Information for Developers

Start using the USB Logo Now!

Download  the USB-IF Trademark License Agreement and Usage Guidelines for the USB-IF Logo. The license agreement must be signed to access Logo artwork and obtain the right to use the Logo with products that pass USB-IF compliance testing.

The agreement necessary for gaining access to the graphics approved for linking to the usb.org web site is also available.

Getting a Vendor ID

If you are a new USB product developer looking to get a vendor ID for your company, there are two options for doing this.

Compliance Program

The USB specifications define the product design targets at the level of interfaces and mechanisms. The USB-IF has instituted a Compliance Program that provides reasonable measures of acceptability.

Document Library 

Access the most current revision of the USB specifications, conference presentations, whitepapers, and compliance workshop checklists.  

Tools

Access the most current installation utilities.  Search for Tools within the Document Library to find the latest.  

Resources

xHCI, OHCI, UHCI and EHCI are USB Spec compatible and provide an interface to different hardware host controller implementations. Multiple implementations of hardware host controllers allow for evolution and creativity within the USB Spec. Details of these specs are available through these links.