Questions on the use of Mathematica to capture data from external sources.

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Streaming Data into Mathematica from a serial port

I'm attempting to see if I can capture an incoming stream of data being transmitted remotely from an arduino device into Mathematica. The plan is to connect some temperature probes to the Arduino, ...
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Capturing Data from an Android Phone

Is there a way to capture Data from an android phone to be later analyzed in Mathematica?
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Using PutAppend to write large data files

I have a loop which computes a table, tab, of results at each iteration. This table is usually very large and I would like to use ...
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How to use WikiMapia as GeoServer?

I wish to use the Wikimapia map as background in GeoGraphics. According to the Wikimapia Docs, Wikimapia's URL is encoded as follows: An example Wikimapia URL ...
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Download xkcd Click and Drag comic

Inspired by the recent question about xkcd styled plots I started looking at xkcd again and I came across a comic titled Click and Drag. And if you do that, you start exploring a larger drawing. A ...
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Using ImageCapture to access a USB webcam in linux

Is it possible to access a USB webcam through Mathmatica on Linux? When I run ImageCapture[] I get the following output ...
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Detecting and counting signals in list data: checking pulse rate

Hope this isn't too much of a basic question: I'm looking for some Mathematica functions, but I don't know which ones. Background I recently read about a simple technique for reading your body's ...
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How to make a picture grid of all Nobel Laureates in physics?

I want to make a picture grid of all Nobel Laureates in physics using mathematica. Later I wanna print this picture grid on a big wall! The first thought I came up with is to exploit the powerful ...
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Excel DDE Link: reading and writing in real time

I'm wondering if it is possible to link Excel and Mathematica in real time, so that Mathematica can be used as a computing and "storage" tool. Suppose I have an Excel spreadsheet with an active DDE ...
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Direct Pressure Data Acquisition with Mathematica and Arduino

Mathematica can upload code to the Arduino and read/write values to pins, execute commands, etc. Im trying to use this to do Direct Data Acquisition with a pressure sensor. Here is the link to the ...
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Data Entry via 2D Graphic (formerly: Using a Slider2D to add data points to a list)

This bit of code sets up a list with the first entry already in it -- {{1,1}}: ...