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

New e-paper device: Progress Technologies eOneBook

The eOneBook is a dual-screen Manga comics e-reader. It features two 7.28-inch E Ink displays with a paper case designed to look and feel like a paperback comic book. The eOneBook is limited to a single Manga series (Fist of the North Star) which comes pre-loaded and cannot be updated or changed.

Progress Technologies eOneBook photo

The eOneBook is expected to ship by April 2018 in Japan for 37,800 yen (around $330 USD). The project launched with a successful crowdfunding campaign, already raising almost 20 million yen in a few days.

E Ink and Plastic Logic renew their strategic supply agreement

Sep 20, 2017

E Ink Holdings and Plastic Logic have renewed their Master Supply Agreement (MSA). This agreement centers around flexible e-paper production and the two companies hope that this will strengthen their collaboration and help accelerate market adoption for flexible e-paper displays.

Plastic Logic has been working with E Ink for over 10 years, applying PL's OTFT technology to E Ink's displays.

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.