Screen Gem

Farrell, Maureen
September 2008
Forbes Asia;9/15/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 15, p70
The article focuses on E Ink Corp., maker of flexible electronic plastic paper used in E-book readers. E Ink was cofounded by Joseph Jacobson, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his students. The technology generated a lot of excitement early on, but the bursting of the silicon bubble ended plans of taking E Ink to the public. Russell J. Wilcox, chief executive at E Ink, rekindled the company to generate revenues and plans to diversify into different types of displays.


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