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HP Secures Patent for Sci-Fi Screen Technology

HP Secures Patent for Sci-Fi Screen Technology

Filed in 2006, HP has just been granted a patent for a transparent screen that will allow a user to see both content displayed on the screen and items behind it.

HP has already been capitalizing on this technology. Although it has yet to be put into commercial use, Hugh Jackman’s character in the 2011 film “Reel Steel” was seen using a similar screen to follow a robot.

Star Wars fans may also recognize a similar technology shown in the headline image above.

Daniela Alvarado

Daniela Alvarado is a 3L at Fordham Law and IPLJ’s very own Symposium Editor. She is an avid Central Park runner, enjoyer of West Coast sunshine, and internet troller. Daniela’s note on the first sale doctrine was published in IPLJ Volume XXII Book 4. She hopes to one day pursue a career involving technology and the law.