Sharp has announced that it is developing a new technology allowing for a dual-view LCD screen. Depending upon the angle at which the screen is viewed the display would be different. My wife could watch her Soap Opera's, sitting on one end of the couch, and I could secretly watch her Soap Opera on the other end (I'm kidding). Yet another way to promote family togetherness without the added burden of family communication. :)
Seriously, there are useful applications to this technology. In car navigation could display on one side and a movie on the other. ATM's, Cell phones, and PDA's could be equipped with these screens.
"The panel could be used to display two different advertisements on one screen at the same time. Placed next to an escalator, for example, passersby would see one advertisement on the way up and another on the way down."
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