A greener source of polyester—cork trees
On the scale of earth-friendly materials, you'd be hard pressed to find two that are farther apart than polyester (not at all) and cork (very). In an unexpected twist, however, scientists are figuring out ...
Inspired by moth eyeballs, chemists develop gold coating that dims glare
(Phys.org) —All that's gold does not glitter, thanks to new work by UC Irvine scientists that could reduce glare from solar panels and electronic displays and dull dangerous glints on military weapons.
Chip-on-glass LCD drivers for high-resolution, vertical alignment displays
NXP Semiconductors today announced the production ramp-up of two new chip-on-glass (COG) LCD drivers – the PCA8539 and the PCA2117 – specifically designed for driving vertical alignment (VA) displays. ...
Japan LCD screen giant plans $4.0 bn share sale
Japan Display, the world's biggest maker of screens for smartphones and tablet computers, on Monday announced details of a share offering that could raise up to $4.0 billion.
TU Dresden using Europe's largest interactive display wall for research purposes
Following a very successful testing phase, a high-resolution interactive display wall by Finnish company MultiTouch Ltd. is being used for research and education in one of the labs of the Chair of Multimedia-Technology ...
Development of visibility enhancement for projector display in bright rooms
Hitachi today announced the development of video processing technology enhancing the visibility of high resolution at a rate of 60 frames per second. Enhanced visibility video display was achieved by analyzing ...
Quantum dots provide complete control of photons
By emitting photons from a quantum dot at the top of a micropyramid, researchers at Linköping University are creating a polarized light source for such things as energy-saving computer screens and wiretap-proof ...
Apple set to release bigger-screen iPhones, report says
Apple is planning to release two new versions of its iPhones with larger screens this year to meet competition from rival handset makers, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Team develops new, inexpensive transparent projection screen (w/ Video)
Picture the Louvre pyramid: the iconic glass pyramid that serves as main entrance and skylight to the landmark museum. The pyramid is illuminated at night, creating a magical ambience. Imagine strolling next ...
What your candles and TV screen have in common
The next time you light a candle and switch on your television ready for a relaxing evening at home, just think. These two vastly different products have much more in common than you might imagine.
Ultra-violet to produce ultra-thin in new funding
Researchers at the University of Liverpool are investigating the use of ultra-violet light to create thin films that can be used on solar panels, and to keep food and medical instruments sterile.
Avegant plans to show headset with virtual retinal display at CES
Kateeva announces YIELDjet—technique for printing OLEDs cheaper
Driven to distraction: Carmakers mull gadget risks
Talking on the phone while driving is illegal in a growing number of countries, but with the explosion of in-car technologies the potential for drivers being distracted is greater than ever.