[Haskell-cafe] Analog data acquisition

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Tue May 13 14:35:30 EDT 2008

> Hello,
> I would like to use a lazy, purely functional language to create an
> experiement description (and execution!) language for cellular
> neuroscience, i.e. electrical recordings and stimulation.
> Unfortunately, this means I have to talk to a
> Analog-to-Digital/Digital-to-Analog converter board, with a precision
> of about 16 bit at a rate of 50 kHz. I currently have a National
> Instruments M-series board, but would be happy to try another board.
> I'm not looking for real-time control right now, but that might be of
> interest in the future.
> Has anyone looked at creating bindings to the NI-DAQmx drivers or the
> open-source COMEDI project, or similar hardware? Would anyone be
> interested in helping out with this driver binding?

I'm assuming there are existing C libraries for this? So a Haskell
binding would just talk to these?

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