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Amazon Kindle DX images leak: 9.7-inch E Ink screen

Amazon Kindle DX images leak: 9.7-inch E Ink screen

Is this the new Amazon Kindle DX?  According to one source, you're looking at Amazon's new, larger-screen ebook reader, complete with a 9.7-inch E Ink display (versus the Kindle 2's 6-inch panel) and QWERTY keyboard squeezed down to the very bottom.  As we suggested might be the case yesterday, it looks like textbooks, not newspapers, are the Kindle DX's target: at least one university has claimed to be taking part in a trial where students will be provided with the new device and preloaded textbooks.

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Wacom & E Ink develop pen-input ePaper displays

Wacom & E Ink develop pen-input ePaper displays

Digitizer specialists Wacom and e-paper manufacturers E Ink have announced a deal that will see the former's digital ink technology incorporated into the latter's low-power, paper-like electronic displays.  It will open up the market for eBooks and newspapers that can be annotated and those notes stored and exchanged.  The pair are describing the development as "the ultimate vision of an interactive piece of paper."

Delphi to use E Ink SDC for long-range wireless keyfob

Delphi to use E Ink SDC for long-range wireless keyfob

Car manufacturer Delphi will be one of the first to use a new "segmented display cell" (SDC) from Manufacturer E Ink, which promises simple, clear displays that are both paper-thin and require minimal battery power. E Ink currently supplies the e-paper displays for Sony's Reader and Amazon's Kindle eBooks; however these new SDC panels are even thinner, have 180-degree viewing angles and can be produced in non-rectangular shapes (or even have holes in them). Delphi will use the SDC in a wireless bi-directional keyfob.

Edible Ink: Print, Flavor, and Eat

Edible Ink: Print, Flavor, and Eat

Be hip, be posh, hang out at the avant-garde, and eat some paper. Heck, eat your menu if you’d like. The Moto Restaurant, Chicago, serves innovative cuisine using a modified Canon i560 printer as an oven. Using edible ink and edible paper, they print out images of food, then flavor the printed paper by dipping them in various condiments, and then bake or fry them to your liking. And yes, you really can eat the menu. What better than to taste something first before you order it. So just rip off the picture from the menu and take a bite. Yum.

Edible Ink [Via: Designboom]

Kindle Voyage Review: Ereader Royalty

Kindle Voyage Review: Ereader Royalty

The ebook didn’t kill the paperback, and Amazon is counting on the fact that not only hasn’t the tablet killed the ereader, but that there’s still room for a premium model in the shape of the Kindle Voyage. Fronted by an incredible e-paper display, Amazon’s smartest screen illumination system to-date, and a bevy of software enhancements focused on readers, it’s certainly shaping up to be a great home for your digital 50 Shades. In a world of free Kindle apps and $249 iPads, however, the Kindle Voyage needs to do more than just pack in the pixels in order to justify its existence.

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Forget Apple Pay: Plastc wants to make your wallet smarter

Forget Apple Pay: Plastc wants to make your wallet smarter

Does the world need another alternative payment method? Plastc believes so, promising the most security as well as the most convenience with its touchscreen-blessed credit and debit card replacement. Capable of switching between a traditional payment card, a loyalty or gift card, or even an access card to your office, Plastc has a magnetic strip that can be re-written on the fly so as to change its identity depending on where you're using it and what you want to use it for, all controlled with an app on your smartphone and an E Ink panel on the card itself.

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