Category: How It Works

How SED-TV Works

Creating the Picture The heart of an SED-TV is the millions of miniature CRTs, called surface-conduction electron emitters (SCEs). An SCE is microscopic, and it consists of a layer of carbon with a gap down [..]

TV Buying Guide

What’s Your Type? The television is one of the most significant inventions of the 20th century. For the whole picture, read How Television Works. In the past few years, there have been tremendous leaps in [..]

How the Phantom Worked

The Business As we saw in the last section, the Phantom does not have a CD-ROM drive like a standard PC or game console, and it doesn’t have normal access to the Internet either — [..]

How Flexplay DVDs Work

The Flexplay Twist The secret to Flexplay discs is an extra layer added to a standard DVD structure. This specialized layer includes a chemical compound that readily combines with oxygen in the atmosphere to form [..]

How Power Paper Will Work

Power Paper Products There are already several products available that Power Paper batteries can be integrated with; and with devices becoming increasingly smaller, the market for thin power sources is huge. It’s really the new [..]