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

San Diego Airport unveils the world's largest e-paper installation

Sep 14, 2017

The San Diego airport new rental car center building installed the world's largest e-paper installation called Dazzle. Design team Ueberall International used more then 2,000 solar-powered E Ink Prism tiles to create Dazzle.

The art program manager at the San Diego Airport says that this installation will be viewed daily by hundreds of thousands of airport visitors and motorists on the nearby Interstate 5 freeway. This is an example of a sustainable, programmable and exciting new art installation. The entire installation had a budget of $875,000, which is about $437 per panel, but of course the price of each panel also includes the wireless communication devices, solar panels, software and more.

EIH and Sony's Linfiny JV to commence operation soon, to focus on e-paper notebook products

Aug 31, 2017

In April 2017, E Ink Holdings and Sony Semiconductor Solutions announced a joint venture with an aim to develop, manufacture and market products that use e-paper displays. E Ink now reveals that the JV, called Linfiny, will officially commence operations towards the end of 2017.

Linfiny will focus, at least initially, on e-paper notebook products. Linfiny was setup with an initial capital of $13.9 million. Sony and EIH together hold 70% with the rest of the investment coming from venture capital funds. Linfiny aims to develop solutions that will shorten the time-to-market for its clients - it will not produce its own devices.

Technavio sees the e-paper market growing at a 39% CAGR

Aug 30, 2017

Market research firm Technavio says that the global e-paper market is expected to grow at a very fast rate of 39% CAGR.

E Ink Dev-Kits at SID 2016

The top three segments of the e-paper market, according to Technavio, are e-readers, mobile displays and public displays. E-readers are still the main e-paper display application, and E Ink itself also says that the market is finally set to start growing after years of decline and stagnation.

New e-paper device: YotaPhone 3

The YotaPhone 3 is the 3rd-generation dual-screen smartphone. The YP3 features a 5.2" E Ink display on the back and a 5.5" FHD AMOLED as the main display. Other features include a Snapdragon 625 CPU, 4GB of RAM, 64/128 GB of storage and a 13MP camera.

YotaPhone 3 photo

YotaPhone will start accepting pre-orders in early September 2017, with the 64GB priced at around $350.

E Ink Holdings sees increase ESL and e-reader sales

Aug 16, 2017

E Ink Holdings reported its financial results for Q2 2017. E Ink's revenues were $121 million USD while profit totaled $31 million USD. EIH's gross margin increased from 35.1% in Q2 2016 to 39.5% in Q2 2017.

E Ink expects that electronic shelf labels sales will continue to grow in the rest of 2017. A report from China suggests that E Ink has orders from Amazon, the Alibaba Group and China-based jd.com. The same report also says that e-reader sales are expected to finally grow again as these readers are now entering the Chinese and Indian markets.

Metalgrass launches a new knowledge hub to focus on Micro-LED displays

Aug 16, 2017

We are happy to announce a new Metalgrass knowledge hub, MicroLED-Info.com. Our new site will focus on Micro-LED display technology and its future market. Micro-LED displays are a promising future display technology, one that should be on the radar of all display experts.

Many expect the first Micro-LED devices to hit the market in the very near future, with first applications in the wearable market - and also in HUDs and HMDs. MicroLED promise great performance, very high efficiency and brightness - but of course there still many technical challenges ahead.