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USB over IP

USB/IP project are working on a protocol to enable the mapping of USB devices over a network.

There are loads of great opportunities this provides:

This is such a great idea, and I’m surprised it hasn’t been thought of before (maybe it has, if so let me know!).

They have only made a pre-alpha release for linux – but I’m sure this is a project worth watching.

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  1. Kosso Kosso

    I imagine that when we see more of these, then it’ll just be a matter of time before some sort of USB network router/hub becomes available.

    tis a a great idea, this. 😉


    I’d thought of this idea years ago.

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