AXIOM Remote: reliable beta <-> remote connection
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To be able to control the camera from AXIOM Remote, a communication channel has to be implemented, this includes extending AXIOM Remote firmware, as well as control daemon. Main preference is UART via USB, RS232 or RS485

Goals:

  • Add UART/socket communication to the control daemon
  • Extend the daemon with parameters which can be controlled by the firmware later
  • Add UART communication to the AXIOM Remote firmware
  • Implement additional menus to control previously added parameters

Prerequisites:

Language Skills:

  • C for PIC32 firmware
  • C++ for control daemon

Difficulty: Medium

Mentors: Andrej (main mentor), Bertl (backup/co mentor)

Notes:

  • The PIC32 handles the low level stuff and the electrical interface
  • On top of that to use UART over USB (or HID, which might be interesting too) on the PIC32, the USB stack needs to be implemented.
  • So the suggested steps would be something like:
    • plan what PIC32 based device(s) are realized via USB - any development board with the PIC32 works
    • make a test setup with Harmony (Microchips USB Framework) to see how/that it works
    • adapt this to work without the Microchip libraries/framework (see Documentation below)

Documentation:
http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/61126F.pdf
http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/60001191G.pdf (section 11) https://www.microchip.com/forums/m1017383.aspx

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