UpNext: A glanceable eInk calendar for your desk
UpNext sits on your desk as an unobstusive way to make sure you always make your next meeting. It is based on a Rasberry Pi connected with a Waveshare eInk display, and pulls events from Google Calendar.
Full writeup at http://brettcvz.com/projects/6-upnext
Requires the following libraries to build:
Be sure to also:
secrets.hand add in your google calendar api keys
- Create a
- Enable the SPI interface on the raspberry pi
- Install the Proxima Nova font, or substitute your favorite. Note that figuring out which fonts look good on the screen requires some testing.
I borrowed a lot from the LUT tables from ZinggJM, in particular this one to get partial refreshes working well. In order to build a deeper understanding of e-Ink LUT tables and refresh rate, I leaned a lot on this video