With 0.3mm thickness and 130g weight, it utilizes a metal foil instead of a traditional glass to make itself both flexible and durable. Boasting a high-contrast ratio, it only requires power when the screen is refreshed so the e-paper device features a long battery life.This NYT piece discusses future applications of this type of technology, being pursued by Korean, Japanese, and American companies, which could include roll-up giant screen TVs, updatable newspapers and magazines, ultra-portable Kindle-like devices, etc. And maybe even the end of the laptop.
According to the company, they plan to begin mass production of an 11.5-inch flexible electronic paper screen in the first half of this year via Skiff.
Friday, January 15, 2010
To succeed in today's display market, you've got to be flexible.
0 cm, it has developed the world's largest flexible electronic paper display: