E-book reader for the microtouch

Rossum built an e-book reader for the microtouch. He wanted to use the common e-book format epub. But unfortunately since the format is actually a compressed set of text, html links and images, it was too much for the 8-bit microcontroller to handle. To overcome this he developed a transcoding tool (epubgrider) to decompress the […]

Introducing the Microtouch

The Microtouch is a lightweight AVR based open source touch screen device powered by the Atmega32u4. It features a 320×240 pixel touchscreen, an accelerometer, full speed USB, a micro-SD card reader and support for a lithium ion battery. It is supported by an application framework of sorts and it is possible to run a variety […]