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:

YoctoHub-Wireless-SR

YoctoHub-Wireless-SRHub enabling the connection of 3 Yoctopuce modules directly on a wireless network (802.11b), with a built-in timer. This version does not have an antenna connector, but a built-in short-range PCB antenna.

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Yocto-Knob

Yocto-KnobThis USB module can read up to five push buttons, potentiometers or resistive sensors (photodiodes, etc)

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Application examples, hints and tutorials

How to detect a person approaching

We have been asked several times which was the best method to detect someone approaching, for example to automatically turn on the screen of an interactive terminal. One relatively intuitive solution is to use a telemeter such as the Yocto-RangeFinder. This can work in most cases, but there are some pitfalls that you should avoid...

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The Yocto-BridgeCalibration application

Some time ago, we offered you a small application enabling you to compute the temperature compensation parameters for the Yocto-Bridge. After using it for a while, we noticed that this application wasn't the most user-friendly we have ever written. This week, we set this right and we propose a version which takes you by the hand to guide you in the required process to compute this compensation.

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