Samsung Unveils Revolutionary Transparent MicroLED Display at CES 2024
You know those holograms in sci-fi movies that just seem to float in mid-air? The ones that look so crisp and clear you feel like you could reach out and touch them? Well, Samsung just unveiled real-life versions at CES that blew people’s minds.
They showed off not one, but three see-through MicroLED display prototypes that legitimately seem to levitate images and videos right before your eyes. Two models have tinted glass so the visuals blend seamlessly into the background without any distracting objects visible behind them. The third looks as transparent as a plain glass window, yet somehow projects stunningly vivid pictures without a frame around the edges.
I can’t even imagine how trippy these would look in a room. The screens are literally just one centimeter thick so it’s like the images are hovering in the air untouched. And with MicroLED’s insane pixel density, everything on them appears razor sharp. No faded or washed-out pictures here!
Samsung says these will stay bright even with ambient light, unlike transparent OLEDs that can get washed out. But here’s the catch – their non-see-through MicroLED TVs already cost a whopping $150,000 for only 110 inches. So you can bet these magical transparent models will be sky-high priced when they first launch.
While it may take years for this tech to become mainstream affordable, Samsung gave us a tantalizing glimpse of the future at CES. For now we can only dream of having these spellbinding floating displays in our living rooms someday. But even that brief look showed us the unbelievable innovation that’s coming down the road. The future is going to be pretty dang cool.