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E-reader uses Qualcomm's mirasol display

1/31/2012 07:41 AM EST
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R Sweeney
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R Sweeney   5/25/2012 10:52:15 PM
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Mirasol has shown gray scale and color photo's that look very nice. Straight on.

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t.alex   4/10/2012 1:39:14 PM
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What is the difference of this display, as compared to say Nook?

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Sparky_Watt   1/31/2012 11:01:46 PM
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Mirasol, besides shifting color with angle, is an All or Nothing technology. Photos will be worthless on a Mirasol display. Rather like a white light hologram without the 3D effect. However, diagrams and text should be very nice. Since E-Ink can't do color yet, I think it may be a good trade off.

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selinz   1/31/2012 6:22:43 PM
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I have an AR bluetooth bridge which is mirasol based but it's black and white. I'm curious about the color quality.

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chanj0   1/31/2012 5:44:17 PM
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I have been hoping to see a product which uses Mirasol. It's a good move for Taiwanese manufacturer. Taiwan indeed has been trying so many different products these days. What's up with American's corporation?

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goafrit   1/31/2012 4:18:52 PM
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Yes - it is also far cheaper.

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bob1998   1/31/2012 4:08:35 PM
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Mirasol is based on MEMS technology, which is totally different from E-ink. One downside for Qualcomm Mirasol is the viewing angle is poor. The color changes when the viewing angle varies.

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t.alex   1/31/2012 3:06:07 PM
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Is misarol display new technology as compared to e-ink?

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