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December 27, 2011

"Roundup: E Ink Readers"

When it comes to book-length reading, no glowing LCD tablet screen can hold a backlight to the eye-saving e-ink of these readers. [Read More]


Good eReader
December 22, 2011

"The Chief Marketing Officer of E Ink Holdings Discusses Technology and e-Readers"

E Ink Holdings is the company responsible for the technology found in some of the world's most popular e-readers. If you have the Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble Nook Simple Touch, Kobo Touch, or most Sony devices, they have an E Ink screen. [Read More]


ECN Magazine
November 28, 2011

"E Ink - A look at the Company Behind the E-Reader Screen"

First some definitions: E Ink is the name of the company. Electrophoretic is the name of the technology. Pearl is the brand name for the product. The product also has a generic name - ePaper or Electronic Paper. [Read More]


November 18, 2011

"Engadget's holiday gift guide 2011: e-readers"

The e-reader space is really -- if you'll pardon the expression -- heating up just in time for the holiday season. [Read More]


November 18, 2011

"Electronics Trivia"

What do the XMOS processor, the DesignTAG and E Ink Pearl display have in common? [Read More]


Geeky Gadgets
November 18, 2011

"E Ink Display Touch Lens, Phosphor World Time Sport Watch Unveiled"

Phosphor has unveiled their new World Time Sport Watch which has no buttons but lets you change modes by simply swiping your finger across the screen. [Read More]


Bloomberg Businessweek
November 18, 2011

"Five Reasons E-Reader Sales Will Nearly Triple by 2016"

Tablets may dominate, but standalone e-readers are forecast to show solid sales growth. Among the reasons: e-ink displays, lower prices, and longer battery life. [Read More]


November 14, 2011

"E Ink Wins IET Innovation Award for Electronics"

E Ink Holdings, a leader in electronic paper display technologies, announced that the company has been recognised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) with an Innovation Award for Electronics. [Read More]


Red Ferret
November 11, 2011

"Exclusive: Hands On With The World's First Fully Plastic E-Book Reader, The Plastic Logic PL100"

We managed to grab a couple of hours face-time with Sriram Peruvemba, chief marketing officer of E Ink Holdings, the other day and ran through a couple of the new products percolating out on sale using the ubiquitous E Ink display technology. [Read More]


PC World
November 8, 2011

"E-readers Are Big Winners in Tablet Wars"

Ladies and gentlemen: we have a winner in the much ballyhooed tablet war -- and it's not a strictly a tablet. Without a doubt, the winner is the old-school, E Ink-based e-reader. [Read More]


The Taipei Times
November 8, 2011

"E Ink's October sales up, Q4 promising"

E Ink Holdings Inc (元太科技), the world's biggest e-paper display supplier, yesterday reported record sales of NT$5.33 billion (US$177 million) last month on strong customer demand. [Read More]
October 28, 2011

"Wall Street Journal to Launch Bestseller Lists for Ebooks"

The Wall Street Journal's bestseller rankings will now include ebook sales, the publisher announced Friday. [Read More]


The Wall Street Journal
October 17, 2011

"And the Rest of the Winners Are..."

The Innovation Awards judges chose winners in 16 categories this year. Here's a look at the winning entries. [Read More]
October 17, 2011

"Cool E Ink Pearl display roll photos..."

Our friends over at E Ink sent us these cool photos of a long E Ink roll, they seemed to be having fun with that one. [Read More]


The Digital Reader
October 13, 2011

"E Ink Now Working on a 300′ Screen"

Okay, this is technically not a screen, but the photo is cool none the less. [Read More]


Electronics Weekly
October 12, 2011

"INTERVIEW: E Ink Sees Stable Gross Margin Despite Kindle Price Cut"

Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc. (8069.TW), which makes electronic paper for Inc.'s Kindle and Sony Corp.'s Sony Reader, is confident of keeping its gross margins stable in the fourth quarter and next year despite the recent Kindle price cut, as it expects strong sales growth for Amazon's new devices. [Read More]


The Kindle Chronicles
October 7, 2011

"Podcast Interview with Sriram Peruvemba, CMO of E Ink"

Sri Peruvemba, Chief Marketing Officer for E Ink Holdings, the supplier of the ePaper technology used in the Kindle and other leading e-readers, spoke with me from San Francisco on Monday, October 3, 2011. Interview starts at 14:34.


