Understanding the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data

The information age is characterized by rapid technological change and digital transformation across industry verticals. During the 1990s, the World Wide Web became publicly available for the first time and saw widespread adoption and innovation with technology companies leading the way as the world's largest businesses created their ea...

What is DisplayPort Certification and Why is Individual Quality Control Just as Important?

DisplayPort (DP) is a digital interface that transmits audio and video signals. DisplayPort was created to replace DVI and VGA cables in exchange for a higher performing standard that could transfer high quality video and audio signals, as well as offer other features that could allow for better interoperability between advancing technolog...

Which USB Cable Tester Fulfills Production Test Requirements?

Question from the Customer:

We have been using the Advanced Cable Tester - Level 1 Application with the Promira Serial Platform, and it’s been successful for debug and development. However, we are now setting up a production test system for USB Type-A to Type-C cables. In addition to needing to connect to both ends of this cable, becaus...

How Do I Identify the CAN Interface When I Have Four Komodo Can Duo Interfaces Connected to the Hub?

Abstract of hub data
Question from the Customer:

I am using a Windows computer to communicate to four Komodo CAN Duo Interfaces through a USB hub. I am running eight separate targets. How do I know which Komodo interface is handling which target? My problem – the Windows device manager associates a different port number for each Komodo channel each time I...

What is FPGA? Introduction to Field Programmable Gate Array

What is FPGA?

A field-programmable gate array, or FPGA for short, is a special type of semiconductor device that can be programmed by a customer, a product designer, or embedded systems engineer after the hardware has been manufactured and sold. An FPGA gets its name from two of its defining properties: field-programmable refers to ...

Hidden Damage to Your Phone’s Battery Due to Wireless Charging? Sticking to Quality Cables May be the Way to Go.

Potential Damage to Your Phone’s Battery Due to Wireless Charging

What is Wireless Charging?

Wireless charging, also known as inductive charging, is a newly introduced approach to charging mobile-phone batteries. This method uses induction from the electromagnetic coils in the phone and charging platform to transfer power.

While this new concept is convenient for phone users, it may actually be causing ...