Product + Breakdown: E Ink

09.01.2016

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We’ve become accustomed to seeing the flash of e-readers on our commutes, at coffee shops, and on flights, but E Ink is moving from the e-page to interiors. Having introduced a collaboration with 3Form at this year’s NeoCon, the incredible panels are capable of changing up interior walls without being an energy-guzzler. Here’s how it all breaks down:

1997

year the E Ink Corporation was founded.

0.0

Watts of power required to maintain an image.

90,000

times you can switch a 6-inch tile to equal the power consumed by a 60 watts light bulb in 1 second.

2016

year E Ink’s three founders, Professor Joe Jacobson, JD Albert, and Barret Comiskey were inducted into the National Inventor’s Hall of Fame for their research.

3-4

color pigments used in Prism film.

7

standard colors available.