Liquavista

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Liquavista BV
Founded 2006; 11 years ago (2006)
Headquarters The Netherlands
Parent Philips (2006-2010)
Samsung Electronics (2010-2013)
Amazon.com (2013-present)
Website liquavista.com

Liquavista is a Dutch-based company founded in 2006 as a spin-off from Philips.[citation needed] Its research and development have included efforts to develop colour e-paper video screens that can work with or without a backlight using electrowetting technology.[citation needed] It is reported to have teamed up with Texas Instruments (TI) to combine Liquavista screens with TI's OMAP processors in a portable media player or e-reader.[citation needed]

Liqavista began the final step in fully commercialising the technology in 2010, as it sent out SDKs to OEMs.[citation needed] It is also reportedly working with Plastic Logic to create thin flexible newspapers.[citation needed] Liquavista was reported to anticipate the first productions runs of its electrowetting display panel to come in 2013.[1][needs update]

In Dec. 2010, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd acquired Liquavista B.V. for an undisclosed amount.[citation needed] On May 13, 2013, Amazon.com confirmed that it had acquired Liquavista from Samsung Electronics.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoffelder, Nate (2012-03-21). "Samsung's ElectroWetting Screen Tech to Hit Mass Production Next Year". The Digital Reader. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Hoffelder, Nate (2013-05-13). "Confirmed: Amazon Bought Liquavista - Color Kindle to Follow?". The Digital Reader. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 

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