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Old 12-12-2010, 01:13 PM   #1
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next generation sony ereaders "unveiled"

Not sure if this has been reported:

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Old 12-12-2010, 02:40 PM   #2
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Old 12-12-2010, 05:33 PM   #3
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I feel like Keanu Reeves in The Matrix. All I can do is look dazed and say "Whoa."

Shouldn't this thread be in News?
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Old 12-12-2010, 05:35 PM   #4
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I think my heart skipped a few beats while reading the article. Wow! I can't wait to see that on the market.
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Old 12-12-2010, 05:48 PM   #5
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I feel like Keanu Reeves in The Matrix. All I can do is look dazed and say "Whoa."

Shouldn't this thread be in News?
sorry I am new here, thought it belonged in the sony section. whoever is the moderator can move it to where it belongs.

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Old 12-12-2010, 05:52 PM   #6
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sorry I am new here, thought it belonged in the sony section. whoever is the moderator can move it to where it belongs.

Sorry again.
Oh, no need to apologize! It's great to see the information.

I will PM a moderator and ask.

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Old 12-12-2010, 05:54 PM   #7
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Old 12-12-2010, 06:46 PM   #8
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That flexible screen demo has been around since at least September. Sony borrowed it from E-ink and it does not represent an active project.
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Old 12-12-2010, 08:00 PM   #9
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That flexible screen demo has been around since at least September. Sony borrowed it from E-ink and it does not represent an active project.

Huh. But the trade show this blog is reporting just happened. Odd.
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Old 12-12-2010, 08:04 PM   #10
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I don't know...both of those looked awfully shiny. Glare would be an issue again...
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Old 12-12-2010, 08:16 PM   #11
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Old 12-12-2010, 08:19 PM   #12
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The "never made it to market" Readius had a 5 inch screen that was rolled up but pulled out of a cell phone.

I recall a YouTube video of flexible display Sony was working on from a couple of years ago. I'm trying to find the thread and if I do I'll post the link.
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Old 12-12-2010, 10:10 PM   #13
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article showing the Sony in September

http://www.fastcompany.com/1689406/e...dy-new-screens

here's the august article which talks about LGs SEC filing mentioning their production of foil backed flexible displays in this quarter

http://uk.ibtimes.com/articles/47509...display-lg.htm

Polymer Vision (Readius) was actually only a couple of months from launching the ir first rollable display product when the rug was litereally pulled out from under them when the major financial backer turned out to be involved in a giant Ponzi scheme. They had already produced several hundreds in a initial production run "shakedown".

They were purchased from bankruptcy by Wistron. The entire team there has been kept together and been given really great backing by Wistron. The are working hard to create a new up to date version of the Readius, since that initial product would be several years old now. They have recently even hired some new people. This next year could actually see a rollable display product in the market
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shouldn't leave out Sony's roll-able OLED that they first showed in May of this year



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Old 12-12-2010, 10:28 PM   #15
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So we're back to scrolls?

Electronic scrolls, but still.

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