displays

  • D9500: Samsung Rolls Out 75-Inch LED 3D TV

    Samsung officially announced [KOR] the D9500 today, a 75-inch LCD 3D TV with LED backlight, the biggest of its kind. That is pretty cool, but the downside is that users will need to wear active shutter 3D glasses to view pictures in 3D. Read More

  • E Ink Shows Off More Flexible, Crunchable Screens

    It seems like everybody and their dog is trying to get a flexible display out there. TDK, Sony, LG, HP, and most recently Bridgestone are all going nuts trying to make this happen E Ink is no exception, and although they’re not planning on putting out a successor to their Pearl screen this year, they aren’t standing still, either. Check out these videos. Read More

  • 5D Miracle: Sharp 360-degree Video Room Consists of 156 LCDs

    Even though I am living in Japan, I have never made it to Nagasaki. But the Huis Ten Bosch theme park might make me go one day: Sharp has created a kind of 360-degree video room inside the park, which surrounds visitors in the front, above, below, and on both sides (“5D”) with a total of 156 AQUOS 60-inch LCD displays. Read More

  • Toshiba Develops Super-Thin, Super-Light 7-inch LCD Touchscreen

    First Asahi Glass’ announcement from yesterday, now this: Toshiba Mobile unveiled a 7.0-inch LTPS TFT LCD panel with a capacitive multi-touch input function “integrated in the liquid crystal cell”. In other words, manufacturers won’t need to add a touch panel to the LCD, making the Toshiba device 57% thinner and 48% lighter than comparable screens of that size. Read More

  • Toshiba Announces Battery-Powered Regza TV

    Do you remember the battery-powered REGZA PC1 Power TVs Toshiba announced for certain emerging markets last November? Today, the company said in Tokyo it plans to launch a similar (but different) 19-inch LCD Regza TV – but in Japan. Read More

  • Sony's Outs Two New OLED Monitors

    It took Sony just two months to update its TRIMASTER series of (pretty expensive) OLED monitors, and the two new professional displays the company announced [JP] today (a 25-inch model for $7,400 and a 17-incher for $,4900) are more affordable than the first ones (which went for $16,000 and $29,000, respectively). Read More

  • Samsung First Company To Commercialize Transparent LCD Panels

    Samsung has been working on transparent displays for a while now, but all we have seen so far were prototypes. Today, however, big S announced that it began mass-producing transparent LCD panels earlier this month, as the “world’s first company”. Samsung says that the panels will be available as a black-and-white and as a color type and that they boast the world’s… Read More

  • Video: New Touchscreen Control Interface Flexes When Scrolled

    A research team at Osaka University has developed a new control interface for touchscreens that flexes the content that’s displayed when you move your finger over the screen. In the process, the content is “distorted” to make it possible to view (and zoom in on) a wider space on-screen, while at the same time keeping an eye on the original position you marked with your finger. Read More

  • Video: 360-Degree Observable Fog Display

    Researchers at Osaka University‘s Oshiro Lab are working on a “true 3D display”. The so-called 360-Degree Observable Fog Display makes it possible to walk around the object being shown and view it in 3D from all viewpoints. Sony’s cool stereoscopic 3D display comes to mind (we’ve covered Sony’s prototype last year. Read More

  • Displaymate Analyzes iPad 2's Screen, Finds It Satisfactory

    A serious breakdown of the iPad 2’s screen has been done by Displaymate, and the conclusions are… not too surprising. It’s an excellent IPS-LCD screen, not a cut-rate one picked to save money, and its performance is, resolution aside, about the same as an iPhone 4’s. Read More

  • Japanese Company Shows 200-Inch 3D Projection Screen

    Another day, another 3D-related news item: Japan-based OS has announced [JP] a 3D projection screen for everybody who needs to view 200-inch pictures in three dimensions. OS expects demand for its silver screen to mainly come from amusement parks and similar facilities. Read More

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