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Product Type: Displays/HMI

PBUS-26-DATAMODUL-ePaperPortfolio-400.jpgApril 19, 2021

DATA MODUL, a global provider of display, touch, embedded, monitor and panel PC solutions, recently announced its cooperation with E Ink, a global manufacturer of ePaper products and technologies. DATA MODUL is thus expanding its own display portfolio with the tried-and-tested E Ink products and is adding both segment and active matrix displays to its range for individual customer solutions.

"Our ability to offer touch solutions and custom made front lights expands the possibilities for many looking to implement ePaper displays in their products," states Thomas Klingl, President of DATA MODUL Inc.

Available in sizes from 1.10" to 42.0", the displays not only come in a variety of color choices, but are also diverse in their ranges of use. The E Ink displays are available in black/white, black/white/red, black/white/yellow as well as colored diaplays in yellow/orange or as a "full color" ePaper display. Additionally, they feature a high contrast and an extreme viewing angle thanks to the patented E Ink technology. Their reflective display makes them easy to read both in low ambient light and in bright sunlight.

"We are delighted to have another strong partner at our side in E Ink, which is a meaningful addition to our portfolio for modern display solutions," explains Dr. Xue Li, Product Manager Display Solutions at DATA MODUL. "High-performance and high-quality ePaper displays are becoming more and more in demand, especially due to new application areas such as in the medical environment as well as in Smart Life."

Another feature of the ePaper displays is their power-efficiency. Not only are they bistable and only require power when switching between images, but the displayed content then remains visible, even without power. The low power consumption aspect of ePaper technology makes it ideal for battery, low-electric, and/or solar powered applications.

"Engineers and product designers appreciate ePaper technology because it allows them to use high-contrast displays wherever power and space are limited," Li added.

ePaper displays benefit applications not suitable for conventional LCDs, as they are easy to read from all directions and angles due to their reflective display technology with sufficient ambient light. Other products that can be easily implemented with E Ink displays include wearables, different kinds of electronics tags, eReaders, eNotes, large-scale digital signage and smart living solutions.

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