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It is a high-end solution for high-contrast augmented reality in bright daylight.

Published on 28 February 2017

How does such a small device emit so much light? 

What is DiamonDisplay? 
It is a high-end solution for high-contrast augmented reality in bright daylight.

DiamonDisplay is an ultra-bright microscreen integrated in seethrough casing that overlays information on a real-time view in full daylight with high contrast. This micro-LED screen:

  • provides brightness that is 100 to 1,000 times higher than current micro-screens
  • enables very high definition
  • is ideal for more compact, lighter products that consume less power

With billions of transistors integrated on SoCs, design is more and more complex and must be approached differently. Leti’s ANoCs, 3D Kit and RDMA provide you with solutions for your high-end SoC. They address various application segments, such as microservers, servers and HPC.

What’s new?
Currently available microdisplays for both head-mounted and compact head-up applications have fundamental technology limitations that prevent the design of high-brightness, very low-weight, compact and low-energy-use products. Leti’s technology breakthrough overcomes these limitations and is scalable to a standard microelectronic large-scale fabrication process. For example, augmented-reality glasses require a very small and very high-brightness microdisplay to provide high-definition augmented-reality images outdoors. Leti’s demonstrator, using only a few pixels out of the full display – 29 out of 70, 000! – shows the extremely high potential of this technology

What’s next?
Monochrome emissive microdisplays will be available on the market within two years. Color displays will arrive in three years.

  • Leti’s GaN micro screens won an “Innovation Award” at TechConnect World in June 2015 in Washington, D.C., as one of the top 20 most-promising innovations.
  • Consumer Electronics Show (CES  2016)