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Topic # 6119 28-Dec-2005 20:24
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i have a i mate pda and a blogalsat bluetooth gps i want to make a application in th imate to get from the gps via bluetooth then to send it to and onther computer via wifi...but the problem is that the embedde visual basic 3.0 does not suport the winsok for the bleutooth....
and i dont know how to get started with embedded ...............
can anyone help me ???
just to put me in the right direction .... ok and thanks for ur help.....

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Reply # 25416 28-Dec-2005 22:59
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i know but there is not even one application code that use the bluetooth winsock ....
i have found several aplications code that use the irda winsock but not one for the it similar???

i know the instructions but what i need is how to create a that have an emulator.... thanks again for ur help..

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Reply # 25429 29-Dec-2005 07:45
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Embedded VB is being depricated in favour of or the .Net Compact Framework.

If you are using the .Net CF you might want to taked a look at the bluetooth libraries at These generally provide some great ways to access bluetooth without having to get too deep.

Also note that the .Net CF v2 allows you to access the serial port directly.



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Reply # 25626 3-Jan-2006 03:28
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i still need an example of bluetooth using codes in
i have found a game that is tic tac teo that use infrared and want a code sample like this but for bluetooth to guide me .......can anyone help???
and thanks again.....

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Reply # 25651 3-Jan-2006 13:54
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The OpenNetCF often come with sample code and you can look at the source code too.

Failing that you can look at the very comprehensive help which will include examples of how to call functions, etc. If that is not useful. you could always check out the OpenNetCF forums.

I hope that is helpful!


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