LG launches two stretched monitors: anyone for a game of Defender?


LG has announced two stretched monitors designed for large public areas where widescreen or “tallscreen” displays could be used to display data or other content.

Though they look as if they may have suffered from a spot of medieval torture, they are in fact meant to be this way, boasting either 29 or 38 inches diagonally with a resolution of either 1,366 x 398 and 1,366 x 480. They can be used either vertically or horizontally, have a contrast ratio of 1,000:1, and a 9ms response rate…