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Connect object to sensor

Anonymous
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Is it possible to connect a gdl object to live data from a sensor? How?
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Barry Kelly
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No not directly and not live that I know of.

I guess it could be done if your sensor can output data to a text file and then the object could read that text file (every time you rebuild and regenerate or open the object settings).
It would not be live and the object could never read the file while the sensor was writing to it.
So that is probably not a good solution.

Maybe with an add-on it could be automated a bit more but I think data would still have to go via an external file.

You have my interest.
What could you possibly want to do this for?

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Anonymous
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I am looking for for good solutions for FM use. We have a building with a lot of sensors that we Whould like to be able to read in the in the Bim.
Any segestion whould be mutch appreciated...
via the Grasshopper Connection perhaps? There are GH components that interact with sensors.
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Anonymous
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Thank you very much for the reply. I would definitely try grasshopper.
Keep us posted about this. I'm interested in learning more about what and how you're doing this.
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Anonymous
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Will do...
Laszlo Nagy
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I am also curious about this capability...
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