- on Computer/Software/Internet
- Published in issue 2/2011 on page 68
How to Get Your Own USB ID
Options and costs
Every device with a USB interface needs to have a set of ID numbers that enable it to register with a host (computer or other equipment) so the host can take the appropriate action. Is it also necessary to have these ID numbers for devices you develop yourself, and if so, how can you get your own ID numbers for your products? Here we report on the results of a brief survey.