PixelQi showed off its new higher-res 10.1″ and 7″ screens at Computex this week. Â By some accounts they are the fastest-growing new display technology in a long time; they are certainly essential for our students’ normal daily use in African schools.
And the Telegraph’s Rick Maybury lampoons the aesthetics of sun shields answers a reader asking why he can’t use his laptop outside. Â Hopefully there will be more positive answers to such questions next year, as this sort of display solution becomes commonplace.
Pixel Qi has developed a 1280x800 10″ display that they are showing off at Computex this month. Â As with the 7″ display, hopefully this will be available as a kit for those hoping to retrofit it into their current laptops! Â I have yet to get over the simply delight of using a Qi screen, and can’t wait until all screens use something like this technology. (I’m holding out for a 20+” version so I can set up my desktop outside when it’s sunny.)
Pixel Qi is showing off at Computex this week in Taipei, and Charbax just posted a detailed interview with Mary Lou Jepsen from the floor. Â Look for the “Qi” button at 0:25, and serious geeking out on the physics and fab process starting at 5:00… and for the rest of the video! (For a quicker soundbite, he also posted this side-by-side iPad / iPhone / 3Qi comparison video yesterday.)
Notion Ink's Adam tablet, with 3Qi screen
Pixel Qi are having a good quarter.Â They are offering a variety of display options, including wide-view, anti-reflective coating, and a capacitive touchsreen. And they have started winning industry awards. More details, and a Notion Ink interview (they say their Adam tablet will release on time in a few months), after the jump. Continue reading →