March 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

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