IR remote devices controlled by iPhone/iPad?

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by Julien, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. Julien macrumors G3

    Julien

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    Atlanta
    #1
    Not sure if there is one but wouldn't this be a good idea. Have a inferred (IR) transmitter hardware device that is wi-fi. Then have an iPhone/iPad App that controls it. Have a setup software interface to configure your devices and learn remote codes. Then you could setup/control and run macros to control your HT (any IR remote device) from your iPhone/iPad. With an iPad you could have a Crestron (super high end) looking setup for a fraction of the price. You would need.

    Hardware: IR transmitter with wi-fi support.
    Software: Setup/configuration program similar to Pronto, Universal Remote or Harmony configuration software.
    App: an App for that.
     
  2. Stargaze macrumors member

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    Aug 26, 2008
    #2
    There is a company called ThinkFlood and they have created a device that does exactly this! its pretty slick!!

    they are also making a "MINI" verson that plugs into the headphone jack and emits a IR signal and supposedly it will be less than $50 for that mini device

    the Wifi to IR one is $188 with free shipping

    if you follow this link there is a 15% off discount :)

    http://thinkflood.com/buy/products/redeye/?coupon-id=31bbde605be97eed3a7952a3867e1fa0
     

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