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Network Capable Application Processor (NCAP)

Text explanation of NACP Diagram

On the left is a box with the word STIM inside.

A dotted line leads to a large box labeled NACP.
Inside is a vertical box labeled STIM Driver
Inside the box are 4 boxes, top to bottom:
TEDS Parser,
Interface Driver,
IEEE 1451.2 API Driver, and
Data Correction
Next to the box labed STIM Driver are 3 more boxes, Top to bottom:
IEEE 1451.1 Object Model,
Network Communication Protocal Stack, and
Application Firmware.
There is a dotted line coming out of the large box labeled NACP that leads with a dotted line to a Network

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