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I got a Samsung Galaxay Tab as an early Christmas/ birthday gift. Any chance we can download EZ-B onto the Android OS DJ?


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#1  
Did you know?
- ARC has 19,695 lines of C++ and C# code
- EZ-SDK has 3,188 lines of C++ and C# code
- EZ-B Firmware has 2,546 lines of Assembler code
- The EZ-B Robot Project was launched February 1st 2011
- The project concept was conceived in April 2010 with this Wall-E Robot
- The current development time has been in excessive of 3,000 hours


[Copied from DJ's facebook post on October 31 at 3:59pm]

All that would need to pretty much be rewritten to work on android.
#2  
Geezzzzzzzz.I was just askin'.......................
#3  
All may not be lost. There are plenty of Android Apps out there that might be able to leverage the SDK. I use EventGhost. It is a remote control app that goes on the PC and can go on Android. I use it for Home automation and control of XBMC. It has many plugins that might be able to be used and also uses Python. Some form of control of EZ-B may be doable but will require some coding. Not completely out of reach. Something out of the box to look at.

Kevin
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Synthiam
#4  
You can use the HTTP server in ARC to connect to it from your andriod tablet or iphone:)
Australia
#5  
Perhaps someone could develop an app which allows you to control your robot via your tablet.
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Synthiam
#6  
It'd be neat if someone did.

In the meantime, you can buy Windows 7 tablets for the same price as an Android Tablet. I have a windows 7 tablet. It works fantastic, and because it's not Android you can actually do stuff with it. It's a full-on computer, not a giant phone.

The new ARC has Touch controls for tablets. I used it tonight. People loved it!
Australia
#7  
Is there anything I can use with an iPad?
United Kingdom
#8  
You get short shrift on this forum mentioning Ipad's and Android EZ-B compatability to my knowledge no one has requested a Linux version of EZ-B yet!

:)
#9  
The EZ-B web server works pretty well with my Xoom Android tablet, although not at all with my Android phone. I am sure it will work with an iPad, but if not, there aee plenty of other apps to remotely control your PC.

Depending on how satisfied i am with the touch controls DJ mentioned, i am thinking about using the SDK to write a web based controller after i get my board next month. It will be simple though. Probably just movent and maybe stream a video source if i can find some good code to borrow....
Australia
#10  
That is exactly what I want to do. Sadly I don't have any programming knowledge outside ARC
#11  
I'll share when it is done. I am coming up to speed on vb. Net and learning c# for some work projects. All of my coding experience is in vb6 and older. This should be pretty easy, but will take me a while since i need to learn the language first. But this kind of thing comes easily for me, and posting here that i plan to do it is motivation to actually get it done.

Alan
Australia
#12  
This is going to be brilliant when it is finished