Display Tags

Display tag is a step towards  ubiquitous displays. This e-ink based device can display images indefinitely. It is charged and updated with an NFC enabled phone.


This project was done in collaboration with:

  • Alanson Sample at Intel;
  • Jeremy Gummeson and Derek Thrasher at University of Massachusetts Amherst;
  • Aaron Parks and Josh Smith at University of Washington


A. Dementyev, J Gummeson, D. Thrasher, A. Parks, D. Ganesan, J. R. Smith, A. P. Sample “Wirelessly Powered Bistable Display Tags”, In Proc. of Ubicomp, 2013 (pdf)