Apple is looking to get into the business of unique device identification, filing a patent that details plans for a so-called digital handshake using next-generation cameras capable of reading specially coated, invisible ink. The technology would be used for enterprise, social networking, and gaming applications.
Sony has officially unveiled three new e-readers: the Reader Pocket Edition PRS-350, the Reader Touch Edition PRS-650, and the Reader Daily Edition PRS-950. They all feature next-generation touch-screen e-ink technology.
The consumer electronics maker is using electronic ink in its new e-book, marking one of the first applications of the next-generation display technology.