[maemo-developers] Serial through Bluetooth on N800

From: Larry Battraw lbattraw at gmail.com
Date: Thu Mar 8 15:11:19 EET 2007
  Aaron, you might want to check out the code for maemo-mapper or
gpsd.  As far as I know bluetooth GPS use the bluetooth serial port
profile for transmitting data.  Should be straightforward to extract
what you need.


On 3/7/07, Aaron Westerdale <pvillese at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi sorry I'm new to writing apps on the N800 but want to write a program to
> interact with an embeded system I'm going to hook a bluetooth device to
> that, which is supposed to look like a serial port to the N800.  So is there
> an application like serial port terminal or GTKterm which I use on my laptop
> since that would do for now.  Also is there documentation on how to write a
> program that would use the serial port.  I know I've seen that OBD-II sensor
> that uses a bluetooth to serial adapter to communicate to the N800 and it
> says right on nokia's product page that it can communicate via bluetooth to
> a serial port.  I did download the code for the katix programs, I think Kate
> said that she is using the USB port like it is a serial port in there if I
> understood her correctly, and I've started to look through there to see if I
> can find anything useful in my situation also that code was written to work
> on the 770 so I don't know if it will be the same for the N800.  Thank you
> for any help.
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> Aaron Westerdaleseri

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