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
PPDS launched a new E Ink signage display, the 31.5-inch (16:9) Philips Tableaux 5150I Series using E Ink Spectra 6. This product is the first one to adopt E Ink's new 31.5" Spectra 6 module. The Philips Tableaux 5150I can be used as a standalone solution or as part of a fleet of displays across multiple locations around the world, and can be managed manually, or remotely using third-party or PPDS’s inhouse software.
Due to E Ink’s unique image stability, the 32-inch 5150I model can display static imagery without drawing on any energy source, only requiring low power when content is being updated. Details on availability and pricing will be announced by PPDS in early 2024.
AIOI Systems announced a new smart equipment inspection system that uses eNotebook devices based on a 13.3" color E Ink Kaleido 3 touch-enabled screen. The new product will launch in April 2024.
AIOI, a group company of Toppan Holdings, says the new system and the new ePaper eNotes provide a more sustainable solution, increase productivity and eliminate paper waste.
ePaper passenger information display developer Papercast launched two new products, both based on 13" E Ink displays. These are battery-powered flag and compact displays, that Papercast says were engineered to meet the specific needs of bus stop flags in North America and Europe.
Papercast says that these displays can operate for 3 years, or even more, on a single battery charge. At the heart of this innovation is Papercast’s in-house developed advanced e-paper driver circuit board, that increase the power efficiency of the system.
Bigme's 25.3" E Ink All-in-One PC offers a 25.3" color front-lit E Ink display, an Intel Core i5 chipset, Windows 11, an HDMI output for connecting an external 2nd display.
Bigme will launch the PC in a kickstarter crowdfunding campaign soon.
The ePaper industry and market, led by E Ink, is growing, mostly fueled by demand for electronic shelf labels, next-gen tablets and eReaders, and signage displays. Here are some recent and popular news that you may find of interest:
- Walmart to install 60 million E Ink shelf labels at 500 stores in the US
- E Ink announces the first deployment of its Kaleido 3 Outdoor signage
- Sharp expands its ePoster lineup with color 13.3" and 25.3" displays
- E Ink launches Spectra 6 full-color ePaper display technology
- McLaren tests E Ink ads in its racing cars
- E Ink Gallery 3 ACeP color ePaper displays move into mass production
- Huawei sold 110,000 E Ink tablet devices in 2 months, sues Amazon over E Ink patents
- Harvard researchers find that E Ink displays are healthier than LCD or OLED displays
- Amazon launches a 10.2-inch eNote/eReader device
- E Ink to spend around $110 million to expand its production facilities
- reMarkable sold over a million E Ink tablets, raises funds
- Is Apple testing color E Ink displays for future foldable phones and tablets?
- Is Amazon developing a foldable E Ink Kindle device?
The TCL 40 NXTPAPER smartphone sports TCL's NCVM reflective LC display. The phone comes in two models: the standard is based on a 6.78” FHD+ panel while the 5G model has a smaller 6.6" HD+ display. Other features include a 32MP selfie camera, triple camera system, 8 GB of RAM (6GB in the 5G model) and 256 GB of storage.
The 49 NXTPAPER display has received a reflection-free TÜV certification, and it offers anti-glare functionality achieved by "producing a paper-like matte effect texture". The display is covered by a fingerprint smudge-resistant material, to make reading more comfortable.
Papercast LTD announced that it is partnering with Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF) in a transformative public transportation project in Bali, Indonesia. TMF leads this initiative, that aims to address critical urban mobility challenges, including congestion, parking availability, public transport utilisation and air pollution.
The project has two core components: Dynamic Bus Schedule Displays and Smart xEV Park and Ride solution (which includes a deployment of an app-powered fixed route shuttle service). The first component will include Papercast's 23” outdoor solar-powered e-paper displays that will be strategically installed at bus stops to show real-time bus arrival information, route details, marketing content and other essential updates, in both Indonesian and English.