Skip navigation
Digi-Key TechXchange Communities > Projects and Designs > Discussions
3468 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jul 16, 2014 11:34 AM by mrtibbs RSS
Currently Being Moderated

Jul 15, 2014 9:16 PM

Push Button Trigger for a Cellphone App

Hi guys, I'm looking for choices on a push button as a trigger for an app. My problem is how would the the button communicate with the app? The range isn't that much, just about a few dozen meters or so. Any ideas?

  • mrtibbs Novice 13 posts since
    May 21, 2014
    Currently Being Moderated
    Jul 16, 2014 11:34 AM (in response to Riley)
    Re: Push Button Trigger for a Cellphone App

    any push button would work really, just depends on what you need it for. . . the real problem I would say, as you stated, is how to integrate it to the app?  You could try a hardwire connection via iPhone/Android/whatever's port; or you could try connecting it via wifi or bluetooth. If you have a touchscreen phone, you could write your app to detect a touch and have the screen behave as the pushbutton. . . just a cheap suggestion. . . 

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (0)


  • Correct Answers - 4 points
  • Helpful Answers - 3 points