News tagged with pixels

Is the pixel about to die?

(Phys.org)—Researchers launching a new vector-based video codec are claiming their work will lead to the death of the pixel within the next five years.

Dec 12, 2012
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Japanese company builds 9.6-inch 4K x 2K LCD panel

(Phys.org)—Japanese firm Ortus Technology Co., Ltd. has revealed its development of what the company is calling the world's smallest LCD display panel that meets the 4K standard. At just 9.6 inches with ...

Oct 26, 2012 report
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High-speed CMOS sensors provide better images

Conventional CMOS image sensors are not suitable for low-light applications such as fluorescence, since large pixels arranged in a matrix do not support high readout speeds. A new optoelectronic component ...

Jan 03, 2012
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Rebuilding the world one pixel at a time

Who says Rome wasn't built in a day? With the muscle of about 500 computers and 150,000 still images, Steve Seitz, a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington's ...

Jan 10, 2011
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