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Recent e-Paper News

reMarkable sold over a million E Ink tablets, raises funds at a $1 billion valuation

Remarkable, the company behind the reMarkable 10.3" 1872 x 1404 E Ink tablet says that it has sold over 1 million devices, generating over $300 million in revenue in 2021 (with an operating profit of $31 million).

reMarkable says it closed a new financing round, with a valuation of $1 billion. The company did not disclose more about the funding round - beyond saying that they have sold a minority stake for several international investors.

Read the full story Posted: Jun 11,2022

Amazon to pull out of the Chinese e-Reader and eBook markets

Amazon decided to pull out of the Chinese e-reader market. The company will stop offering Kindle devices in China by the end of June 2023, and will also stop operating its eBook stores in China.

Amazon Kindle 2016 photo

Customers in China will be able to download the Kindle app until June 2024, and of the devices themselves will continue to operate with the books stored on them.

Read the full story Posted: Jun 03,2022

New e-paper device:Xiaomi InkPalm Plus

Xiaomi's Moaan InkPalm Plus is an e-reader that offers a 5.84-inch E Ink display, Android 11 operation system, 2GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.

Xiaomi InkPalm Plus

The InkPalm Plus is available via Xiaomi's own crowdfunding platform for $164.

Read the full story Posted: May 31,2022

New e-paper device:ITOCHU Alteric Note

ITOCHU's Alteric Note is an eNote device that is based on a 13.3" E Ink display. The device, which will be exclusive in Japan and sold by Conexio, is targeting the B2B market for businesses that move from a paper-intensive environment, to one that focuses on a more sustainable solution with increased efficiencies.

Itochu Alteric Note ePaper eNote

The Alteric Note was developed in collaboration with E Ink and Sony Semiconductor Solutions.

Read the full story Posted: May 27,2022

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