[asterisk-dev] Adding Bluetooth Pairing Support to chan_mobile

Vlasis Hatzistavrou (KTI) vhatz at kinetix.gr
Thu Jan 22 17:14:15 CST 2009

Matthew Nicholson wrote:
> Hi,
> Recently it occurred to me that bluetooth paring support, might be a
> useful feature to have in chan_mobile.  Currently you are required to
> manage device pairing outside of chan_mobile, which usually means
> configuring and managing an external program.  Most of the pairing
> agents that I have seen are also interactive (for the initial pairing
> exchange), which is not suited for a server environment.  A pairing
> agent could be built into chan_mobile and a 'pin=' option added to
> mobile.conf to simplify pairing chan_mobile devices.
> I would like to know if adding this functionality to chan_mobile is a
> good idea or not.

Hello Matthew,

I think that what you propose would be a great feature.

May I also take the opportunity to add that another useful feature would 
be to be able to pair a bluetooth dongle installed on the Asterisk 
server to more than 1 bluetooth capable devices.

Best regards,
Vlasis Hatzistavrou.

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