June 26--ViewSonic Corp. (Walnut, CA; www.ViewSonic.com) has unveiled the VP2290b 9.2-Megapixel (27.2-million RGB dots) LCD display that produces photo-like images for use in medical reference, engineering design, digital content creation, and satellite image analysis, among others.
This display is said to deliver ten times the pixel density of typical LCD displays. With a density of 204 pixels/in. and a resolution format up to 3840 x 2400-pixels (QUXGA), the 22.2-in. diagonal display is claimed to offer the highest resolution currently available. It also provides a wide-screen format that can display two-full pages simultaneously, along with a 16:10 aspect ratio, 235-nits of brightness, and a 400:1 contrast ratio. A color gamut of 16.7-million colors, combined with 170-degree horizontal and vertical viewing angles and a digital interface, produces clear images with color consistency from edge-to edge.
"As computer and imaging sciences become more complex, professionals require advanced tools to continue the creation and analysis processes," says Seth Ngin, product manger at ViewSonic. "[This display] meets these needs by displaying true images, along with providing the technology that can speed progress on applications like product design, geographic mapping, and the detection of human ailments."