E-Paper

Electronic paper and e-paper, also sometimes electronic ink, electrophoretic displays or e-ink, are display devices that mimic the appearance of ordinary ink on paper. Unlike conventional backlit flat panel displays that emit light, electronic paper displays reflect light like paper. This may make them more comfortable to read, and provide a wider viewing angle than most light-emitting displays. The contrast ratio in electronic displays available as of 2008 approaches newspaper, and newly (2008) developed displays are slightly better. An ideal e-paper display can be read in direct sunlight without the image appearing to fade. Many electronic paper technologies hold static text and images indefinitely without electricity. Flexible electronic paper uses plastic substrates and plastic electronics for the display backplane. There is ongoing competition among manufacturers to provide full-color ability.

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Project  BikeEverest

BikeEverest

“A champion biker from Alaska—Lael Wilcox—in a 21-hour nonstop stretch over the this Memorial Day weekend, made 13 trips up and down a 9-mile stretch of local Hatcher Pass Road to complete the Everest climbing challenge. The goal …

Moon Phase Display

“A battery powered e-ink display showing the current phase of the moon. I’ve used this project as a way to learn. It includes my first custom PCB, one of my first 3D prints, my first encounter with open source …

Raspberry Pi E-Ink Weather Station using Python

“With this project, you will always know what the weather is. The eInk Bonnet or Breakout will always let you know what the weather is. If you lose power to your Raspberry Pi or other single board computer, you will …

YouTube Subscriber Counter

“I always wanted a YouTube Subscriber Counter that look good and clean. With the availability of e-paper displays for hobbyists like us, this idea became a reality and I’ve seen many people doing it, but I want to take …

International Space Station Tracker

“Track the ISS’ current location & trajectory using a Raspberry Pi, ePaper Display, ProtoStax Enclosure and Python. In this project, I show you how to track and display the current location of the International Space Station (ISS) and its trajectory over …

Pi-hole einkt display

“e-inkt/e-paper display that shows information about Pi-hole Hi, this is a little how-to guide for the Pi-hole e-inkt stats screen. I tried to describe everything with a lot of details, so even beginners will be able to reproduce what …

A Raspberry Pi Colorimeter With E-Paper Display

“I had been starting to work on this idea in 2018, being an extension of a previous project, a colorimeter. My intension was to use a e-paper display, so the colorimeter could be used as a stand-alone solution without the …

Breathalyzer Medallion

“We all have a special friend who needs supervision on a night out. Mine is called Geoffrey, and on his stag weekend it seemed prudent to have an outward display of how much of a liability he was likely to …

Project  MNIST clock

MNIST clock

“A clock that displays using randomly selected MNIST digits. Hardware/software implementation by Dheera Venkatraman Hardware It uses an TinyPICO which is an awesome, compact ESP32 board with plenty of GPIO pins, 4MB flash, Wi-Fi, and lots of other features …

Rotary Cellphone

“Why a rotary cellphone? Because in a finicky, annoying, touchscreen world of hyperconnected people using phones they have no control over or understanding of, I wanted something that would be entirely mine, personal, and absolutely tactile, while also giving me …