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byomb

Bring Your Own Mute Button
WebSocket client and server for Midi-based mute buttons

WARNING!
There are no security measures taken at all!
Use server and client in well-known/private networks only!

The idea behind this project is, that every podcast guest can use his/her smartphone/tablet/mobile device with a recent browser as mute button.

##Server

Start server with python SERVER/MuteServer.py

usage: MuteServer.py [-h] [-p port] [-w wsport] [--rtmidi]

optional arguments:
  -h, --help      show this help
  -p, --port=     webserver port listening on, default 8080
  -w, --wsport=   websocket port listening on, default 9000
  --rtmidi        use RtMidi instead of PortMidi

Server propagates client-url (IP and port) through Bonjour/mDNS/Zeroconf as "Mute Button Service". OS X/iOS devices can connect to client-app (mute button and admin interface) with URL http://mute.local:<port> respectively http://mute.local:<port>/admin.html for the admin interface.

Dependencies

Setup

$ cd byomb
$ virtualenv venv --python=python2
$ pip install --requirement SERVER/requirements.txt

##Clients HTML clients use Material Design Lite and WebSockets. Clients are successfully tested on recent iOS (Chrome/Firefox/Safari), recent Android (Chrome), Firefox OS 2.2, OS X/Windows (recent browser). ###Mute Button Open http://<ip>:<port> in your browser.
After entering your name and connecting to the server, click the padlock icon in the top right edge for keeping your device awake (should work on iOS and Adnroid).

###Admin Interface Open http://<ip>:<port>/admin.html in your browser.
Select MidiPort and assign individual channel and button to every mute button client.