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Offline ytpierce

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on: July 21, 2008, 02:40:06 AM
hello everyone!
     I am an employee of IVT corporation.it is my honor to communicate with everybody.
     In order to offer everyone better service,we need your precious suggestions about BlueSoleil.
     you can tell me:
     1.what do you want to do with BlueSoleil and Wii romote.
     2.what profiles do you want BlueSoleil to implement, what functions BlueSoleil has implemented and what functions of it did you think need improvement.
     Whatever you suggest,I will always say thank you for your pure-hearted suggestion,my dear friend! 
« Last Edit: July 28, 2008, 03:56:08 AM by ytpierce »



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Reply #1 on: July 21, 2008, 02:54:33 AM
ytpierce
If you read many of the posts in the "Bluetooth and Connectivity" thread a majority revolve arround BlueSoleil consistently crashing computers. There seems to be no consistency between situations when this occurs. I found that BlueSoleil had no issues in connecting and or communicating with various Wiimote Projects. Rather it would just randomly crash my whole system even when I wasn't using Bluetooth or Wiimote Projects. (Problem fixed the second I removed the software).

The other issue for myself and teachers is that we stack multiple Bluetooth products ontop of the Whiteboard Project. The main one is a Wacom Bluetooth Graphics Tablet, your software does not allow the Tablet to be used as a Tablet rather restricting it to a mouse type device (this is an issue beyond teh Wiimote Project).

The other barier is inability to Pair with the Wiimote. If Bluesoliel was to stop crashing systems and could pair with a wiimote you would be the software of first choice by Wiimote Project Users!

For teachers (majority of Whiteboard Users) the Tablet issue is significant also but not as much as the others.

Ignoring the instability it is quite a user friendly product with and easy to follow GUI!

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Reply #2 on: July 21, 2008, 03:37:22 AM
     thank you so much,benpaddlejones!
     I will have a good look at the posts in the "Bluetooth and Connectivity" and convey your post to our supervisor.
     I still have a request:if we fixed the bug of crashing computers,what will you want us to improve about BlueSoleil?we want do it better,so we need more suggestions about the details!
     Thanks again for your valued and pure-hearted opinion!
« Last Edit: July 21, 2008, 03:57:51 AM by ytpierce »



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Reply #3 on: July 21, 2008, 04:45:08 AM
ytpierce

What is good:
a) Easy to use interface
b) Choice between Windows Menu Interface & Visual Interface

What needs to be improved:
a) Correct callibration with Wacom Bluetooth Graphics Tablet
BlueSoliel does not allow it to be used as a graphics tablet. With a Widcomm stack I can calibrate the tablet, so if I press & sweep 1cm on the top right hand my cursor will move to the top right hand and sweep 1cm. With Bluesoliel the cursor will not move to the top right hand it will simply sweep 1cm from its existing location.
Read: http://club.wacom.co.jp/wacom-en/servlet/support.user.Swusr103Sv00?entry_id=357
b) Ability to pair with Wiimote
No need to constantly locate and manually connect with Wiimote (HID). Thus after iniatial pairing, I can turn on my Wiimote, BlueSoliel will identify and connect with it. Just like any standard Bluetooth HID (bluetooth mouse, keyboard, etc).

Let me know if you want more info.

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Reply #4 on: July 21, 2008, 05:22:30 AM
    I will save these useful info you have supplied and I am very glad to hear that you can supply more details,the more,the better!  :)
    We can resume it tomorrow.Best wishes to you,see you tomorrow!



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Reply #5 on: July 21, 2008, 06:30:35 AM
It's great to know that IVT is getting feedback from us. :)

I am also a Bluesoleil user.
Pairing the Wiimote without constantly searching and reconnecting the Wiimotes will be the ideal situation.
If connection between the Wiimote and the computer can be done by just starting up the Wiimote, the technical boundaries that end users encounter will be greatly relieved. If this can be done, I am sure the Bluesoleil software will garner a bigger user base among the Wiimote users.

Thanks!

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Reply #6 on: July 21, 2008, 06:49:36 AM
Great news!

A nice initiative by IVT!

I hope all problems with connections here can be sorted out.

I'm about to find out myself as I formatted my laptop today...

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Reply #7 on: July 21, 2008, 10:34:02 PM
    Thank you,boonjin and UndCon,I have got it,I will collect all the words you have said,no word can escape ;D.
    Just trust us,we will try our best to solve all the problems quickly. :)



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Reply #8 on: July 22, 2008, 06:19:09 PM
ytpeirce
Could you please see: http://www.wiimoteproject.com/support-b11/wiimote-whiteboard-on-windows-vista/.

You will find numerous posts on this forum refering to the "Blue Screen of Death". Hellsplumber has confirmed that the cause is a Bluesoleil conflict.

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Reply #9 on: July 22, 2008, 09:06:33 PM
  Thank you benpaddlejones,it is the most terrible thing,my partner confirmed it too,we are taking steps to find the reasons and solve it.



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Reply #10 on: July 23, 2008, 01:00:02 AM
OK - I installed everything from scratch yesterday and I made a install-log...unfortanley I didnt need BlueSoliel in order to get things running - but I still have 1 more computer to go and thats stationary 64bit Vista ;)



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Reply #11 on: July 23, 2008, 10:05:57 PM
You know what would be cool, full support of the DBT-122 dongle, Vista and all and all.



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Reply #12 on: July 24, 2008, 09:08:10 PM
   Yeah, that is also the best result we want to see, I appreciate your suggestion, thank you!



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Reply #13 on: July 25, 2008, 07:10:25 AM
ytpierce
I know Bluesoleil is showing some aweseom interest in this project, and I don't want to overload you but...

Will you also be supporting internal Bluetooth Radio's? The HP & Toshiba seem to be the most common. They are essentailly a widcomm stack (rebranded by both Toshiba & HP) but with a another peice of software called a "Bluetooth Emunerator"? (not sure of its purpose).

If you are able to add "auto connect" with a Wiimote anyone, regardless of their bluetooth device will be able to purchase and use your software. Many schools purchase HP & toshiba because of the quality of their hardware support.

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Reply #14 on: July 25, 2008, 11:25:25 AM
and dont forget about Dell - another big brand used by companies and more...