"Can OpenMoko Make Coffee?" - SoC Project Proposal

Brett Schwarz 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 
> connection?
> hmm, i wonder if mythtv already have support for bluetooth based remote 
> control...

plutohome (which uses mythTV) does this already IIRC. It also uses the bluetooth to track the user through the house.

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