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sayhello
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interfacing with matlab & simulink - is it free

Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:36 pm

hello - dont bother for this question.

i need matlab for a certain project.

is it free !? Found some information that it will cost money...

but here a introduction on using matlab with Raspi / or Adruino does not say anything bout fees:
MATLAB Support Package for Arduino hardware enables you to use MATLAB® to
communicate with the Arduino® board over a USB cable. This package is based on a
server program running on the board, which listens to commands arriving via serial port,
executes the commands, and, if needed, returns a result.
This support package is available for R2014a and later releases. It’s available on 32-bit
and 64-bit Microsoft® Windows®, 64-bit Mac OS, and 64-bit Linux®.
I will explain how to set up Matlab for Arduino development on chapter 2

http://www.labcontrol.xyz/dokuwiki/lib/ ... niawan.pdf

do you know anything bout the fees!?

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Re: interfacing with matlab & simulink - is it free

Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:37 pm

Matlab is most definitely NOT free.

The hardware support packages are free but require you to have a current and active MATLAB license for any of the products required by the hardware support package.
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Re: interfacing with matlab & simulink - is it free

Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:49 am

The open Octave is fairly similar to Matlab, and Julia is the super-computing option.
https://julialang.org/learning/

There are no shortcuts in learning how to write software, but python is a good place to start.

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Re: interfacing with matlab & simulink - is it free

Wed Jan 16, 2019 12:25 pm

Having looked at that link, it seems the only part needing Matlab is chapter 8 where he draws a graph in Matlab. All the other sections can easily be done using the standard Arduino IDE (free) on a PC or on the raspberry pi. The graph plotting part could be done in many other ways on the pi without Matlab.

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sayhello
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Re: interfacing with matlab & simulink - is it free

Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:57 pm

well i will take octave

https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Octave

it is free - and i guess that i can do all that i need to

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