How Can I Best Use a Protocol Analyzer in a USB Port Production Environment to Record USB Data Transfer Speed?

Question from the Customer:

I’m developing an automated system for the production environment of automotive products. I’m looking at the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer – how could I use this device to read and record data transfer speed at the USB ports.

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question!  The Beagle USB 480 Pro...

I2C Protocol Testing: Validation Checklist for Embedded Systems

What is the I2C Protocol?

Engineers developing embedded systems have several options when it comes to selecting a communication protocol for their hardware device. One such option, the I2C communication protocol, offers unique advantages that make it an attractive choice for engineers.

The inter-integrated circuit or I2C communication protocol ...

How Do I Enable the A2B Bus Monitor to Monitor Audio Signals?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the A2B Bus Monitor and I can see the I2C transactions during “discovery”, which indicates the monitor is up running and monitoring the A2B bus. However, the audio output is not visible.  How do I configure the A2B Master to enable monitoring the audio output?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks f...

Total Phase’s A2B Bus Monitor makes its way to CES 2019

What is CES?

The Consumer Electronics Show, also known as CES, is one of the largest innovative technologies shows that brings together over one-hundred thousand show-goers from all the world to check out the latest developments and breakthrough technologies in consumer electronics. This year, this convention is set to host up to 4,500+ exhibiti...

What are the Dangers of Manufacturing and Using Untested USB Cables?

Not all cables are manufactured up to standard, even if designed to.

The dangers of untested USB cables have become a concerning topic in the tech industry in recent years. What used to be simpler cable designs have migrated to become much more complex to keep up with the high demands of new, advanced devices. Cables today operate at much faster speeds, provide exponentially more power, and include additional f...

How Can I Best Verify MOSI/MISO SPI Data Traffic Using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the API functions to control the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter in SPI mode. To loop the MOSI/MISO, can I use only one Aardvark adapter or do I need two Aardvark adapters?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! To test the traffic as you described, you will need two Aardvark adapters. On...

AI and Embedded Systems: Top 5 Use Cases

Embedded systems have been the backbone for modern technology for decades, but in recent years, there have been substantial advances in the tech industry that have introduced a revolutionary type of technology, called Artificial Intelligence, also known as AI.

AI and Multifaceted Control

AI is the concept that intelligence can be demonstrated by...

Top Embedded System Products Introduced in 2018

With 2018 coming to an end, we wanted to reflect on 5 of the top products released this year. These releases incorporated some of the most advanced technology to date, making these embedded systems superior in power performance, storage, and new capabilities, putting them at the top of their game. Take a look at what made our list.

Phones

Samsu...

How Do I Acquire and View Audio Details with the Data Captured by the A2B Bus Monitor Using Python Scripts?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Promira Serial Platform with the A2B Bus Monitor – Level 1 Application. I have questions about using the A2B API software.

  1. Does it contain information about Level (dBFS) and Frequency (Hz) in the uncompressed PCM file from audio_capture.py, promira.py?
  2. ​Where can I find information for the command...

SPI Protocol: The Speed Your Embedded Systems Need

Future trends in embedded systems will include revolutionary technologies such as embedded security, real-time data visualization, network connectivity, and the IoT, and deep learning capabilities. Whether you plan to leverage the latest technology in machine learning to build a self-driving car or you're building out a new security system for ...