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Video: Electronic ink technology offers bendable, wearable displays

Imagine a magazine that updates its articles whenever new information is available. A tablet that stores all the textbooks a university student will ever need. Sumi Das shows us how electronic ink is turning the page on a new era for displays.

The Amazon Kindle and the Sony Reader Digital Book may be the first widely-accepted digital readers, but electronic ink technology holds more promise than just these two devices.

Imagine a magazine that updates its articles whenever new information is available. A tablet that stores all the textbooks a university student will ever need. Or a supermarket shelf tag that automatically reflects price changes. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das shows us how electronic ink is turning the page on a new era for displays.

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