What is a System on Chip (SoC)?- A Basic Definition

The System on a Chip market is projected to grow to over $207 billion by 2023 according to a report released earlier this year. System on a Chip technology is found across all industries and is used in embedded systems as well as general purpose computing devices. However, despite its popularity, there is still ambiguity and confusion...

How Do I Reduce the Latency of Data Being Delivered from a USB Port to the Computer?

Question from the Customer:

We are using the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer and Data Center Software to sniff Full-speed USB data. We observed that data is displayed first on the DUT display and displayed on the Data Center Software afterwards. This was not expected. In our setup, data should be displayed on the Data Center Software befor...

The Rise of Type-C Headphones and Its Key Features

USB Type-C has become a ubiquitous connector type in the world of USB and the cable industry. Its conceptualization introduced many enhanced capabilities and new features that provided users with unprecedented amounts of power, versatility, and speed. Because of its advanced capabilities, many device and cable producers have been eager to i...

To Verify the USB Data Path is Operating at Maximum Speed, How Do I Adjust Periodic Timeout and Polling?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer to debug some issues on my CDC ECM implementation on a STM-32 MCU. I have questions about the results I’m seeing with Data Center Software.

I am looking into the significance of the POLL and IN-NAK counts, as well as the Length that is reported in some records as by...

What is IoT Data Analytics (Internet of Things)

Introduction to IoT Data Analytics

When the internet was first created, it was only accessible to a small group of private companies and government agencies. After the World Wide Web (WWW) was created in 1989 by Time Berners-Lee (who would later be knighted for his contributions), the internet became widely accessible and businesses...

Which Host Adapters Can Operate as either SPI Slave or SPI Master and Run from One Computer?

Question from the Customer:

I have been using the Cheetah SPI Host Adapter as an SPI Master – now I need the functions of both an SPI Master and an SPI Slave. I see the Cheetah adapter only functions as an SPI Master.

For ease of use, I’m looking to use the same model for these functions. I need to operate these SPI devices independently ...