Display Technology Timeline

Events

IBM develops monochrome cathode ray tube displays.

1922

RCA develops color cathode ray tube displays.

1954

Donald Bitzer, Gene Slottow, and Robert Willson invent the monochrome plasma display.

1964

The Monsanto Company develops light emitting diode displays.

1968

Wolfgang Helfrich and Martin Schadt invent the twisted nematic display.

1970

Sharp Electronics develops super-twisted nematic displays.

1983

Larry Hornbeck invents digital light processing display.

1986

Ching W. Tang and Steven Van Slyke invent the organic light emitting diode display.

1987

Fujitsu develops full-color plasma displays.

1995

Joseph Jacobson invents electronic paper displays.

1997