Yoctopuce, USB Sensors and Actuators

USB Sensors and Actuators

Yoctopuce designs, manufactures and sells USB devices to let your computer sit in the real world. Our USB modules are tiny, easy to install and easy to drive programmatically. Among them you will find:


Yocto-PowerRelay-V3USB interface driving an electromechanical power relay able to directly switch mains powered appliances, up to 1250 VA.

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Yocto-DisplaySmall USB-driven OLED display (light blue), for text, images (128x32 pixels) and animated sequences.

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Application examples, hints and tutorials

Compiling the C++ library with CMake

Recently, we have had several customers who decided to compile our C++ library under Linux. This process is documented in the README file and there is a post explaining how to compile the library with the Code::Blocks IDE. However, we hadn't yet documented how to use CMake to compile the library and use it in a program. This week, we are tackling this issue.

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Emulating a Wiegand RFID reader

We already showed you in a previous post how to use a Yocto-Serial to decode Wiegand messages over USB, for instance to interface an RFID reader. And as we could have guessed, someone asked a bit later if the reverse was possible as well: can we send Wiegand messages using the same USB interface? The answer is yes, it is now possible as well. Let's see how to proceed...

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