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Samsung launching a transparent display to market, 90% more efficient than a regular LCD

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Samsung launching a transparent display to market, 90% more efficient than a regular LCD
Samsung is no doubt at the forefront of new screen technologies in the last few years. Its R&D department has already commercialized the Super AMOLED display in the Galaxy S phone line, and now it's time for the flexible and transparent screens. Samsung has demonstrated those at various trade shows already, including CES in January, but it's great to hear things are moving along with mass producing the innovations.

The company is starting commercial production of a 22" transparent display, with both black&white and color versions, which have 20% and 15% transparency, respectively. An added bonus is the massively increased efficiency - these screens consume just 10% the power of their LCD counterparts.

Samsung launching a transparent display to market, 90  more efficient than a regular LCD
Samsung launching a transparent display to market, 90  more efficient than a regular LCD

If you are wondering about the resolution, it is WSXGA+ (1680x1050 pixels), the display has 500:1 contrast ratio, and offers both HDMI and USB ports for hooking it up. We are curious if Samsung can implement those for smaller gadgets like phones and tablets at some point, like what Sony Ericsson did with the Xperia Pureness X5, as we can think of various ways this could be beneficial. While we are wondering, have a look at a cool demo of the technology, involving a goldfish, and some water.

source: SamsungHub





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posted on 31 Mar 2011, 03:56 4

1. Sevule (unregistered)


Wow!!!! Talk about Minority Report technology coming way earlier than anticipated. it is truly amazing the rate of technological advancements in the last 50 years. Now all we have to wait for are true colour 3d life size holographic displays!!

posted on 31 Mar 2011, 05:25

2. loolcom (Posts: 13; Member since: 15 Feb 2011)


Should absolutely go for phone ,,,,

posted on 31 Mar 2011, 09:34

3. PhoneLuver (Posts: 466; Member since: 05 Jul 2010)


Now to make it flexible and 3D capable.

posted on 31 Mar 2011, 15:22

4. SavageLucy42 (Posts: 211; Member since: 24 Mar 2011)


Make it so, number one.

posted on 02 Apr 2011, 10:22

7. WOW (unregistered)


The most amazing thing about this video is he captured the fish with a cup in 1 try. Thats amazing.

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