E Ink debuts a brand new digital drawing know-how

E Ink — a reputation synonymous with e-reader screens — simply debuted a brand new writing show know-how referred to as JustWrite. The tech provi...


E Ink — a reputation synonymous with e-reader screens — simply debuted a brand new writing show know-how referred to as JustWrite. The tech provides the corporate’s acquainted monochrome aesthetic — albeit in unfavorable this time, with white on black.

The important thing right here, as with most of E Ink’s know-how, is minimal energy consumption and low value, the latter of which it was capable of accomplish by dumping the TFT (thin-film-transistor LCD). As an alternative, it’s a skinny roll that may very well be used to paper surfaces like convention rooms and faculties, with a purpose to let individuals write on the partitions utilizing a stylus with virtually no latency, as evidenced within the beneath GIF. 

“The JustWrite movie options considered one of E Ink’s proprietary digital inks and provides related advantages as E Ink’s different product traces: a paper-like expertise with an excellent distinction and reflective show with out a backlight,” the corporate writes. “The JustWrite movie is an all plastic show, making it extraordinarily sturdy and light-weight, with the power to be affixed and eliminated simply, enabling writing surfaces in a wide range of areas.”

The know-how might go face to face with the likes of Sony and reMarkable on drawing tablets, however E Ink seems to be extra excited about embedding it in non-traditional surfaces. No phrase but on how or when it is going to come to market, although the corporate is exhibiting it off in individual for the primary time this week at an occasion in Tokyo.

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