Texas Instruments Promises Faster E-Reader Page Turns

Here’s the e-reader news that avid users of the device have been waiting for. While manufacturer of e-readers keep themselves focused on the display – like making it less reflective, introducing color to it and so on while keeping the display looking as close to a real paper as possible – the one thing that continues to get neglected is the long time it takes to flip pages, one of the most common irritants with e-readers.

But it will soon be a thing of the past as a new technology from Texas Instruments is out to take care of it all. According to TI, their E-Book Development Platform that has been designed for e-readers with 9.7-inch screen makes the e-reader to get into sleep mode once the page has been turned. This way the device gets to save a lot of energy, which in turn translates to an expanded battery life. In fact, TI would like us to believe that with the use of this technology, battery life can extend to 14,800 page turns or about a month of idle time. When you initiate the page turning process once again, the device wakes up quickly and the page is turned over, all of this taking place in just mere seconds.

More development is this field is awaited. You’ll have it all along with all the latest e-reader news in our e-reader blog.

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