Eco-friendly smart screens perform better in bright light

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Device screens require lots of power, emit blue light, and perform poorly in bright conditions. However, a new generation of screens with a range of applications could be about to change this. Bodle's ultra-thin, flexible SRD displays, developed by researchers at the University of Oxford, work by enabling nano-pixels to reflect natural light. Reflecting the light back through an active layer with a changeable refractive index, enables viewers to perceive a range of colors. Backlights require a lot of energy and are one of the main reasons for smartphone battery loss. This new display uses fractional amounts of energy for…

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