Just when you thought display technology could hardly get any better, along come quantum dots, making screens more colorful while consuming less power
This is not just some pie-in-the-sky dream of scientists and geeks. Nanosys and 3M have put this Star Trek-like tech to work, and it's gone way beyond the experimental stage, to where it's now almost ready to be built into smartphones, tablets and TVs.
The two companies said in a press release they'll have samples available to manufacturers by the "late second quarter of this year," which means companies interested in using this technology in their screens might be getting their hands on it within five weeks or so. Read more...More about Smartphones, Lcd, Tablets, Hdtv, and Tech