The Display Industry News Source for 7.25.2012
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Virtual Holography: The Next Step in 3D Imaging? "“Doctors have to mentally deliberate as they evaluate images and they’ll have to try to look at different views to get more information and determine if what they see is the tissue they want to evaluate,” Aguirre said. “A lot of clinically significant information gets lost by looking at 2D views of 3D anatomy.” Aguirre wants to provide is a “true 3D visualization platform” that allows a reader to see subjects as 3D objects that he or she can manipulate and interact with." via DiagnosticImaging

Apple's Wild New Patent Covers TV & Advanced 5D Technology "Today's granted patent generally relates to a new type of data entry device for computers and other electronic equipment generally in the category of digitizers and touch screens having several unique properties. It is based primarily on the electro-optical determination of temporary surface distortion caused by the physical input signal, or force, creating the distortion (e.g. a finger "touch"). ...Our report points out just some of the key areas that this patent covers." via Patently Apple

Toshiba Excite 7.7 Review: The AMOLED display is stunning "While this tablet's larger siblings sport LED backlit displays, Toshiba has outfitted the smallest of the lineup with an AMOLED display. The results are stunning. The display offers fantastic viewing angles, and screen images are crisp, even in bright  light." via TabTimes

STRATACACHE Launches Digital Menu Board Customer Experience Center "“The STRATACACHE DMB Experience Center is the ideal destination for the latest digital menu board technologies,” said Chris Riegel, STRATACACHE CEO. “We invite anyone interested in learning more about how digital signage and digital menu boards can impact their business to visit the center.”" via STRATACACHE

Expert says Google's Nexus 7 has display problem "Raymond Soneira at DisplayMate Technologies claims that while the tablet's LCD panel has much to offer, the calibration of display parameters - usually performed through firmware - is "way off", which makes images appear washed out." via panARMENIAN

Digital display system for train cars "The ‘Canopy’ is a concept that would attach to the roof of a train car to give riders a view of the outside world they’re passing. The flexible ‘e-paper’ would show passing landmarks and weather information." via psfk

London Restaurant with Digital Menu Touch Tables "One of the restaurant’s unique features are menus projected onto tabletops, allowing diners to order food and beverages interactively, to change the ambiance of their individual table, to play games and even to order up local information and services, such as booking a cab." via Contemporist

Daktronics Releases New Fuelight Series Petroleum Price Display ""The primary goal for this new series was to give the market a modern looking display with increased reliability. The combination of exceptional reliability, simple and effective design and low selling price places the Fuelight 3000 display as the undisputed value leader in the industry," said Mike Gunderson, Fuelight product manager, Daktronics, Brookings, S.D." via Digital Signage Connection

Dell launches mega powerful 3D laptop "The M4700 is a 15inch model and the higher spec M6700 is a 17” model which also features edge to edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2 for brighter images, increased resilience, protection and 3D capability." via 3D Focus

L-3 to Provide Video Display Terminal for MC-130J "L-3 Display Systems was selected by Lockheed Martin to provide the Combat Systems Operator (CSO) Video Display Terminal (VDT) for the MC-130J. ...L-3 is designing and manufacturing the 15-inch rugged display with dual-mode night vision image system-compatible backlight technology." via Aviation Today

Acer Timeline Ultra M5 Review: Big Screen, Few Pixels "The biggest draw--and regrettably, the biggest disappointment--of the Timeline Ultra M5 is its 15.6-inch screen. ...Once you gt past its low resolution, the screen looks pretty good. Colors seemed accurate, though a bit washed out at times (especially at higher brightness settings), and off-axis viewing angles were solid." via PCWorld


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