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MIT develops holographic, glasses-free 3D TV

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The masterful engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are busy working on a type of 3D display capable of presenting that elusive third dimension without any eye gear. We say “elusive” because what you’ve been presented at your local cinema (with 3D glasses) or on your Nintendo 3DS...
MIT develops holographic, glasses-free 3D TV

Motorola Head-mounted Computer Gen.2 Kopin Golden-i

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Motorola Head-mounted Computer Gen.2 Kopin Golden-i is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedImagine walking around with a head-mounted 15″ display to view information available to you at all times. This system features a pretty cool six-axis position...
Motorola Head-mounted Computer Gen.2 Kopin Golden-i

Nippon Electric Glass demos liquid crystal lens and 'invisible glass' at CEATEC (video)

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How about some glass from CEATEC, eh? The folks at Nippon Electric Glass were showing off its still-in-development liquid lens technology, as well as its already-available "invisible glass." The latter, as pictured above, is very much what it says on the tin albeit with some exaggeration, obviously, but we...
Nippon Electric Glass demos liquid crystal lens and 'invisible glass' at CEATEC (video)

Corning Monkeys Around With Next Display Technology: Willow Glass

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Glass pioneer Corning today announced a new technology it says will help power a new generation of screens. The product, known as Willow Glass, is designed for both thinner phone, tablet and notebook screens as well as curved displays. Corning said the technology will work with the two main types...
Corning Monkeys Around With Next Display Technology: Willow Glass

Pick a pico projector: We review four of the best and brightest models

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Pico projectors--the tiniest of handheld projectors--continue to benefit from advances in miniaturization and power management. Although most pico projectors are still a tad too bulky for comfortable pocket portability, none of models in this round will weigh down a briefcase or purse by more than a pound; some weigh...
Pick a pico projector: We review four of the best and brightest models

MIT fiber could be woven into glasses-free 3D displays, and battle cancer

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Electrical engineers and material scientists at MIT have created a fiber-borne laser that could be woven to form a flexible display that could project different 3D images in any number of directions, to any number of viewers.The new display fiber (it doesn’t seem to have an official name) works in...
MIT fiber could be woven into glasses-free 3D displays, and battle cancer

Trade groups look for uses for recycled CRT glass

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An electronics and a recycling trade group are looking for ways to reuse recycled cathode ray tube (CRT) glass from computer monitors and television sets, with a $10,000 prize for the best proposal. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) launched the CRT...
Trade groups look for uses for recycled CRT glass

Why you won’t mind recharging your next bifocals

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Having got my first pair of progressive bifocals recently, I can’t help but want these smart glasses from PixelOptix. The lenses are embedded with liquid crystals which can create an “electronic reading zone” either automatically or through manual activation. This “emPower” concept is to allow for standard viewing at all times,...
Why you won’t mind recharging your next bifocals
Cambridge researchers develop cheap, inkjet-printed liquid crystal lasers

NC State's new efficient pico projector raises hopes for smartphone cinema

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A team at North Carolina State University has developed a new liquid crystal projector that could spell the end of bulky and noisy cinema gear. Conventional tech passes unpolarized light through a filter, but the process is so inefficient that nearly 50 percent of the energy is wasted just...
NC State's new efficient pico projector raises hopes for smartphone cinema
Apple's new Retina Display dogged by image retention, increasingly unhappy users
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