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Folding E-Ink Typewriters

The Pomera is Coming to the US for the First Time

— May 17, 2018 — Tech
When it comes to the singular task of taking notes, some people might not have the handwriting necessary for a physical notebook, but carrying around a laptop feels like overkill -- the Pomera from Japanese company King Jim is an ideal solution. The portable e-ink typewriter is perfect for writers on the go, and it's now being made available in the US thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign.

The Pomera folds up to about the same size as a standard notebook, so it's no more of a hassle to carry around. It takes two AA batteries, and those should be enough to power it for 20 working hours, giving plenty of charge. The 6-inch e-ink screen has no backlight, so it's easy on users' eyes and lets them annotate for as long as they have the energy.
Trend Themes
1. Portable E-ink Typewriters - The rise of portable e-ink typewriters presents an opportunity for the development of lightweight and versatile writing tools.
2. Note-taking Solutions - The demand for efficient and compact note-taking solutions like the Pomera typewriter creates opportunities for innovative products in the stationery and office supplies industry.
3. Ergonomic Writing Devices - The introduction of ergonomic e-ink typewriters like the Pomera opens up possibilities for the development of comfortable and user-friendly writing tools.
Industry Implications
1. Consumer Electronics - The consumer electronics industry can tap into the market demand for portable and durable e-ink typewriters.
2. Office Supplies - The office supplies industry can explore the production of compact and energy-efficient note-taking devices like the Pomera typewriter.
3. Writing Instruments - The writing instruments industry can innovate by creating e-ink typewriters that offer a seamless writing experience for users on the move.
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