EIH, Wacom and Linfinty announce new eNote digital paper solutions

E Ink Holdings announced new Digital Paper solutions, developed in collaboration with pen tablet solution provider Wacom and Linfiny, E Ink's own JV with Sony Semiconductor Solutions.

E Ink eNote solution photo

These new solutions feature Wacom's EMR technology and are based on E Ink's 10.3" and 13.3" E Ink Carta 1250 panels. EIH says that the new platform offers faster pen speed and faster page turns compared to its previous platforms. The new devices will be commercialized in the summer of 2021, and EIH and Linfiny are looking for OEM partners.

Plastic Logic's 2.1" flexible color (ACeP) display panel is now available on the ePaper Marketplace

Plastic Logic's 2.1-inch Legio 240x146 full-color (ACeP) OTFT-driven E Ink display is now available through the ePaper Marketplace.

The display can show four colors (Red, blue, green, yellow plus black and white) and supports a bending radius of 30 mm for the display area and 40 mm for the chip area. The display is suitable for wearables, IoT, and other applications where color, flexibility, ultra low power consumption and a small display are all required.

New e-paper device: PocketBook 740 Color

The PocketBook Color 740 is an e-reader that sports a 7.8-inch 1404x1872 color E Ink Kaleido display, with 4096 colors, front light and capacitive touch.

PocketBook 740 Color photo

The e-reader is based on Android OS and features a 1 Ghz dual-core chipset, 16 GB of storage and a microSD card slot.

New e-paper device: Bigme S3

The Bigme S3 is an e-reader that sports a color 7.8-inch 1404x1872 E Ink display, front LED-light, 1.8 Ghz chipset and 32 GB of storage. The e-reader is based on an Android 8.1 OS.

Bigme S3 photo

The Bigme S3, is now shipping in China for 3,499 Yuan (around $550).

SoluM says it won ESL orders worth $490 million in Q4 2020

Korea-based SoluM says it has won ESL orders worth 550 billion Won ($491 million USD) in Q4 2020. The new orders are from the company's new European distributors.

SoluM's range of ESL products

SoluM says it expects its ESL business to hit record sales in 2021. The company says it is currently the world's third largest ESL vendor (following SES Imageotag and Sweden's Pricer). It is the top vendor in North America and in South Korea. SoluM's goal is to become the world's leading supplier of ESL solutions.

Atmosic developed an E Ink "e-badge" reference design

Low-power IoT Bluetooth technology developer Atmosic announced that it has developed a reference design for eBadge applications in collaboration with E Ink Holdings.

Atmosic E Ink ebadge reference design photo

Atmosic will offer the power-optimized eBadge reference design, featuring one of E Ink’s 2.9” or 3.7” black and white displays, or 4.1” Gallery Palette color displays. The kit utilizes Atmosic’s M series extreme low-power Bluetooth LE platform, enabling long, multiyear battery life which can be extended by using optional on-chip energy harvesting.

Looking for ePaper panels and systems? We can now assist

If you're looking for ePaper display modules, we can now help you find suitable suppliers for a wide range of displays. These can be bought as stand alone displays, or as a complete system solution.

2.9-inch 296x128 E Ink module photo

We can support over 15 displays, ranging from small 1-inch displays for wearables and small devices to 13.3" panels. Most of these displays are monochrome (Black/White) but some also support three colors (Red or Yellow). A few of these displays are flexible.