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Sharp's Feature-Rich 16-Inch LCD Monitors Bestowed CADENCE Magazine's Editors' Choice Award.

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HUNTINGTON BEACH Huntington Beach, city (1990 pop. 181,519), Orange co., S Calif., on the Pacific coast, across from Santa Catalina Island, in an oil-producing area; inc. 1909. It manufactures aerospace vehicles, aircraft parts, optical instruments, and heat transfer equipment. , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 11, 2001

Sharp Systems of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the recognized world leader of LCD technology, today announced that their newly introduced 16-inch LCD monitor A flat panel display that uses liquid crystals. Although laptops have used LCDs as their flat panel technology almost exclusively, LCD is also the most popular for flat panel desktop monitors. Toward the end of 2003, sales of LCD displays for desktops overtook CRTs for the first time.  (LL-T160W) is the recipient of a CADENCE Magazine's Editors' Choice Award.

The CADENCE Editors' Choice Award goes to companies and products that have done the most in the past several months to move the CAD industry forward.

In May, Sharp introduced six, space-saving, color LCD monitors, which included three 15-inch displays (LL-T1511A, LL-T1510A and LL-T1501A), two large-format 18- and 20-inch displays (LL-T1810A and LL-T2000A) and the first 16" LCD monitor on the market, the feature-rich LL-T1610W, a 16-inch monitor that offers a large-format resolution at a very competitive price of $849. The monitor incorporates digital video interactive Digital Video Interactive (DVI) was the first multimedia desktop video standard for IBM-compatible personal computers, developed around 1984 by Section 17 of The David Sarnoff Research Center Labs (a division of RCA at the time, later DSRC became a division of General Electric  (DVI (1) (Digital Video Interactive) An earlier compression technique that provided up to 72 minutes of full-screen video on a CD-ROM. Acquired by Intel in 1988 from RCA's Sarnoff Research labs, Princeton, NJ, DVI never caught on. ) technology, which enables users to display moving video images like those on television with no loss in resolution from having to convert a digital signal into analog then back again.

Lauding the company, Arnie Williams, Editor-in-Chief of CADENCE, said, "Sharp has scored another hit with their affordable, yet advanced 16-inch LCD monitor. They're making it possible for users to upgrade to the space-saving, environmentally-friendly and enhanced productivity benefits of LCD technology."

"We're pleased to be recognized by the computer-aided design computer-aided design (CAD) or computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), form of automation that helps designers prepare drawings, specifications, parts lists, and other design-related elements using special graphics- and calculations-intensive  industry," commented Craig Rittenhouse, vice president of marketing and product planning Product Planning is the ongoing process of identifying and articulating market requirements that define a product’s feature set. See also
  • Market requirement
  • Product management
  • Product Manager
 with Sharp Systems of America. "Large-screen monitors were initially used by designers, architects and drafters needing to magnify mag·ni·fy
To increase the apparent size of, especially with a lens.
 their work or view large diagrams. These monitors, however, were very bulky and expensive. LCDs were a refreshing alternative. The LL-T1610W offers a large viewing area, yet can be mounted on a wall or set on a pocket-book size pedestal."

Because the LL-T1610W has wide viewing angles -- 160(Degree) horizontal by 130(Degree) vertical -- and resolution of an 18-inch screen -- 1280 x 1024 -- it's ideal for office workers, graphic designers, engineers, and any place space is at a premium like reservation desks reservation desk n (US) (in hotel) → recepción f

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, doctor's offices and brokerage firms.

The LL-T1610W also features Sharp's proprietary AGLR AGLR AGL Resources
AGLR Anti-Glare, Low Reflection
 technology (anti-glare low reflection), which results in a 60% reduction in glare over typical anti-glare coating. Additionally, Sharp's Super-V technology delivers a brighter image and extends the monitor life while decreasing power usage.

About Sharp Systems of America

Sharp Systems of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, markets, sells and supports LCD monitors and notebook computers. Products are available through Sharp's network of authorized dealers and resellers. More information can be found at

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