E Ink Holdings

Flexible screens herald a world of bendy books?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
October 10, 2013 // 3 Comments

New form factors and display formats for ereaders, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices could be in the offing with the advent of new technologies for curved and flexible screens – some of them just about to debut on the market. Samsung, for example, has just announced its Samsung [ on]

E Ink releases Carta: Reboost for e-paper?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 7, 2013 // 2 Comments

E Ink, the technological progenitor of the Kindle revolution, has released a new generation of e-paper called Carta, “the next generation of electronic ink display technology that sets a new standard as the whitest and highest contrast ratio display in the industry,” as the E Ink [ on]

E Ink Financials Spell Trouble for Dedicated E-Readers?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 17, 2013 // 2 Comments

The latest quarterly financial results for E Ink Holdings Inc., the leader in epaper displays, point to an alarming decline in demand for e-readers, as the company registered its worst quarterly sales performance in four years, according to the Taipei Times, with a net loss of US$33.63 million. E [ on]

What is the future of E Ink?

By Dan Eldridge
November 1, 2012 // 2 Comments

If you happen to have already read our last post, in which we referenced a Reuters article about the unfortunate decline in popularity of the e-reader, you might also be interested in checking out a few recent news items about the financial misfortunes of the Taiwan-based E Ink Holdings [ on]

E Ink Holdings estimates to ship 25-30 million screens this year

By Chris Meadows
July 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

E-ink e-book readers are really taking off. E Ink Holdings, the manufacturer of the screens used by most e-ink readers today, has just adjusted its production estimates upward. The company now estimates that by the end of 2011, it will have shipped 25 to 30 million screens this year. Can you [ on]

E Ink, Hanvon unveil first color e-ink e-reader

By Chris Meadows
November 10, 2010 // 0 Comments

E Ink and Hanvon have announced the first color e-ink e-book reader, scheduled for release in China in March. The new color paper will be capable of displaying thousands of colors and 16 levels of greyscale. As with old-fashioned black-and-white e-ink, it will only use power to change the display, [ on]

Profile of E Ink (PVI) by Dan Bloom in the Taiwan Review

By Paul Biba
June 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Contributor Dan Bloom has published a long article about E Ink in the Taiwan Review. He discusses the company’s past, present and future. Here’s a snippet about some of the stuff they are working on: PVI is also working to deploy E Ink to render text on devices other than e-readers, [ on]

Quick Note: PVI changes name to E Ink Holdings

By Paul Biba
June 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

Yuan Tai Technologies Inc. (8069:TW) announced today that it has changed the international version of its name from Prime View International (PVI) to E Ink Holdings Incorporated (E Ink). This change was approved at the Annual General Meeting held today. The full press release is here. Thanks to Dan [ on]

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