E-Ink-Info: the e-paper experts

E-Ink-Info is the world's leading e-paper publication for over 5 years. E-Paper displays, used in e-readers, signage and retail applications, are extremely efficient and readable. We bring you daily e-paper news and industry services.

Recent e-Paper News

Reflective LCD developer Azumo raised $30 million

ePaper display developer Azumo announced that it raised $30 million in funding, led by Anzu Partners VR, with additional funding from SABIC Ventures, VectoIQ, Dipalo Ventures and Energy Foundry. The company will use the funds to accelerate its expansion and increase its manufacturing capabilities.

Hanvon N10

Azumo (previously FLEx Lighting) developed a sunlight-readable, reflective LCD 2.0 technology that offers up to 10x the energy savings compared to traditional backlit LCDs. Azumo says its displays combine high video rate capability with superior readability in bright sunlight conditions to eliminate glare. Azumo offers its displays in sizes ranging from 1-inch to 17-inch.

Read the full story Posted: May 17,2022

Is Apple testing color E Ink displays for future foldable phones and tablets?

Respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple is testing E Ink color ePaper display, for two different future devices. Apple is especially interested in E Ink displays due to their efficient power consumption.

The first device that Apple is testing is a tablet-like devices, while the second is a foldable phone. The foldable phone, which will use a foldable OLED inside, will require a cover display - for which an E Ink display can be highly suitable

 

Read the full story Posted: May 17,2022

New e-paper device:Hanvon N10

Hanvon's N10 is an e-Note reader offers a 10.3" touch-enabled HD E Ink display, an electromagnetic pen (included) and an Android OS.

Hanvon N10

The N10 will ship soon, and is already avaialble for pre-order in China for 1,999 Yuan (around $300).

Read the full story Posted: May 12,2022

Ynvisible gained exclusive rights to RISE's printed electrochromic display IP

In 2020, electrochromics display developer Ynvisible announced that it has entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement with Sweden's RISE research institutes, to access RISE's printed electrochromic display IP.

RISE now announced that it has given Ynvisible an exclusive license to the display IP. Ynvisible aims to adopt RISE's technology into its high-volume production capability in Sweden. RISE's technology will enable Ynvisible to offer displays that directly compete traditional segmented displays such as LCDs.

Read the full story Posted: May 07,2022

The Bright Side: The Evolution of Digital Displays for Outdoor Use

This is a guest article by Sri Peruvemba

The evolution of outdoor digital displays continues to transform cities around the globe, and change the way we interact - from transportation to retail shops, hospitality, real estate, construction, education and entertainment.

Increasingly, we are seeing digital outdoor displays such as signs on buildings, train stations, bus stops, parking meters, gas stations and ATMs. In the past couple of decades, large format LED displays have dominated the outdoor display applications.  Two display technologies that have begun to grow significantly for outdoor use are LCD (liquid crystal display) and ePaper. Below, we look at the growth and innovation of both, as well as design and function challenges, and what to expect in the future.

Read the full story Posted: May 05,2022

New e-paper device:Wyze Room Sensor

The Wyze Room Sensor is a Wi-Fi device, that connects to Wyze's Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat and senses the detects temperature, humidity, and motion. It feature a small E Ink display to show the information.

Wyze E Ink Room Sensor

The Wyze Room Sensor costs $24.99, and must be connected to Wzye's Thermostat device.

Read the full story Posted: May 04,2022

AUO shows a new 7.9-inch reflective cholesteric LCD display prototype

AU Optronics demonstrated a new 7.9-inch display, that utilizes the company's new reflective LCD display technology, called ChLC - cholesteric liquid crystal technology.

A 7.9-inch reflective ChLc display by AUO (2022-04)

The display can cut the driving voltage when the display is static, and does not have any backlight. This reduces the power consumption of the display, which also does not use any color filters or polarizers and so offers higher reflectivity and color saturation compared to E Ink displays.

Read the full story Posted: May 02,2022

E Ink announces the improved Gallery 3 ACeP color ePaper display

E Ink announced its latest color ePaper display, the Gallery 3, targeting applications in eReaders and Notes devices.

E Ink Gallery 3 display

The Gallery 3 is based on E Ink's ACeP (Advanced Color ePaper) platform, where a full-color gamut is achieved through a four particle ink system: cyan, magenta, yellow and white, which allows a full color gamut at each pixel. Gallery 3 displays offers a faster refresh rate (350 ms for black and white, 500-1500 ms for color refresh), a substantial improvement over the first generation E Ink Gallery (which offers a black and white update in 2 seconds, and full-color in up to 10 seconds).

Read the full story Posted: Apr 26,2022

E Ink announces a new five-color ePaper display for retail applications

E Ink announced a new display type, called the E Ink Spectra 3100 Plus, which is a five-color ePaper aimed towards retail applications. The new displays support black, white, red, yellow and orange colors. This display is an enhancement of E Ink's current four-color Spectra 3100 ePaper, adding the new orange color.

E Ink Spectra 3100 Plus displays

E Ink will produce the Spectra 3100 Plus displays in a variety of sizes, including 1.64-inch, 2.36-inch, 3-inch, 4.37-inch, 7.3-inch and 8.14-inch.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 21,2022

Ynvisible invites you to a webinar on cost-effective, sustainable, and energy-independent digital signage and retail labels

Printed e-paper displays from Ynvisible is an enabling technology for digital signage and the retail sector. Join the webinar on April 28 (4.30 PM CET) and hear directly from the company's lead customers the reasons why.

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What you will learn:

  • Why Ynvisible and why right now? We believe that the market for ultra-low-power, cost-effective, thin & flexible digital signs and smart labels are booming. We will tell you why.
  • Insights and use-cases from lead customers: listen to our lead clients speak about their display needs and why they chose Ynvisible's technology over incumbent display solutions.
  • Ynvisible's e-paper products and solutions: learn more about our products and services and how you can collaborate with us to develop your future signage solutions.
Read the full story Posted: Apr 19,2022