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Pixel Qi teases ultra-frugal Retina Display rival

Pixel Qi teases ultra-frugal Retina Display rival

Low-power screen experts Pixel Qi have teased a new iPad matching panel, equalling the Retina Display resolution but delivering "massive power savings" on Apple's technology. "We at Pixel Qi loved the Apple iPad3 screen, but were shocked by the overheating reports and the massive power draw (8Watts?!)" company founder Mary Lou Jepsen observed on the company blog. "We can now announce that we can match or exceed the image quality of the screen in the iPad3."

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Small solar panel could power Pixel Qi and ARM tablet

Small solar panel could power Pixel Qi and ARM tablet

Earlier this week, we put up a video of Pixel Qi showing off its new and thin screens for tablets and other devices. The cool thing about all of the Pixel Qi screens is that they are designed to be easy to read in direct sunlight and to consume very little power. At Computex Pixel Qi was also showing off another very cool item along with the new screens. The company was demoing a tablet that could get all the power needed for the Pixel Qi screen and an ARM-powered tablet mainboard from a small 1W solar panel.

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Pixel Qi demos super-slim panels; smartphone and bistable on roadmap [Video]

Pixel Qi demos super-slim panels; smartphone and bistable on roadmap [Video]

Pixel Qi had promised some new screen technology at Computex this week, and the company has delivered, with a fresh 10.1-inch super-thin panel. Unlike the existing 10.1-inch screen, as used in the Notion Ink Adam, the new panel runs at 1280 x 800 making it ideal for Android Honeycomb slates; meanwhile, as ARMdevices' video demo shows, it's far more sunlight-visible than the iPad.

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CUPP PunkThis packs full ARM PC into your notebook’s HDD bay

CUPP PunkThis packs full ARM PC into your notebook’s HDD bay

CUPP Computing had high ambitions for its hybrid PC technology, fitting a complete ARM-based mini-PC into the chassis of a regular computer, and giving users the choice between normal power and the long runtimes of the frugal chipset; now the production version, "PunkThis", is ready for showtime. A 2.5-inch SATA form-factor board, the CUPP PunkThis module is intended to replace the HDD in a typical notebook: in its place, you get a 1GHz TI OMAP DM3730 paired with 512MB of RAM, a Mini PCIe SSD to replace the host storage, and shared flash memory for both systems.

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Pixel Qi & CPT partner to boost transflective display production; 7-inch due in Q2 2011

Pixel Qi & CPT partner to boost transflective display production; 7-inch due in Q2 2011

Pixel Qi displays should be in greater supply next year, with the transflective screen company announcing a manufacturing partnership with CPT. The deal will see the two firms release three new screens "of various sizes" in the new year, including a 7-inch 1024 x 600 panel that is expected to go into mass production in early Q2 2011 after making its debut at CES in January.

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Pixel Qi 7-inch display headed to CES 2011

Pixel Qi 7-inch display headed to CES 2011

3qi has confirmed that samples of its new 7-inch Pixel Qi display will be available in time for CES 2011 in January next year. Announced back in September, the 7-inch display was initially promised for the first half of 2011, with the possibility of limited sampling in the last quarter of this year; according to the company's product page, the final specifications of the screen are in development now.

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CPT SunLight Viewable display uses 50% less power than LCD [Video]

CPT SunLight Viewable display uses 50% less power than LCD [Video]

Last we heard of CPT, they were preparing a transflective display to take on PixelQi; that project seems to have led to an even more impressive panel, with NetbookNews snatching some eyes-on time with the so-called "SunLight Viewable Low Power Screen Technology" at the Taitronics show in Taipei. The name might be unwieldy, but the technical promise more than makes up for it: CPT say it delivers regular LCD performance but at half the power.

Video demo after the cut

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Pixel Qi wired/wireless d-screen-Qi10 companion displays outed

Pixel Qi wired/wireless d-screen-Qi10 companion displays outed

Pixel Qi already offer their 3qi multi-mode display as a bare panel for those wanting to upgrade their 10-inch ultraportables, but now the company has confirmed that Display Solutions AG have used their panels for a range of USB and wireless USB companion displays.  The Display Solutions d-screen-Qi10 pairs a 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 3qi display with the company's own d-screen-HYBRID driver board, which can be hooked up via USB, wireless USB or ethernet.

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