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From Serial Port to Bluetooth, From Java Applet to Mobile Phone ...

posted Mar 23, 2014, 6:25 PM by Julian Zhu   [ updated Mar 23, 2014, 6:25 PM ]
From Serial port to Bluetooth, From LED diplay board to Java Applet, now to Mobile Phone...

Traditional LED Display

A Java-Applet Interface I built in 2002 for Acoustic/Noise Monitoring System
  • Data is collected from embedded system serial port
  • Data is transmitted via TCP/IP (socket) between Java Web Server and Java Applet (client)
  • Data is presented using Java Applet GUI

A mobile phone application I use for real-time engine data monitoring for modern cars:
  • Data is collected from a Bluetooth enabled device (connected to car's ODB-II interface)
  • Data is transmitted via Bluetooth to mobile phone
  • Data is presented using mobile device