Stores soon to get cheap e-Paper price tags

A Nemoptic ePaper price tag

With oil prices fluctuating daily effecting food prices across the board, how do retailers manage to keep their pricing relevant without too much man power? Nempotic, maker of a high-tech display called Binem Active Matrix E-Paper has been supplying European and Asian grocery stores with these tiny remotely updatable price tags, which also happen to be a tree-free solution.

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Western Digital My Passport Studio gets e-Paper technology, FireWire 800

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Who would have thought an ex-Motorola employee who founded Western Digital back in the 70’s would grow it to become the second largest hard disk manufacturer in the world?

Western Digital’s capitalizing on the surge in demand for external hard drives, with their recent rollout of external drives like the My Passport Studio, a 2.5-inch Passport ultra-portable enclosure that has hit the market targeting Mac users.

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Waterproof MP3 Player Boasts Color E-Paper Display

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Devices like the Amazon Kindle may come with e-paper displays, but they’re restricted to the grayscale end of things. Rocking out in full color e-paper is the this Freestyle Audio MP3 player. The player itself isn’t all that exciting, but it does replace the conventional screen with a color-capable e-ink display. Think about this. The […]

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Enhancing E-Paper Technology with LG-Philips

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Some people are saying that flexible electronic paper technology is the wave of the future and these flexible displays will one day replace paper altogether. LG-Philips LCD seems to agree, because they have once again pushed the envelope and they are set to unveil their most advanced prototype to date at CES. The new electronic […]

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Rolling out with Philips READUS e-paper demo videos

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One of the drawbacks to carrying around a PMP with a large vibrant display is that the device is necessarily a little bulky. The Philips READUS addresses that issue with its unique roll-out screen, and we’ve got a couple more videos of this fantastic solution in action. Although you won’t exactly be able to enjoy […]

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World’s thinnest e-paper from Bridgestone

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You might only think of Bridgestone as the company that makes the tires for your car, but apparently they have a lot more on the go than that. Bridgestone has unveiled the world’s thinnest e-paper display. Not much thicker than a piece of paper, it also resembles paper in that it is completely bendable. It […]

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DVD concept with folding e-paper screen

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Here’s a concept which lets you watch DVD movies on the go, with a screen that won’t make you go blind from squinting, and you won’t get a sore back from carrying it around. It’s a DVD player with an e-paper screen which folds out like some fancy origami project when you want to watch […]

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E-paper applications from Fujitsu

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The details are still pretty slim, but we do know that the crew over at Fujitsu Computer Systems – the makers of all those great notebooks and other good stuff – are working on some e-paper technology that they hope to launch into the marketplace under a variety of guises. The prototype was shown off […]

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Express yourself with Chameleon E-Paper Bag

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E-Paper is one hot invention. It’s a flexible material that can change appearance, making it perfect for newspaper or e-book reading, but now it seems like the technology is being implemented into fashion as well. The Chameleon E-Paper carry bag uses the material as its main body, and makes use of simple lines “to emphasize […]

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Philips may be first to mass produce e-Paper

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Philips Electronics announced Monday that they are preparing to mass-produce a slim digital paper. Philips is also working on a more advanced paper that will be able to display video, but at this time the new e-paper to come will only display monochrome images and text. Consumers will be able to download newspapers and magazines […]

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Disposable electronic displays made possible with paper

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The proposed e-paper uses electrowetting (a process of moving colored pigments from pixel to pixel using electronic charges) on a paper substrate. Electrowetting consumes lesser power and outperforms the present day E-ink electrophoretic screens in terms of better color, faster response times and video capability.

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The Page: e-ink newspaper concept takes eReading to another level

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The whole e-book situation really started to get serious when the Amazon Kindle was released. It got kicked up a notch with the Apple iPad, but what about newspapers? You can read them on your iPad or Kindle, but neither formats are quite the same as what the Page concept is trying to accomplish.

Rather than use solid displays like other smartbooks, the Page makes use of flexible and foldable e-paper technology.

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Live Look at Asus DR-950 Touchscreen E-Book Reader

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Sure, you could join the fold with an Amazon Kindle. Maybe you want the secondary display of the Barnes & Noble Nook. Or you can take the Taiwanese approach with the newly revealed Asus DR-950 e-book reader. Unlike many other units, this one has a touchscreen! To be fair, the Asus DR-950 is not the […]

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Skiff Reader Offers Big eBooks in Thin Package

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The original Amazon Kindle wasn’t the first ebook reader to market, but it was the one that popularized the format. Amazon went a little further it released the Kindle DX, going with a bigger screen. Going even further is the Skiff Reader with its 11.5-inch display. This doesn’t get the same integration with the online […]

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First Flexible E-Book Reader Coming from Bridgestone?

This whole e-ink thing was around before the Amazon Kindle hit the scene, but the same can be said about MP3 players before we saw the first Apple iPod. It seems that e-book readers could be the next big thing, but they’re all so stiff. Ironically enough, the first flexible e-reader could be coming from […]

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