News tagged with ink

The social life of ink

Contrary to popular belief, the true genius of Johannes Gutenburg was not the printing press for which he is most often given credit. Both the Chinese and the Koreans had come up with versions of the press ...

dateMar 13, 2012 in Other
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5 top publishers plan rival to Kindle format

(AP) -- Five of the nation's largest publishers of newspapers and magazines plan to challenge Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle electronic-book reader with their own digital format that would display in color and work on a variety ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Business
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Color my numbers

For as many as 1 in 20 people, everyday experiences can elicit extra-ordinary associated sensations. The condition is known as synaesthesia and the most common form involves "seeing" colours when reading words and numbers. ...

dateDec 17, 2009 in Neuroscience
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New conductive ink for electronic apparel

University of Tokyo researchers have developed a new ink that can be printed on textiles in a single step to form highly conductive and stretchable connections. This new functional ink will enable electronic ...

dateJun 25, 2015 in Engineering
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Amazon CEO hopes new Kindles stoke sales

(AP) -- Jeff Bezos isn't just confident you'll want a Kindle e-book reader. The CEO of Amazon.com is bracing for a future in which you'll also want ones for your kid heading to college, your spouse in a book ...

dateJul 29, 2010 in Consumer & Gadgets
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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 ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Materials Science
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New product features with metallic nanoparticles

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing new techniques for the production of metallic nanoparticles. VTT's new production reactor, operating at atmospheric pressure, reduces the production costs of multicomponent ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Nanomaterials
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