Orlando tech firm touts next-gen lighting for smartphones, tablets

By Richard Burnett, Orlando Sentinel

When Chris Morton looks at the screen of an iPhone or Android, he sees the past. But in his company’s laboratory, he sees the future.

The longtime Orlando high-tech executive and his cadre of scientists at the University of Florida say they have created the next big thing for smartphone display screens: a brighter, greener, less-expensive screen-lighting system they hope will shake up the consumer-electronics marketplace.

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