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The future of e-paper: The Kindle is only the beginning

17 Jun 2008
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Thin, flexible, low-power digital paper is just around the corner. Will your next book or newspaper be 'e'?

Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle has turned a long underperforming category of tech gadget -- e-book readers -- into an overnight hit, and in the process has boosted interest in electronic paper display (EPD) technology. The Kindle and its rival, the Sony Reader 505, both boast e-paper displays that look unnervingly like printed pages and consume next to no power. However, today's EPDs -- and today's e-book readers -- are only the beginning.

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