E Ink Corporation is a privately held manufacturer of electrophoretic displays (EPDs), a kind of electronic paper. E Ink is located in Billerica, Massachusetts, and was co-founded in 1997 by undergraduates J.D. Albert & Barrett Comiskey, Joseph Jacobson (professor in the MIT Media Lab), Jerome Rubin (LexisNexis co-founder) and Russ Wilcox. On June 1, 2009, E Ink Corporation announced an agreement to be purchased by one of its primary business partners, Prime View International, a Hsinchu, Taiwan-based manufacturer, for over $400 million. PVI has since been renamed E Ink Holdings Inc.