- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 1/2010 on page 28
On the Buses
Alternatives to USB and I2C
If you want to have an intelligent circuit communicate with its companions, the standard approach is to use the omnipresent USB port or an I2C link. But is this the ideal solution? A survey of various industrial areas shows that there are other alternatives, ranging from the well known to the obscure. Here we provide a capsule summary for your information and inspiration.