Liquid crystal's chaotic inner dynamics
Scientists have unearthed a new dynamic process induced by strong electric fields in thin liquid crystal cells.
Sharp Free-Form Display to free up display designs
Apple tablet patent reveals Smart Cover's Second Coming
New navigation system for airplanes modernizes old technology
(Phys.org) —Research at Oregon State University has developed a new airplane navigation system based on concepts that were developed in the 1940s but are still popular and affordable, and it uses new technology to make ...
Improving our depth perception in augmented reality
(Phys.org)—Sports fans have come to expect some of the extras they see on their TV screen, such as the yellow lines that appear on a football field highlighting where the ball needs to go for a first down. Similarly, NASCAR ...
Microsoft display adapter brings device info to big screen
Bringing cheaper, 'greener' lighting to market with inkjet-printed hybrid quantum dot LEDs
It's not easy going green. For home lighting applications, organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) hold the promise of being both environmentally friendly and versatile. Though not as efficient as regular light-emitting ...
Researchers create gel that displays spontaneous motion (w/ Video)
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.
Samsung faces Brazil lawsuit over labor conditions (Update)
Samsung Electronics Co. is facing a lawsuit from Brazil's government seeking damages over poor working conditions on the company's assembly lines, prosecutors said.
The grass really is greener on TV and computer screens, thanks to quantum dots
High-tech specks called quantum dots could bring brighter, more vibrant color to mass market TVs, tablets, phones and other displays. Today, a scientist will describe a new technology called 3M quantum dot ...
Pinch interface can link displays of multiple screens (w/ Video)
Nanostructures filter light to order
Arrays of nanoscale pillars made to reflect light of a selected color could find application as optical filters in digital cameras.
Amazon takes on iPad with larger Kindle Fire (Update 3)
Amazon unveiled four new Kindle Fire tablet computers on Thursday, including ones with larger color screens, as the online retailer steps up competition with Apple ahead of the holiday shopping season.