October 7, 2011

"Lisez-Vous Français? Kindle Takes A Big Global Step"

When I saw that French was one of the supported interface languages for the new entry-level Kindle, I knew that a new Kindle store en français would not be far off. Now it's here, with 35,000 French-language titles for Kindle available now and the 99-Euro Kindle shipping to customers on October 14. [Read More]


October 5, 2011

"E Ink posts strong revenue gains in September on shipments to Amazon"

EPD maker E Ink Holdings has posted consolidated revenues of NT$4.6 billion (US$149.93 million) for September, up 33% sequentially and 117% on year, buoyed by shipments to Amazon. [Read More]


October 2, 2011

"E-inking the Deal"

At the Amazon event this week, spectators could be forgiven if they were expecting e-ink to go up in flames with the reveal of the Kindle Fire. To their surprise, Chairman and CEO Jeff Bezos also brought out three new e-ink-powered Kindles: the Kindle Touch in a Wi-Fi-only and a Wi-Fi 3G version, as well as a reworked Kindle. [Read More]


September 28, 2011

"Amazon Unveils New $79 E-Ink Kindle, $99 Kindle Touch"

Looks like the Kindle Fire wasn't all Amazon had planned for us. Amazon has revealed a new line of E-Ink Kindles that looks to bolster their "traditional" eReader lineup. The three new models have taken the stage: the $79 Kindle, the $99 Kindle Touch, and the $149 Kindle Touch 3G. [Read More]


September 26, 2011

"Japan Gets 8 New Cell Phones: KDDI's Entire Winter Line-Up"

Japan's second biggest carrier KDDI took the wraps off [JP] a total of eight new cell phones for the domestic market today. [Read More]


Monsters & Critics
September 25, 2011

"Selection of e-readers and e-books ever growing"

Printed books are in no danger of extinction due to the rise of e-books, but that doesn't mean e-books aren't well on their way to establishing themselves as a regular part of the market. [Read More]


Daily Hampshire Gazette
September 24, 2011

"In tough economy, some Valley employers are creating jobs"

At 7 Gaylord St. sits a nondescript brick factory building where manufacturers used to produce paper. Now, the building hosts E Ink, a company that creates a different kind of paper: ePaper. E Ink is the main manufacturer of the electronic paper display for one of the most in-demand gadgets in the world. [Read More]


Electronics Weekly
September 22, 2011

"E Ink display supplier targets the industrial market"

Gleichmann Electronics has signed a pan-European deal with e-paper displays supplier Pervasive Displays. And don't think the target market is only consumer devices like e-readers. The plan is to push sunlight readable E Ink displays into industrial systems. [Read More]


CNN Money
September 21, 2011

"Amazon brings Kindle e-books to 11,000 libraries"

It's an e-book perk that often flies under the radar: Many bricks-and-mortar libraries are now lending out electronic editions. That option got an extra push Wednesday when Amazon went live with its library lending program, bringing Kindle e-books to 11,000 participating libraries across the U.S. [Read More]


The Wall Street Journal
September 21, 2011

"RadioShack to Sell Barnes & Noble Nook E-Readers"

RadioShack Corp. will begin selling Barnes & Noble Inc.'s Nook e-readers next month online and at more than 3,000 of its U.S. stores. [Read More]


Harris Interactive
September 21, 2011

"One in Six Americans Now Use E-Reader with One in Six Likely to Purchase in Next Six Months"

The options keep changing and bookstores are starting to feel the pressure. One major chain closed its doors for good this month while some of the others have rolled out their own e-Reader devices and are upgrading them regularly. [Read More]


Control Engineering
September 19, 2011

"Thin, flexible, efficient electronic displays"

When selecting an electronic display, designers traditionally looked at factors like contrast, brightness, response time, viewing angle, lifetime, and mechanical and electrical specifications. Are there other factors that need to be considered? [Read More]


The Taipei Times
September 18, 2011

"E-paper display output soars 70%"

Output of Taiwan's electronic paper displays (EPDs) in the first half of this year rose almost 70 percent from a year earlier on strong global demand, the Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA, 光電科技工業協進會) said on Saturday. [Read More]


