Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

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Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by jjfree » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:54 am

I want to use Python to send control cmd to PS4, via DIY controller+ V7.3 GIMX.
I have read the instruction wiki for several times, and found it's feasible with command lines and COM serials.
My problem is how to start (like python send X to PS4), anybody can give a simple example?
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Re: Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by Matlo » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:05 am

Moved to the development section.

PS4 requires controller authentication. Just let the GIMX software handle this, and talk to the GIMX software using the network API. Open gimx-launcher, and start GIMX with "Network" selected in the "Input" drop-down menu. Then send commands from your python code using the format explained here: https://gimx.fr/wiki/index.php?title=Network_API
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Re: Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by jjfree » Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:41 am

Matlo wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:05 am
Moved to the development section.

PS4 requires controller authentication. Just let the GIMX software handle this, and talk to the GIMX software using the network API. Open gimx-launcher, and start GIMX with "Network" selected in the "Input" drop-down menu. Then send commands from your python code using the format explained here: https://gimx.fr/wiki/index.php?title=Network_API
Thank u, boss.
Testing now.

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Re: Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by jjfree » Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:22 am

Matlo wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:05 am
Moved to the development section.

PS4 requires controller authentication. Just let the GIMX software handle this, and talk to the GIMX software using the network API. Open gimx-launcher, and start GIMX with "Network" selected in the "Input" drop-down menu. Then send commands from your python code using the format explained here: https://gimx.fr/wiki/index.php?title=Network_API
Just donated €10

Have tested CMD to control, smoothly.

Great job :)

Still have issues on UDP Packet, could u give some help?
My codes (not work as expected):
s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET,socket.SOCK_DGRAM)
clickRIGHT = b'0x01,0x01,0x84,0x00,0x00,0x00,0xff'
s.sendto(clickRIGHT,addr)

And another question about the Network API:
3-6 axis value (unsigned 32-bit integer, network byte order)

for unsigned 32-bit integer, how to send negative integers? Say, left stick y (-120)

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Re: Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by Matlo » Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:43 pm

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Re: Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by jjfree » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:37 am

Matlo wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:43 pm
I updated the wiki: http://gimx.fr/wiki/index.php?title=Net ... end_report
find it, thx for update
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Re: Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by GoDlike » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:55 am

Nice work. I think I'll try myself. Gonna be interesting :-)
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Re: Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by jradis » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:38 am

jjfree wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:22 am
Still have issues on UDP Packet, could u give some help?
My codes (not work as expected):
s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET,socket.SOCK_DGRAM)
clickRIGHT = b'0x01,0x01,0x84,0x00,0x00,0x00,0xff'
s.sendto(clickRIGHT,addr)
I have been looking at the same thing except for XBoxOne. I have reviewed the wiki and am confused about what the issue is with the UDP Packet. Doesn't the packet above, match the protocol?

b'0x01,0x01,0x84,0x00,0x00,0x00,0xff'

0x01 is the header
0x01 is then the number of axes to follow
0x84 is the axis index
the rest is the button press

Looking at the documentation, I would guess that the error comes from the axis index, in which case, I don't know how to map the absolute vs relative axes as well as the index in the same byte.

To give a little more context, I am trying to programmatically override the physical input periodically using the network API and not been able to figure out a way to actually do this yet. I feel so close, yet so far... I am using GIMX 7.14 on Linux with a GIMX adapter that I purchased from the shop.

Any help would be greatly appreciated

Thanks!

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Post by Matlo » Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:36 pm

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Re: Can I use Python to control PS4 from PC?

Post by jradis » Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:03 am

Perfect, thank you so much.

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