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Is it possible to write a program which could send a midi ring tone to moblie phone through the infra-red? What technical do I need?
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by:dhymes
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Yes, it is possible.
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mirtol earned 150 total points
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As dhymes says - yes. But if its just cos you want to change your ringtone, try downloading some software to do it. Otherwise you;ve got ALOT OF HASSLE for something simple, namely:

 - Using IrDA sockets
 - Deciphering phone-specific data values and commands
 - Translating your midi tune to your phone's ringtone format

There are many apps on the net which will do this for you and lots more besides.

What make of phone have you got?
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by:sburck
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If you're a nokia user, using FBUS or MBUS, check out www.softwarecave.com, they sell and support a number of DLLs which you can use to send and receive ringtones, as well as SMS messaging, and other things.  I used them in the past, and was quite pleased.

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by:havman56
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hey

very easy now i am working on it! u shoudl use win2000.
it only support IRDA driver not NT 4.0.

very easy as IRDA sockets
i succedded in sending data.
any doubts get abck to me sure u will be helped!!!!

but on midi tone i ahve not worked but sending simple data on IRDA i feel this may also be possible.
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by:havman56
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Try to write u rown code
use actisys dongles to send and recive for time being..
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