EIH: the Coronavirus outbreak increases demand for e-notebooks displays

E Ink Holdings (EIH) says it sees high demand for e-notebook displays, as these devices are increasing in popularity for smart online teaching applications - especially as the coronavirus outbreak spreads.

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Digitimes reports that companies in China are launching new e-notebook solutions, as China's education ministry is promoting smart remote teaching as on-site classes are being suspended.

Paperscast completes an E Ink bus-station signage trial in London

Papercast announced that it has successfully completed a solar powered e-paper bus stop display trial at bus stops on Lower Sloane Street (Stop M) and Waterloo Bridge (Stop P) in central London.

Papercast solar-powered e-paper bus station signage, London, UK

Papercast displays are based on E Ink panels and are powered exclusively from solar panels. The displays are wireless connected and can be easily installed completely ‘off-the-grid’. Transport Of London's Head of Tech & Data - Surface Transport says that Tfl is "very impressed by the advancements made, both in terms of performance and functionality".

Introducing The MicroLED Handbook

MicroLED-Info is proud to present The MicroLED Handbook. This book is a comprehensive guide to MicroLED display technology, industry and market. MicroLED displays are thin, efficient, bright and flexible and are on track to revolutionize the display industry.

The MicroLED Handbook

Reading this book, you'll learn all about:

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Hisense to ship a color E Ink smartphone later in 2020

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 color E Ink phone prototype photo

Hisense says it will ship this phone in the middle of 2020.

New e-paper device: Lenovo ThinkBook Plus

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.

Lenovo ThinkBook Plus photo

The ThinkBook Plus will start shipping in march 2020, starting at $1,199.

New e-paper device: Seagate Lyve Drive Shuttle

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.

Seagate Lyve Drive Shuttle photo