IOIO Embedded Android Development Board In Pakistan
PIC 24FJ256AD206 BASED IOIO EMBEDDED ANDROID DEVELOPMENT BOARD
The IOIO-OTG (pronounced “yo-yo-O-T-G”; the OTG stands for On-The-Go) is a development board specially designed to allow developers to add advanced hardware I/O capabilities to their Android or PC application. It features a PIC microcontroller, which acts as a bridge that connects an app to your PC or Android device to low-level peripherals like GPIO, PWM, ADC, I2C, SPI, and UART. An app-level library helps you write control code for these low-level peripherals in the same way you’d write any other Java app!
IOIO-OTG is here! Now you can use the IOIO on your Android device or PC! This page is for reference only.
The IOIO (pronounced “yo-yo”) is a board specially designed to work with your Android 1.5 and later device. The board provides robust connectivity to an Android device via a USB or Bluetooth connection and is fully controllable from within an Android application using a simple and intuitive Java API -******no embedded programming or external programmer will ever be needed!
The IOIO board contains a single MCU that acts as a USB host and interprets commands from an Android app. In addition, the IOIO can interact with peripheral devices in the same way as most MCUs. Digital Input/Output, PWM, Analog Input, I2C, SPI, and UART control can all be used with the IOIO. Code to control these interfaces is written in the same way as you write an Android app with the help of a simple to use the app-level library. In other words, you can combine the awesome computing power, Internet/Bluetooth connectivity, touchscreen, and a variety of sensors from your Android device with the ability to easily add peripheral devices to interact with the outside world. Also, using the IOIO does not require any hardware or software modifications to your Android device, thus preserving the warranty as well as making the functionality available to non-hackers.
The IOIO acts as a USB host and connects to most Android devices that have USB slave (device) capability. So far, the devices proven to work with this board are G1, Nexus One, Nexus S, Motorola Droid X (among many others now). If you get the IOIO working on your Android device, please let us know in the comments below, thanks!
We’re now shipping the IOIO board loaded with the V3.04 bootloader so that it’s ready to go with the latest application update, which adds Open-Accessory support. Open Accessory will provide improved latency, throughput, and jitter. If ADB is enabled on the Android, ADB will take precedence over Open Accessory. Disable ADB to have IOIO working on Open Accessory.
We have a blog post that shows or has links to many well-documented example projects, with source code. It is a great resource, so please check it out!
Note: This product is a collaboration with Ytai Ben-Tsvi. A portion of each sale goes back to them for product support and continued development.