Posts tagged color e-ink
Thanks to Michigan researchers, e-readers and tablets are about to become much more colorful
February 10, 2013 | 4:22 pm
According to a February 6 article that appeared on CIO.com, a website for "chief information officers and other IT leaders," researchers at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor "have found a way to make colors more vivid on an e-reader screen, which could lead to the creation of advanced displays and spawn the development of color e-books." The scientific explanation behind the discovery is certainly complicated, but it has to do with something called structural color, "which is the foundation that makes things like a peacock's tail feathers appear iridescent," according to a separate article about the Michigan research team that...
E-Ink dispels color Kindle rumor; color display expected by 4Q
February 23, 2012 | 8:20 am
From E-Ink-Info: E Ink Holdings posted their financial results for 2011 - with $220 million in net profit, up 59% compared to 2010. Gross margin in 4Q dropped compared to last quarter as the company saw a rise in FFS panel shipments (mostly to the Kindle fire probably) - which carry a lower margin compared to EPD products. EIH's Chairman, Scott Lu said that the company isn't ramping up its Triton color E Ink product (this is probably in response to the color Kindle rumor). The company is working on a next-gen color E Ink display and it is expected by 4Q...
Amazon ordering color e-ink screens?
February 20, 2012 | 9:18 am
From E-Reader-Info: There are reports that Amazon started to order 6" color (Triton) touch E Ink panels from E Ink. E Ink will ship over 3 million displays a month to Amazon - starting next week - which probably means Amazon will soon announce the new e-reader. E Ink is already shipping 9.7" Triton displays to Ectaco, used in their Jetbook color e-reader, which is already shipping in eastern Europe. They are also shipping the same displays to Hanvon for their Chinese market reader. More in the article....