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Photos: E-paper chase

An employee of Japanese electronics giant Fuji Xerox displays a prototype of electronic paper called "E-Paper Visual Index Card." The ultrathin e-paper reduces electrical consumption because it does not need electricity to maintain its display configuration. The e-paper--made of photoconductivity seats that contain an LCD layer--is expected out next year.

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