Framework: does Android support USB devices?

by Will » Fri, 13 Mar 2009 08:00:55 GMT

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 Does the Android framework support USB devices, like Phidgets? Can an
app take a stream of data from a phidget?

Framework: does Android support USB devices?

by Will » Fri, 13 Mar 2009 08:02:24 GMT

 Clarification: Is there a way to connect a Phidget, via USB, to the
Android and have an application gather input data from the phidget in
real time? (I hope that's clearer).


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Framework: does Android support USB devices?

by Will » Fri, 13 Mar 2009 08:59:34 GMT

 Sidenote: I've made no progress - any help would be fantastically


Framework: does Android support USB devices?

by ECSOLWI » Fri, 13 Mar 2009 14:06:20 GMT

 Which USB-profile(s) does your Phidget use?


Framework: does Android support USB devices?

by Mike Lockwood » Sat, 14 Mar 2009 19:12:43 GMT


I'm not sure what a Phidget is, but currently there are no Java APIs
for dealing with USB at the moment.  We only have built-in support for
USB mass storage and ADB.

If you can give us a better idea of what you are trying to do, we will
be able to consider it as a feature request.


Mike Lockwood
Google android team


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