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Programming 32-bit Microcontrollers in C by Lucio Di Jasio

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Day 10 Glass = Bliss

The Plan

I would be surprised if you told me that on your desk next to your PC there was still a large and bulky CRT computer monitor. In a matter of a few years the entire personal computer industry has shifted to the new technology: flat LCD panels of ever larger size and higher resolution. In the embedded-control world, something similar has happened. LED seven-segment displays are so 1990s! Small LCD displays have become ubiquitous and, besides consuming a fraction of the power of their LED counterparts, they provide alphanumeric output (i.e., they support text) and, ever more often, graphics as well. But wait, maybe there is already another generation of organic LED displays (OLEDs) just around the corner and ready ...

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