>>> Can you say laser printer?
>> Raster imaging with lasers has
>> the capabiity of extreme high resloution
I don't think it is fair to compare a printer
to a display device.
The printer is rated in pages per MINUTE
(lets say 10)
Whereas a live video display device typically
has something like 30 frames per SECOND.
So the live video device needs to be able to
rescan about 180 time more quickly than a laser
Moving the mirror(s) quickly enough _IS_ a real
problem. TI has somewhat solved this problem
with their DLP technology (micromirrors on a chip)
but it doesn't use laser technology.
U2 got some notoriety by spending huge bucks
to make a laser diode array giant screen for
their PopMart tour, but even with a "cost is no
object" design goal it still produced unrealistic