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Bluetooth Question

 
Girish Nagaraj
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I am trying to run a bluetooth code (from Jonathan knudsen book) from sony ericsson cell phones (W550i & K750i).

Same code is run on both cell phones.

The structure of code is like this(same code in both phones):
1) A server which is created first & waits for client connection
2) Client on each then should connect to Server at the other cell phone & both will achieve some thing.
3) seperate thread for client & server


server part is working as expected where as at client part selectService() method is not finding the service at the other end.

Client thread:

public void run() {
// this is the BT client portion of the dating service
try {
mDiscoveryAgent = LocalDevice.getLocalDevice().getDiscoveryAgent();
} catch (Exception ex) {
}

StreamConnection conn = null;
DataOutputStream dos = null;
while( !mEndNow) {
try {
mDateConnect = mDiscoveryAgent.selectService(DATING_SERVICE_ID,
ServiceRecord.NOAUTHENTICATE_NOENCRYPT, false);

if (mDateConnect != null) {
conn = (StreamConnection) Connector.open(mDateConnect);
dos = conn.openDataOutputStream();
dos.writeUTF(mPref);
dos.writeUTF(mHeight);
dos.writeUTF(mContact);
dos.flush();
dos.close();
}

} catch (Exception ex) {
}
}
}

Server Thread:

public void run() {

try {
// get local BT manager
mLocalBT = LocalDevice.getLocalDevice();

// set we are discoverable
mLocalBT.setDiscoverable(DiscoveryAgent.GIAC);
String url = "btspp://localhost:" + DATING_SERVICE_ID.toString() +
";name=Dating Service;authorize=false";

// create notifier now
mServerNotifier = (StreamConnectionNotifier) Connector.open(
url.toString());
//System.out.println(" got notifier ");

} catch (Exception e) {
System.err.println("Can't initialize bluetooth: " + e);
}
StreamConnection conn = null;
while (!mEndNow) {
conn = null;

try {
conn = mServerNotifier.acceptAndOpen();
} catch (IOException e) {

continue;
}


// System.out.println(" got a connection!");
if (conn != null)
processRequest(conn);
}

}

What might be the problem?
 
Faraz Masood
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hello Girish,

I think you are not specifying the service name correctly, and i suggest that just to check that this is not the case, you should use the service discovery on the client side to find all the service name, store them somewhere and try to connect to them

like , just run a single BT server, the service search will yield only one result, and you should use that to connect to the server

hope this helps
 
Girish Nagaraj
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Hi Faraz,

executed the code in the wireless tool kit.,absolutely no issues.
But when I execute it on the real phone problem starts.

Some times it work, really, most of the times it won't!!!
I think bluetooth connection is not stable..,
 
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Check my response to this thread here
http://www.coderanch.com/t/230227/JME/Mobile/Bluetooth-Application

Phones are notorious for not exactly implementing the spec correctly. I don't know specifically about that phone, but the emulator does implement the spec correctly.

Mark
 
Girish Nagaraj
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Thanks Mark..
 
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