"Can OpenMoko Make Coffee?" - SoC Project Proposal
brett_schwarz at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 19 20:27:57 CET 2007
----- Original Message ----
From: kenneth marken <k-marken at online.no>
To: community at lists.openmoko.org
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2007 12:06:56 PM
Subject: Re: "Can OpenMoko Make Coffee?" - SoC Project Proposal
kenneth marken wrote:
> Ben Burdette wrote:
>>> I think that the Neo1973 is both a phone and a portable handheld
>>> device. Using it as a remote control is one of the things I've
>>> personally been interested in this whole thing for. I'd like to think
>>> of the OpenMoko device as an extension of myself into the world of
>>> electronic devices. My own interface with the world ... until such
>>> time as we can get wetware to do brain-computer interfaces, ;).
>> Me too. I want to use the moko to control a media center PC that is
>> connected to my stereo, for queuing up audio files and etc. My PC
>> uses a video projector for the monitor and turning on the projector is
>> too much trouble just for queuing up audio. Leaving the projector on
>> uses up the bulb life too. I wonder if one of the linux based media
>> center apps like mythTV would work for this? A custom remote control
>> app for the moko would be best, but a web browser interface would be
>> fine too.
> hmm, bluetooth at both ends. is there a way to send a "custom" protocol
> between bluetooth devices without the need for a maintained serial style
> hmm, i wonder if mythtv already have support for bluetooth based remote
plutohome (which uses mythTV) does this already IIRC. It also uses the bluetooth to track the user through the house.
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