8 Skills Every Embedded Systems Engineer Should Have

Embedded systems have come a long way since they were introduced, in the early 1960s. Applications of embedded systems are ever-increasing and the trend is growing in momentum with every year that passes. Embedded systems and microelectronics have accentuated the importance of technology in our day-to-day lives. We are surrounded by intelligen...

How Can I View the Resistor Values of a USB Type-C Cable with the USB Power Delivery Analyzer?

Question from the Customer:

We’re testing our new design, a Type-C captured cable AC home charger, with your USB Power Delivery Analyzer.

 USB Power Delivery Analyzer
USB Power Delivery Analyzer

The charger is not a Power Delivery (PD) device, but it is Type-C compliant. Looking at the data, we saw that the 5V VBUS was active at T=0 and the phone started ...

Good news from the Flash Memory Summit 2016 - Santa Clara Convention Center

Over the three days of the Flash Memory Summit Expo, the crowds at the show looked a bit larger than last year. There was plenty of interesting and innovative technology on the Expo Floor including - Flash in HDD, Client and Enterprise level SDDs, and even NVDIMM’s.


Seagate won the “Best of Show” award with their amazing 60TB SS...

With the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer, You Can Easily Create a Custom Class Decoder for a Captured Device

Question from the Customer:

I am integrating a proprietary device that uses a custom class to communicate with the host driver. For this project, I need a class decoder to interpret the packets received by the analyzer – what do you advise? I’m using the Beagle USB 480 Protocol Analyzer.

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your q...