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wifi to ir adapter addressable or not addresable??
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Post 1 made on Thursday April 3, 2003 at 09:26
Ed Casares
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Hi guys,
Im trying to get a feel of whether it is important to have addressable network interfaces? In other words, Would it be important to have addressable interface so you could have multiple wifi to ir interfaces in other locations in the application enviroment????

They are currently addressing this issue at philips and it would lengthen the release date if they made addresable units.

My take on it is to make both considering this device is not available anywhere in the market place.

feed back please,

Thanks,
Ed Casares
Post 2 made on Thursday April 3, 2003 at 10:18
Bruce Sinclair
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Considering the scope of what the IPronto could conceiveibly do, an addressable interface could be a useful tool in whole house intergration schemes where IR or RS 232 routing for multiple similar devices such as DSS receivers and CD changers.The addressable devices could also work in a web based control scheme to where the devices controled in the IPronto "system" ( lights, security. cameras, etc ) could be controled remotely while away from home.
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Post 3 made on Thursday April 3, 2003 at 11:18
Anthony
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I am not sure what you mean by "addressable" do you mean the ports/plugs/outputs (i.e. lets say there are three places to plug IR emitters, are you talking about making each addressable) or are you talking about making the base addressable?

If 2 doesn't the base have an IP address (since it is using 802.11b) so aren't they naturally addressable (the iPronto needs to know what device to talk to and not send commands to your PC)
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OP | Post 4 made on Thursday April 3, 2003 at 13:40
Ed Casares
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I'm refering to place a mac address to each base unit

Thanks
ED
OP | Post 5 made on Thursday April 3, 2003 at 13:50
Ed Casares
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Sorry guys,
I stand corrected. My philips rep corrected me lol.

"The network extender will in all cases be addressable, so we can have multiple network extenders in the network. The question was weather the individual IR ports also need to be addressable within the unit."

Yes we want it to be addressable!!!!!!!
Lets say you have 2 DSS boxes from the same manufacturer, Unless they are assigned the dss's wont know which one is being talked too.

Thanks philips!

Ed Casares



Post 6 made on Tuesday April 22, 2003 at 20:30
berger
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In my opinion the more addressable the ports and devices are the more flexible the system will ultimately be. since it seems Philips is atempting to propogate a new standard for homr automation, i belive it is nessesary for them to include as much flexibility as possible for complex home automation tasks that encompass multiple locations throught large homes with repetitive equiptmant.


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