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Editorial

Welcome to Vancouver and the Future of Displays
By Stephen P. Atwood

Industry News

Changes Occur Among German Instrumentation Companies
By Jenny Donelan

President's Corner

SID, an International Society
By Brian Berkeley

Guest Editorial

Is 3-D Dead (Again)?
By Nikhil Balram

The Best of 2012:  SID 2013 Display Industry Awards

Once again, The Society for Information Display's Display Industry Awards Committee has selected six award winners that have advanced the state of the art of display products and technology in the categories of Display of the Year, Display Component of the Year, and Display Application of the Year.
By Jenny Donelan

Frontline Technology: The Road Ahead ot the Holodeck: Light-Field Imaging and Display

Light-field displays represent the 3-D of our future.
By Jim Larimer

Frontline Technology: Communication through the Light Field: An Essay

In the foregoing article, "The Road Ahead to the Holodeck: Light-Field Imaging and Display," James Larimer discusses the evolution of vision and the nature of light-field displays.  This article looks at the physical, economic, and social factors that influence the success of information technology applications in terms that could apply to light-filed systems.
By Stephen R. Ellis

Frontline Technology: Binocular Fusion Camera Enables Photography of 3-D Displays for Evaluation Purposes

The binocular fusion camera is a simple apparatus that permits a user to see what is on the screen so that the eyes can converge to create 3-D imagery.  With this valuable tool, new insights into the visual performance of 3-D displays can be achieved.
By Ed Kelley and Paul Boynton

Enabling Technology: How High-Frame-Rate Dual-Projector 3-D made Its Movie Debut at the World Premier of The Hobbit

Enabling the first-ever 48-frames-per-second showing of a major motion picture in 3-D required a massive effort involving projection technology, sound and screen equipment, and earthquake and wind protection.
By Terry Schmidt

Enabling Technology: PQM: A Quantitative Tool for Evaluating Decisions in Display Design

Display manufacturers must continually make decisions and about device performance with regard to such characteristics as resolution, luminance, and color.  3M has developed a new tool that enables product developers to forecast how these design factors affect users' perceptions of quality.
By Jennifer F. Schumacher, John Van Derlofske, Brian Stankiewicz, Dave Lamb, and Art Lathrop

Display Marketplace: Shipments of AMOLED TV Panels Will Be Limited for the Next Few Years?

Compared to LCDs, AMOLED TV panels will represent a small part of the total panel market in the years ahead, even as AMOLED TV panel production increases.
By Vinita Jakhanwal

Trade-Show Preview: Products on Display at Display Week 

Some of the products on display at North America's largest electronic information-display exhibition are previewed.
By The Editorial Staff

SID News: Winning JSID Outstanding Student Paper Describes Solution-Processed Metal Oxide on Flexible Foil

By Jan Genoe and Jenny Donelan