What is SlicBus?
Invention Recipe: snap-together hardware, add your software, run.
SlicBus allows you to snap-together hardware modules to create a virtual printed circuit board customized for your project. No hardware to build, just add your software and connect your system to the outside world.
SlicBus is a standardized method of connecting your software running on any processor platform, to Sensor and Control modules. It allows you to quickly go from idea to working prototype.
The SlicBus standard is Open Source and License Free, which means that you can buy SlicBus modules from multiple suppliers not just from SlicMicro. So the chances that you will be able to find the module you need are much higher.
You connect to SlicBus modules via something that is available on practically every computing system: the common serial port. When building your invention, you can write your master software on anything from a microcontroller to a super computer and then, read sensor data from, and write control information to SlicBus modules.
Any device that has a serial port can be programmed to be a SlicBus master. Multiple slave modules can be connected to a master's single serial port via the SlicBus Connect module which is the SlicBus equivalent of a USB hub or a ethernet switch.
September 21, 2016 Hello Harmony!
A shout out to Harmony W. The staff at SlicMicro hope that your meeting went well and you are having a great day.
September 01, 2016 Direct From Amazon
We have been working towards having many of our products available directly on the Amazon website so you can order your SlicMicro components directly from Amazon with your other stuff. Stay tuned for more updates.
Reflow Toaster Oven Recipe
Want to solder surface mount components onto printed circuit boards? With pro results, on a budget? Build your own Reflow Toaster Oven with this SlicBus recipe. A great example of what can be built with SlicBus modules.
Get with the program!
Program both AVRs and PICs with this great little programmer that emulates both the gold standard AVR ISP Mark2 and the legendary PICkit2. Something for every microcontroller developer's toolbox.
An Internet uController!
Connect to the internet with this low cost microcontroller from Microchip. SlicBus ready and packaged into a Duino form factor to make it compatible with your existing shields. Free compiler and development environment are available from Microchip.
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