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Sharp Builds Three-Way LCD Screen


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Japanese manufacturer Sharp have demonstrated a new LCD flat panel that allows for three different images to be viewed on a screen depending on the angle. The company introduced a dual-view LCD last July, which is already being used in cars.

The idea is that multiple people can use a single display for different purposes. For example, Sharp noted that a driver could be accessing directions, the passenger looking at shopping information, while those in the back seat view a movie. The technology divides the backlight into three different directions
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great....now the driver on his cellphone with the latte in his hand will be craning his neck across 3 axis to see what everyone else in the car is watching
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:whistling: i read this and thought kinda the same thing. We drivers are going to have a whole new experience driving on the road with these drivers. Cellphones as it is should be banned when driving, today I got hit by someone talking on the phone and then on my way home almost got hit 2 more time by people on thier cell phones. I think driving at rush hour is a bigger risk due to the higher amout of people talking on cellphones back from work, and not the dence traffic itself.
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Edited by james_8970, 01 October 2006 - 06:59 PM.

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