Using a layer of nanomaterial can give liquid crystal displays a richer range of colors, according to startup Nanosys. Working with 3M (MMM), Nanosys has developed a film of beads of dots that enable matching the colors used in more expensive organic LEDs, or OLEDS, in a standard LCD without changing the manufacturing process. The company says it's in talks with a notebook maker and that the displays could come to market next year. continue reading