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Motorized Portrait to Landscape Monitor

Screen rotates from portrait to landscape automatically
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LCD monitors' bases are already rotatable from portrait to landscape. But it isn't motorized.

I propose an LCD monitor base which rotates automatically. When viewing a slideshow of photos, both landscape and portrait photos would be FULL screen.

The photo viewing software would need to be updated, and a hardware driver installed to control rotation motor.

knowtion, Dec 06 2009


       Why not?
DrWorm, Dec 06 2009

       Or a huge circular LCD screen.
hippo, Dec 06 2009

       Or a rubber screen that could be stretched to any aspect ratio required.
pocmloc, Dec 06 2009

       Won't this put monitor-turners out of business?
leinypoo13, Dec 06 2009

       One of those wooden backscratchers and some duct tape, put it on a landscape/portrait alternate slideshow of your holiday snaps, and you could use it to pet the dog and induce sea-sickness in unwanted guests at the same time.   

       There are digital photo frames that do this. Some are wall- mounted and some sit on a table. I think I've posted links to them on some other idea that's pretty much the same as this one.
notexactly, Dec 18 2018


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