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53 Practical E-Ink Products

These Examples of E-Ink Technology Go Beyond E-Book Screens

— March 4, 2015 — Tech
While consumers are constantly bombarded with "must-have" advancements in technology, e-ink technology proves that less can actually offer more. Initially prized for use in e-book readers for the low power paper-like displays that are readable even in sunlight, e-ink technology is being integrated into the design of watches, cash cards, alarm clocks, phones and jewelry.

Although these e-ink products may not be able to do as much as flashy tech gadgets with colored screens, they are able to do a few tasks well and solve problems with simplicity. For instance, by swapping paper retail tags for e-ink displays, Sainsbury's is able to devote less time and resources for manually updating prices in its grocery store aisles. Similarly, Oaxis' inkCase i6 is programmed to display notifications, helping to conserve battery life on a phone.
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Shape-Shifting Smartphones
Shape-Shifting Smartphones
The PaperFold Smartphone Has a Versatile Shape-Shifting Display
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File-Flaunting USBs
File-Flaunting USBs
The MEMOME! Post-It Drive Displays Content on a Sticky Note Surface
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Waterproof e-Readers
Waterproof e-Readers
The Kobo Auru H20 e-Reader is Both Waterproof and Dustproof
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Hi-Tech Watch Bands
Hi-Tech Watch Bands
Housed Inside Unassuming Modular Smartwatch Links are Supercharged Components
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Color-Changing Fabric Ink
Color-Changing Fabric Ink
This Wind-Reactive Ink Was Developed by Lauren Bowker.
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Longlasting Smartphone eReaders
Longlasting Smartphone eReaders
Introducing the E-Reader and Phone Fusion, 'ONYX Midia InkPhone'
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Superior Speed Skater Helmets
Superior Speed Skater Helmets
Aiguille Headgear Offers Aerodynamics, Protection and Comfort
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Tricolor E-ink Displays
Tricolor E-ink Displays
The 'Spectra' Display Adds a Third Color to Electronic Paper
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Durable E-Ink Smartphones
Durable E-Ink Smartphones
The E Ink Android Phone Comes with a Battery Life of Up to a Week
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Hybrid Electronic Books
Hybrid Electronic Books
Elektrobiblioteka by Waldek Wegrzyn Combines E-Books with Bound Ones
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Colorful E-Ink Displays
Colorful E-Ink Displays
This Newly Simplified E-Ink Display Delivers Full Color Resolution
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E-Ink Smartphone Protectors
E-Ink Smartphone Protectors
The popSLATE Second Screen Smart Case is Decorative and Practical
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Customized Electronic Coffee Cups
Customized Electronic Coffee Cups
This E-Ink Coffee Cup Personalizes Your Coffee Drinking
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Infographic Home Thermostats
Infographic Home Thermostats
Serenity by Artefact Encourages Emotional Connections With Homes
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Eco E-Reader Cases
Eco E-Reader Cases
The SolarKindle Lighted Cover Harnesses Your Natural Reading Light for Power
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Lightweight Sun-Charging Speakers
Lightweight Sun-Charging Speakers
Eton Produces the Rukus Portable Solar-Powered Bluetooth Boombox
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Destruction-Proof Tablets
Destruction-Proof Tablets
The ‘Earl’ Tablet Was Built to Survive While Helping You Sta
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Wrist-Wrapping Smartphones
Wrist-Wrapping Smartphones
The Paperphone is Being Touted as the Phone of the Future
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Qwerty E-Readers
Qwerty E-Readers
The iriver Story HD Joins the Revolution of Digital Books
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Futuristic Ink Tech Tools
Futuristic Ink Tech Tools
The E-Ink Keyboard by Mezentsev and Suhih is Custom Made
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Social-Powered Casts
Social-Powered Casts
The 'Comfort Cast' Lets Friends Sign Your Arm with Social Media
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Practical E-Ink Smartphones
Practical E-Ink Smartphones
FormNation's E-Ink Phone Goes Back to Black and White and Basics
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Debt-Saving Plastic
Debt-Saving Plastic
The Live Checking Card Places Crucial Banking Info at Our Fingertips
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Sporty E-Ink Timepieces
