This is a step by step guide into how I hacked my Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) fitness tracker so I could control it from Linux. This story started from a Facebook post I made talking about a problem of the absence of an API for fitness trackers, and why that’s not helping data scientists make cool stuff for them. The post generated quite a lot of discussion and after caught the attention of my friend Volodymyr Shymanskyy who tried to help me and found some code on Github from Leo Soares for my fitness tracker MiBand 2. He tried to run it, but there were some problems with the connection. He fixed the problem in a few hours, commited the code and sent me a link. That got me off to a head start. The code I had allowed me to connect to the MiBand 2 device, run notifications, and....
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