Japan-based Firms Showcase Glasses-type Displays

Japan-based Firms Showcase Glasses-type DisplaysTwo Japan-based firms exhibited glasses-type displays at Mobile World Congress 2013, a trade show about mobile devices, which took place from Feb 25 to 28, 2013.

Currently, the "Google Glass," a glasses-type display developed by Google Inc, is gathering attention. But the exhibited displays, when completed, might become rivals to the Google Glass.

Nec Medias W Smartphone Offers Two Displays

NEC Medias W smartphone offers two displaysNEC has recently announced the Medias W smartphone – an unusual new product that comes with two displays instead of one!

"Let's display a map. It's shown on both screens, like this, so you can check your map on a big screen. Although there's a line in the middle, you can pinch and zoom across the two screens.

Sharp Develops High-efficiency Red Laser Diode For Displays

Sharp Develops High-efficiency Red Laser Diode for DisplaysSharp developed a red laser diode with a waveband of 640nm and a light conversion efficiency of 33% for the light sources of displays.

As a 640nm-waveband red laser diode that operates in a single mode, it has the highest conversion efficiency in the industry. Sharp increased conversion efficiency by optimizing the combination of materials and structure. The company will release the laser diode, "GH0641FA2C," for automotive head-up displays and compact projectors.

Pinch Interface Connects The Displays Of Multiple Devices Simultaneously

Pinch interface connects the displays of multiple devices simultaneouslyPinch is an interface which connects the displays from multiple touch devices together. It is currently under development by a research group at the Tokyo University of Technology.

When the user places a thumb and index finger on two adjacent screens and pinches, the screens link up. The screens can be lined up freely, whether vertical or horizontal, and the pictures can be matched up if they're misaligned.

Eizo Among Manufacturers With First Monitors To Fulfill Criteria For Tco Certified Displays 6.0

EIZO among Manufacturers with First Monitors to Fulfill Criteria for TCO Certified Displays 6.0Eizo Nanao Corporation (TSE: 6737) was included in the list of manufacturers with the first monitors that meet the criteria for the new TCO Certified Displays 6.0 label. The EIZO monitors that carry this label are the FlexScan EV2436W and FlexScan EV2416W. EIZO has several more monitors under application and expects they will be certified in the coming months.