On the heels of the USB infra-red heating pad for relieve of aches and pains we bring you the USB pedometer. Pivoting off the “age of information” the USB pedometer enables you to further analyze calories burned, distance and a hand full of other snibbits of info.
USB Fever offers this product for $17 and includes the following features:
Granted the USB thermometer won’t be standard gadget gear for the average geek, but for the ubergeek, the USBFever TEMPer thermometer is a must have.
Designed for ease and convenience the TEMPer USB thermometer simply plugs into a USB port and records the ambient air temperature of a room. Although a prudent geek wouldn’t plug the Temper directly into a computer the device does ship with a USB cable to separate the monitoring device from the host computer (avoid radiant heat).
The Temper USB thermometer tests and records temperatures between
Jungo’s Software Connectivity Business Unit, a market leading provider of USB software protocol stacks, driver development tools and testing tools, today announced the release of version 1.01 of its USBTester product line: a software USB testing tool that enables USB developers to quickly validate their USB devices for USB compatibility, Chapter 9 conformance and mass storage functionality and performance.
A thoughtful feature Jungo included with this release version is the ability to configure read and write tests to any block size. I’m especially pleased with this configuration option as I spoke with Matan Naor of Jungo to implement this ability. Thanks! It allows developers to test their code when optimizing for different packet sizes in their embedded firmware.
This article makes a very important point about USB, you can find it in bold. Some have heard there are OCD cases where measuring is an obsession and for that strange bird Mahr Federal, with an equally strange company name, introduces the MarConnect USB kit.
CLEVELAND, OH, February 1, 2006 – IOtech has just introduced the new 1-MHz/16-bit
DaqBoard/3000USB(TM) Series of data acquisition boards which are ideal for OEM and embedded applications. These are the first USB-based versions of the popular, industry leading DaqBoard data acquisition boards. The new DaqBoard/3000USB Series is also the industry’s first 1-MHz/16-bit USB-based DAQ to break the $800 price barrier. Each board in the series provides true multifunction performance with analog inputs, waveform capable analog outputs, 24 high-speed digital I/O, four counter inputs (quadrature encoder capable), and two timer outputs.