENT SENSING CIRCUIT - A current sensing circuit includes a current sensing unit, a feedback control unit and a digital output unit. The current sensing unit senses a current and produces a pulse signal according to at least one reference signal and at least one feedback signal. The current sensing unit includes a first capacitor set and a second capacitor set. The current sensing unit selects at least one capacitor in the first capacitor set and at least one capacitor in the second capacitor set according to the current value so as to adjust the precision of the current sensing circuit. The feedback control unit is coupled to the current sensing unit and produces the feedback signals according to a clock signal and the pulse signal. The digital output unit is coupled to the current sensing unit and outputs a digital signal according to the pulse signal.06-07-2012
20130009934LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An auxiliary capacitor line driving circuit (01-10-2013
20100177086IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE - An image display device for displaying an image by causing a light emitting element contained in each of a plurality of pixels that are arranged in a display area (SA) to emit light includes: power supply paths for supplying electric power to each of a plurality of partial areas, which are created by dividing the display area (SA), independently of other partial areas to make the light emitting element of each pixel that belongs to the partial area emit light; and a power control unit for controlling electric power to be supplied from each of the power supply paths to the associated partial area, and at least some of the partial areas have an area that overlaps with other adjacent partial areas.07-15-2010
20130016084SHIFT REGISTER - A shift register is disclosed, which can prevent malfunctioning of device by decreasing the load on a discharging voltage source line, and can decrease a size of stage. The shift register comprises a plurality of stages to sequentially output scan pulses through respective output terminals, wherein each of the stages comprises a pull-up switching unit controlled based on a signal state of node, and connected between the output terminal and any one among a plurality of clock transmission lines to transmit the clock pulses provided with sequential phase differences; and a node controller to control the signal state of node, and to discharge the node by using the clock pulse from any one among the plurality of clock transmission line.01-17-2013
20130016083PIXEL CIRCUIT, DISPLAY DEVICE, AND INSPECTION METHODAANM Maekawa; YuichiAACI Shagamihara-shiAACO JPAAGP Maekawa; Yuichi Shagamihara-shi JPAANM Miwa; KoichiAACI Yokohama-shiAACO JPAAGP Miwa; Koichi Yokohama-shi JP - Compensate for the variations of threshold voltage of a driving transistor. During the period of the reference signal voltage Vref being set to the signal line DTC, voltage between the gate and source of the driving transistor IOC is made equal to or greater than the threshold voltage of the driving transistor IOC, and the difference in voltage of the reference signal voltage Vref and the reference power supply voltage VreCr is charged to the retentive capacitance IOB. At the same time, the voltage of the source of the said driving transistor IOC is set to the reference power supply voltage VreCr to make the voltage applied to the said light emitting elements equal to or lower than its threshold voltage. Subsequently, while maintaining the voltage applied to the said light emitting elements IOE equal to or lower than its threshold voltage.01-17-2013
20110157139Driver Circuit for use in Plasma Display Panel Provided for Driving Dispaly Electrode Pairs Configured to Include Scan Electrode and Sustaining Electrodes - A driver circuit for use in a plasma display panel includes a scan electrode driver circuit including one scan electrode side sustaining pulse generator circuit, where a plurality of display electrode pairs is divided into a plurality of display electrode pair groups. The one scan electrode side sustaining pulse generator circuit generates a sustaining pulse to scan electrodes belonging to an arbitrary display electrode pair group, and a scan pulse generator circuit is provided for each of the plurality of display electrode pair groups, and generates a scan pulse applied to the scan electrodes belonging to the corresponding display electrode pair group. A scan electrode side switch circuit is provided for each of the scan pulse generator circuits, and achieves electrical separation or connection between the corresponding scan pulse generator circuit and the scan electrode side sustaining pulse generator circuit.06-30-2011
20110157138PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE AND METHOD OF DRIVING PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL - A scan electrode driving circuit performs an address operation by applying a scan pulse to scan electrodes in address periods. The partial light-emitting rate detecting circuit divides the plasma display panel display area into a plurality of regions, and detects a rate of the number of discharge cells to be lit with respect to the number of all the discharge cells in each region, as a partial light-emitting rate, in each subfield. The scan electrode driving circuit performs a first initializing operation in the initializing periods, and a second initializing operation in the address periods. The scan electrode driving circuit performs the address operation on the region having the highest partial light-emitting rate detected in the partial light-emitting rate detecting circuit, immediately after the first initializing operation, and on the region having the second highest partial light-emitting rate immediately after the second initializing operation.06-30-2011
