January 13, 2011

IP-Enabling Kiosks and Vending Machines

Opal Manufacturing Ltd. has been designing and manufacturing vending solutions for over 70 years and is a global leader in the delivery of prepaid telecom products, […]
February 1, 2011

McDonald’s Upgrades Their ECRs

Panasonic JS-170FR w LavaPort-PCIs When McDonald’s Canada and their POS system integrator Panasonic Canada were looking for a reliable North American manufacturer of serial cards to […]
November 23, 2011

Updated RS-232 Serial Ports white paper

LAVA’s white paper on RS-232 serial ports has been a popular download for years. In 26 pages, this PDF covers a great deal of what you […]
November 24, 2011

Ether-Serial Links: Win 7 Embedded

LAVA now has a functioning Windows 7 Embedded install (driver and Ether-Link Manager) for Ether-Serial Links, at present in an Engineering Release only. Customers looking to […]
November 25, 2011

LAVA appoints Intronics as its Master European Distributor

Intronics, a stocking distributor of connectivity products and solutions located in Barnefeld, The Netherlands, has been appointed as Lava Computer MFG. Inc.’s direct trading partner and […]
November 29, 2011

Wireless connection to power meter

A customer writes: “So I want to connect up a power meter wirelessly over IP. It (the power meter) used to connect to a phone line, […]
December 1, 2011

Using the Ether-Serial Link as a Serial Data Format Converter

Here’s an interesting use for the LAVA Ether-Serial Link: as a generalized serial data format converter. A quick search on the web shows that people have […]
December 5, 2011

RS-232 remote control of televisions

LAVA was approached by a video systems integrator who was operating a collection of televisions dispersed throughout a convention center. The televisions were controlled on their […]
December 8, 2011

Remote Climatological Monitoring

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) is a renowned art museum in the city of Detroit. In 2003, the DIA ranked as the second largest municipally […]