September 16, 2011

"$20 Million Science Grant To UMass Amherst"

The dean of the Massachusetts congressional delegation is urging the debt supercommittee in Washington not to make severe cuts in federal research grants. [Read More]


The Atlantic
September 14, 2011

"9 MIT Media Lab Ideas That Are Changing Lives (or Will Soon)"

We may not know what the future holds, but we can take a pretty good guess where it will come from: MIT's Media Lab. The renowned Cambridge workspace throws imaginative people of different disciplines together and encourages them to learn by building, tinkering, and designing. [Read More]


September 14, 2011

"Buoyed by Russian cash, Plastic Logic turns from U.S."

It's been a turbulent few years for Plastic Logic, the embattled e-reader company, but the past few days have seen such a frenzy of activity that even the hardest-working rivals would be put to shame. [Read More]


September 10, 2011

"Ricoh eQuill ePaper business tablet hits the FCC"

At first glance the Ricoh eQill looks like just another eReader with an E Ink display. But it's actually an enterprise tablet designed to fit into a paperless (or at least paper-less) office. [Read More]


The Digital Reader
September 8, 2011

"E Ink's most unusual product – a Snowglobe"

Did you catch the interview that Charbax shot at IFA-Berlin? It was a 20 minute clip with Sriram Peruvembra, the head of E-ink's marketing department, talking about E-ink's screen tech, products, and future plans. (Go watch it; it's worth it.) [Read More]


Tech Crunch
September 6, 2011

"E Ink's Screens Explained With A Snowglobe"

Your Kindle doesn't have to be mystery. Electronic paper technology is a rather simple concept as shown by the video after the jump. [Read More]
September 5, 2011

"E Ink promises thinner, lighter, higher resolution, and color e-paper displays"

E Ink is already doing swift business in the growing e-reader market, but just like any technology company, it can't sit still for fear of being overtaken or made redundant. [Read More]


Slash Gear
September 2, 2011

"E Ink Hands-On"

E Ink is best known for the displays on the Kindle and NOOK, but the company has more strings to its bow. We caught up with the company here at IFA 2011 to take a look at the E Ink Triton color epaper display, talk flexible panels and find out how a super-skinny electrophoretic screens can help prevent credit card fraud. [Read More]
September 2, 2011

"Latest news from E Ink at IFA 2011"

Sriram Peruvemba, Vice President of marketing at E Ink, gives us the latest news from E Ink, they announced that they will ship between 25 million and 30 million E Ink screens this year, just for the E Ink e-readers like the Kindle 4 and Nook Touch. Yup you read right, 30 million of those devices to be sold this year.


Business @ IT Net
September 1, 2011

"Display inventors focus on low power consumption"

The E-paper display technology in Amazon's Kindle is facing some competition in the low-power screen business. [Read More]


September 1, 2011

"Sony Reader Wi-Fi (PRS-T1) Unveiled, Harry Potter Involved"

The folks at Sony have revealed a reader we've been getting hints on for about a month now, today letting us know that the lightest 6-inch eReader device ever has arrived. [Read More]


PR Newswire
September 1, 2011

"Kobo Launches German Language Kobo eReader Touch Edition at IFA in Berlin"

Kobo, a global leader in eReading with over 4.2 million users worldwide, offers one of the largest digital German-language book stores, localized apps for both the iOS and the Android platform, and the new Kobo eReader Touch Edition is now available in German. [Read More]


Good eReader
August 25, 2011

"Russian Educational System Going Digital"

First with the adoption of a specific model of the Ectaco Jetbook e-reader in the Ukraine and now with a massive investment in U.K.-based Plastic Logic, it appears that Russia and some surrounding areas of Eastern Europe are poised to adopt digital textbooks in their lower-grade educational settings. [Read More]


Printed Electronics World
August 24, 2011

"E-reader sales triple annually"

Sriram Peruvemba, Chief Marketing Officer for E ink, reported at a conference last week that E book readers could hit 25 million to 30 million units this year - about three times the number sold in 2010. [Read More]


Government of the Russian Federation
August 18, 2011

"Prime Minister Vladimir Putin meets with Rusnano CEO Anatoly Chubais"

