[oshug] Arduino help needed

Omer Kilic omer at kilic.name
Thu Jul 4 17:38:03 UTC 2013


Hi Jeremy,

This is a good starting point: http://playground.arduino.cc/interfacing/python

pySerial documetation available here: http://pyserial.sourceforge.net/


HTH,
Omer.

On 4 July 2013 18:17, Jeremy Bennett <jeremy.bennett at embecosm.com> wrote:
> I need some help from one of you Arduino gurus.
>
> I want to talk to the Arduino serial interface from a Fedora Linux system. I
> know how to do the Arduino side, using Serial.available, Serial.read,
> Serial.write etc.
>
> My problem is how to talk from the Linux end. All the examples I see are
> Windows based and use Thierry Schneider's Serial C++ Library for Win32. What
> do I use as the Linux equivalent?
>
> It's not as simple as just writing the the Linux device (in this case
> /dev/bus/usb/004/081). I suspect I need something rather cleverer, but I
> don't know what it is.
>
> Any help much appreciated. I'm trying to help a youngster set up an Arduino
> based face tracker, driven by OpenCV face detection on the Linux box.
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Jeremy
>
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