FindDevices

FindDevices[]

searches for available devices on your computer system.

FindDevices[form]

gives a list of devices in classes whose names match the string pattern form.

FindDevices[{form1,form2,}]

gives a list of devices in classes whose names match any of the formi.

FindDevices[forms,n]

returns at most n devices.

Details and Options

  • FindDevices returns a DeviceObject for each device it discovers.
  • FindDevices does not typically open the devices it discovers.
  • The string pattern patt can be given as literal strings, StringExpression string patterns, RegularExpression objects, or abbreviated string patterns.
  • FindDevices can only discover devices for which a device framework driver is provided.
  • Not all devices are automatically discoverable.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Find the discoverable devices on your computer system:

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Find a demo device:

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Scope  (2)

Options  (1)

Properties & Relations  (1)

See Also

Devices  $Services

Tutorials

Introduced in 2014
(10.0)