Eltima Software has announced USB to Ethernet Connector 1.0 for Mac OS X (10.6 and higher), which currently is the only software solution of this kind with Mac OS X support.

USB to Ethernet Connector lets your computer work with remote USB devices over Internet/LAN/WAN,as if those devices were connected directly to this computer. You can share a USB device with remote computers no matter how far they are and let people all over the world use them. Now it’s possible to share USB devices over the network between Macs, Windows, and Linux computers.

USB to Ethernet Connector allows access to a printer, scanner, webcam, USB dongle, or any other supported device from anywhere at any time, according to the folks at Eltima Software. USB to Ethernet Connector costs US$89.95 for a single license for one shared USB device.

The product is licensed according to the number of shared USB devices. Every server computer requires a separate license. Client modules of USB to Ethernet Connector are free. For more info go to http://www.eltima.com/products/usb-over-network-mac/ .