Patent Number: 7,271,947

Title: Electrophoretic display with dual-mode switching

Abstract: The present invention relates to an improved EPD which comprises both the traditional up/down switching and the in-plane switching modes. The monochrome EPDs of the present invention are capable of displaying highlight color of choice which is different from the text. Furthermore, the full color EPDs of the present invention are capable of displaying high contrast images of high color saturation. Both high quality black and white states are possible in the full color displays of the present invention. The EPDs of the present invention do not need complex circuitry design, and are compatible with low cost and high yield roll-to-roll manufacturing processes.

Inventors: Liang; Rong-Chang (Cupertino, CA), Chung; Jerry (Mountain View, CA)

Assignee: SiPix Imaging, Inc.

International Classification: G02B 26/00 (20060101); G03G 17/04 (20060101); G09G 3/34 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-09-18 0:00:00