I’ve got both an iPhone 4 and a 3rd gen iPad, and find that the Retina displays on both of these is about as sharp as my eyes can make out. So the idea of a small display with an even greater pixel density doesn’t seem all that necessary.
At first glance, this sculpture might look like it’s made out of LEGO blocks, but it’s actually an intricate handcrafted work of art by Swedish sculptor Thomas Broomé.
The artist’s Low Res Man was fabricated from thousands of precisely arranged 1cm see-through acrylic cubes, then painted to look like a real person when viewed from a great distance.
One of my biggest frustrations with high definition television has been the lack of decent test materials for verifying image quality. Up until now, pretty much all of the test and benchmarking discs out there came in lowly 480i resolution, designed for playback on standard DVD players.
The new technology, called Super Hi-Vision (SHV) was shown off to reporters in Tokyo recently, and has an astounding 7680 x 4320 resolution. To put that in perspective, you’d need to connect sixteen of the highest resolution 1080p monitors you can buy in a 4 x 4 grid to reproduce that quality.
Think your new-fangled 10 megapixel camera is hot stuff? Professional photographers can now pick up a camera that captures up to 160 million pixels in a single shot.
The Seitz 6×17 is a panoramic high definition digital camera with an unbelievable resolution of 7,500 by 21,250 pixels.