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LG Looks to Launch Flexible e-Paper

Claims that paper is dead are multiplying, but just how comfortable do you find those fancy e-readers? The Kindle just too bulky for you at 6 oz.? I suppose you think the Nook is even worse at 7.5 oz. Have no fear, LG is coming to your rescue with an e-reader so light you might forget you’re holding it.

Researchers at the electronics company have managed a breakthrough in what they are calling electronic paper display (EPD). EPD is basically an e-reader on an extremely thin piece of plastic that is flexible. Until the recent thin film transfer (TFT) breakthrough, LG hadn’t figured out a way to mass produce EPD to make it a viable product.

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