In 2019 Hisense announced two interesting E Ink smartphones - the A5, with its 5.8" HD+ display and the A6 which sports two displays - a 6.1" 2160×1080 AMOLED display on the front and a 5.6" touch E Ink Carta HD screen on the back.
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Hisense demonstrated a smartphone prototype with a color E Ink display, developed in cooperation with E Ink Corporation. The display supports 4,096 colors and Hisense says it optimized the display for applications such as web browsing, wechat, and more.
Hisense says it will ship this phone in the middle of 2020.
Lenovo's ThinkBook Plus is a 13.3" Windows Laptop that includes a 10.8" E Ink touch display on the outside of the laptop, designed to work when it is closed to take notes, read documents an books, and more.
The ThinkBook Plus will start shipping in march 2020, starting at $1,199.
Seagate's Lyve Drive Shuttle is an autonomous data storage and transport solution that can be used to download and upload data from direct-attached, network-attached, and other external storage devices. The Lyve Drive Shuttle offers up to 16TB of capacity depending on HDD or SSD configuration and features an e-ink touchscreen display to copy files directly without a PC.
2019 is soon over - and it's nice to reflect back to the year we had experienced. The focus of the e-paper industry continues to shift from e-readers to more diverse applications including signage and retail applications, even though the e-reader continues to be a successful and stable market.
Here are the top 10 stories posted on E-Ink-Info in 2019, ranked by popularity (i.e. how many people read the story):
- E Ink Holdings and partners to enter the global medical display market (Mar 26)
- E Ink Holdings reports a 25.5% increase in net profits in 2018 (Mar 29)
- Papercast announces new E Ink displays with a fast 7.5 fps refresh rate (Apr 23)
- Video shows Hisense' latest A5 and A6 E Ink smartphones (Sep 12)
- Tianma to develop TFTs and modules for CLEARink color tablet e-paper displays (Feb 27)
- Lenovo starts shipping its Yoga Book C930 with the E Ink keyboard (Jan 22)
- E Ink shelf label displays in Seoul - a short report (Mar 13)
- Avalue launches its E Ink healthcare solutions suite (Apr 19)
- Lenovo invests in CLEARink, to jointly develop e-paper tablets (Jan 17)
- Yotaphone, the maker of the dual-screen OLED and E Ink smartphone is bankcrupt (Apr 20)
Here's hoping for more progress - and a bright and exciting 2020!
Ynvisible sent us this nice Christmas card, that shows off the company's flexible transparent electrochromic displays. Ynvisible's displays are produced using a simple printing method, which allows them to be quite cost effective.
Ynvisible was established in Portugal in 2010, and in 2011 the company started producing sample products (we tested one in August 2012). In September 2018, the company has gone through a reverse take-over, and the Canadian headquartered Ynvisible Interactive Inc. has inaugurated its new production line near Lisbon.