Anatoly Chubais told the prime minister about the company's latest R&D, emphasising in particular the introduction of Russian-manufactured cutting-edge materials for military and civilian aircraft building. In addition, he showed Mr Putin a prototype of an electronic textbook, to be introduced in schools in several regions of Russia under a pilot program. [Read More]

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August 17, 2011

"bnetTV talks to Sriram Peruvemba, Chief Marketing Officer of E Ink"


August 17, 2011

"E-book reader sales are tripling every year"

Displays for e-book readers are in such high demand that its tripling every year, according to E Ink Holdings chief marketing officer Sriram Peruvemba. [Read More]


Boston Business Journal
August 16, 2011

"E Ink Moving to Gutierrez Facility in Billerica"

E Ink Corp., the fast growing developer and manufacturer of digital-display technologies, has signed a deal to move its corporate headquarters to a newly renovated, 140,000-square-foot facility on Technology Park Drive in Billerica. [Read More]


The Christian Science Monitor
August 9, 2011

"E-books cause publishing industry growth"

The current popularity of e-books is likely to due to the rise of cheap and easy to use e-readers, like the Nook and the Kindle. [Read More]


July 25, 2011

"Increasing back-to-school demand to boost PC and e-book reader sales"

Sales of notebook, desktop and e-book readers, which are targeting education and document processing purposes, will have a chance to see a significant growth in the third quarter as demand for the back-to-school period, which usual starts from mid-July to mid-September in Europe and the US, has already started to appear, according to sources from PC players. [Read More]


July 24, 2011

"Sony Preparing New E-Book Reader to Challenge Amazon"

Sony Corp. (SNE), Japan's largest exporter of consumer electronics, plans to introduce a line of upgraded digital book readers in the U.S. as early as next month to challenge Kindle maker Inc. (AMZN). [Read More]


PR Newswire
July 22, 2011

"The Screens of Summer: Consumer Reports Finds Improved Selection of E-Book Readers and Tablets"

Consumer Reports' latest Ratings of tablets and e-book readers highlight some new models that match or even beat market leaders on performance, price and portability for consumers looking to buy a gadget to go this summer. [Read More]


Display Daily
July 21, 2011

"E Ink and Chunghwa Share Strengths"

Sri Peruvemba, Chief Marketing Officer at E Ink Holdings (EIH), is fond of telling journalists and analysts, "I wish you guys would stop saying E Ink Holdings is the only profitable display company! It makes negotiations really difficult." [Read More]


PC World
July 11, 2011

"iRiver Story HD: First Dedicated E-Reader for Google eBooks"

With the new iRiver Story HD e-reader, Google's digital bookstore is finally getting the E-Ink treatment. [Read More]


July 8, 2011

"E Ink Reaps Much Profit From E-Paper Sales"

The market for e-readers and any other devices that utilize e-paper displays definitely gave E Ink, the world's prime supplier of such things, something that qualifies as a more than substantial financial boost. [Read More]


July 7, 2011

"iPlayer for Kindle puts TV shows on your ereader"

As bizarre, brilliant ideas go, "iPlayer for Kindle" has to be one of the best. Despite initially sounding like an April Fool – video content on an E Ink ereader? – it's actually a real project by Frisnit Electronic Industrial, taking TV shows and converting them into a digital comic strip of sorts, complete with subtitles. [Read More]


Information Display Europe
July 7, 2011

"Ebook Developments Were HOT at ALA"

Looking over the program of presentations and panels and at the vendors exhibiting at the recent American Library Association Annual conference, it's clear that librarians are focused on embracing the expanding digital world and specifically on providing ebooks as part of library services. [Read More]


July 7, 2011

"Are You Team Kindle or Team iPad?"

