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  • dzeek
    started a topic API for Mecha

    API for Mecha

    Is there an API available to control the mecha via WiFi? This would enable use of cameras that don't support remote control via USB or IR but do support control via a WiFi API. The mecha and a remote control app could be connected as clients to the camera's WiFi Access Point. The remote control app could send commands to the camera to control shooting and send commands to the mecha to control its corresponding movements.

  • dzeek
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    I added this to the MECHA - Feature Wish-lists and Suggestions.

    https://www.nodalninja.com/forum/for...gestions/page2

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  • dzeek
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    Originally posted by nick fan View Post

    this will require collaboration with remote app too. The official app from camera manufacturer is not likely to support MECHA.
    It could also be done via a third party app.

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  • dzeek
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    Originally posted by DorinDXN View Post
    Mecha has only a web interface ATM, depending on Wi-Fi camera, the control via Wi-Fi of both Mecha and camera might be possible.
    Perhaps in future I'll cover a such case for a particular camera as a reference point for other Wi-Fi cameras.

    cheers,
    Dorin
    I have a camera (actually a stereo pair of ZCAM E1s) that I would be interested in using via WiFi. Perhaps this could be the reference.

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  • nick fan
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    Originally posted by dzeek View Post
    Is there an API available to control the mecha via WiFi? This would enable use of cameras that don't support remote control via USB or IR but do support control via a WiFi API. The mecha and a remote control app could be connected as clients to the camera's WiFi Access Point. The remote control app could send commands to the camera to control shooting and send commands to the mecha to control its corresponding movements.
    this will require collaboration with remote app too. The official app from camera manufacturer is not likely to support MECHA.

    Leave a comment:


  • DorinDXN
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    Mecha has only a web interface ATM, depending on Wi-Fi camera, the control via Wi-Fi of both Mecha and camera might be possible.
    Perhaps in future I'll cover a such case for a particular camera as a reference point for other Wi-Fi cameras.

    cheers,
    Dorin

    Leave a comment:

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