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Conference Paper


IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline), Volume 8, Number PART 1, Singapore, p.626-631 (2012)





Chemical engineering, Computer operating systems, Computer programming languages, Control software, Data acquisition, Device Driver, Front end, Graphical user interfaces, LabViEW, Open sources, Open systems, Real-time data


This article describes an attempt to create an open source equivalent to the data acquisition and control software LabVIEW. The proposed solution uses GNURadio, OpenCV, Scilab, Xcos and COMEDI on Linux. GNURadio gives a convenient graphical front end. The computations can be carried out using OpenCV or Scilab and Xcos. The device drivers given in COMEDI are used to access real time data. We also present PyGTK based improved graphical user interface for GNURadio. © 2012 IFAC.


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Cite this Research Publication

J. Ya Patil, Dubey, Bb, Moudgalya, K. Mc, and Peter, Rd, “GNURadio, Scilab, Xcos and COMEDI for data acquisition and control: An open source alternative to labVIEW”, in IFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline), Singapore, 2012, vol. 8, pp. 626-631.