Why have a dual screen eReader when 3, 4, or 5 will do?

You're looking at the work of Nicholas Chen, a PhD student up at the University of Maryland. He's been working on the concept of cooperative single screen ereaders for a few years now. As you can see from the video, he's pulled off some rather interesting features.

He has 3 ereaders there, not one. They're designed to work together so you can send a document (or even a single page) from one screen to the next. They're not connected physically and the only things keeping the 2 units pictured above together are magnets.

The video is after the break.

via Tekgadg

Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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  1. […] over a wireless connection. And yes, he can network 3 or more devices together.I last covered Nick back in May, and his gadgets are worth seeing even more now. And that’s why I’m happy to say that […]

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  2. […] that Polymer Vision had been trying to build from 2008 onward, and in fact it is closer to the multi-screen ereader Nicholas Chen developed when he was a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland. Dr Chen is now a […]

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