Once a project has been downloaded to your device, do you need the internet connection anymore? I ask because I saw a thread about a farmer wanting to use robots and he was given advice on router boosters and such but if once the project is on the phone then he could just get some smartphones and EZBs, download the project, connect the phones and EZBs via bluetooth and he's be good to go. No need to extend his wifi range or anything. Possibly the cheapest solution as well.
I just didn't want to recommend that solution until I knew for sure if that was in fact the way it worked.
Thanks in advance.
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Sorry I had the same idea.
I don't think it needs to be a hot spot. I think everything gets stored on the device. The EZ-Mobile, in essence, uses your tab/phone as if it were a PC. So once you've downloaded and run a project the device does all of the processing and such. If you used the personality generator or a ping roam you could connect to the EZB with, i'm guessing wifi or bluetooth. (I only have the V3 so I'm just used to defaulting to that). But you could just put your device on/into your robot and let it go. I haven't tried it yet but I'm pretty sure that's how it would work.
That makes me think of another question. V3/V4, What if your project has something that uses the internet like twitter or rss reader? How will that stuff work out? If you're connected by bluetooth, will your device use it's internet connection (if available) ie. local wifi network or g3/g4? If connected by Wifi, how would any of that stuff work?
1) Connect the EZ-B to your router (i.e. infrastructure mode). This is opposite of Ad-Hoc mode, which is when you have only two devices connected together.
2) Have two WiFi adapters in your PC
3) Use the WiFi on your Mobile Device to EZ-B, and Cellular Data to Internet
This is not an issue if you are using an EZ-B v3 and using Bluetooth and Cell Data at the same time.
BTW Does EZ-Robot have a Rss Feed?
While putting together the test project I found I have this problem. It will tweet but not read twitter. It reads Rss fine. Here's what I get on the console:
1: Tweet("Testing the twitter account")
2: SpeakTwitter("AntronsRobots", 0)
> Error on line 2: RSS Error fetching feed: System.Exception: Error fetching http request: The remote server returned an error: (410) Gone.
at EZ_B.RSS.(String )
at EZ_B.RSS.GetRSSMessages(String url, SortDirectionEnum sortDirection)
Did twitter remove this feature?