×

SparkFun Electronics will be closed in observance of memorial day on Monday, May 29th. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 30th. Any orders placed after 2pm Mountain Time on Friday, May 26th will process and ship out on Tuesday, May 30th.

Member #220124

Member Since: April 20, 2011

Country: United States

  • Very cool device: and I’ve got my order in! :-)
    Note also folks (Micah Dowty) are interfacing Android via Blue Tooth using the Propeller chip:
    http://scanlime.org/2010/04/embedded-bluetooth-for-2/
    A friend of mine has not however yet been successful to copy/emulate what was Micah was able to do using the Propeller and a cheap blue tooth usb dongle.
    And, blue tooth will be a bit slow, so this IOIO USB interface is just the ticket I wanted anyways.
    I’m not sure why the folks over at Parallax that make the Propeller chip aren’t also trotting something like this Android USB interface out, or just a standalone BlueTooth Android interface board.
    Things are certainly going to get interesting…now sensors can be separated from their interactive displays…hmmm…and there’s a lot of standalone sensors, such as example:
    - a Ulta-Sound device in hospital,
    - or a Gieger Counter,
    These type of sensor devices dedicate 80% of their internal resources to info display and user interaction. Hmmm…what is the market dynamic if most all sensors could simply interact with a standard API?…with a polyanna expectation that most everyone has an Android device to display and interact with the sensor: Efficiencies!

No public wish lists :(