Physically dynamic surfaces may herald another tablet revolution
Apple's iPad arrived five years ago. It is a device that changed the way we think about computing, marking a seismic shift from keyboard and mouse to direct manipulation with our fingers. The iPad wasn't ...
Google unveils 'stick' computer with Asus
Google and Taiwan's Asus are launching a "computer on a stick" which can plug into a display to turn it into a PC.
Researchers develop molecular backbone of super-slim, bendable digital displays
From smartphones and tablets to computer monitors and interactive TV screens, electronic displays are everywhere. As the demand for instant, constant communication grows, so too does the urgency for more ...
Discovery could yield more efficient portable electronics, solar cells
By figuring out how to precisely order the molecules that make up what scientists call organic glass—the materials at the heart of some electronic displays, light-emitting diodes and solar cells—a team ...
Real-time holographic displays one step closer to reality
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have designed a new type of pixel element and demonstrated its unique switching capability, which could make three-dimensional holographic displays possible.
Hybrid nanowires eyed for computers, flexible displays
A new process for coating copper nanowires with graphene - an ultrathin layer of carbon – lowers resistance and heating, suggesting potential applications in computer chips and flexible displays.
Glasses-free 3D display is made with tiny spherical lenses
Apple supplier Japan Display to build $1.4 bn LCD screen factory
Apple supplier Japan Display said Friday it would spend $1.4 billion on a new smartphone and tablet screen factory, in a move that may be a response to growing demand from the US iPhone maker.
Cebit 2015: DIY printing custom touch-sensitive displays
Computer scientists from Saarbrücken have developed a technique that could enable virtually anyone to print out customized displays of their own in future—in all shapes and sizes and onto various materials. ...
Energy-generating cloth could replace batteries in wearable devices
From light-up shoes to smart watches, wearable electronics are gaining traction among consumers, but these gadgets' versatility is still held back by the stiff, short-lived batteries that are required. These ...
Video of SmartEyeglass Attach! from Sony is released
Silver-glass sandwich structure acts as inexpensive color filter
The engineering world just became even more colorful.
Creating high-resolution full-color moving holograms in 3-D
Three-dimensional (3D) movies, which require viewers to wear stereoscopic glasses, have become very popular in recent years. However, the 3D effect produced by the glasses cannot provide perfect depth cues. ...
The future of holographic video
Holographic video displays, featuring three-dimensional images, are about to "go large" and become a lot more affordable at the same time, thanks to the work of a team of Brigham Young University (BYU) researchers ...