On April 2015 at RFID Journal Live! in San Diego we introduced brand new Android connection for our UHF RFID readers HUR 120 and DUR 120. And now you are able to do your cost effective RFID project.
Our readers are fully compatible with all Android devices with USB OTG support. This USB OTG specification is necessary for a successful connection between devices. For more informations please check our Application Note or contact us.
What is USB On-The-Go?
USB On-The-Go, often abbreviated to USB OTG or just OTG, is a specification first used in late 2001 that allows USB devices such as digital audio players or mobile phones to act as a host, allowing other USB devices such as USB flash drives, digital cameras, mice or keyboards to be attached to them. Use of USB On-The-Go allows those devices to switch back and forth between the roles of host and client devices. For instance, a mobile phone may read from removable media as the host device, but present itself as a USB Mass Storage Device when connected to a host computer.
In other words, USB On-The-Go introduces the concept of a device performing both master and slave roles – whenever two USB devices are connected and one of them is a USB On-The-Go device, they establish a communication link. The device controlling the link is called the master or host, while the other is called the slave or peripheral.