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Samsung ElectroWetting tech destroys e-ink in 2013

Samsung ElectroWetting tech destroys e-ink in 2013

It's been announced this week by Samsung LCD Netherlands R & D Center (SNRC)'s Johan Feenstra that the company will begin mass production of their own next generation e-reader displays starting in 2013. Through the company that Samsung purchased specifically to make their own company bring such technology to the market, we've already had a glimpse of what was once just known as Liquavista's ElectroWetting display. This new-world e-reader-bound technology is able to not only display text and black and white images with great success and next to no power consumed, it's able to play videos and flip through pages of content without the relatively massive refresh time an e-ink display still does today.

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Samsung’s Liquavista buy-out official: color video e-paper and more in pipeline

Samsung’s Liquavista buy-out official: color video e-paper and more in pipeline

Liquavista has confirmed that it has been acquired by Samsung, as was reported earlier this week, with the electrowetting display specialists now a fully-owned affiliate. According to Samsung's press release, it will use the electrowetting tech to produce devices - presumably including ereaders and tablets - that can support color video playback with e-paper displays. Meanwhile, future applications include transparent, transmissive and transflective displays.

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Liquavista Shows Off Unbreakable Flexible Displays [Video]

Liquavista Shows Off Unbreakable Flexible Displays [Video]

Liquavista has been working on their electrowetting technology for awhile now, doing what they can to improve the technology and implement it in new ideas. Their latest use of the tech is the company's brand new flexible displays, which the company is very proud of. They've put a small announcement regarding the flexible displays on the front page of their webpage, as well as a video that you can find after the cut.

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LiquavistaVivid epaper/color displays take on Pixel Qi

LiquavistaVivid epaper/color displays take on Pixel Qi

Look out, Pixel Qi, Liquavista are looking to take on your 3qi indoor/outdoor viewable displays with some slick multi-mode panels of their own.  The company has been demonstrating their new LiquavistaVivid technology, a dual-mode display which can automatically flip between a paper-like monochrome setting - ideal for ebook reading indoors and out - and an LCD-like full color video-capable setting.

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Liquavista displays one step closer to market with dev kit [Video]

Liquavista displays one step closer to market with dev kit [Video]

It make look like a bunch of PC parts bolted to a strip of plexiglass, but you're actually looking at one of Liquavista's System Development Kits.  Intended to get potential Liquavista customers up to speed on the company's electrowetting display technology, the kit will be available with either a 6-inch LiquavistaBright monochrome panel or a 6-inch LiquavistaColor color display, ahead of broad commercial availability this year or in 2011.

Video demo after the cut

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