History and Future of e-paper

Computerworld has an interesting overview of the history and (possible) future of e-paper technologies, using kindle as the touchstone. Not a lot of deep analysis but some industry quotes that put the fledging e-book business in perspective:

These current limitations lead at least one industry observer to predict that the acceptance of e-paper displays will take a while: “E-paper is still five years from being a mainstream technology,” says Len Kawell, a distinguished engineer at Microsoft.

(via slashdot)

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