The Talker module defines an interface between Spike2 and one or more external software modules (“talkers”) such that talkers can generate data to be included in Spike2 data files while they are being sampled. The interface includes mechanisms to allow talkers to be configured by Spike2, integrated into the Spike2 sampling configuration dialog and synchronised with Spike2 data sampling. Talkers are asked for information about the data channels they can create and are notified when Spike2 prepares for sampling, starts sampling, logs keyboard markers and stops sampling. View the recent technical history here and more background of the Talker here.
The kit is packaged as an installer file, which contains the talker interface documentation, support files and example code.
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