|FM TwoO Android|
|Wednesday, 26 January 2011|
FM TwoO Android
Note (11/05/2011): It was brought to our attention that the latest firmware KC1 from Samsung breaks the FM functionality for the FM TwoO application. We haven't found a solution that can be distributed on the market yet. Meanwhile, the following procedure can be followed to unlock the FM receiver from the Galaxy S with KC1 firmware.
CRC FM TwoO (pronounce: two "O", like in Web 2.0) receives real-time FM radio and RDS data currently on the Samsung Galaxy S family of devices.
FM TwoO does More
FM TwoO may not be as "goog looking" as the Samsung FM app that comes pre-installed on the Galaxy phone (yet!). However, it provides more functionality. The table below shows the respective features of both apps.
Functional Block Diagram
For those of you who want to know more, here is a functional block diagram of the FM TwoO app running on an android phone.
Advanced Test Mode
. This should allow the development of Androids RDS apps on devices without a radio tuner The mode was successfully used with a FM-RDS receiver build using the GNU Radio platform as it is described here: