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Transparent Screens

Discussion in 'News' started by live2game2003, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. live2game2003 New Member

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    Dai Nippon Printing Co. is releasing a screen that is fully transparent. It is a transparent material such as plastic coated with a special liquid crystal substance that only reflects back light from the projector. It also includes the SoundVu technology which is another transparent membrane that is used as a speaker.
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    i swear i saw something like this that sony had on show at some expo a couple of months ago, but thing theres was an actual television instead of a projector screen
     
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    Minority Report much?
     
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    They had something sort of like this on Pimp My Ride.
     
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    schweet. now for mass-produced 3d displays
     
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    i bet if you sanded glass a bit and projected a picture on it, you would get a similar result.
     
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    I would say that this is basically a clear plastic projector screen with a chemical in it to reflect certain wavelengths of light, and then allow light that we see to pass through it, so it seems transparent. If the whole room was lit with a light that was of a similar wavelength, then the screen would be rendered useless. I could only see this as a cheap way to have screens outdoors, without damaging any hardware, and only the screen. Good concept, it feels futuristic. lol..
     
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    I was thinking that it would be better if it didn't need a projector. Projectors are fine for cinemas, but not so great at home because they need more maintenance and need to be well positioned (on the ceiling really) to avoid shadows.
     
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