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Re: New app for Iphone came out... Air Mouse
« Reply #30 on: April 16, 2009, 09:27:57 pm »
Problem there is we can't use it as a mobile orbiter so the house can call us and start feeding video etc.

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Re: New app for Iphone came out... Air Mouse
« Reply #31 on: June 30, 2010, 09:28:00 am »
Thanks a lot! And did you know anything about ActyMac ScreenShots Remote by actymac?
Did you use it? I heard that it allows to get desktop images from your Mac to iPhone.
It's good tool to watch from employees and kids I think.

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Another option to get the Iphone running as a proper orbiter is to utilize the Java runtime that will run on the Iphone.  It isn't natively supported, but runs on jailbroken phones and installation is a breeze.  I attempted to compile JavaMO on it, but got some compiler errors.  Maybe someone could get it working relatively quickly with the right knowledge since the code is already pretty much working for JavaMO.  Anybody interested in giving this a quick try and reporting their results?

The Web Orbiter php code & the proxy_orbiter have been re-written to make them perform much better than previously. The new Web Orbiter has be 100% re-written and now uses javascript to refresh the Orbiter UI (and not the browsers refresh mechanism)... which means we can double buffer the screen image and eliminate the continuous refresh. The new javascript code now implements a light weight query to the proxy_orbiter (once per second) which now supports a new flag which indicates if the screen you are currently on has changed... if the flag is true then the new Orbiter gets an update and the screen is updated cleanly in the background using the new double buffered update code.

See my post here; http://forum.linuxmce.org/index.php?topic=8880.msg71281#msg71281

We have done extensive testing on desktop browsers with Firefox 3.6 & Chrome and also on iPhone, Ipod Touch and importantly iPad. The iPad in particular due to its increased screen resolution works spectacularly well and makes that device an excellent touch based controller.

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Re: New app for Iphone came out... Air Mouse
« Reply #33 on: July 02, 2010, 04:16:25 pm »
Does this mean LMCE can eventually drop all other orbiters? ;-)

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Re: New app for Iphone came out... Air Mouse
« Reply #34 on: July 02, 2010, 08:49:32 pm »
Does this mean LinuxMCE can eventually drop all other orbiters? ;-)

Well we plan to deploy the new Web Orbiter on a lot of devices and we expect many installations to just use touch based devices. So its got a big roll to play ;-)
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Re: New app for Iphone came out... Air Mouse
« Reply #35 on: July 03, 2010, 09:10:35 am »
Hi Andrew

just a question about the rewritten Proxy Orbiter.

In LMCE 7.10 you can set up a Generic Web Device on core, then you set up a child device with Generic Proxy Orbiter template that contains all the setup for the orbiter (room, ent.area, appearance, and so on).

In theory you could set up as many Generic Proxy Orbiter Templates as needed (each one with its own setup), but actually I've seen that only one ca be used.
I tried to have a web orbiter for a DT325 and another one for a mobile phone, but there was no way to make them work together. 

Is the re-written Proxy orbiter still afflicted by this limitation?

Thanks and regards.
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Re: New app for Iphone came out... Air Mouse
« Reply #36 on: July 03, 2010, 11:21:13 am »
Hi Andrew

just a question about the rewritten Proxy Orbiter.

In LinuxMCE 7.10 you can set up a Generic Web Device on core, then you set up a child device with Generic Proxy Orbiter template that contains all the setup for the orbiter (room, ent.area, appearance, and so on).

In theory you could set up as many Generic Proxy Orbiter Templates as needed (each one with its own setup), but actually I've seen that only one ca be used.
I tried to have a web orbiter for a DT325 and another one for a mobile phone, but there was no way to make them work together. 

Is the re-written Proxy orbiter still afflicted by this limitation?

Thanks and regards.
Marco

The new Web Orbiter fixes that limitation - each Web Orbiter has a 'listen port' parameter this is set to s different port number for each device. You can have as many Web Orbiters on your system as you need without limitation.

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Re: New app for Iphone came out... Air Mouse
« Reply #37 on: October 13, 2010, 06:11:01 am »
Problem there is we can't use it as a mobile orbiter so the house can call us and start feeding video etc.


since its so easy to jailbreak ipods and iphones now, just go to jailbrteakme.com on your device os 4.0 works best, we could create our own gyro and put it up on cydia or just on the site, i may be able to host it, and use it with bluetooth for follow me, and wifi for all the other stuff. i dont code so im just throwing out ideas, hope to be coding soon