I ordered a Badgy IoT e-ink badge so I can do absolutely nothing productive with it. I'll have tons of fun with it though
I couldn't resist and made myself familiar with Badgy by compiling the examples. Wifi is working great, the e-ink is looking good. Parsing JSON on an Arduino feels weird
@lastfuture How's the battery situation? Seems fairly important for a badge …
@rixx I have no experience with that yet but the developer claims:
Deep Sleep ~35 days
Light use ~21 hours
Heavy use ~5 hours
w/ 1000mah battery ~1 year
The first three are when running it off a LIR2450 rechargeable button cell in the preinstalled holder, the last one is when you connect a battery using a JST header
@lastfuture e-ink displays are already cool by design. I mean, display anything without needing a battery, please!
@daniel_bohrer it's the most magical thing of technology currently in my posession
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