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Measuring Equipment for engineers with Port Virtualization Technology

The new generation measuring instruments that are used in the dimensional metrology field today present a complex combination of hardware and software components. Quality control engineers and technicians working with measuring tools and equipment require that the devices not only perform the data acquisition function but also transfer the collected data directly to the central data server.

Being a part of a complex data acquisition system, modern measuring devices should be able to connect to a single computer over the network and redirect the collected information for its further processing and analysis.

To achieve this goal, various height gauges, horizontal measuring instruments, surface analysis instruments, and many other types of measuring equipment need to support a dedicated data transfer technology.

Measuring Equipment for engineers

The problem of remote access to engineering measuring instruments

As quality control becomes more and more important in industrial world, manufacturers of gauge equipment try to improve the functionality of their products with the advanced remote access feature. As we have already mentioned, such capability can be provided by a dedicated technology able to virtualize engineering measuring tools and redirect them over the Internet.

The development of such technology requires significant resources and time. In addition, you need to have a strong enough software team with the necessary skills. However, if your budget is limited or you cannot hold your software developers accountable for such a project, it would be wise to opt for a canned solution.

Serial Port Virtualization Technology

Electronic Team, Inc. offers a network solution that have already proven to be efficient for redirecting measuring equipment across the Internet. Serial Port Virtualization Technology helps connect any remote device to the single data center regardless of its physical location. Thanks to the technology, the central computer recognizes remote equipment as though it were physically attached to the machine. The solution allows creating an unlimited number of virtual serial interfaces in any system. That means a specialist will be able to receive data from all measuring devices at a time.

COM Port Virtualization Technology

Serial Port Virtualization Technology is a unique solution that can be easily integrated into any specialized equipment or application. More than that, the technology can be customized according to specific requirements of already-existing measuring software.

The key benefits of integrating Serial Port Virtualization Technology into measuring equipment for engineers:

  1. Serial Port Virtualization Technology will let you greatly expand the functionality of your data acquisition system. The technology makes it possible to forward serial data over any distance, split a stream of data into several flows, join separate streams from different remote devices into one dataflow, etc.
  2. By providing a product with unique functionality, you can garner a competitive advantage relative to other manufacturers of measuring systems, attract new customer, and significantly increase your market share.
  3. The technology can be customized so that it is ideally suited for any specific measuring operations. Serial Port Redirection Technology supports all major operating systems and can be built into any specialized measurement hardware or software.
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The company’s measuring instruments communicate with a computer via serial ports. Some remote clients of the company needed to connect to the serial equipment from their own programs. The computers of the remote clients didn’t have serial interfaces, so it was impossible to access the measuring instruments directly from their apps. As Serial Port Virtualization Technology allowed creating virtual serial interfaces on the clients’ machines. Now remote clients can easily access the company’s measuring instruments right from their own software.


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