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InputStick Is A Wireless USB Receiver For Android Devices

Have you ever wanted to expand the features of your Android device by making it act as a mouse, keyboard, or game controller? There are some solutions available in the market that allows you to do his however what’s probably one of the best solutions is by using InputStick.

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InputStick is a wireless USB receiver that plugs into a computer and establishes a link between that computer and your Android device. All that is needed is to run the companion app on a device running on at least Android 2.3 and everything is good to go. You can use your mobile device as a keyboard, mouse, game controller, presentation remote, barcode scanner and even a password manager.

Some of the advantages of InputStick over other methods include

  • Physically plugged into USB port, so it is compatible with ANY USB-enabled hardware
  • Easy to use as generic USB mouse or keyboard
  • Works out of the box

Technical Specifications

  • Size: 57 x 19 x 9 mm.
  • Weight: 8g.
  • Interface: USB 2.0 (full speed).
  • Wireless connectivity: Bluetooth 2.1.
  • Range: up to 10m.

Requirements and Limitations

  • Android 2.3 or later, with Bluetooth radio
  • At least one available USB port
  • USB host must supply at least 100mW power
  • OS must allow to attach new USB devices
  • USB host must support given USB class

InputStick is currently a campaign over at Indiegogo with a target to reach $4,000. So far $591 has been pledged with 23 days left to go before the campaign ends. If you wish to support this project a donation of $39 will allow you to own a black or white version of the device which is expected to ship out on March 2014.

via indiegogo