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    I have a set of sensors that i need to read data from. I was wanting to program code to where i could take the informaiton from the outside world and interpret it as needed. I am a bit unclear on how to do this, good ideas for doing this, and a solid language for writing the program in. As of right now I believe I will need to recieve the data(in which im not too sure how to program code to recieve inputs from an external device besides spending countless hours on the internet searching for what i need.), store the data and then interpret it. The program will be a diagnostic system so it will be tons of code. I was wondering if anyone has ideas, an answer to how I could read the data from the sensors, and whether or not I am way over my head here. Thanks

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    You've left out a lot of pertanent information...

    What kind of sensors?
    Do the sensors plug into a PC, or an embedded board?
    If it's an embedded board, what kind?
    If it's a PC, what port do the sensors plug into?
    Do you have an SDK of any kind, or not?
    Do you have to do your own analog->digital conversion?

    Judging by the way you've worded the question, I would say you are in over your head.

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    Salem, that link points to this thread

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    Yeah, lost interest - this is closed as well.
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