Next:urban technologies deploys a new solar-powered E Ink transport system display project in Gdynia

Next:urban technologies, in cooperation with Operibus, deployed a new E Ink signage display project in the City of Gdynia, Poland. This is a bus transport system that shows real time departure, schedule plans and passenger information.

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The displays used in this project are 13.3" 1600x1200 E Ink panels. These displays operate in a wide temperature range (-30 to 70, C) and include a heating system for colder days. The whole system is powered by solar panels that are placed on the top of the bus stations.

E Ink and TCL CSoT to produce 42-inch E Ink TFT backplanes on a 8.5-Gen production line

E Ink Holdings announced a partnership with TCL's CSoT (China Star Optoelectronics) to produce 42-inch E Ink TFT backplanes at CSoT's 8.5-Gen production line. This will be the world's largest substrate E Ink TFT backplane facility.

31.2'' E Ink signage display photo

Producing the backplanes on larger substrate will enable E Ink and CSoT to increase the efficiency and reduce the production costs. The two companies did not disclose when the new display backplanes will enter production.

eVideon and E Ink Holdings to to provide hospitals with energy-efficient ePaper whiteboards displays

eVideon announced a strategic alliance with E Ink Holdings to provide hospitals with energy-efficient ePaper whiteboards and digital patient door displays.

eVideon E Ink hospital patient whiteboard photo

The companies says that the ePaper displays do not emit any unwated blue light, and will be particularly beneficial for patients who prefer sleeping in a dark environment. These displays can be powered by batteries or by power over Ethernet and so can be easy to install and maintain.

The University of Tartu in Estonia deploys E Ink signage

E Ink Holdings announced that the University of Tartu in Estonia deployed E Ink display signage at its recently opened Delta Center. The project was led by Artec Design.

University of Tartu Delta Center E Ink Displays photo

The University uses 13.3" e-paper displays to update daily lecture schedules and replaces currently used paper signage. The systems offer extremely low power requirements and wide readability.

E Ink and Innolux join forces to bring next-gen color ACeP E Ink displays to market

E Ink Holdings announced a collaboration with Taiwan-based display maker Innolux to develop large-size color (ACeP) panels. Specially, EIH will produce ACeP E Ink displays and Innolux will produce display modules and promote them to the market.

E Ink and Innolux, 28'' color epaper display

The two companies will focus on IoT and Smart City applications. Some example of target applications include public transportation signage (including metro, railway, trains and buses), in-vehicle signage and retail signage.

Santorini and Syros installs E Ink bus station signage technologies

The Greek islands of Santorini and Syros installed solar-powered E Ink bus stop signage displays, developed by Papercast and implemented by AMCO Inspired Technologies.

Santorini E Ink bus station signage, papercast

Both projects, initiated by the Greek government are part of a wider national strategy to develop intelligent transport systems to handle the increasing demand for travel with sustainable transportation. The greek islands hope to use this new technologies to optimise route planning and provide passengers with real-time trip related information.

Paperscast completes an E Ink bus-station signage trial in London

Papercast announced that it has successfully completed a solar powered e-paper bus stop display trial at bus stops on Lower Sloane Street (Stop M) and Waterloo Bridge (Stop P) in central London.

Papercast solar-powered e-paper bus station signage, London, UK

Papercast displays are based on E Ink panels and are powered exclusively from solar panels. The displays are wireless connected and can be easily installed completely ‘off-the-grid’. Transport Of London's Head of Tech & Data - Surface Transport says that Tfl is "very impressed by the advancements made, both in terms of performance and functionality".

Papercast announces new E Ink displays with a fast 7.5 fps refresh rate

E-paper passenger information systems developer Papercast announced enhancements to its range of solar powered e-paper displays. The main new feature is a higher refresh rate - which now can be up to 7.5 fps - which Papercast says significantly exceeds the limitations of other e-paper technology in this sector.

Papercast displays use the compayn's own proprietary e-paper driver board and heavyweight processing power, which enables the new fast refresh rate. Other recent enhancements include an ultra-low power battery operation mode when solar power is unavailable, text-to-speech support and more.

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