X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Esquire E-Ink Display Proves Nearly Indestructible

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

While the October 2008 issue of Esquire magazine got lots of buzz in the marketplace with its E-Ink cover, I have to say I was pretty underwhelmed by the less than exciting visual produced by the blinking display. That said, the real magic of the electronic ink display tech could be its sheer durability.

In this video clip by the guys over at Phone Losers of America, the E-Ink display is subject to various torture tests, including bending, flexing, knife cuts, drilling, water, and fire. Amazingly, the display continues to operate throughout much of the destruction.

Color me impressed. I can only imagine this technology powering a bendy digital newspaper which could be rolled up, thrown in your bag, read in the shower, and even carried around in my dog’s mouth just like the real paper.

The only question I have is… but will it blend?



Grand Piano Island

Grand Piano Island

Carbon Fiber Plates

Carbon Fiber Plates

If You Fell out of an Airplane

If You Fell out of an Airplane

Advertisement
2020 Corvette Stingray Prices Announced for 1LT, 2LT, 3LT

2020 Corvette Stingray Prices Announced for 1LT, 2LT, 3LT

Watch a Hennessey ZR1 Corvette Run the 1/4 Mile in Under 9 Seconds

Watch a Hennessey ZR1 Corvette Run the 1/4 Mile in Under 9 Seconds

Concepts from Future Past: 2005 Holden EFIJY

Concepts from Future Past: 2005 Holden EFIJY

Advertisement