It has been more than month since Open Source Bluetooth Watch Initiative first announced.There has been some improvements.Hardware side of the project completed.But there is a lot to do on the software side to make it a nice developer-friendly watch.So i started programming an API for the watch.But this last month has been very very busy for me.But still there has been somethings done.
Hardware Updates :
5 pushbuttons added for navigation.
I designed watch UI on top of Vertical Screens called Widgets.In these Widgets, we’ve got buttons , labels etc.
There still some lacks & issues to solved.As soon as i have some free time i will work on those and release source code with Android & Maemo Apps. to talk to watch.If there is anything about the code that is bothering you please dont hesitate to comment or contact me .Suggestions are welcome.
Here is a photo of my homemade shields for arduino.
Upper-Left:Narduino2.0 – L298 Motor Driver Shield
Upper-Right: MIDI Controller with 3 LEDs for feedback
Lower-Left:Narduino1.0 -Same Functionality with Narduino2.0 except Veroboard.
Lower-Right: IR-Liqard – Data Monitoring Shield with IR receiver.
MIDI Controller Shield is the latest one i made.I used to play with FLStudio just for fun and i thought it would be fun to control pitch , modulator and volume controls with potentiometers. I used LoopBe1 and S2MIDI softwares to convert incoming serial data to a virtual midi port. I recorded a video demo. of the MIDI controller.I’ll upload it asap.