Segger adds audio support for embedded systems with

Audio class support for emUSB-Host means that embedded systems with a USB Host interface can now use audio devices such as microphones, speakers, headphones, conferencing systems or USB-to-audio adapters. Segger says this makes a USB Host interface even more valuable in an embedded system. Audio is added to emUSB-Host at run time, in the same way as all other supported device classes, says Segger, to minimise the memory footprint. Only the code needs to be added to the system.

Segger’s emUSB-Host software supports embedded systems and allows developers to add a microphone, speaker, memory stick, keyboard, mouse or network connection to a system. Multiple devices can be connected at the same time, notes Segger. emUSB-Host also supports USB-Hubs.

Segger Microcontroller has over 25 years’ of experience in embedded computer systems, producing middleware and offering hardware tools, for development and production, and software tools.

Segger’s professional software libraries and tools for embedded system development are optimised for the requirements imposed by resource-constrained embedded systems. The company also supports the entire development process, with affordable tools, and middleware components. Software is not covered by an open-source or required-attribution license and can be integrated in any commercial or proprietary product, without the obligation to disclose the combined source.

The company has over 50 employees, mostly engineers, headquartered in Germany. There is also a large office in the Boston area of the USA and branch operations in the UK and US and distributors on most continents.

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