Real-Time Plots with kst and a Microcontroller

Follow along as we build a real-time data graphing system using kst, an Arduino microcontroller and a Linux notebook.
Wrap Up

This article looks at real-time data plotting with an Arduino microcontroller and the kst viewer program on a Linux machine. Use this system as the basis of a more advanced setup with multiple inputs and sensors. The system also might expand to include wireless or battery operation. I didn't talk about sending data to the Arduino from the Linux notebook, so perhaps that will be a topic for a follow-up article.

Rob Reilly is a technology consultant, writer and portable computing expert. Early adopter tech trends, seminars and media projects are his stock in trade. Links to many of his published articles appear on his Web site at Contact Rob at


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