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Micromirror development tool takes aim at 3-D printing

5/14/2013 10:57 AM EDT
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aktion99
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aktion99   5/14/2013 12:38:38 PM
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Why TI not try using its digital micromorror technology to pursui the development of holographic display technology. They can make joint R&D with some university. If succeed they will be first companies to market it. How bright is their potential? Thanks.

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mrspt49   5/18/2013 2:49:35 AM
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TI micromirror device can be used for holographic data storage application. At the moment, for some reason, directional movement on next generation disc memory to be coming after Blu-ray is inapparent.

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Peter Clarke   5/14/2013 4:55:28 PM
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@aktion99 I don't think the digital micromirror device, or digital light processor, has a special relevance to holographic display. Although there might be ways to use such a display to create right/left eye images in rapid succession.

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przemek   5/15/2013 9:03:21 PM
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It's a cool idea but for holography you'd need to modulate phase of the ligt wavefront, i.e. required spatial resolution is a fraction of the visible light wavelength. This is two orders of magnitude tighter than what micromirrors provide.

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daleste   5/16/2013 1:11:58 AM
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This is good marketing by TI. When the market moved away from the micro-mirror for TV applications, they found a new market in 3D printing.

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