Sony develops Digital Paper for educational purpose

Saturday, May 25th, 2013 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: ,

Sony has developed a new 13.3-inch (A4-size) of digital paper device that aim to replace papers use as educational material, documents and improving learning effects as well as productivity. It is so-called as electronic paper aims to improve the efficiency of teaching processes and motivation in learning.

Sony Digital Paper for educational purpose
~ Sony Digital Paper for educational purpose ~

The Digital Paper is thin like a paper and it can deliver, store, write and share data information via a network. Sony employed a high-resolution (1200 X 1600 Pixels) 13.3-inch flexible electrophoretic display by using its own technology that forms TFTs on a plastic substrate.

The touch panel of the digital paper was developed by combining an optical method and an electromagnetic induction method. So it is possible to use the menu screen or turn a page by touching the panel as well as write words and draw diagrams with a stylus.

The thickness and mass of the digital paper are 6.8mm and about 358 grams in weight. It can be used up to three weeks per charge (Without using wireless LAN function and minimum usage of an hour per day). Besides these, it has wireless capability for data transferring. The Digital Paper from Sony will be released within fiscal 2013.


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