Do you love multitasking on your tablet, jumping from Twitter to email to the latest version of Angry Birds with just a few quick finger taps? Or maybe you find yourself in the e-reader camp, opting to leisurely click through the summer's best-seller on a single-purpose device. [Read More]


The New York Times
July 5, 2011

"When a Smartphone Is Too Much for Travel"

With the rise of the iPhone and the Blackberry, it's hard to imagine hitting the road without a phone that can't download music, serve up maps or send and receive e-mail. [Read More]


Appliance Design
June 30, 2011

"Microcapsule-based Electrophoretic Displays for Appliance Designers"

Traditionally, design engineers have selected electronic displays based on factors such as contrast, brightness, response time, viewing angle, lifetime and mechanical/electrical specifications. [Read More]


June 28, 2011

"More Americans Buying eReaders Than Tablets, Study Shows"

Ads touting Apple's iPad seem to be everywhere, but e-readers such as's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook are actually more popular with consumers, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project. [Read More]


Pew Internet & American Life Project
June 27, 2011

"E-Reader Ownership Doubles In Six Months"

The share of adults in the United States who own an e-book reader doubled to 12% in May, 2011 from 6% in November 2010. [Read More]


The Wall Street Journal
June 27, 2011

"E-Reader Ownership Doubles In Six Months"

Are books the new killer app? A new study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that e-reader ownership among U.S. adults doubled from 6% to 12% between November 2010 and May 2011. [Read More]


Display Daily
June 16, 2011

"Display In Taiwan"

Display Taiwan 2011 ended today. The lively show is oriented toward Taiwan's display supply chain and makers of manufacturing equipment, with some display panels thrown in for good measure. [Read More]


PC World
June 10, 2011

"The New Nook has a Secret Web Browser"

Now that the new Nook from Barnes and Noble has hit the streets users have discovered the device has some hidden web potential. [Read More]


PC World
June 10, 2011

"Kindle's Article Mode Renders the Web More Readable"

The Amazon Kindle changed the way tech-savvy readers consume text and opened up the market for e-readers. [Read More]


PC World
June 1, 2011

"New Barnes & Noble Nook Adds Touchscreen, Improves Interface"

As soon as I removed the new Barnes & Noble Nook from its box, I could tell that this petite e-reader was going to be a worthy challenger to the third-generation Amazon Kindle. [Read More]


Tech Central
May 25, 2011

"E Ink, Epson Partner For New eReader Display"

E Ink Holdings and Epson have announced a collaborative project for the development of a 300dpi e-paper device. Combining E Ink's high resolution ePaper display and Epson's display controller platform, the new device should create the world's highest resolution ePaper tablets. [Read More]


May 21, 2011

"Bookeen does real time web browsing and scrolling on standard E Ink screen (video)"

Bookeen has already taunted us with an E Ink Pearl display hacked to playback clips of chubby bunnies without so much as a hiccup, now it's showing off web browsing and scrolling on the same screen. [Read More]


May 23, 2011

"The Future of Displays on Display"

The Display Convention is like CES, but it's all about catching your eye.


Los Angeles Times
May 23, 2011

"Kobo announces Touch Edition eReader that's 'easier to use than ever'"

Kobo on Monday announced its new eReader Touch Edition on Monday -- a paperback-sized device that features an e-ink touch screen. [Read More]


May 23, 2011

"SID 2011: E Ink Color E Ink Displays"

Sri Peruvemba with Eink discusses the varied uses of e-paper and their line of color e-ink displays.


May 22, 2011

"Bookeen shows off real-time scrolling and web browsing on E-Ink screens"

Bookeen, a company that's been known for making HD videos play on E-Ink screens has recently unveiled a new trick that it's managed to pull off: real-time web browsing and scrolling. [Read More]
May 21, 2011

"E Ink, Epson work together for 300-dpi display on eReaders"

Amazon claims that its followers are purchasing more Kindle books than paperback books. [Read More]
May 20, 2011

"Sony flexes on 3D, e-paper, e-reader displays at SID 2011"

The 13.3 in. Sony display took center stage at this week's SID 2011 in Los Angeles. The new display is based on E Ink's (Cambridge, MA) electrophoretic-display technology -- a black-and-white display known best for its use in Amazon's Kindle e-book reader. [Read More]
May 20, 2011

"E Ink snowboard heads-up display flaunted at SID 2011"

Recently a lot of news has been thrown out coming from the direction of SID 2011. Today we have yet more news from the event this time of the ever versatile E Ink displays. [Read More]


PC World
May 19, 2011

"Barnes & Noble, Amazon Push Ahead With Dedicated E-Readers"

