Novel Displays


UCB Develops Invisible Display

by Bob Raikes

Scientists at the University of California Berkeley (UCB) have developed a new light emission device that is full transparent, with a light emitting layer that is just three atoms thick. The group sees applications …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| R&D (Research & Development)| Vol 25 - Issue 14

Sony Shows off Head Light System

by Arthur Berman

As it has for the past several years, Sony used the occasion of the recent SXSW conference (Austin, TX) to show off several ongoing experimental projects. This year, the company’s presentations included the so-called …

Tags:Novel Displays| Portable Projectors| sony| Vol 25 - Issue 13

Optical Trap Display Technology Under Development

by Arthur Berman

A team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Daniel Smalley of the ElectroHolography Research Group within the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Brigham Young University (Provo, UT) is developing a means for “using …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Laser| Novel Displays| R&D (Research & Development)| Vol 25 - Issue 09| Volumetric Displays

The HoloPlayer One Lets Users Interact with “3D Holograms”

by Arthur Berman

A startup called Looking Glass Factory (Brooklyn, NY) has debuted a display device called the HoloPlayer One. The device has been widely reported in the popular press as a “hologram viewing device.” Let me …

Tags:Gesture Recognition| Light Field Displays| Novel Displays| Vol 25 - Issue 02

LED Device Under Development that both Emits and Detects Light

by Arthur Berman

A team of researchers lead by Moonsub Shim, a professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, IL), is developing a novel type of LED. The so-called nanorod LED is …

Tags:LED| Novel Displays| Quantum Dots| R&D (Research & Development)| Vol 24 - Issue 11

The Pixel 2.0 is a Tiny OLED Display System

by Bob Raikes

The Pixel 2.0 is a new tiny OLED screen (1.5″ with 128 x 128 resolution) that is built around an Arduino and can be programmed to produce graphics. The display is available on Kickstarter …

Tags:Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| OLEDs| Vol 24 - Issue 08

Apple Patent Covers Mesh-like Flexible Display

by Bob Raikes

Apple has filed a patent application for a stretchable display, Apple Insider reports. The patent covers a display that is built on a the idea that the display elements are mounted on a mesh-like …

Tags:Apple| MicroLED| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 24 - Issue 06

Ostendo Develops First Vertically Integrated RGB LED

by Chris Chinnock

Most Daily Monitor readers know Ostendo Technologies as the company that developed LED-based light field displays with significant support from the Air Force Research Labs (AFRL). That effort has not received additional funding from …

Tags:MicroLED| Novel Displays| Vol 24 - Issue 08

ESI Designs Beacon in Pittsburgh

by Bob Raikes

ESI Design created a special display based on 1584 polycarbonate LCD panels with a low resolution grid of LEDs behind the panels to represent all 32 levels of The Tower at PNC Plaza in …

Tags:DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 23 - Issue 50

Lightvert Has Large Displays… or not…

by Bob Raikes

Lightvert in the UK – a start-up founded by Daniel Siden and a spin out from Haberdashery – has developed a patent pending technology it calls Echo that uses a single line of light, …

Tags:Advertising| DOOH| Large Display Monitor| Laser| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 23 - Issue 48

Shooting Stars For Olympics

by Yvette Raikes

Project Sky Canvas plans to have shooting stars in the sky for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. A micro-satellite will be launched which will fire up to 1000 tiny particles into the atmosphere. As …

Tags:Back Panel| Japan| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 23 - Issue 48

The Trickstick is a Handheld “Persistence of Vision” Display

by Arthur Berman

Electricks (San Francisco, CA) is developing a product called Trickstick. The device is a hand held “persistence of vision” display in the form of a wand. “Wave it in front of you and a …

Tags:Crowdfunding (Kickstarter etc)| LED| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 23 - Issue 45