Ynvisible launches an upgraded version of its ePaper display

Portugal-based Ynvisible has released a new version of its ePaper displays. These new displays offer several exciting improvements over the company's previous generation panels.

  • A 10X increase in cycle lifetime - which means the display can survive over a million on-off changes.
  • A lower operating voltage, 1.5V (down from 3V)
  • A 50% reduced power consumption
  • An improved operating temperature range (the displays can now operate at -20 Celsius)
  • Enhanced optical quality and appearance
  • Faster switching speed

This is great news from Ynvisible, and hopefully this will enable the company to unlock new applications and markets for its ePaper displays.

Posted: Mar 10,2022 by Ron Mertens


Davester (not verified)

Perhaps I'm missing something, but when "the display can survive over a million on-off changes." ... let's say that the user wants to watch a B/W video on the monitor where it's reasonable that the pixel will change ~5x/second ... then if I do the math:
1,000,000 divided by 5x/second = 200,000 seconds of video
divided by 60 = 3,333 minutes of video
divided by 60 = 55 1/2 hours of video ... until the pixels are expected to start failing!?!
That doesn't sound reasonable to me! Am I missing something here???

Sat, 03/12/2022 - 07:18 Permalink
Ron Mertens

These displays are not meant for watching video, they are used for use cases such as simple user interface, monitoring, packaging. So I think your video example is not really relevant for these apps.

Wed, 03/16/2022 - 15:34 Permalink