E Ink Holdings (EIH) and Sony Semiconductor Solutions have set up a joint venture to develop e-paper notebook products. The Taipei Times reported an interview with Frank Ko of EIH in which he said that e-readers and e-notebooks would provide more than 70% of the firm’s revenue this year, with electronic shelf labels growing well and providing 15% to 20% of revenues.
The new JV is called Linfiny and it has a capital of $13.9 milllion, with Sony and EIH will have 70%, with investment companies holding the rest. The company will develop products for professional applications including legal and medical areas.
Okay Smart Education recently released the E-learning Tablet S4.0 which has an E Ink display and Wacom pen technology.