E Ink, maker of Kindle display, to offer color
Up until now, people who have bought e-readers have had to make a compromise: either read in color on a highly reflective screen, or read in shades of gray on a display that's easy to make out even outdoors.
The next generation of E-ink may be on cloth (w/ video)
Upconverting nanoparticle inks: Invisible QR codes tackle counterfeit bank notes
An invisible quick response (QR) code has been created by researchers in an attempt to increase security on printed documents and reduce the possibility of counterfeiting, a problem which costs governments ...
Xerox looks to make color printing more affordable
(AP) -- The economics of color printing in big offices are simple: A page of black and white costs about 2 cents per page, while color runs about 8 cents.
Power-sipping cell phone displays come closer
(AP) -- The first factory dedicated to making a new type of power-thrifty cell phone display has started operations, Qualcomm Inc. said this week.
Scientists learn how to 'out run damage' with imaging technique
Over the decades X-ray crystallography has been fundamental in the development of many scientific fields. The method has revealed the structure and function of many biological molecules, including vitamins, drugs, proteins ...
Anti-fraud lasers and inks for transparent electronics
(Phys.org) —Two prototypes – a detection device which users lasers to fight fraud, and a piano which demonstrates the potential of printed electronics – have been unveiled by Cambridge researchers.
The Shrinky Dink solution
Toys don't usually inspire high-tech innovation, but Michelle Khine's childhood favorite did just that.
Epson and E Ink Announce State-of-the-Art Color EPD Controller
Seiko Epson and E Ink Corporation today announced a new jointly developed display controller IC. The S1D13524 is a high-performance EPD controller with a built-in color processor for E Ink's VizplexTM-enabled ...
Putting color in 'e-reader' displays
Electronic readers (e-readers), those increasingly popular devices that replace ink on paper, may have color displays in the future thanks to new advances in display technology. That's among the topics highlighted in a three-part ...
Report: Amazon's $359 Kindle 2 costs $185 to make
(AP) -- If you aren't sure whether Amazon.com Inc.'s latest Kindle electronic reading device is worth its $359 price tag, an analysis by research firm iSuppli may shed some light.
Taiwan firms display e-readers at computer show
(AP) -- Taiwanese electronics firms displayed a slew of e-readers at an industry show Tuesday, with one maker unveiling a lightweight model that can display a full magazine page in color.
HP injecting Internet technology into new printers
(AP) -- The rise of smartphones has presented Hewlett-Packard Co. with a problem.
Hydrodynamics of writing with ink
For millennia, writing has been the preferred way to convey information and knowledge from one generation to another. We first developed the ability to write on clay tablets with a point, and then settled ...