Rakuten Kobo released two new e-readers

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Rakuten Kobo has two new eBooks, the 8″ Kobo Sage and the 7″ Libra 2. The Kobo Sage has an EInk Carta 1200 display with resolution of 1440 x 1920 with …

Tags:E Ink| eReaders

Amazon Upgrades Paperwhite Kindle

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Amazon has updated the 2018 Kindle Paperwhite eReader to Version 5. It has a larger 6.8″ display (1430 x 1080 – 300ppi) with narrower bezels, and has more LEDs (up to …

Tags:Amazon| E Ink| eReaders

Hands on Review of the Reinkstone R1 Color E-paper E-note

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Hat-tip to DSCC for pointing me to a couple of articles on GoodEreader that cover the Reinkstone R1 colour eReader, a Kickstarter project, that uses a new reflective colour epaper technology …

Tags:Crowdfunding (Kickstarter etc)| E Ink| EPD (Electrophoretic)| eReaders

E Ink Launches the World’s First On-Cell Touch ePaper Module

by Bob Raikes

What They Say E Ink announced that it has its first ePaper module with on-cell touch. The technology is available on its Kaleido colour EPD display or the monochrome Carta devices. The development of …

Tags:EPD (Electrophoretic)| eReaders| Touch

Kobo Elipsa Supports a Stylus

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A hat tip to Jon Peddie for pointing me to a new eReader from Kobo. The Ellipsa uses a 10.3″ E Ink Cart 1200 display with 1404 x 1872 resolution (227ppi) …

Tags:eReaders| Touch Market

Sony to update its DPT-CP1 10.3″ color eNotebook

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Gizmo China has reported that Sony is looking to update its DPT-CP1 ‘Digital Paper’ product (New Size of Sony “Digital Paper” Released). The new version has a colour display using E …

Tags:E Ink| eReaders| sony

Xiaomi Mi Reader Pro

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Xiaomi has a new eReader that has a 7.8″ 1878 x 1404 (300 ppi) E Ink-based display with a quad core chipset, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It is …

Tags:E Ink| eReaders| Xiaomi

Where’s E Ink?

by Ken Werner

E Ink dominates the market for ePaper, the class of reflective, very low power display films and panels. The company came to prominence with its monochrome electrophoretic technology, which offered — and still offers …

Tags:E Ink| Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs)| eReaders| Reflective Display

CES 2019 Round Up

by Bob Raikes

My main purpose in visiting CES this year was to catch up with trends in monitors, panels and interfaces that were important to the clients for our DisplayCast Market Research product and we managed …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Automotive| CES 2019| Codecs| eReaders| Flexible Displays| LED| Smartphones

What Bob Saw on the Net 08/07/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) The …

Tags:BOE| CPUs| eReaders| Financial Data| Flexible Displays| LG Electronics (LGE)| MMD (AOC Philips)| QSRs & Menu Boards| Samsung| Video over IP (VIP)

MDM Product Roundup Vol 25 #40

by Bob Raikes

Amazon is updating the Kindle Paperwhite that continues to sell at $130 in the US and will ship from November. The unit is waterproof to IPX8 (2m of water for an hour). There is …

Tags:Amazon| eReaders| Industrial Monitors| LED Projectors| Mobile Display Monitor| Voice Input| Vol 25 - Issue 40