Image printing without ink

October 30, 2007

zink_camera_printer.jpg Zink is a US-based start-up that invented a way to print digital images on paper, without the need for ink cartridges or toner. The magix is in the paper: it consists of millions of dye crystals that change color when heat is applied (see video). First applications are mobile printing (printer embedded within phone, digital camera etc). It seems like a Poloroid revival. Probably it is too early to through out your HP printer, but defintely interesting to watch…