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The Progress of Portable Displays
By Stephen P. Atwood

Industry News

By Jenny Donelan

Guest Editorial

Tablets and eReaders: Fertile Ground for Display Innovations
By Jason Heikenfeld

Frontline Technology: The Future of Displays Is Foldable

Growth in mobile data consumption has pushed mobile-display sizes beyond 4 in., creating a potential market for foldable displays that enable further enlargement of the display without increasing the mobile-device size and weight. The applications, alternatives, and status of the technology for foldable displays will be discussed.
By Edzer Huitema

Display Marketplace: Tablets Impact the Notebook Market: Enter the Ultrabook

The tablet PC, in its short lifetime, has already influenced the mobile PC market in numerous ways, but none more concretely than in inspiring the emergence of the Ultrabook.
By Richard Shim

Show Review: CES 2012 Display Highlights

Displays large and small played a dominant role in the products exhibited at the most recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
By Steve Sechrist

Enabling Technology: Dual-Pigment Electrophorectic Displays for Reading Textbooks

In recent years, electronic paper has been hugely successful in augmenting traditional paper in the area of ?leisure reading.? Now its developers are aiming at academic textbooks.
By Sriram Peruvemba

Frontline Technology: Touch Technology for eReaders

Four touch technologies are currently used in eReaders: analog resistive, electromagnetic pen digitizer, scanned infrared, and projected capacitive. None of these meet 100% of the user and system requirements for optimum touch in eReaders.
By Geoff Walker

Frontline Technology: Toward the Ultimate 3-D Display

Holographic stereography and a new photorefractive material may help create a 3-D display that reproduces all human visual cues.
By Pierre-Alexandre Blanche

Patent Legislation: Part I: What Companies Need to Know about the Leahy?Smith America Invents Act (AIA) Patent Reform Legislation

The America Invents Act, the most significant change to the U.S. patent system since 1952, was signed into law on September 16, 2011. This series of articles will focus on selected provisions of the AIA that are likely to be the most relevant to companies in the display industry. Part I of this series of articles will focus mainly on key litigation-related provisions that are effective now.
By Clark A. Jablon

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