Monday, September 8, 2008

Plastic Logic's New E-Reading Device Echoes Look of the Real Newspaper

"New E-Newspaper Reader Echoes Look of the Paper”
The New York Times
September 7, 2008
By Eric A. Taub

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The electronic newspaper, a large portable screen that is constantly updated with the latest news, has been a prop in science fiction for ages. It also figures in the dreams of newspaper publishers struggling with rising production and delivery costs, lower circulation and decreased ad revenue from their paper product.

While the dream device remains on the drawing board, Plastic Logic will introduce publicly on Monday its version of an electronic newspaper reader: a lightweight plastic screen that mimics the look -- but not the feel -- of a printed newspaper. ...

Read the full article in The New York Times.

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