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README.md

README.md

Summon

SummonThe browser for the Web of Things.
A platform for mobile devices that provides a convenient and scalable mechanism for IoT device interactivity, enabled by web-based interfaces and driven by the devices themselves.

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Peripherals

To quickly create a Bluetooth beacon device to test with, install the Eddystone-URL app on a separate Android device.

For Bluetooth peripherals to be listed in the Summon's scan, it must advertise the URI for its corresponding web interface according to the Bluetooth URI AD type specification (page 27), or the Eddystone-URL specification.

Local Wi-Fi peripherals can advertise the URL as an HTTP service over mDNS/ZeroConf/Bonjour.

Example implementations of peripherals can be found in peripherals/examples/.

Creating Interactive User Interfaces

In addition to opening regular websites, Summon can open app-like web UIs that can make use of native smartphone features. These UIs are still developed using standard web tools, but they are able to do things like interact directly over Bluetooth and perform native application functions with provided Javascript APIs. Once the UI is hosted online or served locally from the device, the peripheral can advertise a link to it, as with an ordinary website.

Further details are in the User Interfaces README. Example implementations of UIs can be found in user-interfaces/examples/.