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Old 09-09-2012, 01:24 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by stewacide View Post
The easiest explanation would be that these are the exact same panels, including light, from the same supplier.
Amazon bought the company that developed the technology behind the PaperWhite screen - from Amazon to Launch Illuminated E ink Kindles This Year in April:
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He does, however, point to a patent filed by the illumination company Oy Modilis prior to their absorption into Amazon. Their technology is apparently at the heart of the new E Ink lighting system in these Kindles. The patent describes a novel method by which light from a single source is channeled into the screen area, where it bounces around before finally being directed outward toward the user.
This is almost certainly exclusive to Amazon, so the Kobo Glo and the NOOK with GlowLight are using different technology to the Kindle PaperWhite.
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