Using Linux for data acquisition and control

Linux in embedded systems

Linux is more popular in the fields of data acquisition and embedded systems.
  1. The availability of open source code allows the engineer to gain complete control over the performance and reliability of the data acquisition system without unknown’s problem waiting software. 
  2. The embedded systems, Linux coming popularity over other operating systems because there is no distribution or run-time license, a significant factor when implementing large volume designs to save cost and time.

Decision Computer offers a number of ISA and PCI add on interface cards that are support with Linux.
  • A/D D/A cards
  • Digital Input / Output cards
  • 8255/8254 timer counter cards
  • RS232/422/485 serial cards
  • Watchdog cards