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    I'm currently doing a project on Wireless Data Acquisition System.
    I have purchased a product form LinkSprite (LS-UART to WiFi)
    UART to WiFi (NOT including antenna)-Smart Street Light Control System-LinkSprite Technologies (Link of the product purchased)
    Now I wold like to interface this wireless module to a microcontroller from microchip company , PIC16LF877A.
    Now, Im almost done with the transmitting side with the help from Linksprite with the source codes. But for the receiving side, i would like to use Java to receive the data and display it out. But the problem is... I have no idea to do the Java coding for the receiving side.
    Any helps would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you very much and have a nice day.


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    Default Re: Wifi Data Acquisition System

    Does the products's API have java classes that you can use?

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    Well, the Wifi module came with source codes in C language for interfacing with the microcontroller, and to transmit data. They didnt provide any API for Java.

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    Default Re: Wifi Data Acquisition System

    There is the Java Native Interface (JNI) framework that could be used to connect to the C programs.

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    Hi STSYew,

    Looks like we are working on the same problem, except I am working on the server side and having problems finding a low-cost WiFi based DAS. The server side is a bit more complex that can be explained here, so if you are still working on this, please contact me at here

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    Default Re: Wifi Data Acquisition System

    Quote Originally Posted by STSYew View Post
    I'm currently doing a project on Wireless Data Acquisition System.
    I have purchased a product form LinkSprite (LS-UART to WiFi)
    UART to WiFi (NOT including antenna)-Smart Street Light Control System-LinkSprite Technologies (Link of the product purchased)
    Now I wold like to interface this wireless module to a microcontroller from microchip company , PIC16LF877A.
    Now, Im almost done with the transmitting side with the help from Linksprite with the source codes. But for the receiving side, i would like to use Java to receive the data and display it out. But the problem is... I have no idea to do the Java coding for the receiving side.
    Any helps would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you very much and have a nice day.
    STSYew,

    You can try using a USB to Wifi bridge from Ethernet to Wi-Fi Bridge with USB based configuration. You can add this WF-2571 to any USB supported devices in order to have wireless capability. It is being used in many home automation system. It can also connected to ICP DAS wifi DAQ modules. They have different WIFI DAQ modules with different I/O types and channels depends on your application.
    http://www.icpdas-usa.com/wf_2571.html
    http://www.icpdas-usa.com/industrial...n_modules.html

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