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About the Shared Phidgets project

The Shared Phidgets toolkit provides a library and tools that enables the rapid protoyping of physical user interfaces with remote located devices. The Phidgets can be accessed and controlled over the network, while all the network specific technology is hided from the application developer.
.NET components and interface skins facilitate the development, and the included tools (such as the server, connector, controlling and observing applications) let the programmer easily overview and control the Phidget components.
The toolkit uses a distributed Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern to represent every device so that data associated with the model is easily queried and manipulated. Therefore the programmer can also access the model directly (implemented as a shared dictionary) and reading and writing entries in the shared dictionary.

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