Amazon patented its new display technology “Electrowetting”.
Electrowetting displays can be operated in all three modes transmissive, transflective and reflective. They provide long battery life and are amenable to being used outdoors and in natural light. Amazon acquired Liquavista, a company that developed this technology.
Publication number: US9213180
Patent Title: Electrowetting display device
Publication type: Grant
Application number: US 14/299,878
Publication date: 15 Dec 2015
Filing date: 09 Jun 2014
Inventors: Byungseok Choi; Seung-Jin Baek; Taimei Kodaira; JiEun Lee; Hyeon Gu Cho;
Original Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.