Pulling Show Knowledge off of a Health Tracker

[Aaron Christophel] writes in with but some other artful mod for his D6 Health Tracker. The use of OpenOCD and Pygame, he displays how you’ll be able to pull knowledge proper off the tracker’s display and despatched it to the pc.

This one appealed to us for its brevity. First [Aaron] launches the OpenOCD server which connects to the D6. Then, a brief Python script connects to the server thru telnet, reads the display knowledge, and makes use of a look-up desk to show the information into a replica show at the PC display. Should you’re extra of a visible learner, there’s an indication video after the damage.

The D6 is a well-liked health tracker that’s continuously re-branded and offered at an overly low value. [Aaron] is a large fan of those Nordic nRF52 powered units, and we’ve coated a few of his hacks ahead of. Should you’d like to be informed extra about those attention-grabbing little units there’s somewhat a write-up on their inner-workings right here.

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