Love the colour reproduction of glossy screens but hate their reflectivity? Sony may have the solution: a film capable of ensuring the former yet massively reducing the latter. Presented at this month's SID conference - an international gathering of screen specialists - the Sony tech, developed by its chemicals division, takes …
How many moths does it take per screen?
Angry moth rights activists want to know.
Cool as der cucumber, Johnny
Who doesn't enjoy a 2000AD reference on a Thursday morning?
My question would be
does it affect the viewing angle of the screen?
Sounds clever though.
How sweet would it be if this film was applied to Plasma televisions? Unbeatable black levels, lovely natural colours and the elimination of the biggest problem with plasmas - glare from the screen glass!
It's a shame Sony have dropped Plasmas in favour of LCD's. I would buy a plasma coated with this in a heartbeat!!
It could be licensed. A nice revenue stream and they don't have to license it for LCD/LED sets.
Panasonic could license this....
Better yet: they could sell it as a film, to be applied on older televisions...
Hey, I can dream, can't I?
Moth eye technology was invented by PA Consulting in 1985
Do they mean something that becomes part of the glass, added via CVD or something similar? Or do they mean film, as in plasticy coating that solves the reflection problem but brings back the potential for scratches that was a big annoyance in the early 2000s until phone makers got wise and started using glass instead of polycarbonate for the screen?
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