I am using the Panda II to help develop a product that will use the USBizi 100 chipset. The modules will interact with a WIndows host program (not mine) via TCP/IP, and need no user configuration other than entry of the host program’s computer IP address and the port it listens on.
How might you suggest I enable this? I was thinking easiest would be to implement the USB virtual serial port and coding a function that allows basic commands and IP entry via Hyperterminal. However I’m also considering designing for future program updates that can be done by the user. If I implement the code in the “USB Debugging with Virtual COM Channel,” is there a way I can provide for a user to easily update the device with a downloaded program update? Or perhaps a way that I can program my device to “phone home” securely to obtain an update on its own via its TCP/IP connection and the internet?
Thanks for any advice that you can provide!