NXP Unveils Smartphone Quick-Jack Solution - interesting device

wish list item ;)

Connects e.g. sensors to a phone over the speaker connector. Imagine a shield that does the same...

http://www.nxp.com/news/press-releases/2014/05/nxp-unveils-smartphone-quick-jack-solution-transforming-audio-jack-into-multi-purpose-self-powered-data-port.html

robtillaart: wish list item ;)

Connects e.g. sensors to a phone over the speaker connector. Imagine a shield that does the same..

If it does SPI, you won't need a shield.

some additional links - http://www.lpcware.com/content/project/smartphone-quick-jack-solution - PDF's incl design

(no SPI...)