ACCES I/O Products has announced its Model USB-DIO-96 designed for compact control and monitoring applications. It features 96 or 48 industrial strength TTL digital I/Os. This USB device is an ideal solution for adding portable, easy-to-install, digital I/O to any PC or embedded system with a USB port. The unit is a true USB 2.0 device, offering the highest speed available with the USB bus. It is fully compatible with both USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 ports. The unit is hot-pluggable which allows quick connect or disconnect whenever you need additional I/O on your USB port. The USB-DIO-96 is useful for monitoring dry contacts or generating outputs for controlling external devices such as LEDs and other indicators or system equipment. Applications include home, portable, laptop, education, laboratory, industrial automation and embedded OEM.