Two companies that teamed up to create displays for the Sony Reader and Amazon.com Kindle e-book readers are officially joining forces.
Taiwain-based Prime View International (PVI), a leading display maker, said Monday it plans to acquire e-paper manufacturer E Ink for $215 million.
PVI creates displays for digital devices, including cameras, TVs, GPS systems, and e-readers. The company has its own e-paper unit and is a top worldwide supplier of flexible display panels. Cambridge, Mass.-based E Ink makes digital ink technology that goes into cell phones, e-readers, and other portable devices.
PVI and E Ink have already had … Read more