20110157137ENCAPSULATED PIXELS FOR DISPLAY DEVICE - A display device comprising an array of encapsulated pixels. The encapsulating pixel includes an optical element which is altered from a first optical state to a second optical state upon when a potential difference is generated across it. The optical element is in contact with two electrodes which are connected to a pixel driver for generating the potential difference. The encapsulated pixel is hermetically sealed from the environment by a sealing layer and the driver receives power wirelessly via an inductive power transmission system.06-30-2011
20110157136METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DRIVING ELECTROPHORETIC DISPLAY - A method and apparatus for driving an Electrophoretic Display (EPD) where the apparatus includes a controller for controlling an overall operation of the apparatus for driving the EPD, determining data to be displayed on the EPD, and outputting a drive signal; a driver for generating a driving voltage pulse for moving black particles and white particles to display the data on the EPD according to the drive signal output from the controller, thereby controlling the EPD; and the EPD for displaying a representation of the data in white or black according to the driving voltage pulse, wherein the driver generates the driving voltage pulse for moving the black particles or the white particles in such a manner that the driving pulse is divided into a predetermined number of subpulses, and an idle period during which a voltage is not applied intervenes between the respective divided subpulses.06-30-2011
20110157135ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DIODE DISPLAY - An OLED display device for improving a contrast ratio is disclosed. The OLED display device includes a pixel circuit, wherein the pixel circuit includes a driving transistor driving the light emitting device, a first switching transistor supplying a data voltage from a data line to a first node in response to a first scan signal from a first scan line, a second switching transistor connecting the driving transistor to a power line in a diode structure in response to the first scan signal from the first scan line, a third switching transistor supplying a reference voltage from a reference voltage supply line to the first node in response to a light emission control signal from a light emission control line, a fourth switching transistor connecting the driving transistor to the light emitting device in response to the light emission control signal from the light emission control line, a fifth switching transistor connecting the fourth switching transistor to the reference voltage supply line in response to a second scan signal from the second scan line, a storage capacitor connected between the first node and a second node connected to a gate electrode of the driving transistor, and a boost capacitor connected to the first scan line and the second node.06-30-2011
20110157134PIXEL DRIVING DEVICE, LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE, DRIVING/CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In a pixel driving device that drives a plurality of pixels, each pixel includes a light emitting element and a pixel driving circuit comprising a driving device having one end of a current path connected to one end of the light emitting element and having another end of the current path to which a power-source voltage is applied. Provided in a controller is a correction-data obtaining function circuit which obtains a first characteristic parameter relating to a threshold voltage of the driving device of each pixel based on a voltage value of each data line after a first detection voltage is applied to each data line connected to each pixel, and a current is caused to flow through the current path of the driving device through the each data line with a voltage of another end of the light emitting element being set to be a first setting voltage.06-30-2011
20110157131METHOD FOR DRIVING LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - An object is to suppress deterioration of a displayed image even when a refresh rate is reduced in displaying a still image. A liquid crystal display device includes a pixel transistor electrically connected to a pixel electrode, and a capacitor having one electrode electrically connected to the pixel electrode and the other electrode electrically connected to a capacitor line. The pixel transistor is turned on and a voltage based on an image signal is supplied to the pixel electrode, and then, the pixel transistor is turned off so that a holding period during which the pixel electrode holds the voltage based on the image signal starts. A holding signal corresponding to change of the voltage based on the image signal in the pixel electrode in the holding period is supplied to the capacitor line so that a potential of the pixel electrode is constant.06-30-2011
