writes: "LumiLeds has a new LED backlighting technology based on their Luxeon Star LEDs. It is meant to replace the power-hogging CCFL lights currently in use. Benefits include longer battery life for notebooks, less weight, and a larger color gamut (up to 130% of the NTSC standard). The release can be found here."
I wish I could hook up one of their evaluation kits
to my machine right now;) The same site has quite a lot of LED-related information throughout.