Emulator of wireless device transmissions in the IoT
starling is an emulator of decoded wireless device transmissions, providing a stream of raddec objects.
npm install starling
const Starling = ;let emulator = ;emulator;emulator;
What's in a name?
As Wikipedia explains, "Starlings imitate a variety of avian species and have a repertoire of about 15–20 distinct imitations." Actually, they can mimic plenty besides other avian species. There are some great videos of starlings mimicking telephones, classical music and more. "Calls that are simple in frequency structure and calls that show little amplitude modulation are preferentially imitated". That's fitting given that the wireless devices currently supported by reelyActive hardware all communicate using Frequency-Shift Keying (FSK) which involves no amplitude modulation.
Not only are starlings natural emulators, they're also occasional food for Barn Owls. Well how about that for a coincidence.
If you're developing with barnowl check out:
- diyActive our developer page
- our node-style-guide for development
- our contact information to get in touch if you'd like to contribute
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