20110157130DRIVING METHOD OF ELECTRO OPTICAL DEVICE, DRIVING DEVICE OF ELECTRO OPTICAL DEVICE, ELECTRO OPTICAL DEVICE, AND ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT - A driving method of an electro optical device for driving with an Multi Line Selection driving method includes a gradation parameter assigning step of assigning display data of N bits (N is an integer equal to or larger than two) to a gradation parameter of M bits (N06-30-2011
20110157129SOURCE DRIVER CIRCUIT OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - A source driver circuit of a liquid crystal display device including a gamma buffer. The gamma buffer includes a differential amplification section configured to differentially amplify an input signal; a current mirror section configured to operate as a current mirror; an enable section configured to convert the differential amplification section from a standby mode to an enable mode by a bias voltage; a power drop speed improvement section configured to respectively connect drains of the two PMOS transistors of the current mirror section and drains of the two NMOS transistors of the differential amplification section through two diode coupling type MOS transistors, and shorten a recovery time after a power drop; and an output section configured to be determined in a bias level thereof by the bias voltage and generate an output voltage according to a voltage of a downstream node on one side of the current mirror section.06-30-2011
20110157128DISPLAY DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - Multiple gray levels are expressed in a display device. The display device includes a pixel portion where pixels including transistors and display elements are arranged in matrix, a gate driver electrically connected to a gate of the transistor, a source driver electrically connected to a source or a drain of the transistor, and a data processing circuit which outputs a signal to the source driver. The transistor includes an oxide semiconductor. In the data processing circuit, n-bit digital data of input m-bit digital data (m and n are positive integers, where m>n) is used for voltage gradation and (m−n) bit digital data is used for time gradation.06-30-2011
20110157127LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE - The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display device which can reduce a chip size and improves an electrostatic discharge capability.06-30-2011
20130021311HEAD MOUNT DISPLAY - A head mount display includes a first frame, a display, a second frame, and a junction. The display is mountable on the first frame. The second frame is configured to be pivotably connected to the first frame and includes a circuit module. The circuit module includes a power circuit configured to supply power to the display. The junction is configured to electrically connect the display and the circuit module.01-24-2013
20130021310DISPLAY DEVICE WITH NOISE SHIELDING STRUCTURE - A display device including a front cover and a rear cover coupled to each other in order to receive a display panel, drive board and power supply board, is provided. A shield case mounted on the power supply board and coupled to the rear cover removes noise conducted to the rear cover. The shield case serves to disperse and absorb noise conducted to the rear cover, enabling removal of the noise. A frame ground terminal of a socket is connected to the shield case in order to allow the shield case to be used as a ground, resulting in an increased ground area. Further, the shield case may reduce radiation noise and conduction noise generated during driving of a plurality of drive units provided in the display device.01-24-2013
20130021309METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DRIVING A DISPLAY USING BOTH AN ACTIVE MATRIX ADDRESSING SCHEME AND A PASSIVE MATRIX ADDRESSING SCHEME - Methods and devices for updating an array of display elements using both an active matrix addressing scheme and a passive matrix addressing scheme are described herein. In one embodiment, the method comprises selecting between an active matrix addressing scheme and a passive matrix addressing scheme. The method further comprises driving the array of display elements using the selected addressing scheme.01-24-2013
20130021312DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVE METHOD THEREFOR - A display device 01-24-2013
20080252633ANALOG OUTPUT BUFFER CIRCUIT AND ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - An analog output buffer circuit is provided. A first transistor has a source, drain, and gate coupled to a first node, a second node, and a third node, respectively. A second transistor is coupled between the second node and the third node. The second transistor has a gate coupled to a first control line. A third transistor has a source coupled to a data line, a drain coupled to the first node, and a gate coupled to the first control line. A fourth transistor has a source coupled to the second node, a drain coupled to an output terminal, and a gate coupled to a second control line. A fifth transistor has a source coupled to the first node, a drain coupled to a first power supply, and a gate coupled to the second control line. A capacitor is coupled between the third node and the first power supply.10-16-2008
