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Bookeen delivers video playback on E Ink Pearl display

02/16/2011, Bookeen’s R&D team has come up with what many has deemed to be impossible – that is, achieving video playback on an E Ink Pearl display. Normally, E Ink displays cater for e-book readers and the ilk, working great under direct sunlight but...

BAE Systems want to disguise tanks with E Ink

01/13/2011, Just when you thought that E Ink technology was there for e-book readers, BAE Systems, a British defense firm, has decided to use it instead to disguise their range of vehicles of war. Apparently, a set of sensors that are connected to the tank’s...

Nook Gains Speed with Firmware 1.5

11/22/2010, Barnes & Noble just released version 1.5 of its firmware for the e-ink Nook. The firmware brings a number of enhancements to the e-ink electronic book reader, most notably faster page turn speeds and the ability to sync where you’ve left off in...

Color E-Ink Tablet Shown Off at Berlin Exhibition

11/17/2010, It looks like a color e-ink tablet was recently shown off at an exhibition in Germany that is about the size of an A4-sized paper. It’s unclear whether color e-ink will make it to a commercial drawing tablet in the future as the exhibition shows...

Hanvon improves on e-ink technology

11/08/2010, E-Ink technology has certainly served the older e-book readers of yore pretty well, but the time has come for it to move forward – and Hanvon Technology of China has a way of doing this thanks to their color E-Ink device. Touted to be the first...

Mirasol Displays Coming to Smartphones Also

10/04/2010, While we had reported that the Mirasol display technology from Qualcomm would be delayed until 2011, we now are learning a little bit more information, in particular that the Mirasol technology would also be headed towards smartphones. Qualcomm is still...

New Kindle Ad Takes Jab at iPad

09/13/2010, Amazon’s recent Kindle ad highlights the benefits of reading with e-ink technology under direct sunlight while taking aim at Apple’s iPad, which functions as both an electronic book reader and a multi-function device offering games, browsing,...

Sony Justifies Higher Price E-Readers With More Features

09/02/2010, Sony is taking the opposite route of its big rivals Amazon and Barnes & Noble with its own branded E-Reader electronic-ink based digital book reading devices. Unlike Amazon, which has introduced lower prices for the latest Kindle, and Barnes &...

LG’s New E-Paper Promises Flexible, Color Displays

08/26/2010, LG is promising new display technologies that would give new dimensions to electronic paper. The division, LG Display, is hoping to bring a 9.7-inch color e-paper display and a 19-inch flexible e-paper display to the market soon. Electronic paper uses...

E Ink to expand electrophoretic display adoption in other devices

08/17/2010, E Ink of Taiwan has announced that its EPD (electrophoretic display) will not only see action in devices such as ebook readers, but will also make an appearance across a variety of other consumer electronics such as keyboards, tags, watches, and...

E-ink reveals new flexible plastic-based display

06/24/2010, E-ink has unveiled a new kind of flexible plastic based E-ink display which will definitely see more action among school-going kids, simply because this form of E-ink display can be used in their electronic textbooks while maintaining a tougher...

E Ink prototype display offers crisper, brighter color

06/01/2010, E Ink decided to take full advantage of the recently concluded SID 2010 conference by showing off a slew of prototype displays that offer crisper and brighter colors, although it still won’t hit the full gamut of colors. This is made possible by...