On this years North American International Auto Show Toyota used a transparent LCDs Wall to reveal the new Furia concept car.
An interesting article about 360 Degree imaging.
Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute is currently working on a complete end-to-end system for the real-time acquisition and projection of immersive, high-resolution video panoramas. The approach is based on a flexible, mirror-based multi-camera rig that uses multiple HD cameras to capture very high-resolution video panoramas. These videos are then exhibited with a flexible multi-projection system in order to provide the viewers with the immersive feeling of watching the event on-site from the very best seat.
Some links on hardware accelerated video encoding:
A small video encoder with Wifi. It’s available with either SDI or HDMI input.
The sources for a GPU accelerated video player for the Raspberry Pi developed by the XBMC Raspberry PI project are available on GitHub: huceke/omxplayer.