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Amazon patents the next generation Kindle

US20130069865A1-20130321-D00000What if you took your eReader and separated the processor from the display, putting the bulk of the work into a base station which wirelessly sends the content to the display? That’s what Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos just patented:

Patent #US 20130069865 A1
Inventors: Gregory M. Hart & Jeffrey P. Bezos
Abstract: A remote display system including a portable display that wirelessly receives data and power from a primary station. The primary station, which is remote from and without a tangible connection with the portable display, includes a data transmitting element and a power transmitting element. The portable display includes a power receiving element that receives power wirelessly from the power transmitting element and a data receiving element operable to receive data from the data transmitting element.

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