virtual peripheral


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virtual peripheral

A peripheral device simulated by the operating system. If the device is offline, the operating system stores the output from the application until the device becomes available.

In a virtual machine environment, each guest operating system communicates with the virtual machine control program (the virtual machine monitor), which, in turn, communicates with the peripheral device directly or redirects the call to the host operating system or to a service operating system (see virtual machine monitor). See virtual machine and virtual device.
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Scenix is a supplier of Virtual Peripheral software modules, which are functions that are conventionally implemented in hardware.
The Virtual Peripheral modules in the Scenix V.23 modem provide FSK data transmission at 75 bps using the specified 450 Hz and 390 Hz carrier frequencies, and reception at 1200 bps using the specified 2100 Hz and 1300 Hz carrier frequencies.
It offers the features that are most needed in those applications, and can be implemented quickly and easily using Virtual Peripheral modules.
Modem and UART Virtual Peripheral modules can be downloaded for free directly from the Scenix Web site (www.scenix.com).
The combination of Virtual Peripheral software functions with the industry's highest performance MCUs is an ideal solution for a wide range of embedded applications.
It offers a shared communications platform, distributed data management, task scheduling and virtual peripherals. Therefore, app developers will not have to deal with the underlying technology for distributed apps, allowing them to focus on their own individual service logic.

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