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Pixel Qi in the limelight, Notion Ink speaks

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.   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.)
[caption id="attachment_1776" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Notion Ink's Adam tablet, with 3Qi screen"]Notion Ink's Adam tablet, in portrait and landscape[/caption]
Pixel Qi are having a good quarter.  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. Read the rest of this entry

Pixel Qi hack kit on display at MakerSHED

Make and Pixel Qi are (finally) offering a 10.1' Pixel Qi hacking kit for $275. It is guaranteed to work smoothly with the Samsung N130 and Lenovo S10-2 netbooks. You can coax it into working well on many other machines with a 10.1' display, but it may not always be a perfect fit. If you try it on another model, let us and the Make folks know how well it fits. Congrats to the Make team for making this available! I can't wait to try this out on a few spare machines.Read the rest of this entry