PORTL Rebrands As Proto; Adds Mini Version Of Hologram-ish Transparent LCD Display

March 16, 2022 by Dave Haynes

The LA start-up that made a name for itself for using big transparent LCDs and clever lighting to create hologram-ish virtual presence experiences has …

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Toronto Mega-Mall Uses PORTL’s Hologram-ish Displays To Run Virtual Fashion Shows Through Holiday Season

December 3, 2021 by Dave Haynes

(Image: Dustin Fuhs) An “activation” that’s somewhere between interesting and gimmick-y used one of PORTL’s transparent LCD set-ups to do a virtualized fashion show …

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PORTL Closes $12M Fundraising Round To Grow Demand For Its Virtual Presence Products

November 19, 2021 by Dave Haynes

The company that has really pushed the possibilities for transparent LCD and marketed a quasi-hologram-ish virtual presence product called PORTL has just announced a …

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PORTL’s Transparent Displays Being Used By University’s Health Educators To Demonstrate Disorders

August 3, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Much of the attention around the use of transparent displays to show people at life-size dimension, in remote locations, has been focused on sectors …

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2020 NBA Title Ring Virtualized And Sold As Crypto Token, Based On PORTL’s Transparent LCD

May 24, 2021 by Dave Haynes

I’m putting out there, immediately, that I understand maybe half of the following, as it has something or other to do with crypto-currencies and …

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VSBLTY, Onyx Glass Partner On Idea Of Cooler As A Service For Digital Chiller Door Screens

May 7, 2021 by Dave Haynes

The screens as grocery and c-store chiller doors thing has been around perhaps as long as a decade, and while marketplace adoption seems pretty …

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PORTL Puts Swiss Timepiece Execs At Shanghai Trade Show, Without Leaving Alps

April 19, 2021 by Dave Haynes

I’m a big fan of what PORTL is doing with its remote display system, for use-cases like new luxury watch launches and demos done …

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PORTL Closes $3M Raise, First COO; Reports 100 Hologram-ish Units Sold

November 2, 2020 by Dave Haynes

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In-Store Media Start-up Cooler Screens Closes $80M Series C Funding; Expanding Footprint

October 5, 2020 by Dave Haynes

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LA’s PORTL Marketing Real-Time Kinda-Sorta Hologram Projection Screen Tech

January 9, 2020 by Dave Haynes

An LA start-up called PORTL is marketing what it calls the world’s only completely self-contained life-sized, single-passenger, 4K resolution hologram projection machine. The marketing …

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Transparent And High-Bright LCDs Paired To Create 3D-ish Display

September 25, 2018 by Dave Haynes

Transparent LCD has been around for years now, but UK-based Crystal Display Systems has put a different spin on their use by marrying a …

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UK’s CDS Demos Transparent LCD-Regular LCD 3D Mash-Up

February 28, 2017 by Dave Haynes

I’ve seen lots of transparent LCDs and no end of mostly crappy glasses-free 3D displays (though the 3D I saw at ISE was quite …

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