Now that tablets are all the rage, it's easy to think e-readers may no longer have a market. Not so fast. [Read More]


Wireless and Mobile News
May 19, 2011

"New Twist on Smartphones, Flex n' Fold 4 Actions with Wearable Touchscreens"

Smartphones and computers are begging to flex their muscles with research from Queen's University Human Media Lab, where they are making computers as flexible as paper and operated by bending. [Read More]


Business Insider
May 19, 2011

"5 Unbelievable Ways You'll Be Using E-Ink Within A Year"

At the SID 2011 conference in Los Angeles (Society For Information Display), E-Ink set up an awesome press booth where they demonstrated some unique ways you can use E-Ink. [Read More]


Cnet Australia
May 18, 2011

"Cybook Opus"

The Cybook Opus would have to be the cutest e-reader we've ever reviewed. It has a rounded, glossy case in metallic plastic in a variety of cheerful colours (even the black manages to look less sombre) and a compact size. [Read More]


May 19, 2011

"E Ink shows concepts galore at SID 2011: snowboards, radios, thermostats, oh my!"

E Ink's 300ppi 9.7-inch panel -- touting "laser print quality" and a ridiculous 2400 x 1650 screen resolution -- was just the tip of the e-paper iceberg here at SID 2011. [Read More]


NY Times Bits
May 11, 2011

"Paper Computers: The Next New Thing?"

E Ink's 300ppi 9.7-inch panel -- touting "laser print quality" and a ridiculous 2400 x 1650 screen resolution -- was just the tip of the e-paper iceberg here at SID 2011. [Read More]


PC World
May 10, 2011

"Flexible, E Ink Mobile to Rival Smartphones in Coming Years"

Researchers from Queens University presented a flexible, e-ink display at the Computer Human Interaction conference that they believe could one day replace smartphones. [Read More]


Huffington Post
May 5, 2011

"PaperPhone: Flexible Smartphone Makes Calls, Plays Music When You Bend It"

Apple's iPhone is considered one of the best smartphones in the world. Many cell phone makers have tried to take down the juggernaut, with some Android-based devices coming close, but in order to become an actual iPhone killer, something revolutionary needs to happen in the mobile world. [Read More]


May 4, 2011

"E Ink Shows Off Rollable, Scrunchable, and Video Screens"

E Ink, the company that pioneered the electrophoretic displays used in gadgets like the Amazon Kindle, won't have a new fancy screen this year. But that doesn't mean they're taking it easy... [Read More]


The National Business Review
April 21, 2011

"Amazon's allows libraries to loan Kindle e-books"

Amazon has announced that later this year, Kindle owners will be able to borrow Kindle books from 11,000 libraries around the United States. [Read More]
April 21, 2011

"E-reader sales set to soar by 38%"

Sales of e-readers are expected to increase almost 40% and compete with tablet devices, according to a research firm. [Read More]


Taipei Times
April 18, 2011

"Hanvon throwing new technologies into its e-readers"

For fans of e-readers, there could be something to look forward to in the third quarter. [Read More]


The Today Show
March 31, 2011

"E-readers storming ahead of traditional books"

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Printed Electronics World
March 25, 2011

"New signage applications take E Ink electronic paper beyond eBooks"

New retail displays using E Ink's Ink-In-Motion technology will be used by SinoPac Bank and Miramar department stores said the company in a recent statement. [Read More]


The Guardian
March 24, 2011

"The MediaGuardian Innovation Awards - Winners 2011"

The MediaGuardian Innovation Awards 2011 were announced last night (24 March) in the high tech surroundings of the National Media Museum space at London's Science Museum. [Read More]


Business Wire India
March 22, 2011

"Indiaplaza Launches the Amazon Kindle 3 in Indian Rupees"

The pioneering Indian internet retailer today announced on their website, the availability of the e-book reader from Amazon, the Kindle in Indian Rupees. [Read More]


March 22, 2011

"Display tech to watch this year: E-paper stretches its wings"

No. 3 on our list of display tech to watch this year is e-paper, the technology behind most of today's popular e-book readers. [Read More]


ECN Magazine
March 21, 2011

"The Tinker's Toolbox - Talking with Sriram Peruvemba of E Ink"

