Uber slick curved widescreen monitor by NEC for just $8000! Bargain, right?

NEC CRV-43 Curved Display Features:

  • Seamless curved screen, which eliminates bezel and screen gap issues for increased productivity and decreased frustration (according to Center for Human-Computer Interaction – Shupp et al, presented at Graphics Interface 2006)
  • 2880 x 900 double WXGA native resolution
  • 200 cd/m2 brightness
  • 0.02ms Rapid Response
  • 10,000:1 contrast ratio
  • Wide color gamut with 100% coverage of sRGB and 99.3% coverage of Adobe RGB
  • Single link DVI-D and HDMI 1.3 input connectors
  • USB 2.0 connectivity for easy use of peripherals
  • Front panel controls
  • On Screen Display (OSD) and software-based GUI, which enables advanced display control options

Hopefully one of our suppliers will read this and we will be able to review it and keep it 😛

Smaller sizes are available. At current these screens are not suitable for primary education due to their price & lack of being able to bring anything new to the users interface. I struggle to see how graphics designers and video editors will feel about this. Imagine 3d modelling on a none flat surface?

Who will win, 3d or curved? My moneys on interactive 3d screens for the workplace and curved for gamers/home. Hrm, curved 3d touch screen.. Drool…

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