Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of a liquid crystal display: one which reflects and transmits light.

Etymologies

from transmissive + reflective (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The display disappears when the vehicle is shifted into any other gear, a capability that is made possible utilizing Gentex's "transflective" coating and lighting techniques, resulting in a bright, high-resolution color image.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Some models of the Adam also have "transflective" displays with two modes, full color and e-ink, that users can switch between by pushing a button.

    Ars Technica

  • 'transflective' term refers to a special polymer layer, the transflector, that both allows light through from behind (e.g. a backlight) and also reflects light coming from in front

    All About Symbian - News

  • Competition will come in three forms: 1) cheaper substitutions for E Ink that use the same electrophoretic display technology; 2) dual-screen devices that have both an E Ink and an LCD screen; and 3) devices that use an entirely different display technology, such as transflective LCD or OLED.

    mocoNews

  • Top 5 Greener Gadgets Unveiled at CES Pixel Qi transflective screen – Inhabitat about mission submit a story shop advertise with us support us press contact sign up

    Top 5 Greener Gadgets Unveiled at CES Pixel Qi transflective screen – Inhabitat

  • Dimensions: The handheld measures 2.2 inches wide and 4.4 inches tall and 1.4 inches thick with rubber buttons below the transflective screen.

    Susan Fogwell: Holiday Gift Review: Magellan eXplorist GC GPS for Travelers

  • The transflective screen with 240 x 320 pixels remains bright in direct sunlight, has an easily accessible menu and fits easily in the palm of your hand.

    Susan Fogwell: Holiday Gift Review: Magellan eXplorist GC GPS for Travelers

  • The screen has a 1200x900, 200 DPI resolution that bests 95% of laptops on the market, and can be switched to a “transflective” mode that enables reading in direct sunlight.

    Can a $100 Laptop Save the World?

  • - Display: 4 inch 640 x 480 CG Silicon transflective TFT

    2004 March

  • Heck, with the talk about using a dual mode transflective, even rounding up every last Atari ST-Book and retro-fitting a frontlight to them might do the trick – only 8mhz/1mb, proprietary software and solid-state storage, but surprisingly capable, usable in direct sunlight, can produce compatible files and have astonishing battery life stats

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - MIT’s $100 laptop

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