When it comes to e-reader technology, no company has played a more pivotal role than e Ink. The Taiwanese e-paper giant has been responsible for all of the screen technology found on the Kindle, Kobo and Nooks of the world. E Ink has had a robust Q3 2014, with revenue soaring to $132.95 million US.
Orders for the company’s EPD technology remained steady during the quarter. E Ink Carta, which is over a year old is primary used on the Amazon Kindle Voyage and Tolino Vision 2. Meanwhile, orders for Kobo Aura H2O remained steady and there has been increased demand for the YotaPhone 2 and Sony’s SmartBand Talk.
E Ink also reported that its earnings after tax were up over 17% sequentially in the quarter and that total revenues for the first three quarters of 2014 amounted to $353 million US.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.