Artoo adaptor for the Pebble smart watch
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Artoo Adaptor For Pebble

This repository contains the Artoo ( adaptor and driver for the Pebble smart watch (

Artoo is a open source micro-framework for robotics using Ruby.

For more information abut Artoo, check out our repo at

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  • Install artoo and artoo-pebble gems.
gem install artoo
gem install artoo-pebble


  • Before running the example, make sure configuration settings match with your program, in example, api host is your computer IP, robot name is 'pebble', and robot api port is 8080
require 'artoo'

connection :pebble, :adaptor => :pebble
device     :watch,  :driver  => :pebble, :name => 'pebble'

api :host => '', :port => '8080'

name 'pebble'

def button_push(*data)
  unless data[1].nil?
    p "#{data[1]} button pushed"

def tap_event(*data)
  p "Tap event detected"

work do
  pebble.send_notification("Hello Pebble!")
  on pebble, :button => :button_push
  on pebble, :tap    => :tap_event

Supported Features

  • Event detection of 3 main pebble buttons
  • Tap event
  • Sending text notification message to pebble
  • Accelerometer support


Check out our documentation for lots of information about how to use Artoo.


Need more help? Just want to say "Hello"? Come visit us on IRC freenode #artoo


  • All active development is in the dev branch. New or updated features must be added to the dev branch. Hotfixes will be considered on the master branch in situations where it does not alter behaviour or features, only fixes a bug.
  • All patches must be provided under the Apache 2.0 License
  • Please use the -s option in git to "sign off" that the commit is your work and you are providing it under the Apache 2.0 License
  • Submit a Github Pull Request to the appropriate branch and ideally discuss the changes with us in IRC.
  • We will look at the patch, test it out, and give you feedback.
  • Avoid doing minor whitespace changes, renamings, etc. along with merged content. These will be done by the maintainers from time to time but they can complicate merges and should be done seperately.
  • Take care to maintain the existing coding style.
  • Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality.
  • All pull requests should be "fast forward"
    • If there are commits after yours use “git rebase -i <new_head_branch>”
    • If you have local changes you may need to use “git stash”
    • For git help see progit which is an awesome (and free) book on git

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