Sporty E-Ink Timepieces
The Phosphor World Time Watch Goes Completely Buttonless
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Customizable Smart Bracelets
Customizable Smart Bracelets
The LookSee E-Ink Wearable Lets Your Jewelry Match Your Mood Always
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Electronic Coaches
Electronic Coaches
E-Ink Playboard is the Perfect Paperless Sports Guide
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E-Ink Retail Tags
E-Ink Retail Tags
Sainsbury's Uses Digital Displays to Automatically Update Prices
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Electronic Ink Timepieces
Electronic Ink Timepieces
Twelve24 Introduced its E-ink Clock at CES 2014
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Groundbreaking Magazine Covers
Groundbreaking Magazine Covers
Esquire 75th Anniversary Uses E-Ink
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Ambiguous Timepieces
Ambiguous Timepieces
The 'Spinning Time' Watch Shows You the Time, More or Less
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Pain-Free Diabetic Devices
Pain-Free Diabetic Devices
The Krystalin Insulin-Delivery System is Non-Invasive for the Skin
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Adaptable E-Ink Bracelets
Adaptable E-Ink Bracelets
Tago Arc Lets You Do You Own Jewelry Design within One Techie Accessory
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Bulging Braille Mobiles
Bulging Braille Mobiles
The Floating Phone Has Been Designed for Both the Blind and Sighted
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Dual Screen Phones
Dual Screen Phones
YotaPhone Dual Screen Smartphones Will Have a Second Reversible Screen
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Eco-Friendly Digital Books
Eco-Friendly Digital Books
Snippy the Solar-Powered E-Book Reader Is A Truly Novel Concept
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Innovative Multitasking Keyboards
Innovative Multitasking Keyboards
The E-Inkey Has Transforming Keys to Accommodate Different Tasks
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Body Vital-Monitoring Mobiles
Body Vital-Monitoring Mobiles
The Health Assistant Device Doubles as a Cellphone
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Book-Simulating eReaders
Book-Simulating eReaders
The 'TwistBook' Dual eReader Completely Simulates a Paper Book
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Lightweight Electronic Ink Timepieces
Lightweight Electronic Ink Timepieces
The Minimal Silicone E-Ink Wristwatch is Nearly Weightless
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Wallet-Consolidating Cards
Wallet-Consolidating Cards
The Plastc Card Can Replace Up to 20 Different Cards
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E-Ink Phone Cases
E-Ink Phone Cases
The inkCase Displays Notifications and Noteworthy Info On Your Mobile's Back
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Luxurious Compact Flash Drives
Luxurious Compact Flash Drives
Victorinox Secure SSD is the Smallest 250GB USB
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Meal-Monitoring Stoves
Meal-Monitoring Stoves
The Orb LPG Gas Knob Becomes a Handy Suppertime Supervisor
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Pliable Film Smartphones
Pliable Film Smartphones
The PaperPhone Promotes a Different Twist on Tactile Tech Interaction
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Beveled Retro Wristwatches
Beveled Retro Wristwatches
The Casio E Series Concept Watch Has Throwback Rectangularity with Edge
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Instructional Cutting Boards
Instructional Cutting Boards
The Make: Family Cooking System Gives a Step-by-Step Guide on Recipes
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ePaper Bracelets
ePaper Bracelets
The OXY Watch by Adrian Castro Fuses Tech & Fashion
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Internet-Connected Displays
Internet-Connected Displays
The Displio E-Ink Display Offers Users the Ability to Create Widgets
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Ingenious E-Ink Clocks
Ingenious E-Ink Clocks
The Twelve24 ClockONE Clock Has a Unique E-Ink Time Display
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Pretty Wi-Fi Timepieces
Pretty Wi-Fi Timepieces
Seiko's E-ink Bracelet Watch is Stylized for the Future
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Cute Captioned Chronographs
Cute Captioned Chronographs
Zach Weiss Orbo Watches Tell More Than the Time
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E-Ink Watches
E-Ink Watches
Seiko Spectrum Watch Puts a Hefty Price Tag on Technology
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Power-Saving Transparent Phones
Power-Saving Transparent Phones
The 'Second Life Mobile Phone' Dulls as it Drains
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