In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox we talk to Sriram Peruvemba of E Ink about their technology and how it stands in the marketplace. We discuss related bistable technologies as well as E Ink's endeavors in the LCD space. [Read More]


PR Web
March 3, 2011

"Dorrance Publishing Company to Provide Free E-books in March to celebrate "Read An E-Book Week""

March 6 to 12 is "Read An E-Book Week," a week set aside to promote and publicize all the benefits of e-book reading. To celebrate, Dorrance Publishing, RoseDog Books, and Red Lead Press along with Sony Canada, E-Ink, Smashbooks, Warren Adler, and many others are partnering with to promote reading e-books during this week and the entire month of March. [Read More]


March 1, 2011

"E Ink Holdings to Triple Capital Spending in 2011 to NT$4.5 B."

The year 2011 will be the first for e-reader sales in Japan to rise while sales of the electronic readers in Europe are expected to surge, according to Scott Liu, chairman of E Ink Holdings Inc. (formerly Prime View International Co., Ltd., or PVI), adding that the company will increase capital spending this year to some NT$4.5 billion (US$150 million), compared to NT$1.5 billion (US$50 million) in 2010. [Read More]


Professional Jeweller
February 22, 2011

"TECH SPOT: Electrifying ink"

Seiko is leading the march into the future of digital watches with the creation of the world’s first digital ink timepiece with active matrix. Find out why the taster of this technology shown at BaselWorld 2010 has already been left in the dust. [Read More]


Taipei Times
February 16, 2011

"E Ink Holdings reports record-high earnings"

E Ink Holdings Inc (元太科技), the world’s biggest e-paper display supplier, yesterday reported record-high quarterly net earnings, aided by the global uptake of e-readers, such as Amazon’s Kindle series. [Read More]


New York Times
February 14, 2011

"E-Readers Catch Younger Eyes and Go in Backpacks"

Something extraordinary happened after Eliana Litos received an e-reader for a Hanukkah gift in December. "Some weeks I completely forgot about TV," said Eliana, 11. "I went two weeks with only watching one show, or no shows at all. I was just reading every day."... [Read More]


Good eReader
February 11, 2011

"Bookeen shows off video on new Pearl e-Ink Panel"

The Bookeen research and development team is working on overdrive these days trying to regain some prominence in the e-reader arena. Most of their current gen e-readers are expensive and rather outdated compared to the low price and value of the Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and others. Today in an attempt to stay relevant with the times, they showed off a new e-ink panel that plays high frame rate video! [Read More]


Fast Company
February 9, 2011

"iFive: Nokia's "Burning Platform," SpaceX's Moon Rover, EFF Vs. WikiLeaks Secrecy, E-Ink's Booming, Ebay's Smartpay Plans"

E-ink Holding, the tech company behind the book-like e-paper technology that drives Amazon's Kindle and many others, just posted revenues of $134 million for January 2011. That's up 5% on the previous month, and 147% the year before. Say what you will about the e-reader market suffering at the hands of the tablet, for now the industry is still booming. [Read More]


Electronic Design
February 8, 2011

"EReaders: Kindle Versus Droid"

I finally got my handes on Amazon's latest Kindle e-reader with E Ink's Pearl electronic paper display (EPD). I wanted to see how it compares to my Droid that I have been using as an e-reader since it was released. I use the open source FBReader app. I highly recommend it... [Read More]


The Republican
February 7, 2011

"E Ink of South Hadley is the secret behind the success of the Nook and Kindle E-readers"

Inside a quiet brick-and-glass manufacturing plant in the industrial area of South Hadley Falls, big change is happening – so big that it boggles the imagination. E Ink, as the company is called, makes all the electronic display screens for Kindle... [Read More]


Good eReader
February 4, 2011

"Video Review of the Entourage Pocket Edge"

Welcome to another official Good e-Reader Video Review! In this video we take a take at one of our favorite e-readers in a long time, the Entourage Pocket Edge! The Pocket Edge is the follow up to its larger sibling the Entourage Edge. This is a small dual screen e-reader and tablet. One of the great features is that it blends the technology between touchscreen e-ink and Android Tablet [Read More]


Dallas News
February 3, 2011

"Phosphor watch uses same technology as Kindle"