20080231622Display Device, and Driving Method of Display Device - It is an object to provide a high reliable display device which can suppress the generation of high electric field near the drain of the transistor used as a switching element and a driving method thereof. A relaxation time when charge is stored in the display element of the pixel and other capacitors connected to the display element in parallel is focused on, and the voltage applied between the source and the drain of the transistor in the writing period is suppressed by changing the video signal applied to the signal line step by step and finally setting it at the desired level.09-25-2008
20080231621LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY APPARATUS, BACKLIGHT MODULE AND LIGHT SOURCE DRIVING DEVICE THEREOF - A light source driving device for driving a plurality of light-emitting units includes a power supply unit and a feedback control unit. The power supply unit is electrically connected to the light-emitting units and outputs a driving signal for driving the light-emitting units. The feedback control unit is electrically connected to the power supply unit and between any two light-emitting units, and retrieves a feedback signal from the light-emitting units to generate a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal for controlling the light-emitting units.09-25-2008
20130169610DRIVING CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE - A driving circuit includes a controller, a converter and a feedback module. The controller receives an input supply at a supply node, and generates a control signal according to the input supply. The converter receive an input signal at an input node and a control signal at a control node, and is configured to convert the input signal to a driving signal in response to the control signal. The driving signal of the converter is feedback by the feedback module to the controller. The input supply is generated from the input signal or the feedback driving signal. The drive circuit may drive a display device.07-04-2013
20130169611PIXEL STRUCTURE, DRIVING METHOD THEREOF AND SELF-EMITTING DISPLAY USING THE SAME - A pixel structure, driving method thereof and self-emitting display using the same is disclosed. The pixel structure includes four transistors and two capacitors to compensate illuminating effect in both of a non-synchronous display mode and a synchronous display mode.07-04-2013
20130169612POWER SUPPLY AND DISPLAY APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME - A power supply includes: a first switch arranged between an input power supplier and a load; a driving power supplier to receive input power through the first switch and to supply the input power to the load when a current mode of the load is a normal mode; and a power-saving power supplier connected to a power line branched from between the input power supplier and the first switch, the power-saving power supplier generating standby power when the current mode is a standby mode, and including a second switch connected to the power line, a charger to charge power transmitted through the second switch and to output the charged power as the standby power, a voltage detector to detect the voltage of the charged power, and a first controller to receive driving power from the charger and to control operation of the second switch according to the detected voltage.07-04-2013
20080225033Display Devices and Row Voltage Generation Circuits - A display device comprises an array (09-18-2008
20080225032IMAGE FORMING APPARATUS, IMAGE FORMING SYSTEM, COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORING IMAGE FORMING PROGRAM, AND COMPUTER-READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM STORING OPERATION CONTROL PROGRAM - An image forming apparatus includes a display section for displaying an image associated with an operation of the apparatus. An operating section receives operating instructions and a user ID from a user. A panel display log storage section stores a panel display log which has been inputted from the operating section and associated with the user ID. A communication section transmits the panel display log to a server through a network together with the panel display log associated with the user ID and receives from the server customized display information formed in the server based on the transmitted panel display log. A customized display image forming section takes in the received customized display information and forms a customized display image to be displayed on the display section. The image display controller controls the display section to display the customized display image on the display section.09-18-2008
20080225031COMMON VOLTAGE OUTPUT METHOD AND DISPLAY DEVICE UTILIZING THE SAME - A display device comprises a detection controller, common voltage generator and multilevel common voltage selecting circuit. The detection controller detects a display pattern of a display array to transmit a control signal. The common voltage generator generates first and second common voltages. The multilevel common voltage selecting circuit receives the first common voltage, the second common voltage, and the control signal and outputs the first common voltage and the second common voltage or only the first common voltage according to the control signal.09-18-2008
