Clever Mobile Enhancements on the Rise

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"Clever Mobile Enhancements on the Rise" By Brian Bergstein Jan 30, 2007 BOSTON - The founders of Zink Imaging LLC believe they have two great ideas in one absolute show-stopper. They've created a portable device that makes it ultra-convenient to print photos from digital cameras and phones. And they designed it to use no ink. That's not to say "hardly any ink," mind you, but zero ink - shorten that and you get "Zink." Instead, the device uses heat to activate minuscule dye crystals embedded in the photo paper. Not bad for a device roughly the size of an iPod. No wonder founder and CEO Wendy Caswell proclaims that Zink "delivers a magical user experience." Though months away from store shelves, the product is expected to be among the hottest items unveiled Wednesday and Thursday at the influential DEMO technology show in Palm Desert, Calif. DEMO is notable because it focuses on emerging technologies and gives their creators just six minutes on stage to explain themselves to a ballroom of investors, analysts and journalists. Past shows have pointed to such trends as sharing photos and blogging. The show's producer, Chris Shipley, said she doesn't seek particular technology themes in
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