Realistic videoconferencing is the single most important development in the future of the workplace, and it's already begun to arrve. Prepare to face the boss
By Andrew BlumPosted 04.03.2007 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Alexander Graham Bell had it right from the beginning. "Mr. Watson," he called to his assistant through the first working telephone, "come here-I want to see you." Fifty years later, the first television transmission made his words literal. And now, 130 years later, the pieces are falling into place to finally let us all be seen.
Transparent OLEDs could turn your living-room window into a high-def TV
By Elizabeth SvobodaPosted 03.13.2006 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Sleek, wall-mounted plasma screens might seem like viewing nirvana now, but what if a picture window could double as a flat-screen TV? Or what if your car´s GPS system could be displayed on your windshield? Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany have invented a transparent OLED (organic light-emitting diode) that will allow just that, transforming any clear surface into a see-through display.