20110261042Method for Driving Display Device - Objects are to provide a display device in which images with higher quality are displayed by a reduction in afterimages of a previously displayed image, and to reduce power consumption of the display device. A pixel in the display device is initialized to suppress an afterimage due to the previous gray level of a display element. Specifically, a voltage applied to the display element for initialization and the time for applying the voltage are changed in accordance with the previous gray level of the display element. Initialization of the display element can prevent an afterimage of a previously displayed image.10-27-2011
20120249511SOURCE DRIVER FOR AN LCD PANEL - A source driver for an LCD panel includes two gm stages and two output buffers. In a normal operation mode, the first gm stage and the first output buffer establish a unity gain buffer to amplify a positive polarity analog voltage to be a positive polarity output voltage, and the second gm stage and the second output buffer establish a unity gain buffer to amplify a negative polarity analog voltage to be a negative polarity output voltage. In a polarity inversion mode, the second gm stage and the first output buffer establish a unity gain buffer to amplify a positive polarity analog voltage to be a positive polarity output voltage, and the first gm stage and the second output buffer establish a unity gain buffer to amplify a negative polarity analog voltage to be a negative polarity output voltage.10-04-2012
20120249510METHOD AND CIRCUIT FOR COMPENSATING PIXEL DRIFT IN ACTIVE MATRIX DISPLAYS - An apparatus includes a circuit branch electrically connected to a voltage rail and including a light emitting device connected in series with a drain of a dual gate transistor, a switching transistor configured to apply a data voltage to a first gate of the dual gate transistor in response to a scan signal, a capacitor connected between the first gate of the dual gate transistor and the drain of the dual gate transistor, and a conductor for supplying a control voltage to a second gate of the dual gate transistor. A method of operating the circuit is also described.10-04-2012
20100085344OPERATIONAL AMPLIFIER CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY APPARATUS - An operational amplifier circuit according to an aspect of the present invention includes a differential amplifier unit. The differential amplifier circuit includes a first differential transistor and a second differential transistor, which form a first differential pair, and a current source transistor which supplies a current to the first differential pair. The operational amplifier circuit further includes a first variable resistive element connected between (i) at least one of sources of the first and the second differential transistors and (ii) a drain of the current source transistor. The first variable resistive element includes: a first terminal and a second terminal; first resistive elements connected in series; and a first correction voltage selecting circuit which modifies a resistance value between the first and the second terminals by changing the number of stages of the first resistive elements connected in series between the first and the second terminals.04-08-2010
20130135272SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CALIBRATING DISPLAY DEVICE USING TRANSFER FUNCTIONS - The present invention provides a voltage transfer function, a luminance transfer function, and a transfer factors (for example, efficiency, critical point, and slope) between these two functions, derives the correlation (based on the condition change in all cases) between an input grayscale voltage and output luminance, and calibrates the input grayscale voltage by a difference between measurement luminance and target luminance using the transfer functions. Therefore, the present invention can respond to change in conditions for all cases, and increase the accuracy, easiness, and generalization of calibration compared to the existing calibration scheme that relies on the lookup table by checking the actual measurement data and readjusting the transfer factors in each calibration stage. Moreover, the present invention can further increase the manufacturing yield by an average of 35% than the existing yield, significantly saving the manufacturing cost.05-30-2013
20130176294PLASMA DISPLAY PANEL DRIVE METHOD AND PLASMA DISPLAY DEVICE - In the plasma display apparatus, accidental discharge is prevented from occurring in a second discharge cell. For this purpose, in driving a plasma display panel having first data electrodes and second data electrodes that are arranged in parallel with the first data electrodes in a region outside the region where the plurality of first data electrodes are arranged, first voltage is set to be higher than second voltage in at least one subfield. Here, it is assumed that the first voltage is the voltage derived by subtracting the voltage applied to the first data electrodes from the voltage applied to the second data electrodes when down-ramp waveform voltage is applied to scan electrodes in the initializing period, and the second voltage is the voltage derived by subtracting the low-voltage-side voltage of the address pulse applied to the first electrodes from the voltage applied to the second data electrodes in the address period.07-11-2013
