|10-15-2007, 05:41 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Time to introduce myself...
I am Jens (better just use my nick Gacel) from germany.
I am interested in mobile devices for sometime and started with the early Palm devices a long time ago (including programming, e.g. "BigClock").
Lately i am not satisfied with the offerings. Currently i am a unhappy user of a HTC smartphone. So instead of whining about existing devices i decided to try to build my own. The chances for success are not very big, but i am along for the fun and learning on the way to desaster
So, behold, i am currently having a E-Ink Vizplex Prototype Board before me... and i cant even find the ON switch
What i am planning to build is only part E Reader, more a kind of "Personal Information Device". Supporting at least e-books, calender, contacts and notes and maybe somthing more like mp3 playing and other cool stuff.
The main goal is to keep it small, so i ordered the 5" panel. More information when i get to it.
I am planning on putting up some kind of blog in the near future to document my progress and maybe get some help from the community.
|10-15-2007, 05:51 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Roslindale, Massachusetts
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650, iPad, nook STR
Welcome to MobileRead.
What other sizes of Vizplex prototype boards can you get? This does sound very interesting. I look forward to reading of your progress in building this device.
|10-15-2007, 07:56 AM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: NSW, Australia
Device: Sony Reader PRS500, PocketBook 360
That sounds like a very interesting project! Would love to hear about the results (and see some images)!
|10-15-2007, 11:01 AM||#6|
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Republic of Texas Embassy at Jackson, TN
Device: Nook STGR
Welcome to MobileRead, Gacel and JANUSJANUS, both!
One minor suggestion, JANUSJANUS -- all caps are generally regarded as yelling in the on-line world (and they're a bit hard to read, besides), so you may wish to consider releasing the caps lock key.
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