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virtual serial port

The simulation of a serial port in software in order to allow USB, Ethernet or some other input/output port to take its place. Virtual serial ports are necessary to enable an application that was written for the serial port to run on a computer that does not have that interface. See serial port.
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Tactical's Windows-based COM port redirector software allows multiple computer users access to shared modems for dial-out and shared serial lines for serial data communications.
Tactical Software has specialized in COM port redirector products for the Windows operating system since 1996, gaining a reputation among IT professionals for providing the high reliability and equipment compatibility required by business applications.
Windows clients can communicate with Digital systems using Windows COM drivers and SuperLAT Gateway's COM port redirector (no special drivers required).
Unlike other industrial wireless Ethernet offerings, ConnexNet does not require a Com port redirector -- all of the software controls communicate directly to the Ethernet device, thus greatly improving system latency.
The Digi CM is the industry's first intelligent, secure console server with COM Port redirector technology, enabling MSN administrators to easily and more securely troubleshoot their remote data centers.
announced today that Sena now bundles the Tactical Software Serial/IP(TM) COM port redirector with Sena SS serial device servers and STS terminal servers, both supporting SSL encryption to protect all data exchanged between redirector and server.
Fidelio chose the Digi PortServer TS serial-to-Ethernet product family along with the new RealPort with Encryption COM port redirector software to more securely integrate key infrastructure onto the company's corporate network.
Tactical Software is the independent software vendor that develops and markets the Windows COM port redirector software required by dial-out modem pools and serial servers on TCP/IP networks.
Tactical Software, LLC, the industry's independent supplier of COM port redirector products and technology, announced today that it will supply the software technology used in the new SeaLINK Redirector from Sealevel Systems, Inc.
Tactical Software, LLC, the leader in COM port redirector software, announced today the release of version 4.
Tactical Software, LLC, the leader in COM port redirector software, announced today that it has entered into an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement to supply its Serial/IP(TM) Redirector to Atop Technologies of Taiwan, R.
0, which lays the foundation for a new breed of COM Port Redirector software defined by flexibility and adaptability, will be especially attractive to OEM partners who can better match requirements and control costs while designing solutions to meet specific customer budgets," said Lisa Walsh, president of Tactical Software.