Seiko Epson announced a new SoC aimed towards e-paper applications, the S1D13M01. The new chip integrates an MIPS-24Kef CPU core and also includes Epson's multi-pipeline e-paper display controller, which has been optimized for E Ink display panels. The new SoC was jointly co-developed with Taiwanese Magic Pixel.
The S1D13M01 has a hardware JPEG engine, PNG decoder engine, color space conversion engine and 2D graphics engine. The S1D13M01 is also designed to realize low cost, low power consumption e-paper applications by optimizing the e-paper application system.