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Electrowetting display firm acquired by Samsung

20 Jan 2011

Netherlands-based Liquavista has been bought by Samsung, the company announced today.

Johan Feenstra is now CEO of Liquavista, following the Samsung acquisitionLiquavista is developing a low-power display technology that could challenge both LCDs and e-paper screens.

The company has been working on video-rate colour displays with low power requirements, for products that fill the gap between existing e-readers and tablet PCs.

Guy Demuynck, who was replaced as CEO of Liquavista in the acquisition, spoke to +Plastic Electronics about the company's technology in Q4 2010 (see +Plastic Electronics 3.3). Johan Feenstra, previously CTO of the firm, has now become CEO.

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