[mythtv-users] iPhone remote control for MythTV

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Aug 14 20:13:02 UTC 2007

On Aug 14, 2007, at 12:39 PM, Matt wrote:

> 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

Yes and next time start a new thread. Don't reply to a message and  
change the subject. I almost missed this because I wasn't interested  
in the message you originally replied to and I would like to try this  
out. Thanks!

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