The Free-Form Display combines Sharp's IGZO display technology and "proprietary circuit design"
Sharp says that it's managed to spread the gate driver circuit's function throughout the pixels of the display area, allowing the bezel to be considerably reduced
The 12.3-inch Free-Form Display prototype demonstrated by the company hints at potential automotive implementations
Sharp's new Free-Form Display technology
Though we've seen recent moves to make the boring old rectangular LCD display panel a little more interesting by adding some curves, for the most part the screens of our consumer electronics retain a distinctly angular appearance. Sharp has now pulled back the curtain on something called the Free-Form Display, which can be produced in shapes that match the design application – such as a single instrument panel on a car's dashboard that includes the speedo and gauges.
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