Prototype x-OSC Gloves Kit

Prototype x-OSC Gloves Kit for team to use in development. It is a self-contained, pre-configured kit ready to run out of the box (or bag). It also represents something what we want to eventually put together as a product.

Prototype x-OSC Gloves Kit PartsPrototype x-OSC Gloves Kit Bag

Contents

  • Left Glove
  • Right Glove
  • USB cables x2 (for charging gloves)
  • Router + power cable
  • Ethernet cable

Quick start guide

  1. Connect computer to router using Ethernet cable
  2. Turn on gloves (connect battery)
  3. Watch the gloves data come streaming in (left = Port 8111, right= Port 8222)

Extra notes

  • Gloves static IP = 192.168.0.111 (left) and 192.168.0.222 (right)
  • Gloves send to 255.255.255.255 on port 8111 (left) and 8222 (right)
  • Gloves listen on port 9111 (left) and 9222 (right)
  • Flex sensor update rate at 20 Hz
  • IMU & quaternion update at 128 Hz
  • Router does not broadcast SSID (hidden Network). If you want to connect via WiFi then you need to do it manually: SSID=”Gloves Router“, security=none
  • Router DHCP enabled: Your computer can be assigned an IP address just like normal.
  • The gloves can be used while charging


The router, x-BIMUs and x-OSCs are preconfigured and ready to go. The following settings were used, unspecified settings are left default values.

x-BIMU Settings (firmware v0.7)

  • QUAT_RATE = 8
  • SENS_RATE = 8
  • BATT_RATE = 0
  • BIN_PACKETS = 1
  • AHRS_NO_MAG = 1

x-OSC Settings (firmware 0.4)

  • Network Type: “Infrastructure”
  • SSID: “Gloves Router”
  • Security = “Open”
  • Use DHCP: unchecked
  • IP address: “192.168.0.111” (Left), “192.168.0.222” (Right)
  • Port (outgoing) = “8111” (Left), “8222” (Right)
  • Port (incoming) = “9111” (Left), “9222” (Right)
  • Sample Rate: 20 Hz
  • Input 1: Serial
  • Channel 1 Buffer Size: 32
  • Channel 1 Timeout/ms: 1

Netgear D6300 Router Settings

  • Enable SSID Broadcast = unchecked
  • Security Options = “None”
  • Mode = “Up to 300 Mbps”
  • Name (SSID) = “Gloves Router”

4 Comments so far

  1. Christoph Mann on October 9th, 2013

    must… have… *drool*

  2. katie on October 12th, 2013

    love the gloves would love to have them and the software someday!

  3. Ioka on November 4th, 2013

    CanĀ“t.wait.for.this.must.have!!!!!!

  4. Juan Ricardo Sandoval on November 14th, 2013

    Excellent project. When it will be available like product?
    I would like to have one.
    Thanks

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