In the world of advanced computer graphics, what will really set your visual experience apart is the quality of your monitor, so here come the new OLED display monitor plans from Samsung.
Transparent or Mirrored, the new displays, were shown off by Samsung at the Hong Kong retail Asia Expo.
OLED technology is based on LED’s combined with Organic compounds that react to electrical current.
The main factor contributing to OLED development and the reason for its predicted popularity is, that OLED’s do not require a backlight, creating the possibility of better contrast, darker and brighter colors and the disappearance of a fuzziness effect due to shade development.
Samsung’s mirror display can achieve a contrast ration of 100.000 to one and a response time of 1 millisecond. These numbers are between 20 times higher at contrast ration and 8 times higher in response time than an LCD.
Intel’s RealSence Technology allowed customers to use one of Samsungs’ mirror display monitors in order to check how they would look with a certain jewelry piece. Practically customers had the possibility of trying one the jewelry in real time Virtual Reality.
The partnership for this prototype launch event was made between Intel, Samsung and Chow Sang Sang one of the most renowned jewelry company’s on the Asian Market.
Competition on this field will be however though Samsung is not the only company that posses the technology and many new business ventures and ideas come today from start-up companies and Open Source projects.
However this is just a small step in the possible uses of the mirrored monitor. The same technology could power virtual reality images for use in plastic surgery. In the future you could maybe see your haircut and how it fits you before your hairstylist touches 1 hair on your head.
Imagine a world of possibilities from trying on clothes to gym planning to online shopping with virtual reality technology.
The type of adds seen in many futuristic movies you also be possible using Samsung’s OLED displays.
The company stated that it has plans to use transparent, OLEDs in partnership with other companies like Intel, to create interactive ads with voice control and user gesture capabilities.
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