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NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight enables reading in the dark

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments12 April 2012

nook-simple-touch-with-glowlight-1A while ago I was out for a drink with some friends,  and among other conversation we had a debate about e-readers and tablets where we concluded that there should be a version of an e-reader with a controllable backlight. The folks from Barnes and Noble had the same idea and came up with NOOK… »


NOOKcolor is a logical step for new e-readers

By Damir Beciri
One Comment27 October 2010

nookcolor-1Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced the launch of NOOKcolor, their version of a full-color touch Reader’s Tablet that delivers digital books, magazines, newspapers and children’s books in color, and all in one nicely designed, thin and highly portable device. Instead classifying it as just another tablet, it is rather a logical and advanced step of… »

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Qualcomm Mirasol display for color e-readers inspired by butterflies

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments23 November 2009

qualcomm-mirasol-displayQualcomm MEMS Technologies new Mirasol display is the first full color, video-capable display on a prototype e-reader, built on the concept of the iridescence of butterfly’s wings. The inspiration for Mirasol’s engineering came from nature’s most vividly colored creatures: the cerulean wing of a butterfly, the ruby throat of a hummingbird, and the rainbow flash… »


Electrofluidic Display technology – visual brilliance as in conventional printed media

By Damir Beciri
3 May 2009

efd-pixels.pngAre you thinking about getting an e-reader but you’re not a fan of reading from a dimmed screen? A new technology called Electrofluidic Display (EFD) technology is going to change your mind. EFD is a product of an international collaboration of the University of Cincinnati, Sun Chemical, Polymer Vision and Gamma Dynamics. It’s the first… »