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Seeing things: A new transparent display system could provide heads-up data


January 21, 2014

engineering graphic Transparent displays have a variety of potential applications--such as the ability to see navigation or dashboard information while looking through the windshield of a car or plane. Now, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a new approach that can have significant advantages over existing systems, at least for certain kinds of applications: A wide viewing angle, simplicity of manufacture, and potentially low cost and scalability. Full Story

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