Brief summary: Develop a system to allow access to USB devices over Ethernet and manage remote USB and Serial devices. Essentially we want you to develop a system that will function like Flexihub [url removed, login to view]
Purpose: this will be used to connect to usb devices plugged into the clients computer remotely over the internet. It will be like using a very long usb cable from the clients computer to the controllers computer. Then the software on the controllers computer can be used to with the clients usb device.
single point of control for all USB and COM ports connected to remote computers
connect to them and then disconnect without your physical presence at the remote site. Any remote nodes can be accessed from your current location totally securely thanks to encrypted communication.
The key thing is that this needs to be simple to use for the controller and the client.
It needs to be able to work on windows computers primarily with slow internet connections.