Ever wonder why all the eReaders look so much alike? NewsFlex says because they are not trying to mimic the paper products they are replacing, like an eNewspaper that can fold up like the real thing. Look for eReaders to begin adopting the form factor of the paper products they are replacing starting in 2010. R.C.J.
NewsFlex aims to make printed newspapers obsolete with an e-reader that has the look of a newspaper but cuts down on paper costs and can be updated in real time. By mimicking the ways a broadsheet newspaper's front page can be folded to make it easier to read, NewsFlex's "green" fold-up display aims to save the trees by obsoleting printed newspapers. NewsFlex is aiming to replace the traditional daily newspaper with a green alternative by next year's Consumer Electronics Show—namely, four bistable electronic displays that fold up the same way that a paper newspaper folds up.
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