6. Using a Virtual COM Port

6.a. Determining the Port Name
6.b. Using a Terminal Program
6.c. Writing PC Software to Use a Serial Port

Most of the available Wixel apps implement a USB interface that consists of a single virtual COM (serial) port. This interface allows you to send and receive bytes from the Wixel in the same way you would send and receive bytes from any other serial port on your computer.