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Software that interacts with the physical aspect of a device

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Asp.net web Api [on hold]

i am trying to create a web Api that is going to handle real-time requests over the internet, in my case i want to connect a mobile application and esp8622 WIFI module and they both need to ...
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hardware acceleration with intel on windows throw FFMPEG

I'm on windows 7 and I use Intel Gen9 HD Graphics Engine & Processor Intel Core i7-6600U. Because I don't have the pro version I can't use the HEVC. I'm using FFMPEG and I find in https://trac....
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Installing computers 1 by 1

I work at a company where I'm the closest thing to an IT "department" I recieve about 10 computers monthly that I need to install from "scratch" Windows 10 is ready on the computer but I need to set ...
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Calling app that doesn't require sim card and can split ring tone and voice audio on two different outputs

I have a specific use case for an old Android phone (Samsung GT-I8190N) running Android 4.1.2. The time of old land line phones are long gone, but I occasionally find it useful to be able to call "...
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What is the best system requirements check tool?

At our small company we provide software to our clients that has specific requirements. Most of our clients are very limited in their technology skills. Quite often, when one of our users has a ...
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Is there a GUI based editor for master boot records (MBR)

Is there a GUI based editor (or educational software, or informative webpage - I don' really want to edit anything here) that can create a hexdump of a master boot record, and then label (like a map) ...
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Tool which displays Arduino Data

After my first Topic got closed due to inaccuracy im going to try it again: I'm going to develop a GUI which represents Data (like Heart-Rate)from Arduino via Serial Communication (USB). So the most ...
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How to Interact with hardware using python & test the componenets presented on the hardware?

I have requirement where Interact with hardware using python & test the components presented on the Hardware and get the results back to Host. Which python GUI will be helpful for the requirement. ...
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What IDE/Plug-Ins would be appropriate for using Verilog?

I'm looking to create my own TG16 console, using Verilog. The IDE I'm most comfortable with using is Eclipse, due to the amount of time I've spent writing in Java, however my first choice would be ...
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android application to use android device as wifi repeater

if you are in place where WiFi signal are weak and you want an android application that would make your device to work as a WiFi repeater i found an application perfect for this function. just ...
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Software package to support cabinet design

I am looking for a software package to support the design and build of rack mounted servers/cabinets. It must be able to: Visually represent the server/cabinet and it's contents Allow for ...
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Bootable hardware diagnostics software

I'm looking for a software which is bootable from a pendrive and capable to run various hardware tests. For example on a Fujitsu Primergy server. My machine has stability problem and I'd like to ...
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Tool to recommend PC hardware upgrades

I have been in software for *cough* decades now, and am barely hardware literate (shame on me). Hence, I always have trouble upgrading hardware. I am aware of CPU-Z which gives me detailed ...
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Serial port Data generation with automatic checksum

I created a system with a microcontroller (part# AT89S52) in which data can be transferred between any set of devices via a wireless serial port. I have created a data format thats similar to UDP ...
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Gratis Windows software to check hard drive

Please recommend gratis Windows software to check every sector on a hard drive. I just want read verification for each sector; I don't need write verification. Can be a GUI app, or run from the ...
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Detect my RAM (and maybe tell me where to buy more?)

I am looking for a gratis Windows 10 app to detect my RAM. I am a software guy, and not really hardware. I know just about enough to know that I want it all to be DDR2/3/4 as appropriate for my ...
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Simple Employee Asset Software

We need software that will let us quickly assign items to users, and see what users have already been assigned. We don't need to track individual items, but, for instance, we need to see that a user ...
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Command line hardware diagnostic tool for Windows

On the ##hardware irc channel somebody suggested me to use hwinfo64 to discover a PC's hardware on Windows. On a computer it hang at ATA/SCSI scan and afterwards the computer was not able to boot ...
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I need to emulate a specific hardware model (memory, motherboard, processor, etc.) Is there any software for this?

I'm looking for some software that allows me to emulate a certain hardware, brand memory, capacity, etc., since I have hibernating a system on a borrowed motherboard and then sold it. I do not know if ...
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A remedy for the lack of 1 finger scroll on recent laptops?

I've been looking for a way to get back 1 finger scroll / edge scroll functionality which used to be common on notebook touchpads, but now seems absent on newer models with Microsoft precision ...
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Software to get basic hardware information from non-technical relative

I want to recommend a relative some upgrades and/or see if some spare parts I have lying around would improve the PC of a relative. I'm having a hard time getting the various models and versions from ...
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GPU stress test tool

What is the most efficient tool for stress-testing the onboard video-adapter? I have Intel HD 530, if that matters. The most reasonable tool I've found for now is Geek3d's FurMark. It does quite good,...
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What software can turn HDL into a Schematic?

HDL is used to create Hardware Descriptions as the name suggests. However I am wondering what is the next step in creating hardware from HDL?
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Firmware for T.V56.03 display controller board with tsumv56ruu-z1 chipset to be used with LP173WF1(TL)(B3)

I am searching for a proper firmware for days already. I recently got my T.V56.03 display controller board with a tsumv56ruu-z1 chipset and I want to use my LP173WF1(TL)(B3) display with it. As the ...
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Tool to replicate a computer with Windows/Linux dual boot

I have 6 identical laptops with nothing installed on them. I want to install OS, application software and drivers into all of them. How can I achieve that with minimum efforts and time. I have tried ...
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Media control of websites on windows 10?

