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Dec 03, 2015

Transparent OLED Displays for Retail: Help People See what to Buy

Retail is all about eye candy.  Now someone trained in the intricacies of design and psychology might want to give a more nuanced description of all the aspects that go into creating a successful retail space, but in the end, it mostly boils down to finding ways to focus the attention of customers on specific things. The Brain Follows the Eye Of all the senses that human beings possess, vision is by far the most dominant. There are more and larger regions of the brain devoted to processing vision than any other sense. And it’s not surprising since vision has been so vitally important to human survival throughout history. We are primed to look More…

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Nov 25, 2015

Experience Museum Exhibits in a Whole New Light

Museums have a reputation for being boring. They tend to be dimly lit, quiet, sleepy places. Like libraries without the books. Which is a shame since museums are also where some of the most wonderful objects in the world are stored. But as technology gets better the wonder and engagement that makes learning magical can be brought back into museums. The Promise of Transparent Displays Imagine stepping into an ancient history museum and seeing the fragments of a statue from thousands of years ago in a case. Then imagine the spaces between the fragments being filled in by a transparent display allowing you to see what the ancients did so long ago. Or More…

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Nov 17, 2015

Black is Clear and other Design Considerations for Transparent OLED Displays

Getting the most out of technology often requires learning some new techniques and ideas. When photography was first invented, people would need to stand still for minutes to capture a portrait instead of the hours it took for a painter. When moving pictures were new, actors had to learn how to emote for the camera without using any words or sounds. When color movies first came along, directors had to begin thinking about palettes and hues and saturation. The Planar® LookThru™ OLED transparent display brings the same type of challenges along with its exciting new possibilities. Black is Clear What makes a transparent display unique is, of course, More…

transparent , OLED , LookThru

Jul 26, 2012

Planar LookThru Featured in Second Story's Experiment with Face-Tracking and Reactive Content

Second Story in Portland, Oregon is currently featuring Planar’s LookThru™ Display Box as part of an experiment into uncharted territory with face-tracking and reactive content. Their technique of combining the LookThru and a Kinnect for Windows Sensor with Second Story software has created something truly unique, allowing them to augment a physical object with digital labels, and adapt the display to the viewer’s perspective. This creates a very personal experience for each individual viewer and endless possibilities for showcasing products across multiple industries. The Planar LookThru incorporates a transparent 32-inch display in an enclosed More…

transparent , ero , LookThru , Second Story , face-tracking , reactive content , experiment