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Subject: RE: LabVIEW and ChannelAccess?
From: "Bill St.Arnaud" <bill.st.arnaud@canarie.ca>
To: "'Mark Rivers'" <rivers@cars.uchicago.edu>, "'Kay-Uwe Kasemir'" <kasemirk@ornl.gov>, "'tech talk'" <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Cc: <j.lauer@fz-juelich.de>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 12:50:30 -0400
LabView is moving extensively to web service representation of instruments
in their next release.  We have developed web service interfaces for IEEE
1451. Would be interested to know if anyone is looking at web service
interfaces for EPICS?

Bill

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Rivers [mailto:rivers@cars.uchicago.edu]
> Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 12:15 PM
> To: Kay-Uwe Kasemir; tech talk
> Cc: j.lauer@fz-juelich.de
> Subject: RE: LabVIEW and ChannelAccess?
> 
> Hi,
> 
> The ALS beamlines at Berkeley use Labview heavily, and they talk to EPICS,
> so you should find out what they are using.
> 
> Mark
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kay-Uwe Kasemir [mailto:kasemirk@ornl.gov]
> > Sent: Monday, April 03, 2006 11:05 AM
> > To: tech talk
> > Cc: j.lauer@fz-juelich.de
> > Subject: LabVIEW and ChannelAccess?
> >
> > Hello:
> >
> > Once upon a time, I developed an ActiveX based interface to the
> > Channel Access Server for the LEDA experiment at LANL.
> > It also included the beginnings of an AX-based CA client.
> > It was primarily used with LabVIEW.
> > The remains of it can now be found on
> >    http://ics-web1.sns.ornl.gov/~kasemir/axca/index.html
> > but it is no longer maintained.
> >
> > Is anybody out there who has developed another approach for
> > interfacing LabVIEW to ChannelAccess? One that is still
> > maintained and might help Jürgen Lauer with his plan
> > to update to LabView8?
> >
> > One thing to keep in mind is the approach of the SNS
> > diagnostics group, where as far as I can tell,
> > LV uses shared memory to communicate with an EPICS soft IOC
> > running on the same host (Windows and/or Linux?),
> > so one has what looks like a 'real' IOC with data coming
> > from LabVIEW. I think there are previous tech-talk enties
> > with more detailed links. The last I found was from
> > 20 Oct 2005 about using LV 7.x and intending to update to LV8.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Kay
> >
> > > Guten Tag Herr Kasemir,
> > >
> > > ich habe Sie vor einigen Jahren anlässlich einer Tagung bei Bessy
> > > kennen gelernt. Schon vorher verwendete ich das von Ihnen
> > > geschriebene EPICS-Interface für LabView 6.x. Meine
> > > Beamlinesoftware für das Jül-Strahlrohr bei Bessy ist komplett in
> > > LabView geschrieben und nutzt diesen Treiber zu meiner vollsten
> > > Zufriedenheit. Auf diesem Wege deshalb nochmals meinen Dank.
> > >
> > > Aber die Zeit, und auch die Entwicklung der Software geht weiter,
> > > und so möchte ich im Verlauf der nächsten Monate meine komplette
> > > Software auf ein aktuelles LabView8 umstellen. Leider ist die von
> > > ihnen erstellte Bibliothek nicht mehr kompatibel. Meine direkte
> > > Frage, gibt es etwas Neueres, wie auch immer?
> > >
> > > Uebrigens, es war gar nicht so leicht Sie auf ihrem neuen Job zu
> > > finden, aber das Internet ist wirklich manchmal unersetzlich.
> > >
> > > Danke ihnen schon mal im Voraus, viele Grüsse Jürgen Lauer.
> > >
> > > *************************************************
> > > Juergen Lauer
> > > IFF/IEE
> > > Forschungszentrum Juelich
> > > D-52425 Juelich
> > > Germany
> > >
> > > Tel.: +(49)-(0)2461-613156
> > > Fax.:+(49)-(0)2461-612620
> > > Mail: j.lauer@fz-juelich.de
> > > ************************************************
> >
> >



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