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Old 01-08-2013, 08:16 AM   #5
fjtorres
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Originally Posted by stewacide View Post
I'm unclear about whether it's possible to have a device that is BOTH backlit AND reflective, for indoor/outdoor use, or whether it's one or the other.
Possible?
Sure! Transflective LCDs have been doing it for over 10 years.
It's not hard to do; think of the "one way glass" that reflects like a mirror when the back is dark and is transparent when the back is lit.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One-way_mirror
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