Huge 3D displays without 3D glasses
A new kind of display uses laser beams to send out different pictures into different directions. Each pixel contains lasers and a moving mirror, which directs the laser light. Different pictures can be sent ...
Spotify rockets to 15 million paying users (Update)
Swedish music streaming service Spotify said it now has 15 million paying subscribers in what analysts on Tuesday called a timely boost to the company's revolutionary and controversial model.
Nitrogen leak at LG Display factory kills two, sickens four
LG Display said Monday two people were killed and four others sickened by a nitrogen leak at its factory north of Seoul.
From the lab to your digital device, quantum dots have made quantum leaps
(Phys.org)—Outside his career as a noted nanochemist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) director Paul Alivisatos is an avid photographer. To show off his photos, his preferred device ...
The future is bright, the future is quantum dot televisions
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has arrived again, the world's largest consumer electronics and technology exhibition in Las Vegas, where manufacturers will show off the new technologies available in 20 ...
Glasses-free ultrahigh-definition 2D/3D switching display
Toshiba Corporation has developed a new technology for glasses-free 3D displays that uses a low-crosstalk, high-definition LCD GRIN lens with a 15-inch 4K LCD panel. The technology realizes a highly portable, compact display ...
E Ink isn't just for e-readers any more
E-readers may be passe, but you could soon see the black-and-white, easy-to-read screens that helped make them a big hit in a lot more places and products.
Researchers create 'green' process to reduce molecular switching waste
Dartmouth researchers have found a solution using visible light to reduce waste produced in chemically activated molecular switches, opening the way for industrial applications of nanotechnology ranging from ...
Cooled-down plasma could help detect elusive nanoparticles responsible for so many health hazards
We're awash in tiny nanoparticles. Some are components of car and truck exhaust; others are manufactured intentionally for products ranging from cosmetics to electronic devices. Most are only a few nanometers ...
Brighter images, more efficient LCD displays: New polarizing filter transits more light
University of Utah engineers have developed a polarizing filter that allows in more light, leading the way for mobile device displays that last much longer on a single battery charge and cameras that can ...
Quantum-dot technology makes LCD TVs more colorful, energy-efficient
If LCD TVs start getting much more colorful—and energy-efficient—in the next few years, it will probably be thanks to MIT spinout QD Vision, a pioneer of quantum-dot television displays.
New York's Times Square lit up by huge digital billboard
New York's Times Square was illuminated by the world's highest resolution video display screen of its size as the monitor—nearly as big as a football field—was switched on Tuesday evening.