Universal Remote for CE/HA? (openmoko)

Jed jedi.theone at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 16:18:01 CEST 2009

>>>>> I glued a infrared led into the aux key for this purpose. Did
>>>>> someone already try to compile lirc for the FR? My attempt to just
>>>>> 'bitbake' it failed (missing kernel configuration).
>>>> Hmmm, wonder if some of the other hand-held platforms do have IR?
>>>> Surely there's at least one device?! Lets see there's: Android
>>>> devices, Maemo devices, Axim x5xx (kinda), any others?
>> Last crack  ;-)
>> Does anyone know of any OSS supported devices that do have IR integrated?
> Psion 5, 5mx, Ericsson mc218. Slow cpu, limited memory, monochrome and old 
> kernel, but excellent battery life on a pair of AAs. Probably not the form 
> factor you're after though.

Interesting idea thanks, perhaps a tad too old though as you say.
Form-factor would be closer to a standard remote but with an LCD, 
ideally touch-screen but not imperative.

> Neuros OSD - for a low power consumption ethernet to IR gateway and standard 
> def media player. Again probably not what you're after.

yeah really looking for hand-held device but thanks!

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