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The company seems to be no longer reachable from the USA. I am not sure about other places. However it is still shown at: http://www.hktdc.com/manufacturers-suppliers/Tianjin-Jinke-Electronics-Co-Ltd/en/1X00PJOR/

The company that produces the Hanlin Reader. Tianjin Jinke Electronics Co., LTD founded in 1985, is a high-tech joint-owned enterprise, which cooperates with Nankai University and the Hong Kong Proud Growth Group. Jinke Company is located in Tianjin New Technology Park in Nankai District, Tianjin, China.

see: http://www.jinke.com.cn/Compagesql/English/

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Jinke OEMs their product to several companies that either rebadge is or modify the firmware on it. See OEM customers

[edit] History

Jinke started the R&D of electronic reading devices in 1999. In 2000, they released their first model electronic reading device-- M model, which used the cholesterol display (BCD). Later they released dozens of models like M series models (M1, M2, M3...), S series models , L series models, U series models and K series models, which were sold in Chinese market, the sales volume was tens of thousands of units.

They started to use E Ink display for the electronic reading devices almost the same time that Sony did. The first model using E Ink display is Hanlin V8 model which shipped to the Chinese market in the 2003/2004 time frame. In 2006, they began to sell the products outside of China. (See photos.)

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