Oaxis InkCase i7 plus

The Oaxis InkCase i7 plus is an e-reader case for iPhone 7+ smartphones. The case features a 5.2" 540x960 (213 PPI) E Ink display, 9H scratch resistance and anti-glare coating.

Oaxis InkCase i7-plus photo

Oaxis launched a crowdfunding campaign for the new case, which already achieved its goal. The case will cost $159 and will ship in July or August 2017.

E Ink demonstrates a foldable 10.2" e-paper prototype

E Ink has unveiled a new prototype foldable E Ink display at SID 2017. The display which you can see below in the video (which also shows many other E Ink demonstrations from SID) is 10.2" in size and features a 220 PPI - similar to E Ink existing flexible Mobius displays.

You can see in the video that the display does not fold completely, there's still a gap - the bending radius is 7.5 mm.

E Ink launches seven new Prism colors

In 2015 E Ink announced its Prism technology, which uses flexible E Ink materials to create large-area animated walls or furniture that can respond to input. Today E Ink announced it is adding seven new colors, which can be integrate together to create beautiful new Prism designs.

E Ink Prism - new colors (June 2017)

The new colors are Voyage (dark blue), Daydream (cyan), Blush (red), Sprout (green), Zest (yellow), Harvest (brown) and Waltz (black). E Ink sees applications for Prism in the commercial, hospitality, transportation, healthcare, retail and education markets.

Sony's E Ink FES Watch U now ships in Japan starting at $415

Sony started shipping its FES Watch U in Japan - with prices randing from 46,000 Yen (around $415) to 60,000 yen (around $550). The FES Watch U is an E Ink watch that also has E Ink on the wrist-band, so you can change the design at will. There are 12 basic designs, but this is software based and will increase as Sony makes available an iOS companion application.

Sony FES Watch U photo

The FES Watch U was first launched in October 2016 via Sony's First Flight crowdfunding site.