The Network COM Port Plug-in is an important software feature for anyone looking to build a powerful and secure FinishLynx results network. With the help of SeriaLynx, you can interface with serial devices like scoreboards and wind gauges over a wired or 802.11 wireless Ethernet network.
Rather than having to connect serial devices directly to a computer, you can use SeriaLynx and the NCP Plug-in to interface with multiple devices right from the FinishLynx results software. This allows users to build a powerful, secure, and expansive results network throughout the venue. And because the plug-in also supports wireless configurations, you can add multiple IP addresses share secure data across the network.
In addition to supporting standard Ethernet TCP/IP protocols, the Network COM Port Plug-in also supports UDP (User Datagram Protocol) communication for scoreboards and displays.
The NCP Plug-in can also be used with the FinishLynx Remote Control Plug-in to communicate remotely between FinishLynx and any devices connected to a network TCP port.