Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Scheduling tools coming to Electronic paper products

What's sure to be the first of many stories of this stype...

"Meeting Maker, Inc., a leader in collaborative time management software solutions, and Gyricon LLC, creator of innovative SmartPaper(TM) electronic media-based display technologies today announced they have formed a strategic partnership to deliver scheduling information to electronic paper-based signage. Resource Scheduler, Meeting Maker, Inc.'s leading web-based resource management solution, now seamlessly integrates with Gyricon's award-winning electronic paper-based SyncroSigns to display and distribute actual meeting space location information. Resource Scheduler will also support Gyricon's newly announced SyncroSign Messenger, which will be available in June."

Until E*Ink and other electronic paper providers can offer full-color displays with fast update times, they'll continue to play second fiddle to LED, LCD and plasma technologies for most digital signage applications. However, for applications where static content is displayed does not need to change often, electronic paper will certainly have its place.

Read the full article here.

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