Polytronix Bistable / E Ink LCD displays offer extremely low power options for battery applications. What is an EPD? An Electronic Paper Display is a display that possess a paper-like high contrast appearance, ultra-low power consumption, and a thin, light form. It gives the viewer the experience of reading from paper, while having the power of updatable information. EPDs are a technology enabled by electronic ink – ink that carries a charge enabling it to be updated through electronics. Electronic ink is ideally suited for EPDs as it is a reflective technology which requires no front or back light, is viewable under a wide range of lighting conditions, including direct sunlight, and requires no power to maintain an image. Offered in segmented and active matrix displays!