The Guardian reports that Mary Lou Jepsen, who designed the OLPC, has now engineered a screen, dubbed the Pixel Qi, that can work as a computer monitor, a television screen, or “paper” that can be read in sunlight, similar to the Amazon Kindle.
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Here’s a excerpt from the article:
“The real motivation behind the scheme is to reduce the amount of power that the screen uses – allowing people to use the smallest amounts of power when they are simply reading on their screen. This vision, she said, drove her work at One Laptop Per Child and could be crucial for lowering the overall energy footprint of computers.”