Tianma has started with passive displays back in 1983 and has become a leader in this area.
There are many types of LCD technology Tianma can offer:
- STN (Super Twisted Nematic)
- CSTN (Colour STN)
- ESTN (Enhanced STN)
- FSTN (Film STN)
- NFSTN (Negative Film STN)
- ASTN (Advanced STN)
- EBN (Enhanced Black Nematic)
EBN type passive LCDs offer high contrast (typ. 1000:1) and high switching speed (typ 80 ms).
Almost all passive displays are customized:
- The design can be based on pixels or on segments
- Complex custom icons in high resolution can be integrated
- Coloured areas can be included
- Touch functionality can be added