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The Bright Side: The Evolution of Digital Displays for Outdoor Use

This is a guest article by Sri Peruvemba

The evolution of outdoor digital displays continues to transform cities around the globe, and change the way we interact - from transportation to retail shops, hospitality, real estate, construction, education and entertainment.

Increasingly, we are seeing digital outdoor displays such as signs on buildings, train stations, bus stops, parking meters, gas stations and ATMs. In the past couple of decades, large format LED displays have dominated the outdoor display applications.  Two display technologies that have begun to grow significantly for outdoor use are LCD (liquid crystal display) and ePaper. Below, we look at the growth and innovation of both, as well as design and function challenges, and what to expect in the future.

Read the full story Posted: May 05,2022

New e-paper device:Wyze Room Sensor

The Wyze Room Sensor is a Wi-Fi device, that connects to Wyze's Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat and senses the detects temperature, humidity, and motion. It feature a small E Ink display to show the information.

Wyze E Ink Room Sensor

The Wyze Room Sensor costs $24.99, and must be connected to Wzye's Thermostat device.

Read the full story Posted: May 04,2022

AUO shows a new 7.9-inch reflective cholesteric LCD display prototype

AU Optronics demonstrated a new 7.9-inch display, that utilizes the company's new reflective LCD display technology, called ChLC - cholesteric liquid crystal technology.

A 7.9-inch reflective ChLc display by AUO (2022-04)

The display can cut the driving voltage when the display is static, and does not have any backlight. This reduces the power consumption of the display, which also does not use any color filters or polarizers and so offers higher reflectivity and color saturation compared to E Ink displays.

Read the full story Posted: May 02,2022

E Ink announces the improved Gallery 3 ACeP color ePaper display

E Ink announced its latest color ePaper display, the Gallery 3, targeting applications in eReaders and Notes devices.

E Ink Gallery 3 display

The Gallery 3 is based on E Ink's ACeP (Advanced Color ePaper) platform, where a full-color gamut is achieved through a four particle ink system: cyan, magenta, yellow and white, which allows a full color gamut at each pixel. Gallery 3 displays offers a faster refresh rate (350 ms for black and white, 500-1500 ms for color refresh), a substantial improvement over the first generation E Ink Gallery (which offers a black and white update in 2 seconds, and full-color in up to 10 seconds).

Read the full story Posted: Apr 26,2022

E Ink announces a new five-color ePaper display for retail applications

E Ink announced a new display type, called the E Ink Spectra 3100 Plus, which is a five-color ePaper aimed towards retail applications. The new displays support black, white, red, yellow and orange colors. This display is an enhancement of E Ink's current four-color Spectra 3100 ePaper, adding the new orange color.

E Ink Spectra 3100 Plus displays

E Ink will produce the Spectra 3100 Plus displays in a variety of sizes, including 1.64-inch, 2.36-inch, 3-inch, 4.37-inch, 7.3-inch and 8.14-inch.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 21,2022

Ynvisible invites you to a webinar on cost-effective, sustainable, and energy-independent digital signage and retail labels

Printed e-paper displays from Ynvisible is an enabling technology for digital signage and the retail sector. Join the webinar on April 28 (4.30 PM CET) and hear directly from the company's lead customers the reasons why.

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What you will learn:

  • Why Ynvisible and why right now? We believe that the market for ultra-low-power, cost-effective, thin & flexible digital signs and smart labels are booming. We will tell you why.
  • Insights and use-cases from lead customers: listen to our lead clients speak about their display needs and why they chose Ynvisible's technology over incumbent display solutions.
  • Ynvisible's e-paper products and solutions: learn more about our products and services and how you can collaborate with us to develop your future signage solutions.
Read the full story Posted: Apr 19,2022

E Ink partners with six display makers to increase production capacity of its latest ACeP color ePaper displays

E Ink announced that it is seeing increased demand for color ePaper displays, and it is working with six module production partners to promote its color (ACeP) displays and to increase production capacities of its Gallery Palette and Gallery plus panels.

ACeP color E Ink at SID 2016

The six partners are BOE Technology, DKE, Jiangxi Xing Tai Technology, Innolux Corporation, Qingyue Technology, and Yes Optoelectronics. E Ink supplies the color ePaper frontplane materials while the module makers manufacture the color ePaper modules in various sizes and shapes.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 13,2022

E Ink launches a new CFA color ePaper display, the Kaleido 3

E Ink launched its latest color ePaper display, the Kaleido 3, with richer colors. E Ink says that the Kaleido3 improves the color saturation by 30% compared the previous-generation Kaleido Plus (which was launched in March 2021).

E Ink Kaleido Plus vs Kaleido 3

The Kaleido 3 display is based on E Ink's Print Color ePaper technology, where a color filter array (CFA) is used in conjunction with E Ink’s Carta black and white ink film. The Kaleido 3 also implements E Ink's new ComfortGaze front light technology. ComfortGaze has been engineered to reduce the amount of blue light reflected off the surface of the display, providing further comfort while reading with reduced Blue Light Ratio (BLR) and Blue Light Toxicity Factor (BLTF) by up to 60% and 24% respectively compared to the previous generation of front light design.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 29,2022

E Ink launches Gallery Plus ACeP displays with improved colors and contrast

E Ink announced a new generation of its Advanced Color ePaper (ACeP) display, called the E Ink Gallery Plus. This full color display offers an improved contrast ratio and color gamut compared to the previous generation displays. E Ink targets commercial signage for these displays - such as retail, restaurants, transportation and public information displays.

E Ink Gallery vs Gallery Plus

E Ink says that the Gallery Plus displays, based on the ACeP platform, is a full-color electronic ink system with four color pigments: cyan, magenta, yellow, and white. The contrast ratio is improved by 40% (from 10 to 14). E Ink Gallery Plus will be available in various sizes for customers, including 13.3-inch, 25.3-inch, and 28-inch.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 25,2022