[mythtv-users] iPhone remote control for MythTV

Kyle H. Stoneman kyle at kylestoneman.com
Tue Aug 14 20:23:45 UTC 2007

Oops, sorry about that... I wanted to make sure I sent it to the  
correct email address.

At any rate, where in the Wiki would be good to post this?  I poked  
around there last night, and no spot jumped out at me.


On Aug 14, 2007, at 4:13 PM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:

> 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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