Kong - May 22, 2007) Solomon Systech Limited, a world
leader in bistable display driver technology, announced
today a new member of its Bistable Display Driver
Controller product family of ICs, the SSD1615. The
SSD1615 is the world's first single-chip integrated
driver with controller to drive Cholesteric Display.
This driver offers a highly compact and competitive
solution to enable the Cholesteric Display to be applied
in flash memory drives, handheld devices, electronic
shelf labels and more.
Cholesteric Display is a nontraditional display
technology in which the image is retained on the display
even after the panel power supply is removed. It offers
paper-like readability, with features such as high
contrast, a wide viewing angle, reflectivity and
readability under sunlight. Moreover, its bistability
characteristic saves on system power, since the image
remains on the display even without power.
Bistable Display Driver Controller SSD1615 supports a
132 segments x 64 commons bistable display. With a
built-in DC-DC converter, the IC is capable of boosting
a low voltage supply to 35V for driving panels. It
features built-in panel driving waveforms to free the
user from handling complicated waveforms. The driver has
an internal temperature sensor and a programmable
temperature compensation scheme to ensure that the panel
is driven with optimal results.