The company has decided to go with Google smartwatch software efforts rather than its own.
The technique uses normal screen-printing technology and doesn’t require a clean room, so it could pave the way for the low-cost inclusion of basic displays on packaging and in magazines.
You can get a Kindle Paperwhite for $99 or a Kindle for as low as $49.
E Ink Holdings had a scare earlier this year as sales of ebook readers using its screen technology fell. There are other uses for E Ink screens though: Consider this large tablet used to view Autocad drawings.
E Ink Holdings, the leading provider of e-ink screens to companies like Amazon and Barnes & Noble, just had its worst quarter in four years. But the company says it sees growth in the e-reader market outside the United States.
One of the biggest battery hogs on a smartphone is the display. Could a low-powered e-ink display improve the experience? Yes, and no, as you can see in this video.
Tablets keep getting thinner, but how thin can they realistically get? Perhaps no thicker than a few pieces of paper. Plastic Logic is demonstrating its PaperTab project, which is powered by an Intel Core i5 and uses a bendable e-ink display.
The future of TV may not be about apps, second screens and over-the-top at all but about new types of screens that fill entire walls and work together in a modular fashion. And the TV of the future may be a bit like your dog.
Before Barnes & Noble debuted the Nook with GlowLight last week, I had already bought a Kindle Touch even though it didn’t work in the dark. Now it does, thanks to the Amazon Kindle Touch lighted case. Does this solution work for e-ink? See for yourself.
Apple may be working on hybrid displays that have all the benefits of e-ink and LCD with none of the downsides, and interactive bezels for iOS devices. That’s according to two newly published patents that provide glimpses behind Apple’s aluminum and glass curtain.
Samsung has acquired Liquavista, a display company that uses an electrowetting technology for color screens. The process uses electrical charges to move colored oil and can use reflective sunlight to consume less power. With refresh rates at 60 frames per second, could smartphones use these displays?
Prime View International, a Taiwanese company that makes an e-readers display part, said today it would purchase E-Ink, a company that provides…
One of the biggest areas of research in the newspaper industry (besides of course the new business models) is the development of an electron…