[PD] Getting (not pure) data over the internet

padawan12 padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Fri Mar 23 11:53:09 CET 2007

Maybe [netclient], I never got the attached file to work,
if you can suss it please let me know. We need to know the
local port but [netclient] and [netreceive] don't tell us.
If you can get a response back you should be able to
hand craft arbitary requests.

On Thu, 22 Mar 2007 18:49:57 +0000
Stuart Jones <s.jones at csm.arts.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi
> In need to get data from a wireless sensor network to control Pd patches.
> The WSN feeds to a database on a server and I need to send queries over the
> internet to the data server in the form http://ip
> address/data/location/device/now (or when on a LAN: ip
> address/data/.../.../now). How do I send the query out of the Pd patch, and
> how do I get the resulting data back in? (The data comes in this form:
> 2007-03-22 18:00:01,17,1,0, which timestamp, device ID, data). I would
> automate the querying with [metro].
> [netsend] [comport] [netserver] don¹t seem to apply.
> BTW got good results using [comport] on site, picking up from arduinos
> sending via bluetooth. However, must be done via the server, as data is
> coming from arduinos, crossbow motes, and proprietary systems and anyway the
> arduino bluetooth is paired to the server.
> Thanks
> Stuart
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