Profile switching API
Note from admin: This was originally part of the
Facial Recognition Module thread, moved it because it had nothing to do with it.
@paviro can you please explain to me how you set up different profiles. I don’t (currently) plan on using your code cough too complicated cough but I had an idea for something potential awesome. P.S. could you trigger a profile switch via a ssh?
PPS in layman terms also because I’m just trying to learn how to build a module (module development form) and my brain is already oozing out my ears.
@00conman what do you mean by profile? This module does not switch any profiles it’s just activates and disables the monitor :D
@paviro response to reading the whole message back
I was under the impression that you could sync up multiple different module configurations based on a face or “code.” For example Billy’s face code tracks the weather in London while Sally’s tracks New York’s.
Response I was too lazy to re-write and only wrote reading the first sentance
I had a stupid idea to make my mirror have 5 base profiles i.e. a weather, default, news, etc. And, I was going to base that profiling off of your code if possible. Also I was wondering if I could use a command from a terminal to change profile so that I could hook it up to a phone or tablet via something like tasker using a ssh. If possible I would love to attempt it but if not than I’ll move that idea to the trash.
Furthermore, with some time browsing the forums I found this post
with you saying, “Different layouts based on facial recognition is already implemented here :slight_smile: It should be trivial to write something similar for the other use cases you just mentioned! Have a look at my code for an example.” While not outright saying it; it does sound something like different “profiles” that are able to be switched between.
It is but this thread is not about that module! Please go to this topic for that.
Update: I moved your posts to the correct topic, please check next time :) will post an example how to switch profiles later.
Okay sorry about that.
My first question is if I would be able to switch out layouts via a command in the Pi’s terminal or via an ssh. And, my second, if I can change layouts from a terminal, is how I would go about making the different layouts.
@00conman sure you could. Would be the same thing like I do in my module but you probably would need to serve an API you could then trigger via a terminal :)
@00conman it would be worth creating a module that has an API to switch “profiles”. It’s actually extremely doable. But I suggest you open a separate topic for this.
Okay I’ll look into it.