10Digital Display Technologies

In addition to DLP® technology, LCoS (liquid crystal on Silicon) technologies have been applied to large screen digital cinema presentation, including JVC’s D-ILA™ (Digitally addressed Image Light Amplifier) and Sony’s SXRD™ (Silicon Xtal Reflective Device) technologies. LCoS display technologies provide high contrast and high display resolution, with a high fill factor that minimizes the visibility of the structure evident in traditional transmissive LCD displays.


JVC introduced D-ILA™ projectors in 2000 for home theatre and fixed installation markets, building on the analog ILA technology it had licensed from Hughes. This technology was also applied to rear projection TV sets in 2004. Although ...

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