Fujitsu had their big announcement last week (see the second post for 7/13 below), and news of another breakthrough comes from Scotland. The article misspells one of the company names: it's actually DuPont-Teijin
. I had thought the e-paper era would be about a decade away. It's probably closer. When we see the first products in this category commercialized, they probably won't be called e-paper, but be called "light-weight screens" or "thin screens" or something like that. We haven't seen samples yet, but imagine we will sometime. Maybe if I keep writing about it, someone will think I'm an expert...
(not a very informative site)
Paisley University Thin Film Centre: http://www.thinfilmcentre.co.uk/
Plastic Logic: http://www.plasticlogic.com/