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Azh
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re: TI's LightCrafter senses without touching
Azh   1/7/2012 1:13:40 AM
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This could be used for projecting a virtual keyboard on any surface.

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pixies   1/3/2012 9:47:37 PM
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This is like those interactive projections in the malls. A projector (with DLP in it) projects an image on the floor or on the wall and kids can interact with the objects in the image. It is a great idea to apply this technology to touch screen. Good thinking. TI.

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sharps_eng   1/3/2012 6:57:15 PM
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Old TVs don't need carrying, they just just go up in smoke :-) Structured light is a good example of lateral-thinking to solving a difficult or insoluble problem (3D image analysis) simply by re-writing the problem (structuring the illumination). Can't do it for all cases, but there are markets for this partial solution.

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krisi   1/3/2012 3:45:37 PM
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thank you @ghova, how heavy is your DLP TV? I moved recently and had to pay someone to take my old Sony CRT TV, it was soooo heavy ;-)...Kris

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ghova   1/3/2012 2:50:42 PM
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AFAIK Mitsubishi is the only current maker of DLP TVs. Their drawback is that they're up to a foot thick. They have the advantage of having a wider color gamut than LCDs or plasmas. $1600 got me 65" of gorgeous 1080p. Try that with an LCD.

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krisi   1/3/2012 2:18:14 AM
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I thought DLPs were always used for projectors not TVs...how large is projector market? Kris

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daleste   1/3/2012 1:26:19 AM
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That's great that TI has found a new use for their mirror MEMs. Since TVs have gone to LCD, the only use left for the DLP is projectors and very large screen TVs.

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krisi   1/2/2012 9:26:52 PM
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How small are these MEMs structures? Kris



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