The Adler Planetarium just renovated the Grainger Sky Theater with a big honking screen. The display will mimic being in space with a 8,000 by 8,000 pixel screen that's supposed to deliver "the largest single seamless digital image in the world". For reference, typical movie screens 'only' spit out 2k by 4k pixel…
Sharp's whipped out the tape measure, hoping to win your TV-buying eyes with giganticness. Its new full array LED-backlit LC-70LE732U certainly is mammoth, packing 70 inches of screen size, along with the standard streaming video services (Netflix and Vudu).
Last week, I got to play Xbox 360 on the world's largest, highest resolution screen. At 11 feet tall and 120 feet long, it was ridiculous. It made Panasonic's 150-inch plasma look like a toy.
Dan Shiffman isn't like most professors. Instead of Scantron sheets and bluebooks, Shiffman prefers to give his final exams on a 120-foot video wall that's the equivalent of six 16:9 displays linked end-to-end.