KYOCERA to Start Mass Production of New Product 5.7-inch VGA TFT Liquid Crystal Display
Increased Lineup of V-Series for Industrial Use
21 July 2006
Kyocera Corporation (Head Office: Kyoto, President and COO: Makoto Kawamura) today announced that the company had developed a 5.7-inch high-definition VGA Liquid Crystal Display (resolution 640 x 480 dots) for industrial equipment such as manufacturing machine control, test and measurement equipment, and medical equipment. The unit will go into mass production in April this year.
In response, Kyocera has developed a 5.7-inch industrial VGA LCD which offers higher resolution by quadrupling the processing capacity of the conventional QVGA type. This new V-Series LCD complies with the RoHS Directive, and is compatible with Kyocera’s lead-free LED backlight.
This product meets the demands to be compatible with eco-friendly LED backlight and modules with various interfaces.
About KYOCERA Corporation (NYSE: KYO, http://global.kyocera.com)
Kyocera Corporation, one of global companies, was founded in 1959 as a producer of advanced ceramics. By combining engineered ceramic materials with metals and plastics, and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera Corporation has become a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, electronic components, industrial ceramics, telecommunications equipment, optical instruments, laser printers, copiers and solar energy systems. During the year ended March 31, 2005, Kyocera Corporation's consolidated net sales totaled approximately JP\ 1,180,655 million with net income of approximately JP\ 45,908 million.