"Hi Bob. Thanks for the information about my iOS <--> PC connectivity dilemma. I am indeed considering taking a look at bluetooth again. But I am considering a Redpark cable purchase just to see what I can do with it.…"
"The only way a vanilla IOS app (developed by ordinary IOS Developers) can communicate externally seems to be via TCP (and only wirelessly?) or Bluetooth. Apple has an additional Made For Apple (MFi) licensing for hardware and software developers…"