Flat-panel inspection demands precision

Using a combination of solid-state cameras, positioning equipment, and motion-control systems, developers are addressing FPD inspection.

Jun 25th, 2007

Using a combination of solid-state cameras, positioning equipment, and motion-control systems, developers are addressing FPD inspection.

With the increasing use of flat-panel displays (FPDs) for TVs and computer screens, FPD manufacturing provides a major market opportunity for those involved in machine-vision inspection systems. Indeed, according to David Hsieh, vice president of DisplaySearch, total TFT LCD revenues for 2007 were $84 billion/year. By 2010, total worldwide revenue should approach $100 billion/year.

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