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Microcontroller to GPRS

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Hi,

I need to send data from microcontroller by email using GPRS. Does any one know where I can start from?
P.S:I can send the data from the microcontroller serially.

Thanx
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Question by:Mazen
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by:monas
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Mazen,

GPRS is _packet_-switched network (not a cirquit-switched)!
All GPRS devices I have in my hands required that you put PPP  traffic on serial connection between PC/palm/other equipment and GPRS device. So your microcontroller should start speaking and understanding PPP. And on top of that you will need to get a SMTP client which will contact SMTP server via PPP.

References:

SMTP: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc0821.txt
PPP: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1661.txt

Good Look!
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by:Mazen
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Hi monas,

I found what you have given me usefull ,but I've been told about some chips that allows the interfacing of a  microcontroller to a GSM that supports GPRS. So i was wondering do you know any of these chips?

Thank you
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Well, I'm no hardware person, so can't say for sure,
but friend of mine from Arrow Nordic (www.arrownordic.lt) gave me a link:
http://e-www.motorola.com/webapp/sps/site/prod_summary.jsp?code=2.5G&nodeId=03M0zNnM5CpM0zPlHs6S

Hope you'll find it usefull.
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thank you monas, I found these links usefull.

   Mazen
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Hi mazen:

may be you need this chip

http://www.tcpipchip.com

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