[ANN] SERVICE USB Plus Drives Real World Device Control with Runtime Revolution

Mark Wieder mwieder at ahsoftware.net
Fri Dec 9 18:46:02 EST 2005


Stephen-

Friday, December 9, 2005, 10:17:28 AM, you wrote:

> What is not explained is -- does one have to still use Applescript to
> make it work with rev, or did they actually make some XCMDs so Rev 
> can work directly? The word "direcly" above line would suggest that...

It's an external library. No Applescript involved, unless you want to
use it that way. The library supports a fair number of low-level
commands and functions, e.g.,

SERVICEUSBSetOutputValue value
get SERVICEUSBGetInputValue()

> Also if one has the USB drivers for this product, would they be
> useful for access to any other USB device?

Not likely. The USB interface in the device is an AN2131SC 8051-based
microcontroller, and unless it has some reason to mimic the interface
of another existing device the commands will be very specific to this
box.

Of course, it still needs a Windows driver, and maybe the good folks
at altuit could be persuaded to drag that project out of mothballs.
The hardware looks great - now I want one, too.

-- 
-Mark Wieder
 mwieder at ahsoftware.net





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