(Direct Drive Image Light Amplifier) JVC is leading the way to the next generation of high-resolution large screen projection displays with continuing development of the D-ILA technology. D-ILA technology features high luminance, and high resolution.
D-ILA = Direct Drive Image Light Amplifier. A development of the original light valve in which the reflectivity of the polarized liquid crystal surface is controlled directly by pixels arrayed on a semiconductor backing. Each pixel can be addressed individually. Hence an alternative description has evolved Liquid Crystal on Silicon, or LCOS. The technology allows for a very high aperture ratio, meaning that the pixels are harder to see. See: ILA, Light Valve, Aperture Ratio, Projector.
Direct Drive Image Light Amplifier. This Hughes/JVC technology uses a reflective LCD to create an image. A light source is then reflected off the reflective LCD and is directed through a lens to a screen.
Direct Drive Image Light Amplifier. The D-ILA is a device based on the Image Light Amplifier or ILA developed by Hughes-JVC Technology Corporation. The D-ILA technology is a reflective liquid crystal modulator whereby electronic signals are addressed directly to the device. The D-ILA device has an X-Y matrix of pixels configured on a C-MOS single crystal silicon substrate mounted behind the liquid crystal layer using a planar process that is standard in Integrated Circuit technology.