USB OTG


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USB OTG

(USB On-The-Go) An enhancement to the Universal Serial Bus (USB) that enables portable devices to be cabled directly together (no computer required). OTG devices operate in "dual-role" mode and can be identified as either a host or a peripheral. When cabled to each other, an automatic negotiation makes one the host and the other a peripheral. Fully compliant as of USB 2.0, OTG devices began to ship in 2002.


Add a Mouse to a Tablet
A corded mouse is plugged into an OTG adapter, which plugs into the Micro USB port of this Android tablet.







Connect a Scanner to a Phone
Via OTG, this Walabot 3D scanner connects to the phone for power and the Walabot app. The scanner's Micro USB 3.0 jack also accepts the smaller 2.0 plugs as in this example (see Micro USB).
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USB OTG was used to provide power supply and communication with a smartphone application.
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It also offers users connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, MicroUSB port, and USB OTG. USB OTG allows individuals to connect pen drives to their devices with the help of adapters.
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USB OTG to access flash drives, Improved Google Now
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The high-speed USB OTG reportedly provides flexible architecture to meet a multitude of customer-defined applications.
The company also has plans to introduce peer-to-peer communications this year (A la USB OTG).