FTDI releases the FT311D USB host IC which provides easy communication with Android devices

  FTDI released the FT311D USB host IC for easy communication with Android devices. It features 7 GPIOs, one I2C peripheral, one UART, one SPI, and 4 PWM peripherals. The device acts as a USB host to an Android device, while the Android’s app directly controls the peripherals on the IC. The device is configurable […]

Propeller software USB host

Beth from scanlime has posted this code for creating a USB host in software on the Parallax Propeller. Beth got interested in this concept while considering whether USB WiFi and Bluetooth modules could be interfaced to the Propeller. She wanted to see if a USB host controller could be implemented entirely in software on the […]