What is anyRemote?
The overall goal of this project is to provide remote control service on Linux through Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or just TCP/IP connection.
anyRemote supports wide range of modern cell phones like Nokia, SonyEricsson, HTC, Motorola and others.
It was developed as thin communication layer between Bluetooth (or IR, Wi-Fi) capabled phone and Linux, and in principle could be configured to manage almost any software.
anyRemote is console application, but in addition there are GUI front ends for Gnome and KDE.
Plenty of connection variants
anyRemote can be used by:
- bluetooth connection with Android or J2ME (if cell phone is JSR82 compatible) clients
- Wi-Fi connection with Android or J2ME clients if phone supports Wi-Fi
- IR connection with J2ME client if java realization in phone supports access to IR port
- ordinary TCP/IP connection with Android or J2ME clients, if PC is connectable from internet
- bluetooth, infrared or cable connection using AT "modem" commands
- Web interface
- it has limited support for Bemused clients
- experimental support for iPhone/iPod Touch with Command Fusion's iViewer installed
Plenty of compatible phones
anyRemote should work with the following phones:
- Android devices
- Nokia Series40 and Series60
- Sony Ericsson
You can find complete list of phones and other devices which were tested with anyRemote on the Devices List
Some phone-specific details described here.