displays

  • Video: This 3D Display Uses Multiple Lenses To Boost Sense Of Depth Perception

    Video: This 3D Display Uses Multiple Lenses To Boost Sense Of Depth Perception

    Naked-eye 3D displays, even large-sized models, are nothing special anymore, but they usually have a common problem: the 3D effect when viewing pictures isn’t as strong as with displays that require users to wear glasses. Professor Kakeya from Tsukuba University in Japan is trying to solve the problem. The way his 3D display works is actually pretty simple: it uses multiple layers and… Read More

  • Glareless Glass, Flexible Solar-Powered E-Paper, And More From FPDI

    Glareless Glass, Flexible Solar-Powered E-Paper, And More From FPDI

    You wouldn’t expect an event like FPDI, the Flat Panel Display International Exhibition, to be much more than a dry little gathering of circuit benders and substrate wranglers. And that’s kind of what it is. But you would do well to remember that these pixel jockeys are putting together the screens that make things like the iPhone 4 possible. And this year’s expo looks like… Read More

  • Will The Future’s Pixels Be Micro-Mirrors?

    Will The Future’s Pixels Be Micro-Mirrors?

    I unintentionally set off a nice little flame war last week when I criticized Samsung’s decision to go with a Pentile sub-pixel matrix for their new Galaxy Nexus phone, a display technology that doesn’t have an illustrious past and, while it may prove itself in this generation, still made me lose confidence in the phone. Sub-pixel layouts are something few people consider, but (as… Read More

  • Video: World’s Largest 3D Display Boasts Full HD Resolution, 200-Inch Screen Size, 57 Viewing Angles

    Video: World’s Largest 3D Display Boasts Full HD Resolution, 200-Inch Screen Size, 57 Viewing Angles

    Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications (NICT) and JVC Kenwood have developed what they say is the world’s biggest 3D display. The device boasts a screen size of 200 inches, offers 57 different viewing angles, and best of all, it doesn’t require you to use glasses to view pictures in 3D. The auto-stereoscopic display is based on 57 projectors in an… Read More

  • Sony’s Playstation-Branded 3D TV Hits November 13th

    Sony’s Playstation-Branded 3D TV Hits November 13th

    Remember that 3D TV bundle that Sony announced at E3? Well, it’s finally arriving. A little later than we’d hoped, but at least it’s out in time for the holidays. According to the Playstation Blog, the 32″ TV should be generally available on November 13th. They also answer a busload of questions about the TV, in case you were curious about the inputs, 3D glasses, and so on. Read More

  • Toshiba Shows 55-Inch Naked-Eye 3D TV With 3,840×2,160 Resolution

    Toshiba Shows 55-Inch Naked-Eye 3D TV With 3,840×2,160 Resolution

    If you thought Sharp’s 4K TV we’ve shown you last week is impressive, think again. Toshiba today unveiled a 55-inch LCD that boasts the same resolution (3,840×2,160 pixels, 4x full HD) but can also display pictures in 3D – no glasses required. The TV will be shown starting tomorrow during the CEATEC Japan 2011 exhibition near Tokyo. Needless to say, the REGZA 55X3 [JP] is… Read More

  • [Update: Video] Sharp Showcases 4K LCD TV (3,840×2,160 Resolution), To Sell It 2012

    [Update: Video] Sharp Showcases 4K LCD TV (3,840×2,160 Resolution), To Sell It 2012

    Full HD resolution (1,920×1,080 pixels) isn’t enough for Sharp. The company has developed [JP] a TV that’s capable of producing images with 3,840×2,160 resolution and is ready to show the device to the public during the CEATEC 2011 exhibition that takes place next week near Tokyo. The 60-inch 4K TV has been developed in cooperation with the I3 (I-cubed) Research Center in Kawasaki. Read More

  • RePro3D: Naked-Eye 3D Display Lets You “Touch” Virtual 3D Characters (Video)

    RePro3D: Naked-Eye 3D Display Lets You “Touch” Virtual 3D Characters (Video)

    Here’s a 3D screen of a different kind: a research team at Japan’s Keio University has developed a display that allows users to “touch” virtual 3D characters. The way the so-called RePro3D works is that it combines a naked-eye, full-parallax 3D display with a tactile interface that lets users manipulate virtual objects in a 3D environment with their fingers. Read More

  • Sony’s 3D Display For Gamers To Arrive In Japan In November

    Sony’s 3D Display For Gamers To Arrive In Japan In November

    Do you remember the 3D HD display specifically designed for gaming that Sony Computer Entertainment unveiled back in June at E3? It took them a while, but now big S in Japan announced [JP] the final release date for the device in its home market: November 2. For the equivalent of US$582, buyers will get the 24-inch monitor itself, an HDMI cable, and a set of 3D glasses. A game isn’t… Read More

  • Sharp Shows 70-Inch Aquos Quattron LCD 3D TV With “Mega-Brightness” Panel

    Sharp Shows 70-Inch Aquos Quattron LCD 3D TV With “Mega-Brightness” Panel

    Sharp Japan announced [JP] the Aquos Quattron 3D LC-70X5 for the local market yesterday, a follow-up of sorts to the LC-70LE735U that’s been available in the States for a few months now. Just like that model, the LCD measures 70 inches, can produce 3D pictures and offers Sharp’s “Quattron Quad Pixel Technology” for better display of colors. The main selling point of… Read More