The following diagram shows the basic parts of the system and how they interact. This project focused on the embedded portion of the project, the master node and the slave node.
Primary function is display of near real-time data. Secondary functions include
module configuration, diagnostics and firmware upload. Connected to data server
by Internet, LAN or shared memory resources. User application is common web
browser such as Netscape, Opera or Internet Explorer. Many users may use this
web page simultaneously.
Database and configuration management tool with web based front-end. Serves data to Internet and responds to user queries and commands. Communicates with SmartS Master module(s) to perform data acquisition, configuration and diagnostic tasks. One server may support several Master nodes.