Awesome Displays

MobilePixels Geminos Stacked Monitor

MobilePixels Geminos Stacked Monitor

Like the LG DualUp Monitor, the Geminos provides two stacked widescreen workspaces . But the Geminos is two separate 24″ screens with a hinge in the middle, so you can angle them for a more ergonomic setup. It also has a 1080p webcam and speakers, a USB docking station with USB-C pass-through charging.

Wipe Fake

Wipe Fake

Designers and engineers at Japan’s IMG SRC agency were given a challenge to come up with creative uses for a transparent LCD screen. The coolest idea they came up with was a touchscreen that simulates writing on a fogged-up window, complete with drips of water running down the screen.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Segmented Displays

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Segmented Displays

LCDs and LEDs are everywhere, from smartphones to watches to TVs, to headlights. Musician and tech enthusiast Posy dives deep into one specific use of these technologies – displays which use segments to create numbers and letters. After a little history, he shows off some concepts for his own segmented designs.

TTRPG Digital Game Board

TTRPG Digital Game Board
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CraftyKobolds makes these awesome digital tabletop game boards. They incorporate a crisp 43″ 4K UHD screen, a handcrafted hardwood frame, and plexiglas protection. You can download boards or make your own with tools like Dungeon Draft and Dynamic Dungeons. Available in black walnut, cherry, and oak.

Toy Car Display Case

Toy Car Display Case
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Do you or your kids collect toy cars? This wall rack can hold up to 144 of your 1:64 scale rides like Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars, keeping them organized and dust-free. It’s made from clear, UV-protective acrylic and features angled parking spaces with a mirrored background. Measures 22.5″ H x 30.4″ W x 3″ D.

Neutronshop LED Pixel Displays

Neutronshop LED Pixel Displays

These colorful LED pixel displays from Neutronshop come pre-programmed to display stock tickers, cryptocurrency prices, a COVID-19 tracker, NBA scores, Twitter trends, and more. Each one can also display animations. After a USB-based setup, they update via Wi-Fi so don’t need to stay connected to a computer.

Mac Studio + Studio Display

Mac Studio + Studio Display

The latest Mac for creative pros is small, but faster at most things than a Mac Pro. It can be configured with a 10-core M1 Max or 20-core M1 Ultra chip, and has multiple USB-C, Thunderbolt 4, and USB-A ports for connectivity. The 27″ 5K Studio Display has a 12MP camera with a 3-mic array, 6-speaker audio, and more.

Wicked Brick LEGO Displays

Wicked Brick LEGO Displays
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UK outfit Wicked Brick makes all kinds of great stands, cases, and wall mounts for LEGO models and minifigs. In addition to displays for assorted pieces, they make cases and bases for specific LEGO sets like the Titanic, Star Wars AT-AT, and VW Camper Van, each with a custom backdrop.

Fiber Optic Dot-Matrix Display

Fiber Optic Dot-Matrix Display

Dot-matrix displays are typically made using LEDs or LCDs mounted directly at the location of each dot. Elliot Made created this unique and fascinating display using a grid of LEDs mounted a short distance away, then channels light to each dot using fiber optics. It can display text, digits, animations, and also works as a clock.

LG Curved OLED Concepts

LG Curved OLED Concepts

LG Display is heading to CES 2022 with a set of concepts that take advantage of the flexibility of OLED displays. Among them is a personal media chair with an immersive 55″ screen and “Virtual Ride” which pairs a workout bike with displays that wrap vertically above the rider.

Gaming on a Tiny HD Screen

Gaming on a Tiny HD Screen

With smartphones, we’re used to gaming on relatively small screens these days. Mr. Volt bought a teensy 0.7″ AMOLED screen that crams in a full 1920×1080 resolution, then hooked it up to a computer to see if he could play games on it. In case you’re wondering, the screen was designed for use in a head-mounted display.

Splay Folding Display

Splay Folding Display

Carry a 24.5″ HD screen wherever you go with the Splay folding display. It combines a short-throw projector with a pop-up rear projection screen to give you a big picture for watching movies, playing games, or doing demos and presentations. The projector can also be used to produce up to an 80″ image in standalone mode.

Building a Stroboscopic Water Display

Building a Stroboscopic Water Display

Inspired by a Gatorade ad that used strobes to display images on falling water, 3Dprintedlife wanted to replicate the idea on a smaller scale. He developed a desktop version that uses solenoid valves to release water droplets illuminated by an LED strobe light. It only displays 2D images, but he plans on making a 3D version.

