Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




68 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 6326 16-Jan-2006 14:43
Send private message

I have just been playing with a Kodak WiFi camera that my friend brought back from the US - does anyone know if it is possible to connect it to a PPC PDA?? I can get the camera to connect to my PC and thought it would be cool if I could connect it to my mobile device as well.

Create new topic
I iz your trusted friend
5759 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 134

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

Reply # 26557 16-Jan-2006 15:04
Send private message

i think it needs a software to run/listening to a certain port. i read that with the wifi you can essentially, take photo without any memory card, as the photos will save directly to the PC. and of course you can transfer files without cable too...




Internet is my backyard...

 

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...»

 

Please read the Geekzone's FUG

 


BDFL - Memuneh
58932 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10298

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 26560 16-Jan-2006 15:15
Send private message

Yes, it uses a special service and driver, which are not available for mobile devices.




 
 
 
 




68 posts

Master Geek


Reply # 26564 16-Jan-2006 15:30
Send private message

Thanks for your help!

559 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Trusted

Reply # 26882 22-Jan-2006 12:18
Send private message

can you stream the cam on the net and view through pocket media player?

BDFL - Memuneh
58932 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10298

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 26883 22-Jan-2006 15:02
Send private message


68 posts

Master Geek


Reply # 26911 23-Jan-2006 09:03
Send private message

I have just purchased the new Nikon P2 WiFi camera - it can transfer images to the PC via WiFi - or alternatively take pictures and send them directly to a PC (without having to store them on an SD card - great for taking pictures around the home close to the WiFi network!). Video streaming is not supported.

BDFL - Memuneh
58932 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10298

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 26913 23-Jan-2006 09:25
Send private message

Is it like the Kodak one that needs a program on the PC for this transfer to work?







68 posts

Master Geek


Reply # 26921 23-Jan-2006 11:03
Send private message

I found it a lot more user friendly than the Kodak - You have to load a confiuration utility on the PC to specify the network connection, but once that is sorted it works quite well. I have been playing with ad-hoc partnerships and they are a little tempermental - but once you have the connection setup it works well.

208 posts

Master Geek


Reply # 27894 6-Feb-2006 13:35
Send private message

freitasm: Yes, it uses a special service and driver, which are not available for mobile devices.


Not even an i-mate SP5 or Nokia 9300i???

WiFi is just WiFi, but guess you're right if it has additional 'photo' code/applications/drivers that need to be loaded on the target host.

Guess it'll happen one day not to far away. OR some mad bunny will build GSM/CDMA MMS into a camera....




BDFL - Memuneh
58932 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10298

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

Reply # 27896 6-Feb-2006 15:30
Send private message

Not even then. One thing is the transport of data, another thing is what to do with this data.

Same as having a TCP/IP stack on your computer - it will move data around, but it's only one of the layers (actually according to the OSI model, TCP in the transport layer, IP in network layer).

You would still need an application layer to use the data (an email client, a web browser, a ftp client, whatever else).

Can someone implement it for other devices? Certainly could, as an application layer, based on the same protocol the camera currently uses.




Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Vodafone TV — television in the cloud
Posted 17-Oct-2017 19:29


Nokia 8 review: Classy midrange pure Android phone
Posted 16-Oct-2017 07:27


Why carriers might want to embrace Commerce Commission study, MVNOs
Posted 13-Oct-2017 09:42


Fitbit launches Ionic, its health and fitness smartwatch
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:52


Xero launches machine learning automation to improve coding accuracy for small businesses
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:45


Bank of New Zealand uses Intel AI to detect financial crime
Posted 12-Oct-2017 15:39


Sony launches Xperia XZ1, a smartphone with real-time 3D capture
Posted 11-Oct-2017 10:26


Notes on Nokia’s phone comeback
Posted 10-Oct-2017 10:06


Air New Zealand begins Inflight Wi-Fi rollout
Posted 9-Oct-2017 20:16


The latest mobile phones in perspective
Posted 9-Oct-2017 18:34


Review: Acronis True Image 2018 — serious backup
Posted 8-Oct-2017 11:22


Lenovo launches ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25
Posted 7-Oct-2017 23:16


Less fone, more tech as Vodafone gets brand make-over
Posted 6-Oct-2017 08:16


API Talent Achieves AWS MSP Partner Status
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:20


Stellar Consulting Group now a Domo Partner
Posted 5-Oct-2017 21:03



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.