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Recent e-Paper News

BMW unveils a concept car covered with E Ink Prism panels

BME has unveiled a new concept car, called the BMW iX Flow, which is covered with E Ink Prism panels that allows it to change colors from black to white:

BMW developed "intelligent design algorithms" that enables to create a dynamic flow when changing the colors. In addition to personalization, a variable exterior also contributes to the efficiency of the vehicle. By nature, a white exterior on hot days would reflect sunlight and conversely, a black exterior on cold days would absorb the sunlight. This could reduce the amount of energy the vehicle uses for heating and cooling the interior.

E Ink Holdings pledges to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040

E Ink Holdings announced that it aims to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040. EIH has already been working for several years to reduce emissions, and has now announced a three phase plan to reach their new commitment.

The first phase will be to achieve 40% renewable energy by 2025. The second step is to achieve 100% renewable energy use by 2030. In addition to increasing the proportion of renewable energy use year over year, E Ink will also improve energy use efficiency and reduce the overall energy use and consumption of environmental resources in product development, manufacturing, and corporate operations.

EIH continues to enjoy high demand for ePaper displays, is fully booked for 2022

E Ink Holdings says that as demand for its displays grow, its customers have been willing to pay deposits to secure supply in 2022. The company is now fully booked for 2022.

SoluM's range of ESL products

The company says it is in fact unable to meet the demand, and is trying to expedite its four new upcoming production lines. The first line, if all goes according to plan, will begin operation soon, and two other lines will start production in 2022. These three lines will more than double the company's capacity. The fourth new line will begin operation in 2023.

Saule Technologies launches perovskite solar based ESL technology

Poland-based perovskite solar developer Sulate Technologies launched a new technology that integrates perovskite solar panels with ePaper Electronic Shelf Labels. The company says that these are the first ESLs of its kind, and they use either 2-color or 3-color E Ink panels.

PESL by Saule Technologies image

Perovskite solar panels are highly efficient, and can maintain their high efficiency in artificial light, and also in indirect indoor lighting, which makes this solution viable in many installation environments, unlike conventional solar-based solar panels. The perovskite panels are also highly flexible, light and thin.

E Ink and TPV launch a 25.3" four-color Spectra E Ink displays

E Ink Holdings announced that it partnered with TPV Technology to launch the first 25.3" E Ink Spectra 3100 color display to the transportation and smart retail markets.

The new E Ink display features four-color technology, with black, white, red, and yellow pigments. When used as transportation signage for railways and buses, it can display alerts and reminders, schedules and changes or other notifications for travel. And when applied in the retail field, it can be used as Point-of-Purchase signage to promotion product information, with vivid reds and yellows to attract consumers' attention.