Displays nearby BLE devices on a webpage served by a Tessel.
You have the option to pre-register devices into the code if you want them to show up with a name next to them.
This could be useful if you just want to know what BLE devices are around you– or if a group of people regularly carry BLE-broadcasting devices (e.g. Fitbits or phones), you could register them into the code and use this for a roll-call of who is present.
- Clone this repo
- From inside your local copy of the repo,
npm installto install dependencies
- Plug the Bluetooth Low Energy Module into port A on your Tessel
- Connect Tessel to wifi– this should be the same wifi your computer is connected to. (
tessel wifi -n network -p password). Note the IP address of your tessel when it connects (you can also show it again with
tessel wifi -l)
- Start the server and begin scanning for BLE devices with
tessel run index.js
- Once the console has logged that it's listening, go to your tessel's IP address in the browser + the port– so in my case, '192.168.8.106:8080'. The page served from your Tessel should appear!
- I didn't do anything fancy with this, so you'll have to refresh to get the most recent listing.