ePaper Media Report -- 5.25.22

By EPIA  | Updated: 2022-05-26 09:06:14



The Best New eReaders to Buy for Spring 2022

Good eReader

By Michael Kozlowski

May 25, 2022

The one good thing about the e-Reader industry, is that it keeps growing. Last year, more new e-readers were produced, than any other year. From what I have seen in 2022, this year will beat last year. There is at least 25 new e-readers and e-notes that have been announced in the first five months of the year and this is good news for bookworms. If you are new to reading on an e-paper screen, this is really the best time to buy something. However, if you are using an older device for your day to day needs, there are plenty of great options to choose from. How do you know what is good and worth your time to buy? Good e-Reader is proud to give you our top picks of the best e-readers for Spring 2022. Xiaomi has been making a concentrated effort to branch out from exclusively targeting the Chinese market to expanding their E INK devices internationally.


InkPalm Plus is a 5.84 Inch eReader With a Rockchip RK3566 Processor


By Brad Linder

May 24, 2022

The Xiaomi Moaan InkPalm Plus is an eBook reader that looks more like a smartphone thanks to its 5.84 inch display with a 2:1 aspect ratio and pocket-sized body. But with a frontlit E Ink display, this device is meant first and foremost for reading. It the second member of the InkPalm family and it’s an upgrade in almost every way over the original InkPalm 5 that launched last year. The new InkPalm Plus is up for pre-order in China for about $165.

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iFLYTEK Air eNote With 7.8-Inch E Ink Display Launched

Good eReader

By Sovan Mandal

May 23, 2022

The iFLYTEK smart office notebook Air featuring a 7.8-inch E Ink screen has been launched in China, ITHome reported. The display which has a resolution of 300 PPI supports a 24-level dual color temperature setting.  It comes with a fingerprint scanner as well while incorporating a row of speaker openings at the top of the display engraved within the metal frame. The device otherwise is made of an aerospace-grade magnesium-aluminum alloy that imparts superior strength and rigidity.




EIH Works With Hiamx to Develop ePaper Driver IC Solution

DigiTimes Asia

By Rebecca Kuo

May 25, 2022

Electronic paper (e-paper) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) has cooperated with display image processing IC design house Hiamx Technologies to develop an e-paper-use driver IC solution that features dynamic and interlaced scan technology to reduce latency... This article is premium content so is behind a paywall.


E Ink Display - How iPhone Could Use the Tech


By Tom Rolfe

May 23, 2022

In a world where smartphone manufacturers are locked in a constant battle to produce the brightest, sharpest, most impressive displays, the comparatively low-tech concept of E Ink “Electronic Paper Displays” is a refreshing one. Most people have seen E Ink before, on an Amazon Kindle e-reader or supermarket price tags. These displays are great for content that doesn’t move much, and last an absurdly long time because they only require tiny bursts of electricity when the visuals change – like when turning a page.




Bahrain’s Bus Stops Go Digital With ePaper Passenger Information Displays

Intelligent Transport

May 25, 2022

As part of a national strategy to modernise public transport, the new electric paper displays will create a better travel experience for commuters across Bahrain’s capital, by providing them with live accurate bus information. Bus users in Bahrain can now benefit from accurate arrival and departure times and an improved travel experience, following the deployment of the country’s first ever electronic passenger information service at bus stops across the capital. This project is on behalf of the Government of Bahrain, specifically the Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunication, who is responsible for implementing the infrastructure operated by the Bahrain Public Transportation Company.




Patagonia’s Newest Mission: Replacing Single-Use Packaging with Technology

Retail TouchPoints

By Nicole Silberstein

May 24, 2022

Perhaps no brand has more sustainability street cred than Patagonia. That reputation is well-earned — from the company’s self-imposed “Earth Tax” and the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (which it founded alongside Walmart) all the way down to the plastic swift tacks used to attach its hang tags, Patagonia is known for practicing what it preaches. And yet the company keeps pushing to find ways to do more, and one of the many executives participating in these efforts is Jennifer Patrick, Director of Global Packaging and Branding.


What’s Fueling Digital Signage’s Rebound From COVID and Future Growth?

Digital Signage Today

By Kevin Damask

May 24, 2022

Two years after the U.S. economy suffered a body blow due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital signage industry has fared better than others, and according to new data, exciting days are on the horizon. Based on a study published in early April from Future Market Insights, the industry will see a 6.4% rise in CAGR from 2022 to 2031, especially if the retail sector continues to rebound from the pandemic. In the U.S., as more supermarkets find ways to use digital signage, sales of industry products are expected to make up 85% of North American sales.