How Transmissive Film Works

Transmissive Film: Cheat Sheet

Stuff you should know:

  • Transmissive film is an extremely thin sheet of polymer that can be applied to LCD displays to make them brighter and clearer.
  • Transmissive film can also be used for privacy. Some transmissive films, when applied to LCD computer screens, make it so only the person at the keyboard can view the contents of the screen.
  • LCD displays are backlit with a fluorescent light source. A lot of the light gets diffused and dispersed while passing through different polarizers and filters. Transmissive films can amplify the strength of the light source by redirecting and recycling light toward the display.

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