Wireless USB

Matthew Frederico mfrederico at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 13:15:23 MDT 2013


On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 4:43 PM, Jim Wright <jwright at perelson.com> wrote:

> I normally post positions on PLUG but this time I have a question.  I am
> involved with a small company and I have a product that needs to be
> wireless.  I'm looking for a solution pertaining to wireless USB
> communication. I have a device that uses a normal USB 2.0 cable to
> communicate between a sensor of human vertical sway movement (done with
> accelerometer and/or gyroscope) and a piece of software. I need a way to
> eliminate the cable in an effort to track more dynamic human movements. I
> prefer for the software to not know the difference between the current
> wired configuration and an eventual wireless option.   Is there an off the
> shelf product that could handle that?
>

Interesting!

Couple questions:
- Do you know the USB version of the device and the bandwidth requirements?
  - USB 2.0 is up to 480mbps
  - USB 1.1 is up to 12mbps
- Is the  connected device pulling POWER from the other device? If so - how
much?
- Is it an embedded linux system? if so which one?


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