A new USB device has been unveiled today by SparkFun called the Electric Sheep which has been deigned to provide Android developers with an easier route to create Android apps and accessories using Android open accessory protocol.
The new Electric Sheep board created by SparkFun is based on the ATMega2560 micro-controller and bootloader and features a USB-host connector for quick connection to Android devices. Allowing the creation of accessories for Android using the Arduino IDEA and HandBag.
SparkFun Director of Marketing AnnDrea Boe explains:
“The Electric Sheep is a product we are really excited to announce,” – “This product represents months of prototyping and design by the SparkFun engineers and will give its users free reign to create accessories for the Android system.”
For more information about the new Electric Sheep board jump over to the SparkFun website where it is priced at $79.95 per unit and is now available to buy.
Source: Market WatchFiled Under: Android News, DIY Projects, Gadgets News, Geeky Stuff