– Exeger and E Ink are in an exclusive partnership creating reference designs for eNotes and other electronic ink products to extend their battery life and help reduce their overall carbon footprint
– The first prototype, an eNote, will feature a cover that provides the device with the ability to charge using all forms of light (both indoor and outdoor)
– The light-powered eNote cover will be presented at Touch Taiwan, taking place between April 19-21, 2023
APRIL 13, 2023 – STOCKHOLM & TAIWAN – Swedish deep tech company Exeger (http://www.exeger.com) and global display manufacturer E Ink (http://www.eink.com), today announces their exclusive partnership to develop a range of light-harvesting reference designs for eNotes and other electronic ink products.
The objective for the companies is to set a new standard in the ePaper industry with light-powered displays which prolong battery life and reduce carbon footprint.
E Ink and Exeger’s reference designs will feature Exeger’s patented Powerfoyle™ solar cell technology. Powerfoyle is the world’s only fully customizable solar cell, which converts all forms of light, both natural outdoor light and ambient indoor light, into clean, endless energy.
The first prototype is an eNote cover: a slim, durable accessory with a Powerfoyle solar cell seamlessly integrated, which will significantly extend the eNote’s battery life when exposed to light and bring ultimate convenience for the end-user.
Exeger and E Ink will showcase the reference design at Touch Taiwan on April 19-21, 2023. To see the prototype display in person, visit E Ink’s booth #M901.
Exeger’ s cutting-edge light harvesting solar cell technology is made from environmentally friendly and abundantly available materials. Thanks to Exeger’s unique printing technique, the solar cell can be made in almost any shape or form. Powerfoyle can also be produced with different patterns and textures, allowing brands to incorporate the technology while retaining the design DNA of their products.
There is a bright future for the two technologies combined. E Ink and Exeger share the common goal to make the world a more sustainable place.
“Introducing clean, endless energy directly integrated into products has the potential to completely revolutionize the market and open up opportunities for new applications, expanding the reach of ePaper products.”Dr Georgios Foufas, Chief Commercial Officer at Exeger
“This is a pivotal moment for the ePaper industry,” said Dr Georgios Foufas, Chief Commercial Officer at Exeger. “I am proud to contribute to the evolution of ePaper products with this exclusive partnership and to show the world the first self-powered eNote at Touch Taiwan together with E Ink. They are industry leaders and true innovators that keep pushing the development of the market. Introducing clean, endless energy directly integrated into products has the potential to completely revolutionize the market and open up opportunities for new applications, expanding the reach of ePaper products.”
“E Ink is dedicated to advancing low-carbon, eco-friendly display solutions through its cutting-edge and sustainable ePaper technology. The company is proactively collaborating with ecosystem partners to develop more energy-efficient and environmentally responsible technologies and products,” said JM Hung, Vice President of Product Center of E Ink Holdings. “We are delighted to work with Exeger and integrate light harvesting technology into the eNote cover. By converting the power of outdoor and indoor light through Exeger’s Powerfoyle, the eNote will be powered by renewable energy, which tightly aligns with our goal of zero carbon emissions.”
Exeger is a Swedish company with a unique solar cell technology that converts all forms of light into electrical energy. This material, Powerfoyle, is the world’s only fully customizable solar cell. With its superior design properties, it can be integrated seamlessly into any electronic device.
Powerfoyle enhances every product it is integrated into with extended or even unlimited battery life, putting the power of cutting-edge solar cell technology directly in the hands of people. Exeger is leading the way to energy independence through more sustainable and user-friendly products – with the vision to touch the lives of a billion people by 2030.
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about E Ink Holdings
E Ink Holdings Inc. (8069.TWO), based on technology from MIT’s Media Lab, has transformed and defined the eReader market, enabling a new multi-billion dollar market in less than 10 years. E Ink’s low power products are ideal for IoT applications ranging from retail, home, hospital, transportation and more, enabling customers to put displays in locations previously impossible. The Company’s corporate philosophy aims to deliver revolutionary products, user experiences and environmental benefits through advanced technology development. This vision has led to its continuous investments in the field of ePaper displays as well as expanding the use of its technologies into a number of other markets and applications including smart packaging and fashion. Its Electrophoretic Display products make it the worldwide leader for ePaper. Its Fringe Field Switching (FFS) technologies are a standard for high-end LCD displays and have been licensed to all major liquid crystal display makers in the world. Listed in Taiwan’s Taipei Exchange (TPEx) and the Luxembourg market, E Ink Holdings is now the world’s largest supplier of ePaper displays.
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