Small pocket printer

Company Zink has announced thedevelopment of a printer so small, it could fit in your pocketalongside your cellphone, spare change and half-chewed gum. It would beable to print your pics without ink. How would it do this? By usingsome special paper.

Images are created when a heated printer head comes into contact witha sheet of specialized paper, which is actually a polymer containingthree crystalline layers. Varying temperatures and pressure pointscreate the pixels of color, and just in case you figure out your latestprintout doesn't showcase your eye color as well as you'd hoped, it'srecyclable.

Source: zink.comAdded: 31 January 2008