Heads-Up Displays get Small with Holographic Projection Tech

Head-up Displays (HUDs) are not exactly a cutting-edge technology any more. However, they still demand a great deal of space. A new HUD based on holographic projection could be squeezed into a space as small as a car’s side mirror. Just imagine being able to see additional data, graphics or other warnings overlaid on what’s… Continue reading Heads-Up Displays get Small with Holographic Projection Tech

GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending June 19, 2009

Have Zune begun to copy Apple’s stylish music players with the upcoming Zune HD? We’ve got your weekly fill of format wars – this time focused on home automation and could we really be that much closer to wearable remote controls? Father’s days coming up and, being such a caring bunch, we came up with… Continue reading GfG’s Article Recap for Week Ending June 19, 2009

SBG Labs shows off prototypes of full-color heads-up wearable displays

You know we love reporting on technologies that still seem futuristic, but are either here today or very close. Sunnyvale CA company, SBG Labs, has a working prototype of a wrap-around heads-up display that provides for a clear, full-color display via a lightweight pair of eyeglasses. These wearable displays uses a technology called holographic optics.… Continue reading SBG Labs shows off prototypes of full-color heads-up wearable displays

General Electric shows off optical disc storage breakthrough – 500GB disc

Researchers at General Electric (G.E.) have announced a breakthrough in optical disc storage – 500GB on a single disc (the equivalent of about 100 DVDs using standard technology; Blu-ray discs can hold much more).  G.E. uses holographic storage techniques to achieve this capacity. Despite the discovery, there is no telling if this will take off… Continue reading General Electric shows off optical disc storage breakthrough – 500GB disc