Found most often in book readers like the Amazon Kindle, electronic paper or E Ink displays are known for their low power consumption and ease on the eyes. Posy gets up close with some e-paper displays to explain how they work and shares some fascinating super-macro footage of their electrostatically-charged dots.
This small tabletop display lets you keep track of to-do lists, reminders, and other stuff you might normally jot on sticky notes. It uses NFC tech to sync notes from your phone and needs no battery or charging cord to update its high-contrast 4″ e-paper screen. It can also display images and quotes you send to it.
Jody Del Bianco’s award-winning design for a dedicated typing device pays homage to the cylindrical platens of vintage typewriters, while embracing modern technology. As you type on its round keys, words appear on a high-contrast, curved E-Ink display. To scroll backwards, turn the knob like on a classic typewriter.
BMW turned up at CES 2022 with a uniquely eyecatching version of its all-electric iX crossover wrapped in E Ink panels, the same display material used in e-readers. The technology allows the vehicle to change from black to white and shades of grey as it transitions. The video explains how they created it.
This unique electronic gadget encourages distraction-free writing. It has no web browser, email, or notifications to bug you – just a sharp E-ink display that’s easy on the eyes, and a full-size scissor-switch keyboard. It stores up to a million pages, and backs up to the cloud. Save $20 with code FREEWRITE20 in The Awesomer Shop.
Nemeio’s wireless keyboard has an E-Ink screen beneath its 81 keys. Designed to work with Mac, you can change the icons which appear on each key to display shortcuts, special characters, and more. It has front lighting for work in darkened rooms and light or dark mode for its keys. It’s expected to launch later in 2019.