[zeromq-dev] How do we activate and connect to WiFi hotspots in edgenets?

crocket crockabiscuit at gmail.com
Fri Jan 10 07:02:32 CET 2014

http://developer.android.com/guide/topics/connectivity/wifip2p.html tells
android has WiFi Direct capability since 4.0.
This is a good news. I'm not sure about iOS, but iPhones can connect
to WiFi-Direct-capable android phones.

On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 5:31 AM, Pieter Hintjens <ph at imatix.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 3:55 PM, Lindley French <lindleyf at gmail.com> wrote:
> > In the short term that may be the only solution that's workable without
> root
> > access on at least some of the phones. I think the full benefits of
> EdgeNet
> > won't be realized until arbitrary phones can serve as routers or data
> mules
> > without the user knowing or caring, though.
> Right.
> > I still think WiFi Direct has a place in the solution, when it's
> available.
> > According to Wikipedia, only one phone of a group has to support WiFi
> Direct
> > for the entire group to use it.
> That works precisely like a hotspot afaik (did not actually try that,
> though).
> -Pieter
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