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Old July 1st, 2007, 10:44 PM
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ASP.NET is not exactly suited for this kind of application. In order to use a COM binary you'll have to create a client applet or Active X control that gets downloaded to the client's machine (this introduces all kinds of software dependencies, of course if you are working with a known piece of hardware you will have some knowledge of the client machine capabilities). Then you'll have to communicate back to the server with the information gathered from it. You may be better off developing a thin client app that gets downloaded from your site.

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