Arduino Skype Shield acts as Arduino Shield via 1Sheeld

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Arduino Skype Shield acts as Arduino Shield via 1Sheeld

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Skype is now in your sketch, feel free to call or video-call others when a certain condition is met.

This shield is one of the communication shields.Communication shields allow you to use your smartphone as a gateway between Arduino and other phones, they make it easier to communicate with your Arduino board by sending and receiving data to or from another phone.Learn more from the communication shields tutorial.
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Skype library allows your Arduino to make skype calls within a certain action or conditions.

Adding #define CUSTOM_SETTINGS along with #define INCLUDE_SKYPE_SHIELD is a key that will let you unlock the Skype shield only amongst all shields and prevent 1Sheeld library from eating your memory specially for UNO board.

Note

– For Android M(6) or greater, there are permissions to be granted before using the Data Logger shield, please make sure to grant the permissions or else it may affect the application’s performance.
– This Shield is currently supported by Android application only and not IOS due to some software/hardware limitations.

void call(const char *)

Call a certain Skype account.

 

SYNTAX
Skype.call(accountName);

 

RETURNS
None.

 

PARAMETERS
Takes a const char array holding the account name.

 

USAGE
Skype.call(“accountName”);

 

void call(String)

Call a certain Skype account.

 

SYNTAX
Skype.call(accountName);

 

RETURNS
None.

 

PARAMETERS
Takes a string object holding the account name.

 

USAGE
String account= “accontName”;
Skype.call(account);

 

void videoCall(const char *)

Video call a certain Skype account.

 

SYNTAX
Skype.videoCall(accountName);

 

RETURNS
None.

 

PARAMETERS
Takes a const char array holding the account name.

 

USAGE
Skype.call(“accontName”);

 

void videoCall(String)

Video call a certain Skype account.

 

SYNTAX
Skype.videoCall(accountName);

 

RETURNS
None.

 

PARAMETERS
Takes a string object holding the account name.

 

USAGE
String accountName = "echo123";
Skype.call(accountName);