Hermes Serial Protocol

Easily communicate with Red Scientific devices!


Red Scientific Hermes Serial Protocol


Standardized Communications Platform

All Red Scientific devices that communicate use the Hermes Serial Protocol. This easy to understand protocol allows users to send and receive data as key-value pairs between a PC and a Red Scientific device. All of our device APIs outline how to communicate using Hermes and cover the various abilities of each device.


Available Documentation






Hermes Terminal

The Hermes Terminal is a useful utility for "manually" communicating and controlling our devices. Its intended use is to allow users and developers to become familiarized with the various commands available through our APIs before using them into their own programs.


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Video Tutorials


Using the Hermes Terminal