Definitions

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  • n. A display technology designed to mimic the appearance of ordinary ink on paper.

Etymologies

e- +‎ paper (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Typically, they show material using so-called e-paper which allows text to be read, usually in black and white, much like a paper book in direct sunlight.

    Technology

  • The color e-paper terminal can store up to 5,000 paper-based books, can last up to 40 hours, and features an 8-inch display screen.

    First colour e-book reader ready

  • PVI quotes data from DisplaySearch noting that the total e-paper market will be $3 billion by 2013, which will be used in e-readers as well as e-textbooks.

    E-Books Are Hot, So Why Did E-Ink Sell for So Little?

  • One thing is for sure — the Kindle, which is likely to sell over half a million units this year, has ignited a lot of interest in a technology known as e-paper, which aims to replicate the qualities of ink on paper.

    Vogue on Your eReader? New E-paper Tech Will Make It Happen

  • Jason Heikenfeld, director of the Novel Devices Laboratory, tells IEEE Spectrum that use of this technology is not limited to e-paper, but can also be used in cell phones and other places where displays are needed.

    Vogue on Your eReader? New E-paper Tech Will Make It Happen

  • It consists of a series of pens with shortwave radio frequency, a computer base station (probably in the napkin holder), and several “napkins” that are in fact multitouch, color e-paper surfaces.

    15 Laptop Concepts of the Future | Impact Lab

  • Last year when the e-paper market really started to find footing, it reminded us that now that the technology has arrived, we need to be extra careful in how we utilize it.

    Going Paperless Is Not As Green As We Might Think | Impact Lab

  • Its bendable “metal foil” e-paper display is built to last, as are similar monochrome prototypes from LG Display and other tech companies.

    15 Laptop Concepts of the Future | Impact Lab

  • Samsung said in a statement the acquisition of Liquavista will help expand its position in next-generation display technologies such as transparent displays and e-paper.

    Samsung Electronics Buys Dutch Display Company

  • Meanwhile, Mr. Courtois, albeit as his "long odds" prediction, says pervasive displays—low-power, high-resolution e-paper technology—will sit at the heart of our digital lives, suggesting that "ubiquitous and seamless connectivity will mean that wherever we are we'll have access to our most important information."

    Corporate Leaders Weigh In On 2012 Technology Trends

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