Last year E-Ink released an architectural scale, full color version of its reflective display technology called Prism. And it looks like architectural materials supplier 3-Form will be one of the first to market the Prism technology with a product called Viva.
Strangely 3-Form doesn’t have Viva on its own website yet, but there is coverage in Architect. Here is link directly to a video of the Viva in action.
This has been an obvious application of E-Ink from its very origins – the low power, reflective nature of the technology is ideal for architectural surfaces. I’ve often daydreamed about somehow using sheets of E-Ink for architectural wallpaper. Exciting to see it progress to include color changing capabilities. And the ability to mold it to sculptural shapes is intriguing, too.
Here is a video interview from last year covering the launch of E-Ink Prism:
Thanks to Douglas Steel for the tip.