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Not Only on TV – Holographic Video

Not Only on TV – Holographic Video

A team of researchers under the direction of Michael Bove, Head of the Consumer Electronics Lab at MIT, have developed a 3D holographic video system, which they say could bring 3D video displays to consumer and medical markets in the ...

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PlayAnywhere – Microsoft’s Interactive Playground

PlayAnywhere – Microsoft’s Interactive Playground

Microsoft recently introduced “PlayAnywhere” – a front-projected computer vision-based interactive table system, which the company says demonstrates the latest improvements in projection technology. PlayAnywhere was designed using advanced image processing techniques and Microsoft says this compact product addresses installation, calibration, ...

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New Transparent Electroluminescent Displays

New Transparent Electroluminescent Displays

Planar Systems, an Oregon-based company specializing in display solutions, has recently introduced its transparent and segment electroluminescent (TASEL) displays. These displays are based on an innovative technology that offers better transparency and the ability to cut or form the display ...

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360-Degree Holographic Display

360-Degree Holographic Display

Researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) Institute for Creative Technologies developed a 360-degree holographic display, that projects three-dimensional images that can be seen from any angle at a reasonable distance. The researchers used a set of rendering techniques ...

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Sony’s XEL-1 First OLED TV Goes on Sale

Sony’s XEL-1 First OLED TV Goes on Sale

Sony recently announced that it will begin selling its upcoming 11-inch OLED-based TV this December. This will be the first commercial OLED TV model to go on sale, opening the way to a possible revolution in the flat panel display ...

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Philips 132 Inch 3D Wall

Philips 132 Inch 3D Wall

Philips recently showcased a new gigantic member of its WOWvx 3D display, measuring a whooping 132 inches (335.28 cm). The huge size was achieved by combining no less than nine 42-inch Philips 3D displays in a 3×3 display setup. The ...

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PICO Enables Two-Way Man-Machine Interaction

PICO Enables Two-Way Man-Machine Interaction

Digital interactive displays, which respond to human touch, have been evolving rapidly in the last few years. Dr. James Patten who works in the field of industrial design advanced the idea of interactive displays to a new level by developing ...

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Paperlike Thermochromic Display

Paperlike Thermochromic Display

A paperlike, thermally activated display has been fabricated by researchers in Hong Kong. The display is flexible, and has the ability to change its colors in a reversible and repeatable manner. The new technology introduces a new type of flexible ...

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Interactive… Paper

Interactive… Paper

Swedish scientists were the first ones to introduce what might be the future of billboards – interactive paper. While many are already familiar with digital pens, which are able to recognize human handwriting and transfer it as text data into ...

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Reading your Screen through a Wall

Reading your Screen through a Wall

Technique for reading a computer screen from a distance was recently developed by a German computer scientist working in Cambridge University. The technique allows eavesdropping on flat panels from a distance of dozens of meters away using fairly cheap electronic ...

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