France & Japan – Nemoptic ( http://www.nemoptic.com ) announced that it has agreed to subcontract manufacturing to SII ( http://www.sii.co.jp ). According to the terms of the agreement, Nemoptic will grant Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) access to its BiNem® technology, enabling SII to produce high volumes of Nemoptic’s bistable LCD display modules. The e-paper displays are available in black and white, gray scale or full-color rendering.
The deal marks a significant step forward for Nemoptic as industry player that can now secure the immediate availability of large industrial volumes of zero-power e-paper displays offering high optical performance at a competitive cost. Nemoptic and SII have signed an agreement for three years, with an option for annual renewal for subsequent years.