Real time USB control. What? me worry?*
Ever get an urge to control a robot using real time Linux and a serial port, but find that your computer only has USB ports?
Sure, you’ve been told that USB is broken for real time at the specification level, but that won’t stop you from trying! This talk presents the setup and investigation of where some of the rocks are when attempting to do any type of real time control over USB.
This talk will include a demo of something falling over.
Mark Gross is a member of Intel’s Open source Technology Center (OTC). He is a kernel engineer who works on the Linux kernel for Intel. Mark enjoys the PDX tech scene and can be found at
and other meet ups from time to time.
Mark likes to tinker, learn new things, is into python, building robots, playing with MCU’s, gadgets and Linux (of course)