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Old 01-30-2010, 09:46 AM   #273
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Screens Pixel Qi 3Qi Magic E-Paper and High-Res LCD Dual Display Becomes Real Next Month

By Matt Buchanan on April 24, 2009 at 1:29 AM

The display technology Pixel Qi has been promising is revolutionary: A high-res colour LCD and low-power, reflective reader mode better than E-ink. For dirt cheap. And itís coming next month.


If you recall, PixelQiís founder, Mary Lou Jepsen, is the brains behind the OLPCís breakthrough reflective screen, and an evangelist for the idea that the future of the computer is in displays. When we talked to her about the problems with e-readers, she predicted that LCD would overtake electrophoretic display technologyóaka E-inkóby 2010.


The idea isnít crazy if Pixel Qiís displays match the hype: One screen that delivers a high-res, colour LCD for normal computer stuff; an e-paper mode thatís even more readable than e-ink; and a super low-power black-and-white mode. And is cheap to make and advance, since itís fabricated in standard LCD factories. It makes the possibility of a single tablet computer that really can do everything that much more possible.
And weíll get to see the first one, 3Qi, next month. Sure, itís just a stupid screen, but Iím excited.


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