Android developers might be interested in a new device called USB2Go that is capable of either connecting to an Android smartphone or standing alone and being controlled remotely.
The USB2Go is an ARM Cortex-M3 development board that connects to Android devices providing developers with a new line of creativity and interaction for their applications is desired.
The small USB2Go device can be powered by a USB 2.0 or direct connection, and comes supplied with an open sourced API. 8Innovations creators of the USB2Go explains a little mores about the new Android adapter :
“Do you want to make a great Android external gadget like thermometer, thermal imaging, portable oscilloscope, devices for medical use or anything you ever dreamed about…
Have you ever dreamed about creating your own smartphone gadget, but you don’t need expensive wireless technologies which need their own batteries, or you think it’s too complicated or just overkill? Than this is the perfect product for you, and the best part is… it is open sourced.
For Android developers, we developed USB2Go API for direct control of ARM peripherals. There is no ARM programming knowledge needed and it’s really easy to use. You can control all GPIO’s, ADC’s, PWM, UART, I2C, SPI form our Android API.”
The new USB2Go will soon be launching over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website, so for more information on the new USB2Go campaign for details.