Project 7.13—Using the Ethernet—Web Browser-Based Control
The Ethernet has traditionally been implemented on PCs and laptops and has been used widely at homes, offices, and industries to access the worldwide Internet and companywide intranet networks. The Internet can nowadays be accessed using smaller handheld devices such as smart mobile phones, PDAs and, IPADs. Most of these devices are based on microcontrollers and use single-chip Ethernet-controller devices for connectivity. Such Ethernet controllers can easily be configured, programmed, and incorporated into embedded systems to provide the system with Ethernet connectivity with the outside world.
Ethernet was originally invented by Xerox in 1972, and then developed jointly ...