|12-14-2004, 04:35 AM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2003
Device: Dell Axim
Hi-res e-paper is a feast your eyes
Tokyo-based Toppan Printing, who works in collaboration with electronic paper display maker E-Ink, has demonstrated a stunning 400ppi (pixels per inch) high resolution e-paper prototype. Toppan has also manufactured the highly acclaimed 170ppi display of Sony's e-book reader LIBRIé.
Speaking of display resolution: High resolution is as good as the human eye can resolve. Going beyond it would be pointless because the average human eye could not appreciate any finer detail. In a monochromatic image at a normal reading distance, the human eye is not able to perceive more than 250-300ppi. In other words, the 400ppi display prototype easily matches the resolving power of the eye making text as sharp as it can get!
Beside featuring a high resolution, in contrast to traditional display technologies on the market today, E-Ink's e-paper technology also makes text extremely easy to read at virtually any angle and under any lighting condition - including direct sunlight.
|12-14-2004, 05:44 PM||#2|
MR prodigal son
Join Date: Mar 2003
Device: Galaxy Note, Nexus7
Which means they can now concentrate on getting the cost down, and getting the technology into some more products, woohoo!
|12-16-2004, 04:50 AM||#3|
Join Date: May 2004
Device: Kindle Touch
Isn't it strange that the Librie is the only handheld device so far that features E-Ink technology? So far most news on E-Ink was related to large screen applications such as screens used for advertisement.
I begin to wonder if the Librie was only meant as a test product to see how consumers accept the new technology (remember it also has its disadvantages, such as a very slow refresh-rate, low-scale grey colors).
|12-22-2004, 05:43 AM||#4|
Librie lab rat
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Dortmund, Germany
Device: Tolino Shine
Secondly, yes, the display has its limitations. Not only is it very slow, there's also a problem with ghosting - if you change pages whatever was on the previous page remains visible as a slight shadow. It's annoying if you pay attention to it, but it doesn't really interfere with reading.
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