E Ink invest in Wuxi Vision Peak, to collaborate on e-paper applications

E Ink announced announced an investment it made in Wuxi Vision Peak Technology (previously Wuxi Wei Feng Technology), a service provider in e-paper display R&D.

E Ink (which invested in Wuxi via its subsidiary Transcend Optronics) and Wuxi Vision Peak will form a strategic partnership and join foruces to expand the E Ink market and promote the use of e-paper in applciations such as electronic price tags and electronic shelf labels. Besides the investment, E Ink will provide technical support.

Visionect launches an E Ink meeting room digital sign

Visionect introduces a new meeting room digital door label called Joan Meeting Room Assistant that uses an E Ink panel to provide scheduling solutions. Joan can connect to several standard calendars wirelessly and runs off its battery for up to three months between charges.

Visionect Joan meeting room E Ink manager photo

The Joan uses a 6" E Ink Pearl panel (used by many e-readers). More information can be found here.

Nagra IntuiTV

Nagra's IntuiTV is a streaming TV box that combines live TV channels with streaming applications (such as Netflix). The box's remote control has a large low-power dynamic E Ink display with customized shortcuts and dynamic buttons.

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The IntuiTV will not be sold to consumers, but will be offered to cable, satellite and telco providers as a white-label device

Withings Go

The Withings Go is a small and light fitness tracker that can be worn as a wristband or clipped to a clothing, and it features a circular E Ink display. The Go monitors activity and sleep, is water resistant (50 meters) and can monitor swim strokes.

Withings Go photo

The Go will ship in Q1 2016 for $69.