Reading Steps From A Medisana ViFit Connect Pedometer

18 May 2015 | Read more... | 0 comments

As mentioned before, I am working on fiddling out the protocol and how-to read/write data from/to a MediSana ViFit Connect Pedometer. Today, I finally figured out how data is being retrieved. First, when you request data, you get 96 datasets back. This translates to 96 quarter hours, starting at 00:00...

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ViFit Pedometer

29 Apr 2015 | Read more... | 0 comments

I’m currently trying to read the data from a Medisana ViFit connect via Bluetooth LE so that I don’t have to share them with a T-Mobile cloud where god-knows-what happens to it. After enabling an hcitool dump on my Android phone and running a sync from in there, I got...

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Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2015 - Wrap-up

22 Mar 2015 | Read more... | 0 comments

Dieses Wochenende war ich auf den Chemnitzer Linux Tagen und aergere mich, dass ich jetzt 8 Jahre lang aus terminlichen Gruenden nicht kommen konnte. Ich hoffe, dass der Termin Ende Maerz beibehalten wird. Dieses Jahr war ich auf drei Vortraegen: Git Workflows im Alltag von Valentin Haenel Hier bin ich...

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Current projects

03 Mar 2015 | Read more... | 0 comments

Some updates on what I’m currently up to (hint: it’s not no-good). I’m pretty happily active on my Tiny automated version checker for Project Zomboid, having just released v0.4.0 with a bit tweaked UI. Now that Project Zomboids Early Access Build 31 has hit the public release, I’ll need to...

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There can't be trust in the Internet of Things

09 Feb 2015 | Read more... | 0 comments

These days, news of Samsung asking their customers not to talk about sensitive information in front of Samsung devices. While I agree that they deserve any and all kind of shaming and ridiculing, Samsung and their “do-not-buy-our-stuff” policy are not the problem, but only a symptom of the problem. I...

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