HOW TO ACCESS REMOTE USB DEVICE
Is it possible to connect a remote USB device wirelessly wherever it is located? It's a common question and the answer is YES! With a top-notch USB over network software, you’ll be able to access the functionality of the target device right from your current location without worrying about the distance limitations.
USB remote access solution:
The solution is USB Network Gate. This software lets easily connect one or more remote USB devices to your computer over Network (Internet/LAN/WAN) as if the device was plugged into your own machine. It doesn't matter if you are in another country or in the next door office, you can always use a remote device (scanner, printer, webcam, modem, USB dongle, etc.) as if they were connected directly to your PC.
If you’re wondering how you can do this, below you can find a brief guide for the remote access software on how to share a USB device over the network.
Steps for remote USB connection:
In order to connect to a remote USB port, you first have to share USB device at the computer it is physically plugged in. After that, it is easy to access the remote USB device with a shared device from any computer and use it as if it was directly connected to your machine.
As USB Network Gate supports Linux, Mac, Windows and Android OS, you can easily connect to USB device shared at Windows computer from a Linux, Mac or Android device or vice versa.
Things you'll need
- Windows OS, Mac OS X or Linux OS computer; or Android device;
- USB Network Gate;
- USB device you would like to share.