Kyocera intros 8.5" widescreen display

Kyocera today announced a compact mass-market LCD, which the company is aiming at industrial applications. The TCG085WV squeezes a resolution of 800x480 pixel into an 8.5" form factor, which compares to a 640x480 resolution of comparable products.

According to Kyocera, the display offers a brightnessof 400 cd/m2 and a 500:1 contrast ratio. The company said that it will producing about 40,000 display units beginning in December of this year.