This 0.27-inch LCD display has a 600x480 resolution...so what good does that do you? Potentially quite a bit.

It's proof that microdisplays are getting sharper, as Kopin Corporation, the company behind this prototype, had to shrink the individual color dots to just 2.9 x 8.7 ¬Ķm apiece to reach this standard. (Keep in mind that a human hair is 100 ¬Ķm wide, meaning these dots are much smaller‚ÄĒmore on par with red blood cells, actually.)

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While we're fairly certain that the image you see here is but a simulation, Kopin promises that the development is a necessary step in creating a "2048 x 2048-resolution display in a size smaller than a typical postage stamp." Yes, even postage stamps will soon dwarf the 1080p (1920x1080) resolution of your fancy television. [BW via Engadget]