Concept: See What You Print

Printing has always been a sketchy area of interaction design:  for some reason, there's a deep chasm and a leap of faith between what you see on screen and what comes out of the printer.  To bring printing, finally, to the 21st century, Artefact Group designed a concept called  See What You Print.  The printer has a display that matches the 8.5x11" paper, and shows exactly what to expect on the page after you print.  It even "slides" the paper out of the display and into the tray as it's printed.  It makes sense, and is something that's only recently become feasible with lower-cost LCDs.  Now that the technology is there, it's time for design to catch up!

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