Bluetooth

PythonAB python at rgbaz.eu
Fri Mar 12 00:29:12 CET 2010


On 10 mrt 2010, at 16:17, Jeff Peck wrote:

> On 3/7/2010 1:26 PM, PythonAB wrote:
>> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> 
>> I'm writing a script that has to connect a bluetooth device
>> with a 3D application.
>> On my search for a bluetooth module i ran into this:
>> http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.4/notes/
>> where it says:
>> "The socket module now supports Bluetooth sockets,
>> if the system has <bluetooth/bluetooth.h>"
>> 
>> Yet I can't find anything at all in the socket manuals
>> nor anywhere else on the site...
>> 
>> Does the socket module really support Bluetooth out of the box?
>> I've used socket before but never read anything about bluetooth...
>> 
>> Maybe I need to get the bluetooth.h file, but i have no idea what I
>> am supposed to do with it...
>> 
>> Can anyone shed some light on this for me please?
>> 
>> thanks in advance,
>> 
>> gr
>> Arno
> 
> Have you come across the PyBluez library yet? I recently used it in a project and it worked very well.
> 
> Hth,
> Jeff

Hi Jeff,

Yes I ran into it, but couldn't find an OSX version...
I'm using the lightblue module now but would have preferred
to use the socket module without compiling python myself.

Sorry for not mentioning the platform.

gr
Arno
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