Setting up a Source

What You Need to Know

Before you read this section make sure you understand the role of a DataTurbine source, and know the address of a working DataTurbine server.

There is no single “DataTurbine Source” that gathers any kind of data. A source is really just a class of program that puts data into DataTurbine.


Campbell Loggernet
Connects the LoggerNet software developed by Campbell Scientific Inc. to DataTurbine.
Utility for testing data flow to DataTurbine, it can pump out 1 to 10,000 channels at rates up to 16 Msa/sec or the limit of your system.
FileToRbnb Load numeric data from a file into Data Turbine
OpenSeesToRbnb Reads an OpenSees XML file and imports the data into Data Turbine
Orb2Rbnb Requests data from an Antelope ORB and transmits it to Data Turbine
TextSource Append numeric data from a file into Data Turbine


Generic Image Source Reads image from URL (or file) periodicaly and puts the data into DataTurbine.
AxisSource Stream JPEG image frames from an Axis network server to Data Turbine
DLinkSource Acquires data from a D-Link DCS-900 camera
FlexTpsSource Stream JPEG image frames from an Axis network server to Data Turbine
JpgLoaderSource Load JPEG image frames from the local filesystem into Data Turbine
PanaSource Stream video frames from a Panasonic camera or video server to Data Turbine
rbnbAVCP Capable of both capturing and displaying audio-video information.  The video is a series of JPEG images. It can simultaneously capture and display audio-video information.


MATLAB A series of .m files the connect DataTurbine to matlab


rbnbCapture Utility trhat acquires unicast or multicast UDP datagram packets (not TCP streams) and puts them into one or more DataTurbines.
Chat Lets users communicate with each other via the DataTurbine.
Programing a Source If an existing source does not meet your needs, with some familiarity of programing it is easy to create your own.
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