Parlor Wall (TV Parlor)

The original "big screen TV" takes up an entire wall of a room. (Read the full article)

"I think that the four-wall TV parlor is a horrible idea. This is the reason why I thought that Mildred (Montag's wife) was a robot at the beginning of the book. She was so electronic. I mean, she refered to the parlor as her family and did nothing but stay in the parlor or listen to music on her seashells. I think that is sick. But, that is what the world is coming to now. We are more wound up with technology than we are with friends."
(Meera 1/9/2005 12:17:30 PM )
"it would be cool to have a wall size t.v."
( 2/15/2005 10:39:21 AM )
"i think it would be cool to have a wall sized tv beacuse you would have to have a remote you could just like tell it what channal you want the tv to be on and it will go to that channel!!"
( 2/15/2005 5:48:38 PM )
"I am intrested in buying vidio wall unit. give me call at this # 1228 860 70 51, Thank you Patrik "
(patrick 8/17/2005 4:47:59 PM )
"Montag's wife reminds me of Peg Bundy from the tv show Married With Children. In fact, when I recently reread the book, I pictured her as Katy Segal. "
(Moondragon 9/2/2005 2:39:03 PM )
"Thanks for the help! I am a student in Scottsdale, ARizona and I needed help with a quote for my dumb teacher's class. Her name is Mrs. Rand and assigns us to do paragraphs on this junk. i just hate her, thanks for the help though!" "
(Claire Duckworth 1/21/2006 10:17:53 AM )
"Wall TV was mentioned in Ralph 124C41+:1911 They saw a play on a wall full of telephots. However--Virtual Reality is mentioned in Bradbury's "The Velt"
(Right - see Ray Bradbury's The Veldt for details. Bill)"
(Penny 1/24/2006 5:20:02 PM )
"More then a TV, Bradbury's description is similar to a virtual reality setup called a CAVE (Cave Virtual Automatic Environment). A CAVE is a room with several walls and occasionally the floor and ceiling displaying a virtual world. Links: The creator of CaveQuake: http://brighton.ncsa.uiuc.edu/~prajlich/cave.html CaveUT, an opensource Unreal based PC powered CAVE: http://www.planetjeff.net/ut/CaveUT.html"
(Yossi Preminger 3/10/2006 8:35:03 AM )
"I provide some coverage of the CAVE created at Purdue university. See Minority Report-Style 'Discovery Informatics' At Purdue University."
(Bill Christensen 3/10/2006 10:16:50 AM )
""I think that the four-wall TV parlor is a good idea."
(Mike 3/2/2009 10:22:18 AM )
"I'm actually having a full 4 wall done, with ceiling and floor as well. Voice activation was a must, and the sound system lays behind the walls. I plan to visit just about everywhere in that room =)"
(Mindset Music Group 11/26/2010 9:38:17 PM )

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