I am trying to configure a Lilypad hooked up to a LilyPad Xbee to communicate with a processing sketch on my MacBook in order to transmit the values of various sensors attached to the Lilypad.
Something a bit like this.. Tutorial: Simple Wireless Textile Stretch Sensor with XBee and LilyPad – Costumes and Sensors
I am using a single USB Xbee explorer connected to my Mac and Using this I have configured the 2 Xbees to recognise each other (based on this tutorial Exploring XBees and XCTU - learn.sparkfun.com).
I believe this configuration to be correct as if I select the Xbee that is connected to the Explorer it is able to see and add the remote Xbee (attached to the Lilypad via the Lilpad Xbee board) and inspect its configuration but with only one Explorer I am unable to open 2 consoles alongside each other to test sending and receiving as suggested in the sparkfun tutorial above).
However I am unable to receive any signal in processing, I have set the Lilypad to print various values out to Serial at regular intervals but nothing.
I have attached the lilypad directly (via a FTDI -> USB cable) to my MacBook and this Processing sketch will pick up the output fine.
I have made sure that arduino and XCTU are not running so as to avoid conflicts over serial
I have run out of ideas as to what to try next. Any suggestions?