Raspberry Pi – Location Aware Media Server – Pairing

As mentioned in the post Raspberry Pi Location Aware Media Server I mentioned a new project I am embarking on. This post is to document my current process and thinking regarding the pairing process for the beacon Pi’s and the server Pi and for the initial setup to be carried out.

This post will reflect my current plans therefore will change over time. Where I have decided against a certain approach I will either create a new post specifying why or I will update this post giving reasons depending on the most appropriate approach. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi – Location Aware Media Server – Pairing”

Raspberry Pi – Location Aware Media Server Project

Recently I purchased a Raspberry Pi and have been considering what I should do with it.

1 consideration has been to create a location aware media server.  What do I mean by location aware media server? Well most media servers will allow you to create playlists and output to whatever speakers are attached. With my project however I plan on making the system know which room you are in and to then output to speakers in that specific room, if you move room the music will follow.

Prior to jumping into such a project there are a few things that I have to work out as well as to decide the full functionality of the system. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi – Location Aware Media Server Project”