E Ink Holdings is the global leader of the electrophoretic display (EPD) market and is responsible for the amazingly readable black-and-white display on Amazon’s Kindle.
It came about by the 2009 acquisition of E Ink Corp, the worldwide leader in ePaper. It is now listed in Taiwan’s OTC market and the Luxembourg market. E Ink is now the world’s largest supplier of displays to the eBook market.
Scott Liu, E Ink chairman, believes the e-book market will have high growth for the next 10 years.
The first application is mainly for leisure reading and the second is for reading professional materials. This may require larger-size screens and color displays for professional content. It does away with the need for brief cases and schoolbags. This is already happening.
Digitimes Display reports that paperless demand is huge – no one knows quite how huge – and it fits the current popular trend of a low-carbon lifestyle.