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Looks like a smartphone but it is a Blind Reader

Mengyin and JiaBaoHaimo found an alternative to writing Braille and designed “Blind Reader“.

Exclusively for the blind, it is a device bearing the apparent form of a smartphone

Exclusively for the blind, it is a device bearing the apparent form of a smartphone, but its use is very different. Its operating principle is simple: it translates texts in Braille. For this, the user must place the device on any issue he wants to read. Blind Reader thereafter converts the text in Braille can decrypt it easily on the surface of the device. At each change of text, Braille instantly changes. Convenient and portable, this Blind Reader can not only do not print Braille each publication but users can access all the information available on paper such as newspapers or magazines.

Mengyin and JiaBaoHaimo found an alternative to writing Braille and designed Blind Reader

Blind Reader can not only do not print Braille each publication but users can access all the information available on paper such as newspapers or magazines

Unfortunately, this text converter is a pure concept with uncertain future.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Analysis

Kindle Paperwhite is the last thing just was introduced in e-books, five years after it went on sale the first family. While many believed that this sector had stagnated for not creating new models, now appears more potent than the founder of e-books. The company has promised the latter with improved technology and offer everything the user needs, after much research by Amazon.

Paperwhite Kindle offers excellent quality reading, even in places with very little light in the most shiny morning

First, the screen of the kindle e reader emits light from the back surface instead of the electronic ink layer. This serves to not be projected into the eyes and does not cause eyestrain. Furthermore, there is a need for an external light to read properly lit. Their system allows in turn, regulate the brightness according to the amount of light that is taken into the room or outdoors. To take into account that at times can be found “shadows” in the bottom of the panel, nothing significant, indeed.

Amazon Paperwhite Kindle offers excellent quality reading, even in places with very little light in the most shiny morning. The Brightness setting is done manually, which may be able to subtract some points.

When you have to turn the page, the touch response of this device is wonderful, even for fast browsing and a system of pressing a few seconds to change sheet directly. This e-book reader is intelligent because it can understand when you want to turn the page and when we take the screen to reposition.

The keyboard comes with predictive system and provides an application to estimate the time that is left to finish reading the text or chapter, according to the average reading speed. So, leaving aside the counter of pages read – remaining pages.

Finally, its weight is only 222 grams, more lightweight and comfortable.

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E Ink Android Phone: the mobile electronic ink display

The E Ink Android Phone was created by the company Onyx, who knows that the current trend is this type of display with electronic ink, offering them the ebook readers. The advantages of these devices are: the duration of the battery, cheaper in relation to the purchase of paper books and last (but not least) the quality of the look of the text.

The E Ink Android Phone was created by the company Onyx

In the case of E Ink Android Phone with electronic ink display technology, battery (according to the company) lasts a week without needing to be recharged, as well as being designed with a super AMOLED screen green.

Having a smartphone and need not be an ordeal when recharging, something very common today, especially if you use it all day and you are connected to the network constantly. As a solution to this drawback is that the E Onyx ink created Android Phone, a mobile phone that besides having its electronic ink display is not necessary to recharge all the time.

The panel is flexible and energy spent on or only when you need to refresh it shows. It weighs only 700 grams and its interior has an ARM processor A5 Corex, which could be the Qualcomm MSM7227A. So, your battery will last for a week, according to the updates you do to the screen, while they may be slower than a traditional phone, you may get used.

What we will not have this E Ink Android Phone with electronic ink display technology is excellent resolution and good views of images and videos, as it seems to be a picture painted on a post on the phone, as can happen with the Kindle Fire or Nook. It is a low-power device that can become a world revolution.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, the e-book reader with more resolution

Amazon has decided to renew its catalog. It has presented a new tablet and a substitute for the world famous eBook reader with new Kindle Paperwhite with improved screen resolution and backlight. Until now, it necessary turn on the light in the room to read, but it seems that Amazon has rethought and decided backlit screen.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, the e-book reader with more resolution

The screen resolution of Amazon Kindle has grown by 62%, reaching a density of 212 pixels per inch. Due to this, the characters should appear sharper, so the reading should be less tiring for the eyes. In theory, the dim backlight should favor the view also suffer less after spending a long time looking at the screen. It has also increased by 25% the contrast of the screen helping to more easily distinguish one character from another.

The new ebook reader is a bit lighter and thinner than its predecessor. It has just 9.1 millimeters thick and weighs 213 grams. These reader surprised by its lightness, because at first glance seem to have that much more though. With these dimensions and weight of the new Paperwhite further focuses on portability. With its small size and light weight so it is very convenient to take it anywhere in a backpack, briefcase, or even a pocket a little big.

They also claim to have improved the battery performance. This is one of the most successful e-books: the battery last so surprising when finished. The e-books have revolutionized the book market worldwide. The possibility of having an almost infinite library with a single (and small device) appeals to many. However, some regular users of paper books is very difficult to take the step of switching to e-book. Its use also scares traditional booksellers, who see their paper book sales have fallen 40% since the start of the crisis.

However e-books have not stopped growing, flagged Amazon Kindle, they have built a very efficient business model: not only sell books in digital format, but your e-book is the best known of all. In any case, the emergence of digital books has not only favored Amazon. Many writers have been unknown or first-time editing his first works in digital format, as it is much cheaper than a conventional roll.

The Amazon Kindle Paperwhite will be sold in the United States on October 1 in two versions, one with WiFi and one with 3G. The price of the first amount to $ 120 (95 euros), while it has an Internet connection anywhere will cost $ 180 (142 euros).

