Keyword: Displays

5 Ws: Imaging
Imagine a tablet or Kindle that can display braille on command for the visually impaired.
Briefs: Imaging
Using ambient light, the reflective screen keeps energy consumption to a minimum.
Briefs: Imaging
The technology shines through fabrics to show notifications for email messages, time, weather, or other forms of basic information.
Articles: Imaging
With an optical microscope, spectra can be acquired from a sample area smaller than a micron.
Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Learn how to fix one of the more annoying problems in display imaging.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A robot could immediately alert a human of small changes in their surrounding environment.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The LiDAR-based system could “see through” objects to warn of potential hazards without distracting the driver.
Briefs: Imaging
This technology bends light more efficiently, enabling more immersive augmented reality display systems.
Briefs: Wearables
Thanks to its flexibility and adhesion, the biodegradable display can be worn directly on the hand.
Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Head-up displays, health-monitoring sensors from NASA, and a pollen sponge.
Briefs: Energy
The micro-display could enable smartphones and televisions with resolutions of more than 10,000 pixels per inch.
Briefs: Imaging
These glass substrates can be used for displays on smartphones and tablets and for other durable, impact-resistant applications.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The invention can become color-changing “artificial muscle.”
Articles: Materials
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
Briefs: Lighting
Invisible displays on walls and windows would be bright when turned on but invisible when turned off.
Briefs: Materials
This form of thermal management can help enable untethered, high-powered robots to operate for long periods of time without overheating.
Briefs: Imaging
See how tantalum disulfide is supporting new kinds of optics, and potentially new kinds of application for VR and self-driving cars.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applications include low-light conditions such as on orbital satellites and VR applications where the lens needs to be larger than a pupil.
Briefs: Imaging
Multiple commercial applications include defense, search and rescue, and disaster relief.
Briefs: Materials
Smart adaptive clothing can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
How to design for safety, reliability, and connectivity using the latest circuit protection technologies and board layout strategies.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn abut Bosch Sensortec's “Light Drive” system.
Briefs: Imaging
Optically Reconfigurable Charge-Transfer Liquid Crystals
These re-writeable materials have applications in data storage and encryption, energy transducers, and optical display technologies.
Briefs: Energy
The rainproof, stainproof technology turns clothing into self-powered remotes while turning away bacteria.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
With the recent boom in touch-based, polymer display substrates must be fingerprint-resistant.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
This work could accelerate the development of flexible electronics.
Briefs: Imaging
Camera Enables Surgeons to More Easily Identify Cancerous Tissue

Many surgeons rely on sight and touch to find cancerous tissue during surgery. Large hospitals or cancer treatment centers may also use experimental near-infrared fluorescent agents that bind to tumors so surgeons can see them on specialized displays. These machines are costly,...

Articles: Imaging
Program managers and engineers in the military markets need to know about the emergence of new display technologies in the consumer sector.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

NASA Langley Research Center has developed a double-sided Si(Ge)/ Sapphire/III-Nitride hybrid structure. This technology uses both sides of a sapphire wafer to build device...