Field Emission Technologies (FET) will be no more. The company was established in December 2006 in collaboration with TCI (Technology Carve-Out Investment LLP) and Sony. FET is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan with Shohei Hasegawa as President and CEO.
FET’s mission was to promot the nano-Spindt Field Emission Display (FED) technology. The nano-Spindt FED technology was developed by Sony prior to 2006. FET was established because of the potential of nano-Spindt FED technology to dethrone LCD. The greatest advantage of nano-Spindt FED compared to LCD is that it has absolutely no motion blur using a line-sequential impulse drive where a single signal line emits a short burst of light when an electron beam hits it. In other words, light is emitted only during and within a single frame. Coupled with short-decay phosphors the nano-Spindt FED never produces a blurred image.
The company FET demonstrated its first prototypeÂ in 2006 and a 240fps FED at CEATEC 2007.