How Can I Accelerate the API Command Functions when Communicating with I2C Bus Devices?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter with Aardvark Software API.

For my application, I am sending API functions aa_i2c_write and aa_i2c_read one after another, with no pause between those two commands. However, the read command follows the write command after 1ms. Is there a way I can reduce this delay for ...

White-Hat Hacker Develops Proof-of-Concept Malicious Lightning Cable

Lightning cables, intended for use with iPhone, iPad, and iPod, are some of the most widely used cables by consumers. We see an abundance of Lightning cables available anywhere from online retailers to brick and mortar shops. With Lightning cables in high demand, there are several cable manufactures that produce and sell such cables to cons...

How Do I Create and Verify New XML Files for a Prototype SPI Flash Memory Device?

Question from the Customer:

I’ll be using the Promira Serial Platform with SPI Active - Level 1 Application to program and test a new prototype SPI Flash.  For programming, it looks like I could use the Flash Center Software. There are a few similar devices in the parts library, but it looks like a new XML file needs to be created for this...

Applications for Military Embedded Systems in 2019

The massive military defense budget of the United States ensures that it has access to the latest technology that uses embedded systems and computing to support troops in the battlefield. Embedded systems in military applications have different requirements than the ones we use in civilian life - they must be highly secure to prevent reverse ...

How Do I Configure the Beagle USB Protocol Analyzer to Capture Every LFPS Reset?

Question from the Customer:

I’m using the Beagle USB 5000 v2 SuperSpeed Protocol Analyzer - Standard Edition, and I have a question about triggering. How can I set the Beagle USB 5000 v2 analyzer to automatically capture every LFPS (Low Frequency Periodic Signaling) reset?

Response from Technical Support:

Thank you for your question! With o...

Individual Quality Control is Now Feasible for Cable Manufacturers

Cable manufacturers produce thousands of cables per day, each containing numerous components that are often assembled on a production or assembly line. Parts are often assembled by hand in these settings because of the intricacy and precision required to produce the advanced cables we see today. With so many variables involved, ensuring a per...