20130093743SCANNING SIGNAL LINE DRIVE CIRCUIT AND DISPLAY DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SAME - In a monolithic gate driver, a power consumption is reduced as compared with a conventional one without lowering a voltage of a scanning signal to be applied to a gate bus line as compared with a conventional one.04-18-2013
20130093742INTEGRATED SOURCE DRIVING SYSTEM - A source driving system includes first and second source driving integrated circuits. The first driving integrated circuit includes a first source driver for receiving first display data and driving pixels in a first block of a display panel according to the first display data. The second source driving integrated circuit includes a second source driver electrically connected to the first source driver for receiving second display data and driving pixels in a second block of the display panel according to the second display data. The first and the second source drivers generate first and second display parameters according to the first and the second display data respectively. The second display parameter is transmitted from the second source driver to the first source driver. The first source driver generates a third display parameter according to the first and second parameters and transmits the third display parameter to the second source driver.04-18-2013
20130093741DISPLAY DEVICE AND DRIVING METHOD OF THE DISPLAY DEVICE - A pixel circuit includes a first control electrode and a second control electrode between which the mechanical shutter is put and a first control voltage application circuit for inputting a first control voltage to the first control electrode according to the image signal. A second control voltage is input to the second control electrode. The first control voltage application circuit includes an input transistor, a retaining capacitor and a first transistor. One of current terminals of the input transistor is connected to a signal line. A gate of the input transistor is connected to a scanning line. On terminal of the retaining capacitor is input with a capacitor control signal and the other terminal of it is connected to the other of the current terminals of the input transistor, whereby the retaining capacitor retains a voltage input by the input transistor. The first transistor has a gate connected to one end of the retaining capacitor and current terminal one of which is connected to a first control electrode and the other of which is input with a first control signal.04-18-2013
20130093740LIQUID CRYSTAL ARRAY AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY PANEL - A liquid crystal array comprises a (2N−1)04-18-2013
20130100103DRIVING METHOD OF BI-STABLE DISPLAY PANEL - A driving method of a bi-stable display panel includes: providing a handwriting period; and configuring, at an end of the handwriting period, the bi-stable display panel to be driven by dc non-balance to display an image to be displayed.04-25-2013
20130113773ORGANIC LIGHT EMITTING DISPLAY DEVICE - An organic light emitting display device includes a display panel including an organic light emitting diode, a power supply including a DC-DC converter that generates a driving voltage for the organic light emitting diode and that provides the driving voltage to the display panel, the DC-DC converter including an inductor and a switch, and an over-current prevention unit that blocks supply of the driving voltage when a value of a current flowing through the inductor is greater than a reference value.05-09-2013
20130113771DISPLAY DRIVE WAVEFORM FOR WRITING IDENTICAL DATA - This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for alternating the polarity of a voltage across a display element. In one aspect, a display element is maintained in a current state following an alternation of polarity. A driving signal waveform is transitioned from a hold voltage of a first polarity substantially directly to a write voltage of a second polarity, and transitioned substantially directly from the write voltage of the second polarity to a hold voltage of the second polarity.05-09-2013
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20130120337DISPLAY DEVICES - A display device includes pixel units. Each pixel unit includes a driving transistor, a switch transistor, a reset transistor, a light-emitting element, and a control unit. The driving transistor has a control terminal, a first terminal coupled to a first operation voltage source and a second terminal The reset transistor is coupled to the control terminal of the driving transistor. The light-emitting element is coupled to the switch transistor in series between the second terminal of the driving transistor and a second operation voltage source. The control unit stores a threshold voltage of the driving transistor and a driving voltage of the light-emitting element according to a voltage level of the second terminal of the driving transistor. The control unit changes a voltage level of the control terminal of the driving transistor according to th