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Lantronix Expands Line of Rugged Controller for Sensor Networks

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Cabe Atwell
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Relay this
Cabe Atwell   5/17/2013 4:35:40 PM
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The venerable relay... Truly a real world problem solver.

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far911
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Re: Relay this
far911   5/19/2013 8:54:17 AM
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The support for a sophisticated security system and extended temperature range is quite welcome. Good job.

TJ McDermott
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A missing link
TJ McDermott   5/19/2013 7:23:02 PM
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There's something missing - a link to the outside world.  Yes, it has an Ethernet port for communication, but what is missing is what to do with that port.

What the company lacks is a wireless means of sending that information collected by the controller.  A broadband router offered by this company would pair perfectly with this controller.  Not offering it leaves a very difficult hurdle for the customer to overcome.

This is an instance where I would be happy to one-stop shop.  If you can collect the data AND help get it to the place that needs it, I see a much brighter future for the product line. 

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Connectivity to the Cloud
apresher   5/20/2013 2:35:11 PM
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It looks to me like the controller does offer "web and mobile connectivity for monitoring, charting and data logging", and options/tools for developing either cloud-based applications or apps on a local web server. That would explain ways to easily access the data.

Cabe Atwell
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Re: Connectivity to the Cloud
Cabe Atwell   5/30/2013 12:55:03 AM
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Apresher,

It all comes down to the software. I have a data-logger with a free monitoring program.. It does its job.

I have another without one. Developing a GUI and backend is like another day-job. Many will forego developing and buy one with a system...

I hope this one has good software.

C

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