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High-performance OLED microdisplays for next-generation smart glasses

Credit: Uwe Vogel A consistent trend across the tech sector is the one-upmanship of increasingly high screen resolution and larger display size. Yet, the fact that the former increases faster than the latter means that manufacturers must achieve ever-higher pixel density. Large OLED microdisplays developed under the LOMID project could help solve that problem, thereby providing Europe with a competitive edge. They are increasingly considered as a...

Christmas Card donations to Springdale schools fit students in need with glasses

SPRINGDALE -- Students throughout the School District will have a better chance for academic success now that they can get eye doctor appointments, glasses and repairs free of charge."We're trying to get everyone glasses by Christmas," said Kathy Launder, school nurse coordinator for the Springdale School District.Money donated through the NWA Community Christmas Card campaign is making that possible.The campaign helps meet the basic needs of children in the region. Donors may direct their...

How to Make a Low Cost Oak Countertop

Wood provides a warm ambiance to countertops.Unlike traditional laminates, tile or composites, oak provides a warm, comfortable feel and appearance to a countertop. Oak works particularly well in dens, recreation rooms or as a top for a wet bar. Oak hardwood was used extensively on countertops years ago when it was affordable. But just like everything else, it became more expensive, and builders used it less frequently. Today's contemporary oak countertops rely on oak plywood for the same...