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TFT Shutters

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Imagine a 22 inch TFT flat screen monitor (unless you've already got one.)Now, imagine two hinged shutters which meet in the middle and conceal the monitor's display.

Open the two shutters outwards towards you and push them to the sides of the monitor and lock into place. You now have two additional adjustable displays to play with.

With the inclusion of Matrox’s TripleHead,TrackIR or similar you'd have a pretty decent sized adjustable standalone monitor and screen protector.

skinflaps, Dec 21 2007

TrackIR http://www.naturalpoint.com/trackir/
[skinflaps, Dec 21 2007]

TripleHead http://www.matrox.c...gxm/products/th2go/
[skinflaps, Dec 21 2007]

Windows shutters http://www.sunbelts..._shutter_sample.jpg
[skinflaps, Dec 21 2007]

Triptychs http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triptych
[DrCurry, Dec 21 2007]

CineMassive Trio 22W http://www.cinemass...ys.com/Trio_22W.php
Three 22" displays. Not quite what you describe, but close. [phoenix, Dec 21 2007]

DigitalTigers "ZenView" multiscreen displays http://www.digitalt...s.com/zenview.shtml
More possibilities. [phoenix, Dec 21 2007]

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       Aren't these things more normally referred to as "triptychs" ?
DrCurry, Dec 21 2007
  

       //You now have two additional adjustable displays to play with.//   

       Don't you go playing with my display.
vincevincevince, Dec 21 2007
  

       [Wondering why someone named vincevincevince wouldn't want three displays.]
DrCurry, Dec 21 2007
  

       VR Headset would be a lot cheaper ...
8th of 7, Dec 21 2007
  

       ... and what do you look at with your third eye, then ?
8th of 7, Dec 21 2007
  

       It's just a way of storing a triple screen. But it works, and it's neat. It would be better if there was no screen surround, seamless joins - don't know how hard that would be but probably feasible.   

       Imagine Total War on one of them!   

       PS Can't run DefCon on my old laptop. Will run it on a better one sometime and kill everybody.
wagster, Dec 22 2007
  

       integrate half-decent flat-speakers into the shutter-panels and I'll buy one.
FlyingToaster, Dec 23 2007
  

       I thought this was an idea about a new kind of shutter for an SLR camera, using liquid crystals rather than moving parts.
bumhat, Dec 23 2007
  
      
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