Spaceapps 2013 participation entry sources and documentation.
I've forked jcfigueiredo/XMPP-Bot It looks like a useful light weight bot that will suite my needs. Completed 'stories':
- report the current ISS position when sent 'where'
- report the next passes when sent coordinates (dropped in favor of following)
- accept other forms than coordinates
- use OSM and their APIs for this? (idea from other group at Demola)
- bingo! http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim#Search
- return name of location if available (for 'where' queries)
- set up demo
- xmpp:firstname.lastname@example.org (also works for google talk)
- call [no longer active] from mobile phone - receive next pass over Tampere by text message!
- lots of discussion with local teams in the NewFactory venue
- discussions on freenode IRC on #spaceapps
- following and posting on twitter, collaborating with other teams
- hackpad reading and writing to it
- set up demo
- with icq
- with twitter (dm? or public?)
- with text message (bi-directional, sms, through aspsms/swissjabber or voipdiscount)
- with skype
- with facebook(is there a working transport?)
- with phone call, reply with next pass over country where call originated from
- with phone call, reply with next pass over location registered for phone number
- send notification of upcomming pass for previously set coordinates
- return magnitude of pass and other info
- find way to get altitude information for lat/lon tuple
- find way to calculate timezone/dst for lat/lon and return local time
- accept other forms of location
- identify country by phone prefix (SIP gateway)
- any XEP that would allow to retrieve remote location?
- reply directly to phone call and use TTS (festival)
- move from remote json queries to locally stored and updated TLE
- add support for arbitrary objects found in TLE file
- add support for objects outside of earth orbit
- add search in TLE objects
- http://astrobob.areavoices.com/astrobob/images/ISS_sun_June_28_Lyle_A.jpg Photo credit: Lyle Anderson
- http://s1.www.astronomycameras.com/data/blog/20100322/assets/iss100317b.jpg Ernie Mastroianni, an American amateur from Whitefish Bay, USA.