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E Ink partners with six display makers to increase production capacity of its latest ACeP color ePaper displays

E Ink announced that it is seeing increased demand for color ePaper displays, and it is working with six module production partners to promote its color (ACeP) displays and to increase production capacities of its Gallery Palette and Gallery plus panels.

ACeP color E Ink at SID 2016

The six partners are BOE Technology, DKE, Jiangxi Xing Tai Technology, Innolux Corporation, Qingyue Technology, and Yes Optoelectronics. E Ink supplies the color ePaper frontplane materials while the module makers manufacture the color ePaper modules in various sizes and shapes.

Read the full story Posted: Apr 13,2022

E Ink launches a new CFA color ePaper display, the Kaleido 3

E Ink launched its latest color ePaper display, the Kaleido 3, with richer colors. E Ink says that the Kaleido3 improves the color saturation by 30% compared the previous-generation Kaleido Plus (which was launched in March 2021).

E Ink Kaleido Plus vs Kaleido 3

The Kaleido 3 display is based on E Ink's Print Color ePaper technology, where a color filter array (CFA) is used in conjunction with E Ink’s Carta black and white ink film. The Kaleido 3 also implements E Ink's new ComfortGaze front light technology. ComfortGaze has been engineered to reduce the amount of blue light reflected off the surface of the display, providing further comfort while reading with reduced Blue Light Ratio (BLR) and Blue Light Toxicity Factor (BLTF) by up to 60% and 24% respectively compared to the previous generation of front light design.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 29,2022

E Ink launches Gallery Plus ACeP displays with improved colors and contrast

E Ink announced a new generation of its Advanced Color ePaper (ACeP) display, called the E Ink Gallery Plus. This full color display offers an improved contrast ratio and color gamut compared to the previous generation displays. E Ink targets commercial signage for these displays - such as retail, restaurants, transportation and public information displays.

E Ink Gallery vs Gallery Plus

E Ink says that the Gallery Plus displays, based on the ACeP platform, is a full-color electronic ink system with four color pigments: cyan, magenta, yellow, and white. The contrast ratio is improved by 40% (from 10 to 14). E Ink Gallery Plus will be available in various sizes for customers, including 13.3-inch, 25.3-inch, and 28-inch.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 25,2022

E Ink joins RE100, commitss to use 100% renewal energies by 203

E Ink announced that it has joined RE100, a global renewal energy initiative, and has committed to use 100% renewable energy by 2030. E Ink says it is the first display company to set such an aggressive goal.

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In order to achieve E Ink's goal of using 100% green renewable energy in all its global sites by 2030, E Ink will purchase Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) or Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) through global sites to increase the use of renewable energy year over year. E Ink expects to exceed 10% of renewable energy use (RE10) by the end of 2022, 40% of renewable energy use (RE40) by 2025, and to reach RE100 in 2030, with 100% of renewable energy used in global factories.

In December 2021 E Ink announced that it aims to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040.

 

Read the full story Posted: Mar 24,2022

New e-paper device: Avalue E Ink Digital Paper Tablet (2022)

Avalue's Digital Paper Tablet (2022 edition) is an E Ink tablet that is aimed towards the industrial and educational markets. The 2022 edition offers the latest E Ink Carta 1250 displays, and comes in two sizes: 10.3” 1404×1872 note size and a 13.3” 1650×2200 letter size.

Avalue E Ink DPT 2022

The DPT offers touch support (Wacom), 32 GB of storage, an eMMC card slot, and an .MX 8M mini chipset.

Read the full story Posted: Mar 16,2022

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
Read the full story Posted: Mar 10,2022

New e-paper device:Huawei MatePad Paper

The Huawei MatePad Paper is a large e-reader device that sports a 10.3" 1872 x 1404 (227 PPI) E Ink touch-enabled display, HarmonyOS 2 and 64GB of storage.

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The MatePad Paper will ship soon globally, at around $550 (including a stylus and cover).

Read the full story Posted: Feb 28,2022

E Ink displays first to receive Dark Sky Certification

E Ink announced that it has received the Dark Sky Certification from the International Dark Sky Association (IDA). E Ink is the first display technology to be certified through the IDA - which makes sense as E Ink displays do not emit light, and rely on ambient lighting.

E Ink explains that as cities continue to become smarter, and strive to provide timely information and communication to their citizens, the balance between delivering that information, environmental concerns and the aesthetic of a town becomes more important. Cities are striving to keep citizens safe and informed, while also considering their carbon footprint, and the electricity wasted on lighting that is overly bright, poorly targeted, and sometimes unnecessary.

Read the full story Posted: Feb 25,2022

SID posts an interesting interview with Johnson Lee, CEO of E Ink Holdings

Our great friend, Sri Peruvemba, posted an interested interview with Johnson Lee, the CEO of E Ink Holdings.

Johnson Lee, CEO at E Ink Holdings

Sri discusses with Johnson how he grew the company in recent years, his favorite ePaper applications, and also how he is implementing environmentally responsible activities, including all-organic food and a drive towards a 100% renewable company. Read this very interesting interview here!

 
Read the full story Posted: Feb 11,2022