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pratiksugandhi
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IR sensors query

Post by pratiksugandhi » Thu May 14, 2015 12:40 am

How can i read the transmitted data from the IR transmitter on my laptop? Is it possible?

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Re: IR sensors query

Post by Valen » Thu May 14, 2015 5:32 am

If the IR transmitter of your laptop uses the IrDA protocol then you need special hardware. Most projects I found described on the net use special IrDA decoder chips. Like this one:

https://trandi.wordpress.com/2010/01/09 ... al_7-3728/

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