[chbot] Android frontend to uC projects
sdfgeoff at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 14:34:14 GMT 2016
If you only want to send a few values, you could send PWM over the audio
jack. If you need more, you could try writing a serial-audio generator.....
Hmm. You've probably got a mixrophone in there as well. Two way
On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 12:27 AM, Robin Gilks <robin at gilks.org> wrote:
> > On 10 Feb 2016 20:02, "Jasper Mackenzie" <jasper.mackenzie at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> Good day All,
> >> I need an Android (et.al.) frontend to one of my uC projects.
> >> The micro is connected to my headless server via serial.
> >> I would ideally like a stand alone app that connected to the server via
> >> WiFi. Presumably some daemon process would be required to interface.
> >> Does anyone have any experience/opinions on 'ready made' solutions to
> >> this problem?
> >> Handbag looked good, but appears to require an arduino connected via
> >> OTG.
> >> Doing this via webpage is also a possibility, and again I have no
> >> experience with web pages and worse web<-> serial.
> >> Even more ideally would be a daemon that could connect to a screen
> >> session
> >> so I could still get interactive control on the uC.
> >> Cheers 8)
> >> Jasper
> > I'm pretty sure that Synco solved this problem for his autonomous glider.
> > He used an android phone to do the navigation with a simple interface to
> > the board controlling the plane. Are you there Synco? How did it work?
> Bluetooth serial converter as I recall - something like a cheap Bluetooth
> HC-05 transceiver
> If you really want to use wifi then socat has ways of interacting in
> interesting ways with all sorts of things (including web servers and
> serial ports!) Check out
> Robin Gilks
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