2a LG: mass production of flexible e paper startsE-Paper is not a new technology – devices using it (think Kindle) have sold hundreds of thousands of times in the last years.

So far, these screens were immovable and monochrome. According to PCWorld, the mass production of (transformable) color e-paper devices will start very soon:

The company expects to begin mass producing 9.7-inch color and 19-inch flexible e-paper, according to an SEC filing it made on Friday. E-paper, or electronic paper, is a display used in e-readers on which text appears as it would on printed paper.

So far, the slow response time has made the display technology useful onbly for e-readers (see a sample device in action here) – let’s see what hardware designers will cook up next…

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