Samsung To Launch Smartphones With Flexible Displays In 2012

We have been hearing rumors for a while now that Samsung has been working on some smartphones that will come with a flexible display, and now Samsung has confirmed that the company plans to launch devices with flexible displays in 2012.

Samsung announced this during their recent earnings call, and Samsung’s Robert Yi hasd the following to say about Samsung’s new flexible display technology.

Samsung To Launch Smartphones With Flexible Displays In 2012

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Samsung Shows Off New 2560 x 1600 Resolution 10.1 Inch Tablet Display

We first heard about Samsung’s new 10.1 inch display back in May, which is a 10.1 inch LCD display designed to be used in tablets and it features a 2,560 x 1,600 pixel resolution.
Samsung is now showing off this new tablet display at FPD International 2011 in Yokohama Japan which takes place between the 26th and 28th of October, and Samsung plans to put the new 10.1 inch display into production next year.

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200 inch Full HD Glasses-Free 3D Display Uses 57 Different Display Angles

A new 200 inch display has been unveiled that shows video from 57 different angles, enabling people to walk around in front of the screen and see behind corners or objects as they are shown on the screen. The amazing new full HD glasses-free 3D display has been developed by NICT, in collaboration with JVC Kenwood and is a great example of how display technology is being pushed to its limits.

The 200 inch screen weighs in at 500kg and consists of a condenser lens which focuses the light creating a sharp image, and a special diffuser film which lowers the horizontal diffusion angle, creating a smooth transition between the different viewing angles. Watch a video after the jump to see the screen in use.

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Cinq USB Display for Laptops Ships

The thing I hate about using a laptop is that the screen space offered is too small even on the largest notebooks for my taste. If you feel the same way, what you need is a second LCD to hook to your notebook. The Cinq is just that, a small second screen.

Cinq Display

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NEC TeleScouter Augmented Reality Headset

NEC have this week launched their new TeleScouter Augmented Reality headset which allows the user to view a virtual 16 inch transparent display which is projected in front of them while wearing the headset.

The TeleScouter Augmented Reality system is equipped with a compact 500MHz ARM-based computer supported by 256 MB of RAM together with internal storage capacity of 2 GB. It can also connected to large networks via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and is equipped with an internal battery which is capable of providing 4 hours of continuous use.

NEC TeleScouter

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BBC iPad, iPhone App Updated With Apple AirPlay Support

The BBC has today rolled out a great new update for its iPlayer iOS application which brings with it support for Apple’s AirPlay features. The new update will now allow you to stream content from the BBC iPlayer application directly to your big-screen HD TV through Apple’s TV device.

The update provides a great improvement for BBC viewers in countries other than the UK who may have not been able to view the BBC content on large screen HDTV’s.

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Sony’s PlayStation 3D Monitor Officially Arriving Mid November

It was originally thought that Sony’s new PlayStation 3D Monitor would be arriving sometime in December. However today Sony has released new details and a lengthy FAQ on their PlayStation blog website unveiling that their new 3D display will be arriving on November 13th for $499. Sony’s PlayStation 3D Monitor features a 24 inch 3D display which can display Full HD games and video in 1080p.

Sony PlayStation 3D Monitor

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Awesome Battlefield 3 Extreme FPS Game Simulator Unveiled (video)

An absolutely awesome new extreme FPS game simulator has been unveiled, playing the highly anticipated Battlefield 3 game. The amazing game simulator incorporates the worlds first portable omni-directional treadmill designed by Swedish company MSE Weibull to provide a fully immersive feeling.

Together by projecting the game inside a 360-degree, 4 metre high and 9 metre wide Igloo Vision video dome the players experience is made as visceral and immersive as possible. and ten infra-red motion tracking cameras continually monitor the players movements in real-time on the omni-directional treadmill. Watch a video of this awesome FPS game simulator in action after the jump.

Battlefield 3 Simulator

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ViewSonic Introduces New Ultra-fast 2ms, 3D LED Display

ViewSonic have this week unveiled a new 3-D ready LED display which they have just added to their range in the form of their new V3D231 LED Monitor. Its a 23-inch 3D Ready LED monitor featuring an ultra-fast 2ms video response time together with a 1920 x 1080 full HD resolution and 20,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.

The ViewSonic V3D231 also comes with integrated SRS premium sound audio speakers and is equipped with VGA, DVI-D and HDMI 1.4a inputs.

ViewSonic V3D231

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Disney Research Create SideBySide Interactive Projectors, Bringing A New Twist To Multiplayer Gaming (video)

Disney Research have developed a new and innovative concept called SideBySide which provides a method for gamers to be able to interact with each other using projected characters. The SideBySide system projects images onto a surface which then become aware and responsive to other nearby projections.

Currently the system allows for interaction within games and also to allow enables applications to exchange data via a “dragging and dropping” method from one person’s projected image to another. Watch the video after the jump to see the new SideBySide Interactive Projectors in action.


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