Shakajas The XL model is a separate system that supports larger format images beyond the 2 meter range. The image is display into two-dimensional space i. Although Heliodisplay images are easily viewed in an office environment, this system is unique, and therefore has to compete with its heliodislay, so contrast becomes paramount for optimal viewing. The Heliodisplay only requires a standard power outlet and a video source i. They have all the above said properties.

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The Heliodisplay is a free space display developed by IO2 Technology. A projector is focused onto a layer of mist in mid-air, resulting in a two-dimensional display that appears to float. As dark areas of the image may appear invisible, the image may be more realistic than on a projection screen. A PC sees the Heliodisplay as a pointing device, like a mouse. With the supplied software installed, one can use a finger, pen, or another object as cursor control and navigate or interact with simple content.

Heliodisplay is part of a complete two-piece solution base unit and projection unit. Press the power button eco-friendly, low power consumption watts, watts , connect the video source, and you will see images in air some content is better than others.

No special programming is required as this works like a standard mouse driver. IO2 Technology ships Heliodisplays worldwide. We can work with you to deploy Heliodisplays in your location. Heliodisplays work on any power source, V, 50 or 60 Hz.

No fog or special chemical is required. Heliodisplay does not affect the environment as it works using the existing air that is already in the room to create the image. An internal water tank of 8 liters filled with regular tap water lasts one to two days on the L90 and a 3 litre tank on the M50 lasts a day. A supplied water tank can be configured for operating continuously for a week, month or years.

Heliodisplay M50 are ready place on a table or the L9 sits on the ground. No truss work or hanging necessary. Heliodisplays images hovers 5 cm 2 beside the unit. Heliodisplay works in any controlled indoor lighting, such as the lighting in stores, museums, offices, and lobbies. Heliodisplays image looks best when the hardware is hidden inside furniture or structures.

It does not require any screen or substrate other than air to project its image, but it does eject a water-based vapour curtain for the image to be projected upon. The curtain is produced using similar ultrasonic technology as used in floggers and comprises a number of columns of fog. This curtain is sandwiched between curtains of clean air to create an acceptable screen. Heliodisplay moves through a dozen metal plates and then comes out again.

The exact details of its workings are unknown, pending patent applications. It works as a kind of floating touch screen, making it possible to manipulate images projected in air with your fingers, and can be connected to a computer using a standard VGA connection. Though due to the turbulent nature of the curtain, not currently suitable as a workstation.

The Heliodisplay is an invention by Chad Dyner, who built it as a 5inch prototype in his apartment before founding IO2 technologies to further develop the product. The heliodisplays are interactive, allowing a finger or hand to move images around in the air as if one were grabbing a virtual object.

The current version of the Heliodisplay projects 30" diagonal images in and aspect ratio. Heliodisplay images are easily viewed in an office environment. Like any computer monitor or TV, images appear brighter the lower the ambient light. Also, 4 DEPT. The image is display into two-dimensional space i. Of course, with any type of display, the darker the background and lighting, the higher the contrast of the Heliodisplay images or an display on the market.

The Heliodisplay interactive is like a virtual touch screen. A hand or finger can act as a mouse for cursor control interactivity in a computer environment. No special glove or pointing device is required. Just as you use a mouse to move the cursor on a traditional computer monitor, you can use your finger to move the cursor around the Heliodisplay image.

It would surely be a great experience to handle them. Sound like science fiction. Apparently not, according to IO2 Technology "IO2 Technology develops technology relating to nextgeneration interfaces some of which arenot currently available, one platform is the Heliodisplay. Heliodisplay images are not holographic although they are free-space, employing a rearprojection system in which images are captured onto a nearly invisible plane of transformed air.

What the viewer sees is floating mid-air image or video. These projected images and video are two-dimensional, i. While conventional displays have the benefit of being attached to a physical substrate, Heliodisplay projections are suspended in air, so you will notice some waviness to the quality of the projections.

The Heliodisplay is designed to be concealed i. The development of this distinctive technology, dubbed Heliodisplay by its developer Chad Dyner, began early this decade after Dyner decided to trade a promising career as an architect to become a inventor.

Dyner bought an ordinary digital projector, took it apart, and spent entire ways trying to figure out a way to stop in midair the light coming from the projector without engaging a traditional screen. Though the details are kept a closely-guarded secret, Dyner was willing to provide a general description of the way the Heliodisplay works. Displaying an image using conventional projectors requires a nontransparent medium, typically screens, walls, or even water, but air, which is transparent, cannot 7 DEPT.

A more recent development is the Fog Screen, which creates an image in midair by employing a large, non-turbulent airflow to protect the dry fog generated within from turbulence. The result is a thin, stable sheet of fog, sandwiched between two layers of air, on which an image can be projected and even walked through. The Heliodisplay creates a similar effect, but, instead of fog, it uses a cloud of microscopic particles whose specific nature is one of the secrets Dyner keeps close to the vest.

In , the U. Patent Office granted Dyner a patent for a "method and system for free-space imaging display and interface". Apparently, the Heliodisplay creates a particle cloud by passing the surrounding air through a heat pump, which in turn cools the air to a level below its dew point, where it condensates, and is then collected to create an artificial cloud.

