How USB Came to Be

How USB Came to Be

Today even the least tech-savvy consumers can attach a camera, printer, scanner, or other accessory to their PC effortlessly. But in the early 1990s, attaching a peripheral to a computer was not so simple.Before the development of USB (Universal Serial Bus), it was often tricky to connect external devices. Users sometimes needed to open up their computer and add hardware to give them the communications port they needed.The Universal Serial Bus, which was released in 1996 by Intel, simplified things. USB…

DI-4108 USB DAQ Product Preview

Continuing to fill our new product pipeline with state-of-the-art USB data acquisition products, DATAQ Instruments announces model DI-4108. The 4108 complements the previously announced model DI-4208. Both products are identical except for measurement range, and both support DATAQ Instruments’ new ChannelStretch™ technology to provide seamless channel expansion to a limit of…