E Ink — a reputation synonymous with e-reader screens — simply debuted a brand new writing show expertise known as JustWrite. The tech provides the corporate’s acquainted monochrome aesthetic — albeit in adverse this time, with white on black.
The important thing right here, as with most of E Ink’s expertise, 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 might be used to paper surfaces like convention rooms and faculties, to be able to let folks write on the partitions utilizing a stylus with virtually no latency, as evidenced within the under GIF.
“The JustWrite movie options certainly one of E Ink’s proprietary digital inks and provides related advantages as E Ink’s different product traces: a paper-like expertise with 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 flexibility to be affixed and eliminated simply, enabling writing surfaces in quite a lot of areas.”
The expertise may go face to face with the likes of Sony and reMarkable on drawing tablets, however E Ink seems to be extra taken with embedding it in non-traditional surfaces. No phrase but on how or when it should come to market, although the corporate is exhibiting it off in particular person for the primary time this week at an occasion in Tokyo.