The particle cloud is composed of a vast number of individual micro droplets, between 1- 10 microns in diameter, too small to be visible to the naked eye, held together by surface tension.

The M2 projects its The native resolution of the M2 is x though it can support up to x ,and the image can be viewed from as much as a degrees angle. The M2i model includes a proprietary system, called Heliocast, for interactively controlling the displayed image. Unlike the Perspecta, which is a true 3D display capable of showing a 3D object perceived when simply walking around the display, the M2 displays a 2D image in midair, creating the illusion of depth.

While the Perspecta is currently used mainly for medical and research purposes, the M2 is intended primarily for corporate use as a promotional or advertising tool at this stage. Although it is possible to view movies or play games on the M2, Dyner admitted that the current device is not intended for serious applications such as CAD computer-aided design.

The Perspecta is an enclosed device with lower resolution but with the capability to display a full 3D image and video with almost no flickering or wavering effects. A future display might incorporate the best of both worlds: an open-air display with high resolution, clear 3D capability, along with an accurate interactive capability.

WORKING The Heliodisplay transforms water into a unique screen of fine vapour, suspended in mid-air to create a nearly invisible screen into which any image can be projected. The display can create a true 3D hologram effect when the right content is used. The mist is formed by a series of metal plates, and the original Heliodisplay could run for several hours on one liter of tap water.

The system supports all those formats compatible with Win, XP and Mac platforms. This is just a display, and works similar to one. The image feels just like air and there is no noticeable difference. Images are visible under typical indoor lighting. Similar to any display on the market, the darker the ambience, the brighter the image will be perceived. It does not use any gas except the surrounding air that you are already breath; and is not toxic.

An internal or external tank depending on mode needs to be refilled with regular tap water for operation. The tanks last a few days to a week depending on settings and operating time or can configure for constant use. Heliodisplays use 80 ml to ml of water per hour, depending on screen size and user settings, and can be built with any size water tank. Viewing from more than 70 deg off centre Angle of Viewing The Heliodisplay uses no additives or chemicals, only plain tap water you can also use distilled water, ionized water or demineralised water if desired.

FogScreen is renting some devices and expects to begin sales soon. Rakkolainen said, This project started as a wild idea. The researchers formed FogScreen Inc. Although Heliodisplay and FogScreen are interesting, it remains to be seen if wo new techniques represent the latest approach to display technology: doing away with the screen. While unlikely to replace the desktop computer monitor, these thin-air displays could eventually be put to use in product showrooms, museums military training facilities, corporate conference rooms, trade fairs, theme parks, and Avertisements.

Chad Dyner, a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and chief executive officer for IO2 Technologies, has invented the Heliodisplay, which condenses the air above a video projector.

The device then projects an image onto the condensed air, Dyner said. IO2 has constructed proof-of-concept devices with 5-, , , and inch screens.

These can display twodimensional images that hover above the projector. Because they are displayed on a surface that is not flat, the images appear 3D from a few feet away and can be seen from any surrounding position.

Senior researcher Ismo Rakkolainen and Professor KarriPalovuori of Finlands Tampere University of Technolog have developed the FogScreen, a display surface made out of a cloud of water vapor diffused into the air as a very dry fog. A projector can display images on the FogScreen. It appears dry to the touch, so it feels just like air, Rakkolainen explained. Viewers will thus see images they can walk through without getting wet. The water vapor is diffused between thick layers of emitted stable air, which keeps the fog thin and flat, enabling high-quality images, he added.

Both are more likely to work as advertising or information screens in museums, public displays, entertainment centers, etc. These are specialty displays that need a novel experience and they need to be marketed and positioned as such. Viewers can even put their hands through the images. Any fan of the movie Starwars or Minoriy Report or a similar futuristic movie is in for a real delight because one of the features that these movies boasted, was 3D Virtual Holographic Displays and seemingly Floating TouchScreen Displays are now a reality!

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The Heliodisplay is a free space display developed by IO2 Technology. A projector is focused onto a layer of mist in mid-air, resulting in a two-dimensional display that appears to float. As dark areas of the image may appear invisible, the image may be more realistic than on a projection screen. A PC sees the Heliodisplay as a pointing device, like a mouse.



Fenrit Although Heliodisplay images are dkcumentation viewed in an office environment, this system is unique, and therefore has to compete with its surroundings, so contrast becomes paramount for optimal viewing. Heliodisplay moves through a dozen heliodislpay plates and then comes out again. The Heliodisplay is an air-based display using principally air that is already present in the operating environment room or space. These are the first Documejtation developed by the IO2 Technology.


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Fegar Though due to the turbulent nature of the curtain, not currently suitable as a workstation. The screen is safe for human interaction and will not cause any harm of any kind. Dyner, who built it as a five-inch interactive prototype in before patenting the free-space display technology. Image recovery time is under 1. There is also an interactive version called the M3i. Power consumption for the base tower 2 meter version is as energy efficient as the legacy models and consumes around watts. Heliodisplay images appear 3D when viewed from more than a few feet away because there is no physical depth reference.

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