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Pervasive Displays Library Suite

The Pervasive Displays library suite is specifically designed for the Pervasive Displays monochrome and colour iTC panels and the EXT3 extension board.

It provides a high-level interface to drive the e-paper screens with global, fast and partial update, supports capacitive touch and haptic feed-back.

The suite contains three layers:

  • The application libraries include graphics with clock, gauge and histogram; GUI with label, button, check-box or slider; codes with bar- and QR-codes; and file BMP to save and retrieve BMP files;

  • The screen libraries support additional screen-specific features for the Pervasive Displays e-paper screens;

  • The shared libraries provide the common classes with basic routines and the interface for the peripherals GPIO, UART, SPI and I²C; along with the fonts libraries.

An appendix contains application notes, references and a glossary.

Documentation

The documentation includes two documents:

  • This User guide focuses on how to use the different libraries, with commented examples;

  • The Reference manual lists all the objects and functions, with details for their parameters and returned results.

Installation of the library follows the standard procedure Installing Additional Arduino Libraries.

© Rei Vilo, 2010-2021

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Three editions come with different licences.

Edition Basic Advanced Commercial
Licence Creative Commons - Attribution ShareAlike NonCommercial Non Commercial Commercial
Distribution Open source PDLS_EXT3_Basic and PDLS_EXT3_Basic_Fast Compiled library Source code
Update Global Global, Fast, Partial
Fonts Terminal Fixed Mono, proportional Serif and Sans Serif
Graphics Basic Basic and advanced
GUI - Elements for HMI
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