April 24, 2007

Pixels grow pubes

| | Comments (0)

furry_display.jpgAs if embarking on a journey in adolescence, pixels may be sprouting hair in unusual places. Philips recently filed a patent for a screen panel of "furry pixels". Not referring to the unusual animal avatars you come across in virtual communities, these "furries" involve an intricate design of fabric that responds to electrostatic charges. The interaction allows for perceived changes in color across the fabricated pixels.

Leave a comment

(moderated for inappropriateness)