Serial I/O Utilities, Data Collection Software, and Demos
TAL Technologies specializes in serial and TCP/IP communications and data acquisition software. Our WinWedge product line (including TCPWedge) collects data meters, balances, scales and many other Serial and IP devics directly into Excel, Access or any Windows application or web page.
So our customers are able to fully configure WinWedge to their specific devices and implement it into their hardware and software applications, we offer a Risk Free 90-day Trial for WinWedge instead of a downloadable demo. This includes a 100% return guarantee within those first three months and lifetime technical assistance!
Time Limit: 30 Days
BC-Wedge is a very easy to use software product designed for data collection from RS232 Bar Code Scanners. This demo version of BC-Wedge collects data from COM1 to COM4 directly into any Windows application program.
Time Limit: 30 Days
COMFile allows you to easily log RS-232 Serial data from any number of serial ports directly to disk files. Visit the ComFile Product Page for more information.
Time Limit: 30 Days
CE-Wedge is a data collection software for Windows Pocket PCs. This version runs on Pocket PCs running Windows CE 3.0 and above. For versions that work on Windows CE based Handheld Computers, please contact our sales staff for compatibility.
Free Software Downloads and Utilities
Allows you to quickly and easily send or receive data through the serial port. Extremely useful for testing the communications link between your PC and your serial device.
Renamer is a Windows program that will automatically rename a file or files at a regular time or date. Useful for people who want to save data to files continuously using the WinWedge or TCP/Wedge, but want to change the file name at the end of the each day. Now a 32 bit MDI application that minimizes to the system tray.
Windows program that monitors and sets the status of any of the handshaking lines on a COM port. PortStat can be used to turn switches on and off under program control or can be used to monitor the voltage on any of the handshaking lines in a serial port. For example you could use PortStat to force another application, like Excel, to run a macro when the voltage on a serial port line changes state. You could also use it to turn a switch on or off directly from within Excel, Access or any other program that supports Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE)
» ShowPorts for Windows
Find out what COM ports are installed on your computer without using a screwdriver! Full Visual Basic 6 Source code is included!
» Excel Basic Inventory Tracking Spreadsheet
Inventory Tracking Spreadsheet for Microsoft Excel. When used in conjunction with BC-Wedge or WinWedge this allows you to add to, remove from and look up products just by scanning a bar code (Keyboard Wedge interface, and manual data entry also supported)
» TAL Serial Breakout Box Software
Turn any PC or Laptop with two serial ports into a serial breakout box (serial line analyzer). Snoop in on data that is sent or received through an RS232 serial cable between any two devices or computers. This is an excellent tool for diagnosing serial communications problems as well as for figuring out what is being sent and received between two devices. This program can also be used as a simple terminal to display data received on a single serial port. Designed for 32 bit Windows.
A small Visual Basic program (with complete source code) that demonstrates how to show or hide any program's window. This program was designed originally as a tool that you can use to hide a running instance of WinWedge however it can also be used to show or hide any Windows program. Now includes example for Excel 97 and later.
Allows you to quickly and easily send a file out of a serial Port.
DOS TSR that allows you to define hot keys that send data out a serial data. Use Com-Key to dial or hang up a modem or send commands to any serial instrument from within any DOS program.
» ComShow Utility for DOS
Extremely useful DOS based serial I/O debug/diagnostic software. Can also be used as a simple data logger. ComShow displays all data received through a serial port so you can easily determine exactly what a device is transmitting. Unlike terminal programs, ComShow displays all characters that are received including carriage returns, linefeeds and all other control codes embedded in a serial data stream. ComShow also has output capabilities as well as the ability to manually set the states of all hardware handshaking lines.
» ShowPorts for DOS
Besides listing the available com ports, ShowPorts for DOS also displays the IRQ, port base addresses and what type of UART each port uses. This is a DOS program that should not be run inside the Windows environment. Refer to the read me file that is supplied with this program before running it.