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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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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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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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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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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Use 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}} ...