Video: Bookeen Demos Video Playback on E-Ink Screen

In Tech Digest by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson E-ink isn’t just for text anymore, as Paris-based e-reader manufacturer Bookeen proved earlier this month. Bookeen’s R&D department has figured out how to play smooth-motion video on an e-ink display, as demonstrated in the video below (via Password Incorrect). httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24srQXX81Oc E-Ink Info reports that the setup you see in the video was created using Bookeen’s own software …

E-Ink Can Make Tanks Invisible

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By Hannah Johnson You thought E-Ink was just for dedicated e-reading devices like the Kindle, but defense contractor BAE Systems has discovered another use: making tanks invisible on the battlefield. According to a report in the Telegraph, sensors on the outside of the tank will record and project a realtime image feed of the surrounding landscape back onto the tank’s …