Novel Displays


Development of a Graphene Based IMOD

by Norbert Hildebrand

The University of Delft and Graphenea SA (a Spain-based graphene company) have published some research that outlines a new way of making an IMOD (interferometric modulator display) similar to the not so successful Mirasol …

Tags:display technology| Graphene| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Reflective Display| Vol 23 - Issue 44

Floating Pixels Developed in the UK

by Bob Raikes

Groups from the Universities of Sussex and Bristol have developed a display that uses ultrasound acoustics to suspend physical pixels in mid-air while using electrostatic force to rotate the pixel to show different colours. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 23 - Issue 42| Volumetric Displays

Biodegradable Displays?

by Tom Allen

Researchers have been investigating the creation of biodegradable electronics, in an effort to curb the rapid rise in toxic waste that the industry generates. Illustration showing a theoretical simulation of the distribution of the …

Tags:Environment| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 22 - Issue 43

Wearables Waiting for the Advent of Soft Electronics

by Steve Sechrist

The Apple Watch is now shipping with predictions it will bust all records for the nascent wearable category, with the lift coming primarily from the fan-boy base (OK, girls too) that believes Apple can …

Tags:Apple Watch (iWatch)| Novel Displays| Sensors| Vol 22 - Issue 25| Wearable Market| Wearables

Waiting for Godot

by Ken Werner

It takes a long time to develop novel display technologies. As a result, product designers sometimes express a desire for display characteristics that the industry cannot supply – at least not yet, and maybe …

Tags:display technology| Novel Displays| Pentile| SID Display Week 2015| Vol 22 - Issue 20

Squid Skin Research Leads to Tiny Pixel Display Technology

by Super User

A full-colour display technology, based on the simulation of squid skin, has been developed by Rice University’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP), in the USA. Squid skin is able to ‘see’ colours and blend into …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 21 - Issue 37| Volume 21

Through the Combining Glass

by Super User

An experimental display, using semi-transparent mirrors, has the potential to enable interaction with a wide variety of objects. Developed by the University of Bristol’s Department of Computer Science (DCS), the ‘combining glass’ uses optical …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Museums & Exhibitions| Novel Displays| Vol 21 - Issue 42| Volume 21

Optically Writable 3D LCD Developed by HKUST

by Super User

Hong Kong University for Science and Technology (HKUST) published the result of its research, originally shown in a paper at SID, into an optically rewritable 3D LCD. The display is basically a normal LCD …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD displays| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21

Tracking Deformation for Tablet Input

by Super User

Microsoft Research has developed a transparent sensor surface for tablet PCs, called FlexSense. The work was performed in partnership with the Institute of Surface Technologies and Photonics of Joanneum Research and the University of …

Tags:Microsoft| Mobile Display Monitor| Novel Displays| Vol 21 - Issue 43| Volume 21