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7200-Segment Display

7200-Segment Display

Numeric displays typically have seven segments. Artist and engineer Chris Combs linked together 288 four-digit displays for a total 7200 segments once you factor in the colons. It can be programmed to show large digits or other moving images. It’s on display at VisArts’ Concourse Gallery in Rockville, MD through 10.17.21.

LG DVLED Extreme Home Cinema Displays

LG DVLED Extreme Home Cinema Displays

LG giant DVLED screens have millions of individual self-illuminating LEDs for vibrant, high-contrast images. The screens will come in 2K, 4K, and 8K resolutions in sizes from 108″ to 325″ diagonal, and both 16:9 and ultrawide 32:9 configurations. The high-end displays are available only via custom installers.

How a Split-Flap Display Works

How a Split-Flap Display Works

Split-flap displays used to be common in everything from tabletop clocks to arrival and departure boards at airports. While not as popular these days, these electro-mechanical displays are still marvels of engineering. Scottbez1 walks us through how they work with a demonstration of his single-digit Arduino-controlled display.

Huion Kamvas 24 Pen Displays

Huion Kamvas 24 Pen Displays
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Huion’s displays are created for artists and designers, with built-in pen support for drawing and painting on screen. The 24″ displays come in QHD (2560 x 1440) and 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolutions, and are Windows/MacOS compatible. Their battery-free pens have a 5080 LPI resolution, 8192-level pressure and 60º tilt sensitivity.

Cool Wheels Toy Car Displays

Cool Wheels Toy Car Displays
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These sweet wall-mounted displays are perfect for Hot Wheels and Matchbox car collections. They’re handmade from a recycled tire with a set of wooden slat shelves. They come in 20″, 24″, and 26″ sizes which hold 48, 64, and 75 cars respectively. We especially love the colorful light-up model.

xScreen for Xbox Series S

xScreen for Xbox Series S

The xScreen lets you play your Xbox Series S like a laptop. It attaches to the back edge of the game console and needs no HDMI cable or extra power cable. The 11.6″ screen has a 1080p resolution, and the lower part of the unit has integrated stereo speakers and controls for volume and display settings.

Different But the Same: City in the Forest

Different But the Same: City in the Forest

NY firm Breakfast has carved out a niche, building interactive displays that use electromechanical flipping discs to display images. Among their installations is this ultrawide variant with woodgrain and mirrored surfaces that reflect people’s silhouettes as they walk by, revealing similarities in human behavior.

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S-JIANG Acrylic Sneaker Display Boxes

S-JIANG Acrylic Sneaker Display Boxes
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Show off your sneaker collection while keeping them organized and free from dust. These crystal-clear acrylic boxes hold pairs up to men’s size 14 shoes, and feature aluminum frames and a magnetic door for easy access to their contents. They snap together for stacking and come in 2-, 4-, and 8-packs.

Volumetric OLED Display

Volumetric OLED Display

A volumetric display can show images that produce the illusion of depth. After maker Sean Hodgins got his hands on some see-through OLED displays, he designed and built a miniature display that can display a 3D image by spreading its components across its multiple layers. This thing looks straight out of science fiction.

Mercedes-Benz Hyperscreen

Mercedes-Benz Hyperscreen

Mercedes-Benz is showing off a display that covers almost the entire width of a dashboard. The Hyperscreen is a 56″ wide curved glass panel that incorporates multiple displays for its instrument cluster, central touchscreen, and a screen for the front seat passenger. It will debut in the upcoming luxury electric EQS.

Making a See-through Computer Screen

Making a See-through Computer Screen

See-through computer screens are a staple of sci-fi design. While they look really cool, they’re not the most practical way to view content. Still, makers Evan and Katelyn wanted to give it a try, set to building their own by modding a standard LCD screen, removing its LED backlight and polarizing filter, then building a new frame for it.

Sony Spatial Reality Display

Sony Spatial Reality Display

Sony has developed an intriguing new technology that allows viewers to look at 3-dimensional objects without the need for special glasses. While it’s too expensive for consumers, it could be useful for designers who want a realistic view of items they’re working on. The display is compatible with Unity and Unreal Engine content.

Vizio OLED Displays

Vizio OLED Displays
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Vizio is now the third major player to offer televisions with OLED displays. These super-slim 4K screens offer incredible black levels and rich colors, and support various HDR formats. They come in 55″ and 65″ versions, and pack Vizio SmartCast for viewing content from hundreds of free TV channels and streaming apps.

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