Use an eink display for a GPS device for long distance cyclists

Hey guys,

we just stumpled upon this project on twitter:

It’s essentially an eink gps device with high battery life, good contrast for reading under the sunlight, as well as ESP32 (which has an awesome community).

The displays are from

I think this is a great project and should be announced on Kickstarter or Indiegogo. There are several use cases beside cycling just as : GPS for fishing, sailing, hiking, etc.

Everywhere where you need a high battery life, you are outside (i.e. outside readability) as well as simplistic device with no distraction.

Curious what will come out of this project…

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This is a great project! His adaption of 1-bit JPIG2 compression and stamen toner looks excellent!

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