Couldn't agree more!
Nice one, mate! I'd forgotten about that.DougieLawson wrote:sudo apt-get install avahi-daemon
That enables Bonjour (aka mDNS) and you can use http://somenamehere.local (somenamehere) comes from /etc/hostname which can be set with sudo raspi-config.
That sounds achievable. Where would I store the MAC addresses? Which lookup file?mikerr wrote:Note you can only initially get the unique id (bluetooth MAC) from a device in discoverable mode.
But once you have that MAC address, you can detect its presence without it being in discoverable mode from then on.