Shinoda Plasma Video Wallpaper

Shinoda Plasma has demonstrated a 125 inch diagonal one millimeter-thick display that is flexible enough to curve.


(Shinoda Plasma Video Wallpaper)

The display consists of three seamlessly integrated panels; it offers a total resolution of 960x360. At eight pounds, the display weighs less than a tenth of a conventional plasma display. This fall, Shinoda Plasma will begin manufacturing a 150 inch version this fall.

This device comes close to the kind of video wallpaper described by Vernor Vinge a couple of years ago:

Ezr's heads-up display went clear, and he was looking at the landers bulkheads. The wallpaper backup flickered on, but the video was some random emergency-procedures sequence.
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