Human Interface Device

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Human Interface Device

(HID) Any device to interact directly with humans (mostly input) like keyboard, mouse, joystick, or graphics tablet.
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(Human Interface Device) A class of peripheral devices that enables people to input data or interact directly with the computer, such as with a mouse, keyboard or joystick. The HID specification is a part of the USB standard, thus USB mice and other USB user input devices are HID compliant. Bluetooth also supports the HID USB protocol (see Bluetooth profiles).
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The company also offers additional qualified profiles such as the Human Interface Device profile, with additional profile support for Headset, Hands-Free, and Audio/Video being scheduled for delivery by the end of 2005.
A2DP -- Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (stereo audio) AVRCP -- Audio/Video Remote Control Profile BIP -- Basic Imaging Profile (image upload/download) BPP -- Basic Printing Profile (print text, images, vCards) DUN -- Dial-up Networking FTP -- File Transfer Profile HID -- Human Interface Device (wireless keyboard & mouse) HFP -- Hands-Free Profile HSP -- Headset Profile OPP -- Object Push Profile PBAP -- Phone Book Access Profile SDP -- Service Discovery Protocol SPP -- Serial Port Profile Bluetooth profiles for mobile handsets.
Ellisys analyzers support the whole range of USB classes, including Audio, Mass Storage, Communication, Human Interface Device, Still Image, Smart Card, Printer, Bluetooth HCI, Video and now Wireless Adapter.
Human interface devices (HID) like smartphones and compact wearables that house batteries with wired or wireless charging are low power and highly efficient, while other IoT-enabled devices that have been historically low-tech such as doorbells and thermostats make use of existing electrical wiring for power.
* Restricted USB Connectivity — Non-authorized HIDs (Human Interface Devices) or non-predefined CAC devices will be rejected/ignored.

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