How Can I Use API Software and Host Adapter GPIOs with a Touch IC?

Question from the Customer:

I have a project that includes the Touch IC of a touch-screen tablet. Looking at your online store, the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter and the Aardvark Software API look promising. Many of the tools that you provide seem to focus on EEPROMs. Many of the operations to apply to a Touch IC will be similar, b...

Data Center Software Series: Using the Command Line

The Data Center Software is Total Phase’s free bus monitoring software that is used with our line of protocol analyzers and offers a variety of ways to monitor and debug data in real time. A feature that engineers often find beneficial is the ability to interface with the software through a command line. In this blog, we will disc...

Could I Use a Low/Full-Speed USB Protocol Analyzer with High-Speed USB Traffic?

Question from the Customer:

I just purchased a Beagle USB 12 Protocol Analyzer.  I am using it to debug and sniff USB 2.0 Flash drives. I installed the drivers and the Data Center Software, but I am having problems. When I start a capture and insert a USB Flash drive, I only see the following:

Trying to Monitor a Full-Speed Device with a Low/High-Speed Analyzer Trying to Monitor a Full-Speed Dev...

Comparing FPGA vs Microcontroller – Which is Best for Your Needs?

When developing embedded systems, various types of components are used to create a functioning system, including a combination of a computer processor, memory, and input/output peripheral devices. Each embedded system is different and ranges in complexity depending on its desired objective. One of the decisions engineers must make w...

What is the Most Cost-Effective Way to Monitor and Analyze USB Power Delivery?

Question from the Customer:

I have been using the Beagle USB 480 Power Protocol Analyzer, which has been perfect for measuring VBUS current and voltage, as well as capturing, filtering, and analyzing USB bus data. However, this tool isn’t suitable for my new project, which includes monitoring the delivery of higher levels of p...

How Do I Capture USB Data from Two Devices Independent of Operating Systems?

 

Question from the Customer:

Our developers are starting to analyze the interaction between two devices, neither of which has an operating system (OS). One device is a printer. The other device is a medical devic that monitors a hospital patient.

The monitor has an “offline” printing mode and printer drivers that enable it to i...