X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
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?

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Random Access Character

Random Access Character

WALTR 2

WALTR 2

Deal: IllumiBowl Germ Defense

Deal: IllumiBowl Germ Defense

Advertisement
Stock McLaren 720S Puts Down Trio of Sub-10 Second 1/4 mile Runs

Stock McLaren 720S Puts Down Trio of Sub-10 Second 1/4 mile Runs

Lamborghini Urus SUV Leaves the Tarmac and Heads Off-road

Lamborghini Urus SUV Leaves the Tarmac and Heads Off-road

Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 Is a Raptor with a Bonus Axle

Hennessey VelociRaptor 6×6 Is a Raptor with a Bonus Axle