Norwegian army testing Oculus Rift virtual goggles system for tank drivers
Invention transforms plain surfaces into low-cost touch screens
Imagine turning a whiteboard, glass window or even a wooden table top into a responsive, touch sensitive surface. A low cost system developed by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), based on the principles ...
OLED brings out the shine
Screens made of organic light diodes promise unfathomable possibilities. Yet high production costs often prevent their widespread use. A new kind of production saves not only costs, but also improves the ...
Atomic-scale investigations solve key puzzle of LED efficiency
(Phys.org) —From the high-resolution glow of flat screen televisions to light bulbs that last for years, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) continue to transform technology. The celebrated efficiency and versatility ...
Pinch, prod, pull on stretchy display by MIT creatives (w/ video)
CES unveils big TVs with 'ultra-high definition' (Update)
The race to make TVs larger and larger has created a colossal problem for manufacturers: As screens grow, picture quality worsens—unless the viewer moves farther away from the screen.
Video ATMs let customers interact remotely
Your bank teller could soon be coming to you through a 30-inch flat screen. In an age where more customers, particularly millennials, prefer to bank online, banks are looking for ways to keep branches relevant while reducing ...
Scientists develop indium-free organic light-emitting diodes
(Phys.org)—Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Ames Laboratory have discovered new ways of using a well-known polymer in organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), which could eliminate the ...
Samsung hits back at LG in patents row
South Korea's Samsung has hit back at rival LG in a patents row over next-generation display panels, with both firms accusing the other of stealing technology and senior staff to grab a lead in the market.
Reducing the environmental impact: New tools to aid in recycling flat-screen monitors, TVs
(Phys.org)—Millions of flat-screen monitors and television sets will soon become obsolete, posing environmental hazards, and Purdue University researchers are developing tools to help industry efficiently ...
Evaluating molecules within a sealed organic light emitting diode device
AIST researchers have developed a method that can selectively measure the behavior of specific molecules at the interfaces of organic layers in a multilayered organic light emitting diode (OLED) device during ...
LG Chem cable batteries may reshape mobile designs
LG Display to pay $380 mn to settle US lawsuit
LG Display, one of the world's largest flat screen makers, said Friday it had agreed to pay $380 million to settle a US case over alleged price-fixing in the liquid crystal display market.
Microsoft helps startups create business connecting with Kinect
In a conference center room on Microsoft's Redmond campus last week, a slim, bespectacled CEO clad in a white lab coat was waving his arms wildly.