Bluetooth and PDA


    Jun 09 2006 | 12:15 pm
    Hi. I'm doing a project where it would be very nice to run Max on a PDA and also have Max receive inputs from bluetooth telephones. Does anyone know if this is possible? I don't have access to the equipment and I don't want to spend a lot of money on it if it's impossible.
    /Martin

    • Jun 09 2006 | 12:42 pm
      if you look here
      he did something
      not on PDA, but on a hacked mobile phone .
      I dont remember if it was with max, but certainly he should point you
      u in the right direction
      :-)
      tom
    • Jun 09 2006 | 1:30 pm
      On 6/9/06 8:46 AM, "tommaso perego" wrote:
      Returns a blank window.
      Cheers,
      Gary Lee Nelson
      TIMARA Department
      Oberlin College
      www.timara.oberlin.edu/GaryLeeNelson
    • Jun 09 2006 | 2:33 pm
      This may not be exactly what you're looking for, but might be
      of interest nontheless.
      It's basically a Java app that runs on a Bluetooth mobile phone
      that allows you to control any OSC (OpenSound Control) capable
      application, of which Max is one.
      also check out
      http://www.opensoundcontrol.org
      HTH,
      Brian
    • Jun 09 2006 | 3:13 pm
      uh? to me not... thank you gary
      so easier will be:
      www.sensorband.com/atau/
      and from that page
      click on research
      :-)
    • Jun 09 2006 | 8:49 pm
      Try this link:
      It won't give you Max directly, but in some ways Pure Data is more interesting, if even just from a philisophical point of view. I do remember reading an article about how to get MIDI out of your PDA, is isn't difficult.
      I don't have a PDA nor have I used the Bluetooth protocol, but it is enticing at times. There are cheaper wireless systems available, so I suspended my research into using Bluetooth. It should be possible to reach a high level of connectivity with Bluetooth (cellphones, computers, etc.), but for some reason the necessary electronics are much more expensive than similar modules without brand-name protocols.
      Dayton
    • Jun 10 2006 | 5:18 pm
      Some Bluetooth devices can communicate in "serial" protocol, compatible
      with [serial].
    • Jun 10 2006 | 9:34 pm
      Max won't run, but its cousin Pd...
      Stefan
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