Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Jan 2015 20:51 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems

The PaperLike uses a 13.3-inch E Ink Fina screen that has a resolution of 1600 x 1200 (150 ppi). Fina is E Ink's glass-based display and is different from what's on the 13.3" Sony DPT-S1 PDF Reader, which has a flexible plastic-based screen.

The interesting thing about the PaperLike is that it uses so little energy that it doesn't even need to be plugged into its own power source. It connects to a laptop or desktop computer simply with a USB cable, and it gets enough power through the USB to refresh the screen.

This looks quite interesting in a cool-to-have sort of way. Too bad the price isn't exactly in the cool-to-have category.

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RE[2]: Comment by Kroc
by Jedd on Tue 27th Jan 2015 09:30 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Kroc"
Jedd
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2005-07-06

Yes! exactly PALM-like! I'd buy one for every member of my family, especially if the price was low. (Hec, it should be low, e-paper is supposed to be cheap).

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