NoteSlate – a monochrome paper alike tablet device, where the simplicity and technology evolution meets pencil and paper again. This classic instrument in new consequences. Natural look and feel through basic digital image, 1-bit image. All that networked with human touch. This new context of the classic device, this evolution, brings this tablet out of borders of what we know as electronic computer.
In NoteSlate, the handwritten interactivity is trying to change the rules of what we called electronic paper. The hand and human touch is presented in all ways. Emotions expressed, ideas exposed, shared…. and Network changed.
Simplicity: tablet device, 1-bit display, monochrome, 1 touch
Design: low-technology, back to basics, raw screen, paper alike surface, slick body, paper look and feel
Network: human touch, overwhelmed with technology, optional, just paper page
Ecology: low power consumption, solar accessories, passive mode for displaying static pages… capacity 70.000 pages
Society: culture continuity, technology aspects, communication and imagination
Mission: creativity, humanity, connectivity, open-source, open-hardware, development platform, development countries, open-society monetization, freedom of future communications