E Ink demos a folding e-reader that can also take notes
From OSnews@21:1/5 to All on Tue Aug 11 13:06:38 2020
Folding smartphones are slowly making their way into the mainstream. Could foldable e-readers be next? The E Ink Corporation, the company behind the digital paper tech found in the majority of e-readers, is trying to make it happen. The firm's R&D lab
has been developing foldable e-ink screens for a while, and its latest prototype clearly demonstrates the idea's potential.
This feels like such a natural fit for an e-reader. A foldable e-reader mimics a real book a lot more accurately than a regular portrait display does, and can potentially reduce the amount of times you have to perform a digital page flip. Still nowhere
near a real book, of course, but a tiny step closer nonetheless.