Revolutionary System for Reading Uses Optical Scanners, Is Battery-Free (Video)


Screenshot via YouTube video

A new video from YouTube reveals an astonishing technology that could change the current trajectory of reading materials. Called BOOK, it uses touch screen-style finger swipe movements to update the data, can hold thousands of pieces of information on each "page" and doesn't need to be charged with an electrical outlet. It looks extraordinary -- check it out after the jump.

Seriously though, the video's funny take on "BOOK" does go a long way to show us how wrapped up we've gotten into the technical side of absorbing information. We've become so used to "ooh and ahh" electronics to provide us with information that we often forget the sustainable, practical, long-lasting and simple joyfulness of the basic book.

This was a funny reminder.

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