The History of LC Displays

Half a century ago the first liquid crystal display was invented - a considerable turning point in the application of a material which until then was only of scientific interest.

Half a century of LCD monitors

Liquid crystals play in many ways a considerable and ever increasing role in our lives. Their first application celebrates a big birthday: In 1968, the invention of the first liquid crystal display (LCD) marks the origin of a whole new generation of technical devices. Learn more about half a century full of creativity – a fascinating history which surely will have more in store for us in the future.

Important Milestones