Samsung’s modular TV is the future display of your dreams
LAS VEGAS – In the original Total Recall, Arnold Schwarzenegger clicks one button on a remote control to transform the TV built into the wall of his futuristic apartment from a small-screen newscast to a huge nature landscape.
Now, 26 years later, Samsung has done something very similar. At CES 2016, the Korean electronics maker showed off a concept of a modular TV. At the Samsung booth, I watched as a roughly 50-inch screen split apart and separated into four, and then eight different displays.
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Motors in the wall moved each of the eight square-shaped screen modules inward and outward, putting passive “blank” squares in between the screens when separated. Like many demos at CES, it evoked a feeling of futuristic cool. Read more…
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