Open Source Packages
(GNU Lesser General Public License):
With this package you are able to exchange data via serial interface.
You don't have to worry about the 3964R protocol, just receive and send your data in the form of byte arrays.
This package is for data exchange with Simatic S5, Simatic S7, Bosch PLC's,
and other hardware. You can use the RK512 protocol or even the MPI protocol by employing
Helmholz Adapter SSW7-RK512), for
example. The package is a frontend to the j3964R package.
You will need Sun's Communication API 2.0, which must be installed. It is available for
Windows and Solaris
you can get a backend to
Sun's Solaris package from www.rxtx.org.
There is also a Patch to switch from javax.comm to gnu.io. So you can
use rxtx library
for accession serial ports in java instead.