Qualcomm is not giving up on Mirasol

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Qualcomm Mirasol technology was originally developed for the next generation of color e-readers. The company has spent over two billion dollars trying to make it work but only a handful of devices ever employed it, such as the Kyobo and Koobe Jin Yong Reader. Since they failed to make a meaningful … [Read more...]

The Future of E-Readers is IMX 7

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Freescale has  played a pivotal role in the e-reader industry  from the very first Sony e-Reader to the modern day Amazon Kindle Voyage. Their processors and internals allow e-paper to truly shine and directly impact everything from page turns to battery life. Today, Freescale has just announced the … [Read more...]

Would you Buy an E Ink Table?

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If you have ever used a Kindle or Nook e-reader, the e-paper display is made by a company called e Ink. Over the last few years they have diversified into digital signage and in early 2015 they have created new technology called Prism. Prism is comprised of E Ink’s bistable ink in a film that can … [Read more...]

e Ink Carta is more Affordable

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E-Paper technology has gone through a number of iterations over the years. Some of been widely adopted by companies like Amazon, B&N or Kobo and others were relegated into obscurity. The best new screen is called Carta and is currently employed by the Kindle Voyage, Kindle Paperwhite 2, Kobo H2O … [Read more...]

Neonode Powers the Modern e-Reader

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Over the course of the last few years e-readers have dramatically come down in price. They once cost over three hundred dollars and now a quality device will cost less than a hundred. How have companies managed to reduce costs, while still maintaining high build quality? The answer is … [Read more...]

Kobo Will Never Make a Color e-Reader

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Kobo has verified that they will not employ color technology on any of their dedicated e-paper e-readers.  Michael Tamblyn the President of Kobo said that color screens and interactive features would continue "on the tablet and app side", which now accounts for half of Kobo's business. Color … [Read more...]