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J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 2012, 2(1), 79-97; doi:10.3390/jlpea2010079
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Multi-Functional Micro Projection Device as Screen Substitute for Low Power Consumption Computing

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Received: 20 December 2011; in revised form: 20 February 2012 / Accepted: 21 February 2012 / Published: 5 March 2012
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Industrial Aspects of Low Power Design Recent Trends and Methods)
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Abstract: One of the major power consuming components in a computer is its display unit. On average the screen consumes ten times more power than the DSP processor itself. Thus, reducing the power consumption should be one of the most important tasks in the development of low power consumption computing systems. In this paper we present one possible solution involving micro projection device based upon lasers and a digital light processing (DLP) matrix which is a matrix of electrically controllable mirrors capable of translating electrical signal to a time varying projected image. It can serve to substitute a screen and consume ten times less power than a conventional screen. The described device is a multifunctional highly efficient customized DLP light engine being capable of serving as an image projector and simultaneously to support range and topography estimation measurements.
Keywords: portable micro projector; low power computing; electro-optics portable micro projector; low power computing; electro-optics
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MDPI and ACS Style

Kapellner, Y.; Zalevsky, Z. Multi-Functional Micro Projection Device as Screen Substitute for Low Power Consumption Computing. J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 2012, 2, 79-97.

AMA Style

Kapellner Y, Zalevsky Z. Multi-Functional Micro Projection Device as Screen Substitute for Low Power Consumption Computing. Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications. 2012; 2(1):79-97.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Kapellner, Yuval; Zalevsky, Zeev. 2012. "Multi-Functional Micro Projection Device as Screen Substitute for Low Power Consumption Computing." J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 2, no. 1: 79-97.


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