Adding serial communications capabilities to an application is never a simple matter. It requires specialized knowledge that might be outside an individual programmer's expertise. For years, VBScript, Visual Basic and Visual C++ developers have relied upon The Power, flexibility and reliability of the ActiveComport serial communications control from ActiveXperts Software.
ActiveComport is a COM component, providing an easy-to-use scripting interface for serial, asynchronous communications through a serial port. ActiveComport can control modems, ISDN modems, USB serial devices and other devices and machines that have a serial interface.
Use ActiveComport for different purposes:
To control manufacturing machines via the serial port; To configure network devices (like print-servers, routers) via the serial port; To control a modem, connected to the serial/USB port or Bluetooth; To Send SMS messages to a mobile telephone using a GSM SmartPhone/Modem connected to the PC (serial/USB port or Bluetooth); To transfer files through a null modem cable; Any other scenario where serial communications is involved. ActiveComport features the following: Direct COM ports supported (like 'COM2'); Windows Telephony Devices supported (like 'Standard 9600 bps Modem'); Support for RS-232, RS422 and RS485; Up to 256 ports opened simultaneously; Thread-safe to allow The ToolKit in multi-threading environments (multi-threading samples included); Support for Hayes compatible modems, connected via a serial port, USB or Bluetooth; Support for GSM/GPRS modems (serial port, USB or Bluetooth); Support for Virtual COM ports (i.e. COM ports redirected through the network); Hardware flow control (RTS/CTS, DTR/DSR); Software flow control (XON/XOFF); Support for any baudrate;