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A4-Sized Color E-Paper Unrolled By Philips

The world's first A4-sized color e-paper, a flexible paper-thin display technology, has just been released by LG Philips LCD.


(The world's first A4-sized color electronic-paper)

This bendable e-paper can display up to 4096 colors on its 35.9 diagonal surface. The display is highly energy efficient, using power only to change the image.

Neal Stephenson, your mediatron is almost ready:

Bud took a seat and skimmed a mediatron from the coffee table; it looked exactly like a dirty, wrinkled, blank sheet of paper. "'Annals of Self-Protection,'" he said, loud enough for everyone else in the place to hear him. The logo of his favorite meedfeed coalesced on the page.
(Read more about Stephenson's mediatron

Just a bit larger (science fiction fans are never satisfied), and you won't need to go to the movies (like Spielberg's Minority Report) to see e-newspapers:


(Paper-thin E-Paper Newspaper changes content)

More e-paper news!

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