On target marketing and the ultimate programmer's monitor, and a marketing opportunity to any Samsung, LG or Sony wanna be

Steven Schear schear.steve at gmail.com
Sun Jun 30 16:02:55 PDT 2019

In the early 80s I worked with Alvin Mark's, a very prolific inventor, who
was one of the first to realize the great potential of optical rectennas.
He also realized the possibility of running them backwards to create
efficient color displays.

On Mon, Apr 29, 2019, 11:52 PM Zenaan Harkness <zen at freedbms.net> wrote:

> A)  There is one major step to "peak flat panel monitor" technology
> and that is active nano-aerials tuned per wavelength (RGB etc),
> which will eliminate the problems with various LCD (brightness, color
> gamut) and OLED (burn in) tech, from the point of view of
> programmers, digital graphic artists and other "dekstop" crowd
> computer users.
> We've seen this tech in development for a little while now, for
> example with articles over at New-Atlas:
>   Nano antenna amplifies light by a factor of 1,000
>   https://newatlas.com/nano-antenna-amplifies-light/16460/
>   Optical antenna may allow LEDs to replace lasers in host of devices
> https://newatlas.com/nano-optical-antenna-led-laser-optical-communications/35917/
>   Graphene optical lens a billionth of a meter thick breaks the
>   diffraction limit
>   https://newatlas.com/optical-lens-one-billionth-meter-thick/41588/
>   Single photon emission from graphene quantum dots at room
>   temperature
>   https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05888-w
>   Let there be light: Controlled creation of quantum emitter arrays
>   https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170522080752.htm
> So no burn-in, tuned (perfect gamut) spectrum production, high
> lifetime and durability, maximum efficiency, infinite contrast (like
> OLED).  That's active nano light emitting devices on the horizon, and
> what glorious ocular abundance we shall "soon" indulge in :)
> B)  In the meantime, ye olde hacker or Gimp photo shopper "just
> wants" LOTS of pixels, a large display with lots of pixels, a curved
> display (really for anything beginning at ~40" (16:9 aspect ratio)
> and above, probably with a 21:9 super wide display format.
> Oh, and lots of pixels.
> So how large is ideal for a desk bound keyboard code jockey?
> Large enough to cover a goodly portion of muh field o' view!
> Probably around the 55" mark tops, may be a bit less, but again, it
> simply must be curved, and at an ideal viewing distance from screen
> of under a foot (30cm for the rest of the world thank you very much),
> we needs lots of precious pixels - "8K", but stretched out to 21:9,
> is:
>   8960 x 3840 pixels, around 50 inch diagonal, 21:9 aspect ratio
> That should be enough for anybody (with no apologies to anyone!).
> So lots of pixels.
> Finally, you can have either black or white external decor, but the
> inside edge MUST be held by white plastic!
> For those who sit real close (and use a top or bottom of screen
> button/ icon/ window bar), a black (or metal/gray) internal clamp
> holding that beautiful screen in place, is a notable shadow!
> So strict white on the inside to minimize "internal border" shadows,
> and black or white or as you please on the outside.
> Today we're on the way, with LG pumping out a rather nice but oddly
> un-curved ultrawide 5K2K monitor.  If it were curved, I'da bin
> beggin, borrowin and savin to buy one, but since it ain't curved,
> there's just one too many deficiencies to bother:
>   34" Class 21:9 UltraWide® 5K2K Nano IPS LED Monitor with
>   HDR 600 (34" Diagonal)
>   https://www.lg.com/us/monitors/lg-34WK95U-W-ultrawide-monitor
> In other words, this monitor, if it were curved, is roughly two
> thirds of the ideal monitor: just give it white internal clamp sections
> to avoid those internal border shadows, and expand it to the above
> resolution and size and boom, we're done!
> 1st world "problems" hey?
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