color e-paper

  • Color e-paper you can write on? Yes, please

    Color e-paper you can write on? Yes, please

    I can’t imagine that this stuff is cost-effective right now, but in a couple years? Damn, I might just buy me a Kindle 5. The writing bit could be handy, but its direct input method (just giving the magnetized powder a green light at point of contact, looks like) suggests to me that it may not be able to store that writing. Pure speculation on my part. Video inside. Looks sweet. Read More

  • Ricoh develops extra-vivid color e-paper through using copier technology

    Ricoh develops extra-vivid color e-paper through using copier technology

    The Kindle 2 is hot in the US, but in Japan color e-paper is the major topic in the blogosphere. The black and white Sony e-reader was a gigantic flop and Amazon Japan hasn’t said yet if it will sell the Kindle here in Nippon. Fujitsu will attempt to fill the void by offering its FLEPia color e-book (pictured) next month, but now Ricoh claims it has developed a technology that makes… Read More

  • Fujitsu to commercialize e-reader with color e-paper in the fall

    Fujitsu to commercialize e-reader with color e-paper in the fall

    Fujitsu Frontech, Tokyo-based subsidiary of the Fujitsu group, plans to sell its FLEPia, an e-reader using color e-paper, to mass consumers this fall. The exact launch date is yet unknown. According to Japan’s leading business newspaper Nikkei [registration required], Fujitsu will initially offer the A4 version only (210×304×12mm). They didn’t say if the A5 device will… Read More