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Hi Friends,
I have a usb device for transmitting data. the device works perfect in windows OS. I am to use the device in Android 2.1. the Device acts as Human Interface Device.
I am using Eclipse and Android Emulator for programming. It seems the emulator work only for UI and not for external hardware.
Can you suggest how can I make Android emulator detect the usb device.

Thank you for your kind interest.
Posted 9-Apr-11 12:23pm
J imran1.3K
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Solution 2

Unfortunately the emulator does not support USB connections...

According to emulator documentation, its limitations are:

No support for placing or receiving actual phone calls, but you can simulate phone calls (placed and received) through the emulator console.
No support for USB connections
No support for camera/video capture (input).
No support for device-attached headphones
No support for determining connected state
No support for determining battery charge level and AC charging state
No support for determining SD card insert/eject
No support for Bluetooth
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Solution 3

I think you can try to install the Android x86 ( version on virtualbox. Because this version is used on eeePC, USB port should be probably supported.
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Solution 4

I'm trying to change the Android emulator to enable the USB connection.
Now, I could see the SDCARD on the Host PC(QEMU).

You can see the image of USB connection in the following site.

In the near future, I want to publish the source code as an open source.
See you soon.

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