I was searching for EPD displays and came across this Pervasive Displays EPD, but after searching in the manufacturer's website, I couldn't find any information on how to actually use it. There are some pre-made kits, but those are intended for evaluation use, and though the schematics are available, there are no design descriptions.

How would one drive such a display? It uses an SPI interface, but what signals should be sent to it? What about all the other pins, how should they be configured?

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    Check this link: repaper.org it contains all their code samples and relevant commands. – Lior Bilia Jun 24 '16 at 1:32
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In short, you don't. Or rather you only do it by connecting to a timing controller.

EPD's are not a simple drive a voltage and then you see an image. they require complex waveforms and timing to move the particles around in the display. Indirect evidence of this is in section three of a data-sheet for that part: Here is as snipped picture.

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This is not a development for even experienced EE's who don't have a display or EPD background.

However, there are a number of micro-controllers that have specific timing controllers built into them to drive EPD's. Grab one of those.

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