Welcome to Vancouver and the Future of Displays
By Stephen P. Atwood
Changes Occur Among German Instrumentation Companies
By Jenny Donelan
SID, an International Society
By Brian Berkeley
Is 3-D Dead (Again)?
By Nikhil Balram
Frontline Technology: The Road Ahead ot the Holodeck: Light-Field Imaging and Display
Light-field displays represent the 3-D of our future.
By Jim Larimer
Frontline Technology: Communication through the Light Field: An Essay
In the foregoing article, "The Road Ahead to the Holodeck: Light-Field Imaging and Display," James Larimer discusses the evolution of vision and the nature of light-field displays. This article looks at the physical, economic, and social factors that influence the success of information technology applications in terms that could apply to light-filed systems.
By Stephen R. Ellis
Frontline Technology: Binocular Fusion Camera Enables Photography of 3-D Displays for Evaluation Purposes
The binocular fusion camera is a simple apparatus that permits a user to see what is on the screen so that the eyes can converge to create 3-D imagery. With this valuable tool, new insights into the visual performance of 3-D displays can be achieved.
By Ed Kelley and Paul Boynton
Enabling Technology: How High-Frame-Rate Dual-Projector 3-D made Its Movie Debut at the World Premier of The Hobbit
Enabling the first-ever 48-frames-per-second showing of a major motion picture in 3-D required a massive effort involving projection technology, sound and screen equipment, and earthquake and wind protection.
By Terry Schmidt
Enabling Technology: PQM: A Quantitative Tool for Evaluating Decisions in Display Design
Display manufacturers must continually make decisions and about device performance with regard to such characteristics as resolution, luminance, and color. 3M has developed a new tool that enables product developers to forecast how these design factors affect users' perceptions of quality.
By Jennifer F. Schumacher, John Van Derlofske, Brian Stankiewicz, Dave Lamb, and Art Lathrop
Display Marketplace: Shipments of AMOLED TV Panels Will Be Limited for the Next Few Years?
Compared to LCDs, AMOLED TV panels will represent a small part of the total panel market in the years ahead, even as AMOLED TV panel production increases.
By Vinita Jakhanwal
Trade-Show Preview: Products on Display at Display Week
Some of the products on display at North America's largest electronic information-display exhibition are previewed.
SID News: Winning JSID Outstanding Student Paper Describes Solution-Processed Metal Oxide on Flexible Foil
By The Editorial Staff
By Jan Genoe and Jenny Donelan