[rescue] Looking : Sgi/Sun stuff

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Mon Jun 27 12:54:51 CDT 2005

Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:
> I wrote:
>>>The disadvantage is the red and green leds loose half their intensity in
>>>about 10,00 hours, the blue about 3,000. This means that they will
>>>probably have user replaceable screens.
> Phil wrote: 
>>But at that price.....
> That's my point. Some day you will see movie theaters with active screens.
> Once a year they will have to be replaced. I expect they will come on a big
> roll, where the installers roll up the old one, roll down the new one,
> tack it in a few places and connect the interface.

Yup.  I'm waiting for the day when I can go buy a new TV, bring it home
in the car, and unroll it on the livingroom wall.  It ought to be
feasible pretty soon.  I have little doubt it'll (at least initially)
sell FAR above its actual cost.

 Phil Stracchino       phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
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