CLEARink Wins People’s Choice Award At SID’s Display Week 2019

CLEARink Wins People’s Choice Award At SID’s Display Week 2019
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SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CLEARink Displays proudly announced that it won the prestigious People’s Choice Award, at the Society for Information Display’s (SID) annual Display Week tradeshow in San Jose on May 16th, 2019.

The Society for Information Display (SID) announced the winners of its first ever People’s Choice Awards at its 56th International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, known as Display Week 2019, at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Thousands voted on new products that will be hitting the shelves both in the US and internationally within the next few years.

“On behalf of SID, I congratulate CLEARink Displays for winning SID’s first ever People’s Choice Award, at the Display Week International Symposium and Exhibition,” said Dr. Helge Seetzen, President of SID. “This is one of the most prestigious awards in our industry; the winners were chosen from over 200 exhibitors by our attendees from all over the world.”

CLEARink’s patent protected, revolutionary display technology based on Electrophoretic Total Internal Reflection (eTIR) is low power, sunlight readable, color and video capable. CLEARink’s 9.7″ tablet-sized displays demonstrated at Display Week are aimed at tablets and PC’s for education and other applications. The high contrast panels with 4096 colors mimic the textbook experience. The displays are video capable up to 30 frames per second and this feature not only allows educational video content, it also enables fast page turns, Internet browsing, ability to jot down notes quickly without lag and can replicate the white board experience on a tablet. The panels were driven at less than 5V, consuming very little power. The 227 dpi resolution allows for drawing fine lines, cursive writing in any language, shows maps and images with great detail.

“It is an honor to win Display Week’s first People’s Choice Award,” said Frank Christiaens, CEO of CLEARink Displays. “We thank SID and the industry attendees that voted for us. Our team has accomplished a lot in the past year; we have best in class reflective displays, enviable investors and $300M in business from global customers. Our vision is to build the most valuable display company that solves market problems and has a deep impact on the industry and society.”

About Display Week 2019

The 56th Display Week, presented by the Society for Information Display (SID), took place May 12-17 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Display Week is the world’s leading event focused on emerging electronic display and visual information technologies – their advancement, integration into products, and commercialization. Display Week attracts attendees from the entire ecosystem of R&D, engineering, design, manufacturing, supply chain, marketing, sales and financial, as well as commercial and consumer end-user markets. It delivers unparalleled learning opportunities, market-moving trends, sourcing, roadmaps-to-market, and connections for career and business growth.

About SID

The Society for Information Display (SID) is the only professional organization focused on the electronic display and visual information technology industries. In fact, by exclusively focusing on the advancement of electronic display and visual information technologies, SID provides a unique platform for industry collaboration, communication and training in all related technologies while showcasing the industry’s best new products. The organization’s members are professionals in the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing and sales. To promote industry and academic technology development, while also educating consumers on the importance of displays, SID hosts more than 10 conferences a year, including Display Week, which brings industry and academia all under one roof to showcase technology that will shape the future. SID’s global headquarters are located at 1475 S. Bascom Ave., Ste. 114, Campbell, CA 95008. For more information, visit

About CLEARink Displays, Inc.

CLEARink is a leader in reflective display technologies for Tablets, Laptops, Wearables, IoT displays, Electronic Shelf Labels (ESLs), outdoor signage and automotive applications. CLEARink’s patent protected eTIR technology is a superior alternative to existing reflective displays, providing unparalleled video and color representation, using a fraction of the energy consumed by LCD, with a highly competitive cost structure. Founded in 2012, the company is headquartered in Fremont, California with offices in Shenzhen, Eindhoven and Vancouver and has raised over US$25 million in financing from strategic investors such as M Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany (Dow Jones: MRK.DE), 3M (NYSE:MMM), and Lenovo (0992.HK). For more information, visit


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