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7/18/2012 04:01 AM EDT
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DrQuine
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DrQuine   7/20/2012 3:00:03 AM
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These huge signs will limit visibility of the products themselves. The tiny shelf edge paper labels allow easy viewing of the products with their expensive printed marketing graphics.

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alex_m1   7/19/2012 12:50:19 PM
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less power means there's no need to install cables to power signage , and replacing many batteries once in a few years instead of very often. That saves a lot of work an money.

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goafrit   7/19/2012 12:32:20 AM
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It is power consumption and power is money. If you can reduce power, you have a business.

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Peter Clarke   7/18/2012 12:21:27 PM
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LCD (excepting some more exotic types) requires power to maintain state and for backlight. E-paper does not need power for backlight and consumes much less power. I have seen estimates of 1 percent.

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chanj0   7/18/2012 4:33:22 AM
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What is the benefit of using e-paper over LCD for signage application? The cost of LCD is likely the lowest among all. OLED is bendable. Power consumption may be one of the reasons. What else?

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