5 Advantages of LED Backlight Technology

backlight TechnologyBacklight display technology is a common application that’s used in a variety of interfaces including laptop computers, monitors, cellphone screens, TVs, keypads, and many more.

As the name suggests, backlighting involves providing lighting for digital displays from behind, making it easier for users to see what’s on the screen. There are multiple types of lighting technology that can be used for various applications depending on manufacturer and user preferences. LED backlighting is considered to be one of the most beneficial methods of illuminating digital displays.

Here are a few reasons why.

Long Lifespan and Environmentally Friendly

Whether you’re a business or homeowner (or both), LED backlighting can help you get more mileage out of your technology.

LED backlighting generally lasts longer than its electroluminescent counterpart, with a lifespan of about 50,000 hours or more depending on the type and how it’s used. Industrial LED backlighting is typically more durable and long-lasting than commercial-grade backlight display technology because it gets more use.

As an added bonus, LED backlight technology doesn’t contain any harmful substances such as mercury or lead, which makes it environmentally friendly.

Excellent Brightness Uniformity

LED backlight technology provides excellent brightness uniformity to enhance and improve the user experience. Basically, this means that the internal structure and placement of the backlighting allows for it to distribute light more evenly across the screen to make for high-definition visibility.

This is particularly useful for large commercial digital displays, laptops, and TVs for at-home use.

Flexible Adjustments of the Luminous Frequency

In contrast to the traditional CCFL lamps, LED backlight technology is far more advanced in the sense that it completely eradicates the light flickering across the screen. This makes for a much more efficient and enjoyable user experience whether the screen in question is a TV or laptop.

Utilizes Low Voltage Power Supply

Since most LED backlight technology uses a very low voltage power supply of no more than 5-24 volts, this helps extend its overall lifespan, prevents the unit from overheating, and allows for longer display usage. This is why a lot of commercial digital display manufacturers integrate LED backlighting applications into their advanced designs.

Easy to Control and Display Colour Characteristics

Another advantage of LED backlight technology is that it makes it easier for the user to control and display specific colour characteristics using a variety of hues including blue, red, and green.

The large gamut of colour distinctions creates a more unique and somewhat interactive user experience that helps serve whatever purpose the digital display is being used for. Users can manually play around with the lighting effects, colours, and brightness levels to create a specific effect that suits their needs.

Nauticomp Inc. is one of North America’s leading designers, manufacturers, and distributors of custom digital displays. From medical facilities to the hospitality industry to special military and marines operations, we’ve provided state-of-the-art digital displays featuring customizable LED backlight technology for countless applications. Contact us today to learn more about our digital displays or to place an order.