Quin wrote:Xbee data rate 250 kbps
USB 2.0 signaling rate 480 Mbps
You've got a wide gap there to have something based off of a Xbee module. There are some higher speed radios out there, but they aren't generally mesh network type devices.
Stryker wrote:Ok so with my very limited knowledge of this stuff, this would be attaching an rPi to each device, forming an an-hoc network on my computer, and having them all send USB data over the wifi network? Do I understand that correctly?
(If so: Yes very overkill but still wonderful.)
asheets wrote:Not quite -- You could hook all of your usb devices to the RasPi and configure the RasPi as both a USBIP sender and as a wireless node to some AP. You would then install the USBIP receiver on your computer, which also is on a network (either wired or wireless) that can see the AP and the RasPi on it.
Stryker wrote:Ok. I'm not sure what AP is here and I'm assuming the USBIP receiver which I would install is software, not hardware? I think this might turn out to be a useful and affordable solution.
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