I have a "UDP Send" Object which sends data to my iPad. My problem is that the IP address of my iPad frequently changes if say, I connect on an ad-hoc network or over wireless. This means that whenever I want MAX to send to my ipad I have to figure out the ip address of my ipad, then open the max patch, then enter the ip address of my ipad and re-save it.
Is there a way to automatically find the ip address of a device and plug it into the UDP send object?
My iPad runs the Lemur App and the lemur editor tells me the ipad’s IP address and that is how I get the number which I then code into the MAx patch I would be grateful for any help.
David, you were right, all I had to do was put in the ipad’s hostname (which can be set in several ways) and then add ".local"
so i had mIpad.local
Also, for anyone curious, on the lemur app, you can set the osc target as computername.local (but actually put "computer’s name")
I wonder if this means you could send osc messages to a computer not on your network, but across the country.