E-Paper Is Ready for Its Rollout

Thin sheets capable of receiving remote data signals are off the drawing board and hitting the streets

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Last December a few people occasionally broke from the hordes of dark-suited salarymen passing through Tokyo Station to examine a bizarre sculpture of interlocking plexiglass panels. Suspended in the panels, a half dozen translucent signs the size of a sheet of notebook paper displayed weather forecasts, ads for TVs and other gizmos, and a news story about a sumo star from Bulgaria.

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