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Tag: Display

Dreamcast Controller with Built-in Display: Vii U

Dreamcast Controller with Built-in Display: Vii U
One of the Dreamcast’s most unique features was its Visual Memory Unit (VMU). The VMU plugged into the Dreamcast controller to serve as a memory card, but it also had a tiny monochrome display that was used as a second screen in some games.

Flip-dot Display Wall: 0.5K Resolution

Flip-dot Display Wall: 0.5K Resolution
Video chat app maker ooVoo wanted to stand out at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), so they built a gigantic array flip-dot panels and got them working as one display. Hack A Day interviewed ooVoo and found out that each panel is a 28×14 grid of discs.

Laser-based Device Creates 3D Images in Midair: Plasma is Dead, Long Live Plasma!

Laser-based Device Creates 3D Images in Midair: Plasma is Dead, Long Live Plasma!
Terry McGinnis hated the Bat-Signal, but he might consider Aerial Burton’s True 3D Display. The Japanese company’s proof-of-concept device creates three dimensional images by reflecting a laser beam into the air. When air molecules are hit by the beam, they become ionized for a brief moment and release photons into the air, which manifest as bright dots of light.

Headless Ghost HDMI Display Emulator Spooks GPUs Awake

Headless Ghost HDMI Display Emulator Spooks GPUs Awake
Despite its creepy name, Dev Joshi’s invention isn’t a Halloween prop. The Headless Ghost is a niche peripheral that tricks a computer into thinking that a display is plugged into it. It’s for people who remotely connect into headless machines, i.e.

Printable, Thin & Flexible Displays: PrintScreen

Printable, Thin & Flexible Displays: PrintScreen
Devices with paper-thin or flexible displays have yet to become mainstream. But the researchers behind PrintScreen recently proved that we can make simple but incredibly thin and flexible displays right now, without the need for high end materials or equipment.

THAW Lets Smartphones Interact with Computers Through Their Displays: Actual Drag and Drop

THAW Lets Smartphones Interact with Computers Through Their Displays: Actual Drag and Drop
Last year MIT’s Tangible Media Group went viral because of its real time shape-copying machine. But one of its latest efforts blows that machine out of the water. Called THAW, it’s a software system that allows smartphones and personal computers to communicate graphically through their respective displays.

Sharp Free-Form Displays Mean no More Rectangles

Sharp Free-Form Displays Mean no More Rectangles
Sharp has unveiled a slick bit of display tech that will free us all from the tyranny of the rectangle. It doesn’t matter where you find a display these days be it in your car, phone, or a TV, they are all rectangles.

X-Men Blu-Ray Collection Display: The Last Stand You’ll Ever Need

X-Men Blu-Ray Collection Display: The Last Stand You’ll Ever Need
This is just what I need to hold all of my X-Men films. It is just perfect. All of your Blu-Rays are displayed nicely, with Magneto in the center, holding up the most recent. This awesome display comes from the mind of Dave Delisle of Dave’s Geeky Ideas.

Yes, This Is an HDTV

Yes, This Is an HDTV
If there’s one thing that today’s flat-screen TVs have led to is a lack of the sort of unique designs that CRTs used to offer. I suppose this is a good thing, as HDTVs are designed to focus our attention on the image itself.

Dell 4K P2815Q 28-inch Computer Monitor is Shockingly Cheap

Dell 4K P2815Q 28-inch Computer Monitor is Shockingly Cheap
I’ve become a bit jaded by the fact that most of the 4k TVs and computer monitors that I have seen cost thousands of dollars. I am in the market for a new TV, but you won’t catch me spending over $1800 or so and I want a big screen for my money too.

Philips 27″ Gaming Monitor with NVIDIA G-Sync Adjusts to your GPU: Refresh Prince

Philips 27″ Gaming Monitor with NVIDIA G-Sync Adjusts to your GPU: Refresh Prince
One of the many gadgets unveiled before the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – really guys, if you keep preempting the show CES 2015 might as well be held this December – the 27″ Philips 272G5DYEB monitor is one of the first monitors to have NVIDIA G-Sync built-in.

Keep Your Eyes on the Road

Keep Your Eyes on the Road
While today's vehicles have integrated GPS, satellite audio, and even mobile apps, they're only the tip of the high-tech iceberg. Let's take a look at some amazing high-tech ideas which could find their ways to our cars in the not-too-distant future.

Innovations in Ink Making Spurs the Advent of New-age Devices

Innovations in Ink Making Spurs the Advent of New-age Devices
Synergistic growth translates into one technology being able to complement the advances in another. The same principle can be applied to the recent innovations in ink making. Its technology is deeply integrated in electronic devices and systems, improving them as a result.

AOC USB Add-on Monitor Slims Down

AOC USB Add-on Monitor Slims Down
A couple of years back, AOC released a compact USB-powered secondary display which could be easily used to extend your computer’s desktop. The $130 display was a pretty good deal then, and now AOC has improved a few features of the original with its recently released e1659Fwu portable display.

LEDgoes Modular LED Display: Building Blips

LEDgoes Modular LED Display: Building Blips
An LED Matrix Display is a very affordable and versatile tool for showing information. But Stephen Wylie and Stacy Devino made an even more affordable and useful version of it. They call it LEDgoes, a display that you can expand by snapping modules together like LEGO.

Able-HD Portable LED Monitor: Dumb & Fragile Terminal

Able-HD Portable LED Monitor: Dumb & Fragile Terminal
Last year we heard about Monitor2Go, a portable external monitor. It seems very well made and has lots of convenient features, but it’s also expensive. The Able-HD is on the other end of the spectrum. It’s a portable monitor at nearly a third of the price of Monitor2Go.