One of my favorite Mac programs is BeardedSpice, which (per its github page) "allows you to control web based media players (Like SoundCloud and YouTube) and some native apps with the media keys found ...
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Software to read fingerprint and generate a unique number

Is there any open-source software available to read fingerprint from fingerprint scanner and give a unique number ? I need this for another software I am building where I need to store user's ...
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Hardware listing utility which visualizes components?

I'm looking for a utility which probes my hardware (or uses the output of another hardware probing utility, such as lshw on Linux or HWInfo on Windows), and visualizes hardware components in a way ...
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Android sensor monitoring app with threshold control

I am interested in the app which allows to monitor different built-in sensors of device (particularly ALS sensor) not only manually but also in unattended mode. And also it should include sending ...
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Software to help diagnose hardware problems

I am looking for recommendations of software that can be used to help debug hardware problems. This kind of software should be able to run against a computer when connected to one of the ports (or run ...
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Software to change fan trigger CPU temperature

Cooler on my HP Pavilion G6-1102ER notebook starts working only when CPU temperature exceeds 80-85 degrees Celsius (with 50/50 chance actually). But I even don't care because of the speaker sound that ...
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Monitor Hardware on Windows

Currently I am getting weird crashs on my machine. They behave like there is a power shortage or something similar. For this I want to monitor my Hardware and espacially write the data to a file since ...
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Software to simulate ASIC chip logic

Which software can be used to emulate a ASIC's gate-arrays (matrix of transistors?) in order to test predefined logic cells and custom interconnections before ordering a final device? Either on PC or ...
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JEDEC device health report

We're building an Android device that uses e.MMC flash memory. We have bad experiences with flash memory quality, so I have defined a long term test with thousands of write cycles. Now I became aware ...
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Memory diagnostic tool, like MemTest86

Occasionally I use MemTest86 to perform a memory diagnostic, however, it is a bootable application, then I'm in search of a similar application that can run under the OS environment. I'm aware of ...
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CPU tester with similar methodology as memtest86+

I am looking for a CPU testing software. So, which would test every possible function of the CPU, many times and in many configurations, and displays its results. In ideal case, it would be similar ...
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Software to determine optimal hardware components for a user's requirements of a PC

It is hard deciding what PC components to use to build a balanced system, given ideas of what it will be used for and what performance is desired. At least, without going overboard. Is there software ...
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Joystick test program for Windows

I bought some retro C64 joysticks for which I doubt that all buttons work correctly, e.g. acceleration in a car racing game does not work as expected. I assume it interprets one of the digital buttons ...
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Software to share serial port over network

Is it possible to share serial port over the network? I need to access my serial device from remote computer. I have no opportunity to connect to it physically. I need a software for remote access to ...
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GUI framework for Testing embedded firmware

I am developing firmware for communication gateway. Gateway boards communicate with different boards on RS232 or RS485 serial port. I want to simulate dummy boards on PC ( OS - Windows 7 ) Basic GUI ...
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Where to get the DOS version of “DataTalk” (for Aladin diving computers)? [closed]

In order to configure my Aladin diving computer, I built the interface as described here. The software "DataTalk" can be used to configure the diving computer. However, the Windows version (which can ...
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Good non-commercial hardware diagnostic CD?

I fix and optimize computers for myself and my friends, so I am looking for a good Live CD that I can just pop into a computer and it will run tests of all the major hardware components in order to ...
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Hardware monitoring and reporting

I just built a new computer and I'm interested in tracking its health. I want to find a program that will monitor the health of my computer components and generate reports for me to review at any time....
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Looking for computer resource monitoring/analysis software

I'm looking for some software that can analyze/monitor the resource usage (e.g. CPU, RAM, I/O read/writes) of my computer over time (and hopefully be able to save it). Beyond that, I'm wondering if ...
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View computer specs on domain with XP computers

Is there a freeware program for viewing computer specs on domains with XP computers, that can list basic specs for all computers in the domain? I want basic specs, like how much RAM, hard drive space,...
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Requesting recommendation for an application to detect sound card and its capability

Is there an application that can detect the kind of sound card the computer has and list its capabilities like playing 24-bit sound or playing 192khz audio?
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Free Portable Software to tell if my graphics card or on board graphic chips can support more than one monitor

Is there a software that: Portable (no need to install) Free (no need to register) Show me information about my graphics card or on board or integrated graphic chips especially information on whether ...
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Scrum-based hardware design

My current project involves hardware design with Scrum as work method. I'm looking for software which allows me to create work items, merge them, split them, combine them, categorise, etc. I'm ...
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Hardware Info - Both Windows and Linux

So I am always interested in knowing exactly the components and statistics make up a machine. The stock standard Device Manager and System Info tools are quite helpful, but alas lacking a little ...
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Securely erase hard drives and SSDs from WinPE

Are there any tools for securely deleting all data that: Will run from Windows PE (because I want to use it as part of an MDT deployment task sequence) Work on both hard drives and SSDs (SSDs aren't ...