BMW now has colour changing paint

BMW displayed their new colour changing paint at CES. It uses e-ink similar to what the Pebble watches and Kindles use. Currently only black & white, but still pretty big gee whiz factor.

The surface coating of the BMW iX Flow featuring E Ink contains many millions of microcapsules, with a diameter equivalent to the thickness of a human hair. Each of these microcapsules contains negatively charged white pigments and positively charged black pigments. Depending on the chosen setting, stimulation by means of an electrical field causes either the white or the black pigments to collect at the surface of the microcapsule, giving the car body the desired shade. 

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