Lucid Control USB IO Modules - Analog and Digital Control System
Any time a solution for automated tasks is needed, the LucidControl USB IO Module should be considered as a sensible choice. The LucidControl product range has powerful PnP USB I/O Modules having remarkable attributes transforming a computer to some analog and digital data capture and control system. By processing digital and analog outputs and inputs like currents, temperatures and clocks, the advanced I/O units are able to handle power loads including fans, pumps or even heaters via Universal Serial Bus. Furthermore, LucidControl USB I/O Devices cover a number of characteristics addressed to industrial automation projects including factory equipment control.
LucidControl USB I/O Units are a very good solution for automation projects since the devices can be attached onto regular DIN-Rails what makes integration into switchboards feasible. LucidControl modules are prepared for professional applications and they come along with dependable professional I/O terminals. Particularly this, together with the potential to add them on DIN-Rails means they are the perfect option for industrial automation projects such as control cabinets.
LucidControl USB IO Modules are portable plus are compatible different computer operating systems like Linux and MS Windows®. The majority of operating-system include the needed device drivers already what permits easy out of the box set up in a few minutes. LucidControl modules are compatible with the popular and impressive Texas Instruments Beagle Bone Black and RaspberryPi® computer boards.
Web based services and mobile software symbolize only two examples of several that can be realized by these types of computer boards. All USB IO Devices can easily be handled utilizing the identical easy to use application which makes dealing with the units really easy. Once a module is accessible to the Universal Serial Bus of a computer it starts operating instantly. All LucidControl USB I/O Units are supposed to be handled utilizing the identical user friendly tool which makes utilizing these modules quite easy where it doesn't matter how many modules are attached to a single computer system. Software development kits available for several complete the software bundle and offer maximum entry to all of the I/O module units.
Universall Automation System
LucidControl USB I/O Devices can be employed for a variety of projects. When digital and analog lines should be managed for example in the workbench automation sector, these units can be used to be able to handle lawn sprinklers, fans or other electrical loads.
The functionality of the I/O devices really makes it straightforward to build e.g. time switches or even far more complex automation systems which for example log and quantify moisture and temperature. LucidControl USB I/O Devices are dedicated to energy saving because of having the ability to measure inputs including temperatures and humidity. By offering cycled output lines as well as standardized analog 0 to 10V interfaces, pumps, valves as well as heaters of a home heating system can be managed based on scaled temperatures.
Covering hobby uses the affordable LucidControl USB IO units may be employed to handle e.g generating different illumination surroundings. And of course all applications can be managed via the Internet even through the use of smartphones. As soon as a computer that itself is linked to the Web detects LucidControl USB IO Module you'll find virtually absolutely no limitations of possible purposes.
Flexible interfaces with USB Analog I/O and USB Digital I/O
In order to make this product as valuable as viable and to manage the majority of possible uses, it is our companies focus to cover a wide range of digital and analog signals with the USB I/O Devices.
Works with Raspberry Pi and Texas Instrument BBB computer boards
Generally, LucidControl is founded on PC technology and it ready for the majority of computers working with Microsoft Windows and Linux. Futhermore, inexpensive and computer boards like the RaspberryPi® as well as the BBB, that provide USB ports, network and display interfaces, are devoted working along with the USB modules. Due to the Linux operating system these micro-sized computer boards can solve lots of duties easily.
Lots of programs like popular Web servers as well as dependable database systems will support you, are available on the Web and can be installed - often free of charge. When a Web server was setup, the unit is usable with all its functions remotely just by web browsers, stable and all over the world.
Professional databases e.g. MySQL are very helpful when it comes to trustworthy logging of acquiredproduction data with minimum hassle. There are a lot of example applications supplied showing using LucidControl equipment.
Software and Documentation
In order to make the set-up of LucidControl I/O products very uncomplicated, a large and steadily increasing software package is downloadable. The offered user manual may be very thoroughly and moreover provide along with the guides useful information including ideas for different applications.
An initial start could be the LucidIoCtrl console program that works together with all LucidControl USB IO units and is the right selection to control and configure the modules without a single line of software development. Because this terminal tool allows entire access to the units and is created for all leading platforms without requiring installation, this software reduces development time to a minimum and additionally boosts the time to market.
Portable and web browser based programs could be developed very fast and simple by utilizing the terminal software. Software programming interfaces for a lot of programming environments like Java and Python are also included. Due to the extensive user manual, LucidControl USB units are able to be integrated into other programming environments without headache.
Support and Concept
The firm is not just the rep of this product, but the developer and manufacturer and they use them for their own applications. LucidControl USB IO tries to make the start into this automation system as easy as possible but should there appear any issue, that cannot be fixed instantly, please contact us and we will do our very best to find a solution. Both, the hardware as well as the software are clear developed, extendable and follow a modular and consistent approach. On customers request we can develop value added add on extensions offering extra features without modifying the basic principle of a LucidControl USB IO unit. Because of the adaptable embedded firmware can be modified in the field without extra equipment, functionality or changes could be applied quite simply - your investment is saved in the future.