Leigh I do hope for some leeway on this thread…
This is a big deal: and it affects the job outlook of our industry in a HUGE way.
This has the potential of changing our industry as big as the internet revolution back in the 90’s.
And I am not kidding.
As some of you know for years I have been posting on the forum
threads about the upcoming E-ink revolution.
Some of the OLD threads are:
[li]Reuters: New E-Paper Could Show Moving Images Too[/li][li]New markets in CG: Animation in Clothing?[/li][li]Sony Launches First Commercial E-Paper Display Reader[/li][li]For what applications would you use E-ink?[/li][/ul]Yesterday a bombshell was dropped …
“CBS, PepsiCo and Entertainment Weekly plan to include a color video ad in the September 18 issue of Entertainment Weekly sent to Los Angeles- and New York-area subscribers. A paper-thin interactive video player that will start to load a video when a reader open the magazine to the ad pages.”
Here is more information on the product:
Now think what this means for the computer graphics, graphic design and motion graphics industry. Imagine aworl where ALL ADS have to be animated. Not only that, imagine a world of cheap display devices EVERYWHERE. You could have animated wall papers, animated grocery signs, hell in a restaurant the mantle could be used to order your food.There is a reason why Windows 7 has multitouch display tech build in.
Looking forward to your comments.