Here’s a useful little device for your smart home set-up. An Ethernet bridge that allows you to connect your USB devices at any remote location on your LAN. The interface has 2 x USB 2.0 ports and a gigabit Ethernet socket.
“Instantly Convert Your USB Devices to a Shared Resource on Your 10/100/1000 Gigabit LAN – The Gigabit USB Device Server provides very fast throughput USB 2.0 Hi-speed devices. It instantly converts the connected device(s) for access anywhere on yournetwork. Now you can enjoy the convenience and freedom of remotely using multifunction printers, scanners, storage devices, or various other USB devices. It brings flexibility and productivity of USB devices to a whole new level in any environment including home, SOHO, school or business setting. The SX-3000GB makes working with USB devices very easy. By attaching a USB hub, the SX-3000GB can integrate up to 15 USB devices to the Gigabit network. After installation all network users can share the resources. Users can access the USB devices and use them as if they were attached locally to their computers.”