It has a unique structure, with layers of a new electrochromic material that turn magenta, yellow, and cyan from their transparent state. In this way, Ricoh's e-paper enables a bright, full-color display, like ordinary paper, which hasn't been possible with e-paper until now.
"Ordinary liquid crystal displays have a backlight, and produce the picture by using a liquid crystal shutter. But this panel doesn't have a backlight. It reflects light from above, and the liquid crystal shutter is used to produce a monochrome image. At the same time, color filters are used, to give a color picture."
As well as using a camera and computer, this system uses a laser and UV light, making it possible to work directly with the hand-drawn sketches using the computer.
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Epson has been named the official inkjet printer and paper partner of the 2012 Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards Exhibition. Displayed on the second floor of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., this is an exhibition of award-winners from one of the world's most prestigious nature photography competitions. As an innovator in professional printing technologies, Epson's partnership allows visitors to see the world's most stunning nature photography in its purest form as a photographic print.
To make it easy to process and handle the paper, the company made sure that the paper contains a high density of zeolitethe.