E INK TO FEATURE THE VALUE OF READING IN EDUCATION DURING ANNUAL FPD INTERNATIONAL
Company to Feature Innovative Applications of Electronic Paper in Exhibit
Hsinchu, Taiwan, October 26, 2011 – E Ink® Holdings, the world's leading supplier of electronic paper (ePaper), announced today that E Ink will participate in FPD International 2011 in Yokohama from 26 to 28 October in Booth No.: 6506. E Ink will be showcasing a variety of ePaper displays for educational settings, as well as other innovative applications.
"E Ink's goal is to be on every smart surface." Sriram Peruvemba, CMO of E Ink, said. "In this year's exhibition, E Ink highlights our innovation, and applies ePaper to the education market and showcases conceptualized interactive teaching environments. In addition, E Ink demonstrates a variety of other products to show the future of ePaper applications."
The education market is the main focus of this year's FPD exhibition. E Ink will showcase four settings to illustrate the innovation and latest developments of ePaper technology and how it can be integrated into a learning environment. Several eTextbook devices, including the Ectaco Jetbook Color, Hanvon e.pbooks C920 and the Plastic Logic 100, will be available for viewing. Both the Ectaco and Hanvon devices feature E Ink Triton™, which won the 2011 SID Display of the Year Gold award, and the 2011 Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for Consumer Electronics Category.
E Ink will also showcase products currently in mass production, such as the latest eReaders, including the Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook Touch, Kobo Touch, Sony Reader Wi-Fi, and Hanvon e.pbooks E920, and many non-eReader applications, such as watches, USB drives and cell phones.
In addition, E Ink will preview a new ePaper sign which incorporates the Company's segmented SURF display. This display will utilize the reflectivity of ePaper in a low and high ambient environment. E Ink will also showcase the 300dpi ePaper display module driven by Epson's latest display controller, which is intended for eDocument applications.
E Ink will have three talks at FPDI. Schedule, speakers, and topics are as follows:
26 October 13:10 -13:50 pm
Speaker: Dr. Michael D. McCreary, Deputy Chief Technology Officer
Title: "Advancements in Microencapsulated Electronic Display Technology"
27 October 11:00-11:20 am
Speaker: Mr. Giovanni Mancini, Director of Product Management
Title: "ePaper - Where No Display Has Gone Before"
28 October 10:10-10:30 am
Speaker: Mr. Sriram Peruvemba, Chief Marketing Officer
Title: "The Better Textbook"
About E Ink Holdings
Founded in 1992 by Taiwan's leading papermaking and printing group YFY (1907.TW), E Ink Holdings Inc. "E Ink" (8069.TW) is the pioneer of TFT and ePaper business in Taiwan. Its corporate philosophy aims to deliver revolutionary products, user experiences, and environmental benefits through advanced technology development. This vision has led to its continuous investments in the field of ePaper display as well as its 2008 acquisition of Hydis Technologies, manufacturer of the world's best wide viewing angle LCDs and its 2009 acquisition of E Ink Corp., the worldwide leader in ePaper. Listed in Taiwan's OTC market and the Luxembourg market, E Ink is now the world's largest supplier of displays to the eBook market.