Liquid crystals light way to better data storage
As cell phones and computers continue to shrink, many companies are seeking better ways to store hundreds of gigabytes of data in small, low-power devices.
Six Taiwan executives charged in US with price-fixing
Six employees of a Taiwanese maker of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels and its US subsidiary have been charged with price-fixing, the US Justice Department said Thursday.
Sharp improves wall display technology
(AP) -- Walls, ceiling and floors will turn into wall-to-wall imagery with Sharp's new technology that has minimized the gaps between displays, allowing them to be used like high-tech tiles.
Sharp unveils 3D televisions in Japan
Japanese electronics giant Sharp unveiled a line of 3D televisions Monday, joining rivals Samsung Electronics and Sony Corp. in an increasingly competitive sector the industry hopes will drive profits.
The Earth's hidden weakness
(PhysOrg.com) -- Three thousand kilometres beneath our feet, the Earth's solid rock gives way to the swirling liquid iron of the outer core.
Toshiba Develops Optically Compensated Bend Liquid Crystal Panel for 3D Glasses
Toshiba Mobile Display has developed an OCB (Optically Compensated Bend) liquid crystal display panel for 3D glasses suitable for watching 3D television, enjoying 3D movies, or playing 3D games.
Samsung to triple capital, R&D spending this year
(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said Monday it will more than triple investment in capital spending and research and development this year to a record 26 trillion won ($22.7 billion), betting on future growth despite questions ...
An odd couple: Photoluminescent liquid crystals based on metal clusters
(PhysOrg.com) -- Combine liquid crystals (mesogens) and metal clusters and you get clustomesogens -- a new class of compounds, the first examples of which have now been produced by scientists at the Universities ...
Japanese group gives health tips to 3D viewers
A group of Japanese businesses has released a handbook advising viewers on health and safety when watching three-dimensional televisions to counter symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, and eye fatigue.
US agency examines Sony patent infringement claim
A US trade agency has launched a probe into Sony Corp's claims that several companies, including two major computer monitor makers in Hong Kong and Taiwan, infringed on its patents for display devices.
Sharp to sell 3-D TVs in Japan, US, Europe, China
(AP) -- Sharp is trying to play catch-up in 3-D TVs with powerful rivals Samsung and Panasonic with displays the Japanese electronics maker says are brighter and clearer.
LG aims to secure 25 percent of world 3D TV market
South Korea's LG Electronics said Thursday it aims to secure a 25 percent share this year of the world's fast-growing 3D television market.
Conical nanocarbon structures could lead to flexible, transparent field emission displays
Sony to roll out 3D TVs in Japan in June
Sony said Tuesday it would start selling 3D televisions in Japan in June, aiming to ride a new wave of interest in the technology thanks to recent movies such as sci-fi blockbuster "Avatar".