Coloring the Future of E-Readers


Amazon’s Kindle e-reader and wireless delivery network have converted readers and critics alike into e-book believers. At the same time, new distribution modes hold increasing appeal for struggling publishers. But many believe that engineers must find affordable ways to bring color and video to these easy-on-the-eyes readers before they can truly supplant print or the Web. Display companies are using technologies from color filters to photonic crystals to build prototypes of color video displays. Which will win the race to turn lab novelty into reliable products? Erica Naone, Technology Review Andre Arsenault, Opalux Jim Cathey, Qualcomm Asad Khan, Kent Displays Lawrence Schwartz, E Ink David Weir, BNET

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