Company FTDI released drivers form ARM processors compiled for Linux OS, enabling to Access FTDI USB devices thus expanding I/O ports in various applications with ARM processors.
This is an archive article published 08/16/2012. Some information may no longer be up to date and in line with the current state. Please contact us in case of interest.
Existing FTDI drivers for many processors architectures and various operating systems have extended with a new clone and further enlarged possibilities of an easy USB interface implementation with FTDI devices into various devices, including the popular Raspberry Pi. New D2xx drivers for Linux are compatible with all ARM processors supporting the V5 instruction set.
They are free to download at: http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/D2XX.htm.
ARM processors providing a high computing power while maintaining a small power consumption, are probably the most often choice for powerful data and multimedia application nowadays. That´s why, if you have an application with ARM processors, or you´re just developing it, you may appreciate also this possibility to add a USB interface into a target device simply.
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