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Automate Rotating Offline Backups via USB Hubs to Avoid Ransomware

Post date: 3 years 4 months ago
  How to Automate Offline Backups Manually   If your organization connects any device to the Internet, it’s vulnerable to foreign and domestic hackers, ransomware, leakware, and data theft.   The security experts tell you to manually back up your data and systems every week. But in the real...
Acroname BrainStem LabVIEW API

BrainStem LabVIEW API

Post date: 6 years 2 months ago
The long awaited BrainStem LabVIEW API is finally here!   Well, kind of...   Currently, the API has only been completed for the USBHub2x4 and the USBHub3P+. However, the framework has been laid for all BrainStem devices and USB hubs, and we will soon announce when that has been completed as well...
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The ScratchPad

Post date: 6 years 3 months ago
What is the ScratchPad? The BrainStem scratchpad is a shared memory on a brainstem module which is accessible from both the host and Reflex code. It serves as a simple interprocess communication channel for separate Reflex routines, as well as a communication channel between the host and reflex...

Functional Testing with MTM: LEDs

Post date: 6 years 7 months ago
In this week's video, we show an example of testing LEDs in a board-level functional test system. We used a simple circuit board we created for testing a new light pipe design as an example. The video shows just how easily MTM can be used as an engineering tool and manufacturing test system just by...
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How to work with multiple host devices.

Post date: 6 years 8 months ago
How to use USBHub2x4 and MTM to work with multiple host machines In short, the best setup for you is determined by the type of handoff you would like between host machines and the flexibility you have to modify those host machines.  Host 0 makes all decisions  Including the decision as to when...

How many Acroname USBHub2x4's can you connect at once?

Post date: 6 years 10 months ago
Connecting multiple USB hubs In this week's video we answered the popular question of: "Can I connect more than one USBHub2x4/BrainStem device to my computer?".  Not only did we prove that the answer is yes, but we also wanted to see exactly how many devices we could connect using our programmable...

Up and running with BrainStem using our Python API

Post date: 6 years 10 months ago
Check out our new YouTube video "Up and running with BrainStem using our Python API". This video details how to properly configure your system to communicate with our Brainstem modules.  It includes: installing Python, pip, and the BrainStem API (.whl).  Once everything is up and running a basic...
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