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Serial Communications Protocol

To facilitate communication between the embedded microcontrollers and the host PC, a serial communications protocol was developed. The protocol is relatively simple in design, but effective. The protocol consists of three layers: physical, framing, and application-specific. The physical layer relates to the actual medium and means of transmission. Framing relates to encapsulation and transmission/receipt of data packets. The application-specific layer defines messages that specific applications use to communicate.


Steve Richardson 2000-07-06
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