Sony Digital Paper
Sony has an new, novel and expensive e-ink tablet. At around $1000, it’s super expensive, in the same range as a Surface Pro 2.
I was caught up in a whirlwind of optimism a couple of years ago over something called the NoteSlate, which turned out to be a huge piece of vaporware.
There’s a video of the Digital Paper in action on YouTube, and the lag looks surprisingly good for e-Ink.
This might have been a killer product in 2010. But today, there are a pile of Android and Windows 8 tablets that have Wacom digitizers on them, and the tablets are more than just e-readers. You don’t need any fidgety software on your computer to get your notes transferred, because the tablets are in essence, computers.
I still give kudos to Sony for making the effort though.