Android Question How to catch a bluetooth signal from a photo-shutter

Discussion in 'Android Questions' started by Michael Müller Anywhere, Apr 18, 2015.

  1. Michael Müller Anywhere

    Michael Müller Anywhere Member Licensed User

    Hi,
    I am new in developing with bloototh. With a bluetooth remote control (maybe a low budget standard photo-shutter), I would like to initiate a phone call to a preset number.
    It is important that my App is calling this number, when the user is pressing a bluetooth-button

    I think I need a little help bevore I spend weeks in learning bluetoth without success.

    My most important question:
    Is that what I want possible?

    If someone has already done with success, which is the best way?
    - which library
    - is there a special port to listen if the button of the shutter was pressed

    I have already tried some libraries (in a activity, no service) . The problems was
    - with BLE-library my shutter device was not discovered (another fitness-tracker was discovered)
    - the connection was disconnected after pairing
    - pressing the button was never detected.

    At moment I use this device:
    Hama Q-Pic Selfie Shooter Bluetooth
    http://www.cameranu.nl/nl/p603605/hama-q-pic-selfie-shooter-bluetooth-blauw

    Thank you very much
    Michael
     
  2. Erel

    Erel Administrator Staff Member Licensed User

    You will need to find a Bluetooth device that uses BLE or SPP profile. Another option is to use an audio device and intercept the media key press intent.
     
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