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

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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

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