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feb 07, 2011

noteslate electronic paper

the ‘noteslate’ concept is a minimalist take on the tablet, designed as electronic paper

with a minimalist aesthetic and simple interface, ‘noteslate‘ is designed as an electronic alternative to paper. the limited-function tablet is currently in the concept stage, although its designers claim a projected release date of june 2011, with models planned to retail at .

the 1-bit colour models feature green, red, or blue on a black screen

with a 13-inch matte screen, ‘noteslate’ is the size of an A4 sheet of paper, and reads and write files as ‘.pdf’. all models except one are 1-bit colour, offering the choice of black on a white screen, or white, red, blue, or green on a black screen; the additional version features all four colours on black.

the user interface consists of three buttons: ‘save current screen’, ‘delete current screen’, and ‘view previous screen’. basic hardware input (USB, headphones, and SD card) are located at the top of the device, along with a magnetic holder for the electronic pen with eraser.

the blackboard-like white on black model

streamlined for simplicity, the only additional features of ‘noteslate’ are optional wifi (without browsing capabilities) and mp3 playback. its low-tech nature allows a single battery charge to provide 180 hours of use.

two of the special edition versions: all-white tablet (left) and 4-colour (right)

via gizmodo

  • This is a great board for [url=]buy paper[/url] conducting classes or just for bussiness deals, very cozy and smart!

    rick says:
  • Im guess the manufacture of one of those would probably outway all the damage of buying a pad of paper? Not really sure of the point of this. Similar to designing a phone that only has buttons to make calls…

    nope. says:
  • Its a really good Tool for everyday use in a designers life.
    Loved it

    tony says:
  • I can’t wait

    Dropinarchitect says:
  • It is good if the price is low enough…

    npa says:

    Chinbai says:
  • Cool and simple, like it!

    kt says:
  • like

    lalala says:
  • Nice idea as long as you don’t print out all your work, defeating the point!

    kabloom says:
  • I would buy it!

    Paul says:
  • Depends on the price. Needs to be under 0 or else it’s no good.

    the Turk says:
  • I’m pretty sure I wrote “under hundred dollars” in numbers but I guess something went wrong while posting.

    the Turk says:
  • No electronic gadget can be an alternative to paper once printing is involved. As a single use tool this tablet has the potential for a good market depending on the price. Bear in mind that currently there are all kinds of apps and for that matter tablets in the market that enable you to do freehand drawings in color and black. Price and some unique feature will help for this gadget to make it. Good luck.

    Nelson architect says:

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