Towards Video Display on Electronic Papers

Wen Chung Kao, Chien Hui Liu, Shu Cheng Liou, Jui Che Tsai, Guan Hao Hou

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Abstract

The electronic paper has been successfully applied on electronic readers (E-Readers). Among all electronic paper technologies, the electrophoretic display (EPD) would be the most popular one due to its promising visual quality for showing text only contents or gray-tone images. However, playing videos/animations on the EPD is still a big challenge, thus none of the commercial E-Readers can support such a fancy feature. This drawback limits the application scenarios of the E-Readers. In this paper, we propose an integrated driving system for playing videos on the EPD. The system contains a new real-time signal processing hardware engine for video halftoning. In addition, the entire system is driven with a new driving waveform aiming at the reduction of residue images and visual flickers.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7234830
Pages (from-to)129-135
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Display Technology
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Feb

Keywords

  • Bistable display driver
  • driving waveform
  • electronic paper
  • electrophoretic display (EPD)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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