Getting StartedInstallation & Quick Start
Install the system and see some basic features.
See what types of hardware are used in typical Elve systems.
See some common question and answers.
Lists all the device drivers.
A list of definitions of terms used on this web site.
Used for system configuration, testing and diagnostics of the Elve system.
Provides a rich visual touch screen interface for controlling your system and viewing system information, on a Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PocketPC, or Windows CE device.
Provides a visual design experience to create rich interactive graphical user interfaces to control your system.
Allows the system to start, stop, and communicate with applications in the windows user session that the Desktop Server is running under.
This tool can be used to change Elve settings on the local machine that are rarely changed.
Services run in the background on a Windows OS PC even when no user is logged in.
This component is the central communications hub that most applications "talk" to and hosts the system configuration and logging service.
This network distributed service hosts the device drivers and facilitates communication between the devices and the Master Service.
This network distributed service provides touch screen interface display data to thin client applications such as mobile devices.
The built-in network distributed web server allows you to view and control automation devices through a web browser. A simple sample Web Site
Scripting is an optional advanced feature that can be used in action lists for complete control.
The Script Editor is a user interface which assists in writing and testing scripts.
The J9Script scripting language can be used to create powerful rules, web pages, and interface actions.
The communication protocols can be used by 3rd party developers to control and monitor an Elve system.
Retrieve system information and control the system via simple web URLs.
Communicate with the system and receive device property change notifications via a persistent TCP connection.
A thin client protocol designed to ease the development and maintenance of touch screen viewer client applications (such as on mobile devices).
Software Development Kit
Learn to create new native drivers for devices that aren't currently supported.
Learn to save and remove devices programatically.
Learn to control devices by setting/getting device properties, invoking device methods and running scripts programatically.
Learn to create dynamic web pages with J9SP. The web page are compatible with the built in web server and IIS.
Describes the basic technical details about the system.
Graphics performance information on the Elve system.
IIS 5+ can be used instead of the built in web server.
Explains how logging is done.
Describes the common program data directory.
How Infrared is handled.