Society for Information Display

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

Society for Information Display

The Nomad Display System uses a laser to project its image straight onto the users retina. The generated red readout image appears in space in front of the user, along with the rest of the view from under the baseball cap. (PHOTO: David Morgenstern/eWEEK.

Society for Information Display

Society for Information Display - Does Size Matter?

It is a very big screen. Royal Philips Electronics showed a 100-inch HD LCD television in its booth. Around the corner, the company pitched its WOW technology, which produces a 3D image without special glasses. A 42-inch model was promoted for digital sig

Society for Information Display - Does Size Matter?

Society for Information Display - MicroOptical Myvu \Personal Media Viewer\

In the Kopin booth, vendors showed off products using the OEM microdisplay technology, including the Myvu consumer display. The Myvu display presents a 320x240-pixel color image (QVGA) before the user and was attached to a video iPod. (PHOTO: David Morgen

Society for Information Display - MicroOptical Myvu \Personal Media Viewer\

Society for Information Display - Icuti DV920 \Video Eyeware\

Also shown in the Kopin booth was the Icuti DV920. It showed movies from a video iPod. This unit, now available in Sharper Image stores, has a 640x480-pixel resolution and costs about $550, a Kopin representative said. (PHOTO: David Morgenstern/eWEEK.com)

Society for Information Display - Icuti DV920 \Video Eyeware\

Society for Information Display - LCD for the Airport

Samsung pitched large high-definition screens for signage at airports. The largest was a 82-inch display hung vertically, showing a combination of text (incoming and departing flights) as well as video content. The display has a resolution of 1,920 by 1,0

Society for Information Display - LCD for the Airport

Society for Information Display - Driving LCDs

A number of vendors showed flat panels aimed at automotive applications. This 14.9-inch wide screen in the Toshiba booth, would offer virtual instrument readouts as well as navigation information and the view from cameras mounted in the front and rear of

Society for Information Display - Driving LCDs

Society for Information Display - Infographic in Glass

Its easy to see the growth both in the LCD market and in the size of screens from this display in the Corning booth. These panels are the production panes that get sliced up for large and small screens in products. The small one in the lower left corner

Society for Information Display - Infographic in Glass

Society for Information Display - LCDs Get Tactile

The Immersion booth showed its touchscreens that touch back. Pressing a button on the screen not only flashed for visual feedback, but moved under the finger with a strong click movement. (PHOTO: David Morgenstern/eWEEK.com)

Society for Information Display - LCDs Get Tactile

Society for Information Display - Listening for a Touch

Elo TouchSystems introduced a new touchscreen technology at the show called acoustic pulse recognition. The screen listens for the touch of an object, such as a stylus or fingernail, and then activates. The unit is more robust to physical ha

Society for Information Display - Listening for a Touch

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