From the developer: "Input serial data directly into EXCEL, ACCESS, Statistical software, VB, etc... any Windows 95, 98, 2000 NT or DOS application program.Collect data from barcode scanners, electronic scales and Balances, Gages, modems, Sensors, Magnetic Stripe readers, etc... any RS232 instrument or device. Very easy to use, one minute set-up. CPS is 100% accurate and reliable."