Android™ Open Accessory Development Boards in Stock at Mouser

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Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the immediate availability of modules supporting Android™ Open Accessory development – Microchip Technology’s DM240415 PIC24F Accessory Development Starter Kit for Android and Arduino’s Mega Android Development Kit.
Google’s Android is an open source operating system for mobile devices and is the current target of both software and hardware developers due to the flexibility, functionality, and design possibilities. The development of Android applications is made easier through the featured products below, providing a speed-to-market advantage over alternate solutions.
Microchip Technology has introduced the DM240415 PIC24F Accessory Development Starter Kit which centers on a 16-bit PIC24 development board and contains a PICkit™ 3 In-Circuit Debugger and a royalty-free, no fee licensed software library (available via download) that enables the fast and easy development of Android hardware accessories based on Microchip’s portfolio of 16-bit and 32-bit PIC® microcontrollers. To learn more, visit

Similarly, the Arduino Mega Android Development Kit (ADK) is based on the ATmega2560 microcontroller board (containing the Atmel Atmega328 MCU). It features a USB host interface to connect with Android based devices as well as 54 digital I/O pins, 16 analog inputs, and 4 UARTs. Together with the ADK download package available from Google, the Arduino Mega ADK forms an easy-to-use open source platform for Open Accessory development.
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