What is Usb ?

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Consumers should understand the concept that usb is device are getting used for estabilishing communication between the pc systems and several other peripheraldevices. Consumers come across regularly for having the usage of usb. Consumers should know that usb is manufactured for replacing different types of serials and parallel ports in the market. Now the usb has the ability of connecting computer peripherals such as mice, pdas, gamepads, keyboards, and joysticks and many more . Not only few of these but usb can joined scanners, digital cameras, printers, personal media players, flash drives, and external hard drives from their computers. Now in the market usb is considered as the famous product acting as connecting tool for many pc systems. Basically usb is produced in the marekt for personal computers but seeing the interest of consumers now is getting used in several other devices such as pdas, video game consoles and many more. The usb also acts as a power cord between device and ac adapter which is infact a pluggecd in a wall plug for the work of charging in these electrical devices.

In 2008 it is seen that around two billion usb devices were purchased by the consumers and now the data has gone upto six billion till the latest reports available. Consumers of usb should know that the design of usb is based on standardized facts laid by usb implementers forum, following the industry standards body set up by those companies who are leading in computer and electronics industries. Such bodies of standards includes agere, Apple Inc., Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Microsoft and NEC and many more. The usb system now carrying asymmetric design which includes host, multitude usbports, and several other peripheral devices connecting with a star topology.

Consumers should know that usb carries many host controllers as each host controller support several usb ports to the consumers . Consumers should understand the fact that usb devices has the linking format in series with the aid of hubs. Consumers should understand the concept that the usb is a product of joint efforts of several companies like Compaq, Digital, IBM, Intel, Northern Telecom, and Microsoft only. Also usb aids in providing connections for storing devices by the usage of set of standards known as usb mass storage device class. This was actually earlier manufactured with the intention of traditional magnetic and optical drives which was later backed several devices of several kinds such flash drives.


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