E Ink and Freescale say they will develop highly integrated embedded solutions for e-book readers. Their aim is to create cheaper solutions than what's available today, and also to 'spart innovation' for new product categories such as eNewspapers, tablet PCs, secondary laptop displays, eDictionaries and more.

The two companies will develop a System-On-a-Chip (SoC) solutions that integrate Freescale's i.MX processor with E Ink's Vizplex display controllers.