First rollable e-reader for 2007

polymer-vision-reader.jpg Polymer Vision, the rollable display people, announced today that they will develop a rollable, E Ink-based mobile device together with Telecom Italy. The device looks a bit like Polymer Vision’s earlier proof of concept, the Readius.

The press release mentions that the device will have a 5 inch rollable screen, a whopping 4 GB memory, a mini USB slot for PC synchronization and more (wireless) network goodies. The idea is that you use Telecom Italy’s network to download (and pay for) content, both third party wares and your own. This could include e-mail, news, personalized feeds, location sensitive maps and so on.

Telecom Italy will market the device in Italy, whereas Polymer Vision will market the device in the rest of the world. The “Cellular-Book”, as the device is tentatively called, will be displayed next week at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona.

6 Comments on First rollable e-reader for 2007

  1. Hi!
    I’m in Italy, and I will buy one of these as soon as they will be available. Stay tuned for a review… :-)

    Cheers
    Ervino

  2. I second Branko, Ervino! We’ll be grateful for any contribution you make on this and other topics. – David

  3. Aditya Bikram Singh // October 2, 2008 at 12:31 pm //

    What’s the price range of these ebook reader?
    I want one of them urgently…….

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