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  • n. annual sunflower grown for silage and for its seeds which are a source of oil; common throughout United States and much of North America


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  • Semiconductors Qualcomm Inc., the San Diego-based wireless-technology company, won in this category for a mobile-device display it calls mirasol, a low-power, full-color alternative to traditional displays.

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  • Their new display technology called mirasol is fabricated not on silicon but on glass.

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  • A promising technology from Qualcomm called mirasol produces vibrant color imagery by reflecting ambient light from layers of tiny electromechanical mirrors; it should be available in consumer products in the coming year.

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  • In a similar announcement, Qualcomm has said it is bringing a new factory online to mass produce another display technology known as 'mirasol'.

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  • It's "mirasol" (yes, lowercase m, isn't that cute?) and it uses a reflective technology, called interferometric modulation (IMOD).


  • Qualcomm's "mirasol" displays are different from regular color LCDs because they don't shine with their own light. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Qualcomm's "mirasol" displays are different from regular color LCDs ...

  • QCOM) whose core business has been chipsets and CDMA infrastructure, has been promoting a display technology called mirasol that it has developed as a power-efficient, daylight-visible alternative to LCD.

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  • It needs to prove it can make its mirasol displays in large quantities, and at prices that are comparable to LCD, the dominant display technology.

    After CDMA, Qualcomm Looks for New Money Machines

  • Qualcomm today announced the opening of a factory to make its mirasol displays, and a Wi-Fi chip designed for home networking — both efforts to keep the company a top chipmaker even as carriers migrate from the CDMA technology that provides so much of its profits.

    After CDMA, Qualcomm Looks for New Money Machines


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