Neonode’s Multisensing® Technology Touch Enables The New Tolino E-Reader From Deutsche Telekom

Neonode Inc., (NASDAQ: NEON), the optical touch technology company, today announces that its Multisensing ® technology is incorporated into a new e-reader from Deutsche Telekom – the Tolino Shine. Neonode’s Multisensing ® optical touch technology, the industry’s top choice for e-readers, provides the front-lit Tolino e-reader with:
  • High resolution, glare-free touch technology for easy reading in any type of lighting condition, including direct sunlight;
  • Gestures input for smooth page turns and seamless zooming in and out, allowing exceptionally user- friendly navigation;
  • Ultra-low power consumption, permitting up to two months’ worth of reading on a single charge
  • Any object touch support, including stylus, finger/gloved finger or an ordinary pen.

Tolino is the result of Deutsche Telekom’s partnership with German bookstore chains Thalia, Weltbild, Hugendubel and Bertelsmann, each of who have existing e-bookstores with a combined 35% share of the German e-book market.

The German technology industry association BITKOM has said that approximately 800,000 e-readers were sold in Germany in 2012, and that it expects that number to increase to 1.4 million units sold in 2013.

Tolino is available from the Deutsche Telekom partners’ 1,500 physical stores as well as online, retailing at about €99 ($128).

About Deutsche Telekom

Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies, with approximately 132 million mobile customers, 32 million fixed-network lines, and more than 17 million broadband lines.

About Neonode

Neonode Inc. (NASDAQ:NEON) develops and licenses the next generation of MultiSensing touch technologies, allowing companies to differentiate themselves by making high performing touch solutions at a competitive cost. Neonode is at the forefront of providing unparalleled user experiences that offer significant advantages for OEM's. This includes state-of-the-art technology features such as low latency pen or brush sensing, remarkably high speed scanning, proximity-, pressure-, and depth sensing capabilities and object-size measuring.

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