How to Hack the Esquire E-ink Cover


NOTCOT: Esquire's 75th Anniversary E-Ink Cover from Jean Aw on Vimeo.


See the innards that power Esquire magazine’s new E-ink cover.  Six cell batteries and a few ICs are all that power the two screens.  It appears the screens are actually displaying color but they indeed aren’t.à They simply alter the contrast of black and white segments behind a translucent image.  View the video and check out more details.  Also, learn how to hack it using the Arduino.

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