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-RangeFinderUSB range finder sensor based on infra-red laser time-of-flight. This device can estimate distances to objects up to 1 or 2m, depending on conditions.

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YoctoHub-ShieldExtension board enabling the connection of 4 additional modules on a Yoctopuce network hub.

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Application examples, hints and tutorials

What is the consumption of my workbench?

Electric consumption has been at the heart of the news in recent years. Being great fans of graphs and measurements, we propose a small system allowing you to follow in real time the electric consumption of a workbench. As I am new here at Yoctopuce, I was appointed guinea pig to do it my own way, while discovering Yoctopuce modules at the same time.

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How to handle a serial protocol automatically

Yoctopuce serial communication modules are more than simple interfaces: they are able to query and analyze autonomously the data coming from any device to then present the results in the way of a Yoctopuce sensor and/or record them in the embedded data logger. But in order to do so, you must tell the Yoctopuce module how to manage the dialog with the device. So here are a few examples as a complement to the documentation, to make this task easier.

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