[mythtv-users] iPhone remote control for MythTV

Matt skd5aner at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 19:39:31 UTC 2007

On 8/14/07, Kyle H. Stoneman <kyle at kylestoneman.com> wrote:
> Over the weekend I wrote up a python CGI script and a couple HTML
> pages to allow you to use an iPhone as a MythTV remote control, and I
> thought you all might be interested in it.
> There are two pages for the remote, one has links to jump around
> throughout the system (main menu, live tv, video library, dvd player,
> play music), and the other has a keypad.  These pages are stored in
> the web root on the machine running the mythtv frontend.  Those pages
> then use javascript requests to send a get string to a python script
> stored in cgi-bin.  The python script then sends the commands to
> mythtv via telnet.
> The whole thing runs relatively quickly, but if anyone has any ideas
> on how to improve it, or ideas of things to add, I'm all ears.  This
> is my first foray into development work for MythTV.
> I wrote up a longer description online, which also has a link to
> download the various components as well as screenshots and a video of
> the remote in action.  http://www.legatissimo.info/node/355
> -Kyle

Cool, throw it up on the wiki: http://wiki.mythtv.org


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