Products for USB Sensing and Control

Phidgets are a set of user friendly building blocks for low cost USB sensing and control from your PC.

Simply plug in the device and write a program with the help of our robust API. Applications can be developed quickly by programmers using their favorite language: Android Java, Applescript, C/C++, C#, Cocoa, Delphi, Flash AS3, Java, LabVIEW, MATLAB, Max/MSP, Python, Ruby, Visual Basic.NET, Visual Basic 6.0, Visual Basic for Applications, Visual Basic Script, Visual C/C++/Borland.NET, and FlowStone.

Click on Programming if you want to look at Getting Started Guides or Code Samples.

Monday September 1 is
Labour Day Holiday


Labour Day

Phidgets offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014. The website will be operational during that time and you will be able to place orders.

Orders entered over the weekend from Friday, August 29 after 12:00 noon will ship on Tuesday instead of Monday.


Accounting is central to any business, and needs to be organized. You can’t deny the need for accounting. There were plenty of lessons that we had to learn in the accounting realm and we want to share them with you.

2.1.8.20140428

• Windows-only release
- Fixes to C# Stepper GUI Example

2.1.8.20140319

• CPhidget_getDeviceClass can now be called on handle before it is attached.
• Added support for 64-bit Max/MSP (Version 6.1+) on both OS X and Windows.


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While many people prototype their designs with Phidgets, there are a lot of people making one-time installations to work with Phidgets on a long-term basis. These people make museum exhibits and Phidgets help the creation of exhibits that move people from being passive observers to engaged participants in learning.


There are quite a few users making their Phidget SBCs do data acquisition, and perhaps this is the plan you have for yours. It’s really easy to set up logging to a USB drive, so let’s find out how.


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