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USB Smart Button

Q:  Does it launch a new web page?
A: It launches any web page (URL) you want us to program into it.

*We can also program them to perform any key-stoke function or combination of key-strokes that you require for custom programs, e.g. Ctrl+P = Print Function within Microsoft Word ®.

Q: Can they be used in any country?

A: The smartbutton typically emulates a standard US or UK QWERTY Keyboard so if you use any other type such as AZERTY or QWERTZ, please let us know at the point of order & we will program your smartbuttons accordingly.

Q:  What are they used for?
A: We are amazed that the creative uses that our customer come up with... typically they are promotional hand-outs, or advertising tools designed to drive traffic to your web site.

Q:  Can I get a virus?
A: Not from the SmartButton.  It simply enters keystrokes through the USB port.  All information is pre-programmed at the factory and does not contain any executable files.

Q:  How does it work?
A: It is a keyboard emulator that simply opens your browser and enters the appropriate data for the website URL

Q:  Where do I plug it in?

A: Any available USB port on your computer.

Q:  How does it come packaged?
A:
The standard buttons come in individual sealable polythene bags. Boxes are available as an optional extra, these can be custom printed for additional charge.

Q: Can I reprogram it myself?
A: No, the information is pre-programmed at the factory.

Q:  Can I send it back to be reprogrammed?
A: We can offer this as a separate chargeable service.  However you can also change the HTML in the web page it links to.

Q:  How do I get a sample?
A: Yes, you can.  We sell samples to customers... for information on purchasing samples, please email
This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . There is a charge of £4.50 to cover the sample & postage & packing. Samples come blank & pre-programmed to a default site.

Q Q:  Can I use this on a MAC and PC? Why?
A:
The smartbutton is only available for use on a PC. A Mac version is currently under development.

Q:  How do I turn it off?
A:
You would have to unplug it. It never needs to be turned off. It has no battery; it is powered by the computers power.

Q:  What kind of software do I need to install?
A:
None, you only need to have an established default browser.

Q:  How long will it last?
A:
Indefinitely, since the USB port powers it, it does not contain batteries.

Q:  Can it break?
A:
Just like any other device made out of material, yes.  However the chip we use is used in medical devices and computers worldwide so it is VERY reliable.

Q:  What do I get with the price?
A:
A pre-programmed SmartButton with a very simple instruction sheet, custom printed with your logo.