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Old 12-08-2012, 03:49 PM   #43
Deeg
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Join Date: 08-25-12
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I looked into the Raspberry Pi (and Arduino, of course) but the Android+IOIO is currently the cheapest and simplest way to implement a wireless connection (IOIO is $45 plus a bluetooth dongle for $5-10).

The controller is communicating wirelessly with my phone via bluetooth, so theoretically your app could do the same thing. Once I get things running the way I'd like I can look into adding some sort of plug-in so that external apps have access to the data (or maybe help you write a plug-in for your own app). The code is at https://sourceforge.net/projects/udssupervisor/ if you're curious.

What would be cool is someone with experience designing circuit boards could create one using my design that could then be ordered online. Then people could order a board and parts; the hardest thing would then be just soldering a few components to the board.
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