Interactive artist Marcus Graf created this dramatic video display window which keeps a watchful eye on passersby.
The piece, entitled I, ball used a webcam along with special processing software to detect people as they pass the display window.
The latest weather information station from Oregon Scientific uses infrared motion-sensing technology to automatically adjust its display based on your distance from the device.
When you’re on the other side of the room, the Weather In Motion displays the current time and day of week in large digits along with a 24-hour forecast icon.
At this week’s CEATEC show in Japan, Shinoda Plasma Corp. showed off a prototype of a new plasma-based screen that’s only 1-millimeter thick.
By using an array of plasma “tubes” aligned between film electrodes, they’re not only able to keep the display super slim, but the display can actually be bent.
At this week’s IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Philips is showing off a presentation system that can display images in 3D on a huge wall-mounted display.
The 132-inch display was made by connecting nine of Philips 42-inch 3D displays in a 3×3 grid.
Sony Japan has just announced a number of new flat-panel LCD televisions in the BRAVIA line. The W5000, V5000 and V3000 series come in sizes ranging from 40 to 52 inches.
All of the models feature a full HD 1080p 10-bit LCD panel.
At the recent SIGGRAPH 2007 conference, a team of engineers from USC showed off a display system that’s capable of projecting interactive 360-degree viewable images produced by a computer.
By using a high-speed video projector, a spinning platform with a holographic diffuser and special decoding hardware, the display can crank out up to 5,000 real-time images per second.
While most of us who cut our teeth on CRT televisions think of LCD and plasma screens as really thin, Sharp certainly doesn’t seem to think they’re thin enough yet. The Japanese electronics maker recently showed off a prototype LCD screen that’s just 1.14-inches thick.
At the recent E3 show, Saitek showed off this cool set of external desktop gauges that can be used alongside flight simulators and other games.
Adding a new dimension of immersion to sim games, each individual color LCD screen can display live information fed to it by special game drivers.
JVC took the wraps off of its latest series of widescreen LCD televisions today. The new sets range in size from 37 inches to 47 inches, and from $1600 to $2700.
First off, there’s the 688 series, consisting of a 37-inch model (LT-37X688) and a 42-incher (LT-42X688.)
A video surfaced today showing off the iPhone kiosks that will be going into select AT&T stores for the June 29th launch.
The kiosks feature a giant interactive version of the iPhone which shows off the user interface magnified for all to see.
HP wowed crowds with this amazing, massive multi-touch display wall at this past week’s Wall Street Journal D5 Conference.
The 16 x 8-foot interactive display allowed multiple visitors to simultaneously control audio, video, photos and other multimedia content using their hands to navigate.
I’m a big fan of Sony’s SXRD display technology, with its excellent contrast and fine (virtually invisible) pixel structure, and I’m really excited to hear about these new models.
Sony’s new A3000 series features three new displays, a 50-inch (KDS-50A3000), a 55-inch (KDS-55A3000) and a 60-inch (KDS-60A3000).
Samsung has shown off the world’s thinnest AMOLED (active-matrix organic light-emitting diode) color displays, coming in at an amazing 0.53 millimeters thick.
To put that in perspective, the displays are just about the thickness of heavy card stock paper.
This week, LG.Philips LCD showed off a breakthrough in flexible displays when they announced the successful creation of an A4 (14.1-inch) color E-paper display.
The display is the largest full color (4096 colors) flexible display to date, and is visible from a full 180-degree viewing angle.
Pioneer today revealed a series of eight new plasma televisions, ranging ins size from 40 inches up to 60 inches. The new sets feature improved display panels which are said to offer 80% darker blacks than prior sets, as well as improved color rendition.
E-Ink has announced a major upgrade to their electronic paper display technology which should substantially improve the quality over the earlier generation of displays.
E Ink’s new Vizplex display modules have a new switching mechanism which will allow the displays to refresh almost twice as fast as prior displays.