Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 22nd Apr 2013 23:49 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "What is great about this panel (except its resolution) is that it has an eDisplayPort interface (which is supposed to replace LVDS in the near future), and as this hack proves it is compatible with traditional DisplayPort outputs found on all modern video cards. The panel is also surprisingly cheap - I got mine on ebay for $55, shipped from China. Hoping that eDisplayPort is compatible with regular DisplayPort (I couldn't find conclusive proof of this), I went on to interface the panel with a DP cable." Cool.
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WereCatf
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Now, if someone could creatively find a way to connect a Raspberry Pi to such a Retina display


There is no DisplayPort-connector on the RPi, so you'd need to get a converter. And those are expensive.

along with the touch screen and its interface


The touch-interface that would go along with the display here is a no-go, the chips are soldered on to the motherboard on the iPad. You'd need to overlay another touch-interface on top of this display and then interface with that. The interfacing part isn't the problem, obviously.

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