E Ink Holdings

E Ink Holdings

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E Ink is the originator, and commercial leader in ePaper technology. E Ink was spun out of the MIT Media Labs as a startup in Cambridge MA in 2007 and its microencapsulated electrophoretic display technology is now the display of choice for eBook readers and electronic shelf labels, and in increasing use in wearables, signage and IoT. These displays are reflective, fully bistable, and capable of maintaining an image for years with no power. The flexible front planes are coated roll to roll kilometers at a time. Worldwide operations include R&D facilities in the US, Taiwan, and Japan and manufacturing in the US, Taiwan, and China.
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20 Mar 2024

Printed Electronics Converge: 3 Key Insights from LOPEC 2024

In March, the printed electronics industry flocked to Munich once again for the LOPEC 2024 conference and exhibition. Featured were some of the latest printed electronics technologies addressing global mega-trends such as vehicle electrification, healthcare personalization, industry 4.0, and sustainability.
19 Jun 2023

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7 Jun 2023


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5 Jun 2023

Electrophoretic/ Electrochromic Displays: Readiness Level Assessment

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27 Feb 2023


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23 Feb 2023


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5 Oct 2022

E Ink and Sharp Collaborate on Oxide Backplanes for Next Gen ePaper

E Ink Holdings Inc and Sharp Display Technology Corporation announced the collaboration with each other, and adopt SDTC's indium gallium zinc oxide backplanes for ePaper modules using in eReader and eNote products.
6 Sep 2022

E Ink Awarded World First ePaper Module Carbon Footprint Verification

E Ink announced that the carbon footprint of their 6.8 inch ePaper module for eReaders and their 2.9 inch ePaper module for electronic shelf labels have been verified by the British Standards Institution as being in compliance with the ISO 14067:2018 standard. The carbon footprint of every 6.8 inch ePaper module is 3.30 kg CO2; every 2.9 inch ePaper module is 0.59 kg CO2e.
26 Apr 2022

E Ink Gallery 3 Color ePaper for Sustainable Digital Reading

E Ink has announced the launch of E Ink Gallery 3, a next generation of color ePaper for the eReader and eNote markets. E Ink Gallery 3 is based on the E Ink ACeP Advanced Color ePaper platform. In this platform, a full-color gamut is achieved through a four particle ink system: cyan, magenta, yellow and white, which allows a full color gamut at each pixel.
21 Apr 2022

E Ink Launches Spectra 3100 Plus Five-Color ePaper

E Ink announced the launch of E Ink Spectra 3100 Plus five-color ePaper. Spectra 3100 Plus adds bright orange to the existing four colors (black, white, red, and yellow) of the previous generation. The combination of five vivid and saturated colors creates a more eye-catching display, which will help retailers improve their marketing and advertising performance.
20 Apr 2022

E Ink Joins Forces with Six Module Partners to Promote Color ePaper

E Ink announced they are working with six ePaper module partners, including BOE Technology Group, DKE Co., Ltd., Jiangxi Xing Tai Technology Co., Ltd., Innolux Corporation, Qingyue Technology, and Yes Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. to promote E Ink Gallery Palette and E Ink Gallery Plus color ePaper products.
11 Apr 2022

E Ink Launches the Next Generation of Print Color ePaper Technology

This new generation of E Ink Kaleido offers richer colors, along with 16 levels of grayscale and 4096 colors, perfect for displaying colorful images and information on eReaders and eNote devices. By optimizing the design of the ePaper module structure, E Ink Kaleido 3 has increased its color saturation by 30 percent compared to the previous generation, E Ink Kaleido Plus.
17 Mar 2022

E Ink Joins The Climate Pledge, Commitment to Net Zero Carbon By 2040

E Ink announced they have joined the Climate Pledge, co-founded by Amazon to commit to becoming net-zero carbon by 2040, and are the first display company to join. In December 2021, E Ink announced their pledge to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040. E Ink plans to be RE 10 by the end of 2022, and would be the first display company to achieve RE 10.
24 Feb 2022

E Ink Display Technology First to Receive Dark Sky Certification

E Ink has received the Dark Sky Certification from the International Dark Sky Association. E Ink is the first display technology to be certified through the IDA. As a reflective technology, E Ink displays do not emit any light, and rely on the ambient lighting around them to be viewed. For night viewing, a simple, small LED strip can illuminate the display without the need for significant wasteful stray light that disrupts the neighborhood or the environment.
13 Jan 2022

The BMW iX Flow Featuring E Ink

The fluid colour changes are made possible by a specially developed body wrap that is tailored precisely to the contours of the all-electric Sports Activity Vehicle from BMW. When stimulated by electrical signals, the electrophoretic technology brings different colour pigments to the surface, causing the body skin to take on the desired colouration.
5 Jan 2022

E Ink Announces Pledge to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2040

E Ink has pledged to achieve Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2040. E Ink has been working for several years towards zero carbon emissions to help mitigate the impact of climate change and to promote sustainable technologies. E Ink has a three phase plan to reach their commitment of Net Zero Carbon Emission by 2040.
29 Oct 2021

World's First Paper Like Display Certification

E Ink Holdings today announced their "Paper Like Display" certification for E Ink Kaleido Plus, its color ePaper display module, presented by TÜV Rheinland Greater China the international testing, inspection and certification body.
7 Jul 2021


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28 Jun 2021


SigmaSense is a relatively early-stage company that has developed an innovative method of extracting data from capacitive touch sensors. Its readout ICs offer far greater sensitivity, enabling capacitive touch sensors to be applied to large area displays, detect gloved fingers, discriminate between fingers and water droplets and more. IDTechEx caught up with marketing director Gary Baum to find out about the latest developments.
26 May 2021

E Ink Launches the World's First On-Cell Touch ePaper Module

E Ink today announced the launch of the world's first On-Cell Touch ePaper module. This new On-Cell touch ePaper module supports both the E Ink Kaleido Plus Print Color technology platform and the E Ink Carta black and white ePaper technology platform.