PaperTab Flexible Screen Debuts At CES
From Fast Company
January 8, 2013 - 6:13am
The plastic screen that wants to be more like paper is a concept from Intel, Queens University Canada and UK firm Plastic Logic. Amidst the white noise of the haptic forks, baby monitor fridges and the USB trouser presses at CES, one thing so far can go stand in the corner marked 'Innovation'. And that is PaperTab, a flexible bit of plastic--yes, a bendy screen--that would rather be like paper. It's been developed in conjunction with Intel, Queens University from Canada and UK firm Plastic Logic, and uses the kind of gestures that fans of books and magazines will love. In short, you can crumple up your swiping ability and throw it in the trash: it's time to learn how to do the dog-ear, page-bend and page-turn. With only one app (or window if you want to look at it from a desktop perspective) per page, the technology works by touching separate pages together to either transfer infor...
Continue reading this article »
Share This Article: