Kezboards, umlauts and USB

Published by Stijn Kuipers on


While searching for some easy-to-add USB options for the new Goldfish development, I revisisted the V-USB package. This package allows you to add USB to any small microcontroller that can add an interrupt to a pinchange. Link:

While digging through earlier projects using this library, I found this amazing piece of “lets just fix this”ism:


This particular German got so upset about the lack of umlauts across the border that he made his own personal umlaut-device. A great reminder that while technology would be nowhere without imagination, it would not even exist without frustration.