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'Smart' Newspaper That Responds To Touch Underway

A research project led by the University of Central Lancashire is creating what it believes to be the first internet-enabled newspaper. The project, called Interactive Newsprint, plans to create a printed publication using a type of "smart" paper that responds to the human touch. The new type of publication is being designed to carry community news, according to a post on the BBC College of Journalism website. According to the Interactive Newsprint website, the "smart" paper will see images or text printed on it change, or play a sound once a certain area on the surface is pressed.

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