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Old 08-08-2012, 02:29 AM   #16
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Two years ago, was published in a Spanish forum a prototype "GlowLight" as a domestic experiment:

http://traductor.elmundo.es/Pages/Ur...lternates=True

The greatest difficulty is in getting a diffusing material that allows a good read.
In this case, was a sheet of plastic adhesive.

I mention as a curiosity.


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Old 08-08-2012, 06:39 AM   #17
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Interesting development.
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Old 08-14-2012, 11:50 PM   #18
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They would better work on a cheaper one... (grunting)...)))
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Old 08-17-2012, 04:39 AM   #19
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There are plenty of cheaper ereader on the market.
Using of newest technologies (faster processors, more flash memory on board, HD screens, GlowLight etc.) can not be very cheap. Additionaly IMHO it is quite unfair to force an innovator to develope and produce new devices without profit. A small company under pressing of dumping prices can just disappear and nobody wins. Besides they also offer some low cost ereader. But majority of customers prefer devices with better equipment.
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:08 AM   #20
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There are plenty of cheaper ereader on the market.
Using of newest technologies (faster processors, more flash memory on board, HD screens, GlowLight etc.) can not be very cheap. Additionaly IMHO it is quite unfair to force an innovator to develope and produce new devices without profit. A small company under pressing of dumping prices can just disappear and nobody wins. Besides they also offer some low cost ereader. But majority of customers prefer devices with better equipment.
Have you received this Ereader yet? First impressions?

Very interesting in it
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Old 08-18-2012, 05:39 AM   #21
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Perhaps i am being a bit obtuse but dont find any sense at all in a lighted e-ink ereader. i thought e-ink main point was precissely to differ from LCD conventional screens, being as similar to real paper as possible avoiding any eye stressing, even at the price of having a B&W and slow screen. This new lighted display would have the worst of the two worlds. Why dont buy a tablet instead?
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Old 08-18-2012, 07:33 AM   #22
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Perhaps i am being a bit obtuse but dont find any sense at all in a lighted e-ink ereader. i thought e-ink main point was precissely to differ from LCD conventional screens, being as similar to real paper as possible avoiding any eye stressing, even at the price of having a B&W and slow screen. This new lighted display would have the worst of the two worlds. Why dont buy a tablet instead?
Well, check out some videos of the nook with glow light (or whatever it's called) and you'll see What it's about. Could indeed be helpful to be able to read at night, as long as the contrast of the e-ink screen isn't too negatively impacted.
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Here is another new video of new frontlighted i62HDL :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0V0vBTyOKaI&noredirect=1

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Old 09-07-2012, 09:39 AM   #24
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Here is another new video of new frontlighted i62HDL :
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=190125
That's a Kobo thread.
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:35 AM   #25
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That's a Kobo thread.
Yeah, where's the HDL one One to see
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:05 PM   #26
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Does it have a display the same with Kindle Paperwhite?
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Old 09-08-2012, 05:47 PM   #27
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Does it have a display the same with Kindle Paperwhite?
Yes, the display of the new Onyx 62 has a backlight.
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:09 AM   #28
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Oops.. I meant of course: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0V0vBTyOKaI&noredirect=1
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Old 09-10-2012, 10:35 AM   #29
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Ahhh, if only they decided to use consistent product names, it would be easier to find these videos!
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Why is the bezel of the i62HD so huge?
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