The inaugural function of ECE Association was conducted on 5th August, 2016 at 3:45 pm in the E3-407 Seminar hall, PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research, Neelambur. Dr. N. Nandhakumar, Senior Vice-President, LG Technology Centre of America, USA was the chief guest for the occasion. The welcome address was given by Mr.Koushik Kumar, Secretary, Department of ECE. Ms.Malavika, Vice-President, Department of ECE introduced the distinguished chief guest and brought out some of his remarkable achievements. The function was held in a grand manner in the presence of the honorable HoD, Dr. E.Malar, Department of ECE, faculty members, teaching and non-teaching staffs, and students.
The chief guest gave a wonderful speech on 'New Video and Display Technologies-For Next Generation Home Entertainment'. He covered the topics like trends in display viewing experience, aspects of premium quality images, evolution of display technologies, OLEDs, High Dynamic Range (HDR), human eye perception level, optimization, and showed few statistical data concerning the same. The speaker gave an overall picture of the display technologies used in different television and mobile screens. He also marked that the display technologies have undergone a wide change within a spectrum of 2 years and the cost of the display screens have decreased considerably taking into account the mass production of the companies. He also pointed that the trend among the television screen manufacturers lies in providing the best quality frames within the lowest cost possible. He also pointed out the difference between the iPhone screens and the LG display screens. He also elaborated the different display technologies used by leading manufacturers like OLED and LCD display screens and provided a differentiating picture of the two technologies. He also threw light on few budding areas like wide color gamut, high frame rate and high dynamic range. At the end of his speech, questions were put forward to him by the students.
As part of the inauguration event, office bearers of the ECE Association were introduced and they took charge of their respective positions. Prizes for various events like Techno-talk, Pro-Zeal were distributed to all the winners and participants. The end of the ceremony was marked by vote of thanks delivered by Ms.Kavya, Treasurer, Department of ECE, followed by National Anthem. The event was successful and turned out to be a significant occasion.