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October 26, 2016 -- Gigazone International Co., Ltd., Gigabyte Technology Group, and E Ink® Holdings, “E Ink” (8069.TWO), the leading innovator of electronic ink technology in the world, today announced a collaboration to launch the world’s first “Cordless and Wireless” digital photo frame — Pixer.

Pixer is the world’s first “Cordless and Wireless” digital photo frame by using the latest E Ink Carta™ display, providing the industry’s highest contrast ratio, 300 DPI high-definition and 16 bits grayscale. Also, the design concept of Pixer, it perfectly fits the technical features of ePaper, such as “original photo-like” visual quality, reflective instead of backlit, non-glare and sunlight visibility display. The “bi-stable” is one of the properties of ePaper which makes Pixer permanently show the photo even when the power is off. Needless to say, “ultra-low-power consumption” and “long standby hours” are the two most essential features for the “Cordless Design” of Pixer which enable users to place or hang Pixer anywhere without an annoying power cord.

Dr. FY Gan, General Manager of ESI Business Unit of E Ink Holdings, said, “We are glad to have the opportunity for co-developing Pixer with Gigazone. E Ink is willing to commit to the different types of applications of ePaper. The adoption of ePaper technology into the design of Pixer has made the general public enjoy the feature of ultra-low-power consumption and visual quality with comfort.”

Pixer also provides an APP with the most interactive and intuitive user interface that allows you and your invited friends to connect your Pixer and share photos wirelessly via various social media at any place in the world.

“We do IT for you” is a vital concept of G+ in the era of Internet of Things. We believe the technology should become more “service-orientated” to feed the different needs of various types of consumers. Thanks to E Ink for contributing to the birth of Pixer. Using ePaper technology has made Pixer real from the design concept of “Made to be seen”: it profoundly delivers a message to people that they can be as much as enjoying the convenience and benefits brought by the technology and not necessarily to compromise when human essence is already in the place. Most of all, Pixer is taking care of the concerns of personal privacy and environment care (cartridge and paper). Pixer is the product that all the photo lovers will expect and feel excited.” said by Leader Yeh, GM, Gigazone.

About E Ink Holdings
Founded in 1992 by Taiwan’s leading papermaking and printing group YFY (1907.TW), E Ink Holdings Inc. (8069.TW) has transformed and defined the eReader market with its ePaper technology, enabling a new multi-billion market in less than 10 years. Its corporate philosophy aims to deliver revolutionary products, user experiences, and environmental benefits through advanced technology development. This vision has led to its continuous investments in the field of ePaper displays as well as expanding the use of its technologies into a number of other markets and applications. Its EPD products make it the worldwide leader for ePaper. Its FFS technologies are a standard for high end consumer electronic products. Listed in Taiwan’s GreTai Securities Market and the Luxembourg market, E Ink Holdings is now the world’s largest supplier of displays to the eReader market. For corporate information, please visit; for EPD information, please visit /

Jon Diaz
Racepoint Global

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