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Epson and Plastic Logic announce cooperation at electronica 2012
Epson Europe Electronics GmbH will present a controller/driver developed for Plastic Logic’s innovative flexible plastic displays at electronica 2012 in Munich.
The Epson controller/driver S1D13541 for electrophoretic displays (EPD) combines all of the fundamental components for controlling an EPD on one single module. The S1D13541 contains an EPD controller with four display pipelines, which can be used in parallel to represent up to 16 levels of grey. Furthermore, it contains 480 TFT source driver outputs as well as a built-in memory and supports display resolutions up to 480 x 854 pixels. The module also integrates a waveform memory, a DC/DC booster circuit (optional usage) for the generation of all required display voltages, as well as a temperature sensor.
In combination with an external TFT gate driver, the S1D13541 forms an ideal system, allowing this new display technology from Plastic Logic to be used in a broad range of applications, including healthcare and automotive applications, as well as in mobile devices and smart cards.
Plastic Logic has developed a flexible plastic display technology using organic thin film transistors (OTFT) http://www.plasticlogic.com/
Dr. Peter Fischer, CTO at Plastic Logic explained: “Plastic Logic’s versatile display solutions are all based on plastic and offer our customers the ability to improve their applications, as well as develop completely new products: from a wristband with an integrated flexible display to large area signage. We are delighted to announce the partnership between Epson and Plastic Logic, which has led to the development of a solution focused on our flexible plastic display sizes in the range of one to five inches and based on Epson‘s EPD controller S1D13541. This will offer great advantages for various applications, including mobile devices and will allow the freedom for new product design approaches.“
“In recent years Epson has concentrated its development in particular on the development of unique EPD controllers for eBook customers. Our next objective is to expand our product range to also include industrial and other promising new applications,”
Epson Europe Electronics GmbH will showcase the first display samples based on its cooperation with Plastic Logic at electronica 2012 in Munich (13-16 November) in hall A4, stand 224.
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