October 11, 2005

Monitor, or Ultra-Monitor?

Continuing my recent megapixel fixation, check out this insane, 19200 x 2400 monitor [link via Airtight Interactive]. Aside from the obvious expense and physical demands of this kind of configuration, such a wide layout would impose some new UI challenges (e.g. look at the control elements spread all the way to the right and left). Of course, with higher DPI displays coming and resolution-independent UI support coming from Microsoft and Apple, there’s plenty of work ahead (if nothing else, so that your Photoshop toolbar doesn’t end up being 8mm wide on screen).

Posted by John Nack at 1:11 PM on October 11, 2005


  • Rob Poitras — 10:38 AM on October 25, 2005

    When are we going to see software companies create programs that take advantage of multimonitor setups?

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