The Type-C Blogging Community is on Fire!

Last year, Total Phase entered the world of USB Type-C with the release of the USB Power Delivery Analyzer (our version of Google’s Chromium USB-PD Sniffer, Twinkie). Last month Total Phase released another Type-C product, the Advanced Cable Tester. And I must say, the Type-C community has been very hospitable and made our experience very ...

Smart Kitchen Appliances - Cooking with Embedded Devices

As technology continues its relentless march into our lives, it seems that we will soon start living like the Jetsons. A decade ago, the science behind a microwave oven was a wonder to many people, whereas today we use it on a daily basis and can’t imagine our lives without it. Indeed, we are racing towards a smart-future where intelligent sys...

USB-IF Compliance at Taipei and the Total Phase Advanced Cable Tester

UPDATE 2019-05-31: Total Phase has released the new Advanced Cable Tester v2, a successor to the original product mentioned below.  The original version is no longer supported. Click here to learn more about the Advanced Cable Tester v2.

 

The USB-IF Compliance Workshop in Taipei  November 7-12 marked the end of my 4-week trip in Asia – ac...

What is Available and Works Best for Analyzing and Troubleshooting an eSPI Technology Device?

Question from the Customer:

We’re starting to work with a new chip that is based on Intel’s Enhanced SPI (eSPI) specification. We have the Beagle I2C/SPI Analyzer – it looks like we can use that tool for working with this eSPI device. Is that right? Our system’s signal voltage level is 1.8V so it looks like we’ll need the Level Shift...

Taming Type-C with the Advanced Cable Tester

UPDATE 2019-05-31: Total Phase has released the new Advanced Cable Tester v2, a successor to the original product mentioned below.  The original version is no longer supported. Click here to learn more about the Advanced Cable Tester v2.

 

Earlier this week we released the Advanced Cable Tester - the first of its kind USB cable tester. (Rea...

USB Type-C popularity growing - mainstream?

With Apple's recent announcement of 4 USB Type-C ports on the new MacBook Pro, there's no doubt USB Type-C is moving from the 'early adopter' stage to more mainstream.

USB Type-C goes mainstream USB Type-C goes mainstream                                      image source theverge.com - Vjeran Pavic

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