KDS today introduced the Rad-9b, a new 19-inch flat-panel monitor. The US$649 LCD offers an ultra-thin (1.62-inch) form factor, two built-in two-watt stereo speakers, a 500:1 contrast ratio and 1280×1024 resolution rate. The Mac and PC compatible display also provides consumers high-quality color imaging by integrating an acute 0.29mm pixel pitch and 16.7-million displayable colors.