Neuron Chip Firmware

  • Dietmar Loy
  • Dietmar Dietrich
  • Hans-Joerg Schweinzer


Looking at some specifics of the LonTalk Protocol, this chapter talks about the implementation of the protocol on the Neuron chip. The engineer will find tips and tricks for better usage of the available resources, the theorist learns about the background tasks running in an embedded network communications controller.


Medium Access Control Data Packet Main Loop Output Buffer Service Lead 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dietmar Loy
    • 1
  • Dietmar Dietrich
    • 2
  • Hans-Joerg Schweinzer
    • 2
  1. 1.Coactive NetworksUSA
  2. 2.Technical University of WienAustria

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