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Tablet-size Flexible Electronic Paper Display
E Ink, in cooperation with LG.Philips LCD, has built the largest flexible electronic paper display to date.
Less than 300 microns thick, the paper-white display is as thin and flexible as construction paper. With a 10.1-inch diagonal, the prototype achieves SVGA (600×800) resolution at 100 pixels per inch and has a 10:1 contrast ratio with 4 levels of grayscale.
E Ink’s Imaging Film is a novel display material that looks like printed ink on paper and has been designed for use in paper-like electronic displays. Like paper, the material can be flexed and rolled. As an additional benefit, the E Ink Imaging Film uses 100 times less energy than a liquid crystal display because…
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Electronic Health Records Applications For Tablet PC
ISLANDIA, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 28, 2005–MedLink VPN, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Western Media Group Corporation (OTCBB:WMGC), announced today it has completed beta testing and has released its newly designed EHR (Electronic Health Records) for use on medical application Tablet PC’s, and is thus now able to offer physicians a state of the art wireless mobile EHR platform.
The Tablet PC offers the power and capabilities of a desktop computer in a lightweight design that can easily be carried from room to room. MedLink believes the Tablet PC is the future of electronic medical records because it is a huge leap ahead of the personal digital assistants (PDAs) currently widely used by physicians. The Tablet PC also operates over a secure WiFi network, allowing electronic health records to be transmitted simultaneously to office databases, patients, and other physicians.
Says WMGC President and CEO Ray Vuono, “The PDA’s now in wide use have a tiny screen size and lack the processor power needed to compete with a traditional computer. The Tablet PC, on the other hand, is shaped like a clipboard, and is like placing a fully functional desktop PC into a physician’s hand. Even laptop computers can’t begin to compete with the design and functionality of a Tablet PC…