A few things stand out from Jina’s testing. The first being that three of the units she tested in December are already discontinued which indicates how fast this industry is changing. Another interesting point is how difficult it was to normalize the data between the different units. The first step after acquiring the data was determining how to extract the data from each device. The process was complicated enough that she put together a data extraction guide for most of the devices. The guide mostly describes using POST based APIs, but in the case of the “Hello Sense” they had to unlock the data using postman.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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