Amazon’s Kindle e-reader shipped with a little-known screen technology called e-ink. We soon learned e-ink was designed to closely approximate the experience of ink on paper, with high readability and a clean look. It also takes little energy to power an e-ink display, so battery life is much longer than traditional liquid crystal displays. Now, watchmaker Phosphor has introduced a line of e-ink watches. [Read More]



"Sony Reader Daily Edition PRS-950SC (silver) Review"

The good: Responsive touch-screen interface with no glare or contrast issues; high-contrast 7-inch E-Ink Pearl display; both Wi-Fi and 3G wireless connectivity... [Read More]


January 25, 2011

"Phosphor Introduces World Time Watch"

Phosphor has just introduced its new super sleek World Time Watch, a luxury chronometer featuring E Ink's electronic paper display technology. The new watch is one of the only timepieces in the world to utilize similar electronic ink technology found in Amazon's Kindle. It is also one of the only curved digital watches available... [Read More]


The Sydney Morning Herald
January 24, 2011

"Hands on: Kobo wifi eBook reader"

Purchasing eBooks wirelessly is the new trick added to Borders' updated Kobo eBook reader... [Read More]


Printed Electronics World
January 24, 2011

"World's first colour e-reader?"

Chinese manufacturer Hanvon unveiled the World's first color e-ink e-reader at CES 2011 earlier this month. The device uses e-ink technology and has the capability of displaying up to 4096 colours but this is only achieved by overlaying a colour filter over the black and white screen to produce the colours... [Read More]


Tom's Guide
January 21, 2011

"Horodron Concept Watch with E-Ink Displays"

Finally, e-Ink used to make a watch's readout more... E-readable. E-Ink's main draw is that it's as easy on the eyes as written text. Strangely enough, when watchmakers try to exploit e-Ink, it's usually for its flexibility. Jonathan Frey's Horodron HD-01 concept is different: it taps into e-Ink's readability to provide a highly informative, yet readable display... [Read More]


January 18, 2011

"Lawrence Schwartz, marketing director for E Ink Corp."

Today on the DIMAcast, Lawrence Schwartz, marketing director for E Ink Corp., in Cambridge, Mass., explains his company's next generation display technology, E Ink Triton, which mimics the printed paper experience... [Listen]


The Seattle Times
January 16, 2011

"E Ink confident its technology can compete"

One thing stood out over the crowds, flashing TVs and blaring speakers of this year's International Consumer Electronics Show. That would be the wild optimism on display... [Read More]


January 14, 2011

"This Is the E-Ink Watch of the Future"

It might look like a far-fetched timepiece from a sci-fi flick, but this design concept by Jonathan Frey uses E-Ink technology that's becoming commonplace today. Not only is E-Ink breaking sales records inside Amazon Kindles and other e-readers — it's making its debut in watches as well... [Read More]


Electronic Design
January 13, 2011

"Rugged Displays Support Versatile Design Choices"

Rugged displays and touchscreens provide interaction with users in environments ranging from tanks and fighter jets to kiosks and industrial control systems. No one system fits all needs, and designers have a wide range of choices that includes wireless solutions... [Read More]


Electronic Design
January 13, 2011

"Color Comes to E-Books"

We had a chance to talk to E Ink as part of our CES 2011 coverage. E Ink introduced the world to e-readers with its ePaper technology... [Read More]


Engineering TV
January 11, 2011

"Color Active Matrix E Ink Triton Imaging Film"

At CES 2011 Sriram Peruvemba from E Ink showed off their Monochrome Active Matrix displays in various applications...
January 10, 2011

"Infibeam Pi2 Features Touchscreen, Wi-Fi Support"

In July 2010, Indian company Infibeam launched the country's own ebook reader - Pi for the budget-minded Indian audience. And now, Infibeam has announced the second version of the Indian eBook reader called Pi2 (read as Pi Square)... [Read More]


PC Magazine
January 8, 2011

"Hands On with the World's First Color E-Ink eReader"

Color LCD eReaders may be on the rise, but that's not stopping companies from trying to introduce back-light-free color alternatives. As expected, Chinese manufacturer Hanvon has unveiled the World's first color E-ink e-reader at CES 2011... [Read More]