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http://www.scientifi...t-ces2013-01-11

 

The same kind of technology was shown off at CES back in 2006 (or was it 2005?) as well, but we're getting that much closer to a public release. If e-paper were to debut anytime soon and become affordable(i.e. <2020), then we are in for a major tech shock. It has the potential to be a fundamental sweep. Imagine if we could mass produce this.  It would collapse the newspaper industry almost completely, yet lead to a mass reduction in the need  for paper (ever heard of that popular expression "Wasting trees?") And then god knows what else!  Put one on your desk. Watch a movie. Teacher finds out. Confiscates e-paper (or iPaper). 

Funny: What if Apple called it iSheet? Cue endless initially-funny-then-lame rude jokes... (iSheet messages! iSheet ringtones! iSheet covers!)


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Hmm...this maybe a flop,reason being for the demand for lesser expensive tablets as we can see today with the google nexus and apple minis etc,with the rate of newer developments maybe this can morph into a tablet thats so inexpensive it will definitely replace college ruled notepads

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idon't see apple getting to this first they have lost their edge (RIP steve jobs). I definitely see EP taking down the tablet industry. Google, amazon, and Samsung are already working on flexible computers that can fold and roll like a map. The logical step after flexi comps is to have a computer as flexible as paper. 


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Is there someone who's into inventing this kind of thing?


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Is there someone who's into inventing this kind of thing?

 

There are some independents with analog versions already, and the big three (samsung,apple, nexus) already have computers that are paper thin just not flexible. 


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