pixels             …everywhere.

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Seeing the (digital) light

by on Jun.24, 2011, under musings

A little over four years ago, I held a ‘picoprojector’ for the first time, long before they became commonplace. At the time, it was pretty primitive but what I saw started me thinking.

When I was CTO at Christie Digital Systems, one of my jobs was to keep an eye on new technologies. Christie makes bright –-really bright—projectors for very, very big images. Picoprojectors were definitely not in that league. But the potential of small, lightweight digital projection intrigued me. Christie MicroTiles™ resulted from that encounter, but that’s another story. (continue reading…)

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I see pixels everywhere…

by on Jun.24, 2011, under musings

I see pixels everywhere. At least, I see that pixels will be everywhere, sooner than most people think –if they’ve thought much about pixels at all.

Simple electric lighting is something we use but don’t really see. What will happen when digital technology transforms everyday electric lighting  into something so much more? When light becomes digital light. Light that is pixelized. Pixels everywhere. (continue reading…)

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