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.

Check out the sleek new enclosure available for Phidget Spatial boards. With mounting holes through the bottom half, you can attach it to a flat surface and snap the top half on.


We recently released a brand new enclosure for our Phidget Spatial boards, made of a different plastic and manufactured using a different process than the previous enclosures. Join me as I walk through the journey of making a customized accessory from start to finish.

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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Every week, we’re going to look at some of the biggest news in sensors, and related fields, covering all areas from the DIY to the industrial and scientific. As the world becomes more connected, we’re surrounded by more and more sensing technology, so let’s look at how people are putting them to work.


There’s a vast selection of load cells available from sensor companies around the world. While all these load cells do basically the same job, there are some subtle differences that are worth clarifying when connecting them to the Phidget Bridge and this guide will tell you what you need to know.


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