With SmartImage for the best-ever LCD performance and a wide screen, the 190CW8 brings you not only a premium display, but also the easy-to-use convenience USB and VGA connectors, the best value for money LCD monitor for your choice.
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SmartImage is an exclusive leading-edge Philips technology that analyses the content displayed on your screen. Based on a scenario you select, SmartImage dynamically enhances the contrast, colour saturation and sharpness of images and videos for ultimate display performance - all in real time and at the press of a single button.
SmartContrast: For incredible rich black details
SmartContrast is a Philips technology that analyses the contents you are displaying, automatically adjusting colours and controlling backlight intensity to dynamically enhance contrast for the best digital images and videos or when playing games where dark hues are displayed. When Economy mode is selected, contrast is adjusted and backlighting fine-tuned for just-right display of everyday office applications and lower power consumption.
Optimise response time for different viewing requirements
SmartResponse is exclusive Philips technology that adjusts response time to application requirements, delivering faster response times for gaming and videos or better colour saturation for viewing photos and static images.
SmartAccessory to personalise and organise your workspace
SmartAccessory is an innovative and friendly solution for easily and flexibly attaching peripherals like a webcam or stationery onto a monitor frame to keep your space tidy and organised. It is equipped with multifunction clips with a universal interface that attaches to the monitor frame and moves up and down or left and right to accommodate a variety of included or optional holders for stationery, small peripherals like webcams, conveniently locating work or personal items in your line of sight and at your fingertips.
USB port for convenient peripheral connections
The USB port allows the user to conveniently connect their plug and play multimedia devices such as USB memory devices, camera, portable HDD, Web camera, PDA, Printer and many other devices that use USB connection. The conveniently located USB 2.0 port on the monitor allows USB 2.0 signals to pass through to the computer. Note that many devices like cameras and HDD may need to be powered on independently, as they have higher power requirements than the monitor USB port can provide.
Big, wide screen: IM, write mail, watch videos on one screen
A wide screen has a wider aspect ratio for displaying more entertainment or information to have more fun and get more done.
PerfecTune ensures top-quality LCD display delivered to you
PerfecTune is industry-leading, proprietary Philips testing and algorithm technology for monitor adjustment and fine tuning, an extensive process that ensures ultimate display performance in compliance with a standard four times more stringent than Microsoft's Vista requirements from each and every monitor that leaves the factory - not just a few review samples. Only Philips goes to these lengths to deliver this exacting level of colour accuracy and display quality in every new monitor.
Empowered for Windows Vista
Philips Vista-ready monitors are empowered for vibrant, exciting display of this new, visually sophisticated and demanding Windows operating system, designed to enhance your entertainment experience, make you more productive and help you control your computing experience at home and in the office, making viewing, finding and organising information for work or play quick, efficient and easy.
Hassle-free display performance tuning with SmartControl II
SmartControl II is monitor-based software with an easy-to-use on-screen graphic interface that guides you through fine-tuning resolution, colour calibration and other display settings including brightness, contrast, clock and phase, position, RGB, white point and - on models with onboard speakers - volume adjustments.
For your safety: Aerospace composite fire retardant case
PC/ABS plastic composite is the industry's best and toughest flame-retardant casing material; it is a space-age compound deployed in the aerospace and automotive industries, as well as in fire detectors, that is compliant with most stringent fire safety standards.
TCO'06 compliance for a better multimedia experience
TCO'06-compliant monitors meet ergonomic, environmental and health standards for multimedia displays created by TCO (the Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees); TCO'06, the most stringent ever, covers requirements for visual ergonomics in multimedia display, including health considerations as well as other features that characterise good quality displays. A TCO'06-compliant display's specifications must meet or exceed TCO'06 standards for visual ergonomics, emissions and energy conservation.