The system that this is designed for is comprised of two components, a personal computer and an Arduino device. The Arduino and computer communicate with each other through a standard serial connection. In terms of this project, the form that the connection
takes is not significant. In other words, any way that you can make a serial connection between your PC and Arduino will work. I do most testing with a direct USB connection, however, I have also used Rhyduino to control the Arduino with XBee wireless modules.
Basic Interaction Between Rhyduino and Arduino
(topic is still being completed)