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Nook simple touch: an e-book to read in the dark

Does the person with whom you share reading room until the wee hours while you try to sleep? Well very soon you will give her the perfect solution to your problem: an e-book reader designed for reading in the dark. The idea has been the U.S. bookstore Barnes & Noble, which has launched its line model whose screen Nook shines in the darkness, so you do not need to have the light on to read late into the night.

Nook simple touch: an e-book to read in the dark

This model, which is called Nook Simple Touch, powered by Glowlight technology, capable of delivering the precise amount and adjustable soft hue of light so that we can read without disturbing people who are sleeping, as sources have assured signing in a press release.

In addition it is a fairly light model, since it weighs only 200 grams, making it the lightest of the range, which also has the advantage of having a touch screen that eliminates reflections 15 centimeters so that you can read without problems although you are in the sun.

It is expected that the Nook Simple Touch goes on sale on May 1, at a very cheap price (139 euros) with which he intends to compete with the Amazon Kindle Touch, company is also developing a model that can be read in the dark, as they say some technology-specific sites.

According to the creators of the model, it is the digital e-book more useful and versatile on the market.

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LG Flexible E-Paper Display

Many say that the downside of digital media and e-books is that you lose the charm of this book or newspaper open in half to read. But soon could run out of arguments as next month LG flexible displays could begin to be marketed in Europe that can be bent to 40 degrees, and would function primarily as electronic readers. Of course, everyone is awaiting official confirmation of the brand.

LG Flexible E-Paper Display

These screens have a thickness of only 0.3 millimeters, and its measures will be 25×40, the same as those of a tabloid newspaper, and its weight is only 130 grams, or slightly lighter than an eBook. The battery is spent when it refreshes the screen to see some new content. The screen size is 19 inches. This flexible screen had already been presented in various technology fairs, including the last CES in Las Vegas, however, the novelty is that now seems to be put on sale.

The industry has spent years trying to market this type of flexible displays, which, in regard to technology, they were invented, but with some major drawbacks such as energy expenditure and lack of 3G networks so that users could access new media wherever they wanted. Both problems have been fixed, now just need the color, although this may not be a problem for those accustomed to e-readers, who also tend to be black and white.

LG say that 10% of e-readers are broken after falling to the ground. But these are flexible pantalas unbreakable if they fall from a five feet high, something that has been tested before putting them on sale.

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FUHU next to Toys R Us have a tablet for the kids

The developer of applications and Web 2.0 properties Fuhu has partnered with Toys R Us to offer a tablet designed specifically for children.

FUHU next to Toys R Us have a tablet for the kids
Under the name of Nabi and with a 7 inch screen, this device provides a user interface aimed at children to surf the Internet, watch movies and TV shows, view reading books, learn and play. And here the good, mothers can enter a password and use the device as a fully functional Android tablet.
The design Nabi portal includes pre-loaded with 30 applications for drawing and painting. It also comes with 30 e-books pre-loaded for children. For learning, the tablet has access to children Fooz University, a site with more than 22,000 standard mathematical skills that range from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. There are also up to 500 children oriented applications and smaller games that can be purchased at the online store App Store Nabi.
FUHU next to Toys R Us have a tablet for the kids
While the device is targeted at children it’s not a toy. Its screen delivers a resolution of 800 × 480, there is a modern ARM Cortex-A9 processor dual core at 533 MHz and SGX530 PowerVR graphics core integrated 3D games.
It also has Wi-Fi, integrated 4 GB storage and a 1.3 megapixel front camera that plays video in 1080p. Its battery provides a maximum time of 5 hours of continuous use.
The Nabi is now available at Toys R Us for pre-order for $ 199. The delivery device is scheduled for November 22.

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Sony lighter eBook reader

Sony just announced a new electronic book reader called Reader Wi-Fi (model PRS-T1). This new device has a super thin row of control buttons and a curved lower edge.

Sony lighter eBook reader

The Sony Reader Wi-Fi sports a 6-inch touch screen anti glare, Wi-Fi and 2GB of internal storage. The battery provides more than a month and 3 weeks when the Wi-Fi enabled.

This reader comes pre-loaded with 12 dictionaries and supports EPUB files, PDF and TXT. It offers easy access for the public library system in the United States and Canada.

The Sony Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1) will be available in October at a price of $ 149.

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Lenovo ThinkPad business Tablet available from August 23

Lenovo is preparing to launch its business tablet Lenovo ThinkPad.

This Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet is intended for businessmen and professionals. Wi-Fi version is available only on August 23 with an initial price of $479 for the model of 16 GB and $509 for the same model with a digitalized pencil. Lenovo ThinkPad 32 GB cost $589, with pen included.

Lenovo ThinkPad business Tablet available from August 23

If you want the portfolio with optional keyboard, you can pay the additional $99. The 3 G version should be available more later.

As regards to its characteristics, the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet includes a capacitive touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 10.1 inch and resolution 1280 x 800, Bluetooth, mini HDMI, slot for card SD, and Wi-Fi. Brings dual-core 1 GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 processor and it runs on the Android OS 3.1.

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The new tablet that works as eReader

This is Panasonic’s latest creation and is called Rabo UT – PB1 . It was presented at the Tokyo eBook Expo 2011 in the previous week. This device was amazed all in attendance at the fair, and that this tablet has only functions for readers gaps but not convinced yet.

The new tablet that works as eReader  Panasonic Rabo UT PB1

In terms of technical specifications, has a touch screen 7-inch LCD with a fairly good resolution: 1024 X 768 pixels. The device consists of an unspecified processor dual core. It is also configured with the operating system Android. However, Panasonic , has put the new computer interface thicker for that is not recognized as such.