E Ink is best known for the e-paper displays on the Amazon Kindle, but the company also has their hands in many cookie jars. They have a series of official partners who develop screens for cosmetics, bus signs and art galleries. Sometimes people purchase development kits through the new e Ink e-commerce shop and do some fairly amazing things, that could possibly birth an entirely new segment.
Josh King is a systems engineer at Cisco and he recently developed an E Ink name tag that uses a Raspberry Pi Zero and the Linux operating system. Josh posted a series of instructions that document the entire process, which is solid for anyone else who wants to make their own name tag.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.