A Simple Guide to IoT Architecture

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the latest step in the evolution of connected information technology systems. A report published by Gartner predicts that the number of IoT connected devices deployed across the world will reach 20.4 billion by the year 2020 - that's nearly three times the total population of Earth. To put that into perspect...

What is the Difference between Master Register Read and Master Read, and How Can I Best Implement those Commands?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Control Center Serial Software with an Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter as the I2C master. Can you help me understand the difference between Master Read and Master Register Read? The Master Read command appears similar to the Sequential Read command, an I2C read with a stop – what am I missing?

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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?

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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...